Sylvia Wald is active/lives in New York. Sylvia Wald is known for abstract expression, collage, printmaker.
Biography Sylvia Wald
Abstract painter, constructivist sculptor Sylvia Wald was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1915 and was the daughter of Harry F. and Tillie (Weiner) Wald. She studied at the Moore Institute of Art there, but did not graduate, hitchhiking instead to New York City in the late 1930s.
Young and talented, she caught a break when she was only twenty-three, and New York City's ACA Gallery gave her a one-person show in both media after she won their national competition in painting and sculpture in 1939. The prize and subsequent successful exhibition led to even greater success with the artist exhibiting in the 1940s at such prestigious institutions as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, C
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