JEAN EDELSTEIN BIOGRAPHY



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PERSONAL

STUDIO
48 Brooks Avenue, Venice, Ca. 90291
310 399-3592

BORN
New York, NY

EDUCATION
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Art Students League, New York, NY (Scholarship)
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA



SOLO EXHIBITIONS (Selected)

2001
L.A. Artcore , Jean Edelstein, A Retrospective 1980 - 2000

1994
Paradise Reinterpreted, Nemiroff-Deutsch Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1993
University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA, Shaman
San Marco Gallery, Trieste, Italy, Women

1992
Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, The Artist and the Shaman

1989
Karta Pustaka, Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia, East/West
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Lady of the Lake

1987
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Earth/Wind

1985
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Spirit of the Goddess
Gallery Newz, Tokyo, Japan

1983
Galerie Bruno Bussard, Bern, Switzerland
Gallery Te, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, CA

1981
Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Stage One Gallery, Orange, CA

1978
Birds Eye View Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

1975
Marquoit Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1974
Jacqueline Anhalt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1973
University of California at Santa Cruz, CA
Marquoit Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA



PERFORMANCES

1994
Women, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Paramount Studio Theater, Hollywood, CA. Sponsored by: Southern California Council.

1993
Paint the Music and Dance, Revoltella Museum, Trieste, Italy. Sponsored by: Gruppo 78, Revoltella Museum, Trieste 2000, Trieste Region Administration.

1992
Time and Motion, Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco, CA

1990
Generator Eight, Festival Celebrating New Dance, Art and Music, Inverted Carnival, Los Angeles Theater Center, CA
Women in Art Interview, WCTV Cable
Exploration of Korean Dance Through Visual Art, Sponsored by: AT&T, Pacific Asian Museum, Pasadena, CA

1989
East Meets West, Karta Pustaka, Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia. Sponsored by: Karta Pustaka, Museum Affandi and Institute Seni Indonesia

1988
First Celebration of the Arts, Sponsored by: Cultural Arts Commission, City of Manhattan Beach, CA

1987
Paint the Music and Dance, Fringe Festival, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Art LA 87, 2nd Annual International Art Fair, Sponsored by: Swiss Bank, Los Angeles, CA
Art in the Atrium, Burbank Centre, Burbank, CA

1986
Lets Dance, Sponsored by: Women in Business (WIB), Venice, CA
The Goddess in Art, Interview, Group W Cable, Channel 3

1985
Spirit of the Goddess, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Sponsored by: Friends of University of Southern California



GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selected)

2003
"5 Equals 1", 4 Edelsteins + Jian-Jun Zhang, L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
"Frauen Museum Collection Exhibition" Bonn, Germany

2002
Kommunale Galerie Wilmersdorf. Berlin, Germany
"Moving Away", Speicherstadt, Hamburg, Germany
"Holiday Group Show" Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
18th Aniversary Exhibition "Chai", University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA

2001
"Holiday Group Show", Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Moving Away " Exhibition, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany

1995
Global Focus Women in Art & Culture, Beijing, China

1993
Art Students League, New York, NY (Scholarship)
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Persistence of Human Image, Art Space Gallery, Fresno City College, CA
Invitational, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

1992
Small Images, Valerie Miller Gallery, Palm Desert, CA

1991
Water, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1990
Venice Artists, Jewish Federation Council, Los Angeles, CA

1989
Communities: LA Art, Korean Cultural Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1988
Figurative Art-The Security Pacific Bank Collection, Riverside Museum, Riverside, CA

1986
Art from LA, New York, NY
Contemporary Works by 23 California Women Artists, Showcase 86, California State University, Pomona, CA

1985
The Torso, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sight and Sound, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Cosmology, Thinking Eye Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Personae, SC/SCA, Los Angeles, CA
The New Abstract, Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, CA

1984
Dimension and Light, Gensler and Associates, Los Angeles, CA
Book Exhibit, Otis/Parsons, Los Angeles, CA
L.A. Artcore Invitational, Los Angeles, CA
The Olympian Spirit, Senior Eye Gallery, Long Beach, CA

1983
5 West Coast Artist, The Eason Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1982
The Peace Show, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
Edelstein/4, Gensler and Associates, Los Angeles, CA

1981
Patterns, Security Pacific Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

1980
L.A./9, Womens Building, Los Angeles, CA
L.A./9, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
LACE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1979
Three Points of View, Gallery West, Los Angeles, CA
L.A./9, Boise State University, Boise, ID
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

1978
Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Space Expose, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
California Artists, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA

1977
Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1976
Palm Springs, Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

1975
Collage and Assemblage, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Mount St. Marys College, Los Angeles, CA
American International Club, Geneva, Switzerland

1974
Marquoit Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA

1973
Womanspace, Los Angeles, CA
New Work-New Talent, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1970
National Academy of Design, New York, NY
National Watercolor Society Cash Awards: 1980/79/75/74

1968
Four Artists, Laguna Beach, Museum of ARt, Laguna Beach, CA

1967
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA



BIBLIOGRAPHY (Selected)

