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educator , glass artist

William Joseph Bernstein, American glass artist, educator. Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grantee, 1975, National Education Association Master Craftsman Apprenticeship, 1976; National Education Association fellow, 1974, North Carolina Arts Council fellow, 1983, masterworks fellow Creative Glass Center American, 1990.

Background

Bernstein, William Joseph was born on December 3, 1945 in Newark. Son of Jacob and Rosalind (Merliss) Bernstein.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Philadelphia University of Arts, 1968.

Career

Artist in residence, Penland (North Carolina) School of Crafts, 1968-1970;instructor, Summervail Workshop, Vail, Coloradoinstructor, University of Southern California, Los Angelesinstructor, Pilchuck Glass Center, Stanwood, Washingtoninstructor, Naples (New York) Mill Schoolteacher, Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem, Israel, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man show Hodges Taylor Galley, Charlotte North Carolina, 1997. Exhibited in group shows at Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Grohe Glass Gallery, Boston, Marx Gallery, Chicago, American Craft Museum, New York City, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Spaso House, Moscow, The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, The Denver Art Museum, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California, Milwaukee Art Museum, J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, Virginia Museum Fine Arts, Richmond, Arkansas Arts Center Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, Galerie Angela Hollings, Hameln, Germany, J&L Lobmeyr, Vienna, Austria, Galerie Rob van den Doel, The Hague, The Netherlands, Isetan Galleries, Japan. Represented in permanent collections the Corning (New York ) Museum of Glass, the Mint Museum Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, National Collection Fine Art, Washington, Greenville (South Carolina) County Museum Art, Austrialian Council for the Arts, Sidney, Morse Gallery Art, Winter Park, Florida, Fort Lauderdale (Florida) Museum Arts, Richard Joshua Reynolds Collection, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Craft and Folk Museum, Los Angeles, Glasmus.

      , Frauenau, Germany, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Glasmus., Ebeltoft, Denmark, J&L Lobmeyr, Vienna, Austria, Asheville (North Carolina) Museum Art, Yamaha Corporation, Japan, Chrysler Museum Norfolk, Virginia, Newark (New Jersey) Museum, Charles A. Wustan Museum Arts, Racine, Wisconsin, Museum Arts Design, New York City.

Connections

Married Katherine Schachter, July 21, 1968. Children: Joshua, Alex.

father:
Jacob Bernstein

mother:
Rosalind (Merliss) Bernstein

spouse:
Katherine Schachter

children:
Joshua Bernstein

Alex Bernstein