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Elizabeth Robbins

Elizabeth Robbins, American stained glass artist, designer. Member Stained Glass Association American, Vermont Council on the Arts, Vermont Handcrafters.

Background

  • Robbins, Elizabeth was born on December 17, 1941 in New York City. Daughter of Victor Ganales and Sylvia Sherrie (Woolf) Robbins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Southern Connecticut State College. Attended, Yale University. Attended, Cooper Union, New York City.

      Attended, Silvermine (Connecticut) Guild. Attended, Betzalel Art School, Jerusalem, Israel. Attended, Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

      Attended, Northeastern University, Boston. Attended, Wolverhampton (England) College.

    Career

    • Staff graphic layout and design Jarrett Press, New York City, 1960-1963. Owner, operator Unique Boutique, Jerusalem, Israel, 1964-1966. Member staff, trainer Isratypeset, 1967-1972.

      Costume designer Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Israel, 1967-1972. Graphic designer Time-Life Book Division, Amsterdam, Holland, 1973. Originator, operator The Darkroom, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976-1982.

      Owner, operator Elizabeth Robbins Studios, 1982-1996.

    Works

    • Gallery showings include Hartford (Connecticut) Courant Art Competition, 1956-1959 (Best in Show award (sculpture) 1957, 2d Place award (painting) 1958, (sculpture) 1959, 3d Place award (sculpture) 1956), Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven, 1965, Yale, New Haven Group Show, 1965, Betzalel, Israel Group Show, 1970, Amalgamated Gallery, New York City, 1984, Art on the Green, Newton, Massachusetts, 1982-1986, Abrams Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1987, Corning (New York ) Show, 1988, Metro Show, Washington District of Columbia, 1988 (Honorary Mention), Goldmine Gallery, Manchester, Vermont, 1988, Catamount Gallery, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, 1989, New England Art Glass Show, Derby Line, Vermont, 1990-1993, Pittsburgh, The Orchid As Art, 1992, 94, Ventura, California Group Show, 1992, 94, San Francisco Harvest Show, California 1993, 95. Represented in various public collections, including Amchad/Association for Hollocaust Survivors, Ramat Gan, Israel, Cobleigh Library., Lyndonville, Vermont, Northern Vermont Regional Hospital, St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

      Represented in numerous private collections.

    Membership

    Member Stained Glass Association American, Vermont Council on the Arts, Vermont Handcrafters.

    Connections

    • Married Jarvis Myers. Children: Lorraine, Benjamin.
    • father: Victor Ganales Robbins
    • mother: Sylvia Sherrie (Woolf) Robbins
    • spouse: Jarvis Myers
    • children: Lorraine Robbins
    • Benjamin Robbins
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    Born December 17, 1941
    (age 75)
    Nationality
    • 1960 - 1963
      Staff graphic layout and design Jarrett Press
    • 1964 - 1966
      owner
      Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
    • 1967 - 1972
      costume designer, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
      Israel
    • 1967 - 1972
      member, staff
    • 1973
      graphic designer, Time-Life Book Division
      Amsterdam, New York, United States
    • 1976 - 1982
      originator
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1982 - 1996
      owner
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