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Robert James Foose Edit Profile

painter , printmaker , art educator , graphics designer

Robert James Foose, American art educator, educator, painter, printmaker, graphics designer. Recipient Painting award, Watercolor Society, 1977, Blue Grass Painting Exhibition, 1984. Member of National Society Arts and Letters, Kentucky Arts Commission, Southern Watercolor Society (Painting award 1981, Gold medal 1981), Kentucky Watercolor Society (Painting award 1983).

Background

Foose, Robert James was born on October 17, 1938 in York, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Clarence Norman and Rebecca Gillam (Gorsuch) Foose.

Education

Bachelor, University Kentucky, 1963.

Career

Art director University Press Kentucky, Lexington, 1964—1982. President Lexington Art League, 1969—1971, Kentucky Guild Artists and Craftsmen, Berea, 1972—1974. Professor art University Kentucky, Lexington, since 1983.

Director Living Arts Science Center.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator A Bestiary, 1974, Byron's Natural Man-Daniel Boone, 1980.

Membership

Member of National Society Arts and Letters, Kentucky Arts Commission, Southern Watercolor Society (Painting award 1981, Gold medal 1981), Kentucky Watercolor Society (Painting award 1983).

Connections

Married Roxanne Richardson, March 16, 1985. Children: Alice Katherine, Megan Anne.

father:
Clarence Norman Foose

mother:
Rebecca Gillam (Gorsuch) Foose

spouse:
Roxanne Richardson

children:
Alice Katherine Foose

Megan Anne Foose