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art educator

Margaret Olin, American art educator. Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1999, Residence-fellowship, Jean Paul Getty Research Institute, 2000, Research grant, American Council of Learned Societies, 1985-1986, Doctor of Philosophy fellowship, Whiting, 1979-1980, fellowship, Vienna, Austria, Fulbright-Hays, 1979-1980. Member of Association Jewish Studies, College Art Association.

Background

Olin, Margaret was born on March 1, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Lester Kenneth and Rosalyn Wechter Olin.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1976—1982.

Career

Professor School of the Art Institute of Chicago, since 1986. Senior research scholar department religious studies, history art program Judaic studies Division School, since 2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (academic book) Forms of Representation in Alois Riegl's Theory of Art, The Nation Without Art: Examining Modern Discourses in Jewish Art. Editor: Monuments and Memory, Made and Unmade.

Membership

Member of Association Jewish Studies, College Art Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, music.

Connections

Married Robert S Nelson, September 27, 1947. Children: R. Benjamin Nelson, I. Sheba Nelson.

father:
Lester Kenneth

mother:
Rosalyn Wechter Olin

spouse:
Robert S Nelson

children:
R. Benjamin Nelson Olin

I. Sheba Nelson Olin