Biografie von George KIMAK (1921-1972)

Birth place: Auburn, NY

Addresses: Minoa, NY; Syracuse, NY

Profession: Painter, graphic artist, teacher, lecturer

Studied: AIC; Syracuse Univ. (B.F.A.; 4 year scholarship, 1942)

Exhibited: Cayuga Mus. Hist. & A., 1939-41; Everson Mus. A., Syracuse, 1953, 1955, 1958-64; Munson-Williams-Proctor Inst., 1956, 1959, 1960; Rochester Mem. A. Gal., 1956; Emily Lowe A. Gal., Syracuse Univ., 1956. 1961-62; Art: USA, 1958; Roberson Mem. Gal., 1959-1962; Cazenovia Jr. Col., NY, 1959-61; New York State Fair, 1959-60. Contributed articles on Museum-on-Wheels" services for schools and communities to many newspapers and educational bulletins, 1952-58. Arranged exhs.: Mestrovic Drawings for Univ. New Mexico, 1951; Print Show for State Teachers Col., New Paltz, NY, 1951; Exchange Exhib. with Cornell Univ., 1951; Contemporary Student Paintings for Addison Gal. Am. Art, 1951; Contemporary Student Exhibition for Wells College, Aurora, NY, 1952; Print Exhibition for Binghamton H.S., 1952. "

Member: N.Y. State T. Assn.; AAMus.

Comments: Positions: instr., in many New York State grade and high schools; gal. asst., Cayuga Mus. Hist. & A., 1936-40, and Emily Lowe A. Center, Syracuse Univ., 1949-52; exh. des., NY State Fair, 1952-55; chm. NY State Fair A. Exh., 1959, supt. A. & Crafts, 1960, dir., 1947-54, exec. vice-pres: 1954-48, Artmobile, Inc.; dir., NY State Exposition, 1961-63; pres., Visual Arts Center, 1964-65; exh. chm., Minoa Free Lib., 1963, 1964-65; audio visual coordinator, East Syracuse-Minoa Central Schools, Minoa, NY, 1962-.

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