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art educator

Kurt Wisneski, American art educator. Member of Southern Graphics Council.

Background

Wisneski, Kurt was born on April 14, 1948 in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry Wisneski and Jacqueline Lavoie.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1972. Master of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, New York, 1974.

Career

Laboratory assistant printmaking University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1974—1975, printmaking laboratory demonstrator, 1975—1976. Printmaking staff assistant University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1976—1980, visiting lecturer Dartmouth, 1980—1986, assistant professor, 1986—1991, associate professor, 1991—1996, professor, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Monotype/Monoprint: History and Techniques, 1995. One-man shows include University Massachusetts Medical Center Gallery, Worcester, 1992, Benson Hall, Rhode Island School Design, Providence, 1997, Arkansas State University, 1999, Brown University Art Gallery, Providence, 2000, exhibited in group shows at Attleboro Museum, Massachusetts, 1989, exhibitions include Metropolitan Museum, Miami, Florida, 1982, Fall River Arts Festival Regional Exhibition, Massachusetts, 1985 (2d prize), 1990 (2d prize), Taller Galeria, Barcelona, 1985, 1987, 1988, University New Hampshire, Durham, 1987, Fine Arts Academy, Warsaw, Poland, 1988, Miriam Perlman Gallery, Chicago, 1988, Provincetown Art Museum, Massachusetts, 1988, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 1989, 1992, 1998, University North Dakota Print and Drawing Annual, Grand Forks, 1990, Massachusetts Medical Center Gallery, 1990 (Purchase prize), Neworld Bank Corporation Art Gallery, Boston, 1992, Arnold Art Store and Gallery, Newport, Rhode Island, 1992, Indiana University, South Bend, 1994, The Brush Gallery, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1995, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1995, University Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosha, 1995, Central Connecticut State University, New Haven, 1996, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1996, Blackbridge Hall Gallery, Georgia College and State University, 1999, Newport Art Museum, Rhode Island, 1999, Duxbury Art Complex, 1999, Art Advisory, Boston, 2000, New Hampshire Institute Art Print Exhibition, 2001, Bridgewater State University, Massachusetts, 2001, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Virginia, 2002 (honorable mention), University Massachusetts Dartmouth Art Gallery, 2003, The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Massachusetts, 2004 (1st prize in printmaking), Providence Art Club (Florence Breevoort Kane prize, 1990, Bradford Swain prize, 1995, Providence Art Club award, 2001), Represented in permanent collections Midwest Museum American Art, Elkhart, Indiana, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, University Art Gallery, University New Hampshire, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, Fidelity Corporation, Boston, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Smithsonian Institute, Rhode Island School Design, University Wisconsin, Madison.

Membership

Member of Southern Graphics Council.

Connections

Married Wendy J. Goldsmith, September 4, 1979. Children: Daniel Goldsmith, Jordan Goldsmith.

father:
Henry Wisneski

mother:
Jacqueline Lavoie

spouse:
Wendy J. Goldsmith

children:
Daniel Goldsmith Wisneski

Jordan Goldsmith Wisneski