Stinchecum, Amanda Mayer

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STINCHECUM, Amanda Mayer

STINCHECUM, Amanda Mayer. American, b. 1941. Genres: Art/Art history, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Children's fiction, History, Travel/Exploration, Translations, Children's non-fiction. Career: Harper's Bazaar, NYC, editorial assistant, 1964-65; Women's Wear Daily, NYC, fashion reporter, 1965- 69; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, research fellow, 1981-82; Tokyo National Institute for Research on Cultural Properties, Tokyo, Japan, research fellow, 1983-84; Textile Museum, Washington, DC, consulting specialist, 1985; Tokyo National Institute for Research on Cultural Properties, research fellow, 1987-88; Hosei University, Tokyo, research fellow, Institute of Okinawan Studies, 1988-. Guest curator, Art Services International, 1993-95; lecturer at colleges and museums. Textile historian; travel writer; Japanese translator Los Angeles County Museum of Art; James Beard Journalism Award, 1995. Publications: Kosode: Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Century Textiles from the Nomura Collection, 1984; (with R. Mies) Mingei: Japanese Folk Art, 1995. TRANSLATIONS: Girl from the Snow Country, 1986; Grandpa's Town, 1991; Everyone Poops, 1993; The Gas We Pass, 1994. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 39 Remsen St., Brooklyn, NY 11201, U.S.A.