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art educator

Robert Charles Thompson, American art educator. Recipient purchase award Arkansas Artists Registry, 1989; painting research grantee University Center Arkansas, 1990, 96.

Background

Thompson, Robert Charles was born on November 5, 1936 in Conroe, Texas, United States. Son of Charles Leo and Olive Ruth (Gibson) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Texas, Austin, 1959. Master of Arts, Stephen F. Austin College, 1968. Master of Fine Arts, Stephen F. Austin College, 1973.

Career

Teacher art Crain Junior High School, Victoria, Texas, 1959-1964, Jacksonville (Texas) High School, 1965-1968. Instructor to professor art University Center Arkansas, Conway, 1968—1999. Head of education Tyler Museum Art, since 2006.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: birdwatching, wildlife photography.

Connections

Married Dolores Hale, April 15, 1960. Children: Darla Jo, Charles Howell.

father:
Charles Leo Thompson

mother:
Olive Ruth (Gibson) Thompson

spouse:
Dolores Hale

children:
Darla Jo Thompson

Charles Howell Thompson