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Ellen Simak, American curator. Member American Association Museum, Tennessee Association Museum, Southeastern Museum Conference, College Art Association, Association Historians of America Art.

Background

Simak, Ellen was born on March 11, 1951 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Clifford Donald and Agnes Helen (Kuchenberg) Simak.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism and English, University Minnesota, 1973. Bachelor in Art History, University Minnesota, 1982. Master of Arts in Art History, University Delaware, 1986.

Career

Editor, Miller Public Company, Minneapolis, 1974-1979;program assistant, National Federation State Humanities Couns., Minneapolis, 1979-1982;curator American art, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, 1986-1988;curator of collections, Hunter Museum American Art, Chattanooga, since 1988. Member art selection committee Omaha Airport Authority, 1986-1987. Member panel Public Art Review Committee, Omaha, 1986-1988.

President, board directors Arts and Education Council, Chattanooga, 1989-1994. Review project grants Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, 1987-1988.

Membership

Member American Association Museum, Tennessee Association Museum, Southeastern Museum Conference, College Art Association, Association Historians of America Art.

Connections

father:
Clifford Donald Simak

mother:
Agnes Helen (Kuchenberg) Simak