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auctioneer , writer , art critic

Corinna Pakenham Clendenen, American Art critic, writer, auctioneer. Auctioneer for non-profit fundraising auctions, Connecticut and Massachusetts, since 1992; board directors Projects for a New Millenium, New Haven, Connecticut, since 1996. Member Shoreline Alliance for Arts (co-chair visual arts committee since 1997).

Background

Clendenen, Corinna Pakenham was born on June 29, 1953 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Gordon Ross and Jane Kendrick (Pakenham) Smith.

Education

Bachelor in Art History, Ohio State University, 1975. Master of Arts in Cinema Studies, New York University, 1976.

Career

Free-lance writer on art and art news, various arts magazines, New York City, Boston and Connecticut, since 1975;head speakers bureau, Sotheby's, New York City, 1980-1982;art and antiques auction administrator, Public Broadcast Station Channel 13, New York City, 1979-1980. Front counter assistant Christie's, New York City, 1977-1979. Auctioneer Auction 393, New York City, 1976-1977.

Membership

Auctioneer for non-profit fundraising auctions, Connecticut and Massachusetts, since 1992. Board directors Projects for a New Millenium, New Haven, Connecticut, since 1996. Member Shoreline Alliance for Arts (co-chair visual arts committee since 1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: horsemanship, Submillimetre Common-User Bolometer Array diving, traveling.

Connections

Married William Herbert Clendenen Junior, May 7, 1994. Children: Allison, Derek, Luke.

father:
Gordon Ross Smith

mother:
Jane Kendrick (Pakenham) Smith

spouse:
William Herbert Clendenen Junior

children:
Allison Clendenen

Derek Clendenen

Luke Clendenen