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biography of Thea TEWI (1913-?)

Addresses: Forest Hills, NY

Profession: Sculptor

Studied: ASL; Greenwich House, with Lou Duble; Clay Club, with D. Denslow; New Sch. Social Res., with Seymour Lipton.

Exhibited: 18th-20th Ann. New Eng. Exhib., Silvermine Guild Artists, 1965 & 1967-69; NAC Exhib. Relig. Art, 1966; Erie Summer Festival Arts, Pa. State Univ., 1968; Sixth Biennial of Sculpture, Carrara, Italy, 1969. Awards: spec. award for outstanding merit in craftsmanship, Artists-Craftsmen New York, 1967; medal of hon. & first prize for sculpture, NAWA, 1969; first prize for sculpture Am. Soc. Contemp. Artists, 1971

Member: Sculptors League (pres., 1971-); League Present Day Artists (hon. pres.); Nat. Assn. Women Artists (chmn. sculpture jury, 1969-72); Am. Soc. Contemp. Artists; Artists-Craftsmen New York.

Work: Nat. Collection Fine Arts, Smithsonian Inst.; Cincinnati AM; Norfolk Mus. Arts & Sci., Va.; Notre Dame Univ., Ind.; Am. Ins. Co. Corp. Coll., Galveston, Tex.

Comments: Preferred media: stone.

Sources: WW73; D. Meilach, Contemporary Stone Sculpture (Crown, 1970); Margaret Harold, Prize Winning Sculpture & Prize Winning Art (Allied); Int. Encycl. Art (Ancona, Italy).


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