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painter , printmaker

Phyllis Estelle Seltzer, American painter, printmaker. Secretary Edgewater Homeowners Association, Cleveland, 1976-1978. Member American Society Aesthetics, New Organization Visual Arts Cleveland (vice president 1974), Cleveland Center Contemporary Art, Print Club of Cleveland Museum Art. (president 1983-1984), New Organization Visual Arts Cleveland, Artists Archives of the Western Reserve.

Background

Seltzer, Phyllis Estelle was born on May 17, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Max and Lillian (Weiss) Finkelstein.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1949. Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1952. Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1955.

Postgraduate, Case Western Reserve University, 1970.

Career

Faculty, U. Iowa, 1950-1952;Faculty, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1954-1955;Faculty, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, 1966-1970;program coordinator arts and humanities, Cleveland State University, 1969-1971;program coordinator arts and humanities, Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio., 1970-1972;art interior designer, Dalton, VanDijk, Johnson, Cleveland, 1973-1974;private practice as designer, Cleveland, 1975-1987. Lecturer Scuola di Grafica, Venice, Italy, 1994.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Designer poster Cleveland Bicentennial, 1975. Executed elevator murals Stouffer Inn on Square Cleve, wall murals Bistrot des Artistes, Cleveland, 1987, Highland Grill, Chicago, 1990, Indian's Administration Building Gateway Commission, Cleveland, 1994. 3 commissioned paintings for Society National Bank, Cleveland.

      4 commissions on video for New Cleveland Campaign, 1994-1995. Commissions Baker & Hostetler, Cleveland, 1999, Intercontinental Hotel, Cleveland Clinic, 2003. One-person shows include Vixseboxse Gallery, 1983, Old Detroit Gallery, 1985, Women's City Club, 1987, Bonfoey's, Cleveland, 1989, 91, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, 1990, Galerie Bubaco, Venice, Italy, 1993, Bonfoey Gallery, Cleveland, 1994, SG Gallery, Venice, Italy, 1994, 1995, A.T. Kearney, Incorporated, Cleveland, 1997, Upper Arlington Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, Ohio, 1998, Beachwood (Ohio) Center for Arts, 1998, University Hospitals Gallery, Cleveland, 1998, University Print Club, Cleveland, 1999, Cleveland Metroparks, 2000, VEGA, Marghera, Venice, Italy, 2000, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, 2001, Artecultura, Milan, Italy, 2001, The Shoreby Club, Cleveland, 2002, Galleria Modigliani, Milan, Italy, 2003, AAWR, Cleveland, 2004, AAWR, Cleveland, 2004, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, 2005, Ursuline College, Cleveland, 2005.

      Group shows include Mitchell Museum, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 1979, Associated American Artists, New York City, 1986, National Print Exhibition, Trenton, New Jersey, 1988, Butler Institute American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 1989, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1989, Cleveland Museum Art, 1990, 93, Art Expo, New York City, 1990, Artlink Contemporary Art Space, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1990, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, 1991, Bolton Gallery, Cleveland Playhouse, 1992, Wasmer Gallery, Ursuline College, Cleveland, 1992, North Dakota Print and Drawing Annual, University North Dakota, 1992, 93, Mansfield Art Center, Ohio, 1992, Americana '92, Hong Kong, 1992, New York Print Fair, 1992, 94, The Hammond Galleries, Lancaster, Ohio, Urban-Suburban, Bonfoey Company, Cleveland, Great Northern Corporation Center, Cleveland, Dutchess County Art Association, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1992, Michael Ingbar Gallery of Architecture, New York City, 1992, Jane Haslem, Washington, 1993, Hunterton Art Center, Clinton, New Jersey, 1993, Central Pennsylvania Festival of Arts, 1993, Northeastern Ohio Art Dealers Association Fine Arts Expo., 1993, Florida Printmakers Society, 1993, Cleveland Center Contemporary Arts, 1993, 94, 95, Alexandria Museum Art, 1993, Cleveland Museum Art, 1993, Central Pennsylvania Festival of Arts, 1993, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, 1993, Trenton (New Jersey) State College, 1993, Bonfoey Company, Cleveland, 1993, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, New Jersey, 1993, National Printmaking Exhibition, 1993, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, 1994, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, New Jersey, 1994, NOADA Expo., Tower City, Ohio, 1994, 95, Art Multiple Dusselforf, Germany, 1994, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, Palm Springs (California) Desert Museum, 1995, Jayson Gallery, Chicago, 1995, Citysights, 1995, Cleveland Play House, 1996, Print Biennial, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1996, The Park Synagogue, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, 1996, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, New Jersey, 1996, Artists Archives Wsestern Reserve Inaugural Exhibit, 1997, Concept Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, 1998, Bausch and Lomb Exhibit.

      50 Women in American, New York City, 1998, Michael Ingbar Gallery Architect Art, New York City, 1998, University Minnesota, 1998, Upper Arlington Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, Ohio, 1998, Beachwood (Ohio) Center for Arts, 1998, 2001, New York City Print Fair, 1999, Studio Gallery, Cleveland, 1999, Beck Center, Lakewood, Ohio, 1999, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, 2000, 02, 04, AAWR, Cleveland, 2000, 01m 02, 03, 04, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 2000, 02, Cooperstown (New York ) Art Association, 2000, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York, 2000, Ursuline College, Cleveland, 2000, New York City print Fair, 2000, Butler Institute American Art, Salem, Ohio, 2001, Dead Horse Gallery, Lakewood, Ohio, 2001, Master of Fine Arts Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland, 2001, Beck Center, Lakewood, Ohio, 2001, Cleveland State University, 2001, Galleria Modigliani, Milan, Italy, 2002, 20 North Gallery, Toledo, Ohio, 2003, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2003, AAWR, Cleveland, 2003, 2004, 2005, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, 2004, New York History Society, New York City, 2004, New York Print Fair, New York City, 2004, 2005, Chicago Art Fair, 2005, Salon des NEO Refuses', Cleveland, 2005, 2006, AAWR, Cleveland, Art Chicago, 2006, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cleveland, others.

Membership

Secretary Edgewater Homeowners Association, Cleveland, 1976-1978. Member American Society Aesthetics, New Organization Visual Arts Cleveland (vice president 1974), Cleveland Center Contemporary Art, Print Club of Cleveland Museum Art. (president 1983-1984), New Organization Visual Arts Cleveland, Artists Archives of the Western Reserve.

Connections

Married Gerard Seltzer, May 31, 1953. Children: Kim, Hiram.

father:
Max Finkelstein

mother:
Lillian (Weiss) Finkelstein

spouse:
Gerard Seltzer

children:
Kim Seltzer

Hiram Seltzer