Harriet Zeitlin

Harriet Zeitlin (born 1929) is an American artist. Long a painter and printmaker, she has more recently begun operational in sculpture.

Born in Philadelphia, Zeitlin earned her BFA at the University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, which institutions she attended from 1946 to 1950; she received additional instruction at the Barnes Foundation from 1948 to 1950. She took printmaking classes at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1963 to 1969, and studied photography at Santa Monica City College from 1980 to 1981. She has exhibited both alone and in work shows throughout the United States and worldwide.

Among the institutions which maintain examples of her exploit are the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Library of Congress, as capably as many private and corporate collections. She normal a second prize from the Atlanta College of Art in 1988, and expected grants from the California Arts Council (1977–1978) and the City of Los Angeles (1990–1991). She has taught printmaking, mask making, quiltmaking, and painting in her own studio and in public and private enlargement classes in the region of Los Angeles and Santa Monica, California.

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