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Carolee B. Thea Edit Profile

artist , educator

Carolee B. Thea, American artist, educator. Co-founder, president National Organization for Women Artists and Writers, Westchester County, New York, 1974; educational representative United Nations Year of the Woman, New York City, 1974; housing volunteer Urban League, New York City, 1974; member Womans Activist Coalition, New York City, 1993, 94. Fellow Artists Equity.

Background

Thea, Carolee B. was born on December 13, 1937 in Brooklyn.

Education

Student, Skidmore College, 1957. Bachelor, Columbia University, 1959. Master of Arts, City University of New York, 1976.

Career

Faculty member, director arts program College New Rochelle (New York ), School New Resources, 1973-1979. Adjunct faculty City University of New York, 1981. Faculty member Parsons/New School, New York City, 1981-1991.

Distinguished visiting artist Bard College, Annandale, New York, 1984. Visiting artist Syracuse (New York ) University, 1987-1988, Hunter College, City University of New York, 1995. Curator, essayist Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1987.

Lecturer in field.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows at Frank Marino Gallery, New York City, 1980, 81, Morristown (New Jersey) Museum, 1981, Adam L. Gimbel Gallery, New York City, 1984, Douglas College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1984, Watson Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, 1986, Gallery Ninety Nine, Miami, Florida, 1987, Queens Museum, New York, 1989, Anne Jaffe Gallery, Miami, 1990, Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York, 1991, La Frontera Gallery, New York City, 1993. Group exhibits include Maryland Institute Art, Baltimore, 1980, Syracuse (New York ) University, 1981, Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York, 1981, Greenspace Gallery, New York City, 1982, Skidmore College, Saratoga, New York, 1982, Alan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, 1983, Cranbrook Academy Museum, Bloomfield, Michigan, 1984, 85, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1984, Sue Ellen Haber Gallery, New York City, 1984, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York City, 1984, Bard College, Blum Art Center, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, 1984, Sculpture Center, New York City, 1984, Lever House, New York City, 1985, Summit (New Jersey) Art Center, 1985, Hudson Gallery, New York City, 1986, Wilson Art Center, Rochester, New York, 1987, Benton Gallery, South Hampton, New York, 1988, Parsons Gallery, New York City, 1989, E.H.C.C.A., East Hampton, New York, 1990, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York City, 1993, Nicholas Alexander Gallery, New York City, 1994, 95, Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York City, 1994, Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, 1995, Douglass College, 1996, Elaine Bensen Gallery, 1996, others. Represented permanent collections Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, Florida International University Museum, Miami, Amoco, Denver, Best Products, others.

      Contributor articles and reviews to professional journals.

Membership

Co-founder, president National Organization for Women Artists and Writers, Westchester County, New York, 1974. Educational representative United Nations Year of the Woman, New York City, 1974. Housing volunteer Urban League, New York City, 1974.

Member Womans Activist Coalition, New York City, 1993, 94. Fellow Artists Equity.

Connections

Daughter of Jules J. and Martha (Stelboum) Brecher. (divorced 1976); children: Jane Shandell, Douglas.

father:
Jules J. Brecher

mother:
Martha (Stelboum) Brecher

children:
Jane Shandell Thea

Douglas Thea