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DINA WIND (1938-2014) PROFESSIONAL CV

 

EDUCATION:
c. 1970-1990 Studio classes with Philadelphia artists Sam Feinstein, Tom Gaughan, and Leon Sitarchuk

1974        M.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1972        Certificate of Art Appreciation, Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA

1961        B.A., Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2019        Philadelphia Fine Arts Fair, with Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia PA

2018        Dina Wind: Stainless, Philip & Muriel Berman Museum at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

2016-18  Springs: The Sculpture of Dina Wind, Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA

2016        Dina Wind: Springs! Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2015-17   Hanging Gardens of Babylon at URBN Urban Outfitters, The Navy Yard, Philadelphia PA

2015        Transformations, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2014        Celebration of Life, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

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2006        Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2003        Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2000        Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Salem State College, Salem, MA

1999        Sylvia White Gallery, New York, NY

1997        Viridian Gallery, New York, NY

1996        Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1994        Viridian Gallery, New York, NY

1993        Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1992        Viridian Gallery, New York, NY

1990        Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1988        Viridian Gallery, New York, NY

Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1987        Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

1986        Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY

Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1983        Faculty Club, University of Pennsylvania, PA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2018        Aqua Art Miami, Miami Beach, FL

2015        Art Hamptons, Long Island, NY

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2012        Force of Nature, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2011        Flirting With Abstraction, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2011        PIFA Fair Display, Philadelphia, PA

2009        Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA

Art a la Mode, 950 Mode, Philadelphia, PA

2008        Philadelphia Sculptors at West Chester University,

West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (also 1985 – 2008)

2007        Now ApPIERing, Atlantic City Art Center, Atlantic City, NJ

Newton’s First Law, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006        Metals and More, Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Combining Forces, Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD

2005        Philadelphia Sculptors: A Case for Art, juried exhibition and auction, Philadelphia, PA

2004        discontent, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Night and Day, Borowsky Gallery, The Gershman Y, Broad & Pine Streets, Philadelphia,

PA

Nexus Heads South, Dundalk Gallery, The Community College of Baltimore County,

Baltimore MD

On the Edge, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Loveladies, NJ

2001        Philadelphia Sculptors @ The Federal Reserve Bank, Federal Reserve Bank, Philadelphia, PA

Art at Girard, Founder’s Hall, Girard College, Philadelphia, PA

Art for Artists’ Sake: 2001; Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA

2000       Captured Vision, Philadelphia Sculptors at Washington Square, Washington, DC (also 1998)

Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2000, Juried Exhibition, The State Museum of Pennsylvania,  Harrisburg, PA (also ‘99,’97, ‘96)

Art Works/Water Works, Invitational Exhibition,The Shops at Liberty Place, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Sculptors 2000, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

1999        Juried Exhibition, Mayfair Festival of the Arts,
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA (also 1998)

Juried Exhibition, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA (also 1998 and 1992)

Artscape 2000 Minus 1, Juried Exhibition, Baltimore’s Festival of the Arts, Baltimore, MD

1998        Sylvia White Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Sylvia White Gallery, New York, NY

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Bestiaries, Norbert Considine Gallery, Stuart Day School, Princeton NJ

Philadelphia Sculptors: A Group Exhibition, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

1998         Sculpture Garden Exhibition, Invitational

Exhibition, Burlington County College, Pemberton, NJ

1997        Up from Manhattan, Invitational Exhibition, College of Mount St. Vincent, Riverdale, NY

What’s New in Small Dimensions, Invitational Exhibition, Zone one contemporary,

Asheville, NC (also 1996)

Viridian Gallery, New York, NY (also 1987 – 1997)

1996        Diversified Influences, Invitational Exhibition, CCI Gallery, Boston, MA

Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA (also 1992, ‘85)

Invitational Exhibition, John Jay College, New York, NY (also 1990, ‘89)

1995        Invitational Exhibition, Borowsky Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (also 1991, ‘90)

Lost & Found, Juried Exhibition, Nabisco Gallery, East Hanover, NJ

Invitational Exhibition, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA (also 1976 – 1986)

1993        Invitational Exhibition, Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA (also 1990)

Invitational Exhibition, Vera Redmond Gallery, Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA (also 1992)