1993
Flash Art, Sabina Zannier, Jean Edelstein, Auditorium del Museo Revoltella, Trieste 3/93
Juliet, Art Magazine, N.62 April-May 93, Fiorenza De Vecchi, Italy
Segno, Artealita Internazionali DArte Contemporanea, Italy, N.121 2/93
Udine Teatro, Spectator, Udine, Italy, Singolare piece con pittura e danza 3/93
Il Piccolo, Danniela Volpe, Trieste, Italy, Ritrattti in Movemento 1/31/93
Primoski, Jagoslavia, American Artist Jean Edelstein 1/27/93
IL Piccolo, Alessandro Perelli, Trieste, Italy, Dono al Revoltella 1/22/93
Trieste Oggi, Paquito Alonso, Multimedoalita Significa 1/29/93
Messaggero Veneto, Italy, Federica Zar, E La Pittura Diventa Danza 1/29/93
IL Mercatino, Trieste, Italy, Acquarello Beneaugurante in Dono Al Revoltella
Messaggero Veneto, Italy, IL Dono della Edelstein 2/4/93
IL Meridiano, Italy, Mistica e Forma del Gesto, 1/28/93
Trieste Oggi, Italy, Disegnare Danzando: Si Puo Fare, e Piace, 2/2/93

1992
Artweek, Timothy Nolan, Jean Edelstein at Sherry Frumkin, 6/18/92

1990
The Reflowering of the Goddess, Gloria Feman Orenstein, Pergamon PPPress, Inc.

1989
The Once and Future Goddess, Elinor Gadon, Harper and Row
Exposures-Women and Their Art, Betty Ann Brown, Arlene Raven, Kenna Love, Newsage Press
Kedaulatan Rakyat, Yogyarkata, Indonesia, 8/23/89
Los Angeles Times, Cathy Curtis, The Art Galleries, 3/31/89

1988
Los Angeles Times, Suvan Geer, The Art Galleries, 3/31/88
The Womans Building, Betty Ann Brown, 15th Ann. Exhibit Catalogue
Visions Magazine, Kathy Zimmerer, Summer, 1988
Artweek, A Challenge to Feminine Positions, Betty Ann Brown, 1/88

1987
ArtScene, Bill Lasarow, 12/87
L.A. Times Magazine, Behind the Studio Door, Susan Price 5/24/87

1986
Los Angeles Times, The Art Galleries, Colin Gardner, 1/10/86
Siam, Thailand, 7/28/86

1985
The West Hollywood Paper, Michael Laurence on Art, Michael Laurence, 12/26/85
Artweek, Reviving the Goddess, Katja Williamson, 3/9/85
The Los Angeles Times, The Galleries, William Wilson, 2/22/85
ArtScene, The Spirit of the Goddess, Marina La Palma, 2/85

1984
Artscene, Seven Artists Who are Women, David Rubin, 1984
Long Beach Weekend Plus, Five Diverse Artists United in Spirit, Shirle Gottlieb, 7/16/84
Jardin des Modes, Parade des Arts, Pierre Zins, Paris, 6/84

1983
Techo Bijutsu Monthly ARts Magazine, Takako Miura, Tokyo, 12/83
Asahi Evening News, Rosemary Warburton, Tokyo, 2/4/83
Der Bund, Bern, Switzerland, 6/21/83

1982
Artweek, Aspirations and Hope, Constance Mallison, 12/18/82
Images and Issues, Jean Edelstein, Kim Abeles at Mirage, Pamela Hammond, 3/82
Artweek, Familial Perceptions, Betty Ann Brown, 4/10/82

1981
Los Angeles Times, The Galleries, Suzanne Munchnic, 10/30/81
Artweek, Veiled Symmetries, Ruth Weisberg, 11/14/81

1980
Artweek, Variations Within Group, Neil Menzies, 11/1/81
Spinning Off, Nine Respect Nine, Leslie Belt, 1/80

1979
Evening Outlook, Perspective on Art, Betje Howell, 9/1/79
Datamation Magazine, (cover), 3/79

1974
Los Angeles Times, The Galleries, William Wilson, 12/3/74
Artweek, Jean Edelstein, Ronald Steen, 12/21/74

1972
Los Angeles Times, The Galleries, William Wilson, 10/13/72



PUBLIC COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS (Selected)

Fraun Museum, Bonn, Germany
Revoltella Museum, Trieste, Italy
Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
Skirball Museum, Hebrew Union college, Los Angeles, CA
Toyota Corporation, Torrance, CA
Atlantic Richfield Corporation (ARCO), Los Angeles, CA
Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Aerojet General Corporation, La Jolla, CA
Regent Hotel, Singapore
Lloyds Bank, Los Angeles, CA
Pier 66, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Marriott Hotel, Salt Lake City, UT
Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel, San Diego, CA
Lexington Hotel, Midland and Dallas, TX
Sheraton International OHare, Chicago, IL
Focus Lexington Hotel, Tulsa, OK
First Interstate Leasing Company, Pasadena, CA
Price Waterhouse, Los Angeles, CA
Capital Plaza Hotel, Palm Springs, CA
Marriott Hotel, Corpus Christi, TX
Grubb & Ellis, Los Angeles, CA
Monterey Sheraton Hotel, Monterey, CA
Jon Douglas Company, Beverly Hills, CA
Steelcase Inc., Los Angeles, CA
The Pep Boys Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA
Westco Savings Bank, Culver City, CA
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD
Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, CA
Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
Sheraton Sunrise Hotel, Rancho Cordova, CA
Dresel Burnham Lambert, Inc., Beverly Hills, CA
Sheraton Grande Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
Arthur Young & Company, Fresno, CA
Bodkin, McCarthy, Sargent & Smith, Los Angeles, CA
Fulop, Rolstom, McKetrick Law Firm, Los Angeles, CA
Bill Cosby, Jemmin Inc., Los Angeles
Robert Civitas Publishing, Sao Paolo, Brazil


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