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painter , art educator

James Edward Nawara, American Art educator, painter. Creative Artist grantee Michigan Council for the Arts, 1982, 85, 88, Individual Artist grantee Detroit Council of the Arts, 1982, Project granteeArtist Guild of Detroit, 1979; recipient Faculty Research awards Wayne State University, 1977, 81, 84, 88, Faculty Recognition award Board of governments Wayne State University, 1981.


Nawara, James Edward was born on January 25, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Walter George and Helen Adrian (Wolski) Nawara.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the The Art Institute of Chicago of Chicago, 1967;Master of Fine Arts, University of Illinois, 1969.


Graduate teaching assistant, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1967-1969;professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, since 1969. Acting department chairman art and art history Wayne State University, Detroit, 1988-1989.


Married Lucille Procter, December 14, 1968. Children: Juliet, Stephen Procter.

Walter George Nawara

Helen Adrian (Wolski) Nawara

Lucille Procter

Juliet Nawara

Stephen Procter Nawara