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artist , Visual arts educator

Hilton Brown, American Visual arts educator, artist. Secretary board directors Gay and Lesbian Alliance of Delaware, Wilmington, 1991-1993;co-chair Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Caucus of Commission to Promote Racial and Cultural Diversity, U. Delaware, since 1992, chair faculty senate commission on diversity and affirmative action, 1993-1995, 97-98.

Background

Brown, Hilton was born on September 22, 1938 in Momence, Illinois, United States. Son of Oswald E. and Maud M. (Shronts) Brown.

Education

Student, Goodman Theater/Art Institute Chgo, 1958. Student, University Chicago, 1960. Student, University Illinois, Chicago, 1962.

Certified in fine arts, 1962. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, School of Art Institute Chicago, 1963. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, School of Art Institute Chicago, 1964.

Diploma in Fine Arts, 1962.

Career

Instructor drawing/painting School Art Institute Chicago, 1963—1965. Assistant professor fine art School Fine Arts Washington University, St. Louis, 1965-1968. Assistant professor fine arts Goucher College, Towson, Maryland, 1968-1970, associate professor fine arts, 1970-1975, professor and chair department visual arts, 1975-1978.

Visiting associate professor art history University Delaware, 1974-1978, professor art conservation Newark, 1978-1984, Mayer professor artists techniques, 1984-1988, professor art, art history and art conservation, 1988-1992, Harriet T. Baily professor art, art conservation, art history, museum studies, and women's studies, 1992—2011. Dealer Gary Snyder Project Space: Contemporary American Art, New York City, since 2006. Retired University Delaware, Newark, 2011.

Consultant, lecturer National Teacher Institute/National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1990-2000, since 2006.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (exhibition catalog) The Art and Archives of Ralph Mayer, 1984. Co-author (exhibition catalog) Milk and Eggs: The American Revival of Tempera Painting, 1930-1950, 2002. Co-curator (exhibition) Brandywine River Museum, Akron Art Museum, Spencer Museum, University Kansas, 2002.

      One person show Susan Isaacs Gallery, Wilmington, Delaware, 1990. More than 140 invitational and juried shows, 1961^. Work in museum collections Baltimore Museum Art.

      National Gallery Art, Washington, DC.

Membership

Secretary board directors Gay and Lesbian Alliance of Delaware, Wilmington, 1991-1993. Co-chair Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Caucus of Commission to Promote Racial and Cultural Diversity, University Delaware, 1992-1999, chair faculty senate committee on diversity and affirmative action, 1993-1995, 97-98.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, gardening. E-mail: Hilton.Brown@MVS.UDEL.EDU.

Connections

father:
Oswald E. Brown

mother:
Maud M. (Shronts) Brown