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art educator

Jean Cochran Rush, American art educator. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Art Education Association (June King McFee award 1985, Art Educator of Year 1986, Distinguished fellow 1991), College Art Association, Interant. Society for Education through Art.

Background

Rush, Jean Cochran was born on November 21, 1933 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Gilbert Emlyn and Florence Margaret (Scott) Cochran.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, 1955. Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1974.

Career

Research assistant, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1970-1971;lecturer art, U. Arizona, 1971-1975;assistant professor art, U. Arizona, 1975-1980;associate professor art, U. Arizona, 1980-1989;professor emerita, U. Arizona, since 1989;department chairman Art, Illinois State University, Normal, 1989-1991;professor department art, Illinois State University, Normal, since 1991. Visiting lecturer Western Australian College Advisory Education, Mount Lawley, 1985. Faculty Getty Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, Los Angeles, 1983-1985, Portland Institute of Art Education, 1987-1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Artist drawings and paintings. Represented in juried group and solo exhibitions 1955-1979.

Membership

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Art Education Association (June King McFee award 1985, Art Educator of Year 1986, Distinguished fellow 1991), College Art Association, Interant. Society for Education through Art.

Connections

Married Andrew W. Rush, 1957 (divorced 1972). Children: Benjamin E., Samuel C., Joseph H., Margaret R. Married William E. Martin, October 21, 1983.

father:
Gilbert Emlyn Cochran

mother:
Florence Margaret (Scott) Cochran

spouses:
Andrew W. Rush

William E. Martin

children:
Benjamin E. Rush

Samuel C. Rush

Joseph H. Rush

Margaret R. Rush