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program director , art educator

Edwin Stewart Pinkston, American art educator, program director. Named Professor of Year Alumni Foundation, Louisiana Technology University, 1988, University Distinguished Professor, Louisiana Technology University, 1989-1994. Member College Art Association.


Pinkston, Edwin Stewart was born on January 3, 1943 in Tallulah, Louisiana, United States. Son of Jesse O. and Georgia Payne (Durham) Pinkston.


Student, School Visual Arts, 1965. Student, Columbia University, 1965. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Louisiana College, 1965.

Master of Arts, Louisiana State University, 1968.


Graduate assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1966-1968;assistant professor, Louisiana Technology U., Ruston, 1968-1974;instructor Rome, Italy program, Louisiana Technology U., Ruston, 1972;associate professor, Louisiana Technology U., Ruston, 1974-1978;graduate coordinator Master of Fine Arts program, Louisiana Technology U., Ruston, since 1976;professor art, Louisiana Technology U., Ruston, since 1979. Juror many exhibitions, competitions and contests, since 1968. Lecturer U. Arkansas, Little Rock, 1989, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1990.

Member of advisory board Collegiate Press, San Diego, since 1991.


  • Other Work

    • Artist, illustrator: Ten Notable Women of Latin America, 1978. Drawings included in book On Drawing, 1991. One-man show includes Contemporary Arts Museum, New Orleans, 1980.

      Numerous group shows.


Member College Art Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, jazz and classical music.


Married Dawn Briggs, August 27, 1965. Children: Wynn, Amy, Josh.

Jesse O. Pinkston

Georgia Payne (Durham) Pinkston

Dawn Briggs

Wynn Pinkston

Amy Pinkston

Josh Pinkston