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Donald Alan Wood

curator

Donald Alan Wood, American curator. Recipient Gold medal American Creativity awards, 1986; Samuel H. Kress Foundation fellow, 1983-1984; grantee Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Art Studies, 1983-1984, 86, 87, National Endowment for Arts, 1987, 90, 92, Japan Foundation, 1991, Institute Museum Services, 1991. Member Association Asian Scholar, Japan-American Society Alabama (charter,, chairman education committee 1992).

Background

Wood, Donald Alan was born on September 14, 1951 in Barberton, Ohio, United States. Son of Raymond J. and Marion Jean Wood.

Education

Bachelor, Wittenberg University, 1974. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1977. Master of Philosophy, University Kansas, 1982.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Kansas, 1985.

Career

Research fellow National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, 1977. Lecturer Kinran junior College, Osaka, Japan, 1977-1980, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan, 1978-1980. Assistant registrar Helen Foresman Specner Museum Art., Lawrence, Kansas, 1984-1985.

Curator oreintal art New Orleans Museum Art, 1985-1987, Brimingham (Alabama) Museum Art, since 1988. Instructor Tulane University, New Orleans, 1986-1987. Adjunct assistant professor University Alabama, Birmingham, since 1988.

Speaker and consultant in field.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals. Exhibited in group shows at New Orleans Museum Art, 1985, 86, 87, Birmingham Museum Art, 1990, 91, Knoxville Museum Art, 1992.

Membership

Member Association Asian Scholar, Japan-American Society Alabama (charter,, chairman education committee 1992).