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artist , educator

Noah Jemisin, American artist, educator. Recipient award for sculpture Pollock-Krasner Foundation, 1997, award for painting, 1994, 2000; award for painting New York Foundation for the Arts, 1994; Arts International travel grantee to West Africa, 1992, 95.

Background

Jemisin, Noah was born on April 7, 1943 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Noah Senior and Blanche (McDolle) Jemisin.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts, Alabama State University, Montgomery, 1966. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1972. Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1974.

Career

Executive director, curator Bronx River Art Center and Gallery, Bronx, New York, 1986-1990. Adjunct professor C.W. Post College/Long Island University, Brookville, 1992-1994. Master artist City Arts, New York City, since 1994.

Artist, consultant Charter School, Lansing, Michigan, since 1996. Master artist Arts Connection, New York City, 1999. Instructor El Puente Academy, Brooklyn, since 1995.

Adjunct professor Purchase College-State University of New York, 1999. Member advisory board Bronx River Art Center and Gallery, 1986-1992. Member panel New York Foundation for the Arts, New York City, 1997.

Member 20th Century Art panel Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1986, 87. Visiting artist Parsons School Design, New York City, 1985.

Membership

Recipient award for sculpture Pollock-Krasner Foundation, 1997, award for painting, 1994, 2000. Award for painting New York Foundation for the Arts, 1994. Arts International travel grantee to West Africa, 1992, 95.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, running, film, music (jazz).

Connections

Married Janice Erlin Finklea, 1968 (divorced 1977). 1 child, Nora K.

father:
Noah Senior Jemisin

mother:
Blanche (McDolle) Jemisin

spouse:
Janice Erlin Finklea

child:
Nora K. Jemisin