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artist , educator , author

Albert Wright Porter, American author, artist, educator. Recipient 1st place award Palos Verdes Art Festival, 1977. Captain United States Air Force, 1944-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member National Watercolor Society (vice president 1977-1978, award 1972), Watercolor West, Art Educators Los Angeles (Outstanding Achievement award 1988).

Background

Porter, Albert Wright was born on November 25, 1923 in Brooklyn. Son of Arthur and Gertrude (Wright) Porter.

Education

Associate of Arts, Compton Junior College, 1942. Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1950. Master of Arts, California State University, Los Angeles, 1957.

Career

Teacher, Los Angeles Public Schools, 1950-1958;art supervisor, Los Angeles Public Schools, 1958-1971;freelance artist, lecturer, Los Angeles, since 1958;author, Los Angeles, since 1974;professor art, California State University, Fullerton, 1971-1989;professor emeritus, California State University, Fullerton, since 1989.

Works

Membership

Captain United States Air Force, 1944-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member National Watercolor Society (vice president 1977-1978, award 1972), Watercolor West, Art Educators Los Angeles (Outstanding Achievement award 1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, travel, reading, golf.

Connections

Married Shirley Alberta Owens, February 2, 1946. Children: Kim Kronfeld, Todd.

father:
Arthur Porter

mother:
Gertrude (Wright) Porter

spouse:
Shirley Alberta Owens

children:
Kim Kronfeld Porter

Todd Porter