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sculptor , art educator

Albert Raymond Paley, American art educator, sculptor. National Endowment for Arts grantee, 1975, 76, 79, 84; recipient award of excellence Rochester chapter American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1982; design in steel award Iron and Steel Institute, 1975, Artists fellow New York Foundation Arts, 1991; Lillian Fairchild award, University Rochester, 1975; certificate of honor Tyler School Art, Temple University, 1981.

Background

Paley, Albert Raymond was born on March 28, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Albert Raymond and Dorothy (Appelgren) Paley.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Temple University, 1966. Master of Fine Arts, Temple University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Rochester, 1989.

Career

Instructor art, Tyler School Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1962-1966; assistant professor, School American Craftsmen, Rochester Institute Technology, New York, 1969-1972; professor College Fine and Applied Arts, School American Craftsmen, Rochester Institute Technology, New York, since 1984; Morris Endowed Chair College Fine and Applied Arts, School American Crafts, Rochester Institute Technology, 1985-1987; professor art, State University of New York-Brockport, 1972-1984; now Endowed artist in research, Paley Studio. Consultant Rochester Institute Technology, 1978, Haystack School Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine, 1979, Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation, Washington, 1979, Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, Rochester, New York, 1980.

Achievements

  • In 1998, he received the Artist of the Year Award of the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include portal gates Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, sculpture court enclosure Hunter Museum Art, Chattanooga, portal gates New York State Senate, Albany, exterior sculpture Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, Rochester, 800 tree grates & 30 benches, Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation, Washington, poster cases Port Authority of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, exterior sculpture Harro Theatre East, Rochester, New York, gates Virginia Museum Fine Arts, Richmond, sculpture The Willard, Washington, sculptures Wortham Theater Center, Houston, Milk Street Station, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Hartford, Connecticut City Courthouse, Marco Philharmonic, Naples, Florida, Birmingham (Alabama) Museum of Fine Art, Cornell University, Lasdon biomedical Research Center, New York City, Washington Hebrew Congregation, Main Street Bridge Railings, Rochester. Exterior sculpture Olympia at Promenade Two Building, The Landmarks Group, 1990, sculpture Aurora at Roanoke (Virginia) Regional Airport, 1990, Ceremional Gates at Arizona State University, 1991. Jewelry exhibition at Renwick Gallery, Washington, National Museum American Art, 1992.

      Exterior sculpture Criss Cross, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1992, interior sculpture screens for Federal Courthouse, Camden, New Jersey, 1993.

Membership

Member Artist and Blacksmith Association North America, American Craftsman Council.

Connections

father:
Albert Raymond Paley

mother:
Dorothy (Appelgren) Paley