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Board Member

Phone: (702) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: j***@***.edu
UNLV
4505 South Maryland Parkway Box 454015
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154
United States

Company Description: UNLV (www.unlv.edu) is a doctoral-degree-granting institution with nearly 27,000 students and approximately 850 faculty members. More than 200 undergraduate,...   more
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Employment History

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Education

  • M.A. , Art History and Museum Training
    University of Denver
  • B.A. , Art and Design
    Brigham Young University
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City of Las Vegas Arts Commission - Contact
www.lvartscommission.com, 12 Jan 2014 [cached]
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Jerry Schefcik is Director of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery a post he has held since 1991. He also curates the Metcalf Gallery in the Tam Alumni Center and other satellite spaces throughout the UNLV campus. In 2012 Schefcik was given responsibility for the remodeled Marjorie Barrick Museum with its new focus on contemporary art, and now he is referred to as Director of Galleries at UNLV. Along with his gallery responsibilities, he also teaches the Gallery Practices series on gallery/museum management and over-sees the gallery internship program. Schefcik has served as Exhibitions Curator for Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art for 11 years, and curator at the McCarran International Airport Arts Advisory Sub-Committee for 5 years. He continues to work as juror for local agencies and serves with various arts organizations in Las Vegas and the Western Region. Schefcik's Las Vegas roots go back to 1961 when his father moved the family from Nebraska.
He received his B.A. in Art and Design from Brigham Young University and his M.A. in Art History and Museum Training from the University of Denver. He first served as Curator of Visual Arts for the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center in Pueblo, CO, and then moved to the Amarillo Art Center in Amarillo, TX where he was Curator of Art. From Amarillo he returned to Las Vegas.
ABOUT THE NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL BOARD
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Jerry Schefcik (Las Vegas) has been a Las Vegan since1961 when his father moved the family in from Nebraska. His college career took him to Brigham Young University where he earned his BA in Art and Design and on to the University of Denver for a MA in Art History and Museum Training. He worked as Curator of Visual Arts for the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center in Pueblo, CO, and then moved to the Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX as Curator of Art. From Amarillo he returned to Las Vegas. Schefcik joined the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 1989 first as Curator of the Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery and then promoted to its Director in 1991. He concurrently served as Exhibitions Curator for Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art for over a decade and curator for the McCarran International Airport Arts Advisory Sub-Committee for 5 years. He has recently assumed the additional responsibility of the remodeled and refocused Marjorie Barrick Museum. As Director of Galleries, Schefcik oversees the five satellite galleries throughout the UNLV campus, teaches the three-part Gallery Practices series and supervises the gallery internship program. In addition to his responsibilities at UNLV, he currently serves as a Commissioner for the City of Las Vegas Arts Commission. A central figure within the ever-growing Las Vegas art scene, Schefcik demonstrates his dedication to the past, present and future art endeavors of this city by contributing much of his time as an advisor, juror, and mentor to numerous arts organizations in Las Vegas and the Western Region.

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Jerry Schefcik, gallery director at Marjorie Barrick Museum at UNLV. PHOTO: JEFERSON APPLEGATE

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Jerry Schefcik, director of Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery at UNLV, says what he likes best about his j
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Jerry Schefcik, director of Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery
LVAM | Multimedia - Video Archive
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Jerry Schefcik, curator and director of the Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery at UNLV, moderates.
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