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educator , painter

Robert Alan Perkins, American painter, educator. Council Creative and Performing Arts grantee Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1988, individual artist grantee Minnesota State Arts Board, 1995; fellowship McKnight Foundation, 1998-1999. Member board overseers Minneapolis College Art and Design, 1983-1985.

Background

Perkins, Robert Alan was born on June 8, 1954 in Minneapolis. Son of Donald Eugene and Ruby Jean (Jacobson) Perkins.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minneapolis College Art and Design, 1986; Master of Fine Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1989.

Career

Lecturer, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1989-1990; lecturer, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1997.

Works

Membership

Member of the board overseers Minneapolis College Art and Design, 1983-1985.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: collecting modern furniture and contemporary art.

Connections

Married Trudy Anne Frederick, August 20, 1992 (divorced January 1995).

father:
Donald Eugene Perkins

mother:
Ruby Jean (Jacobson) Perkins

spouse:
Trudy Anne Frederick