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educator , visual artist

Fred Clifford Burton, Panamanian visual artist, educator.

Background

Burton, Fred Clifford was born on April 19, 1945 in Diablo Heights, Panama. Came to the United States, 1950. Son of Royal Clifford Burton and Marjorie Junita Wheeler.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wichita State University, 1968. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1969. Master of Fine Arts, Wichita State University, 1975.

Career

Instructor Midwe. State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1979-1981. Assistant professor art University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1983-1986. Professor art Memphis College Art, since 1987.

Visiting professor art Radford (Virginia) University, summer 1987, visiting faculty AICA New York Studio Program, New York City, 1990, Penland (North Carolina) College Art, summer 1994. Artist in residence, Michael Karolyi Foundation, Vence, France, 1977, 78, 81, Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic, 1983, Tyrone Guthrie Center, Annaghmakkerig, Ireland, Millay Colony for Arts, Inc., Steepletop, Austerlitz, New York, 1984, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1985, Workspace Fellowship, Woodstock (New York ) School Art, 1986, Tougaloo Art Colony, Jackson, Mississippi, 2001. Artist-in-residence Morris Graves Foundation, Loleta, California, 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator: For Reasons of Music, 1994. Member editorial advisory board, Collegiate Press, San Diego, since 1995. Exhibited shows at University Central Florida Art Gallery, Orlando, Florida 1997, Wichita Art Museum, Kansas, 2000, Memphis Brooks Museum Art, 2000, Cossitt Gallery, Memphis, 2001, Perry/Nicole Gallery, Memphis, 2002, Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, Memphis, 2003, Polk Museum Art, Florida, 2003-2004, Howard Gallery University Nebraska, 2004, Northwest Mississippi Community College Art Gallery, Senatobia, 2006, Tower Fine Arts Gallery, State University of New York, Brockport, 2006.

Connections

Married Stella Giordanengo, February 18, 1987 (divorced 1992).

father:
Royal Clifford Burton

mother:
Marjorie Junita Wheeler

spouse:
Stella Giordanengo