Florence Grippe

Florence Grippe

(1910-2010)

Training
Educational Alliance, N.Y.C -1932-34: drawing & painting
Works Project Adminstration, N.Y.C. -1934-38: drawing, painting & sculpture
Henry Street Settlement, N.Y.C. – 1939-41: pottery with Wm. Soini
92nd Street YMHA -1940: Sculpture & drawing with Peter Grippe

Teaching Experience
1947-54: United Art Workshops of Bklyn Neighborhood Houses: drawing, painting, sculpture & puppetry
1951-57: Brooklyn Museum Art School: Design, underglaze painting, pottery & glaze making
1947 (Summer Session): Black Mountain College, North Caroline: Sculptor’s assistant to Peter Grippe

Exhibitions
1941: New York Council for the Arts – N.Y.C
1945: American Museum of Natural History
1945: Orrefors Galleries, N.Y.C
1946: America House, N.Y.C
1947: Sweden House, N.Y.C
1947: Rena Rosenthal Gallery, N.Y.C
1948: National Art Club – N.Y.C
1948: Laural Gallery, N.Y.C
1949: American Museum of Natural History
1949: Sidney Janis/Betty Parson Galleries (Collaborative Exhibition auction)
1949: Roko Gallery, N.Y.C
1950: Willard Gallery, N.Y.C
1951: 9th Street Exhibition of the New York avant garde artists
1951: Brooklyn Museum Art School
1951: Voloshin/Cox Gallery – Key West Florida
1952: Morris Gallery, N.Y.C.
1953: The Atelier, N.Y.C
1955: Brooklyn Museum Art School
1957: Zabriskie Gallery, N.Y.C
1957: New School for Social Research, N.Y.C
1957: Pyramid Gallery, N.Y.C
1958: Downtown Community School, N.Y.C
1962: Boston College
1974: Guild Hall, Southhampton, L.I.
1978: Provincetown Art Association & Museum, P’town, Ma.
1979: Guild Hall, Southhampton, L.I. (Art Auction)

Portrait Commissions
1969: Doris Brewer Cohen, Lexington, Ma.
1970: Signora Attilio Revere, Locarno, Switzerland
1970: Dr. Luis Martinez, Valencia, Spain
1971: Eduardo Franco Sola, Rome, Italy

Collections
Guild Hall, Southampton, L.I. – “McGovern Mural”, 1972 (46 Long Island artist’s paint-in)
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University: 1979, Portrait of Doris Brewer Cohen on extended loan.
Private Collections: Jacques Lipchitz, James Johnson Sweeney, Grace Borgenicht, Michael Freilich (Roko Gallery), Marian Willard (Willard Gallery), Chris Ritter (Laurel Gallery), Louis Nevelson, Mitchel Siporin and others.

Bibliography
New York Times Magazine Section – July 25, 1942
New York Times Magazine Section – September 22, 1947
New York Times Magazine Section – December 7, 1947
The Daily Star Review of Nassau County – March 1949
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle – November 11, 1951
Glamour Magazine – April 1952
Brooklyn Museum Art School Bulletin – Spring 1956
New York Times – August 19, 1972
The Boston Sunday Globe – August 25, 1978
The Daily Transcript, Needham – 7/19/79
Who’s Who of American Women
Who’s Who in America