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Martha Wilson, museum director. National Education Association fellow, 1983, 78; recipient citation for commitment to principle of freedom of expression Robert S. Clark, Nathan Cummings, Joyce Mertz-Gilmore, Rockefeller and Andy Warhol Foundations, 1993; Governor's award for Service to Arts Skowhegan School, 1991.


Wilson, Martha was born on December 18, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.


Bachelor cum laude, Wilmington College, 1969. Master of Arts in English Literature, Dalhousie University, 1971. Postgraduate, Dalhousie University, 1972.


Assistant to managing editor Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1974-1975. Founder, director Franklin Furnace Archive, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1976. Adjustment lecturer Nova Scotia College Art and Design, Halifax, Canada, 1972-1974, Brooklyn College, 1975-1976, School Visual Arts, New York City, 1978, New School, New York City, 1993.