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cultural consultant

Nina Freedlander Gibans, American cultural consultant. Recipient Arts Management award Business and Arts Council, Inc., 1974; grantee H V Kaltenborn Foundation, 1981, AHS Foundation, 1981, Harry and Emma Fox Foundation, 1982.

Background

Gibans, Nina Freedlander was born on July 30, 1932 in Cleveland. Daughter of Samuel Oscar and Adeline (Kaden) Freedlander.

Education

Student, Wellesley (Massachusetts) College, 1952. Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1954. Master of Arts, Case Western Reserve University, 1966.

Career

Instructor Cleveland Museum Art, 1966-1972. Director Cleveland Area Arts Council, 1972-1979. Principal Nina Gibans Consultant Inc., Cleveland, since 1979.

Member faculty Capital University, Cleveland, since 1984. Consultant Cleveland Children's Museum, 1985, director community relations, 1986-1994, special projects 1995-1996.

Membership

Trustee, president Cleveland Artists Foundation, since 1989. Trustee Citizens' League, 1987-1994, Fairmount Theatre of the Deaf, Friends of Shaker Square, 1986-1994. Member board Shaker Heights Public Library.

Member American Association Museum, American Council of the Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Movies, reading.

Connections

Married James David Gibans, July 16, 1955. Children: David Myer, Jonathan Samuel, Amy Gibans McGlashan, Elisabeth.

father:
Samuel Oscar Freedlander

mother:
Adeline (Kaden) Freedlander

spouse:
James David Gibans

child:
David Myer Gibans

child:
Jonathan Samuel Gibans

child:
Amy Gibans McGlashan Gibans

child:
Elisabeth Gibans