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Personal

1945 Born Johannesburg, South Africa
1973 Immigrated to Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
1977-93 Lived in Los Angeles, California
1993-98 Relocated to Weston, Connecticut
1998 Returned to Los Angeles

Education and Experience

2001-present Private workshops in Painting, drawing and Printmaking in studio
1999-2001 Instructor, Brentwood Art Center
1982-88 Brentwood Art Center – Los Angeles, California
1981-83 Art Educator, Akiba Academy – Los Angeles, California
1978-81 U.C.L.A. Fine Arts – Los Angeles, California
1976 Boston University – Boston, Massachusetts
1974-76 DeCordova Museum School – Lincoln, Massachusetts
1963-73 Graphic Artist – South Africa
1962-64 Johannesburg School of Art – Johannesburg, South Africa

Awards

2007 Martha Fuller Evening Reading, Writing Contest Winner, Short Story:
Best Integration of Situation and Setting
2001 Los Angeles Times – Best Bets
1995 ‘Women of South Africa Achievement Award – S.A.A.O.
(South African-American Organization), New York, N.Y.
1994 ‘Art of the Northeast’ – Award – Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT,
Juried by Diane Waldman, Curator of the Guggenheim Museum
1990 1st Place Award – Long Beach Art Association, Long Beach, CA
1982 ‘Outstanding Service’ Award – Cedar-Sinai Service League, Los Angeles CA

Publications

1997 The New York Times; Fairfield Citizen; Westport News; Weston Forum; Minuteman
1996 The New York Times; Fairfield Citizen; Westport News; Weston Forum; Minuteman
1995 The New York Times; Fairfield Citizen; Westport News; Weston Forum; Minuteman
1994 Jewish Ledger; Westport News; Weston Forum
1990 SAJAC News; Jewish Journal; American Artists – American References, Inc.;
1990 “Vital Images” – Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art Catalogue
1989 California Art Review; SAJAC News; Jewish Journal

Selected Professional Affiliations and Related Activities

2008- F.O.C.A. Fellows of Contemporary Art
2006- Center Theatre Group Associates
2005- Education Council SCC NMWA
2000 Advisory Committee, Gramercy Place Homeless Shelter
M.O.C.A. Projects Council Committee
Venice Family Clinic – Art Council Committee
So Cal Women’s Caucus for Art
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1999-2001 Instructor at Brentwood Art Center, Los Angeles, CA.
Guest Lecturer at Pacific Palisades Art Association
1986 Member, TAG Gallery – Santa Monica, CA
Member, Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art
1997 Guest Speaker, Holocaust Memorial Service – Westport, CT
1997 Guest Lecturer, The Jewish Center for Community Services – Fairfield, CT
1995 Women of South Africa Achievement Awards, South African-American Organization,
(S.A.A.O.) – South African Consulate, NY
1995-96 Member, Westport Art Center, Westport, CT
1995 Award, Women of South Africa Achievement Awards, Presented by the South African-American
Organization and the South African Consulate – Westport Art Center, Westport, CT
1995 Awards Chairperson, Art of the Northeast – Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT
1994-98 Member, Art/Place Gallery – Southport, CT
1994-98 Guild Artist Member, Silvermine Guild Art Center – New Canaan, CT
1994 Silvermine Guild Art Center Board of Trustees – New Canaan, CT
1993 Guest Speaker, ‘Good Morning South Africa!’ – South African Broadcasting Company, Johannesburg, South Africa
1993 Guest Speaker, ‘Agenda ‘ – South African Broadcasting Company (S.A.B.C.) Johannesburg, South Africa
1993 Chairperson, State of Israel Bonds Chairperson (Representing SAJAC and the South African Consulate)
1993 Member, Woman’s Caucus for Art of Connecticut
1992 Curator of Functional Art, ‘Sweet CHAIR-ity’ Design House – Bel Air, CA
1990-92 Board of Directors, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery – Los Angeles, CA
1990 Guest Speaker, ‘Artists’ Holiday Recipes’ – Public Access Television, Los Angeles, CA
1989-91 Chairperson, ‘Sweet CHAIR-ity – Venice Family Clinic, Venice, CA
1989 Guest Speaker, ‘Women in Contemporary Art’ – Public Access Television, Los Angeles, CA
1987-91 Committee Member – Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA
1988-93 Member, Southern California Woman’s Caucus for Art
1983 Vice-President, Board of Directors – Akiba Academy, Los Angeles, CA
1983 Guest Lecturer , Adult Education – Reform Congregation, Santa Monica, CA
1982-84 Art Instructor – Akiba Academy, Los Angeles, CA
1981 Benefit Chairperson – Akiba Academy, Los Angeles, CA
1980-82 Board of Directors – Cedar-Sinai Service League, Los Angeles, CA
1979-83 Board of Directors – Akiba Academy, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Exhibitions

