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curator , educator

Timothy Oliver Benson, American curator, educator. Recipient German Order of Merit, 1997, Alexander von Humboldt stipend, 1991, 97, German Academy Exchange stipend, 1980; Kress Foundation travel grantee, 1981. Member American Association Museum, College Art Association of America, German Studies Association, Print Council of America, Historians of German and Central European Art and Architect, Carl Einstein Society.

Background

Benson, Timothy Oliver was born on May 9, 1950 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Donald Robert and Martha Jo Benson.

Education

Bachelor, Grinnell College, 1972. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1985.

Career

Lecturer Drake University, Des Moines, 1982, 84, University Nebraska, Omaha, 1985, assistant professor Lincoln, 1985-1986. Associate curator Rifkind Center Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1986-1997, curator Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, since 1997. Adjunct instructor Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, 1981-1982.

Adjunct professor University Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1996.

Membership

Member American Association Museum, College Art Association of America, German Studies Association, Print Council of America, Historians of German and Central European Art and Architect, Carl Einstein Society.

Connections

Married Susan Ellen Annett, August 14, 1976.

father:
Donald Robert

mother:
Martha Jo Benson

spouse:
Susan Ellen Annett