Resumé

Born:

September 1, 1938 Barrington, Illinois

Education

1962

BFA, Industrial Design, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

1964

MS, Sculpture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

1964

MFA, Sculpture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Positions held

1964

Instructor of Design, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

1964-72

Assistant Professor, Department of Design, University of California, Berkeley, California

1967-87

Professor, Program Head, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California

Visiting artist at 30 institutions internationally

Collections

Works in over 100 collections including:

Museum of Arts and Design (American Craft Museum; Museum of Contemporary Crafts), New York, New York

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Oakland Museum of California (Oakland Art Museum), Oakland, California

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco Museum of Art), San Francisco, California

Musee D'Art Contemporain, Skopje, Yugoslavia

The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

National Museum of Glass, Leerdam, Holland

Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Holland

Stedelijke Museum, Amsterdam, Holland

Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York

Museum Für Kunsthandwek, Frankfurt, Germany

Kunsthaus AM Museum, Koln, Germany

Kunstsammlungen Der Veste Coburg, Coburg, Germany

Musee de Design ET D'Arts Appliques/Contemporains (Musee des Arts Decoratifs) Lausanne, Switzerland

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

Umeleckoprumyslove Muzeum, Prague, Czechoslovakia

St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, Missouri

Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, Michigan

Musee des Arts Decoratifs (Fonds National d'Art Contemporin) Paris, France

Hokkaido Government Prefectury, Sapparo, Japan

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania

International Glass Symposium Collection, Crystalex, Novy Bor, Czech Republic, 1982 II; 1985 III; 1988 IV; 1991 V; 1994 VI; 1997 VII 2000; Crystalex, A.S./Lemberk Castle

Zsolnay Museum, Pecs, Hungary

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana

Museum of Decorative Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

All-Russia Decorative, Applied and Folk Art Museum, Moscow, Russia

National Museum in Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland

Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts, Montreal, Canada

The Hsinchu Cultural Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Museum of Applied Arts, Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia

Museo del Vidrio, La Granja, Spain

Museo Del Vidrio, Monterrey, N.L. Mexico

Musée Du Québec, Québec City, Québec, Canada

Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

Tacoma Museum, Tacoma, Washington

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California

The De Young Museum, San Francisco, California

Awards / Honors

1974/76

National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship

1983

Honorific Prize, Viconiter '83 1st International Exhibit of Contemporary Glass, Valencia, Spain

1985

"California Living Treasure," Creative Arts League of Sacramento, Sacramento, California

1986

Honorary Life Member, Glass Art Society, Annual Conference, Los Angeles, California

1989

Distinguished Graduate Award for Outstanding Achievement in Art, Barrington High School, Barrington, Illinois

1991

College of Fellows, The American Craft Council, New York, New York

1998

Trustee emeritus, American Crafts Council, New York, New York

2002

Honorary Award for Inspiration and Instigation of the Bay Area Glass Community, California Glass Exchange, San Jose, California

2003

Master of the Medium Award, James Renwick Alliance, Washington, D.C.

2005

Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass 2005 Artist Award

2009

Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award, Glass Art Society, 39th Annual GAS Conference, Corning, New York

Selected one man exhibitions

1969

Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, New York

1969

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

1970

Stedelijke Museum, Amsterdam, Holland

1974

California Institute of Technology, Baxter Art Gallery, Pasadena, California

1978

Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan

1979

University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

1981

Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, Michigan

1982

Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1985

Ree Schonlau Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska

1985

Holsten Galleries, Palm Beach, Florida

1989

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artist Gallery (2 Person Exhibit), Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California

1991

Leo Kaplan Modern, New York, New York

1996

Marvin Lipofsky's World of Glass Show: An Historical Retrospective, Kennedy Art Center Gallery

1996

Holy Names College, Oakland, California

2003

Marvin Lipofsky: A Glass Odyssey, Retrospective, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

2005

Marvin Lipofsky: A Glass Odyssey, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California

2006

Marvin Lipofsky: A Journey in Glass, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California

2009

Marvin Lipofsky: Survey 1969-2009, Micaela Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Marvin Lipofsky: Survey 1969-2009, 555 Concourse Gallery, SF, CA

Lectures / Workshops

Over 300 lectures and/or workshops internationally