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artist , art dealer

Paul Ray Edelstein, American Artist, art dealer. Recipient Honorary Mention award Mid South Fair, Memphis, 1977, Station WKND, Public Broadcasting Service, Memphis Orpheum Theatre, award Meridian Museum of Art, Mississippi, 1979.

Background

Edelstein, Paul Ray was born on November 21, 1955 in Marion, Kentucky, United States. Son of Samuel Bernard and Eline (Lefkowitz) Edelstein.

Education

Bachelor in Russian Language, University Memphis. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy.

Career

Artist, Memphis, Tennessee, since 1970; art gallery director, Paul Edelstein Gallery, Memphis, since 1989; art agent, Edelstein/Dattel Art Investments, Memphis, 1985-1989. Sustainer Memphis Brooks Museum, since 1980, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, since 1981, Municipal Art Gallery, Jackson, Mississippi, 1985-1990. Friend Art Today, Memphis, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Avocations: foreign languages including Arabic, German, Hebrew, French, Latin, Spanish, others.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at Memphis International Airport, 1996, Madison Avenue Gallery, Memphis, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Art donor LeBonheur Hospital, Memphis, 1980-1987, Memphis Brooks Museum Gala, 1986-1990. Counselor Suicide and Crisis Intervention, Memphis, 1974-1981, Rape Crisis Center, Memphis, 1974-1981. Member Russian Honor Society (certified Merit 1980).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: foreign languages including Arabic, German, Hebrew, French, Latin, Spanish, others.

Connections

1 child, Polly Rose.

father:
Samuel Bernard Edelstein

mother:
Eline (Lefkowitz) Edelstein

child:
Polly Rose Edelstein