Robert L. Painter, American art organization executive. Sarasota Arts Council grantee for Ya'at'eeh, 1996. Projects chair Duke City Civitan, Albuquerque, 1980-1981. Member Indian Arts and Crafts association (charter), Southwestern Association for Indian Arts.
Painter, Robert L. was born on October 5, 1938 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Son of George L. and Ruby (Bingham) Painter.
Bachelor, University South Florida, 1966. Master of Science, Florida State University, 1967. Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1971.
Professor, Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, West Virginia, 1967-1970;
director social services, City of Gallup, New Mexico, 1972-1973;
art gallery director, The squash Blossom, Naples, Florida, 1974-1978;
art gallery director, The Eagle Dancer, Albuquerque, 1979-1981;
Chief Executive Officer, Santa Fe Style, Sarasota, Florida, 1982-1995;
Chief Executive Officer, First Nations Art, Inc., Sarasota, since 1995.
Projects chair Duke City Civitan, Albuquerque, 1980-1981. Member Indian Arts and Crafts association (charter), Southwestern Association for Indian Arts.
Avocations: tennis, hiking, white water rafting, climbing, traveling.