Preserving the artist's heritage

Mildred Hurwitz

Interviewed in 2005
Sponsored by University of the Arts
Kathleen Giandonato and Hannah Ratzlaff, Interns
Fern Denney, Docent
Derek Dressler and Rosalie Kenney, Videographers
Trish Siembora, Advisor

Artist's Statement:
My work is largely influenced by Cubism in that I stress the appearance or Form and Volume. I believe that the objects or shapes, as depicted, should give a three dimensional sensation in appearance. I try always for an overall balanced canvas.

Selected Collections:
- Loew’s Hotel, Philadelphia PA
- University City Science Center, Philadelphia PA
- Orkand Corporation, Silver Spring MD
- Eisenstein Collection, Chicago IL
- Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia PA

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
- Parallels Gallery 2003
- Dubin Gallery, Philadelphia PA

Selected Group Exhibitions:
- Biennale International, Florence, Italy 2003
- Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia PA 1998, 2004
- Chicago Art International Expo 1998
- Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
- Tyler College of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia PA
- Cheltenham Art Center
- Philadelphia Water Color Society, Bryn Mawr PA
- Art in City Hall, Philadelphia PA
- Art at the Armory, Philadelphia PA

Selected Awards:
- Charles Knox Smith Founder’s Prize, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia PA 2004
- Chester County Art Association Excellence in Concept Development
- First Prize, Narberth Art Group, Radnor PA
- Erwin Seltzer Memorial Award, Cheltenham Art Center

Professional Experience:
- Art Educator, Maple Shade School System, NJ 1963-1965
- School District of Philadelphia
- Artist’s Representative
- Assistant Curator, University City Science Center

- Master of Science in Art Education, Rowan State College, Glassboro NJ 1973
- Bachelor of Fine Arts, Philadelphia College of Art 1967
- Diploma, Philadelphia Museum School of Art 1943
- Graduate Study: Tyler College of Fine Art, Temple University; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; University of Pennsylvania; Rosemont College, Rosemont PA

Gallery Affiliation:
Moderne Gallery, 111 North third Street, Philadelphia PA 19106


Contact Information:
310 Museum Towers
1801 Buttonwood Street
Philadelphia PA 19130
Studio: Studio 212, 915 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia PA 19123