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  • Michael J. McCormick

Michael J. McCormick is a retired sea captain. He was Master on the M. V. President Jackson, a 970-foot container ship in the trans-pacific trade. He is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Tibet House since 1997 and is a member of the Asian Art Visiting Committee at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He has traveled extensively in the Himalayas and Tibet while studying the art-historical aspects of Tibetan art. He has been a consultant for various Tibetan art exhibitions, including the exhibition Sacred Visions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the exhibition Divine Presence at “Casa Asia” in Barcelona. He has a collection of eleventh–fifteenth-century Tibetan paintings that he has loaned to exhibitions at a number of major museums.

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