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sculptor , art educator

Douglas Timothy Murray, British sculptor, art educator. Member National Association Schools Art and Design, Tri-State Sculptors (North Carolina representative 1988-1995), International Sculpture Center.

Background

Murray, Douglas Timothy was born on October 28, 1938 in Reading, England. Came to the United States, 1947, naturalized, 1976. Son of Henry Royston Murray and Miriam Whigtman Hewett.

Education

Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1961. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, 1966.

Career

Instructor art, Brevard (North Carolina) College, 1963-1966;assistant professor art, Brevard (North Carolina) College, 1966-1971;associate professor art, Brevard (North Carolina) College, 1971-1983;professor art, Brevard (North Carolina) College, 1983-1995;Edward W. Seese Distinguished Svc. professor art, Brevard (North Carolina) College, since 1995. Board directors Transylvania Arts Council, Brevard, 1990-1996. Trustee Asheville (North Carolina) Art Museum, 1989-1995.

Visiting scholar U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1989, Clemson (South Carolina.) U., 1982, 85, Indiana State University, Evansville, 1983, 96.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Sculpture commissions include works for Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Brevard, Brevard College, Alfred Platt Home, PBrevard, Fogg-Lane Home, Cashiers, North Carolina.

Membership

Member National Association Schools Art and Design, Tri-State Sculptors (North Carolina representative 1988-1995), International Sculpture Center.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, reading, golf, collecting clay works.

Connections

Married Betty Irene Patton, September 7, 1963 (deceased August 1968). 1 child, Gordon; married Mary Whitehurst, December 27, 1969.

father:
Henry Royston Murray

mother:
Miriam Whigtman Hewett

spouses:
Betty Irene Patton

Mary Whitehurst

child:
Gordon Murray