Marantz, Kenneth A.

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MARANTZ, Kenneth A.

MARANTZ, Kenneth A. American, b. 1927. Genres: Art/Art history, Education, Bibliography. Career: Art teacher and adult education instructor at public schools in Waterville, NY, 1952-53, and Bethpage, NY, 1953-61; Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, assistant professor of art education, 1961-63; University of Chicago, IL, art teacher at Laboratory Schools and co-director of Art Center, 1963-67, assistant professor of education in arts, 1967-71; Ohio State University, Columbus, associate professor, 1971-73, professor of art education, 1973-92, professor emeritus, 1992-, head of department, 1971-87. Guest lecturer, University of Oregon, 1978, Bowling Green State University, 1986; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, guest artist, 1987; Columbus College of Art & Design, honorary professor of visual communications, 2000-. Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, member of art advisory board, 1974-77. Toured Soviet art education institutions, 1975; workshop leader; host of radio programs for Cleveland State University Public Affairs Radio; consultant to J. Paul Getty Foundation. Publications: Reach for the Moon and Touch a Star (documentary film), 1967; (with S. Marantz) The Art of Children's Picture Books (bibliography), 1988; Dream Makers, 1990; (with S. Marantz) Artists of the Page: Interviews with Picture Book Illustrators, 1992; (ed.) Picturebooks: Art Source and Resource, 1993; (with S. Marantz) Multicultural Picture Books, 1993. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 2056 Middlesex Rd., Columbus, OH 43220, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]