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Art history educator

Gavin Edward Townsend, American art history educator. Kress Foundation fellow, 1982-1983; New York State Regents scholar, 1974-1978. Chair History Zoning Commission, Chattanooga, since 1993. Member Society Architectural Historians, College Art Association.

Background

Townsend, Gavin Edward was born on June 16, 1956 in Santa Monica, California, United States. Son of Richard Edward and Ruth (Greene) Townsend.

Education

Bachelor, Hamilton College, 1978; Master of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1981; Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1986.

Career

Teaching assistant, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1979-1986; assistant curator Architectural Drawing Collection, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1982-1986; coordinator Art Gallery, U. Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1986-1993; assistant professor department art, U. Tennessee, Chattanooga, since 1992; associate professor, U. Tennessee, Chattanooga, since 1993; assistant director University Honors Program, U. Tennessee, Chattanooga, since 1992. Director University Honors Program, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chair History Zoning Commission, Chattanooga, since 1993. Member Society Architectural Historians, College Art Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: computer hacking.

Connections

Married Bonnie Beth Bickford, August 29, 1981. 1 child, Evan Edward.

father:
Richard Edward Townsend

mother:
Ruth (Greene) Townsend

spouse:
Bonnie Beth Bickford

child:
Evan Edward Townsend