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Mark Ellerton Warhus

exhibition curator

Mark Ellerton Warhus, American exhibition curator. Director Sherman Park Redevelopment Corporation, Milwaukee, 1982-1983; researcher Wisconsin Strategic Development Commission, Madison, 1984. Member American Association Museums.

Background

Warhus, Mark Ellerton was born on January 25, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Donald and Patricia Margaret (Urann) Warhus.

Education

Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1974. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1977.

Career

Policy analyst Wisconsin Department Health and Human Services, Madison, 1983-1984. Proposal developer Graduate School University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1984-1985, research program manager Office Map History, 1985-1986, exhibition coordinator, 1986-1991, exhibition curator, since 1991, acting director, 1991-1992. Research fellow Newberry Library., Chicago, 1991, guest curator, 1992, 93, curator Cartographic Encounters: Exhibition of Native American Maps, 1993.

Consultant 1492: A Portrait in Music, University Oklahoma, 1992, Indian American, Media Resource Associates, Washington, 1992. Curator Maps and the Columbian Encounter Exhibition, Chicago, Milwaukee, 1992.

Works

  • Assistant author: Maps and the Columbian Encounter, 1990, co-author, producer videotape, 1991. Author: (short story) The Report of the Subcommittee, 1988.

Membership

Director Sherman Park Redevelopment Corporation, Milwaukee, 1982-1983. Researcher Wisconsin Strategic Development Commission, Madison, 1984. Member American Association Museums.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature.

Connections

Married Terry J. Dorr, September 14, 1974 (divorced February 1984). 1 child, Ellerton Joseph Dorr. Married Vicki Lynn Herman, May 3, 1986.

1 child, Claire Alessandra.