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curator , art historian

Barbara Lee Tannenbaum, American curator, art historian. Committee member Campus Fine Art and Design committee, University Akron, 1988-2003; organizer Women at the Summit Festival, 1997, A Festival of Women Photographers, New York City, 1996-1997. Member Oracle, Intuit.

Background

Tannenbaum, Barbara Lee was born on August 15, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Reed College, 1975. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1993.

Career

Director Ox-Bow Summer School of Art, Saugatuck, Michigan, 1980-1981. Curator Seymour Rosofsky Memorial Foundation, Chicago, 1981—1985. Instructor University Illinois, 1982.

Visiting professor University Wyoming, 1983. Instructor Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1983—1985. Chief curator Akron (Ohio) Art Museum, 1985-1997, chief curator, head public programs, 1997—2007, director of curatorial affairs, since 2007.

Instructor human values in medicine program North-East Ohio University Colleges Medicine, 1986-1996. National advisory board Photo Lucida, Portland, since 2000. Board trustees, International Cooperation Administration-Art Conservation, Cleveland, since 2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, contbr: Akron Art Museum: Art Since 1850, An Introduction to the Collection, 2001, Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Am American Visionary, 1991, Detroit Disassembled: Photographs by Andrew Moore, 2010.

Membership

Committee member Campus Fine Art and Design committee, University Akron, 1988-2003. Organizer Women at the Summit Festival, 1997, A Festival of Women Photographers, New York City, 1996-1997. Member Oracle, Intuit.

Connections

Married Mark Soppeland.

spouse:
Mark Soppeland.