J. Frank Sampson

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: University of Colorado
Location: Boulder, Colorado, United States

Frank Sampson, professor emeritus at the University of Colorado, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in academics.

With nearly 30 years of professional experience, Mr. Sampson has been recognized as professor emeritus of the University of Colorado since 1990. Prior to his retirement, he was a professor of fine arts at the school from 1972 to 1990. Earlier in his career, he was an associate professor from 1968 to 1972, having been an assistant professor since 1961. Additionally, he was a Fulbright Fellow from 1959 to 1960 and served in the US Army from 1954 to 1956. Mr. Sampson has been recognized for his accomplishments, having been presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and has been featured in multiple editions Who’s Who in the West.

Mr. Sampson began his career as a student at Concordia College, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1950. He then joined the University of Iowa, earning a Master of Fine Arts in 1952. He continued his studies with the school, completing postgraduate coursework from 1956 to 1959. Mr. Sampson was inspired to go into art because his mother, a teacher, would read books to him and his four brothers, and he was always fond of the art books she had. He has exhibited his work at various places such as the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts, Arvada Center of the Arts and the Denver Art Museum. When he is not creating art, Mr. Sampson enjoys exercising and classic music.

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