Juried Exhibition, Main Line Center of the Arts, Haverford, PA (also 1992, ‘91, ‘86)

Juried Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA (also 1985)

1992        Columbus Quincentennial, Invitational Exhibition, Liberty State Park, NJ

Invitational Exhibition, Lever House, New York, NY

Owen Patrick Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

23rd Annual Juried Show, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

1991        Juried Exhibition, The Gallery at the State Theater Center for the Arts, Easton, PA

WomanWorks 91, Invitational Exhibition, Central Baptist Church, Wayne, PA

Juried Auction, Manayunk Community Center for the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Invitational Exhibition, The South Jersey Art Show. Cherry Hill, NJ

Invitational Exhibition, The Wharton School, University of Pa., Philadelphia, PA (also 1986, ‘85)

1990        Juried Exhibition, Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission, Camden, NJ

15th Anniversary Show, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY (also 1986)

A Salon des Refuses.: Art at the Armory, The Armory, Philadelphia, PA

Limited Addition Gallery, Long Beach Island, NJ (also 1989)

Nexus at Amos Eno, Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY

1989        Jun Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (also 1988)

1988        Susquehanna Mid-Atlantic Juried Art Exhibition, Selinsgrove, PA

Triennial Juried Exhibition, Artists Equity, Penn’s Landing Museum, Philadelphia, PA

1987        Juried Exhibition, Harrisburg Art Center, Harrisburg, PA

1986        20th Annual Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts Juried Sculpture Exhibition, State College, PA

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, St. Francis College, Allentown, PA

40th Annual Juried Exhibition, The Pen and Brush, Inc., New York, NY

 

AWARDS:

2019        Outstanding Philadelphia Artist Award, Philadelphia Fine Arts Fair (April 2019)

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2000        First Prize, Sculpture, Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2000 Juried Exhibition, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

1999        Honorable Mention, Juried Art Show, Mayfair Festival of the Arts, Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA

1998        Merit Award for Sculpture, Juried Visual Arts Exhibition, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

1997        Honorable Mention, Art of the State: Pennsylvania ‘97, Juried Exhibition, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

1992        Louise Cramer Award for Sculpture, Woodmere Art Museum 52nd Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

Merion Art and Repro Award for Sculpture, Annual Professional Juried Exhibition, Main Line Center for the Arts, Haverford, PA

1991        Robert Kramer Memorial Award for Sculpture, Annual Professional Juried Exhibition, Main Line Center for the Arts, Haverford, PA

1986         Irvin Sall Memorial Award for Professional Sculpture, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA

Honorable Mention, The Pen and Brush, Inc., New York, NY

Heicklen & Bogash Award, Annual Open Professional Juried Exhibition, Main Line Center for the Arts, Haverford, PA

 

MUSEUM AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Philip and Muriel Berman Museum at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton NJ

Hechinger Collection, International Art and Artists, Washington DC

The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzlia, Israel

Penn Medicine – Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Reading Public Museum, Reading PA

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

The West Collection, SEI, Oaks, PA

Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA

 

PRIVATE AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS INCLUDING:

Barberes Body Shop, Ardmore, PA

Bridgette Mayer, Philadelphia, PA

Dee Paper Co., Chester, PA

Fields Associates, Tokyo, Japan

MDC Industries, Inc., Philadelphia, PA

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Philadelphia, PA

Omicrom Research, Inc., Broomall, PA

Spector, Gadon & Rosen, Philadelphia, PA

Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates, Philadelphia, PA

Waxman Consulting Engineers, Philadelphia, PA

And numerous private collections

 

COMMISSIONS & ENLARGEMENTS

Harp of David #1, 1985/2018– 26’ enlargement of the 26” original, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton NJ

Spring & Triangle, 1985/2016 –30’ enlargement of the 37” original, Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA

 

FOUNDATIONS

2018 Creation of the Dina Wind Art Foundation

 

PRESS:

Dube, Ilene. “Sculpture Grounds’ New ‘Harp’ Sings with Possibilities” U.S.1, October 17, 2018

Mancuso, Michael. “Welding the Wind. A towering new piece at Grounds for Sculpture” Newark Star-Ledger, July 23, 2018

Lieberman, Michael. “The Woodmere Art Museum—Past, Present, and Future” The Artblog

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“As we tow, so shall we reap.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, (April 18, 2000), p. F-1.

