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Virginia Mary Fields

museum curator

Virginia Mary Fields, museum curator. Project coordinator National Public Radio, Washington, 1990; board directors Ethnic Arts Council, Los Angeles, since 1989, Humboldt County American Diabetes Association, Eureka, 1986-1987; active National Diabetes Consumer Advisory Board; Member Native American Art Studies Association, Society for American Archaeology.

Background

Fields, Virginia Mary was born on September 6, 1952 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of William Francis and Virginia Theresa (Lavelle) Monk.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, San Francisco State University, 1978. Master of Arts in Anthropology, San Francisco State University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Latin American Studies, University Texas, 1989.

Career

Curator native American collection Clarke Memorial Museum, Eureka, California, 1984-1987. Instructor department art Humboldt State University, Arcata, 1987. Lecturer in art history University California, Santa Barbara, 1988-1989.

Assistant professor of art history California State University, Northridge, 1989. Curator pre-Columbian art Los Angeles County Museum Art, since 1989. Consultant curator The Mexico Museum, San Francisco, since 1989.

Editor Pre-Columbian Art Research Institute, San Francisco, since 1983. Research associate department anthropology California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, since 1984.

Works

  • Contributor numerous articles to professional jours. Editor: Fifth Palenque Round Table, 1983, Proceedings of the Sixth Palenque Round Table, Seventh Palenque Round Table, 1989.

Membership

Project coordinator National Public Radio, Washington, 1990. Board directors Ethnic Arts Council, Los Angeles, since 1989, Humboldt County American Diabetes Association, Eureka, 1986-1987. Active National Diabetes Consumer Advisory Board.

Member Native American Art Studies Association, Society for American Archaeology.

Connections

Married Michael Kevin Fields, June 28, 1980 (divorced 1990).