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museum director

Marilyn Audrey Zeitlin, Museum director. Samuel H. Kress fellow, 1972-1973. Board of directors Cultural Alliance Washington; curator, commissioner for United States for 1995 Venice Biennale. Member Association College and University Museum and Galleries (vice president 1986-1988), American Association Museum, College Art Association (United States commissioner Venice Biennale 1995).

Background

Zeitlin, Marilyn Audrey was born on July 14, 1941 in Newark.

Education

Student, Vanderbilt University, 1963-1965; Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, Harvard University, 1966; Master of Arts in Teaching of English, Harvard University, 1967; postgraduate, Cornell Univercity, 1971-1974.

Career

Director Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1975-1978. Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, 1978-1981. Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 1981-1987.

Curator, acting co-director Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 1987-1990. Executive director Washington Projects for the Arts, 1990-1992. Director University Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1992—2007.

Juror Dallas Museum of Arts, McKnight Awards, Minneapolis. Grant evaluator Intellectual Property Multimedia Subsystem. Grant evaluator, panelist National Endowment of the Humanities.

Lecturer, consultant in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, contributor essays to art publications.

Membership

Board of directors Cultural Alliance Washington. Curator, commissioner for United States for 1995 Venice Biennale. Member Association College and University Museum and Galleries (vice president 1986-1988), American Association Museum, College Art Association (United States commissioner Venice Biennale 1995).

Connections

Daughter of Sidney M. and Theresa (Feigenblatt) Litchfield. Widowed; children: Charles C. Sweedler, Milo Sweedler.

father:
Sidney M. Litchfield

mother:
Theresa (Feigenblatt) Litchfield

child:
Charles C. Sweedler Zeitlin

child:
Milo Sweedler Zeitlin