Charles A. Shepard III

Host, American Stories

Charles A. Shepard III, Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, has been involved in making, presenting, teaching, and introducing people to art for thirty years. He has been a professor of art history, senior curator and executive director at three university museums before accepting his post as Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in 2003. He holds degrees in art history from the University of Main and Williams College.

Artist Peter Bremers' exhibition, Inward Journey, ​opens on Friday, June 27th at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.   It's Bremers' first solo exhibition in America and will be on display through Aug. 31st.  The Museum of Art's Charles Shepard sat down with Bremers in our studios earlier this week to discuss his work and his inspiration.   

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art’s Executive Director Charles Shepard talked with us recently to talk about an artist named Mark Kostabi, who takes a very controversial hands-off approach to creating his art.