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artist , educator

Gayle Wimmer, American artist, educator. Grantee Tucson/Pima Arts Council, 1990, Pennsylvania Council for Arts, 1981, United States National Park Service, 1976, National Education Association, 1973; Fulbright fellow, Israel, 1988; International Research and Exchanges Board research fellow to Poland, 1982-1983, to Academy of Fine Art, Warsaw, Poland, 1971.

Background

Wimmer, Gayle was born on October 2, 1943 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Emanuel H. and Frances (Bernstein) Wimmer.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, 1967; Master of Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art, 1970.

Career

Lecturer art, Hunter College, New York City, 1972-1977; instructor, The New School for Social Research, New York City, 1973-1977; associate professor, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1977-1992; professor, U. Arizona, Tucson, since 1992; artistic designer, Wimmer, Wimmer and Dancers, Philadelphia, 1979-1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Central Museum Textiles, Poland, 1994The University Museum, Tucson, 1989, American Cultural Centers, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, 1988, Galerie Faust, Geneva, 1986, Galeria Rzezby, Warsaw, 1986, Mandell Theatre, Philadelphia, 1983, Annenberg Center, University Pennsylvania, 1982, The Armory for the Arts, Santa Fe, 1979, Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, 1979, Hadler Gallery, Houston, 1978, 101 Gallery, Tucson, 1977, Slocumb Gallery, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1976, Paley Library, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1973. Represented in permanent collections The Nelson Center, Tempe, Arizona, United States National Park Service, National Steel Corporation, Kino Hospital, University Arizona, Pittsburgh Glove Manufacturing Company, Stedman Gallery Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, The Textile Museum, Lodz, Poland, Roda Macchine, Ticino, Switzerland. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

father:
Emanuel H. Wimmer

mother:
Frances (Bernstein) Wimmer