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curator , Museum administrator , painter

Janet M. Schneider, museum administrator, painter, curator. Chairman Cultural Institutions Group, New York City, 1986—1987; consultant director Flushing Town Hall, 2007—2008; member New York City Commission for Cultural Affairs, 1991—1993; board directors New York City Partnership, 1987—1988, Gallery Association New York State, 1979—1981; Member of American Association Museum, Artists Choice Museum, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Schneider, Janet M. was born on June 6, 1950 in New York City. Daughter of August Arthur and Joan (Battaglia) Schneider.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, Queens College, City University of New York, 1972. Student of Fine Arts, Boston University Tanglewood Institute, 1971.

Career

With Queens Museum, Flushing, New York City, 1973-1989, curator, 1973-1975, program director, 1975-1977, executive director, 1977-1989. Collections arranged include: Sons and others, Women Artists See Men (author catalog), 1975, Urban Aesthetics (author catalog), 1976, Masters of the Brush, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century (co-author catalog), 1977, Symcho Moszkowicz: Portrait of the Artist in Postwar Europe (author catalog), 1978, Shipwrecked 1622, The Lost Treasure of Philip IV (authorcatalog), 1981, Michaelangelo: A Sculptor's World (author catalog), 1983, Joseph Cornell: Revisited (author catalog), 1992, Blueprint forChange: The Life and Times of Lewis H. Latimer (co-author catalog), 1995. Chairman Cultural Institutions Group, New York City, 1986-1987.

Member New York City Common for Cultural Affairs, 1991-1993. Board directors New York City Partnership, 1987-1988, Gallery Association New York State 1979-1981. Executive director Cultural Institute Group, 1995^.

Membership

Chairman Cultural Institutions Group, New York City, 1986—1987. Consultant director Flushing Town Hall, 2007—2008. Member New York City Commission for Cultural Affairs, 1991—1993.

Board directors New York City Partnership, 1987—1988, Gallery Association New York State, 1979—1981. Member of American Association Museum, Artists Choice Museum, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Michael Francis Sperendi, September 21, 1985.

father:
August Arthur Schneider

mother:
Joan (Battaglia) Schneider

spouse:
Michael Francis Sperendi