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Ethelyn Honig, American artist. Recipient Service awards Alliance for the Mentally Ill New York State, Albany, 1990, Friends and Advocates for the Mentally Ill, 1990-1991. Founder and chairperson Clozapine Family Information for the Alliance for the Mentally Ill, New York State, 1990-1996. Member Art Students League, 55 Mercer Artists (founding member, president 1997-1998).

Background

Honig, Ethelyn was born on July 9, 1933 in New York City. Daughter of Samuel and Sophie (Brody) Blinder.

Education

Attended, Bennington College. Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York.

Career

Chair advisory board Sculpture Center Battery Park Maritime Building, New York City, 1987. Curator art exhibition for patients Manhattan Psychiatric Center, New York City. Public Art Editions, Kenneth Noland Sol Lewitt, Chicago 7 Portfolio.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One person exhibitions include Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, Long Island, New York, 1968, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York City, 1972, 74, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 89, 91, 94, 96, 2001, 03, Franklin Furnace Archive, New York City, 1977, Museum of Modern Art, 1974, 75, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York City, 1975, South East Museum, Brewster, New York, 1978, Katonah (New York ) Gallery, 1981. Group exhibitions include 55 Mercer Gallery, New York City, 1975, 76, 78, 91, 93, University Arizona Museum, Tucson, 1980, Southern Allegheny Museum Art, 1981, Keene College Art Gallery, Union, New Jersey Foxworth Gallery, New York City, 1985, Kenkelaba Gallery, New York City, 1985, Somerstown Gallery, Somers, New York, 1985, Katonah (New York ) Gallery, 1987, Art Initiatives at Tribeca 148 Gallery, 1994, 95, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, 1970, represented in permanent collections Museum Modern Art, New York City, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, Patrick Lannon Foundation, Citi-Corps, Smith College Museum, Northampton, Massachusetts. Patentee in field.

Membership

Founder and chairperson Clozapine Family Information for the Alliance for the Mentally Ill, New York State, 1990-1996. Member Art Students League, 55 Mercer Artists (founding member, president 1997-1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: amateur archaeology, swimming, cycling, photography.

Connections

Married Lester Jerome Honig, July 29, 1955 (deceased July 1992). Children: Hillary Wynn Honig Ensminger, Deirdre Lynn Honig.

father:
Samuel Blinder

mother:
Sophie (Brody) Blinder

spouse:
Lester Jerome Honig

children:
Hillary Wynn Honig Ensminger Honig

Deirdre Lynn Honig