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curator , educator

Jan Joan Schall, American curator, educator. Fellow, Andrew Mellon Fellowship, 1993-1994; Grant, German Academic Exchange Service, 1985-1986, Millennium Projects Grant, National Endowments for Arts, 1997—2000. Member of College Art Associations, Association American Museum, Association American Museum Curators.

Background

Schall, Jan Joan was born on September 27, 1952 in WIllmar, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Lloyd Marion and Arlice Christine Thorsness.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Fine Art cum laude, Minnesota State University, Moorehead, 1974. Bachelor in Art History magna cum laude, University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1977. Master of Arts in Art History, Washington University, St. Louis, 1979.

Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, University Texas, Austin, 1989.

Career

Teacher Creative Learning Center, Albuquerque, 1974—1977. Instructor Atlanta College Art, 1979—1982. Assistant professor art history New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1987—1990, University Florida, Gainesville, 1990—1996.

Curator modern and contemporary art The Nelson Atkins Museum Art, Kansas City, Missouri, since 1996. Committee chair fine arts and culture Shawnee Mission Schools, 1997—2006. Lecturer House Menuha, Kansas City, Missouri, 2001—2006.

Advisory committee member University Missouri Museum, Columbia, 2002—2004. Exhibition juror McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis, 2002. Art selection committee Municipal Arts Commission, Kansas City, Missouri, 2004—2006.

Membership

Member of College Art Associations, Association American Museum, Association American Museum Curators.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, gardening, yoga, travel, sewing.

Connections

Married Michael Glen Schall, September 29, 1973. 1 child Maia Lee.

father:
Lloyd Marion

mother:
Arlice Christine Thorsness

spouse:
Michael Glen Schall

child:
Maia Lee Schall