biography of Sigmund ABELES (1934)

Birth place: NYC

Addresses: Northwood, NH

Profession: Printmaker, sculptor

Studied: Pratt Inst; Univ SC, BA, 1955; ASL; Skowhegan Sch Painting & Sculpture; Brooklyn Mus Sch.; Columbia Univ, MFA, 1957.

Exhibited: WMAA, 1966, Human Concern & Personal Torment, 1969; 28 American Printmakers, Rijksacademie, Amsterdam, Holland, 1968; American Contemporary Prints--one, Inst. Contemp Art, London, Eng, 1970; Master Prints of the 20th Century, BMFA, 1971; Associated American Artists Gallery, NYC, 1970s. Awards: Grant & award, NIAL, 1965; sabbatical grant, Nat Coun Arts & Humanities, 1966; grant for graphics, Louis Comfort Tiffany Found., 1967.

Work: MoMA; Mus Arte, Ponce, PR; PAFA; PMA; BMFA.

Comments: Teaching: Swain Sch Design, New Bedford, Mass, 1961-1964; Wellesley Col, 1964-1969; Boston Univ, 1969-1970; Univ NH, 1970-.