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Robert Rodgers Ecker Edit Profile

artist , educator

Robert Rodgers Ecker, American artist, educator. David Herbert Lawrence fellow University New Mexico, 1976, National Endowment Arts artists fellow, 1981-1982; recipient Recognition in Painting award Colorado Council Arts, Denver, 1995. Member Society of America Graphic Artists (president purchase award 1980, council member 1990-1992).

Background

Ecker, Robert Rodgers was born on April 30, 1936 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Garnes and Irma (Rodgers) Ecker.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Shippensburg State University, 1958. Postgraduate, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1961. Master of Fine Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1965.

Career

From assistant professor to associate professor Washington State University, Pullman, 1965-1972. Professor University Colorado, Boulder, 1972—2001, professor emeritus, since 2001. Speaker, visiting artist Denison University, Granville, Ohio, 1975, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, 1980, University California, Fullerton, 1986, University Delaware, Newark, 1992.

Works

Membership

Member Society of America Graphic Artists (president purchase award 1980, council member 1990-1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, reading.

Connections

Married Jean Beard Ecker, November 7, 1958. Children: Cassandra, Penelope, Robert B., Jonathan.

father:
Robert Garnes Ecker

mother:
Irma (Rodgers) Ecker

spouse:
Jean Beard Ecker

children:
Cassandra Ecker

Penelope Ecker

Robert B. Ecker

Jonathan Ecker