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Ray Robert Kass Edit Profile

artist , educator

Ray Robert Kass, American artist, educator. National Endowment for Arts individual artist's grantee, 1981, Virginia Museum Artists fellow, Virginia Museum Fine Arts, Richmond, 1984-1985. Member of Jargon Society (director since 1983).

Background

Kass, Ray Robert was born on January 25, 1944 in Rockville Centre, New York, United States. Son of Jacob James and Juliette Marie Antonette (VanDenLangenburgh) Kass.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1967. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, University North Carolina, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor art Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1969—1972. Professor Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, since 1976. Visiting curator Phillips Collection, Washington, 1980—1984.

Board directors Mount Lake Symposium of Virginia Polytechnic Institute Foundation, Blacksburg, since 1983.

Works

Membership

Member of Jargon Society (director since 1983).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art, gardening.

Connections

Married Laurie B. Gunst, August 1973 (divorced 1978).

father:
Jacob James Kass

mother:
Juliette Marie Antonette (VanDenLangenburgh) Kass

spouse:
Laurie B. Gunst