James E. Gallucci

Born: June 30, 1951, Rochester, N.Y.
Education: B.A. in English, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, N.Y.; bachelor’s and master’s degrees in art, Syracuse University
Positions: President, Jim Gallucci Sculptor Ltd., 1989-present; designer, North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro, 1987-93; instructor, UNCG, 1977-86; instructor, University of Alabama, Huntsville, 1976-77
Selected achievements: 2000 Betty Cone Medal of Arts, presented by the United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro; 1993 Governor Award of Excellence for Sonora Desert exhibit, North Carolina Zoo; 1991 Emerging Artist Grant, United Arts Council and N.C. Arts Council; instrumental in the 1996 creation of ArtQuest, the hands-on art studio for children at Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art
Family: Wife, Kathy Gallucci, assistant professor of biology, Elon University; son Mario, 27, photographer and assistant curator, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art; daughter Madeline, 19, student at Kansas City Art Institute
Web site: www.jimgalluccisculptor.com

Compiled by Dawn DeCwikiel-Kane, Staff Writer

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