John A. Davidson Edit Profile
Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1970. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1992.
Actor, musician Diamond Studs, New York City, 1974-1975. Museum director Appalachia Sounding, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1976. Aide Sen. Robert Morgan, Washington, 1976-1977.
Artist-in-residence North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh, 1979-1984. Curator Mtn. Heritage Center, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, 1984-1992. Executive director John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, North Carolina, since 1992.
Cultural representative North Carolina Governor's Trade Mission to Sweden, United Kingdom, Germany, 1997. Folklorist International Arts Programming, Brazil, 1995.
Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.
Board directors, folklife chair North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh, since 1992. Guest curator exhibition Smithsonian Institution, 1988. Board directors Cherokee County Chamber, Murphy, 1992-2000.
Board directors chair building committee Governor's Residence Board, Raleigh, 1993-1999. President Cherokee County Community Foundation, Murphy, since 1994. Member Southern Arts Federation (board directors, program chair 1992-1998, Distinguished Graduate Alumnus).
Married Nanette Buchen, August 27, 1983. Children: John Neil, Chloe Anne, Samuel Ballard.