BARBARA EDELSTEIN BIOGRAPHY



[ Personal | Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibitions | Collections | Grants/Honors | Bibliography ]



PERSONAL

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EDUCATION
1984 - MFA, Claremont Graduate University, California
1977 - BA, University of California, Santa Cruz



ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2002 - Museum of the Shenzhen Art Institute, Shenzhen, China
- Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2000 - “Elemental Spring”, The Room With a View Gallery, Shanghai, China
1989 - “Sayan”, Intersection for the Arts Gallery, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
1988 - “Il Segreto Nascosto Sotto i Rami”, P.S.1, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1987 - “Cala dell’ Elefante”, P.S.1, New York, New York, U.S.A.
- “Morteratsch”, P.S.1, New York, New York, U.S.A.
- “Pantelleria”, P.S.1, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1985 - “Romantic Notations”, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- “Sculpture as Fountains”, 3rd Street Mall, Santa Monica, California, U.S.A.
1984 - “Installation/Corrugations”, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, U.S.A.
1977 - “Fiber”, University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S.A.



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2003 - “5=1”, L.A. Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
2002 - “Markers”, Orensanz Art Center, New York, New York, U.S.A.
- “Wegziehen” (movingAway), Speicherstadt Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
- “Markers II”, EAM Gallery, Kassel, Germany
- “Wegziehen” (movingAway), Kommunale Galerie Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany
2001 - “Second West Lake International Sculpture Symposium”, Hangzhou, China
- “Wegziehen” (movingAway), Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany
- “Markers”, Venice Biennale, Italy
- “Milestones for Peace”, Weill Art Gallery, New York, New York, U.S.A.
- “Markers”. Givataim Teatre, Tel Aviv, Israel
2000 - “Construction in Process VII: This Earth is a Flower”, The International Artists’ Museum, Lodz, Poland
- “Cow Parade”, New York, New York, U.S.A.
- “Milestones for Peace”, Jerusalem Art Festival, Jerusalem, Israel
- “Gallery Artists”, The Room With a View Gallery, Shanghai, China
- “The International Artists’ Museum in New York”, 83 Mercer Gallery, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1998 - “Venice Art Walk”, Venice, California, U.S.A.
1997 - “Sculpture Show”, Connemara Conservancy, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
- “Collaborations”, 3rd Avenue Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
- “Global Focus”, Peace Museum, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
1996 - “Global Focus”, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC, U.S.A.
1995 - “Global Focus”, Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, China
- “Global Focus”, Elite Gallery, Moscow, Russia
- “File No. 1: Conceptual Documents for Impossible Art”, SoHo, New York, U.S.A.
1994 - “Get Back”, Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
1993 - “93NY50”, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York, U.S.A.
1992 - “The Art Mall: A Social Space (Proposals)”, The New Museum, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1990 - “1990 Snug Harbor Sculpture Festival”, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.
1989 - “Communities: Recent Works by Los Angeles Artists”, Korean Cultural Service Gallery,
Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- “Every Fourteen Minutes”, Tortue Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
1988 - “National and International Studio Program Exhibition”, P.S.1, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1987 - “Sculpture Garden”, Arts Festival of Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
- “National and International Studio Program Exhibition”, P.S.1, New York, New York, U.S.A.
1986 - “Open Studios”, P.S.1, New York, New York, U.S.A.
- “The Column: Metaphor and Motif”, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
- “Showcase ’86”, University Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, U.S.A.
- Gallery Artists, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
1985 - “Art as Theater”, Tim Walker and Associates, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- “Romantic Notations: He/She”, Sculpture Garden, California State University, Dominguez Hills, U.S.A.
1984 - Gallery Artists, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
1983 - “Installation”, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, U.S.A.
- “Wonderful Things”, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- “Booooart”, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, U.S.A.
- “Claremont at Irvine”, University of California, Irvine, U.S.A.
1982 - “Edelstein - 4”, Gensler and Associates, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Gallery Artists, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
1981 - “Open Studios: Downtown Artists”, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles,
California, U.S.A.
1980 - “Cardboard Art”, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Gallery Artists, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- “Open Studios: Downtown Artists”, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles,
California, U.S.A.
1979 - “Mind Over Matter”, Women’s Building, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- “Open Studios: Downtown Artists”, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles,
California, U.S.A.
1978 - “10 Artists”, Vision Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, U.S.A.
1977 - “Fiber Sculpture”, University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S.A.
1975 - “Premonitions”, University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S.A.



PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Shenzhen Art Museum, (2003), Shenzhen, China
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Hangzhou Municipal Administration, Hangzhou, China
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC, U.S.A.
The Muzeum Kolei Waskotorowej, The Small-Gauge Railroad Museum, Wenecja, Poland
Dow Jones Company, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
The Connemara Conservancy, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
The Djerassi Foundation, California, U.S.A.



GRANTS/HONORS/FELLOWSHIPS

1997 - The Connemara Conservancy, Dallas, Texas, Fellowship
1996 - The Djerassi Foundation, California, Fellowship and Permanent Collection
1994 - The Djerassi Foundation, California, The Gustavo Nicolich Fellowship
1991 - The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, Grant
- The Rockefeller Foundation, Villa Serbelloni, Bellagio, Italy, Fellowship
- The MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire, Fellowship
1990 - The Kittredge Fund, Maine, Grant
1989 - Artists Space, New York, Grant
1988 - Art Matters Inc, New York, Grant
- Artists Space, New York, Grant
1987 - The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, Grant
- Studio Artist, P.S.1, New York
- Artists Space, New York, Grant
1986 - Studio Artist, P.S.1, New York
1985 - “Sculpture as Fountains”, Foundation for Art Resources, Los Angeles, California, Grant
1984 - Claremont Graduate University, California, Grant
1979 - CETA, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, California



PUBLICATIONS

2002 - “Markers II”, catalog, EAM Gallery, Kassel, Germany
- “Bei null anfangen müssen”, taz, Helene Burbrowski, August 29, Hamburg, Germany.
- “Natural Landscapes and Metropolitan Objects”, The Flame: The Magazine of Claremont Graduate
University, Spring, U.S.A.
2001 - “Wegziehen” (movingAway), catalog, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany
- “Fluct, Vertreibung, Fremdsein”, General Anzeiger, Christina zu Mecklenburg, October 17, Bonn,
Germany.
- “Markers: An Outdoor Banner Event of Artists and Poets for Venice Biennale 2001”, catalog,
Doron Polak, International Artists Museum, Israel.
- “Report from Poland”, Art in America, Richard Vine, March, U.S.A.
- “Art News-Shanghai”, Artist Magazine #308, Li Xu, January, Taiwan.
1999 - “Impressions of Djerassi Sculpture Park”, “Sculpture in the Environment” anthology,
Jian-Jun Zhang, City Environmental Sculpture Association and Shanghai Fine Arts Publishers,
China
1997 - “Wide Open Canvas”, The Dallas Morning News, Lori Fairchild, March 19, U.S.A.
1996 - “Impressions of Djerassi Sculpture Park”, Shanghai Artist Information Magazine #54, China
Artists Association, Jian-Jun Zhang, September, China
1995 - “In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors of the ’90’s”, catalog, Snug Harbor Cultural Center,
Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.
1993 - “Socrates Park: 93NY50”, Arti, Monroe Denton, August-September-October, Greece
- Abitare, Paola Antonelli, January, Italy
PUBLICATIONS (continued)
1990 - “Snug Harbor Sculpture Festival 1990”, catalog, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island,
New York, U.S.A.
- “New York in Review”, Arts Magazine, Robert Mahoney, November, U.S.A.
- “The State of the City as Sculptors See It”, New York Times, Michael Brenson, July 27, U.S.A.
1988 - “Arts Festival of Atlanta: 1987”, catalog, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
- “National and International Studio Program: 1987-1988”, catalog, P.S.1, New York, U.S.A.
1987 - “Space and the People Who Inhabit It”, Manhattan Arts, Edward Rubin, June, New York, U.S.A.
- “National and International Studio Program: 1986-1987”, catalog, P.S.1, New York, U.S.A.
1986 - “The Column: Metaphor and Motif”, catalog, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California,
Los Angeles, U.S.A.
- “Showcase ’86”, catalog, University Gallery, California State Polytechnic University,
Pomona, U.S.A.
1985 - “Romantic Notations”, review, Los Angeles Times, Suzanne Muchnic, April 12, , U.S.A.
- “Surf’s Up on Santa Monica Mall”, Los Angeles Times, Suzanne Muchnic, February 14, U.S.A.
- Santa Monica Evening Outlook, February 13, California, U.S.A.
1984 - “la parade des arts”, Jardin des Modes, Pierre C. Zins, Juin, Paris, France
1983 - cover, The Center Magazine, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.
1982 - “Familial Perceptions”, Artweek, Dr. Betty Brown, California, U.S.A.
1980 - “Cardboard Art”, review, Los Angeles Times, William Wilson, June 13, California, U.S.A.



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