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Andreas Storrs Andersen

educator , artist

Andreas Storrs Andersen, American educator, artist. Member faculty U. Arizona, 1935-1961, professor art, head department, 1940-1961, director university art gallery, 1949-1956; Fellow Royal Society Arts (London); member National Association Schools Art (director 1967-1971), American Association University Professors, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

Andersen, Andreas Storrs was born on October 6, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur Olaf and Mary (Storrs) Andersen.

Education

Student Carnegie Institute Technology, 1928-1930, Academy di Belli Arti, Rome, Italy, 1930-1931. The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1931-1934. Diploma British Academy Fine Arts, Rome, 1931.

Career

Member faculty U. Arizona, 1935-1961, professor art, head department, 1940-1961, director university art gallery, 1949-1956. Director Otis The Art Institute of Chicago of Los Angeles County, 1961-1974, president, 1968-1974. Co-director Southwestern Indian Art Project, 1960-1961.

Paintings exhibited Metropolitan Museum Art, Whitney Museum Art, Cocoran Gallery Art, M.H. De Young Memorial Museum. Represented in permanent collections International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, U. Arizona, private collections. President emeritus Tucson Art Center.

Membership

Member faculty U. Arizona, 1935-1961, professor art, head department, 1940-1961, director university art gallery, 1949-1956. Fellow Royal Society Arts (London). Member National Association Schools Art (director 1967-1971), American Association University Professors, Beta Theta Pi.

Connections

Married Louise Susan Spaulding, October 6, 1934. Children: Frances Stinson, Mary Ader.

father:
Arthur Olaf Andersen

mother:
Mary (Storrs) Andersen

spouse:
Louise Susan Spaulding

children:
Frances Stinson Andersen

Mary Ader Andersen