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Barbara Cecile Goldsmith Edit Profile

curator , sculptor

Barbara Cecile Goldsmith, American sculptor, curator. Certified teacher, Illinois. Recipient award for extraordinary dedication and professional curatorial experties Evanston Arts Council, 1997, Mayors Arts awards, Evanston.


Goldsmith, Barbara Cecile was born on June 8, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Arthur and Sarah (Emmerman) Gitler.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Illinois, 1960;certified, School The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1990;student, Evanston (Illinois) Art Center, 1976-1980;student, University Minnesota, 1989.


Art teacher middle and secondary schools, 1960-1965;curator, Noyes Cultural Art Center Gallery, since 1983;curator, Evanston Art Center, 1976;with, Art Adventure, Inc., 1992. Board directors Skokie (Illinois) Northshore Sculpture Park, since 1993. Committee member Evanston Art Council, since 1983.

Member exhibition committee Evanston Arts Center, since 1986.


  • Certified teacher, Illinois.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Northcare Center, Evanston, 1981, Loyd Shin Gallery, Wilmette, Illinois, 1987. Exhibited in group shows at Spertus Museum Judaica, 1981-1982, 88, 90, Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois, 1982, Livertyville Art Center, 1982-1983, Countryside Gallery, 1982, Peace Museum, Chicago, 1984, Grove St. Gallery, Evanston, 1984, Minnesota Art Institute, 1984, University Wisconsin, 1984, Burpee Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois, 1985, Triton College, River Grove, Illinois, 1985, Alliance Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1986, 87, 88, 89, 90, David Adler Cultural Center, 1988, 90, Noyes Cultural Arts Center Gallery, Evanston, 1988, 93, 96, South Bend (Indiana) Art Center, 1988, 89, 90, Arc Gallery, Chicago, 1990, Spertus Museum, Chicago, 1990, Galesburg (Illinois) Art Center, 1990, Evanston Art Center, 1990, 94, Elgin (Illinois) College, 1991, Signature Gallery, Stoughton, Wisconsin, 1991, 92, 93, 94, Uhlein Peters Gallery, Milwaukee, 1992, Calumet City (Illinois) Gallery, 1993, Northwest Cultural Council Gallery, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 1994, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, Illinois, 1994, 96, School Art Institute Chicago, 1994, Friendship Village Corporation Gallery, Schaumberg, Illinois, 1995, Norris Gallery, St. Charles, 1996, Noyes Cultural Art Center, Evanston, 1996, 97, Chicago Cultural Center, 1998, The Three Arts Club, Chicago, 1998, Time-Life Building, Chicago, 1999, Gallery 510, Decatur, Ill, 1999, James R. Thompson Center, Chicago, 1999, others. Commissioned Stockholm, 1993, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, 1993, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, 1994.

      Also private and corporation collections.


Married Morton Goldsmith, September 12, 1959. Children: Marc Richard, Lesley Sue Nemzoff.

Arthur Gitler

Sarah (Emmerman) Gitler

Morton Goldsmith

Marc Richard Goldsmith

Lesley Sue Nemzoff Goldsmith