Gertrud Parker 1930, AT
1930 Born in Wien (AT)
1951 - 1954 Fine Art Studies at University of Wisconsin and San Francisco State College Textile- and Fiberworkstudies at Mendocino Art Center
1982 - 1985 Founder and Director of the San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, CA
1982 - 1989 Chairman of the Board, SF Craft and Folk Art Museum, CA
Awards 1987 Award of Merit, Three-dimensional Mixed Media, California State Fair, CA.
Mann Society of Artists, Award, Ross, CA
1988 Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Fiber, New York
1992 Art of California Magazine Discovery Awards, Bronze Award Honorable Mention, ´Capital Convergence‘92´, Washington, D.C.
1993 Richard A. Florsheim Art Fund Grant
1997 Gold Medal, first prize, 7th International Exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden
1998 Ornament for the White House Tree (one of six artists in California)
"Gertrud Parker at the Richmond Art Center" by Frank Cebulski ‚ Artweek September 2002
"Textile Miniaturen", Artemis Galerie, Görlitz, Germany (catalogue)
"The Visceral Sculpture of Gertrud Parker" by Peter Selz
"Judging the Book by its Cover", Spertus Museum, Chicao, II.(catalogue)
"The 7th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition", University of Hawaii Art Gallery
Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Japan (catalogue)
"Gertrud Parker: Sheer Artistry", by Amy Winter, Ph.D., Woman‘s Art Journal, May 1999
Who‘s Who in American Art 1995-96, 2001 -2002
Doramay Keasbey, Sheer Delight-Hand-woven Transparencies, SteIIa Publishing House, 1990
Wayne Freedman, Producer, KRON-TV (NBC affiliate, San Francisco), ‘Inside Art‘, 1988
|Last update: 30 January 2014|
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