artist, lecturer, teacher, museum director.
Gained U.S. Citizenship: October 1975
1953-54 University of Wales
1949-54 Cardiff College of Art
1954-1956 British Army, General Service Medal, Malaya
1994 Hon. Doctor of Arts, Art Institute of Southern California
1954 Art Teachers Diploma (ATD) MFA equivalent
1953 National Diploma of Design (NDD) BFA equivalent
1997- Director Emeritus, Cranbrook Art Museum
1977- 95 Director, Cranbrook Art Museum
1972-77 Director, Corcoran Gallery of Art ACADEMIC POSITIONS
1977-95 President, Cranbrook Academy of Art
1970-77 Dean, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.
1969-70 Associate Dean, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.
1968-69 Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, Leeds College of Art, U.K.
1967-68 Professor in Painting, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.
1965-67 Director of Post Diploma Studies, Leeds College of Art, U.K.
1964-65 Lecturer in Painting, Leeds College of Art, U.K.
1960-64 Lecturer in Art, Claredon College, Nottingham, U.K.
1956-60 Head of Art and Crafts Department, Heolgam School, Wales, U.K.
1995 Honorary Member AAMD
1994 Founders Medal, The Cranbrook Foundation
1994 The Royal Order of the Polar Star of Sweden
1988 Honorary Membership, Detroit Chapter of AIA
1987 Sociedad Bolivariana de Arquitectors, Venezuela
1985 Knight First Class, Order of the White Rose of Finland
Slade has remained a practicing artist and out-spoken advocate of the arts throughout his career. He has presented lectures on contemporary art in the United States, Europe, South America and Japan, and acted as curator or juror for over one hundred exhibitions. His own paintings are exhibited widely and are included in many private and public collections. Based on almost thirty years experience in the United States as a painter, arts administrator and educator, his lectures and writings deal with contemporary art and art museums. In recent years, Slade has been an active, honorary member of AAMD, lectured, written, and exhibited as an artist.
1995 lecture Sheldon Memorial Gallery, Nebraska
1996 lecture Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hawaii
1996 juror ‘Artists of Hawaii’
2000 exhibited Robert Kidd Gallery, Michigan
2001 article ‘Art Museums’ , Orientations magazine
2003 essay ‘Milton Avery, the Legacy’, Kidd Gallery
2005 juror Florida Outdoor Sculpture, Lakeland, FL
2006 essay ‘David Budd’ , McCormick Gallery, Chicago
2006 lecture Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan
2007 lecture The Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
2007 lecture The Pollock-Krasner Center, NY
2008 judge Art Festival Beth-El, St Petersburg, FL
2008 essay 'Waves of Meaning', Arts Center, St Petersburg, FL
A FULL RESUME is available: includes teaching positions; academic appointments; NEA committees; chairmanships; exhibitions; lectures; writings; and professional activities throughout his career.
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