2008 ‘Storewide Clearance/Floor Sample Sale’ – Hanger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2006 ‘Super Heroes – Skin Deep’ – Hanger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2006 ‘Diaphanous’ – USC Hillel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005 ‘Artists Hang Themselves’ – Mount Saint Mary’s College, Los Angles, CA
2005 Small Works – Solo Show – Santa Monica Art Studios, CA
2005 ‘Lithuanian Legacy’ – Mount Saint Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Small Works – Santa Monica Art Studios, Santa Monica, CA
2004 Hollywood Bowl – Frank Gheary Art Projects Exhibition. Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica
2004 SKIN DEEP – Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Rental Gallery, CA
2004 SCWCA “Voyages and Journeys” – Bergamot Sation, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Spring Show – Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Rental Gallery, CA
2003 ‘BENEATH THE SURFACE – Roots, Dreams, Fears and Fantasies’, Avenue 50 Studio, CA
2003 Chai Show – Platt Gallery, University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA
2002 YomHaShoah – Holocaust Memorial show, Platt Gallery, University of Judaism, Los Angeles
2002 Royal Academy Print Show, London
2002 ArtFirst Gallery – Summer Group Show, London
2001 ‘Lithuanian Legacy’ – Works in Fabric and Paint, Perkins Gallery, Stoughton, MA
2001 Venice Art Walk – Silent Auction (Juried), Venice, CA
2001 ‘GA GA for LA LA, I-5 Gallery,Los Angeles, CA
2001 ‘Small Packages lll’ – Wood Street Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Chicago, IL
2000 Venice Art Walk – Juried Silent Auction, Venice, CA
2000 ‘Small Works and Others’ from the Yiskor/Lithuanian Legacy Series – Solo Show, TAG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2000 ‘Yom Hashoah Memorial Exhibition’- Four Women Artists – Platt/Borstein Gallery,
University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA
1999 ‘Metaphors and Myths’, Work from the Yiskor/Lithuanian Legacy Series,
Solo Show – TAG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1998 W/Interactions – Artplace Gallery, Southport, CT
1997 ‘New, Connecticut’, Group Show – B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY
1997 The Bluebird Group, Group Show – Mort Rosenfeld Gallery, Westport, CT
1997 Contemporary Reflections, A 75th Anniversary Silvermine Guild Artist Group Show –
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
1997 Group Show – Artplace Gallery, Southport, CT
1997 ‘Yiskor/Lithuanian Legacy,’ Solo Show – Artplace Gallery, Southport, CT
1997 Silvermine/NYC 1997: An Exhibition of 20 Silvermine Guild Artists – Kohn /Pedersen Fox Gallery, New York, NY
1997 In Tribute…to the Most Generous Contributions of Richard P. Bond, Group Show –
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
1997 ‘Women’s Work’, Group Show – Westport Art Center, Westport, CT
1996 ‘Art+Living’, Group Show – Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT
1996 ‘In and Out of the Ordinary’, Group Show – Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT
1996 ‘Sculpture and Drawing’, Group Show – Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT
1996 ‘Building Bridges, Part II’, South African Artists presented by the South African Consulate –
National Arts Club, New York, NY
1996 ‘Nkosi sikelel’ iAfrika’ (God Bless Africa), Paper/Works, Solo Show – Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT
1995 Stamford Museum Annual Juried Show – Stamford, CT
1995 Whitby School Juried Show – Greenwich, CT
1995 New Members Show – Art/place Gallery, Southport, CT
1995 ’45th Art of the Northeast’, Juried Show – Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT
1995 ‘Breakthrough’, Group Show – Art/place Gallery, Southport, CT
1995 ‘Art and the U.N. – One World, Many Visions’, celebrating the 50th Anniversary
of the United Nations – Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
1995 ‘Books, Boxes and Beautiful Art’, Group Show – Art/place, Southport, CT
1995 New Guild Artist Members Show – Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT
1995 ‘Breakthrough!’, Group Show – Art/Place Gallery, Southport, CT
1994 Group Show – Artplace, Southport, CT
1994 ’44th Art of the Northeast’, Juried Show – Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT
1994 Juried Show – Ridgefield Guild of Art, Ridgefield, CT
1995 ‘Figurations’, Juried Show – Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT
1994 ‘Yom Ha Shoah Memorial Exhibition’, – Jewish Community Center, Bridgeport, CT
1994 Group Show – Weston Library, Weston, CT
1994 Group Show – Norfield Community Center, Weston, CT
1993 ‘Yom Ha Shoah Memorial Exhibition’, Group Show – Finegood Gallery, Woodland Hills, CA
1993 Art Walk Auction. Juried Show – Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA
1993 Crossroads School Auction, Sam Francis Gallery – Santa Monica, CA
1992 Group Show – Back on Broadway Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1992 One-Person Show – Stepps Restaurant Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992 Art Walk Auction. Juried Show – Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA
1992 Group Show – Zola Fine Arts Gallery, Encino, CA
1991 ‘Cycles’, SCWCA Group Show – Brand Library Gallery, Glendale, CA
1991 Juried Show – Southern California Women’s Caucus for the Arts
1991 ‘Savage Eye’, Two-person Show – Christopher John Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1990 Art Walk Auction, Juried Show – Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA
1990 ‘Seven Western States’, Juried Show (Second Place Award) – Long Beach Art Association, Long Beach, CA
1990 ‘ Images and Origins – Reflections of Women Artists’, Group Show – Bridge Gallery, City Hall, Los Angeles, CA
1990 ‘Introductions’, One-person show – Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1990 ‘ Vital Images’, Group Show – Finegood Gallery , Woodland Hills, CA
1990 ‘Variations’, One-Person Show – Tiffany Theater Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
1989 ‘Inaugural’, Group Show – Christopher/John Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1989 ‘Emerging L.A. Artists’, Group Show – Stepps Restaurant Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1989 ‘Messengers and Prophets’, Group Show – Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1989 Group Show – Long Beach Art Association, Long Beach, CA
1989 Group Show – Grace Lozano Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
1989 Group Show – Zola Fine Arts Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
1989 ‘Messengers and Prophets’, One-Person Show – S.I.T.E. Gallery, Venice, CA
1988 ‘Portraits’, Group Show – Rembrant’s Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1988 ‘Smaller than a Breadbox’, Group Show – S.I.T.E. Gallery, Venice, CA
1988 ’80’s Faces’, Group Show – Tickets Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1988 ’80’s Faces’- Group Show – Brentwood Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
1988 ‘Spirit Paintings’, Group Show – Westside Chiropractic Center Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1987 ‘Non-Objective Paintings II’, Group Show – Brentwood Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
1987 ‘Non-Objective Paintings’, Group Show – Brentwood Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

