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Neil Tetkowski Edit Profile

artist , sculptor

Neil Tetkowski, American artist, sculptor. Member International Academy Ceramics (life).

Background

Tetkowski, Neil was born on December 19, 1955 in Buffalo. Son of Clement and Lenore (Kantor) Tetkowski.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Alfred (New York ) University, 1977. Master of Fine Arts, Illinois State University, Normal, 1980.

Career

Assistant professor, Denison U., Granville, Ohio., 1980-1983;assistant professor, State University of New York College at Buffalo, 1983-1987;independent artist, Tetkowski Studio, Buffalo, 1987-1993;independent artist, Manhattan Studio, New York City, since 1994; Adjunct Professor, Parsons School Design, New York City, since 1993. Active various art events. Lecturer organizations and workshops.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Akasaka Green Gallery, Tokyo, 1985, 92, Mogul Gallery, Washington, 1987, 88, Dolgenos, Bergen and Newman, New York City, 1987, Ueda Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo, 1988, Frank Caro Gallery, New York City, 1990, Grafstrom Gallery, Stockholm, 1990, Hetjens Museum, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1991, Dowson Gallery, Rochester, New York, 1993, Dorothy McRae Gallery, Atlanta, 1995, Myung Sook Lee Gallery, New York City, 1996, Ezair Gallery, New York City, 1997, JBK Gallery, Amsterdam, 1997, others. Exhibited in group shows at Kavesh Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho, 1991, Contemporary Mus, Honolulu, 1991, American Craft Museum, New York City, 1992, Klonorides Gallery, Toronto, 1992, Bologna/Landi Gallery, East Hampton, New York, 1992, Renwick Gallery of Smithsonian, Washington, 1993, Hetjens Museum, Dusseldorf, 1993, Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo, 1994, Dorothy McRae Gallery, Atlanta, 1994, Deitrich Contemporary Arts, New York City, 1995, Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, 1996, Grafstrom Gallery, Stockholm, 1996, University Nevada Art Museum, Las Vegas, 1997, others. Represented in permanent collections at American Craft Museum, New York City, American Center, Tokyo, American Embassy, Tokyo, Museum Western New York Art, Buffalo, Castellani Art Callery, Niagara Falls, New York, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, Georgia Museum Art, Athens, Hetjens Museum, Dusseldorf, House of Japan, Museum Modern Art, Buenos Aires, Huntington (West Virginia) Museum, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, International Museum Ceramics, Faenza, Italy, MacNider Museum, Mason City, Iowa, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, Musee Ariana, Geneva, Museum Applied Art, Helsinki, Museum Modern Art, Kogeikan, Tokyo, others.

      Also corporation and private collections.

Membership

Member International Academy Ceramics (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: natural foods, cooking, traveling, biking, environment.

Connections

1 child, Kristina Alison. Married Olga Valle, October 4, 1996.

father:
Clement Tetkowski

mother:
Lenore (Kantor) Tetkowski

spouse:
Olga Valle

child:
Kristina Alison Tetkowski