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educator , mime , visual artist

Grigory Gurevich, Russian, American visual artist, educator, mime. Recipient Grumbacher award, Marian Reitman award, others. Founder Arts on the Hudson School, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1998. Member New York Artists Equity Association, American Artists Professional League (1st Place National award 1993, 98), Hudson Artists (Artist of Year 1995, other awards), Screen Actors Guild.

Background

Gurevich, Grigory was born on December 26, 1937 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Came to the United States, 1976. Son of Abram Grigoryevich Gurevich and Klara Mihailovna (Olshvang) Fleitman.

Education

Diploma, Academy Fine & Industrial Art, St. Petersburg, 1966.

Career

Interior designer Lenprojekt, St. Petersburg, Lenzneeap, 1961-1963, 63-65. Founder Grigur's Pantomime Theater, St. Petersburg, 1966-1969. Founder mime school, 1969-1975.

Founder Grigur's Pantomime Theater, New York City, 1977. Teacher visual arts Bergen School, Jersey City, 1980-1982. Instructor sculpture Newark School Fine and Industrial Art, 1982-1996.

Professor St. Johns University, Jamaica, New York, 1994-1997. Conductor workshops on sculpture United States, Italy, Denmark. Founder Art Workshops Festival, Arts on the Hudson, Jersey City.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in solo and group exhibitions United States, Russia, France, Denmark, Germany. Universal Concept, 1983. Bronze sculpture tableau Commuters for Newark Penn Station, 1985, bronze bust Finn Kasperson, 1987, bronze bust Kazuo Hashimoto, 1996.

      Represented in numerous private collections, Russia, United States and Europe, Hermitage Museum, New York Public Library., Library. Newark Museum, Montclair Museum, Library.

      St. Bonaventure University, Yad Vashem Museum, Israel. Public poetry Reflections, 1992. Author: Book of Numbers 1-10, 10-1, 1993 (collections Brooklyn Museum 1994, Columbia University Chicago Library.

      ). Inventor process of wood firing, 1963, manifolding book, 1995. Author: Allegories, 2008, (art book) Painted Faces, 2009.

      Actor: David Letterman Show, 2002, Law and Order, 2003.

Membership

Founder Arts on the Hudson School, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1998. Member New York Artists Equity Association, American Artists Professional League (1st Place National award 1993, 98), Hudson Artists (Artist of Year 1995, other awards), Screen Actors Guild.

Connections

Married Mongita Zalmanovna Freedman, August 8, 1958 (divorced February 1967). 1 child, Jelena Gurevich Scherbina. Married Erika Wittmann, January 17, 1987.

D. September 6, 2001. 1 child, Alexander.

father:
Abram Grigoryevich Gurevich Fleitman

mother:
Klara Mihailovna (Olshvang) Fleitman

spouses:
Mongita Zalmanovna Freedman

Erika Wittmann

children:
Jelena Gurevich Scherbina Gurevich

Alexander Gurevich