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curator , Museum director

Joan Markowitz, museum director, curator. Chair art auction Boulder County Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project, Boulder, 1991; volunteer I Have A Dream foundation, Boulder, since 1997; art project director Expanded Visions: Four Women Artists Print the American Weest, Women of West Museum; curator Dark Resonance, Boulder Museum Contemporary Art, 2003.

Background

Markowitz, Joan was born on November 18, 1946 in New York City.

Education

Bachelor, Hunter College, 1967. Master of Arts in Art History, University Colorado, 1998.

Career

Teacher New York Public Schools, 1967-1968, Chicago Public Schools, Maywood, Illinois, 1968-1971, San Antonio Public Schools, 1971-1972. Educational consultant Behavioral Research Laboratories, San Francisco, 1975-1977. Free-lance writer Boulder, Colorado, 1978-1979.

Art gallery owner MacLaren/Markowitz Gallery, 1979-1989. Art consultant, curator Joan Markowitz Fine Arts, Boulder and Mill Valley, California, since 1989. Art project director Women of the West Museum, Boulder, since 1999.

Juror Open Studies, Boulder, 1996-1998. Curator Comic Relief exhibition, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1991, Artistic Responses to Crypto-Judaism in the Southwest, Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, 1999, Philippe Halsman, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1999.

Membership

Chair art auction Boulder County Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project, Boulder, 1991. Volunteer I Have A Dream foundation, Boulder, since 1997. Art project director Expanded Visions: Four Women Artists Print the American Weest, Women of West Museum.

Curator Dark Resonance, Boulder Museum Contemporary Art, 2003.