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Jules Olitski
Biography
1922
Born Jevel Demikovosky on March 27th in Snovsk, Ukraine.
1923
Emigrated with his mother to Brooklyn, NY.
1939
Scholarship to the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
1939-1942
Attended the National Academy of Design, New York.
1940-1942
Attended the Beaux Arts Institute, New York.
1949
Studied with Ossip Zadkine in the Zadkine School of Sculpture, Paris.
1949-1950
Attended the Academia de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris.
1952
B.S., New York University, New York.
1954
M.A., New York University, New York.
1954-1955
Associate Professor of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY.
1955-1956
Curator, New York University Art Education Gallery, New York, NY.
1956-1963
Art Instructor and Fine Arts Department Coordinator, C. W. Post College, Long Island University, Greenvale, NY.
1963-1967
Instructor in Art, Bennington College, Bennington, VT.
1964
Awarded Purchase Prize, Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
1967
First Prize and Gold Medal, 30th Biennial Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC.
1975
Distinction in the Arts Award, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.
1987
Sally and Milton Avery Professor, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.
1991
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sceinces, Cambridge, MA.
1993
Associate, National Academician, National Academy of Design, New York, NY.
2007
Died on February 4.
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