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artist , educator

Paula Christian Madawick, American artist, educator. Recipient Ted and Carol Shen drawing award Silvermine Guild Arts Center, 1999, Rockland County Executive award for visual art, 2002; grant Vermont Studio Center, 1998. Member Arts Council Rockland County, since 1990, Rockland Center for the Arts, since 1977. Member Colored Pencil Society of America (signature member, national workshop instructor 1999).

Background

Madawick, Paula Christian was born on February 14, 1945 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Daughter of Tucker Paul Madawick and Lois (Percy) Long.

Education

Student, School Visual Arts, New York City, 1992. Student, State University of New York, Purchase, 1990. Bachelor in Visual Studies, Empire State College, 1992.

Career

Artist assistant Jasper Johns, A. Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, New York City, 1962-1965. Assistant art director Flair Display Company, Bronx, New York, 1980-1983. Real estate broker Jan Connor, Realtor, New York City, 1983-1992.

Instructor drawing Rockland Center for Art, West Nyack, 1993, 1994, since 1999. Gallery director Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, New York, 1993-1998, executive director, 1996-1999. Gallery director O.C.C. Art Center, Demarest, New Jersey, 2000—2007.

Adjunct professor State University of New York Empire College and Rockland College, Hartsdale, New York, 1994-2001. Member panel Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, 1997. Artist-in-residence Blue Hill Cultural Center, Pearl River, New York, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor Creative Colored Pencil Landscape, 1996, Realist Painting After Edward Hooper, 1996, The Best of Colored Pencil #2 and #3, 1993, 94. Represented in collections at Snake Island Research, Toronto, Chase Manhattan Bank (National Association), Bergen Museum Art and Science.

Membership

Member Arts Council Rockland County, since 1990, Rockland Center for the Arts, since 1977. Member Colored Pencil Society of America (signature member, national workshop instructor 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bicycling, hiking.

Connections

Married Thomas J. Huggins III, January 23, 1965 (divorced January 1981). Children: Jonathan, James. Married John R. Burger, October, 2006.

father:
Tucker Paul Madawick Long

mother:
Lois (Percy) Long

spouses:
Thomas J. Huggins III

John R. Burger

children:
Jonathan Madawick

James Madawick