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Darwin William Marable Edit Profile

historian , photographer

Darwin William Marable, American photographer, historian.


Marable, Darwin William was born on January 15, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of William Williams and Norma Teresa (Phillips) Marable.


Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1960. Master of Arts in Art History, San Francisco State University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in History of Photography, University New Mexico, 1980.

Studied with, Thomas F. Barrow, Van Deren Coke, Beaumont Newhall, others.


Lecturer San Francisco State University, 1976-1977, 82, California College Arts and Crafts, Oakland, 1977-1978, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, 1990-1991, 92. Instructor University California, Berkeley Extension, since 1995. Panelist California Arts Council, Sacramento, 1986.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous essays, reviews and interviews to professor publications including Photo Metro, Artweek, The Washington DC Times, others.


Board directors Diablo Symphony Orchestra, Walnut Creek, California, 1979-1981, Lafayette (California) Arts and Sciences Foundation, 1980-1981, Contra Costa Alliance for the Arts, Martinez, California, 1980-1981. Volunteer University California Student-Alumni Mentor Program, University New Mexico Outreach, Friends of Photography Docent Program. Arts commissioner Arts and Culture Commission Contra Costa County, since 2003.

Member History of Photography Group, The Friends of Photography, Society Photographic Education, Photo Alliance.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, genealogy.


Married Joan Ynez Frazell, May 23, 1964. 1 child, Theresa Simone.

William Williams Marable

Norma Teresa (Phillips) Marable

Joan Ynez Frazell

Theresa Simone Marable