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Museum director

Paul Douglas Schweizer, museum director. Research grantee National Endowment for Arts, 1978. Member College Art Association, Association Art Museum Directors, New York State Association Art Museum (trustee 1993-1995), Museum Association New York (councilor 1995-2002), Gallery Association of New York (board directors 1996-2002, president 1999), Otsego Sailing Club, Alpha Sigma Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Schweizer, Paul Douglas was born on November 26, 1946 in Brooklyn. Son of Alvin Charles and Marie Gertrude (Scholtz) Schweizer.

Education

Bachelor, Marietta College, Ohio, 1968. Master of Arts, University Delaware, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Delaware, 1979.

Postgraduate Museum Management Institute, University California, Berkeley, 1990.

Career

Instructor art history St Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1977-1978. Assistant professor St. Lawrence University, 1978-1980. Curator St. Lawrence University (Brush Gallery), 1977-1978.

Director St. Lawrence University, 1979-1980. Director and chief curator Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum Art, Utica, since 1980. Board directors Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, New York, 1979—1980, Williamstown Regional Art Conservation Laboratory, Massachusetts, 1981—1992, since 2007, president board trustees, 1988—1992.

President board directors Gallery Association New York State, 1999—2001. Adjunct professor art history Pratt at Munson-Williams-Proctor, since 2000. Member visiting committee Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University.

Senior scholar/research Peale Painting Project.

Works

Membership

Board of directors Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, New York, 1979-1980. Board directors Williamstown (Massachusetts) Regional Art Conservation Laboratory, 1981-1992, president, 1988-1992. Member College Art Association, Association Art Museum Dirs., New York State Association Art Museum(trustee 1993-1995), Museum Association New York (councilor since 1995), Gallery Allocation of New York (board directors since 1996, president 1999), Otsego Sailing Club, Alpha Sigma Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Jane Kulczycki, June 10, 1978 (divorced 2004).

father:
Alvin Charles Schweizer

mother:
Marie Gertrude (Scholtz) Schweizer

spouse:
Jane Kulczycki