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artist

Andrew Courtney, American artist. Recipient 1st prize, Westchester Arts Council, 2000, 2004, Justice and Peace award, Wespac, 1992.

Background

Courtney, Andrew was born on October 17, 1936 in New York City. Son of Harry and Jane Courtney.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, 1958. Master of Fine Arts, Columbia Teachers College, 1971.

Career

Teacher fine arts Woodlands High School, Hartsdale, New York, 1961—1991. Teacher photography Evening Star Photography, Peekskill, 1991—2004. Film maker, director Red Hill Films.

Regional presenter Middle East Peace Solutions. Professor photography Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, 1991—2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Still photography, Success: Welfare Women Return to Work, 2000 (Women's Army Corps award, 2000), Salaam: Arab Americans, 2004 (Women's Army Corps award, 2004). Filmmaker: (documentaries) The Word on the Street, 2004 (Croton Film Festival 1st prize, 2004).

Membership

Activist Palestine Right of Return, New York, since 1999, New Jersey, since 1999. Organizer Nicaragua Construction Brigade, 1984—1987, Palestine Medical Relief, 1991. Secretary board W.I.S.E. School Reform, White Plains, New York, since 1991.

Board directors Wise Individualized Senior Experience, 1991—2005. Organizer Wespac Foundation, White Plains, since 1982.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Kayaking, birdwatching, dogs.

Connections

father:
Harry Courtney

mother:
Jane Courtney