biography of Harold ALTMAN (1924-2003)

Birth place: NYC

Addresses: Lemont, PA

Profession: Etcher, educator

Studied: ASL; Cooper Union Sch Art; Acad. Grande Chaumiere, Paris, France.

Exhibited: Four shows, PAFA Ann., 1963-1969; Five American Printmakers, Basel, Switz., 1965; Second Inter-Am. Biennial Printmaking, Santiago, Chile, 1965; A Decade of American Drawings, WMAA, 1965; WMAA Ann., 1969-73; solo show, Everson Mus. Art, Syracuse, NY, 1969; solo and group shows throughout Europe, Japan, Israel & others. Awards: Guggenheim fels., 1960-1962; Nat. Acad. Arts & Lett. Award, NY, 1963; Fulbright res. fel., 1964-1965.

Member: Soc Am Graphic Artists.

Work: MoMA; WMAA; BMFA; PMA; MMA. Commissions: Print ed., Jewish Mus., New York Hilton Hotel, Soc. Am Graphic Artists, Container Corp. Am. Great Ideas of Western Man Series.

Comments: Teaching: prof drawing & painting, Pa. State Univ., University Park.