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artist , educator

Annette Lewis Polan, American artist, educator. Board directors Washington Project Arts/Corcoran Museum, 1994—2000, vice president, since 1995; board directors Smith Farm; Member of Corcoran Faculty Association (president 1988-1989), Washington Women's Forum, International Women's Forum.

Background

Polan, Annette Lewis was born on December 8, 1944 in Huntington, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Lake and Dorothy (Lewis) Polan.

Education

1st degree, Institute des Professors de Francaise, Paris, 1965. Bachelor, Hollins University, 1967. Postgraduate, Corcoran College Art and Design, 1969.

Career

Visiting artist, Art Therapy Italia, Vignale, Italy, 1986;director summer program, La Napoule Art Foundation, Chateau de la Napoule, France, 1987, 88, 90;guest lecturer, China, Japan, 1989;guest lecturer, Australia, 1996;professor, Corcoran School Art, Washington, since 1974;chairman painting department, Corcoran Museum, Washington, since 1991. Director Washington Project for the Arts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Say What I Am, 1989, Relearning the Dark, 1991, Doers of the Word, 1995, portrait commission, Sandra Day O'Connor, Virginia Governor Gaston Caperton, George Calvert, 1st Lord Baltimore, Edward Villela.

Membership

Board directors Washington Project Arts/Corcoran Museum, 1994—2000, vice president, since 1995. Board directors Smith Farm. Member of Corcoran Faculty Association (president 1988-1989), Washington Women's Forum, International Women's Forum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: equitation, skiing.

Connections

Married Arthur Lowell Fox, Junior, August 31, 1969 (divorced 1994). Children: Courtney Van Winkle Fox, Arthur Lowell Fox III.

father:
Lake Polan

mother:
Dorothy (Lewis) Polan

spouse:
Arthur Lowell Fox Junior

children:
Courtney Van Winkle Fox Polan

Arthur Lowell Fox III Polan