Miriam Schapiro passed away June 20th, 2015.
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Born: 1923, Toronto, Canada
Died: 2015, Hampton Bays, New York at age 91.
Education: State University of Iowa (B.A. 1945, M.A. 1946, M.F.A. 1949).
Residence: New York City/East Hampton.
Teaching: State University of Iowa; Parsons School of Design, NYC; University of California; California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA; Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia.
Major Awards: Tamarind Fellowship, 1963; Ford Foundation Grant, 1964; National Endowment of the Arts, 1976 and 1985; Yaddo Felllowship, 1981.
Gallery Affiliations: Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York.
Museum Collections: Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of Art, New York; Hirschorn Museum, Washington D.C.; Santa Barbara Art Museum.
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Rubinstein, Charlotte Streifer. American Women Artists; from Early Times to the Present. Avon Books, NY, 1982
Gauma-Peterson, Thalia. "The Theater of Life an Illusion in Miram Schapiro's Recent Work." Arts Magazine, March 1986
Cummings, Paul. Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists, Fifth Edition. St. Martin's Press, NY, 1988
Emanuel, Muriel et al, eds. Contemporary Artists. St. Martin's Press/Macmillan, NY, 1983