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museum curator , writer

Mary Kirk Stofflet, museum curator, writer. Rockefeller/National Education Association fellow in museum education, 1975-1976; recipient Critic's Grant, National Education Association, 1981. Member Modern Language Association, International Association Art Critics, American Association Museums, College Art Association, ArtTable.

Background

Stofflet, Mary Kirk was born on December 23, 1942 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Norman Kirk and Virginia (Birdsall) Stofflet.

Education

Bachelor in Art History, Skidmore College, 1964. Master of Arts in Art History, New York University, 1969.

Career

Coordinator intern program Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1977-1980. Assistant curator San Francisco International Airport, 1982-1985. Education curator San Diego Museum Art, 1985-1988, modern art curator, 1988-1997.

Assistant director education and publications San Francisco Airport Museum, since 1998.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Editor newsletter Western Association Art Museums, Oakland, California, 1974-1977. Contributing editor Artweek, Oakland, 1974-1981, Images & Issues, Los Angeles, 1980-1985. Author, coordinating editor (exhibition catalog) California Cityscapes, 1991.

      Essayist, coordinating editor (exhibition catalog) Latin American Drawings Today, 1991. Author (exhibition catalogs) Doctor Seuss From Then to Now, 1987, Deborah Butterfield, 1996. Editor (book) Correspondence Art, 1984.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, International Association Art Critics, American Association Museums, College Art Association, ArtTable.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing mystery novels.

Connections

father:
Norman Kirk Stofflet

mother:
Virginia (Birdsall) Stofflet