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Marilyn Hagberg, American artist, writer. Recipient Distinguished Journalism award American National Red Cross, 1964. Member Drawing Society, National Museum of Women in the Arts.


Hagberg, Marilyn was born on October 19, 1933 in Brooklyn. Daughter of William Oscar and Hjordis Christina (Mathesen) Hagberg.


Bachelor of Science in Education, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1954. Master of Science in English, State University of New York, Albany, 1957. Student, Marylebone Institute, London.

Student, California College Arts and Crafts, Oakland. Student, San Francisco Museum Modern Art.


Reporter, art critic, feature writer, The Times-Union, Albany, New York, 1962-1964; director publicity and publication, The Bishop's School, La Jolla, California, 1965-1966; art critic, archaeology writer, San Diego magazine, 1965-1972; founder, editor, CCAC Review, Oakland, 1970-1971; arts programs producer, Station KSDS-FM, San Diego, 1982-1983; arts programs producer, Station KPFA-FM, Berkeley, California, 1974-1976, 86-95; art critic, The San Diego Union, 1983-1985. Art reviewer San Francisco magazine, Artforum, ArtWeek, Crafts Horizons, Museum News, 1966-1974. English teacher Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, California, 1971-1972, 75-76, 82, Chabot College, Hayward, California, 1973-1974, San Diego City College, 1966-1969, U. Maryland., Lakenheath, England, 1980-1981.

Elementary teacher United States Air Force Deputy Schools, France, 1957-1958, England, 1958-1960, Spain, 1960-1962, Hamagrael Elementary School, Delmar, New York, 1954-1957.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Drawings presented in solo shows and group exhibitions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego., Seattle, Sun Valley, Idaho, London, among others, since 1979.


Member Drawing Society, National Museum of Women in the Arts.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, swimming, traveling, classical music, theatre.


William Oscar Hagberg

Hjordis Christina (Mathesen) Hagberg