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Edwin Ruda

 (born 1922)
Edwin Ruda is active/lives in New York.  Edwin Ruda is known for abstraction often geometric.

Edwin Ruda

Biography from the Archives of askART

The following, submitted March 2005, is from the artist.

Edwin Ruda was born in New York and has remained there to have an active career as an artist creating abstractions.

1956 MFA, University of Illinois
1949-51, School of Paintings and Sculpture, Mexico City
1949 MA, Columbia University, Teachers College
1947 BS, Cornell University
1940-41 Art Students League, New York

1979 Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1978 Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1974 Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1997 Abstraction Index, Condeso/Lawler Gallery, NYC
Turning The Corner:Abstraction at the End of the Twentieth Century, Hunter College of CUNY, NYC
1995 Mindscapes,OIA Exhibition, NYC
1993 Incidence of Passage, Art Initiatives, NYC
1981 Painting Up Front, Herbert F. Johnson Museum,Ithaca, NY.
1973 Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC
1972 Painting and Sculpture 1972, Storm King ArtCenter, Mountainville, NY.
1970 Painting and Sculpture Today, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
30th Annual Exhibition of the Society for Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago
Two Generations of Color Painting, I.C.A., Philadelphia, PA.
American Drawings, Fort Worth Art Museum,TX.
1969 Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC
1968 Cool Art, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT.
1967 Art in the City, I.C.A.,Philadelphia
1966 Systemic Painting, Guggenheim Museum, NYC.

Greenville County Museum, SC
William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
Herbert F Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
The Empire State Plaza Art Collection, Albany, NY
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Canberra National Museum, Canberra, Australia
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
New York Port Authority, PanAm Bldg., KennedyAirport
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Katonah Art Center, NY
Udine Museum of Art, Udine, Italy (Collective gift to Museum organized by Thomas Hess)
Blanton Museum, Austin, TX

Lannan Foundation, Vera List, CarlAllen Assoc., Paul Anka, Si Newhouse, Lida Hornick, Mark DiSuvero, Peter Forakis, Peter Pinchbeck, Linda Henderson, Annette Carlozzi, Peter Forakis,Kyung-Sook Lee et al..

Articles by Edwin Ruda (author):
"Park Place In Retrospect", Arts Magazine, Nov. 1967, pgs. 30-33
"Jack Krueger: Frontiers of Zero, Art Forum, il VI:8, 50-3 Ap 1968n. V:8, 56 Ap67

Artnews Jan 1963 pg 30
Artnews Summer 1962 pg 58
Artnews April 1963 pg 58
Artnews Jan 1966 pg 22
Arts Magazine Feb 1970 pg 31
Art in America Jan-Feb 1967 pg 48
Art Forum Jan 1970 pg 67
Artnews Feb 1972 pg 22
Arts Magazine Sept1975 pg 25
Artnews April1988 pg 86
Art in America Dec1992 pg 110
Art in America July1996 pg 86

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About  Edwin Ruda

Born:  1922 - New York City
Known for:  abstraction often geometric