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ELLIOT OFFNER

 

BORN

Brooklyn, New York, 1931

 

EDUCATION

Cooper Union, New York

Yale University, New Haven  B.F.A. 1953 and M.F.A. 1959

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1965 Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

1968, 1973 IFA Galleries, Washington, DC

1968 Wells College Art Gallery, Aurora, NY

1969 Greenwich Library Art Gallery, CT

1974 DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

1975 Nasrudin Gallery, Boston

1976 Temple Beth El, West Hartford, CT

1976 Slater Museum, Norwich, CT

1977 Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA

1978 Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA

1980 Jorgenson Gallery, U. of Connecticut.

1984 Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

1985 Darien Library, CT             

1987, 1992 Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, DC

1964, 1967 Forum Gallery, NY

1979, 1984

1993

1999 Forum Gallery, NY

         William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA

 

COMMISSIONS

1960 Hammered Bronze Sculpture, Congregation Kehilleth Israel, Newton, MA

1962 Ten Commandments, Congregation B?ai Israel, Northampton, MA

1976 St. Francis of Assisi, St. Charles Seminary, Philadelphia, PA

1978-1986 Fiften foot high relief sculpture for Veda Corporation, Arlington, VA

1978 Holocaust Memorial Figure, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY

1980 Pheasant, bronze, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA

1981 Memorial Relief Sculpture, Archaeological Museum, Samothrace, Greece

1982 Cockerell, Springfield, MA

1987 Great Blue Heron, Darien Public Library, Darien, CT

1988 Memorial Cross, Georgetown Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC

1989 National Association of Letter Carriers Monument, National Association of Letter, Carriers, Milwaukee, WI

1990 Child with Dog, Children's Inn, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD

Heron, Brockton, MA

1991 Bates College Memorial Dog, Bates College, Lewiston, ME

1992 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

 

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

1968, 1973 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation

1965 National Institute of Arts and Letters

1966, 1967 National Council of the Arts and Humanities

1969 American Philosophical Society

1970 Ford Foundation Grant

1971 Ingram Merrill Foundation

1989, 1990 Artist in Residence, Cambridge University

1989, 1991 Garnish Fellowship

1992 Gold Medal, National Sculpture Society

1993 Senior Vice President, National Sculpture Society

1995 Ellin Meter Prize, National Academy of Design

1996, 1997 Prize, National Sculpture Society Annual Exhibitions

1999 Artist in Residence, Trinity College, Cambridge University

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME

Bodleian Library, Oxford University, England

British Museum, London

Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY

Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York

Darien Public Library, Darien, CT

DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

Hutton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Huntington Library, Pasadena, CA

Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Milwaukee Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI

Slater Memorial Library, Norwich, CT

Smith College, Northampton, MA

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

Boston Public Library, MA

Worcester Museum of Art, MA

 

TEACHING

1960, 1974 Instructor through Professor, Smith College, Northampton, MA

1974 - 2006 Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities, Smith College, Northampton, MA

 

VISITING ARTIST

Yale University, New Haven, CT

Royal College of Art, London

Boston University, MA

 

 

 


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