Sidney Geist (1914-2005)

Born 1914 in Paterson, New Jersey

Solo Exhibitions
1950
Galerie Huit, Paris

1951
Hacker Gallery, New York

1957
Tanager Gallery, New York

1959
Dilexi Gallery [two artists], San Francisco

1960
Tanager Gallery (April), New York
Tanager Gallery (November), New York

1969
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson

1974
Artists Space, New York

1976
Ingber Gallery, New York

1978
Ingber Gallery, New York

1983
Ingber Gallery, New York

1988
Ingber Gallery, New York

1992
New York Studio School, New York
Gallery Tsubaki, Tokyo
Takamiya Gallery, Osaka

2005
Jason McCoy Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions
1939
Newark Museum, Newark

1940
American Abstract Artists Annual, American Fine Arts Galleries, New York

1941
American Abstract Artists Annual, Riverside Museum, New York

1942
American Abstract Artists Annual, American Fine Arts Galleries, New York

1943
Art of this Century Gallery, New York

1949
Salon de Mai, Paris

1950
Salon de Mai, Paris
Salon de la Jeune Sculpture, Paris
Galerie Huit, Paris
Hacker Gallery, New York

1951
Instituto Mexicano–Norteamericano, Yucatán
Hacker Gallery, New York
Biblioteca Cervantes, Mexico City
Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Mexico City
Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, New York

1952
Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, New York
Hacker Gallery, New York

1953
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Hacker Gallery, New York

1953
Tanager Gallery, New York

1954
Artists Annual, Stable Gallery, New York
Tanager Gallery, New York

1955
Artists Annual, Stable Gallery, New York
Tanager Gallery, New York
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

1956
Artists Annual, Stable Gallery, New York
Tanager Gallery, New York
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York

1957
Riverside Museum, New York
Tanager Gallery, New York
Artists Annual, Stable Gallery, New York
New Sculpture Group, Stable Gallery, New York

1958
New Sculpture Group, Stable Gallery, New York
Tanager Gallery, New York
Carnegie International, Pittsburgh

1959
San Francisco Art Association, San Francisco
New Sculpture Group, Stable Gallery, New York
Tanager Gallery, New York

1960
American Annual, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago
Tanager Gallery, New York
New Sculpture Group, Stable Gallery, New York

1961
New Sculpture Group, Stable Gallery, New York
"The Private Myth," Tanager Gallery, New York

1962
Silvermine Guild, New Canaan
"The Closing Show," Tanager Gallery, New York
Polari Gallery, Woodstock

1965
Bridge Gallery, New York

1965–67
American Federation of Arts, traveling

1966
Capricorn Gallery, New York

1969
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore

1971
Good Shepherd – Faith Presbyterian, New York
Panther 21 Legal Defense Exhibition

1972
Landmark Gallery, New York

1974
Landmark Gallery, New York

1975
International Summer Exhibition, Court Gallery, Copenhagen
Landmark Gallery, New York

1976
Landmark Gallery, New York
Ingber Gallery, New York
Neuberger Museum, New York

1977
Queens Museum, New York
Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York
Pleiades Gallery New York
Landmark Gallery, New York

1978
Pleiades Gallery, New York
Landmark Gallery, New York

1979
Landmark Gallery, New York
Ingber Gallery, New York

1980
Landmark Gallery, New York

1981
Ashawagh Hall, Springs

1985
Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia

1986
Denise Cade Gallery, New York

1987
New York Studio School, New York

1995
Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York

1997
Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York

2000
Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York

2002
Gallery 18, New York

2004
Gallery 18, New York

2005
New York Studio School, New York

Education
1949–50
Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris, with Ossip Zadkine
1946 Art Students League, New York, with Jose de Creeft
1935, 45–46 Art Students League, New York, with William Zorach
1931–37 Apprentice to Paul Fiene, Woodstock, New York
1931–33 St. Stephen’s College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Governmental Employment
1943–45 United States Army/Private
1938–40 New Jersey Federal Arts Project (WPA)/Sculptor

Teaching
1991 The Caring Studio, Vermont (Summer)
1989 International School of Art, Todi, Italy (Summer)
1987 Vermont Studio School (Summer)
1967–81 Vassar College
1964–67 New York Studio School (Director, 1965–66)
1961–65 Pratt Institute
1960 Southern Illinois University
1958–59 University of California, Berkeley
1956 Brooklyn College

Awards
1960 Olivetti Award
1975–76 Guggenheim Fellowship