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art educator

Philip Alston Willcox Purvis, American art educator. Grantee research scholar, Wolfsonian, Florida International University, 2000. Member of Yale Club New York City, Club of Odd Volumes, Tavern Club.

Background

Purvis, Philip Alston Willcox was born on September 28, 1943 in Florence, South Carolina, United States. Son of Melvin Horace and Marie Rosanne (Willcox) Purvis.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1964. Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1968.

Career

Professor art Royal Academy Fine Arts, The Hague, Netherlands, 1971—1981. Associate professor, chairman department graphic design Boston University, since 1981. Member advisory board Museum of Printing, Massachusetts, since 1997.

Works

Membership

Member of Yale Club New York City, Club of Odd Volumes, Tavern Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Roxane Olson, December 5, 1987 (divorced February 25, 1991). Married Susan Cullaty-Purvis, September 10, 1995.

father:
Melvin Horace Purvis

mother:
Marie Rosanne (Willcox) Purvis

spouses:
Roxane Olson

Susan Cullaty-Purvis