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Elizabeth Neilson Armstrong, American curator. Recipient government merit award for outstanding performance National Endowment of the Humanities, 1979; humanities graduate research grantee University California, 1981; fellow for museum professionals National Endowment for Arts, 1989.

Background

Armstrong, Elizabeth Neilson was born on June 30, 1952 in Winchester, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Douglas Byron and Ruth Mary (Publow) Armstrong.

Education

Bachelor, Hampshire College, 1974;Master of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1982.

Career

Grants administrator, National Endowment for Humanities, Washington, 1976-1979;research assistant, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1979-1981;consultant, Lowie Museum Anthropology, Berkeley, 1981-1982;National Endowment for Arts curatorial intern, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1982-1983;assistant curator, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1983-1986;associate curator, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1986-1989;curator, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, since 1989. Member of advisory board Capp Street Project, San Francisco, 1987. Guest curatorCtr. for Book Arts, New York City, 1989.

Panelist National Education Association, Washington, 1988, 89, Pew Charitable Trust, 1994. Consultant, reviewer National Gallery Art, Washington, 1990.

Works

Membership

Member advisory committee Minnesota Percent for Art Program, St. Paul, 1987. Board directors Artpaper, Minneapolis, 1989-1993. Member Print Council American, Minnesota Center for Book Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: snorkeling, tennis, skiing.

Connections

Married Daniel Alexander Boone, March 1, 1985. Children: Olivia Armstrong Boone, Phoebe Elizabeth Boone.

father:
Douglas Byron Armstrong

mother:
Ruth Mary (Publow) Armstrong

spouse:
Daniel Alexander Boone

child:
Olivia Armstrong Boone Armstrong

child:
Phoebe Elizabeth Boone Armstrong