12210075a: 25" Bronze Rooster Signed By Elliot Offner
25" BRONZE ROOSTER SIGNED BY ELLIOT OFFNER Elliott OFFNER (1931) Add to portfolio - Estimate an artwork - Post an Ad - Add to MyArtCollection Biography Birth place: Brooklyn, NY Addresses: Northampton, MA Profession: Sculptor, calligrapher Studied: Cooper Union; Yale Univ. (B.F.A.; M.F.A.) with Josef Albers Exhibited: PAFA Ann., 1964, 1966 (prize); NIAL, 1965; "Humanism in New England," De Cordova Mus., 1970; Forum Gal., NYC, 1960s-70s; Int. Fed. Arts Gals., Wash., DC, 1968 (solo),1972 (solo). Awards: Tiffany Found. grants, 1964 & 1965; NIAL grant, 1965; Nat. Environment for Arts & Humanities grant, 1967. Member: Printing Hist. Soc.; Private Lib. Assn.; William Morris Soc.; Wynkyn de Worde Soc. Work: BM; De Cordova Mus., Lincoln, MA; Lowe Art Mus., Syracuse (NY) Univ.; MMA; Joseph Hirshhorn Found. Commissions: eight hammered bronze sculptures, Rehilleth Israel, Brookline, MA, 1959; Ten Commandments (bronze facade sculpture), B'Nai Israel, Northampton, MA, 1963. Comments: Preferred media: wood, bronze. Positions: dir., Rosemary Press, 1967-. Publications: auth ./illustr., The Granjon Arabesque, 1969. Teaching: Univ. Mass., 1959-60; Smith College, 1960-. Sources: WW73; Falk, Exh. Record Series.