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Martina Roudabush Norelli


Martina Roudabush Norelli, American curator. Recipient 1986 Service award Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin, David Lloyd Kreeger prize in art history George Washington University, 1988; George Washington University fellow, 1988-1990, 90-91, 91-92.


Norelli, Martina Roudabush was born on October 2, 1942 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Martin Moore and Bettie Steed (Millett) Roudabush.


Student, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1962. Bachelor in Art History and Theory cum laude, George Washington University, 1969. Master of Arts in Museology, George Washington University, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, George Washington University, 1998.


Curatorial assistant Dimock Gallery The George Washington University, Washington, 1968-1969. Intern National Museum American Art, Department Graphic Arts, Smithsonian Institution, 1969-1970, secretary, 1970-1971, museum technician, 1971-1974, assistant curator, 1974-1978, associate curator, 1978-1991. Independent scholar/curator Reston, Virginia, since 1991.

Lecturer in field; juror various art competitions.


  • Author numerous exhibition catalogues, essays, articles.


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Advisory board Fine Arts Department, Ringling School Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, 1986-1988. Member Print Council of America (editorial board newsletter 1987-1990, 92), Association for Advancement of Baltic Studies (public relations secretary 1986-1992), College Art Association.


1 child, Bettie Ruth Rinehart.


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