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artist , educator

George Dergalis, Greek artist, educator.

Background

Dergalis, George was born in 1928 in Athens, Greece. Son of Demetrios and Zina Dergalis.

Education

Master of Fine Arts, Academy Belle Arti, Rome, 1951. Diploma, Boston Museum School, 1959.

Career

Instructor Boston Museum School, 1961-1969, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1961-1994. Private instruction Wayland, Massachusetts, since 1969. Chairman, curator Festival Bostonians for Art and Humanity, 1976.

Chairman curator prisom art Institute Contemporary Art Boston, 1975-1976. Artist-in-residence Partners of Americas, Colombia, 1979. Lecturer Helicon, Harvard University, 1981.

Works

Membership

Trustee, Graham Junior College, 1971. Honorary director Boston Ballet, 1971. Member Attleboro Museum.

Member nominating committee 2007-2009, National Design awards Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York City With United States Air Force, 1951-1954. Member of Attleboro Museum, Copley Society Boston (vice president, art chairman 1978, Excellence in Technique award 1978), Alumni Association Boston Museum School (president 1966-1967).

Connections

Married Margaret Murphey. 1 child by previous marriage, Alexis.

father:
Demetrios Dergalis

mother:
Zina Dergalis

spouse:
Margaret Murphey