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art historian , art educator

Lisa Edith Farrington, American Art historian, art educator. President Dissertation fellow CUNY, 1995-1996, Mellon Dissertaton fellow Andrew Mellon Foundation, 1995, travel fellow, CUNY, 1994; faculty development grantee The New School for Social Reserve, 1996-1997. Member New School for Social Reserve (diversity committee, advising committee, exhibition committee), College Art Association, Studio Museum in Harlem, Guggenheim Museum.

Background

Farrington, Lisa Edith was born on June 11, 1956 in New York City. Daughter of Duane C. and Joan M. (Doyle) Farrington.

Education

Regents graduate, High School of Art & Design, New York City, 1974. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Howard University, 1978. Master of Arts, American University, Washington, 1980.

Postgraduate, City University of New York, 1996.

Career

Assistant to chief curator, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, 1980-1987;assistant to president, Marlborough Gallery, New York City, 1988-1989;studio manager, Anthony McCall Associations, New York City, 1989-1994;adjunct lecturer, Hunter College, New York City, 1990-1991;adjunct lecturer, Fashion Institute, New York City, 1994-1995;adjunct lecturer, Manhattan Community College, New York City, since 1993;faculty member, The New School/Parsons, New York City, since 1993. Consultant Ednl. Testing Svc.-The College Board, Princeton, New Jersey, since 1993. Independent curator CUNY, 1994-1995.

Freelance lecturer Howard U., State University of New York, Washington, New York, 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (brochure essays) 50 Years of Haitian Art, 1994, The Language of Color, 1994. Contributing editor Gilbert & George: Singing Sculpture, 1993.

Membership

Member New School for Social Reserve (diversity committee, advisory committee, exhibition committee), College Art Association, Studio Museum in Harlem, Guggenheim Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dancing, ice skating.

Connections

father:
Duane C. Farrington

mother:
Joan M. (Doyle) Farrington