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Bruce Etchison Edit Profile

conservator , Museum director

Bruce Etchison was museum director, conservator. Member of International Institute for the Conservation of Museum Art Objects, State of Maryland Arts Commission.

Background

Etchison, Bruce was born on December 19, 1918 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Page McKendree and Lucille Etchison.

Education

Bachelor, American University, 1941. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1948. Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1949.

Career

Director Washington County Museum Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1950—1964, Abbey Aldrich Rockefeller Museum, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1964—1966. Art conservator Bear Pond Studio, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, 1967—1986. Retired

Instructor arts appreciation Hagerstown Junior College, 1953—1957.

Television art teacher Washington County Board Education, Hagerstown, 1954—1959. Chief petty officer United States Coast Guard, 1941-1946.

Membership

Member of International Institute for the Conservation of Museum Art Objects, State of Maryland Arts Commission.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, sculpting, graphic arts.

Connections

Married Martha Jane Esterline, April 10, 1942. Children: Craig, Jeanette, Page.

father:
Page McKendree

mother:
Lucille Etchison

spouse:
Martha Jane Esterline

child:
Craig Etchison

child:
Jeanette Etchison

child:
Page Etchison