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educational services coordinator

Karen Gail Nelson, American educational services coordinator. Member American Association Museum (chair jury committee media & technical committee since 1993), National Art Educators Association, California Art Educators Association.

Background

Nelson, Karen Gail was born on November 19, 1952 in San Bernardino, California, United States. Daughter of James Wold and Dorothy Louise (Dilla) Nelson.

Education

Bachelor, California State University, San Bernardino, 1974. Standard secondary teaching credential, California State University, San Bernardino, 1975. Master of Arts in Teaching, George Washington University, 1979.

Career

Interpretive specialist art The Oakland (California) Museum, since 1989. Teacher Gin Gin State High School, Queensland, Australia, 1975-1976. Facilitator Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, 1977-1978.

Head of education Fort Wayne (Indiana) Museum of Art, 1979-1985. Coordinator educational services Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, 1985-1988. Adjunct professor J. F. Kennedy University, Orinda, California, since 1994.

Board directors Cultural Connections, San Francisco, since 1992.

Works

Membership

Member American Association Museum (chair jury committee media & technical committee since 1993), National Art Educators Association, California Art Educators Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, sailing, skating.

Connections

father:
James Wold Nelson

mother:
Dorothy Louise (Dilla) Nelson