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Laura Judith Shechter, American artist. Recipient Creative Artist Public Service award New York State, 1982. Member Artists Equity, National Academy Design.

Background

Shechter, Laura Judith was born on August 26, 1944 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Philip and Jeannette (Newmark) Goldstein.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors in Art, Brooklyn College, 1965.

Career

Case worker, Department Social Service, New York City, 1965-1973; artist, New York City, since 1965; lecturer, since 1978; curator, Forum Gallery, New York City, 1978; teacher, Parson School Design, New York City, 1984; teacher, National Academy Design, New York City, 1985-1988, 94-98.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited one-woman shows Forum Gallery, New York City, 1976, 80, 83, Greenville County Museum Art, 1982, Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, 1982, Schoelkopf Gallery, New York City, 1985, Staemphli Gallery, New York City, 1987, 88, Rahr West Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, University Richmond, 1991, Perlow Gallery, New York City, 1992, 94, Pucker Gallery, Boston, 1984, 96, 98. Group shows include Akron Art Institute, 1974, Minnesota Museum Art, St. Paul, 1981, Pennsylvania Academy Art, Philadelphia, 1982, Boston Museum, 1982, Brooklyn Museum, 1980, 84, National Museum American Art, Washington, 1985, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1985, Huntsville Museum, Alabama, 1987, Butler Institute, Youngstown, Ohio, 1987, 88, Indiana University Art Museum, Joplin, Missouri, 1991, Arkansas Art Center, 1992. Represented in public collections including Boston Museum Fine Art, Brooklyn Museum, Carnegie Institute, Indianapolis Museum, Israel Museum, National Academy of Design, National Museum of Women in Arts, Jewish Museum, New York Public Library.

      , 3M Corporation, Bryn Mawr College, others.

Membership

Member Artists Equity, National Academy Design.

Connections

Daughter of Philip and Jeannette (Newmark) Goldstein. M. Ben-Zion Shechter, February 26, 1969. 1 son, Adam.

father:
Philip Goldstein

mother:
Jeannette (Newmark) Goldstein

spouse:
Ben-Zion Shechter