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sculptor

Marilyn Newmark, American sculptor. Recipient Anna Hyatt Huntington award, 1970-1972, 75, 78, 80-83, 86, 88, 90, 97, 2002, Gold medal, 1973, award Council American Artists Societies, 1972, 73, 79, 80, Hudson Valley John Newington award, 1973, 77, Gold medal, 1979, Elliot Liskin Memorial award, 1989, 96, Academician National Academy of Design Ellin P. Speyer award, 1974, 93, 99, Artist Fund award, 1982, Michael Gressel award, 2006.

Background

Newmark, Marilyn was born on July 20, 1928 in New York City. Daughter of Edward Ellis and Mabel (Davies) Newmark.

Education

Student, Adelphi College, 1945—1947. Student, Alfred University, New York City, 1949.

Career

Sculptor, specializing in horses, equestrian figures, dogs in sporting scenes. Exhibited in group shows: sculpture exhibition Kentucky Derby Museum, California Academy Science, National Academy of Design, National Arts Club, National Art Museum of Sport (all New York City), James Ford Bell Museum, Wisconsin, Smithsonian Institution, District of Columbia, Museum of the Horse, Kentucky, Philadelphia Academy Natural Sciences, Pennsylvania, California Academy Sciences, Port of History Museum, Pennsylvania. Represented in permanent collections National Museum Racing, Saratoga, New York, International Museum of Horse, Kentucky Horse Park, National Art Museum of Sport, also private collections of Harvey Firestone, Whitney Stone, Ogden Phipps, Bachelor of Arts Hancock Junior, Peggy Agustus, Morgan Firestone, A. Werk Cook.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows Derby Museum, Fleischer Museum, Scottsdale, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wisconsin, Bennington Center for Arts, Vermont, National Academy of Design, New York City, National Arts Club, New York City, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, Museum of Horse, Kentucky, Port of History Museum, Pennsylvania, Marietta/Cobb Museum Art, Wildlife Experience, Denver, National Geography Society, Washington, Allegheny Colleges Galleries, Butler Institute American Art. Represented in permanent collections National Museum Racing, Saratoga, New York, International Museum Horse, Kentucky Horse Park, Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina,also private collections.

Membership

Fellow National Sculpture Society (council 1973-1975, recording secretary 1976, 2008, secretary 1977-1979, recording secretary 2008-2009, council 1981-1983, 92-97, 2006-2008, Bronze medal 1986, Mildred Victor Memorial award 1996, Leonard Meiselman Memorial award 2003), Audubon Artists (Elliott Liskin Memorial award 2000, 02), American Artists Professional League (Gold medal 1974, 77, medal of honorary 1987), Allied Artists American (Gold medal 1981, 93, In Memorium award 1994), Pen & Brush Club (Gold medal 1977, Salmagundi Club award 1982, 83, 91, C. Dunwiddie Memorial award 1999, 2004), Draft Horse Classic (California) (Best of Show 2006-2007, Best in Metal 2008), Society Animal Artists (jury of admissions 1972-1975, 90—, board directors since 1991, vice president since 1998, Legacy award 2002), American Academy Equine Art (founding member, director sculpture 1980—2009), Nassau Suffolk Horsemans Association (director 1968-1982), Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Smithtown Hunt Club, Meadowbrook Hunt Club,Breckenridge Arts Texas(Clay Pitzer Member.award, 2007-2008), Red River Art Texas(IESI award, 2008).

Connections

Married Leonard J. Meiselman, March 15, 1952.

father:
Edward Ellis Newmark

mother:
Mabel (Davies) Newmark

spouse:
Leonard J. Meiselman