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Art gallery director

Neil Charles Trager, American art gallery director. New York State Council on Arts Creative Artists Public Service fellow, 1981. Trustee Klyne Esopus (New York ) History Society, l982-84. Member American Association Museum, Gallery and Museum Association/State University of New York (executive board).

Background

Trager, Neil Charles was born on August 14, 1947 in New York City. Son of Max and Edith (Olin) Trager.

Education

Bachelor, City College of New York, 1969.

Career

Teacher, New York City Board Education, Brooklyn, l969-72;adjunct lecturer, La Guardia Community College, CUNY, Queens, l976-78;adjunct lecturer, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, New York, l978-87;lecturer, State University of New York, New Paltz, l979-8l;director art gallery, State University of New York, New Paltz, l982-. Consultant Adjunct Professor Union Graduate school, Cincinnati, l979-83. Associate curator Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York, l979-80, board directors, l986-87.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist, creator portfolio-exhibition The Mechanics. Curator Photo League, 1936-1951 Exhibition, 1986-1989, Jan Sawka: A Selective Retrospective, 1989. Co-curator Off the Press--16 Contemporary Photoprintmakers.

      Represented in permanent collections Museum Modern Art, New York, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, Catskill Center for Photography.

Membership

Trustee Klyne Esopus (New York ) History Society, l982-84. Member American Association Museum, Gallery and Museum Association/State University of New York (executive board).

Connections

Children: Lisa Dale, Justin Eric. Married Sarah Ann Lovett, December 30, l983.

father:
Max Trager

mother:
Edith (Olin) Trager

spouse:
Sarah Ann Lovett

children:
Lisa Dale Trager

Justin Eric Trager