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artist , Fashion designer

Candice Brearley, American Fashion designer. Recipient award Lane Bryant Design Competition, 1974. Member development committee Restoration of "The Brearley House, " Lawrenceville, New Jersey; Fellow Philadelphia Museum Art, Metropolitan Museum Art, Princeton University Museum, New Jersey State Museum; member Lawrence History Society.

Background

Brearley, Candice was born on January 2, 1944 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Joseph William and Lillian (Mieler) Szalay.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Museum School, Philadelphia, 1965. Master of Fine Arts, Museum School, Philadelphia, 1968. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Parsons School Design, 1975.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, New School Social Research, 1975.

Career

Freelance portrait artist, Trenton, 1965-1972;assistant designer, Malcolm Starr, New York City, 1974-1975;designer, Originala, New York City, 1975-1977;designer, Vignette, New York City, 1977-1978;president, designer, Candice Brearley, Inc., Trenton, since 1978;president, Wickford Corporation of New Jersey, Trenton, since 1986. Board directors Beta Con Corporation, Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows National State Bank, New Jersey, 1971, R.F. Gallery, Trenton New Jersey, 2004, Lawrence History Society, 2010. Exhibited in group show at New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, 1970.

Membership

Member development committee Restoration of "The Brearley House, " Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Fellow Philadelphia Museum Art, Metropolitan Museum Art, Princeton University Museum, New Jersey State Museum. Member Lawrence History Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting art, vintage cars, antique refinishing, opera, cooking.

Connections

Married Purvis Brearley, September 2, 1965.

father:
Joseph William Szalay

mother:
Lillian (Mieler) Szalay

spouse:
Purvis Brearley