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Ed Rossbach
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1914
Birth Place: 
Chicago, IL
Death Date: 
2002
Death Place: 
Berkeley, California
BORN 1914 - Chicago, Illinois EDUCATION 1940: University of Washington, Seattle, BA in Painting and Design 1941: Columbia University, New York City, MA in Art Education 1947: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, MFA in Ceramics and Weaving FACULTY 1941-1942: Puyallup Jr. High School, Puyallup, Washington 1947-1950: University of Washington, School of Art, Seattle l950-1979: University of California, Berkeley, Professor of Design ONE-MAN EXHIBITIONS American Craft Museum, New York City Norness Gallery, New York City Museum West, San Francisco, CA. Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle Fiberworks Gallery, Berkeley, CA. University Art Gallery, University of California, Berkeley Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Craft Center, San Antonio, Texas Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona GROUP EXHIBITIONS High Styles, Twentieth Century Design, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Design in America, The Cranbrook Vision, Detroit Institute of Arts Craft Today, Poetry of the Physical, American Craft Museum, New York City The New Classicism, Museum of Modern Art, New York City Structure in Textiles, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Fiber Works - The Americas and Japan, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan Fiber Constructions, Textile Museum, Washington, D.C. American Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City Frontiers in Fiber: The Americans, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, N.D. Fiber R/Evolution, Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin Interlacing, American Craft Museum, New York City Fiftieth Anniversary Fiber Exhibition, Contemporary Crafts Association, Portland, OR. The Dyer's Art, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York City The Art Fabric/Mainstream Traveling Exhibition USA Today, Washington, D.C. Nouvelle Vannerie, Musee des Arts Decoratif, Lausanne, Switzerland Jacquard Textiles, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I. Wallhangings, Museum of Modern Art, New York City Fabrics International, American Federation of Arts, New York City The Object as Poet, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution Lace, Cooper Hewitt National Museum of Design, Smithsonian Institution, New York PUBLIC COLLECTIONS Museum of Modern Art, New York City Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland American Craft Museum, New York City The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Trondheim Museum, Trondheim, Norway Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Montreal, Canada University of Illinois, Urbana University of Indiana, Bloomington University of Nebraska, Lincoln Arizona State University, Tempe Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I. California State Fair, Sacramento Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA. Women's College, University of North Carolina, Greensboro The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY. Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI. The Council House, International Conference Center of S. C. Johnson and Son, Inc., Racine, WI. Cranbrook Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CONN. BOOKS 1986: The Nature of Basketry, Schiffer Publ. Ltd. 1980: The Art of Paisley, Van Nostrand Reinhold 1976: The New Basketry, Van Nostrand Reinhold 1973: Baskets as Textile Art, Van Nostrand Reinhold 1938: Making Marionettes, Harcourt, Brace & Co.