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artist , chef

Patricia Lydia Zukas, American Artist, chef. Avocations: healing, cooking, quilting, sewing, yoga. F C. Grantee Artist Space, New York City, 1975; recipient cash award Most Experimental Painting Women's Caucus for the Arts, 1981; recognition National Museum Women inthe Arts, 1994.

Background

Zukas, Patricia Lydia was born on January 1, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Daughter of Thomas Joseph and Margaret (Feuerstein) Zukas.

Education

AAin Management Theater, Dance, Nassau Community College, New York, 1971; Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Fine Arts, Empire State College, 1976; Master of Fine Arts, Maryland. Institute, 1979.

Career

Graduate assistant to Irving Kriesberg, Empire State College, New York, 1971-1972; supervisor art department, Little Mecca Youth Center, Long Island, New York, 1974-1975; instructor, visiting artist Center Creative Studies, College Art and Design, Detroit, 1979-1980; art instructor Metro. College, U. New Orleans, 1981; group counselor, art therapist, Young Adult Institute, New York City, 1981-1982; art instructor Leisure Education, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1983-1984. Guest lecturer Gross Point Artists Association, Detroit, 1979.

Achievements

  • Avocations: healing, cooking, quilting, sewing, yoga. F C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One woman exhibitions include University New Orleans, 1981, Central Hall Artists, New York City, 1983. Group exhibitions include Westbeth Gallery, New York City, 1975, State University of New York Old Westbury, 1974-1975, 76, State University of New York Albany, 1977, Marion Sarach Dance Company, New York City, 1977, Mount Royal School Painting Decker Gallery, Baltimore, 1979, Maryland Academy of Sciences, Baltimore, 1979, Marchand-Parson Gallery, Shelter Is., New York, 1979, Center Creative Studies College Art and Design, Detroit, 1979, 80, Gertrude Stein Gallery, New Orleans, 1981, Scheurich Gallery, New Orleans, 1981, Central Hall Artists, New York City, 1983, University Washington, Seattle, 1985, Seattle Women's Gym, 1985, Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, 1985, Husted Gallery, 1986, Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1992, Willow St. Gallery, Washington, 1992, 93, A. Salon/Willow St. Gallery, Washington, 1993, E St., Washington, 1993, Gallery 76,Wenatchee, Washington, 1995, Confluence Gallery, Twisp, Washington, 1995, 96.

      Dance perfomance The Sannyas Theatre American Renaissance Theater, New York City, 1982. Featured in We'Moon, 1993.

Membership

Founding member Poumonok Movement Company, Sea Cliff, New York, 1976. Founder, president Seattle chapter Women's Caucus for Art, 1984. Delegate national advisory board Women's Caucus for Art, Philadelphia, 1986-1988.

Fellow Vermont Studio Center.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Healing, cooking, quilting, sewing, yoga.

Connections

1 child, Christopher Minchin.

father:
Thomas Joseph Zukas

mother:
Margaret (Feuerstein) Zukas

child:
Christopher Minchin Zukas