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Howard Edmund Wooden

Howard Edmund Wooden, museum director, art researcher. Fulbright teaching fellow Athens (Greece) College, 1951-1952; research grantee National Institutes of Health, 1955-1965; recipient Gari Melchers Memorial medal Artist's Fellowship, Incorporated, New York York City, 1987. Member International Council Museums, American Association Museum, Association Art Museum Directors, College Art Assn American.

Background

  • Wooden, Howard Edmund was born on October 10, 1919 in Baltimore. Son of Howard Edmund and Maria (Barth) Wooden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1946. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1948.

    Career

    • Instructor, director education St. Paul's School, Baltimore, 1942-1950. Instructor art University Evansville (Indiana), 1953-1963. Associate professor University Florida, Gainesville, 1963-1966.

      Museum director Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1966-1975, Wichita (Kansas) Art Museum, 1975-1989, director emeritus, 1989-1995. Consultant exhibition juror, numerous locations, 1956-1986. Art tour guide England, France, Italy, Greece, Germany, United States of America, 1965-1995.

      Associate professor Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1968-1975. Lecturer Wichita State University, 1980-1981.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Anglican Church

    Membership

    Member International Council Museums, American Association Museum, Association Art Museum Directors, College Art Assn American.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Irene Burkert, 1941. Children: Virginia Lee Wooden Hyde, Howard E.
    • father: Howard Edmund Wooden
    • mother: Maria (Barth) Wooden
    • spouse: Virginia Irene Burkert
    • children: Virginia Lee Wooden Hyde Wooden
    • Howard E. Wooden
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    Born October 10, 1919
    Died April 28, 1995
    (aged 75)
    Nationality
    • 1946
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1948
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1942 - 1950
      Instructor, education St. Paul's School
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1942 - 1950
      director, education St. Paul's School
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1953 - 1963
      instructor, art University Evansville (Indiana)
    • 1963 - 1966
      associate, professor University Florida
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
    • 1966 - 1975
      museum director, Sheldon Swope Art Museum
      Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
    • 1975 - 1989
      museum director, Sheldon Swope Art Museum
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