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art historian , visual resources manager

Kathe Hicks Albrecht, American Art historian, visual resources manager. Grantee: Getty Art History Information Program, 1994-1997; American U. (image processing, database development), 1995 (2).


Albrecht, Kathe Hicks was born on August 21, 1952 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Richard Brian and Mafalda (Brasile) Hicks.


Bachelor in Art History, University of California at Los Angeles, 1975. Master of Arts in Art History, American University, 1989.


Slide library assistant, American U., Washington, 1986-1988;visual resources manager, American U., Washington, since 1991. Panel member Forum on Career Options in Art History, American University, 1994. Co-coordinator Museum Ednl.

Site Licensing Project (National Initiative Getty), 1994. Presenter Southeastern College Art Conference, Georgetown University, 1995. Member Conference on Fair Use (Department of Commerce) VRA representative to Digital Future Coalition, since 1996.

Member National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage (NINCH), since 1996.


Volunteer Fairfax County Public School Systems, 1980-2000. Re-election committee Republican National Committee, Washington, 1984. Republican precinct worker Mason district, 1980s.

Member of Visual Resources Association Foundation (board directors since 2008), Visual Resources Association (president Mid-Atlantic region 1995-1996, chair national membership committee 1995-1997, chair intellectual property rights committee 1996—2000, president Mid-Atlantic region 2000-2002, president-elect 2003-2004, president 2004-2006), Southeastern College Art Conference, American Association Museum, College Art Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: antique and prints collectin.


Married Mark Jennings Albrecht, July 20, 1973. Children: Nicole, Alexander, Olivia.

Richard Brian Hicks

Mafalda (Brasile) Hicks

Mark Jennings Albrecht

Nicole Albrecht

Alexander Albrecht

Olivia Albrecht