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Miriam Schapiro

March 8, 2001 - March 8, 2001

Miriam Schapiro

Public Presentations*

In the Heat of the Winter 1995 Artist Proof 65 x 33.5 inches - Screen Print No. 12 in the Goshen College Art Gallery Exhibition. Image rights reserved by the artist


Thursday, March 8 @ 7:00 PM – Open to public – no charge*
Goshen College Mennonite Church
Reception immediately following in the Goshen College Art Gallery


Friday, March 9 @ 10:00 AM – Open to public – no charge*
Goshen College Mennonite Church
Reception immediately following in the Goshen College Art Gallery

*There is no charge, but if possible, do let us know the size of your group so that we can accommodate the size of the audience. If you are bringing art students, give us a call or send and e-mail so your students can meet our art faculty/artists and we can show them some to the art highlights on campus.


Miriam Schapiro has been making and exhibiting art for 53 years. She is well known as a leader in two contemporary art movements: Feminist Art and Pattern and Decoration.

Most recently, Miriam Schapiro’s work was included in the exhibition, The American Century: Art & Culture, 1950-2000 organized by the Whitney Museum in New York.

A book on Miriam Schapiro: Shaping the Fragments of Art and Life by Thalia Gouma Peterson was recently published by Abrams.

She currently has two major solo exhibitions traveling the country:

  • Miriam Schapiro: Works on Paper: A Thirty-Year Retrospective
  • A Retrospective of Paintings, 1954 – 1997

She has received six honorary Doctorate degrees, Grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, a grant for artists in residency at Bellagio Study Center in Bellagio, Italy; the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship; the Djerassi Foundation Residency in Woodside, CA; Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency – Master Class; a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship; Ford Foundation Grant at Tamarind; the Honors Award, The Woman’s Caucus for Art; N.Y. State Teacher’s Assn. Certificate of Recognition; N.Y. State NARAL, 25th Anniversary.

Her work is part of the following collections:

Allen Memorial Art Museum on Oberlin, Ohio
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
Harvard University’s Fogg Museum
The Jewish Museum, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Hirshhorn & Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Missoula Museum of Arts, Montana
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Peter Ludwig Collection, Aachen, Germany
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
Whitney Museum of Art, New York
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia

Miriam Schapiro is represented by

Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, 3550 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33127
T: 305-573-2700, F: 305-573-2722, email: steinbaumgallery@aol.com,


Links to biographies and exhibitions of Miriam Schapiro

Links to images by Miriam Schapiro


March 8, 2001
March 8, 2001
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