Michael Botwinick Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers College, 1964; Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1967.
Instructor Columbia University, New York City, 1968-1969, City College of New York, City University of New York, 1969. Assistant curator medieval art Cloisters Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1969, associate curator medieval art Cloisters, 1970, assistant curator-in-chief, since 1971. Assistant director art Philadelphia Museum Art, 1971-1974.
Director Brooklyn Museum, 1974-1983, Corcoran Gallery Art, 1983-1987, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California, 1991-1997. Senior vice president Knoedler-Modarco, S.A., New York City, 1987-1988. President Fine Arts Group, Chicago, 1989-1991, Staten Island Institute Arts & Sciences, 1998—2001, Hudson River Museum, since 2001.
Director Center Orange County Regional Studies University California, Irvine, 1997-1998. President Cultural Institutions Group, 1975-1976. Member New York City Advisory Commission Cultural Affairs, 1975-1976, New York City Urban Design Council, 1975.
Member advisory board W National Educational Television, New York City, 1979-1983. Member National Conservation Advisory Council, 1979-1980, executive committee United States Committee-International Council Museum, 1982-1987, Yale University Council Committee on the Art Gallery, 1983-1988, International Research and Exchange Board, fine arts committee German Democratic Republic, 1984-1987, fine arts committee United States State Department Arts in Embassies Program, 1986-1988. Arts administration advisory committee University California-Irvine, since 1993.
Member Association Art Museum Directors, American Association Museums, College Art Association, Steppenwolf Theater Company, Chicago (board directors 1990-1991).
Married Harriet Maltzer, August 14, 1965. Children: Jonathan Seth, Daniel Judah.