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artist , educator , photographer

Howard Albert Unger, American artist, photographer, educator. Certified open water diver, 1988, advanced scuba diver, 1989. Recipient 1st place award American Greeting Card Competition, 1966; recipient honararium department curriculum and teaching Teachers College, Columbia University, 1973.


Unger, Howard Albert was born on October 13, 1944 in Mount Vernon, New York, United States. Son of Howard Albert and Florence A. (Peterson) University.


Student, Art Students League, New York City, 1961. Student, School Visual Arts, New York City, 1976. Student, New York Institute Holography, 1976.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kent State University, 1966. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1968. Master of Education, Columbia University, 1972.

Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1975. Master of Arts, New York Institute of Technology, 1994.


Graduate teaching fellow in photo-journalism, Kent State University, 1966-1967;instructor in art, Kent State University, 1966-1967;graduate teaching fellow in art, Kent State University, 1967-1968;head program in art, teacher art, Kew-Forest Preparatory School, Kew Gardens, New York, 1968-1969;technician television station, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1971-1972;instructor art and education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1972-1975;instructor curriculum and teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1976-1982;instructor department committee, computing and technical in education, Teachers College, Columbia University, since 1982;assistant professor visual committee technical department humanities, Ocean County College, 1972-1978;associate professor, Ocean County College, 1979-1982;professor, Ocean County College, since 1982;gallery coordinator Fine Arts Center, Ocean County College, since 1972. Part-time graduate instructor committee arts New York Institute Technology, New York City, 1994-1995. Instructor committee and education School Education New York University, 1973-1974.

Design and photograph coordinator Radio Corporation of America Records, New York City, 1969-1970. Freelance designer, since 1965.


  • Certified open water diver, 1988, advanced scuba diver, 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitor photography in one-man shows, Photographis Societas Photographis, Columbia University, 1971, Ziegfeld Gallery, New York City, 1972. Group shows, Kent State University, 1965-1968, Ocean County College, 1973-1983, 14 Sculptor Gallery, New York City, 1995. Permanent collections, International Center Photography, New York City, Museum Holography, New York City, Kent State University, Ocean County College, Teachers College, Columbia University, private collections.

      Lecturer in photography. Co-author: (with William Maxwell) photograph illustrator Printmaking: A Beginner's Handbook, 1977. Photograph illustrator: The Fourth R. Stewart Kranz, 1971.

      Contributing author: A Tour Through The Realm of Science Plus Art, 1974. Photography critic: Village Voice, 1976-1977. Photography columnist Soho Weekly News, 1977-1978.


Member Society Photography Educators, National Education Association, Museum Modern Art, New Jersey Education Association, Metropolitan Museum Art, American Museum Natural History, Professional Association Diving Instructors (licensed advanced scuba diver), National Association Underwater Instructors (licensed advanced scuba diver).


Married Anrita Abelow, August 25, 1972. 1 son, Christopher Howard.

Howard Albert University

Florence A. (Peterson) University

Anrita Abelow