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Herk Van Tongeren Edit Profile

sculptor , Arts administrator

Herk Van Tongeren, American sculptor, arts administrator. Recipient Honorary award, Duke University, 1974, College Marin, 1976, State University of New York-Purchase, 1978, Art Students League, New York City, 1978, Cooper Union, New York City, 1979; grantee, University North Carolina, 1973; Research grantee, 1967-1970, Material grantee, 1967, 1969, New Jersey Arts Council fellowship, 1983.

Background

Tongeren, Herk Van was born on August 19, 1943 in Holland, Michigan, United States. Son of Harold Vernon and Sally Ann Van Tongeren.

Education

Bachelor, University Colorado, 1968. Master of Fine Arts, University Colorado, 1970.

Career

Instructor University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1971—1974. Assistant manager Art Castings Colorado, Loveland, 1974—1975. Assistant professor art San Diego State University, 1975—1977.

President, executive director Johnson Atelier Technology Institute Sculpture, Princeton, New Jersey, since 1977. Member faculty University British Columbia, Canada, 1976—1977, University California, Berkeley, 1980.

Works

Membership

Member of faculty U. B.C. (Canada), 1976-1977, University of California-Berkeley, 1980.

Connections

1 child Trygve Erling.

father:
Harold Vernon

mother:
Sally Ann Van Tongeren

child:
Trygve Erling Tongeren