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Ed Kerns, American administrator.


Kerns, Ed was born on February 22, 1945 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Edward J. and Joy (Burgess) Kerns.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Richmond Professional Institute, 1967; Master of Fine Arts, Maryland. Institute, 1969.


Teacher, art, Bentley School, New York City, 1970-1972; head art department, Baldwin School, New York City, 1972-1974; head art department, Friends Seminary, New York City, 1974-1979; associate professor, head art department, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1980-1986; professor art, head art department, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1986-1988; Eugene H. Clapp professor humanities in art department, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, since 1988.


  • Other Work

    • One person exhibitions include Rosa Esman Gallery, New York City, 1974-1987, William Patterson College, Ben Shahn Galleries, Wayne, New Jersey, 1989, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1986, Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, 1984, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Morris Gallery, Philadelphia, 1982. Van Wickle Gallery, Easton, 1980, Suzette Schochet Gallery, Newport, Rhode Island, 1977, Abe Sachs Gallery, New York City, 1972, 74. Group shows include Villanova (Pennsylvania) Art Gallery, 1989, Rosa Esman Gallery, 1975-1977, 79-88, Wilson Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1976, 87, Lafayette College, 1984, Lafayette & Muhlenberg College, 1984, Karl Sterner Gallery, Easton.

      1984, Maryland Institute, 1981, 83, Commodities Corporation, Princeton, New Jersey, 1982, Albright College, 1982, Chicago Art Expo., 1982, Randolph Macon College, 1981, Museo civico e gallerie d'arte e d'arte moderna, Udine, Itaaly, 1980, Goddard-Riverside Gallery, New York City, 1979, many others.


Married Ardith Talbott, October 15, 1983. 1 child, Whitney.

Edward J. Kerns

Joy (Burgess) Kerns

Ardith Talbott

Whitney Kerns