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Carole A. Feuerman, American sculptor, artist. Recipient Betty Parsons Sculpture award 1970, Charles D. Murphy Sculpture award 1981, Amelia Peabody award for sculpture 1982, 1st prize United States National Fine Arts Competition 1984, Fujisanskei Sculpture Biennale award, 1995, Artist's Showcase award Manhattan Art International, 2002, Medici award Biennale of Contemporary Art, Florence, 2005.


Feuerman, Carole A. was born on September 21, 1945 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.


Student, Hofstra University, 1963. Student, Temple University, 1964. Student, School Visual Arts, 1967.


Carole Feuerman is an American artist working in hyperrealism, a movement that began in the 1970's in relation to photorealist painting. She utilizes a variety of mediums including resin, marble, and bronze. She has been included in exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Venice Biennale, and Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, Italy.

Public artIn 2003, Feuerman was commissioned by artist Seward Johnson and the Sculpture Foundation to create a one of a kind painted bronze sculpture installation for the permanent collection of Grounds for Sculpture. On May 20, 2012, Feuerman unveiled her monumental sculpture "Survival of Serena" in painted bronze with New York City's Department of Parks and Recreation. The new "Survival of Serena" is the first of a series of painted bronze sculptures by the artist designed specifically for outdoor placement.

The bronze sculpture was installed in Petrosino Square through September before traveling to the Boca Raton Beach Resort in Florida, where it is currently on view. From September 19, 2012 through January 6, 2013, Feuerman's work "Quan", in painted bronze and polished stainless steel, was featured at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan as part of the group show entitled "Body Double: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture". A 16-foot bronze diver entitled "The Golden Mean" at Riverfront Green Park with Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art in Peekskill, New York was unveiled on September 29, 2012, Feuerman's largest work to date.

A video documentary on the five-year creation of the work has been posted online. In 2013, The City of Peekskill announced the acquisition of the sculpture as a permanent monument to the town. A second diver was created for her spring 2013 solo exhibition at Jim Kempner Fine Art also titled "The Golden Mean" where it is on display in the outdoor sculpture garden through the summer and then moved to an 8 piece outdoor sculpture exhibition at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City.

The monumental model used to create the bronze was installed in the 2013 Venice Biennale. On May 30, 2014, NetApp unveiled a new sculpture by Carole A. Feuerman titled 'Double Diver' during a ceremony at the Sunnyvale headquarters. 'Double Diver' is 2½ tons of bronze and steel balancing on two 6-inch wrists.

In 2015, Feuerman had solo exhibitions in Florence, Hong Kong, Frankfurt. Korea, and New York, Miami and Chicago. She is part of a group show entitled Love at the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art.

Two of her sculptures, DurgaMa and Leda and the Swan, are included in the 2015 Venice Biennale at Palazzo Mora.


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    • One-woman shows include Basel Art Fair, Switzerland, 1979, O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, 1982, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1985, Queens Museum, Flushing, New York, 1987, Arnesen Gallery, Vail, Colorado, 1990, American Counseling Association Gallery, New York City, 1990, International Swimming Hall of Fame, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1993, So Alleghenies Museum Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania, 2000 (award, 2002), Lobby Gallery The Durst Organization, New York City, 2001, Pepperdine University, Venice, Biennale, 2007, Frederick R. Weisman Museum Art, Malibu, California, 2003, Amerillo Art Museum, Texas, since 2008, Maretti Gallery, Florence, 2008, Queensborough Community College Museum and Art Gallery, City University of New York, Bayside, New York, 2005, Frederick R. Weisman Museum Art, since 2008, Moretti Gallery, Florence, 2008, Pepperdine University, Venice, Biennale, 2007, Pavilion Paradiso, Giardini Venice, Italy, 2007, Art-St-Urban Museum & Sculpture Park, Lucerne, Switzerland, 2007, Scott Richard Gallery, San Francisco, 2007, Pavilion Paradise, Venice Biennale, Scriba Gallery & Concilio Europeo dell'Arte, Venice, 2007, Amerillo Art Museum, 2008, exhibited in group shows at The State Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia, Isetan Museum Art, Tokyo, Harkone Open-Air Museum, Japan, Parrish Art Museum, American Counseling Association Gallery, Whitney Museum American Art, National Sculpture Society, Riverside Art Museum, Los Angeles, West Chelsea Arts Festival, New York City, 1998, Frederick R. Weisman Museum Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, 1998, Florence Biennale Contemporary Art, Italy, 2001 (Lorenzo di Medici award, 2001), 2005 (award), Southern Alleghenies Museum Art, 2002, Queensborough Community College Museum and Art Gallery, New York, 2002, National Biennale fur Bildende Kunst, 2002 (Honor prize), Austria Biennale, 2002 (Honor prize, 2002), Boca Raton Museum, Florida, Chelsea Art Museum, Massachusetts, Bass Art Museum, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, 2004, Janos Gat Gallery, New York City, 2005, Queensborough Community College, New York, 2005, Open 2007, Lido Venice, Italy, 2007, Erotica, Taboos of Endearment Janes Gat Gaile created by Stephen Foster, New York, 2008, Represented in permanent collections Lowe Art Museum, Florida, Tampa Museum Art, Miami Children's Museum, So Alleghenies Museum Art, Brandeis University, Queensborough City University of New York, Bayside, Bass Museum, Miami, Florida, Sen. Hilary Rodham Clinton, President Bill Clinton, Doctor Henry Kissinger, Bass Museum, Florida, Fort Lauderdale (Florida) Museum Art, Boca Raton Museum Art, Florida, Caldic Collection, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, President Mikael S. Gorbachov, Moscow, Lowe Art Museum, University Miami, Tampa Museum Art, Apollon Art Research Foundation, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach, California, Swedish Wine and Spirits Corporation, Stockholm, Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, Rouse and Associates, Columbus, Maryland, Hamilton Metro. Museum of Art, New York, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey, Scott Richards Contemporary Art, San Francisco, Ctro Argentina, Buenos Aires, Beijing Biennale, San Antanio Museum of Art, The Brown Foundation, Psychedelic: Optical Art Since the 1960, created by Daird S. Rubin, Texas, Jim Keenpiver Gallery, People, Places, Thengo byDru Astark Manhutten, New York, 2008, Palm Beach Biennale, Florida, San Antanio Museum Art, The Brown Foundation, Jim Kempner Gallery, Palm Beach Biennale, Florida.


Member of International Women's Forum (New York ), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum Art, Museum Modern Art, International Sculpture Center, National Assn.Women Artists, American Women's Economic Development Corporation, Pro Arts, National Women Caucus for Art, Woman's Leadership Forum, School Visual Arts Alumni Association, United Nations Educational.


Daughter of Milton and Doris Sue Ackerman. Divorced; Married Ron Cohen. Children: Lauren Leahy, Craig, Sari Gibson, Hannah, Sam.

Milton Ackerman

Doris Sue Ackerman

Ron Cohen

Lauren Leahy Feuerman

Craig Feuerman

Sari Gibson Feuerman

Hannah Feuerman

Sam Feuerman