Since 2000, Mr. Seto has excelled as the arts program specialist and a special projects associate for the California Arts Council.
SACRAMENTO, CA, January 11, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- John Seto has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Prior to embarking on his professional ventures, Mr. Seto completed graduate studies in Chinese art history at the College of Chinese Culture from 1974 to 1975. He subsequently earned a Master of Philosophy in the art and archaeology of China from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London in 1978. Mr. Seto began his career as an English translator for the National Palace Museum from 1974 to 1975 before serving as a curator of Oriental Art for the Birmingham Museum of Art from 1980 to 1986.
Mr. Seto later found success as the coordinator of traditional and ethnic arts for the Ohio Arts Council from 1990 to 1994. During this time, he was additionally appointed as the director of the joint program in the arts and humanities for the Ohio Humanities Council from 1991 to 1994. Mr. Seto further worked as the executive director of the Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco from 1994 to 1997 and the executive director of the Oakland Asian Cultural Center from 1998 to 2000.
Since 2000, Mr. Seto has excelled as the arts program specialist and a special projects associate for the California Arts Council. He is also active as a board member of the Country Dance and Song Society. Mr. Seto attributes his success to never giving up on his cultural identity, and the highlight of his career has been the opportunity he has received to specialize in curatorship.
Mr. Seto was born in China and immigrated to the United States at the age of nine. He fondly recalls curating the first collection of Oriental Art at the Alabama Birmingham Museum of Art as well as helping to establish the most comprehensive collection of Asian art in the Southeast. In the coming years, Mr. Seto will continue to be of service to humanity and contribute to his own legacy.
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