Andrea V. Uravitch:  Resume
Solo Exhibitions and Public Space Installations:
  • Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
  • Arlington County Courthouse Plaza, Arlington, VA
  • Arnold and Porter, Washington, D.C.
  • The Fendrick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • Julie Artisans Gallery, New York, NY
  • Mobilia, Cambridge, MA
  • Piedmont Arts Association, Martinsville, VA
  • Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD
  • The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C.
  • The Virginia Institute of Technology, Blacksburg, VA
  • University of Richmond Museum, Laura Robbins Gallery of Design from Nature, Richmond, VA
  • Washington Square, Washington, D.C.
Select Two Person Exhibitions:
  • The International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.
  • 1 Mellon Center/Steel Center Transit Station, Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA (Installation)
E-Mail:  AVUravitch@verizon.net

BIRTH:                 May 12, 1949, Cleveland, Ohio
EDUCATION:       B.F.A., Cleveland Institute of Art; private study in welding and photography
MEDIA:                Mixed media sculpture (ceramic, fiber, metal, paper) and photography
Select Group Exhibitions:
  • Albany Museum of Art, Albany, GA
  • Albrecht Museum, St. Joseph, MO
  • Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
  • American Center for Physics, College Park, MD
  • American Cultural Centers:
  •         Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  •         Antananarivo, Madagascar
  •         Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  •         Kigali, Rwanda
  • The American Center for Physics, College Park, MD
  • American Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA
  • Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
  • Arlington County Courthouse Plaza
  • Arts Club of Washington, Washington, D.C.
  • Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
  • Bank of Arts Council Gallery, New Bern, NC
  • Bloomington Park District Museum, Chicago, IL
  • Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
  • Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
  • The Charles Sumner School Museum, Washington, D.C.
  • Children's Museum of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, TN
  • C.I.G.N.A. Museum and Art Collection, Philadelphia, PA
  • The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
  • Creative Arts Center, Sunnyvale, CA
  • The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
  • Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
  • Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD
  • Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
  • University of Delaware, Gallery 20, Newark, DE
  • 11th International Sculpture Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Ellipse Gallery, Arlington, VA
  • Elon College, Elon, NC
  • Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI
  • Garmatz Federal Building, Baltimore, MD
  • Glen Echo Gallery, U.S. Department of the Interior, Glen Echo, MD
  • Goldman Art Gallery, Gildenhorn/Speisman Center for the Arts, Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, Rockville, MD
  • Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA
  • Hand Workshop, Richmond, Virginia
  • Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum, Logan, KS
  • The Harley School, Wilson Arts Center, Rochester, NY
  • Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD  
  • Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, MT
  • Hutchinson Art Association, Hutchinson, KS
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI
  • Jefferson National Exposition, St. Louis, MO
  • John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
  • Lehigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem, PA
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • Manhattan Art Council, Manhattan, KS
  • Student Union Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Springfield, MA
  • McLean Project for the Arts, Emerson Gallery, McLean, VA
  • Mississippi Museum, Jackson, MS
  • Monmouth County Museum, Monmouth, NJ
  • Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
  • Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD
  • Mulvane Art Center, Topeka, KS
  • Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
  • Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA
  • National Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Natural History Museum, Port Louis, Mauritius
  • National Library, Mbabane, Szwaziland
  • Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
  • Okefenokee Heritage Center, Waycross, GA
  • Ponca City Art Association, Ponca City, OK
  • PPG Place, Pittsburgh, PA
  • The Public Art Trust, Washington, D.C.
  • Pyramid Atlantic, Washington, D.C.
  • Sawtooth Center for Visual Design, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  •         The National Zoo
  •         The Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art
  •         Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) Introductory Gallery
  • Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
  • South Arkansas Arts Center, El Dorado, AR
  • Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
  • Charles Sumner School Museum, Washington, D.C.
  • Sushi, Inc., San Diego, CA
  • The Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH
  • Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
  • Texas A & M Memorial Student Center Gallery, Dallas, TX
  • The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C.
  • The Textural Arts Gallery, London, England
  • Towson State University, Holtzman Art Gallery, Towson, MD
  • Truman Hall, Residence of the United States Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium
  • Margaret Trowell School of Art Gallery, Kampala, Uganda
  • Washington Square, Washington, D.C.
  • Washington Women's Art Center, Washington, D.C.
  • West Nebraska Arts Center, Scotts Bluff, NE
  • Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS
  • Charles A. Wustum Museum, Racine, WI
Selected Awards:

Arlington County Arts Commission Grant, Arlington County, VA
Cleveland Museum of Art, May Show, Special Mentions, Cleveland, OH
Convergence '92 - Washington I Exhibition, Second in Show, Washington, D.C.
Friends of the Charles Allis Art Museum Special Award, Milwaukee, WI
National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Craft Fellowship, Washington, D.C.
Reinberger Foundation Award, Cleveland Institute of Art Alumni Show, Cleveland, OH
Three Rivers Art Festival, Jurors' Discretionary Award for indoor sculpture,  Pittsburgh, PA
Teaching

Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen Arts Camp (ceramics, fiber, photography), Interlochen, MI
Instructor for Photography and Silk Screening, Arlington County Schools, VA
Assistant Instructor for Commercial Art, Arlington County Schools, VA
Visiting Artist/Instructor in fiber sculpture, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Lectures and Demonstrations

Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA
"National Sculpture Conference:  Works by Women," University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
11th International Sculpture Conference, Washington, D.C.
Fairfax County, VA, high schools
Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA
Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Potomac Craftsmen, Washington, D.C.
Renwick Gallery, National Collection of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Rochester Weavers' Guild, Rochester, NY
Smithsonian Institution/Fieldcrest Corp. "Traveling Crafts Fair"(toured 18 American cities for the Bicentennial)
St. Louis Weavers' Guild, St. Louis, MO
The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C.
Towsen State University, Towsen, MD
University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Other Art Experience

Guest Curator, art exhibitions – Target Gallery (Torpedo Factory) Alexandria, Va.; Grace Gallery, Reston, Va. –
Ellipse Gallery, Arlington, Va.
Member of Gallery 10 (co-op gallery) Washington, DC.

James Renwick Alliance, Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Board of Directors - 1986 to 1992, 1993 to July 1997
National Resource Board - 2000 to Present
Co-chairman of the Spring Forum (lectures) - 1990 to 1997
Vice President - 1988 to 1990
Events Photographer - 1987 to 1992
Crafts Tour Organizer - 1987 to 1992
Virginia Craft Task Force, Member, 1989-1990
Commercial photographer

Collections

Museum of Arts and Design, NYC
Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Corporate Collection of Jim Henson
Kamm Teapot Foundation
Chew/Frye Collection
Gizelle and Benjamin Huberman Collection
Paul and Elmerina Parkman Collection