Bartholomay, Mary. “Dina Wind at Pleiades.” Manhattan Arts, vol. IV, no. 4 (December, 1986), p. 1.

Barrie, Brooke. Grounds for Sculpture, Philadelphia Sculptors:
A Group Exhibition, catalogue. Hamilton, New Jersey (July, 1998)

Beyer, Rita. “Annual Juried Exhibit Open at Woodmere.” Chestnut Hill Local (April 9, 1992), p. 45.

Csaszar, Tom. “Dina Wind: Nexus Gallery.” Sculpture Magazine (October, 2000), pp. 68-69.

“Dina Wind: Black Islands”. DVD. Ictus Initiative, 2007.

Donohoe, Victoria. “Art.” The Philadelphia Inquirer (April 8, 1988).

Donohoe, Victoria. “Art of Beauty that Also Entertains.” The Philadelphia Inquirer (April 4, 1986), p. 39.

Donohoe, Victoria. “Art Review: West Chester University.” The Philadelphia Inquirer (February 10, 2008), p. L14.

Donohoe, Victoria. “Juried Exhibit Draws Regional Talent.” The Philadelphia Inquirer (February 2, 1992), pp. 24-M.

Donohoe, Victoria. “Painters Familiar and New.” The Philadelphia Inquirer (April 12, 1992), p. 10-M.

Hamill, Pete. Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1995, p. 146.

Keel, Frank J. “Profile: Dina Wind.” Main Line Times (November 23, 1986).

Merkel, Joseph. “Dina Wind Transforms Scrap.” ARTSpeak, vol. IX, no. 8 (December 16, 1986).

Roberts, Diana. “Artists in the 1990’s: Dina Wind – Breaking New Ground.” Manhattan Arts (March/April, 1992), p. 12.

Rosen, Rita. “Artist’s Sculpture for Wiesel is a Personal Project.” The Jewish Exponent (June 17, 1994), p. 10-X.

Shaw, Alexandra. “Dina Wind – Viridian Gallery.” Manhattan Arts (January, 1989), p. 23.

Sozanski, Edward J. “Franklin’s Thoughts Transformed.” The Philadelphia Inquirer (November 8, 1990), p. 7-C.

Summer Exhibition: Philadelphia Sculptors A Group Exhibition. Grounds for Sculpture (July 1998).

Viridian Gallery, New York. Viridian Gallery, catalogue. New York: Thorner Press, 1992.

West Collection, Pennsylvania. West Collection, Spring 2007 Brochure, cover contains the image of Black Island #3, 2006 installation. West Collection (Spring 2007)

Wetmore, Joan. “Artist Profile: Urban Transformation: From Graveyard Junk to New Life Aesthetics.” Gallery Guide: Philadelphia/MidAtlantic (April, 2000) p. 7.

Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia Sculptors 2000. Catalogue. Pennsylvania (October, 2000).

Wooster, Ann Sargent. “Dina Wind: Metal Sculpture.” Essay in catalogue (1997)

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Dina Wind: Harp of David #1 Catalogue of enlargement and installation at Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton NJ.  Essays by Tom Moran, Chief Curator, Grounds for Sculpture, and John Wind; Summer 2019

 

Dina Wind: Stainless, Catalogue of Philip & Muriel Berman Museum, Collegeville, PA exhibition. Essay by Judith Stein; 2018

 

Spring & Triangle: The Sculpture of Dina Wind, Book in conjunction with the enlargement of Spring & Triangle 1985/2016 and the exhibition Springs: The Sculpture of Dina Wind, both at Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA, along with Dina Wind: Springs! Exhibition at Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; 2016

 

Dina Wind: Transformations, Catalogue in conjunction with the exhibition of same name, Essays by William Valerio, Ph.D, Director of Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA and Lee Stoetzel, West Collection, Oaks, PA. Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; 2015

 

Dina Wind Metal Sculpture, Catalogue with essay by Anne Sargent Wooster; 1997

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Website: dinawindart.org

 

Gallery: bridgettemayergallery.com

bmayer@bridgettemayergallery.com

 

Foundation: John Wind

President, Dina Wind Art Foundation

jywindart@gmail.com