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sculptor

Barbara Ginette Bisgyer, American sculptor. Recipient award Westchester Art Society, 1967, 68, Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1967, 72, Today's Art medal Audubon Artists, 1971, President's award Audubon Artists, 1977. Member of Artists Equity, Artists Craftsmen of New York (board governors 1964-1969, design and craftsmanship award 1971), American Society Contemporary Artists (board directors since 1985), American Crafts Council, Abraxas.

Background

Bisgyer, Barbara Ginette was born on June 7, 1933 in New York City. Daughter of Edgar S. and Betsy (Vogel) Peierls Evans.

Education

Student, Sarah Lawrence College, 1955. Student, Bennington College. Student industrial design, Kostellow, New York City.

Career

Free-lance exhibition designer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Environment Gallery, New York City, 1966, 68, 72, 75. Group shows include Aldrich Museum, 1974, Audubon Annual, New York City, 1967, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 77, Jersey City Museum, 1969, Lever House, 1970, 71, 72, 76, 77. Represented in permanent collections Smithsonian Institution, Washington, Aldrich Museum Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Membership

Member of Artists Equity, Artists Craftsmen of New York (board governors 1964-1969, design and craftsmanship award 1971), American Society Contemporary Artists (board directors since 1985), American Crafts Council, Abraxas.

Connections

Married Melvin Bisgyer, September 4, 1952 (divorced 1961). Children: Marcia, Ann, Susan. Married Eric M. Cohn, May 19, 1965.

Stepchildren: Andrew E. Cohn, Lee Cameron Cohn.

father:
Edgar S. Evans

mother:
Betsy (Vogel) Peierls Evans

spouses:
Melvin Bisgyer

Eric M. Cohn

children:
Marcia Bisgyer

Ann Bisgyer

Susan Bisgyer

Andrew E. Cohn Bisgyer

Lee Cameron Cohn Bisgyer