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Harriet FeBland

  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace New York, NY
  • Birth Date b.1924
  • Deathplace New York, NY
  • Death Date d. 2018
  • Website http://harrietfebland.com/
1. photo: Ed Peterson

“Geometry is a force, it has its own power and because of this it became my language of choice to best express the meaning of my work—its symbolism and content.” – Harriet FeBland
Harriet FeBland was born, educated, and trained in New York, attending Pratt Institute, New York University, American Artist School, Art Students League, and other schools. She also lived and studied for many years in England and France, and participated actively in European art circles. Upon her return to the United States in the 1960s, she opened studios in New York and Westchester.
She was soon recognized as a pioneer Constructivist artist after a major New York exhibition “Plastic in Art” at the Galerie International. She worked with unusual and innovative materials for the time, including Plexiglas, acrylics, metals, and electricity. Over her long career, there have been many solo exhibitions of FeBland’s works, and numerous invitational exhibitions for her paintings, sculptures, drawings, and graphics.
In 1962, she founded the Harriet FeBland Art Workshop, a school for advanced painters in West Chester and New York, where she served as the director until 1993. In addition to inclusion in numerous publications, and earning many fellowships and awards, her work has been collected by the Library of Congress, print collection, Washington, DC; Pepsico, NY; Cincinnati Art Museum, OH; State of Hawaii; and Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, NJ among many others.
More information on this artist can be found at http://harrietfebland.com.

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