|Naomi Duckman Lorne was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1902. Formerly Naomi Duckman Furth, she attended the Art Students League in New York City, City College of New York, Hunter College, and with Aldro T. Hibbard, George Bridgman, Abram G. Schulman, and Frederick J. Waugh. |
She was known to have lived in Brooklyn, New York City, and Rockaway Beach, New York. She is best known as a painter but several works of sculpture have been identified as hers in recent years.
She was a member of the Society of Independent Artists, the American Society of Contemporary Artists, the Audubon Artists, the National Association of Women Artists, the New York Society of Women Artists, the National Society of Painters in Casein, the New Jersey Painters and Sculptors Society, the Silvermine Guild of Artists, the Artists Equity Association, the Brooklyn Society of Art, the American Artists Professional League, and the Georgetown Gallery, Washington, DC.
She exhibited at the American-British Art Club, the Norlyst Gallery, the Bronx Museum of Art, the Newhouse Gallery, the Argent Gallery, the Everhart Gallery, the Brooklyn Museum, the Architectural League of America, the National Arts Club, the National Academy of Design, Carnegie Institute, the Whitney Museum of American art, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1947, the New York Public Library, the Riverside Museum, the American Academy of Arts & Letters, the Society of Independent Artists, the Albany Institute of History & Art, the Dartmouth College, the Berkshire Museum, the Massilon Museum, the Canton Art Institute, the Butler art Institute, the Pennsylvania State Museum, the Illinois State Museum, the Richmond Art Association, the University of Oklahoma, the Museum of Fine Art, Little Rock, Arkansas, the University of Colorado, the Nelson Gallery of Art, the Elisebet Ney Museum, the High Museum of Art, the Municipal Art Gallery, Jackson, Mississippi, the Brooks Memorial Gallery, the Rollins College, the Clearwater Museum of Art, the Lehigh University, the Decatur Art Club, the Binghamton Museum, the Donnell Library, New York, 1961, the Stedelijke Museum, and Holland, Switzerland, Greece, and Belgium 1957-1958.
Traveling exhibitions include the National Association of Women Artists, the National Society of Painters in Casein, the Brooklyn Society of Art 1958, the Springfield Art Museum, the University of Missouri, the Southwestern State College, the Oklahoma College for Women, the Beaumont Art Museum, the Mills College, the Howard University, the Vendome Gallery 1940, in Washington, DC, in Philadelphia, in Stamford, Connecticut, and extensively in Canada. Traveling (Solo) exhibitions 1960-1961: Kent State University, Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania, Regar Museum, Anniston, Alabama, Amos Memorial Gallery, Sidney, Ohio, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey, Mercersburg Academy, East Central Oklahoma Art Museum, Baylor University, Texas, Kansas State College, public libraries in South Carolina, New York, New York City, Wisconsin, and North Carolina, and a traveling group show Japan 1960.
Her work is represented in many public (at least 10 major museums) and private collections including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Ain-Harod Museum of Art, Israel.
She held the position of Public Relations Director and President for numerous art societies, and for Art World; art talks & demonstrations for the Audubon Artist 1960; the National Association of Women Artists 1959-1961; the Riverside Museum 1961; Artists Equity Association, and as a Member Committee of Fine Art, National Conference of Christians and Jews.
Naomi Duckman Lorne died on September 27, 1964 in New York City.
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