CAREER SYNOPSIS

EDUCATION

1991                Ph.D., American Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
1976                M.A., Arts Administration, Graduate School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington
1974                B.M., Music Major, Art History Minor, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

AWARDS

2010                Susan K. Black Foundation Black-Parkman Award for Art Industry Leadership
1994                Post-Doctoral Fellowship, The Robert S. and Grayce B. Kerr Foundation
1990                Scholar-in-Residence Sitka Center for Art & Ecology
1989                Dissertation Fellowship, American Studies Department, University of Minnesota

POSITIONS

1998 -              President, David J. Wagner, L.L.C.
1996-98           Director, Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture, New York City
1994-96           Executive Director, Kentucky Derby Museum, Churchill Downs, Louisville
1987-94           Executive Director, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
1977-87           Director, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
1976                Intern, Indianapolis Children's Museum
1975                Graduate Assistant, Indiana University Museum, Bloomington
1971-72           Assistant to Manager, Arts and Lectures Series, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

PAST ADJUNCT FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

                   Carroll University, Colorado College, Lawrence University,
                   New York University Graduate School, University of Wisconsin Extension,
                   Also Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Minnesota

PAST AFFILIATIONS, BOARDS OF DIRECTORS

American Studies Association Rocky Mountain Chapter, President; National Park Academy of the Arts, Advisory Board; New York City Millennium Culturefest, Co-Chairman; Wisconsin Federation of Museums, Vice President; Wisconsin Humanities Committee Board Member

PUBLICATIONS

American Wildlife Art
Other Books, Exhibition Catalogues, and Magazine Articles
Formerly on Editorial Review Boards of CaƱon Journal and Native Peoples Magazine

MEMBERSHIPS

American Alliance of Museums; International Council of Museums
Formerly: American Studies Association, Association of Art Museum Directors

EXHIBITIONS PRODUCED and/or TOURED BY
DAVID J. WAGNER, L.L.C.

           America's Parks
           American Birds (Curated for The Wildlife Experience)
           American Still Lifes
           American Studio Glass
           American Wildlife Art
           Andrew Denman: The Modern Wild
           Art and the Animal Tours (Society of Animal Artists)
           Art of the Dive / Portraits of the Deep
           Art of the Rainforest
           Biodiversity in the Art of Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen
           Blossom ~ Art of Flowers (Susan K. Black Foundation)
           Brian Jarvi's African Menagerie
           Cory Trépanier's Into The Arctic
           Crocodilian Scratchboards by John Agnew
           Endangered Species, Flora and Fauna in Peril (Wildling Art Museum)
           Environmental Impact
           Exquisite Miniatures by Wes and Rachelle Siegrist
           Feline Fine: Art of Cats
           John James Audubon (Curated for Paine Art Center and Gardens)
           Kent Ullberg: A Retrospective
           LeRoy Neiman, On Safari (Curated for The Wildlife Experience)
           LeRoy Neiman: A Retrospective
           LUSTER Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting
           Masters of American Photography
           Masterworks from The International Guild of Realism
           Paws and Reflect: Art of Canines
           Portraits of Marion Pike (Los Angeles Estate Collection at Palm Springs Art Museum)
           Robert Bateman - A Retrospective
           Sandy Scott: A Retrospective
           Sayaka Ganz: Reclaimed Creations
           Society of Animal Artists National Geographic Society Outdoor Sculpture Garden
           The Horse In Fine Art (American Academy of Equine Art)
           The Sea of Cortez (Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum)
           The Art of Robert Bateman
           Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild
           Wisconsin's Glass Masters


David J. Wagner, Ph.D.
President, and Curator/Tour Director
(414) 221-6878
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