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Art center adds two to board

Evanston Art Center has added Jerome Hausman and Paul Klein to its board of trustees.

Hausman is an art educator who has taught at several universities and has had numerous works published about art education.

Evanston Art Center has added Jerome Hausman and Paul Klein to its board of trustees.

Hausman is an art educator who has taught at several universities and has had numerous works published about art education.

He is currently an adjunct professor at the Art institute of Chicago. Previously, he served as vice president of academic affairs and professor of art education at the Massachusetts College of Art, and as president and professor at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Hausman is a distinguished fellow in the National Art Education Association and has been named its art educator of the year.

He has served as a consultant for the Arts in Education Program with the John D. Rockefeller Fund, and is a past trustee of the Ragdale Foundation.

Klein has long been an art advocate and proponent for art in Chicago. He is an arts journalist, collections consultant, and curator. In 2006, he was named man of the year by the Chicago Society of Artists.

Klein is managing director of the Briddge Group in Chicago, an art succession planning group working with collectors and their wealth advisory teams. Briddge acts as an advocate for collectors in providing special handling to art and collectibles in the estate planning process.

Klein served as the art consultant/curator for the recently completed 2.3 million square foot expansion of McCormick Place. He is also well known for his ArtLetter blog on Huffington Post.

The non-profit Evanston Art Center at 2603 Sheridan Road, now in its 80th year, is one of the largest community art centers serving the Greater Chicago/North Shore region of Illinois.

 

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