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artist , educator

David Andrew Gillison, Australian artist, educator. Founder, director Research Conservation Foundation of Papua New Guinea, Goroka, since 1982; Fellow: Wildlife Conservation Society of New York.

Background

Gillison, David Andrew was born on November 27, 1936 in Melbourne, Australia. Son of Douglas Napier and Joan Mary Gillison.

Education

Master of Fine Arts, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, 1960—1964. Postgraduate, Slade School Fine Art, London, 1961—1962. Postgraduate, Bisitsu Daigaku, Kyoto, Japan, 1965—1966.

Career

Lecturer Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, New York, 1970—1978, assistant professor, 1978—1986, associate professor, 1986—2003, professor, since 2003, instructor in 3D modeling and animation, digital photography. Instructor digital photography drawing, and 3D computer modeling and animation.

Membership

Founder, director Research Conservation Foundation of Papua New Guinea, Goroka, since 1982. Fellow: Wildlife Conservation Society of New York.

Connections

Married Esther Catherine Shleser, May 18, 1967 (divorced June 1998). Children: Samantha, Douglas.

father:
Douglas Napier

mother:
Joan Mary Gillison

spouse:
Esther Catherine Shleser

children:
Samantha Gillison

Douglas Gillison