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Joan Markowitz

Joan Markowitz, museum director, curator. Chair art auction Boulder County Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project, Boulder, 1991; volunteer I Have A Dream foundation, Boulder, since 1997; art project director Expanded Visions: Four Women Artists Print the American Weest, Women of West Museum; curator Dark Resonance, Boulder Museum Contemporary Art, 2003.

Background

  • Markowitz, Joan was born on November 18, 1946 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hunter College, 1967. Master of Arts in Art History, University Colorado, 1998.

    Career

    • Teacher New York Public Schools, 1967-1968, Chicago Public Schools, Maywood, Illinois, 1968-1971, San Antonio Public Schools, 1971-1972. Educational consultant Behavioral Research Laboratories, San Francisco, 1975-1977. Free-lance writer Boulder, Colorado, 1978-1979.

      Art gallery owner MacLaren/Markowitz Gallery, 1979-1989. Art consultant, curator Joan Markowitz Fine Arts, Boulder and Mill Valley, California, since 1989. Art project director Women of the West Museum, Boulder, since 1999.

      Juror Open Studies, Boulder, 1996-1998. Curator Comic Relief exhibition, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1991, Artistic Responses to Crypto-Judaism in the Southwest, Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, 1999, Philippe Halsman, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1999.

    Membership

    Chair art auction Boulder County Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project, Boulder, 1991. Volunteer I Have A Dream foundation, Boulder, since 1997. Art project director Expanded Visions: Four Women Artists Print the American Weest, Women of West Museum.

    Curator Dark Resonance, Boulder Museum Contemporary Art, 2003.
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    Born November 18, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Hunter College
    • 1998
      University Colorado
    • 1967 - 1968
      Teacher, New York Public Schools
    • 1968 - 1971
      Teacher, New York Public Schools
      Maywood, California, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      Teacher, New York Public Schools
    • 1975 - 1977
      educational consultant, Behavioral Research Laboratories
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1978 - 1979
      free-lance writer, Boulder
      Colorado, United States
    • 1979 - 1989
      art gallery owner MacLaren/Markowitz Gallery
    • 1989
      art consultant
      California, United States
    • 1999
      art project director, Women of the West Museum
      Boulder, Colorado, United States
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