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Keith Morrison (born July 2, 1947) is a Canadian broadcast journalist. The 60+ artists were American, African, Caribbean, European and others of mixed heritage. Morrison remembers receiving art prizes, including one awarded by Honorable [[Norman Manley]. He was the first person of African descent to serve as academic dean in a predominantly Caucasian American art school or university, an accomplishment he has achieved five times. In the USA he has had solo exhibitions in cities such as New York, Washington, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Boston. He’s been in that position since 1995 and has also become a part of numerous news shows. Braham, Persephone: "African Diaspora in the Cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the, Edmunds, Allan: "Keith Morrison." Morrison has had many solo exhibitions, including shows at the University of Delaware Museums, 511 Gallery, NYC; Miller/Geisler Gallery, NYC; the DeYoung Museum, San Francisco; the Bomani Gallery, San Francisco, the Luce Gallery, Cornell College, the Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago; Brody's Gallery, Washington, DC; the Liz Harris Gallery, Boston; Cavin-Morris Gallery and The Alternative Museum, both in New York City. Forgey, Benjamin.
Morrison has curated many exhibitions, including "Magical Visions," an exhibition of 10 international African-American artists, at the University of Delaware Museums, 20012. It was believed, at the time, that he was campaigning to replace Robertson. In 2017 Keith Morrison's book, "Art in Washington and Its Afro-American Presence: 1940-1970," was the foundation for the National Gallery of Art's Symposium on African-American Art in Washington, D.C. in the Mid-Twentieth Century. He was Assistant Professor of Art at Fisk University, 1967–69; Associate Professor and Chair of Art, DePaul University, 1969–71; Associate Professor of Art (serving as Associate Dean, 1974–79) at the University of Illinois, Chicago, 1971-79. In 1953 Noel was again transferred, to Annotto Bay Railway Station, St. Mary. The exhibition was accompanied by a catalogue, which Morrison wrote, describing the concept of the exhibition and articulating ideas in it. He has contributed articles to numerous publications, including more than 40 articles for the New Art Examiner (where he was guest editor); articles for American Visions, the Washington Post, the USIA, the University of Chicago, and the Smithsonian Institution. The family of three lived there while Keith studied at Calabar High School and until he left Jamaica to study art in the US in 1959. Morrison served as Dean of Tyler School of Art; Temple University, Philadelphia; Dean for the College of Creative Arts, San Francisco State University; Dean for Academic Affairs, San Francisco Art Institute, and Dean for the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he was previously Professor and Chair of the Art Department. At the University of Maryland he created a lecture series for women and minorities, which brought lectureres from across the country. Working with Warren Robbins, founding Director of the Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Morrison conceived an exhibition that linked African Art, African-American art, art by Caucasians in the USA, art of the Caribbean, European art, and art of South America. Over the years, Keith has managed to establish himself as one of the most popular broadcast journalists of all time, and as such, he was even parodied by actor Bill Hader in “Saturday Night Live”, which BuzzFeed took the opportunity to mention in a list citing ’19 Reasons Dateline’s Keith Morrison Is Television’s Greatest Gift To Mankind’. For the Canadian broadcast journalist, see, Temple University press release announcing Morrison appointment, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Keith_Anthony_Morrison&oldid=942932841, School of the Art Institute of Chicago alumni, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. In 2014 the book, "African Diaspora in the Cultures of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States," edited by Persephone Braham (University of Delaware Press), was published to document the symposium that was formed around Morrison's art. "Keith Morrison's Art is the Stuff of Dreams". Morrison returned to Canada in 1992 to become co-anchor of the leading national morning news program, Canada AM on CTV. In 1971 he was consultant, briefly, to Caribbean author John Hearne at the Creative Art Centre at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica; and to collector/proprietor A. D. Scott, on Jamaican art, at the Olympia Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica. p. 29. Morrison got his start in 1966 working for the Saskatoon StarPhoenix before moving on to radio and then television. Maryland Public TV made a film of his work 1n 1990. Keith is op BuzzFeed. He is a former commentator for the weekly TV program Around Town, broadcast by WETA-TV in Washington DC. Richard, Paul. Morrison gave the 50th Anniversary address for the Edna Manley School of Art, Jamaica, 2001.
He was the substitute anchor for CTV National News and the heir apparent to anchor Lloyd Robertson until 1995 when he was ousted in a network shakeup. In the US Morrison has served on a number of art boards and state agencies, in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee, Illinois, and California. Morrison was a frequent panelist on the weekly TV show Around Town, in Washington DC between 1998 and 2002. He was the only child of Noel and Beatrice Morrison, who lived alternately in Linstead and Spanish Town from his birth in 1942 until 1947 then moved to Trout Hall, Clarendon, where Noel, a railway station master, was transferred. On the March 30, 2009, episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Hader, referencing the fact that Morrison works in 30 Rockefeller Plaza, where both Dateline NBC and Saturday Night Live are produced, jokingly stated that he lived in fear of getting into the same elevator as Morrison. As a reporter at CTV, he won awards for his coverage of the Yom Kippur War. 161–164. He is author of Art in Washington and Its Afro-American Presence: 1940-1970, Stephenson Press, VA, 1985. In 2008 he represented the USA as art critic and cultural envoy to the Shanghai Biennale. In 1988 he joined NBC News as a west coast writer for the NBC Nightly News and Today Show. Door de jaren heen heeft Keith zichzelf weten te vestigen als een van de meest populaire uitzendjournalisten aller tijden, en als zodanig werd hij zelfs geparodieerd door acteur Bill Hader in 'Saturday Night Live', waarvan BuzzFeed de gelegenheid aangreep om vermelden in een lijst met '19 Reasons Dateline's Keith Morrison Is Television's Greatest Gift to Mankind '.
Worldwide he has exhibited in countries such as Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Brazil, Japan, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia, Poland, Liberia, Argentina, Mexico and India. He moved to Los Angeles in 1986 as the 5pm and 11pm news anchor for KNBC-TV. His book, "Art in Washington and Its Afro-American Presence: 1940-1970" (Stephenson Press, 1885), and his article for the New Art Examiner (reprinted, Northern Illinois University Press/NEA, 2012), "Art Criticism: a Pan-African Point of View", are both widely considered seminal works in the field. In 1954 Mrs. Sydney Ogle came to teach art at Calabar and her teaching inspired the boy’s imagination. Age old.
From 1987 to 1992 he was Chair of the Art Department, University of Maryland, College Park. He has made numerous other TV appearances over the years, some in Jamaica, but most in the US. , Morrison appeared as a newscaster in an episode of Seinfeld, "The Trip". "Three Transnational Artists: Jose Bedia, Eduoard Duval-Carrié and Keith Morrison." Morrison has consulted on art for many agencies, public and private.