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  • Judith Liberman's CV

    Judith Liberman's CV

    Judith Liberman

    10 Longwood Drive, #339
    Westwood, MA 02090
    Tel: 781 326 5785
    Fax: 781 326 0860
    email: liberman@tiac.net

    Selected Solo Exhibitions

    2006 Threads of Rememberance, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Beachwood, OH
    2006 Honoring My Brother, Temple Ohabei Shalom (permanent exhibit), Brookline, MA
    2005 Holocaust Wall Hangings V, Temple Museum of Religious Art, Cleveland, OH
    2005 Biblical History Wall Hangings, Temple Museum of Religious Art, Cleveland, OH
    2005 Self Portraits of a Holocaust Artist, Temple Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, Chester, CT
    2004 Holocaust Wall Hangings IV, Temple Museum of Religious Art, Cleveland, OH
    2004 Holocaust Wall Hangings III, Temple Museum of Religious Art, Cleveland, OH
    2004 Reflections on Man's Fate, Florida Holocaust Museum. St. Petersburg, FL
    2003 Holocaust Wall Hangings II , Temple Museum of Religious Art, Cleveland, OH
    2003 Holocaust Wall Hangings I, Temple Museum of Religious Art, Cleveland, OH
    2003 Women in the Holocaust: Holocaust Paintings , Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, OH
    2001 Self Portraits of a Holocaust Artist , The William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
    2001 Honoring My Brother , Temple Ohabei Shalom (permanent exhibit), Brookline, MA
    1999 Holocaust Paintings, Hatikvah Holocaust Center, Springfield, MA
    1999 Exploring History and Memory, Perkins Gallery, Striar JCC, Stoughton, MA
    1999 Lamentations: Ceramic Works, Dodd Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
    1999 Holocaust Wall Hangings, Museums at Stony Brook Stony Brook NY
    1998 Escape into Color, Depot Square Gallery, Lexington, MA
    1998 Beginnings, Depot Square Gallery, Lexington, MA
    1997 The Holocaust, New England Biolabs, Beverly, MA
    1997 Holocaust Wall Hangings, Hatikvah Center, Springfield, MA
    1997 Reflections, Depot Square Gallery, Lexington, MA
    1996 Holocaust Paintings, Newton Free Library, Newton, MA
    1995 Holocaust Wall Hangings, Jorgensen Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
    1994 Holocaust Wall Hangings, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
    1992 Holocaust Wall Hangings, Yad Vashem Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
    1992 Holocaust Wall Hangings, Mishkan L'Omanut Museum, Ein Harod, Israel
    1990 Holocaust Wall Hangings, Starr Gallery, Jewish Community Center, Newton, MA
    1990 Exhibit of the Month, Haifa Museum of Modem Art, Haifa, Israel
    1989 Holocaust Paintings, Hebrew College Museum, Brookline, MA

    Selected Juried Group Exhibitions

    1999 Selections from the Jewish Artists Network, Starr Gallery, JCC, Newton, MA
    1999 Absence / Presence, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    1997 Mirror, Mirror: Women in Self-Portrait, Smithtown Arts Council, NY
    1996 Metaphor for the Twentieth Century, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
    1995 Dream House, Habitat Benefit Exhibit, Pittsfield, MA
    1988 Newton's Own, New Art Center, Newton, MA
    1984 Emerging Jewish Artists of New England, Sherator Hotel, Boston, MA
    1976 Marigold Garden Show, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
    1974 Boston Visual Artists Exhibition, Cyclorama, Boston, MA
    1973 Women Artists Exhibiting inBboston, City Hall, Boston, MA

    Travelling Exhibitions

    1. The Holocaust Wall Hangings, cosponsored by Ori Z. Soltes, ExDirector, National Jewish Museum, Washington DC, and Stephen M. Goldman. Director, Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg, FL.
    2. Mounted fullcolor reproductions of the Holocaust Wall Hangings and mounted color photographs of the Ceramic Sculptures, sponsored by the Haifa Museum of Modem Art, Haifa, Israel.

