Murry Norman DePillars Edit Profile
Associate of Arts in Fine Arts, Kennedy-King Community College, Chicago, 1966. Bachelor in Art Education, Roosevelt University, 1968. Master of Arts in Urban Studies, Roosevelt University, 1970.
Doctor of Philosophy in Art Education, Pennsylvania State University, 1976.
Assistant director educational assistance program, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1968-1971;
assistant dean School Arts, Virginia Commonwealth U., Richmond, 1971-1976;
dean School Arts, Virginia Commonwealth U., Richmond, since 1976. Consultant Winthrop College, Rock Hill, South Carolina., 1987. Academic specialist U. Science.Malaysia, Penang, 1985.
With language research center Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970. Consultant National Endowment for Humanities, 1982-1984, Corporation for Public Broadcasting and theAnnenberg School of Communications, Washington, 1983, Language Research Center, art department chairman Spelman College, Atlanta, 1990, others.
Member state review committee Commonwealth Virginia Governor's School of the Gifted, 1972-1973. Member special advisory committee higher education budget Governor Commonwealth Virginia, 1983-1986. Amenities committee member Downtown Advisory Group for the City of Richmond, 1983-1984, downtown marketing advisory committee, executive committee, 1988-1989.
Coordination committee chairman Richmond Jazz Festival, 1984-1987. Member arts advisory task force United States Congresswoman Cardiss Collins, 1990. Member art and architectural review board Commonwealth Virginia, since 1986.
Board directors Richmond Children's Museum, 1977-1979, Atlantic Rural Exposition Inc., since 1988, Boys' Club of Richmond, 1977-1980, Arts Council of Richmond, president, chairman, 1982-1984. Member National Association Schools Art and Design (board directors since 1989), National Conference Artists (president 1972-1974, 75-77, board directors, since 1977, Elizabeth Catlett Mora Excellence award 1978), College Arts Association (board directors since 1989), Afri-Cobra, International Council Fine Arts Deans, Center Intercollegiate Athletic Association (basketball tournament planning committee, 1985-1986, 90—).
Married Mary Lee DePillars. 1 child, Stephen.