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art educator , art library administrator

Courtney Ann Shaw, American art library administrator, art educator.


Shaw, Courtney Ann was born on February 10, 1946 in Hagerstown, Maryland, United States. Daughter of Darrel Thomas and Elizabeth Josephine (Penn) Shaw.


Student, Westminster College, 1966. Bachelor in English Literature, University Wisconsin, 1968. Master of Library Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1970.

Postgraduate, Mesa (Arizona) Community College, since 1971. Postgraduate, Arizona State University, 1975. Postgraduate, Lake Placid School of Art, 1976.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1992.


Trust clerk, National City Bank, Cleveland, 1968-1969;assistant library, Yavapai Junior College, Prescott, Arizona, 1970-1971;subject specialist, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1971-1975;head Fine Arts Library., Lake Placid (New York) School Art, Center Music, Drama and Art, 1975-1976;head Art Library., U. Maryland., College Park, 1976-1994;lecturer life science reference library, U. Maryland., College Park, since 1994. Lecturer Arizona State University, Tempe, 1973-1975, Lake Placid School Art, 1975-1976,Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1984 and various art groups and conferences. Member and chair numerous university committees.


  • Other Work

    • Series editor Art and Craft, 1986. Maryland state editor: Art Libraries and Visual Resource Collections in North America, 1977. Contributor numerous articles to newsletters and professional journals.


Member American Tapestry Alliance (editor newsletter 1993-1994), International Tapestry Network (American representative advisory board 1990-1993), Art Libraries Society District of Columbia, V. and Maryland. (committee 1986-1994, chairman 1976-1977), Art Libraries Society North America (academic coordinator 1980-1981, legislation day representative, committee, or subcommittee 1984-1986), Medical Library. Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ice skating, studio art, animals.


Darrel Thomas Shaw

Elizabeth Josephine (Penn) Shaw