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Mark A. Tullos

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Walter Anderson Museum of Art

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Walter Anderson Museum of Art

510 Washington Avenue

Ocean Springs, Mississippi,39564

United States

Company Description

The Walter Anderson Museum opened in 1991 and is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the works of Walter Inglis Anderson (1903-1965). Anderson is celebrated as an American master, whose depictions of the plants, animals, and people of the Gulf Coast... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Deputy Director

Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum


Director

Alexandria Museum of Art


Executive Director

The Armory Art Center


Executive Director

Museum of East Texas


President and Chief Executive Officer

Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience


Assistant Secretary, Director, Louisiana State Museum

Louisiana State Museum


Interim Executive Director

USS KIDD Louisiana Veterans Museum


Affiliations

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Treasurer


Museum Loan Network at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Member of the Advisory Board


Director Louisiana State Museum System

Assistant Secretary and


Louisiana Library Association

Trustees Chair


Education

Stephen F. Austin University


Bachelor of Fine Arts degree

Louisiana State University


bachelor's degree

fine arts

LSU


degree

visual arts

LSU


Web References(95 Total References)


Walter Inglis Anderson Family and Walter Anderson Museum of Art (WAMA) | Ocean Springs Archives

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MARK A. TULLOS JR.
Mark A. Tullos Jr. was born on January 19, 1961 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but has roots in Grant Parish, Louisiana. He was educated at LSU and had attended Stephen F. Austin State University graduate school in Nacogdoches, Texas. After ten years in the museum field at The Alexandria [Louisiana] Museum of Art and The Museum of East Texas [Lufkin, Texas], where he was executive director, Mark A. Tullos Jr. and family joined WAMA in November 1990. In Lufkin, he ran a capital campaign, which raised $1.1 million dollars for additional building and remodeling the facility. Mark is married to Susan Browning of Pass Christian, Mississippi.(The Ocean Springs Record, November 1, 1990, p. 1) Mark A. Tullos Jr. left WAMA in 1993 for the The Alexandria [Louisiana] Museum of Art where he was named executive director. In December 2005, he is deputy director of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, Louisiana. MARK A. TULLOS JR. Mark A Tullos, Jr., presently the Interim Director of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, has served as Director for art museums and visual arts organizations for the past 21 years. Before returning to Louisiana in 2003, he was Executive Director of The Art Center, Waco, Texas and The Robert and Mary Montgomery Armory Art Center, Florida. He has also served as director for other museums in the south including the Alexandria Museum of Art located in Alexandria, Louisiana (Accredited by the AAM). Under his eight-year administration, the Alexandria Museum of Art completed a six million dollar campaign for the expansion of museum facilities and the creation of a larger operations endowment. The new 21,500 sq. ft. facility located in central Louisiana, opened March 7, 1998. Tullos also served as the founding director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and the Executive Director of The Museum of East Texas in Lufkin, Texas. Each underwent major capital campaigns and facility expansion under his direction. Tullos has also served as curator and juror for a number of exhibitions of contemporary art over the past two decades. In 1995, he was the recipient of the Nancy Hanks Memorial Award for Professional Excellence given by the American Association of Museums, Washington, DC. The Nancy Hanks Award is designed to recognize one museum professional each year that demonstrates outstanding professional excellence. The award is named after the late chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, (NEA). He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Louisiana State University, and has conducted graduate studies at Stephen F. Austin State University. In 1999, he completed the intense three-week Museum Management Institute conducted by the Getty on the campus of University of California, Berkeley. He has served as a member of the advisory board for the Museum Loan Network at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the honors committee of the American Association of Museums (AAM), a panelist for the National Museum Service Board, and a peer reviewer for A.A.M., Institute of Museum and Library Services and the state arts commissions of Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Florida. Tullos also is active as a field reviewer for the Accreditation and Museum Assessment programs of the American Association of Museums. In the community, he serves as President of the Lafayette Parish Library Control Board, the Treasurer for the Louisiana Association of Museums and an Elder at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Lafayette. The Ocean Springs Record, "Museum of art hires executive director [Mark Tullos]", November 1, 1990.


