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Jonn Henry Sontag, American art educator. State University of New York grantee-in-aid, 1966; State University of New York fellow, 1971. Administrative board member United Methodist Church, Ames, 1978-1980. Member National Art Education Association, College Art Association, National Association Art Administrators, Iowa Art Educators Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Sontag, Jonn Henry was born on December 23, 1933 in Salk Centre, Minnesota, United States. Son of Oscar Jacob and Alpha Christine (Bachman) Sontag.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Winona State College, 1955. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Winona State College, 1970.

Career

Teacher art public school systems, Mound, Minnesota, 1955-1957, 58-60, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1957-1958. Instructor University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1960-1963, 66-68. Faculty member State University of New York-Plattsburg, 1963-1966, 68-76, professor, 1970-1976, chairman department art, 1970-1976, Rosenberg Lectures coordinator, 1965-1966, William King sculpture residency coordinator, 1975-1976.

Professor art Iowa State University, Ames, since 1976, chairman department, 1976-1983, chairman Design Center Council, 1976-1978, acting dean College Design, 1978. Designer exhibition catalogue Dedication Invitational, 1970. Speaker State Art Educators, Ames, 1981, Art Careers Symposium, Simpson College, 1983.

Membership

Administrative board member United Methodist Church, Ames, 1978-1980. Member National Art Education Association, College Art Association, National Association Art Administrators, Iowa Art Educators Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Marcia Josephine Berd, August 10, 1958. Children: Jeffrey Jon, Christine Lucille.

father:
Oscar Jacob Sontag

mother:
Alpha Christine (Bachman) Sontag

spouse:
Marcia Josephine Berd

children:
Jeffrey Jon Sontag

Christine Lucille Sontag