Norma Minkowitz
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Female
Birth Date: 
1937
Birth Place: 
New York, New York
Résumé Born 1937, New York City Education and Awards Cooper Union Art School - Graduated 1958 2003 Fellow of the American Crafts Council 2002 Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship 2000 United Nations Association, Award honoring 100 outstanding Connecticut Women 1992 Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Purchase Award 1987 Visual Reservoirs: Object and Images In-Of-Under- About Surface; Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, CA 1986 National Endowment for the Arts; Visual Arts Fellowship 1986 Artquest '86, Parsons School of Design 1976 Convergence '76; Fibre Structures; Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute Selected Collections Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY National Museum of Art/Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY M.H.de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA Denver Museum of Art, CO The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, RI Detroit Institute of Arts, MI Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC Kwang Ju Museum, Kwang Ju, Korea Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI Jack Lenor Larsen/Long House Foundation Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa OK Decordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, MA State of Connecticut Commission on the Arts Selected Exhibitions 2004 Traditions/Transitions/The Changing World of Fiber Art, Wadsworth Atheneum, Curated by Carol Dean Krute 2003 Corporal Identity-Body Language, 9th Triennial for Form and Content: Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany; Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, Catalog 2003 College of Fellows, Aileen Osborn Webb Award Exhibition, SOFA, Chicago, Curated by Paul Smith 2003 Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Hartford, CT 2002 Fiber Art: Following the Thread, Smithsonian Archives of American Art Research Center, New York 1999 Weaving the World, Contemporary Art of Linear Construction, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan, Catalog 1998 9th International Triennial of Tapestry, Invitational, representing USA, Lodz, Poland, Catalog 1992 Modern Design: 1880-1990, Twentieth Century Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, Exhibition book published 1991 Art in Embassies Program, US Dept of State, Warsaw, Poland 1990 The Female Form in Contemporary Art, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, from Permanent Collection, Curated by Andrea Miller-Keller 1990 Exploring the Figure through Sculptured Form, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI, Curated by Allison Cywin 1987 A Sensitivity of Textile - A Proposal for a New Century, International Textile Competition, Kyoto International Conference Hall; Japan 1986 Fiber R/Evolution, Milwaukee Art Museum and the University Art Museum at UWM; Tour; Catalog 1985 The Flexible Medium: Art Textiles from the Museum Collection, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 1977 Fiberworks, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland,Ohio, Catalog 1976 Fibre Structures, Museum of Art, Carnegie Insitute, Pittsburgh,PA, International; Catalog 1976 Second International Competition of Miniature Fibre Work, British Craft Centre, London, England; Catalog; Tour 1974 Portable World, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum; Catalog Solo Exhibitions 2002 Portraits and Passages, Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 1999 New Sculpture, Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 1996 Out on a Limb, Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM Bridge IV, Norma Minkowitz, Society of Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA 1995 Exposed/Enclosed, Norma Minkowitz, H. Pelham Curtis Gallery, New Canaan, CT 1994 Sculpture, Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 1993 Norma Minkowitz 1986-1993, The Wetsman Collection, Birmingham, MI 1992 Exposed/Enclosed, Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 1991 The Body as Vessel, Bellas Artes Gallery, NYC 1990/1989 Norma Minkowitz, Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 1987 Two Person Award Show, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA Selected Publications 2004 SOFA CHICAGO Catalog, "Spaces Within," Essay by Kathleen Whitney 2003 Corporal Identity - Body Language, 9th Triennial for Form and Content, Catalog, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC 2003 CRART Magazine, September 2003, No. 25, Essay by Mee Hye Lee, Seoul, Korea 2003 Art News, January 2003, Norma Minkowitz/Bellas Artes, Review by Dottie Indyke 2003 Fiberarts Magazine, March/April, "Portraits and Passages", Bellas Artes, Review by Ruth Lopez 2002 Surface Design Journal, "The Importance of Being Fiber", Twylene Moyer, Vol 26, #4 2002 Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Oral History program 2000 Nouvel Object III and V, Sept 1997 and 2000, Seoul, Korea 2000 American Craft, Feb/March, Norma Minkowitz/ Bellas Artes Gallery, Review by Kathleen Whitney Weaving the World, Contemporary Art of Linear Construction, Yokohama Museum of Art, Catalog. 1996 The Magazine: Santa Fe, Out on a Limb, works by Norma Minkowitz, Review by Christine Hemp 1992 Fiberarts Magazine, Norma Minkowitz: The Body as Vessel, Reviewed by Betty Freudenheim 1990 The New Textiles, Trends and Traditions, Chloe Colchester, Rizzoli 1990 Modern Design 1890-1990 in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, R. Craig Miller 1990 Norma Minkowitz: Shadow Boxes, Review by Margo Shermeta, American Craft Magazine, Dec/Jan 1989 The Tactile Vessel, Jack Lenor Larsen, Erie Art Museum 1988 Columbia University ; Oral History Archives of Fiber Artists, Greenwood Press 1986 Fiber R/Evolution; Milwaukee Art Museum; Rosalie Goldstein; Burton & Mayer 1977 Fiberworks; The Cleveland Museum of Art; Catalog Professional 2004 Museum of Arts and Design, Illustrated Lecture 1990/2003 Juror, Connecticut Commission on the Arts, grant applicants 2001 Katonah Museum of Art, Illustrated Lecture 1998 Connecticut Artist's Collection Advisory Committee, Connecticut Commission on the Arts 1987 Lecture and Panel Discussion - Fiber R/Evolution, Brockton Art Museum