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art educator

Craig Harbison, American art educator. University California, Davis Research grantee, 1972, Oberlin College grantee, 1972, University Massachusetts Research grantee, 1977, 81, 85, 86, 87, 89, 90; Princeton University fellow, 1966-1969, Samuel H. Kress fellow, 1969, National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1988; recipient Fulbright Commission Travel award, 1985, Renaissance Society of America Nelson prize, honorable mention, 1990.


Harbison, Craig was born on April 19, 1944 in Baltimore. Son of Dale Howard and Lucile Lester (Meeks) Harbison.


Bachelor cum laude, Oberlin College, 1966. Master of Fine Arts, Princeton University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1972.


Acting assistant professor art, University of California, Davis, 1970-1972;assistant professor art, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1972-1974;assistant professor art, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1974-1978;associate professor, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1978-1986;professor art, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, since 1986. Visiting professor Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1989. Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor to books and articles to professional journals.


Member American Association Netherlandic Studies, American History Association, Medieval Academy American, Renaissance Society American, Italian Art Society, History Netherlandish Art, Society Low Countries Studies, College Art Association M C.


Married Sherrill Martin Rood, August 13, 1966. Children: Hanne Sibyl, Colin Rood.

Dale Howard Harbison

Lucile Lester (Meeks) Harbison

Sherrill Martin Rood

Hanne Sibyl Harbison

Colin Rood Harbison