National Museum of Women in the Arts
Louise Fishman
1939 - present
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Photograph of Louise Fishman, courtesy of the artist
Place of Birth:
Philadelphia
Nationality:
American
Phonetic Spelling:
loo-EEZ FIHSH-mehn
Minority status:
White non-Hispanic
Work Type/Media:
Books and manuscripts, Painting, Textiles and clothing
Artistic Role(s):
Book Artist, Painter, Textile Artist, Weaver
Style:
Abstract Expressionism , Conceptual Art, Feminist Art
Place(s) of Residence:
New York City
Where Trained/Schools:
University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA (1965) Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, PA, USA (1963) Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA (1958) Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA (1956-1957)
Related Visual Artists:
influenced by Eva Hesse influenced by Agnes Martin friend of Judy Chicago friend of Paula Cooper
Fellowships, grants and awards:
Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC, USA (1994) General Support Grant, Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York, NY, USA (1986) Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY, USA (1986)
Earliest exhibition:
National Watercolor and Drawing Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA, USA (1963)
NMWA exhibition(s):
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution
Artist retrospective(s):
Louise Fishman: Small Paintings 1979-1992, Temple Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA (1992-1993) Louise Fishman: Paintings, 1986-1992, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA (1992) Louise Fishman: Small Paintings 1979-1991, Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, USA (1991)
Two Hearts, 1981
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Two Hearts
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