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Architect

James Wilder Green, American Architect. Licensed architect, New York State. Board of directors Sara Roby Foundation; trustee MacDowell Colony. Served with Security Agency Army of the United States, 1954-1956. Member Drawing Society (vice president since 1970), Architectural League New York (member Executive Committee 1973-1980), Century Association.

Background

Green, James Wilder was born on April 17, 1927 in Paris.

Education

Student, Yale University, 1945-1947; student, Illinois Institute Technology, 1947-1948; Bachelor of Architecture, Yale University, 1952.

Career

With, Office of Paul Rudolph (Architect), Sarasota, Florida, 1952-1953; With, Office of Philip Johnson (Architect), New York City, 1953-1954; assistant professor, Yale School Architecture, 1956-1957; assistant director department architecture and design, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1957-1961; coordinator planning for building program, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1961-1963; coordinator program, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1963-1967; director exhibition program, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1967-1969, 70-71; deputy to acting director, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1969-1970; director, American Federation Arts, New York City, 1971-1987; special consultant and curator, Metropolitan Museum, New York City, 1987-1989; art consultant, architect, since 1989. Visual arts advising committee Center for Inter-American Relations, since 1972.

Achievements

  • Licensed architect, New York State.

Membership

Board of directors Sara Roby Foundation. Trustee MacDowell Colony. Served with Security Agency Army of the United States, 1954-1956.

Member Drawing Society (vice president since 1970), Architectural League New York (member Executive Committee 1973-1980), Century Association.

Connections

Son of Thomas Samuel and Maud (Gutterson) G. (parents American citizens).

father:
Thomas Samuel American

mother:
Maud (Gutterson) G. (parents American