Corporate Collections

Clinic for Esthetics – Beverly Hills, CA
University of California Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA
Westport E.N.T. – Westport, CT
First National Bank – Los Angeles, CA
Pillsbury Company – Long Beach, CA
BP Oil, World Trade Center – Long Beach, CA
Bank of America, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Private Collections

Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Ulene, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. and Mrs. Thea and Neal Koss, Palos Verdes, CA
Mr. Kenneth and Dr. Jana Firtel, Los Angeles, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewin, Sherman Oaks, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Cosgrove, Los Angeles, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Atterman – San Francisco, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Blumberg – Los Angeles, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Shelley Cassan – Westport, CT
Mr. and Mrs. Pierre Caruso – Santa Monica, CA
Mr and Mrs. Ben Cosgrove
Ms. Jean Davis – Los Angeles, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce and Judy Epstein – Los Angeles, CA
Mr and Mrs Andrew Goldstein, Los Angeles, CA
Dr and Mrs Kenneth Grundfast – Boston, MA
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Gilmore – Canoga Park, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gold – Weston, CT
Mr. J. Jablonow – Brentwood, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Jacobson – Johannesburg, South Africa
Mr. John Kardos – Santa Monica, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Gabriel Legman – Los Angeles, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Lewin – Santa Monica, CA
Dr. Raphael Nach – Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. and Mrs. Irving Posalski – Beverly Hills, CA
Ms. Beth Pressman – Palm Springs, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Eytan Ribner – Los Angeles, CA
Dr. and Mrs. Westin Richter – Los Angeles, CA
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Schultz – Bel Air, CA
Mr. George Segal – Washington, DC
Dr. and Mrs. Clive Sidley – Johannesburg, South Africa
Mr and Mrs Howard Sidowski
Drs. Daniel and Anne Simon
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Sherman – Encino, CA
Ms. Ginger Steiber – Dallas, TX
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Stark – NJ
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Van Scoy-Moshe – Palos Verdes Estates, CA

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