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appraiser , historian , art critic , antique dealer

George E. Jordan, American Art critic, historian, antique dealer, appraiser ( hum: library study)art critic, historian, antique dealer, appraiser. Member steering com.WYES-television Public television Art Auction, New Orleans, 1985.

Background

Jordan, George E. was born on October 29, 1940 in Kentucky, United States. Son of William Ransom and Allie (Wells) Jordan.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ringling School Art, 1964. Postgraduate, East Tenn.State U., 1967. Curator Reece Museum, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1966-1968.

Board directors Huntsville Art League and Museum Association, Alabama, 1969. Curator, registrar New Orleans Museum Art, 1970-1972. Art critic Times-Picayune, NewOrleans, 1976-1980.

Critic, free lance writer, since 1980. Instructor art history and painting New Orleans Academy Fine Arts, 1985-1988. Specialist on artists who worked in Louisiana since 1780.

Contributing editor Art and Auction magazine, 1981-1983. Contributor Louisiana Paintings 19th Century, The William GrovesCollection, 1971, Encycl. of New Orleans Artists.

Career

Curator Reece Museum, Johnson City, Texas, 1966—1968. Board directors Huntsville Art League and Museum Association, Alabama, 1969. Curator, registrar New Orleans Museum Art, 1970—1972.

Art critic Times-Picayune, New Orleans, 1976—1980. Critic, writer, since 1980. Instructor art history and painting New Orleans Academy Fine Arts, 1985—1988.

Specialist on artists Louisiana, since 1980. Member steering committee WYES-television Public television Art Auction, New Orleans, 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author Louisiana Paintings 19th Century, The William Groves Collection, 1971, Encycl. Of New Orleans Artists. Co-editor: Art and Auction Magazine, 1981-1983.

Membership

Member steering com.WYES-television Public television Art Auction, New Orleans, 1985.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, shadowbox art.

Connections

Married Casandra Springer Jordan, 1964 (divorced 1972).

father:
William Ransom Jordan

mother:
Allie (Wells) Jordan

spouse:
Casandra Springer Jordan