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designer , stained glass artist

Elizabeth Robbins, American stained glass artist, designer. Member Stained Glass Association American, Vermont Council on the Arts, Vermont Handcrafters.

Background

Robbins, Elizabeth was born on December 17, 1941 in New York City. Daughter of Victor Ganales and Sylvia Sherrie (Woolf) Robbins.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Southern Connecticut State College. Attended, Yale University. Attended, Cooper Union, New York City.

Attended, Silvermine (Connecticut) Guild. Attended, Betzalel Art School, Jerusalem, Israel. Attended, Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

Attended, Northeastern University, Boston. Attended, Wolverhampton (England) College.

Career

Staff graphic layout and design Jarrett Press, New York City, 1960-1963. Owner, operator Unique Boutique, Jerusalem, Israel, 1964-1966. Member staff, trainer Isratypeset, 1967-1972.

Costume designer Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Israel, 1967-1972. Graphic designer Time-Life Book Division, Amsterdam, Holland, 1973. Originator, operator The Darkroom, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976-1982.

Owner, operator Elizabeth Robbins Studios, 1982-1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Gallery showings include Hartford (Connecticut) Courant Art Competition, 1956-1959 (Best in Show award (sculpture) 1957, 2d Place award (painting) 1958, (sculpture) 1959, 3d Place award (sculpture) 1956), Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven, 1965, Yale, New Haven Group Show, 1965, Betzalel, Israel Group Show, 1970, Amalgamated Gallery, New York City, 1984, Art on the Green, Newton, Massachusetts, 1982-1986, Abrams Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1987, Corning (New York ) Show, 1988, Metro Show, Washington District of Columbia, 1988 (Honorary Mention), Goldmine Gallery, Manchester, Vermont, 1988, Catamount Gallery, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, 1989, New England Art Glass Show, Derby Line, Vermont, 1990-1993, Pittsburgh, The Orchid As Art, 1992, 94, Ventura, California Group Show, 1992, 94, San Francisco Harvest Show, California 1993, 95. Represented in various public collections, including Amchad/Association for Hollocaust Survivors, Ramat Gan, Israel, Cobleigh Library., Lyndonville, Vermont, Northern Vermont Regional Hospital, St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

      Represented in numerous private collections.

Membership

Member Stained Glass Association American, Vermont Council on the Arts, Vermont Handcrafters.

Connections

Married Jarvis Myers. Children: Lorraine, Benjamin.

father:
Victor Ganales Robbins

mother:
Sylvia Sherrie (Woolf) Robbins

spouse:
Jarvis Myers

children:
Lorraine Robbins

Benjamin Robbins