Alum DeWitt Retires and Begins to Work

Martin DeWitt

Martin DeWitt

Martin DeWitt, BA 1970 and MA 1976, has retired as the founding director and curator of the Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC and as of January 2011, he is a full-time artist and consultant at Martin DeWitt Studio + Fine Arts Services in Duluth, MN.

After WIU, DeWitt received his master’s degree in fine art from Illinois State University in 1978. He began his career in 1980 as executive director of the Rockford Art Association in Illinois. From 1989-2003, he was director of the Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Concurrent with his arts administrative and curatorial duties as Founding Director of the Fine Art Museum, Western Carolina University (2003-2010), De Witt taught gallery and museum management practices to include the business of art, grant writing, and exhibit and collections planning and management.

Congratulations to Martin DeWitt.

"Tartan Clearing - Great Cranberry Island, Maine," Martin DeWitt

"Tartan Clearing - Great Cranberry Island, Maine," Martin DeWitt

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