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Edward William Navone, American artist, educator. Grantee Sweet Summer Sabbatical Italy, France, 1994, Sweet Sabbatical Italy, Austria, 1999, Italy, Belgium, France, 2002, University Research Committee joint project to design, execute and install a ceramic mural in corridor of Garvey Fine Arts Center, 1990, Summer Sweet Sabbatical New York, 1970, 40th Anniversary Retrospective, Mulvane Art Museum, 2003.


Navone, Edward William was born on October 5, 1937 in Richmond, California, United States. Son of Julio Mario and Helen Marie (Gianelli) Navone.


Bachelor in art, San Jose (California) State College, 1959;Master of Arts in art, San Jose (California) State College, 1961;postgraduate, University of California, Berkeley, 1961-1962.


Visiting instructor Eastern Washington State College, Cheney, 1962-1963. From instructor to professor Washburn University, Topeka, since 1964, emeritus professor. Assistant director Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, 1964-1979.

Taught and conducted course on Italian Renaissance Art History including 20-day trip to Italy, 1972, 73, 90-94, 2000, 04. Consultant Salina Arts and Humanities Commission, 1989. Member various committees including academy policy committee, 1981-1984, athletic committee, 1978-1979, special instructional program committee, 1974-1981, library committee, 1966-1981.

Participant in Art in Embassy Program, 2005.



Member College Art Association, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, classical music, photography.


Julio Mario Navone

Helen Marie (Gianelli) Navone