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Sheila Meyer Benedis Edit Profile

sculptor

Sheila Meyer Benedis, American sculptor. Recipient International award Women in Design, 1983, Purchase award Channel 13 Art Auction, 1984; program on her work TCI Cable, 1996.

Background

Benedis, Sheila Meyer was born on June 5, 1936 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Maurice William and Tessie Y. Meyer.

Education

Bachelor, Mount Holyoke College, 1958. Master of Science, Pace University, 1987.

Career

Judge Westchester County Womens Clubs, Pocantico, New York, 1996. Lecturer in field; artist resident Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, 1996, Valparaiso Foundation,, Almeria, Spain, 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Interchurch Center, New York City, 1996, St. Peters Church, Citicorp, New York City, 1997, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1997, Chappaqua (New York ) Library., 1998, Anthropomorphism: the Artist Book, Ceres Gallery, New York, 2002. Exhibited in group shows at Castle Gallery, 1993, 95, Gallery of Hastings, New York, 1993, 95, 97, Corvallis (Oregon) Center, 1994, Paramount Center, Peekskill, New York, 1994, 97, Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1994, Interchurch Center, 1994, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, 1994, 95, Pace University, Pleasantville, New York, 1995, Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, 1997, Beyond Reading: Sculptural Book Arts, Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia 2003.

      Represented in permanent collections at Neuberger Museum, 1995, Museum Applied Arts, 1994.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, walking in woods.

Connections

Married Howard Benedis, September 1969. 1 child, Greg.

father:
Maurice William

mother:
Tessie Y. Meyer

spouse:
Howard Benedis

child:
Greg Benedis