Title: 1) Emeritus Professor 2) Board Chair, Trustee
Company: 1) Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts 2) Vermont Studio Center
Location: Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States
Frederick S. Osborne, Jr., President Emeritus of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts and Board Chair and Trustee of the Vermont Studio Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in art education.
Fascinated by art since childhood, Mr. Osborne decided to further his knowledge by studying the subject at Temple University, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture followed by Yale University, where he earned and a Master of Fine Arts in sculpture. It became obvious to him that he had found his calling when he realized what the life of an artist was really about. He proceeded to join prominent organizations such as the College Art Association, the National Sculpture Society, and the National Art Education Association, and he participated in group shows in locations at the Woodmere Gallery and the Mackler Gallery. Other notable venues include the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Smith College, Haverford College, the Philadelphia Museum of Art Convention Center, the First Federal Bank Gallery, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Red Mill Gallery at the Vermont Studio Center.
In addition to his personal artistic endeavors, Mr. Osborne also dedicated a lot of time to teaching others. He was an instructor and assistant professor of graduate fine arts at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, the director of continuing education at the Philadelphia College of Art, and the cofounder and co-director of the Vermont Studio Center. Further, he served the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts as a dean, director, professor, and vice president of external and alumni affairs, and the Violette deMazia Trust Education Program of the Barnes Foundation as the director. Mr. Osborne then spent five years as the president of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts before retiring as a president emeritus. He also maintains roles as a board chair and trustee of the Vermont Studio Center, as an advisor for the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, and as an advisory board member of Silvermine Tavern Studios and the Viselaya Foundation.
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