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Karen Gail Nelson

Karen Gail Nelson, American educational services coordinator. Member American Association Museum (chair jury committee media & technical committee since 1993), National Art Educators Association, California Art Educators Association.

Background

  • Nelson, Karen Gail was born on November 19, 1952 in San Bernardino, California, United States. Daughter of James Wold and Dorothy Louise (Dilla) Nelson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, California State University, San Bernardino, 1974. Standard secondary teaching credential, California State University, San Bernardino, 1975. Master of Arts in Teaching, George Washington University, 1979.

    Career

    • Interpretive specialist art The Oakland (California) Museum, since 1989. Teacher Gin Gin State High School, Queensland, Australia, 1975-1976. Facilitator Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, 1977-1978.

      Head of education Fort Wayne (Indiana) Museum of Art, 1979-1985. Coordinator educational services Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, 1985-1988. Adjunct professor J. F. Kennedy University, Orinda, California, since 1994.

      Board directors Cultural Connections, San Francisco, since 1992.

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Association Museum (chair jury committee media & technical committee since 1993), National Art Educators Association, California Art Educators Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, sailing, skating.

    Connections

    • father: James Wold Nelson
    • mother: Dorothy Louise (Dilla) Nelson
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    Born November 19, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      California State University
    • 1975
      California State University
    • 1979
      George Washington University
    • 1975 - 1976
      teacher, Gin Gin State High School
      Queensland, Australia
    • 1977 - 1978
      facilitator Municipal Art Gallery
    • 1979 - 1985
      head, of education Fort Wayne (Indiana) Museum of Art
    • 1985 - 1988
      coordinator, educational services Neuberger Museum
      Purchase, New York, United States
    • 1989
      Interpretive specialist, art The Oakland (California) Museum