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Martha Wilson

Martha Wilson, museum director. National Education Association fellow, 1983, 78; recipient citation for commitment to principle of freedom of expression Robert S. Clark, Nathan Cummings, Joyce Mertz-Gilmore, Rockefeller and Andy Warhol Foundations, 1993; Governor's award for Service to Arts Skowhegan School, 1991.


  • Wilson, Martha was born on December 18, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Wilmington College, 1969. Master of Arts in English Literature, Dalhousie University, 1971. Postgraduate, Dalhousie University, 1972.


    • Assistant to managing editor Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1974-1975. Founder, director Franklin Furnace Archive, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1976. Adjustment lecturer Nova Scotia College Art and Design, Halifax, Canada, 1972-1974, Brooklyn College, 1975-1976, School Visual Arts, New York City, 1978, New School, New York City, 1993.
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    Born December 18, 1947
    (age 69)
    • 1969
      Wilmington College
    • 1971
      Dalhousie University
    • 1972
      Dalhousie University
    • 1974 - 1975
      Assistant, to managing editor Harry N. Abrams