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David M. Forgang Edit Profile

Museum curator

David M. Forgang, American curator. Recipient Unit Award citation United States Department Interior, 1974. Mariposa County advisor El Portal (California) Town Planning Advisory Board, 1984-1994.

Background

Forgang, David M. was born on March 26, 1947 in New York City. Son of Joseph Hyman and Clarice (Ishbia) Forgang.

Education

Bachelor in Anthropology, University Arizona, 1968. Master in Anthropology, University Arizona, 1971.

Career

Mus. curator Southern Arizona Group, National Pk. Svc., Phoenix, 1971-1977;regional curator western region, National Pk. Svc., San Francisco, 1977-1982;curator Yosemite (California) Museum, National Pk.

Svc., since 1982;

president Yosemite Renaissance Art Competition, 1983-1994. Director Yosemite Artist in Residence Program, since 1985.

Membership

Mariposa County advisor El Portal (California) Town Planning Advisory Board, 1984-1994.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, canoeing, hunting, gardening.

Connections

Married Joyce Enid Blumenthal, June 15, 1968 (divorced May 1979). Children: Adam, Bradley.

father:
Joseph Hyman Forgang

mother:
Clarice (Ishbia) Forgang

spouse:
Joyce Enid Blumenthal

children:
Adam Forgang

Bradley Forgang