(1923 - 2015)
Shay Rieger was active/lived in New York. Shay Rieger is known for abstract realist animal and bird sculpture, children's book illustration.
Biography Shay Rieger
Following is The New York Times obituary of Shay Rieger, published on the website, January 22, 2015
Shay Rieger died on Jan. 7, 2015 in Manhatten. Born in NYC in 1923, she was a prominent sculptor and painter, who lived and worked in her beloved Greenwich Village garden apartment for 45 years. Her artistic passion was animals, and her gift was in bringing them alive in her abstract realism. Her work is represented in numerous public and private collections.
Her animal and bird sculptures have been displayed in community centers, public parks, corporate buildings and private homes. Her city park display was chosen for The City Beautiful Award in New York Magazine.
She studied at the Arts Students Leag
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