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Art historian and consultant

Sarah Lee Elson, American art historian, consultant. National Endowment for Arts fellow, 1988, President's fellow Columbia University, 1988-1990, Luce Travel grant, 1992. Member National Museum Women in the Arts, United Kingdom Freinds (advisory council since 2006), Princeton University Art Museum (advisory council 2007), Penland School Crafts, North Carolina (board trustees since 2007).

Background

Elson, Sarah Lee was born on October 1, 1962 in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of John Everett and Ione (Coker) Lee.

Education

Bachelor, Princeton University, 1984;Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1990;Master of Philosophy in Art History, Columbia University, 1992.

Career

Professor English Beijing Normal University, 1984-1985. Public affairs assistant Guggenheim Museum, New York City, 1985-1987. Lecturer Metropolitan Museum Art, 1990-1992.

Freelance lecturer National Gallery, London, 1994-1998. Founder Galatea Contemporary Art Advisors, since 1998. Researcher Metropolitan Museum, 1990-1992, Tate Gallery, London, 1992-1993.

Fellow The Frick Collection, New York City, since 1990.

Membership

Member National Museum Women in the Arts, United Kingdom Freinds (advisory council since 2006), Princeton University Art Museum (advisory council 2007), Penland School Crafts, North Carolina (board trustees since 2007).

Connections

Married Louis Goodman Elson, August 26, 1989. Children: Isabel Coker Elson, Everett Esther Elson, Edward Lee Elson.

father:
John Everett Lee

mother:
Ione (Coker) Lee

spouse:
Louis Goodman Elson

children:
Isabel Coker Elson

Everett Esther Elson

Edward Lee Elson