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Mark A. Tullos Jr.
Mark A. Tullos Jr. was born on January 19, 1961 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but has roots in Grant Parish, Louisiana. He was educated at LSU and had attended Stephen F. Austin State University graduate school in Nacogdoches, Texas. After ten years in the museum field at The Alexandria [Louisiana] Museum of Art and The Museum of East Texas [Lufkin, Texas], where he was executive director, Mark A. Tullos Jr. and family joined WAMA in November 1990. In Lufkin, he ran a capital campaign, which raised $1.1 million dollars for additional building and remodeling the facility. Mark is married to Susan Browning of Pass Christian, Mississippi. (The Ocean Springs Record, November 1, 1990, p. 1) Mark A. Tullos Jr. left WAMA in 1993 for the The Alexandria [Louisiana] Museum of Art where he was named executive director. In December 2005, he is deputy director of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, Louisiana. Mark A. Tullos Jr. Mark A Tullos, Jr., presently the Interim Director of the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, has served as Director for art museums and visual arts organizations for the past 21 years. Before returning to Louisiana in 2003, he was Executive Director of The Art Center, Waco, Texas and The Robert and Mary Montgomery Armory Art Center, Florida. He has also served as director for other museums in the south including the Alexandria Museum of Art located in Alexandria, Louisiana (Accredited by the AAM). Under his eight-year administration, the Alexandria Museum of Art completed a six million dollar campaign for the expansion of museum facilities and the creation of a larger operations endowment. The new 21,500 sq. ft. facility located in central Louisiana, opened March 7, 1998. Tullos also served as the founding director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and the Executive Director of The Museum of East Texas in Lufkin, Texas. Each underwent major capital campaigns and facility expansion under his direction. Tullos has also served as curator and juror for a number of exhibitions of contemporary art over the past two decades. In 1995, he was the recipient of the Nancy Hanks Memorial Award for Professional Excellence given by the American Association of Museums, Washington, DC. The Nancy Hanks Award is designed to recognize one museum professional each year that demonstrates outstanding professional excellence. The award is named after the late chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, (NEA). He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Louisiana State University, and has conducted graduate studies at Stephen F. Austin State University. In 1999, he completed the intense three-week Museum Management Institute conducted by the Getty on the campus of University of California, Berkeley. He has served as a member of the advisory board for the Museum Loan Network at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the honors committee of the American Association of Museums (AAM), a panelist for the National Museum Service Board, and a peer reviewer for A.A.M., Institute of Museum and Library Services and the state arts commissions of Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Florida. Tullos also is active as a field reviewer for the Accreditation and Museum Assessment programs of the American Association of Museums. In the community, he serves as President of the Lafayette Parish Library Control Board, the Treasurer for the Louisiana Association of Museums and an Elder at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Lafayette. The Ocean Springs Record, "Museum of art hires executive director [Mark Tullos]", November 1, 1990.


Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience Names President and CEO

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The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience (THE MAX) has selected Mark Tullos as President and CEO, following an executive search process led by Arts Consulting Group (ACG).
He will lead all operations at THE MAX, a new world-class museum slated to open in early 2018 in Meridian, Mississippi. THE MAX will celebrate Mississippi artists and legendary entertainers and their contributions to the world. Mr. Tullos has more than 30 years of experience as a museum executive, previously serving as Assistant Secretary for the Louisiana Office of State Museums in the Department of Culture and Tourism, as the Executive Director for museums in Texas and Florida, and as founding Director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art. He has served as a member of the advisory board for the Museum Loan Network at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the honors committee of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), a panelist for the National Museum Service Board, and a peer reviewer for AAM, Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the state art commissions of Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and Florida. Mr. Tullos participated in the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University and was the recipient of the Nancy Hanks Memorial Award for Professional Excellence. by AAM. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University and attended graduate school at Stephen F. Austin University. This museum will be a demonstration of how art and museums have a powerful impact on local economies and tourism," said Mr. Tullos. "Early in my career I came to understand how a museum could shape a visitor's point-of-view. People who visit THE MAX will be immersed in the spirit of this great state and introduced to the great writers, poets, artists, musicians, and actors whose art and performances have become a part of our global culture." "Mark Tullos is just the kind of visionary leader to help build THE MAX into a major cultural destination," said ACG President Bruce D. Thibodeau. "It was such a pleasure to work with THE MAX search committee and board and we wish Tullos and THE MAX all the best for a successful opening."


Opportunities for Artists Fairfield County CT | Opportunities for Artists Westchester New York NY

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AMoA proudly welcomes Mark Tullos as the juror for the 30th September Competition.
As the 30th year of our annual competition and the 40th anniversary of the Alexandria Museum of Art, the AMoA staff is happy to welcome back a former AMoA Director as the competition juror. Mark A Tullos, Jr., has served as Assistant Secretary for the Office of State Museum and Director of the Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He has served as Executive Director in art museums and visual arts organizations for over 30 years. In the 1990s Tullos was Director for the Alexandria Museum of Art. Under his eight-year administration, the Alexandria Museum of Art completed a six million dollar campaign for the expansion of museum facilities and the creation of a larger operations endowment. Tullos also served as the founding director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Tullos has also served as curator and juror for a number of exhibitions of contemporary art over the past two decades. In 1995, he was the recipient of the Nancy Hanks Memorial Award for Professional Excellence given by the National Endowment for the Arts and most recently was nominated for a prize from the Giacometti Foundation in Paris for his work in protecting the rights of art and artists. Born and raised in Baton Rouge he is a graduate in Fine Art from Louisiana State University and has conducted graduate studies at Stephen F. Austin State University and Museum Management Institute conducted by the Getty Foundation.


Executive Placements Archives - Arts Consulting Group

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The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience (THE MAX) has selected Mark Tullos as President and CEO, following an executive search process led by Arts Consulting Group (ACG).
He will lead all operations at THE MAX, a new world-class museum slated to open in early 2018 in Meridian, Mississippi. THE MAX will celebrate Mississippi artists and legendary entertainers and their contributions to the world. Mr. Tullos has more than 30 years of experience as a museum executive, previously serving as Assistant Secretary for the Louisiana Office of State Museums in the Department of Culture and Tourism, as the Executive Director for museums in Texas and Florida, and as founding Director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art. He has served as a member of the advisory board for the Museum Loan Network at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the honors committee of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), a panelist for the...


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