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Charles K. Steiner

painter , museum director

Charles K. Steiner, museum director, painter. Spears travel grantee Princeton University, 1995; Metropolitan Museum Art travel grantee, Europe, 1981.

Background

Steiner, Charles K. was born on April 27, 1951 in Champaign, Illinois, United States. Son of Gilbert Y. and Louise (King) Steiner.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cornell University, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, George Washington University, 1976.

Career

Aide, educator Perceva, St. Prex, Switzerland, 1973-1974. Rockefeller Foundation fellow Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1976-1977, assistant and associate museum educator, 1977-1986. Assistant director The Art Museum, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1986—1990, associate director, 1990—2000.

Director Wichita Art Museum, Kansas, since 2000. Board directors Save Outdoor Sculpture, New Jersey, 1994-1995, Arts Council Princeton, 1972-1976. Member art board Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1983-1986.

Visiting painter Edward Albee Foundation, Montauk, New York, 1977-1978.

Works

  • Exhibited in solo shows in New York City and Princeton. Group shows at George Washington University, Washington, 1982, Delphine Gallery, Santa Barbara, California, 1987, Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery/Southern Utah University, Cedar City, 1993, Lexington Gallery, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, 1993, others. Represented in collections at 3M, Minneapolis, New York Health and Hospital Corporation, Montgomery County (Maryland) Collection.

    Author publications in field.

Connections

Married Mary B. Shepard. Children: Frances Shepard, Hope Bradley.

father:
Gilbert Y. Steiner

mother:
Louise (King) Steiner

spouse:
Mary B. Shepard

children:
Frances Shepard Steiner

Hope Bradley Steiner