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 Clara Shainess  (1896 - 1987)

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Lived/Active: New York      Known for: collage, geometric abstraction, ceramic

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Birth-date/Place: January 13, 1896 Manchester England

Death Date/Place: July 1987 New York

Primary Residence: New York City

Subject Matter: Abstraction

Style of Work: Abstract

Methods: Oil, Collage, Water Color, Sculpture (wood, marble, bronze), Tapestry

Museums: National Academy of Design, NY Whitney Museum, NY American British Art Center, NY Riverside Museum, NY Bosc-petrides, France

Education: Art Students League, NY Private Study with James McPherson, Bernard and Stuart Klonis, and Aaron Goodelman

Exhibitions: Worlds Fair 1939, NY Riverside Museum 1939, NY Hacker Gallery 1979, NY Borough Presidents Gallery 1988, NY Bonestell Gallery, Madison Gallery, Panoras Gallery

Positions Held: National Association of Women Artists- President, New York Society of Women Artists- President, American Society of Contemporary Artists- President

Awards: N.A.W.A. Jsephine Droege Prize, N.A.W.A. Honorable Mention for Sculpture
Reviews: NY Times- Howard DeVree, Art News- Larry Campbell, Pictures on Exhibit- Charles Z. Offin

Submitted November 2003 by Jeanette Hendler, New York City.

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