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artist , art educator

David Schirm, art educator, artist. Fulbright fellow, United States Information Agency, Sri Lanka, 1994, India and Sri Lanka, 2004. Councilman, Batavia, New York, 1994—1998.

Background

Schirm, David was born on March 31, 1945. Son of Norman Benjamen Schirm and Myra Virginia Barnhart.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1972.

Career

Art educator Carnegie Mellon University, 1972—1975, University Cincinnati, 1977, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977—1980, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, 1980—1981, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1981—1983, University at Buffalo, since 1985. Chair department visual studies University at Buffalo, since 2004.

Membership

Councilman, Batavia, New York, 1994—1998.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, reading, woodworking.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Gemperlein. Children: Riddley, Kateri.

father:
Norman Benjamen Schirm

mother:
Myra Virginia Barnhart

spouse:
Elizabeth Gemperlein

children:
Riddley Schirm

Kateri Schirm