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Driskell, David C

LC control no.n 83183149
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Personal name headingDriskell, David C.
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Variant(s)Driskell, David
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1931-06-07
Death date2020-04-01
Place of birthEatonton (Ga.)
Place of deathWashington (D.C.)
Field of activityArt
AffiliationUniversity of Maryland at College Park
Catholic University of America Fisk University David C. Driskell Center
Aaron Douglass Gallery Clara Elizabeth Jackson Carter Foundation
Profession or occupationArtists College teachers Art historians African American artists
Found inHis David Driskell, c1980: title page (David Driskell) page 56 (b. 6/7/31, Eatonton, Ga.)
LC data base, 8-29-83 (heading: Driskell, David C.; usage: David C. Driskell)
Driskell Center WWW site, viewed January 23, 2014 (David C. Driskell; artist, working primarily in collage and mixed media as well as printmaking; M.F.A., Catholic University of America, 1962; post-graduate study, The Netherlands Institute for the History of Art; joined faculty at University of Maryland Department of Art in 1977, retired in 1998; Driskell Center established in his honour)
African American National Biography, accessed December 17, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Driskell, David; David Clyde Driskell; painter, art teacher, art museum curator / administrator; born 1931 Eatonton, Georgia, United States; BA in Art at Howard University (1955); received a master of fine arts degree from Catholic University of America; completed postgraduate work at the Netherlands Institute for the History of Art in The Hague (1964); assistant professor of art at Talladega College; professor of art and chair of the Department of Art at Fisk University; founded the Aaron Douglass Gallery; chair of the department of art at the University of Maryland, College Park (1977); named Distinguished Professor in Art at the University of Maryland (1995); awarded both the National Art Education Association's Annual Award and the Distinguished Alumni Award in Art from the Catholic University of America; won the President's Medal from the University of Maryland, College Park; created the David C.Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans; awarded the National Humanities Medal; chair of the commission for the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art; became president of the Clara Elizabeth Jackson Carter Foundation)
Washington Post, viewed Apr. 8, 2020 (died April 1, 2020, Washington, D.C., of complications from COVID-19)
Associated languageeng