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educator , museum director

Allys Palladino-Craig, museum director, educator. Individual artist fellow Florida Arts Council, 1979. Member American Association Museum, Florida Art Museum Directors Association (secretary 1989-1991), Phi Beta Kappa.


Palladino-Craig, Allys was born on March 23, 1947 in Pontiac, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Stephan Vincent and Mary (Anderson) Palladino.


Bachelor in English, Florida State University, 1967. Graduate, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1969. Master of Fine Arts, Florida State University, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities, Florida State University, 1996.


Editorial assistant project University Virginia Press, Charlottesville, 1970-1976. Instructor English Institute Franco Americain, Rennes, France, 1974. Adjunct instructor Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1978-1979, director Four Arts Center, 1979-1982, director University Museum of Fine Arts, since 1982, professor museum studies.

Member grad faculty Museum Studies Certified Program Florida State University.


  • Other Work

    • Curator, contributing editor: Nocturnes and Nightmares, Monochrome/Polychrome, Chroma, High Roads & Low Roads-Anthems, Dirges, Myths. Contributing editor: Body Language. Guest curator, author: Mark Messersmith: New Mythologies.

      Curator, editor Albert Paley--Sculpture, Drawings, Graphics and Decorative Arts, Trevor Bell: A British Painter in America, and Trial by Fire: Contemporary Glass. Curator, author: The Abridged Walmsley--Selections from the Career of William Aubrey Walmsley, co-curator, contributing author: Terrestrial Forces. Author: Jack Nichelson: Micro-Theatres, Alexa Kleinbard: Talking Leaves, Jake Fernandez--Ethereal Journeyman, Jim Roche-Sense of Place.

      Editor: Athanor I-XXVIII, since 1980.


Member American Association Museum, Florida Art Museum Directors Association (secretary 1989-1991), Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: antique American fountain pen collecting.


Married Malcolm Arnold Craig, August 20, 1967. Children– Ansel, Reed, Nicholas.

Stephan Vincent Palladino

Mary (Anderson) Palladino

Malcolm Arnold Craig

Ansel Palladino-Craig

Reed Palladino-Craig

Nicholas Palladino-Craig