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Freda Tschumy

3610 Bayview Rd
Miami, FL 33133, U.S.A.
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Phone: 3054442825
Email: fctschumy@aol.com
URL: http://tschumy.com/artist

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EDUCATION

1988-90    University of Miami, FL: MFA (sculpture: William Ward)

1963            Accademia di Belli Arti, Rome, Italy (painting, drawing)

1961-63       Art Students’ League of New York (painting, drawing)

1957-61         Vassar College: BA (English, Art History, Religion, studio Sculpture)

TEACHING

2008-present    Adjunct professor, Foundry, Miami-Dade College, Kendall, FL

2004-6          Foundry Vice-President and Instructor, ArtSouth, Homestead, FL

1991-03          Foundry Director, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

1992-03          Instructor, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

1990-03          Instructor, Art after Dark, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

1990-92          Bass Museum School, Miami Beach, FL

1988-90          Teaching Assistant, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

1987                 Artist-in-Residence, Hawaii School for Girls, Honolulu, HA, November

1980-89          Instructor, sculpture, Metropolitan Museum School, Coral Gables, FL

 SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010     “Drawings by Freda Tschumy,” Societa Dante Alighieri/Alliance Francais                   Gallery, Miami, FL; March 14-March 24

2008    “Encounter Art: Freda Tschumy, Featured Artist,” Windisch-Hunt Fine                    Art, Coconut Grove, FL; March 30-May 4

2004-5  “Flow 2,” The Parthenon, Nashville, TN; December 11, 2004-March 5,                          2005     

2004    “Flow 1,” The Women’s Park, Miami-Dade County Parks Department,                        Miami, FL; Jan. 16-March 10

2003     "Sculptor Freda Coffing Tschumy," Key West Museum of Art & History at                 the Custom House, Key West, FL; June 5-August 31

2002     “Women Singular,” Deering Estate, Dade County Parks Department,                         Miami, FL

1999     “Bronze Sculpture, Freda Coffing Tschumy,” 4 Star Gallery, Indianapolis,                 IN

1999     “Sculpture in Bronze & Fossil Coral, Freda Coffing Tschumy,” Anderson                      Fine Art Center, Anderson, IN

1999     “Earth Spirit, Cast Bronze Sculpture by Freda Tschumy,” Ellen Noel Art                      Museum, Odessa, TX

1999     “Bronze Sculpture by Freda Tschumy,” Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw,                    MI

1998     “Freda Tschumy, Sculpture,” Gibbes Museum, Charleston, SC

1996     “FREDA TSCHUMY, Sculpture,” Jaffe Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL;                          October 10-November 9

1994     “Freda Coffing Tschumy, Sculpture,” Heim America Gallery, Fisher Island,                FL; March 18-April 16

             “Sculpture by Freda Tschumy,” By Design, Coral Gables, FL; Dec. 9-Feb. 28

1990     “quARTette, MFA Exhibition, 1990,” Lowe Museum, University of Miami,                  Coral Gables, FL; May 3-May 27

1987     “Tschumy/Twenty Years,” retrospective, Metropolitan Museum and Art                          Center, Coral Gables, FL; Jan. 7-Feb. 8

1986     “unfolds,” The Continuum Art Center, Miami Beach, FL:  May; The College                    Center Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY:  June; Amherst College                    Music Center, Amherst College, Amherst, MA:  Sept.

1984     “Sculpture,” The Gallery at Mayfair, Miami, FL:  April

1983     “New Growth,” The Gallery at Mayfair, Miami, FL:  April

1980     “Far Out, Far East, Modular, Molecular, Sculptural Experience,” The                                Continuum Gallery, Miami Beach, FL: February

1979     “Equilibria,” Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL: November 19-December                30

1978     “Paintings,” Continuum Gallery, Miami Beach, FL: March

1974     “New Work,” Miller and King Gallery, Miami, FL: November

            “Trees and Other Creatures,” Barry College, Miami, FL: February 4-March 4

PUBLIC ACCESS COMMISSIONS

2009    “Lisa Anness Portrait Plaque,” commemorative plaque for butterfly garden,                  Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden, Coral Gables, FL

2004-6 “Centennial Tree Bench,” bronze bench, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

2005     Book spines to honor donors, cast aluminum, FIU Wolfsonian Museum, Miami Beach, FL

2005     “Marjory Stoneman Douglas,” life-size bronze sculpture for Biscayne Nature                Center, Key Biscayne, FL; on loan to Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

1999     “Cross & Flame,” exterior bronze sculpture, South Miami 1st Methodist                            Church

1992     “Time Capsule,” bronze time capsule to be exhumed in year 2020, Dade                          County Women'sPark

1987-89“Light Gate,” plexiglass & stainless sculpture for lobby, Main Library,                                 Melbourne, FL

1984     “Sunstream,” mosaic design for pool, Banyan Bay Apartments, Miami, FL

1980-83“Tetrahelix & Son,”sculpture for University Station, Metrorail Rapid Transit,                  Dade County, FL

1978     “Florida Land & Sea,” collage for doctor’s building lobby, Coral Gables, FL

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONORS

2000    Award of Excellence, Art in the Downtown, Ft.Lauderdale's Downtown                         Development Authority        

1999     Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who,  published spring 2000

1996     Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who’s Who, published                     spring 1997

1994     Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who, published fall 1994

1992     Barbara Gillman Gallery Merit Award, “Botanica Tropica,” Royal Poinciana                     Fiesta Art Exhibition, Miami, FL

1991     Honorary Life Membership, Florida Psychoanalytic Foundation, Miami, FL

1990     Fine Art Achievement Award, Arts Advisory Council, Binney & Smith,                             Easton, PA

              Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, University of Miami Chapter, Coral                     Gables, FL

1989     Posey Foundation Scholarship, Leslie T. Posey and Frances U. Posey                                 Foundation, Sarasota, FL

1987     First Prize, WCA Biennial II, all Florida exhibition; Juror: Joyce Kozloff, artist,                 New York, NY