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Cristina Shelley Biaggi, American Sculptor. Member Women's Ancient Studies Group, Education Associations New York University, Martial Arts Institute American (black belt 2d dan), People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, Animal Agenda, Society Women Geographers (executive county), Seneca Falls Peace Encampment, Nuclear Freeze, Sierra Club, Fund for New Priorities (board directors).

Background

Biaggi, Cristina Shelley was born on July 24, 1937 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Came to the United States, 1948. Daughter of Leo Luciano Biaggi and Virginia Musser (Howard) Redmond.

Education

Student, Vassar College, 1957. Student, University Mexico City, Mexico, 1956. Student, Harvard, 1957.

Bachelor in Classics, University Utah, 1969. Master of Arts in Art Education, New York University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Art and Philosophy, New York University, 1983.

Career

Director, Spectrum Gallery, Rome, 1961-1964;actress, various companies, New York and New Jersey, 1965-1969;instructor, gallery director, Rockland Community College, Suffern, New York, 1972-1980;costume and set designer, Youth Shakespeare Theater, Palisades, New York, 1974-1978;instructor art, Dominican College, Sparkill, New York, 1977-1980;sculptor, Cristina Studios, Palisades, New York, since 1980. Lecturer Female Imagery in the Works of 20th Century Women Sculptors, Hopper House, Nyack, New York, 1977, The Great Goddess, U. Besancon, France, 1986, The Society of Women Geographers and Mount Holyoke College, 1990. Facilitator conference Ecofeminism, 1989.

Presenter papers Malta Archaeology and Fertility Cult Conference, 1985, World Archaeol. Conference, England, 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows include Spectrum Gallery, Rome, 1962, Palisades Presbyterian Church, 1968, Rockland Community College, 1980, Rising Phoenix Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984, Soho 20 Art Gallery, New York City, Ariel Gallery, New York City, 1989. Exhibited in group shows at Center International d'Art Contemporain, Paris, 1984, Metropolis Gallerie International d'Art, Geneva, 1985, Pleiades Gallery, New York City, 1985-1986, La Mandragore Galrie, Paris, 1986, Rockland Center for Arts, 1987, Soho 20, 1988. Contributor articles to archaeol.books.

Membership

Member Women's Ancient Studies Group, Education Associations New York University, Martial Arts Institute American (black belt 2d dan), People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, Animal Agenda, Society Women Geographers (executive county), Seneca Falls Peace Encampment, Nuclear Freeze, Sierra Club, Fund for New Priorities (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Tae Kwon Do (2d degree black belt), skiing, mountain climbing, rock and ice climbing.

Connections

Married Clark Anderson (divorced 1964). Children: Diana Athena Green, John Clark.

father:
Leo Luciano Biaggi Redmond

mother:
Virginia Musser (Howard) Redmond

spouse:
Clark Anderson

children:
Diana Athena Green Biaggi

John Clark Biaggi