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George Steven Gabris Edit Profile

painter , sculptor , Welder

George Steven Gabris, American sculptor, painter, welder. Recipient Critics' Pix award Manhattan Arts International Magazine, 1994, Showcase award, 1996, award of excellence, 1998, 99, 2000; 1st prize International Art League, 1998.

Background

Gabris, George Steven was born on January 2, 1953 in New York City. Son of Stephen John and Kveta (Rybicka) Gabris.

Education

Certified in Welding, Albuquerque Technology Vocational Institute, 1979.

Career

Teacher art, recreation instructor, New York City Housing Authority, 1975-1976;artist, 1977;production welder, Environmental Building Products, Albuquerque, 1979-1981;production welder, H&L Iron Works, Albuquerque, 1982;production welder, Hemisphere Steel Company, Brooklyn, 1984-1985;test welder Research and Development, Eutectic Corporation of Eutectic and Castolin Inc. International, Flushing, New York, 1985-1988;car maintainer in train overhaul shop, New York City Transit Authority, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include New York City Transit Headquarters, Brooklyn, 2004. Group exhibitions include Lever House, New York City, 1964, 75, A.S.A. Gallery, Albuquerque, 1981, 82, Gelabert Studios, New York City, 1992, Abney Gallery, New York City, 1992, Crossland Services Bank, Long Island and Manhattan, New York, 1993, Limner Gallery, New York City, 1993, 94, Westbeth Gallery, New York City, 1974, 94, 97, Art Initiatives, New York City, 1996, Broome St. Gallery, New York City, 1996, Stephen Gang Gallery, New York City, 1997, (website) International Artists Interface, since 1996, Americas Towers Lobby, 1998-1999, New York City. T. Employees Gallery, Brooklyn, 2005.

      Represented in numerous private collections. Published in Creative INsight, 2000.

Membership

Volunteer department social and community services New York City Housing Authority, 1974, 75. Youth project coordinator Visions/Urban Youth Project, New York City, 1976. Member National Sculpture Society, American Welding Society (certified), Organization Indiana Artists, Transit Workers Union (local 100), New York Artists Equity Association, Inc., Artists Talk on Art.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art collector, bread baker, gourmet cook, exotic birds, "good" cigars. E-mail: gssculp@aol.com.

Connections

Married Stephanie Anne Mazanek, December 30, 1989.

father:
Stephen John Gabris

mother:
Kveta (Rybicka) Gabris

spouse:
Stephanie Anne Mazanek