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artist , Research administrator

James Stephen Pridgeon, American artist, research administrator. Fellow National Endowment for Arts Visual Arts National Education Association, 1984, Art Matters, Inc., 1985, 88, Washington State Arts Commission Visual Arts, 1989; recipient Recognition award, 1989, Awards for Enterprise Rolex, 1990, Symbol award for sculpture in space project Goodwill Games, 1990.


Pridgeon, James Stephen was born on February 26, 1948 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of James McCoy and Angilee Frankie (Power) Pridgeon.


Bachelor, Stanford University, 1970.


Administrative assistant, Stanford Hospital, California, 1970-1972;intern, office of the secretary, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1972-1973;administrative resident University Hospital, U. Washington, Seattle, 1973-1974;administrative staff University Hospital, U. Washington, 1974-1975;administrator Regional Epilepsy Center, U. Washington, 1975-1981;director of development Neurosurgery Epilesy Center, U. Washington, since 1981. Consultant artist space station task force National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard, Maryland., 1983-1984.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Centennial Arts Committee, Washington, 1986-1988, Seattle Artists '88, Seattle Arts Commission, 1988. Design team artist Washington State Arts Commission, since 1986, board directors. Board directors Western Washington Epilepsy Association, Seattle, 1977-1979, Washington State Citizens for Space, since 1987, King County Board for Development Disabilities, Seattle, 1977-1980.

Chairman Centennial Monuments Committee, 1988-1989. Board directors Seattle Center Contemporary Art. Member Society Research Administration (president since 1988, Seattle chapter), American Association for Advancement of Science.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, snowshoeing.


Married Nancy Daryl Farber, June 13, 1970 (divorced May 1975). Children: Elinor Daryl, Benjamin Shand. Married Carol Edith Fahrenbruch, December 17, 1977.

1 child, Sara Angilee Savannah.

James McCoy Pridgeon

Angilee Frankie (Power) Pridgeon

Nancy Daryl Farber

Carol Edith Fahrenbruch

Elinor Daryl Pridgeon

Benjamin Shand Pridgeon

Sara Angilee Savannah Pridgeon