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art historian , college professor

Susan Solway, American art historian, college professor. Illinois State scholar; Presidential fellow Washington University, 1974, Kress Foundation fellow, 1974; Lenore Schwartz Memorial grantee Northwestern University, 1976, Dissertation fellowship.


Solway, Susan was born on September 20, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Sidney Solway and Shirley (Magad) Siegel.


Bachelor in Art History with honors, Northwestern University, 1974. Master of Arts in Art History, Northwestern University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, Northwestern University, 1981.


Lecturer art history, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1979-1982;co-director arts and science center, Barat College, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1981-1985;professor art history, Barat College, Lake Forest, Illinois, since 1981;chair humanities department, Barat College, Lake Forest, Illinois, since 1986;commissioner, History Preservation Commission, Glencoe, Illinois, since 1991.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board of directors, member Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio Foundation, Oak Park, Illinois, since 1990, Glencoe (Illinois) History Society, since 1989. Member cultural arts committee Parent-Teachers Association, Glencoe, 1989-1991. Member College Art Association, Midwest Art History Society, Midwest Association Medievalists, National Trust for History Preservation, American Association of University Professors, Landmarks Preservation Council Illinois, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Suzuki music education, collecting, traveling, reading.


Married Howard Wayne Siegel, May 29, 1977.

Sidney Solway Siegel

Shirley (Magad) Siegel

Howard Wayne Siegel