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Steven David Owyoung, American curator. Charles L. Freer fellow Freer Gallery Art, 1976, 77, Horace H. Rackham predoctoral fellow, 1978, Louise W. Hackney fellow American Oriental Society, 1978-1979, Fulbright-Hays fellow, 1978-1979, Social Science Research Council and American Council Learned Societies fellow, 1978-1980; Samuel H. Kress Foundation grantee, 1980, Horace H. Rackham grantee, 1980, Asian Cultural Council grantee, 1990.


Owyoung, Steven David was born on January 14, 1947 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Fay and Ethel (Woo) Owyoung.


Bachelor, University Hawaii, 1973. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1977. Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1978.


Lecturer, editor, National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, 1971-1972;curatorial associate, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980-1982;assistant curator, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982-1983;curator Asian arts, St. Louis Art Museum, since 1983. Secretary commission board commissioner St. Louis Art Museum, 1991-1993. Visiting Washington University, St. Louis, since 1990.

Consultant and contributor Getty Art History Information Program, 1993-1996.


Board of directors World Affairs Council St. Louis, 1984-1986, Nanjing-St. Louis Sister Cities, 1989-1990. Delegate Chinese painting historians to People's Republic China, 1980. Member Asian Art Society Washington University (board directors since 1983).


Married Diana Lee Wong, August 29, 1971. Children: Christopher Mark, Todd Alexander.

Fay Owyoung

Ethel (Woo) Owyoung

Diana Lee Wong

Christopher Mark Owyoung

Todd Alexander Owyoung