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Draftsman , educator , sculptor

Robert Richard Maki, American sculptor, draftsman, educator. Board directors Seattle Academy Arts and Science, 1985-1987; panelist, juror General Services Administration, National Endowment Art in Architect Program, 1980; juror visual arts fellows National Endowment Arts/New England Regional Fellowship, 1992. Private United States Army Reserve, 1959-1965. Member International Sculpture Center.

Background

Maki, Robert Richard was born on September 15, 1938 in Walla Walla, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Samuel Eino and Ethel Hildegrad (Busch) Maki.

Education

Student, Clark Junior College, 1958. Bachelor in Education and Industrial Arts, Western Washington College, 1962. Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture, University Washington, 1966.

Student, San Francisco Art Institute, 1967.

Career

Instructor art and industrial arts Gig Harbor (Washington) High School, 1962-1964. Member honorary art faculty University Washington, Seattle, 1966-1968. Artist-in-residence Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, fall 1974, North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, fall 1978, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, winter 1979.

Guest artist Montana State University, Bozeman, summer 1973, St. Cloud (Minnesota) University, fall 1974, Seattle Pacific University, summer 1974. Visiting artist, lecturer numerous colleges universities.

Works

Membership

Board directors Seattle Academy Arts and Science, 1985-1987. Panelist, juror General Services Administration, National Endowment Art in Architect Program, 1980. Juror visual arts fellows National Endowment Arts/New England Regional Fellowship, 1992.

Private United States Army Reserve, 1959-1965. Member International Sculpture Center.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fly fishing, skiing, backpacking, collecting art and antiques (americana), horseback riding.

Connections

Married Dee Ann Engelsen, February 17, 1962. 1 child, Andrea.

father:
Samuel Eino Maki

mother:
Ethel Hildegrad (Busch) Maki

spouse:
Dee Ann Engelsen

child:
Andrea Maki