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Hugh Anthony Lifson, American artist, art educator. Grantee, New York State Department Education, 1966, Cornell College, Ford Foundation, 1969, Department of Health, 1976, 1984; Cornell travel grantee, Turkey, 1973, Iran, 1973, National Institutes of Health fellow, Chicago, 1984.

Background

Lifson, Hugh Anthony was born on November 7, 1937 in New York City. Son of David Lifson and Dorothy (Heilbrunner) Marburger.

Education

Bachelor, Wesleyan University, 1959. Master of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, 1962.

Career

Instructor Newark School Art, 1961-1962. Associate professor Le Moyne College College, Memphis, 1962-1963. Professor department art Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1963^, department chairman, 1971-1974, 79^.

Visiting lecturer Drake U., 1970, Bristol Polytechnic Institute, England, 1980. Consultant creative arts Planning committee Iowa Arts Council, Des Moines, 1988. Charter member Liberal Arts & Education Professional Artist, New York City, 1987-1988.

One-man shows include Davison Art Center, Middletown, Connecticut, 1957-1959, Whittingham Gallery, Boston, 1958, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1961, Cornell College, 1963-1969, 71, 73, 75, 76, 79, 81, 83, East End Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1964, Coe College, 1967, 70, 72, DeMena Gallery, New York City, 1968, Ohio State University, 1972, Clinton Art Association, 1973, Extension 4 Gallery, Dubuque, Iowa, 1978, 80, Jail Gallery, Dubuque, 1981, Century Center, South Bend, Indiana, 1982, Stone CityGallery, 1982. Exhibited in group shows at Whittingham Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1958, Greenwood Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut, 1958-1959, Tirza Karlis Gallery, Provincetown, 1959, East End Gallery, Provincetown, 1960-1961, Museum Modern Art, 1962, Waverly Gallery, New York City, 1962, Martin Gallery, Minneapolis, 1970-1971, Son Raed Gallery, New York City, 1971, Morton Boyd Gallery, Columbus, Billy Son Gallery, Corallville, Iowa, 1973-1974, American Gothic Galleries, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1975, The Corner Gallery, Cedar Rapids, 1976, The Cothran Gallery, Cedar Rapids, 1976, Ward Nasse Gallery, New York City, 1977-1979, Frank Marino Gallery, New York City, 1978, G&GGallery, Vinton, Iowa, 1983^, The Computer Studio, New York City. Represented in permanent collections University of Wisconsin, Wesleyan University, Davenport Art Museum, Chiam Gross, Irving Marantz, Arthur Collins, Collins Radio, Leonard Bocour, State University of New York-Potsdam, Carl Shorske, Cedar Rapids Art Center, Coe College, St. Leo College, Richard Kostelanetz.

Art editor, contributor Cardinal. Art critic Wesleyan Argus, 1958. Acrive Iowa Democratic Party, Linn County, 1988, Jewish Cultural Group, Mount Vernon, 1988.

Grantee New York State Department Education, 1966, Cornell College/Ford Foundation, 1969, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1976, 84, Cornell travel grantee, Turkey and Iran, 1973, National Institutes of Health fellow, Chicago, 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Davison Art Center, Middletown, Connecticut, 1957-1959, Whittingham Gallery, Boston, 1958, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1961, Cornell College, 1963-1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1983, Coe College, 1967, 1970, 1972, DeMena Gallery, New York City, 1968, Ohio State University, 1972, Clinton Art Association, 1973, Extension 4 Gallery, Dubuque, Iowa, 1978, 1980, Jail Gallery, Dubuque, 1981, Century Center, South Bend, Indiana, 1982, Stone City Gallery, 1982, East End Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1964, exhibited in group shows at East End Gallery, Provincetown, 1960-1961, Whittingham Gallery, Provincetown, 1958, Greenwood Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut, 1958-1959, Tirza Karlis Gallery, Provincetown, 1959, Museum Modern Art, 1962, Waverly Gallery, New York City, 1962, Martin Gallery, Minneapolis, 1970-1971, Son Raed Gallery, New York City, 1971, Morton Boyd Gallery, Columbus, Billy Son Gallery, Corallville, Iowa, 1973-1974, American Gothic Galleries, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1975, The Corner Gallery, Cedar Rapids, 1976, The Cothran Gallery, Cedar Rapids, 1976, Ward Nasse Gallery, New York City, 1977-1979, Frank Marino Gallery, New York City, 1978, G&G Gallery, Vinton, Iowa, since 1983, The Computer Studio, New York City, —, Represented in permanent collections University Wisconsin, Wesleyan University, Davenport Art Museum, Chiam Gross, Irving Marantz, Arthur Collins, Collins Radio, Leonard Bocour, State University of New York-Potsdam, Carl Shorske, Cedar Rapids Art Center, Coe College, St. Leo College, Richard Kostelanetz. Art editor, contributor: Cardinal, art critic Wesleyan Argus, since 1958.

Membership

Active member Iowa Democratic Party, Linn County, 1988, Jewish Cultural Group, Mount Vernon, 1988. Member of American Association of University Professors, Midwest College Arts Association, College Arts Association, Phi Eta Sigma.

Connections

Married Delores Sue Janney, December 23, 1961. Children: Jeffrey Aaron, Amy Rebecca.

father:
David Lifson Marburger

mother:
Dorothy (Heilbrunner) Marburger

spouse:
Delores Sue Janney

children:
Jeffrey Aaron Lifson

Amy Rebecca Lifson