TED TWINE

Born in Gifu, Japan on October 25, 1950 (legal birth date: November 28, 1950)

 

Mother Japanese (b. 1917, Manchuria; d. 2006),

Father African-American (b. 1919, Staten Island, NY; d. 1996)

 

Attended public schools in San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

 

College: UCLA, ICU (Tokyo), UC Santa Barbara; B.A., Asian Studies, 1976

 

Art education: UC Santa Barbara, studied primarily with William Dole; otherwise, mostly self-taught

 

Exhibition history: view here

 

Representation for paintings: TransVagrant (www.TransVagrant.com), Los Angeles;

Ron Linden, director (ronmon@dslextreme.com)

 

Professional experience: spent 12 years at the University of Southern California as an art director and later, Associate Director of Communications at the USC Marshall School of Business; freelance work as a graphic designer; currently principal of Funn Design and Consulting (www.funn.com), which develops graphic products suitable for promoting brands to existing constituents and customers

 

Family: Married to Carrie Twine since 1990; son Mo (B.A., Tufts; M.F.A., USC), a partner in The Acme Catalog in Brooklyn, NY; son Max (B.A., Tufts; J.D., UVA), an associate at Taylor & Co., SF; daughter Sachi (Yale, class of 2015)

 

Pet: Wuzzy, a furry black cat

 

©  2014    Ted Twine