Isaac Witkin  (American, 1936-2006) 


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Isaac Witkin, Dirge


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Isaac Witkin, Angola


Isaac Witkin
Angola, 1967


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Isaac Witkin, Angola variation


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Angola variation, 1968


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1957 - 1960   Studied at St. Martin's School of Art, London
1961 - 1963   Assistant to Henry Moore
1963 - 1965   Professor of Sculpture, St. Martin's School of Art, London
1965   First Prize, “Prix de La Ville de Paris”, IV Paris Biennale, Paris, France
1975 - 1978   Professor, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
1965 - 1979   Artist in Residence, Bennington College, VT
1981   Visiting Professor, Middlebury College, VT
1981   Guggenheim Fellowship
1985   New Jersey State Council on the Arts Grant
1990   Member of Yale University Art Advisory Committee
1987 - 1991   Member of Bennington College Art Collection Committee
1994   Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant
1990 - 2002   Board Member, International Sculpture Center (ISC)
1990 - 2002   Sculpture Professor, Philadelphia College of Art, PA
1998 - 2002   Member, Royal Society of British Sculptors
2002   State of New Jersey Art Achievement Award, Burlington County College Foundation, NJ
2001 - 2006   Sculpture Professor, Burlington County Community College, NJ
1996 - 2008   Member, National Academy, New York, NY
2007   If Everybody Had an Ocean: Brian Wilson, Tate Gallery, St. Ives, London, and Musee d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux
2007   The Abstract Impulse: Fifty Years of Abstraction. 1956- 2006, National Academy, New York
2007   New Acquisitions. Fall/Winter 2007, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey
2007   New Works, Featuring Isaac Witkin’s “In the Beginning” from the Andre Emmerich Collection, The Fields Sculpture Park, Art Omi International, Ghent, N.Y
2006   How to Improve the World: 60 Years of British Art, Selected Works from the Arts Council of Great Britain Collection (130 Works from the Collection of 7,000+), Hayward Gallery, London
2006   Metamorphosis: British Art and the Sixties, The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, and British Arts Council, London, Tate Britain, London, and the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art, Greece
2006   Isaac Witkin: In Memoriam, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (solo)
2005   Out of the Crucible: Images Born of Fire and Water, Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey (solo)
2005   Recent Modernist Sculpture: Joined, Modeled, Cast, Carved, Poured, Painted, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
2005   Isaac Witkin and George Segal, Rooftop Exhibition, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
2004   Improvisations: Lynda Benglis and Isaac Witkin, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
2002   Tra-la-la: British Sculpture in the Sixties, Tate Britain, Duveen Gallery, London
2002   Grounds for Sculpture, Tenth Anniversary, Hamilton, NJ
2002   Selections: Works from the International Sculpture Center Board, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
2001   Pier Walk, Chicago, Illinois
2001   Isaac Witkin: Major Works Since 1963, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (solo)
2000   Sculpture at the White House: The View From Denver, Jacqueline Bouvier Sculpture Garden, The White House, Washington
2000   Welded! Sculpture of the Twentieth Century, Neuberger Museum of Art’s 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Purchase College, New York
2000   Silver + Gold, Opened at Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado. Exhibition Traveled to: Nohra Haime Gallery, New York; Gallery Simone Stern, New Orleans; Elayne Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida; Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, California
2000   Group Exhibition, Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland
2000   Alva Gallery, Group Exhibition, New London, Connecticut
2000   Sculpture 2000 International Exhibition, Groton, CT
2000   First Night, Many Faces, One Family, Mt. Holly, N.J
1999   The Sculpture Center Anniversary Exhibition, Cleveland, Ohio
1999   Color Sculptures: Britain in the Sixties, Waddington Galleries, London
1998   Philadelphia Sculptors, Ground for Sculpture, Hamilton
1998   Pier Walk '98, Wood Gallery, Chicago
1998   Stages of Creation: Public Sculpture by National Academicians, National Academy Museum, New York
1998   Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (solo)
1997   In Full View, Stedman Gallery, Rutgers University, NJ
1997   Facets of Modern Sculpture, Two Sculptors Gallery, New York
1997   Plastic Fantastic! The New Generation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
1996   Sculpture from New Jersey, New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit
1996   Isaac Witkin: The Past Decade, Grounds for Sculpture, Mercerville (solo)
1994   Sculptural Cross Sections: Productive Partners, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, N.J.
1994   Atlantic Foundation, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, N.J.
1994   Lee Tribe, William Tucker & Isaac Witkin, Marc de Montebello Fine Art, New York
1993   Robert Morrison Gallery, New York
1993   Chelsea Harbour Invitational Sculpture Exhibition, Royal Society of British Sculptors, London
1993   Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (solo)
1992   Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul (solo)
1991   Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (solo)
1991   Nippon International Art Exhibition, Yokohama, Japan
1991   Process to Presence: Issues in Sculpture 1960-1990, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
1991   Festival Sankofa-Masianoke, Debut World Tour, African History Month, Observing World Day of Anti-Apartheid Movements, The United States and South Africa
1990   Directions, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
1990   Patricia Hamilton, New York (solo)
1989   Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles (solo)
1989   Inaugural Exhibition, James A. Michener Fine Arts Center, Doylestown
1989   Recent Small Scale Works, Security Pacific Bank, Costa Mesa, CA
1989   Color and Sculpture, Gimpel and Weitzenjoffer Gallery, New York
1988   Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York (solo)
1986   McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington (solo)
1985   Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York (solo)
1982   McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington (solo)
1982   Mattingly Baker Gallery, Dallas (solo)
1981   Hammerskjold Plaza, New York (solo)
1981   Hamilton Gallery of Contemporary Art, New York (solo)
1979   Isaac Witkin: Bronzes, Hamilton Gallery of Contemporary Art, New York (solo)
1978   Isaac Witkin: Spill Series, Marlborough Gallery, New York (solo)
1977   Thorne Gallery, Keene, New Hampshire (solo)
1977   Tanglewood Music Festival, Tanglewood (solo)
1976   Marlborough Gallery, New York (solo)
1975   Marlborough Gallery, New York (solo)
1973   Robert Elkon Gallery, New York (solo)
1971   Isaac Witkin: Retrospective, University of Vermont at Burlington, VT (solo)
1971   Robert Elkon Gallery, New York (solo)
1970   Bridgeport University, Bridgeport (solo)
1969   Robert Elkon Gallery, New York (solo)
1968   Waddington Gallery, London (solo)
1967   Robert Elkon Gallery, New York (solo)
1966   Isaac Witkin: Recent Sculptures, Waddington Gallery, London (solo)
1965   Robert Elkon Gallery, New York (solo)
1962   Rowan Gallery, London (solo)