    Museum Collections

    • Yad Vashem Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
    • Haifa Museum of Modern Art, Haifa, Israel
    • DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
    • The Jackson Homestead Museum, Newton, MA

    Selected Public Collections

    • The American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay, Boston, MA
    • Andover Newton Theological School, Newton, MA
    • Arts in Progress, Jamaica Plain, MA
    • Baha'i World Center, Haifa, Israel
    • Boston Career Link, Boston, MA
    • Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
    • Casa Nueva Vida, Jamaica Plain, MA
    • Center for Women & Enterprise, Boston, MA
    • Committee to End Elder Homelessness, Boston, MA
    • Dimock Community Health Center, Roxbury, MA
    • Greater Boston Legal Services, Boston, MA
    • Hatikvah Holocaust Center, Springfield, MA
    • Inman Street Apartments, Cambridge, MA
    • Jackson Garden Apartments, Cambridge, MA
    • Jewish Community Center, Springfield, MA
    • Manning Apartments, Cambridge, MA
    • The McGrath House, Boston, MA
    • The Mom's Project, Roxbury, MA
    • Multicultural Aids Coalition, Boston, MA
    • The Nate Smith House, Jamaica Plain, MA
    • Newton Free Library, Newton, MA
    • Reali Hebrew High School, Haifa, Israel
    • Solomon Schechter School, Newton, MA
    • Somerville Community Access TV, Somerville, MA
    • Stoneham Senior Center, Stoneham, MA
    • Tewksbury Hospital, Tewksbury, MA
    • Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts, Roxbury, MA
    • YMCA, Cambridge, MA

    Membership in Professional Art Organizations

    • New York Artists Equity Association
    • Society of Contemporary Artists
    • National Association of Women Artists
    • Newton Art Association

    Art Education

    1968 - 1988 DeCordova Museum School, Lincoln, MA (drawing, painting graphics, sculpture etc.)
    1987 - 1988 Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA (painting etc.)
    1976 - 1977 Boston University School for the Arts, Boston, MA (art education, fiber arts etc.)
    1964 - 1966 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (painting)
    1963 - 1964 Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA (drawing, painting)

    General Education

    1956 LL.M., University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI
    1954 J.D., University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, EL
    1951 M.A., University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1950 B.A., University of California, Berkeley, CA

    Honors

    1975 The artist's book, The Bird's Last Song (Addison Wesley, 1976), named as one of the "Fabulous Books of 1976"
    1956 American Law Book Prize, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI
    1954 Order of the Coif, First in her Class, University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, IL
    1950 Phi Beta Kappa, Highest Honors, University of California, Berkeley, CA

    Publications

    • The Holocaust Wall Hangings , Yad Vashem Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 1992
    • The Bird's Last Song , AddisonWesley Publishing Company, Reading, MA, 1976
    • Introduction to Public International Law , School of Law and Economics,Tel Aviv, Israel, 1954

    Video

    • The Holocaust Wall Hangings , produced by Judith Liberman and Bob Lewis, 1996

    Selected Bibliography

    1999 Glazer, Debbie, Jewish Artists Bring Biblical Texts to Life,  The Jewish Advocate, July 30August 5, 1999

    1999 Montminy, Judith, Visual Interpretation of Thought and Spirit, Boston Sunday Globe, Boston, MA, July 18, 1999

    1999 Kerins, Annabelle,, Maps of Horror, Newsday, Long Island, NY, April 9,1999

    1999 Judith Liberman Law Professor, Writer, Artist The Art Connection, No. 2, Spring 1999

    1999 Harrison, Helen A., Unorthodox Uses of Paper and Other Materials: The Holocaust Wall Hangings, Art Reviews, The New York Times, Long Island, February 28, 1999

    1999 Berman, Beth,, Holocaust Wall Hangings are a Haunting Reminder,, TimesBeaconRecord,, Setauket, NY, February 18, 1999

    1999 Hubel,, Joy Alter, Tragic Beauty, The Jewish Week, Long Island, January 22, 1999

    1999 Absence / Presence: The Artistic Memory of the Holocaust and Genocide, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 1999

    1998 Who's Who in the East 1999-2000, Marquis, 27th Edition, New Providence, NJ, 1998

    1998 Myers, Arthur, Contrasting Images, The Newton Tab, September 10,1998

    1998 Payne, Libbie, Liberman Show Turns on Colors, People and Places, The Boston Sunday Globe, NorthWest Weekly, August 30, 1998

    1997 Unger, Miles, Judith Liberman: Self-Portraits of a Holocaust Artist and Other Explorations of the Human Condition, Art New England, December 1997/Jan 1998

    1997 Hatikvah Holocaust Education and Resource Center of Western Massachusetts,, Mapping the Holocaust,, Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 1, November 1997

    1997 Gelbwasser, Michael,, Springfield JCC Adds Space for a Holocaust Education Center, The Jewish Advocate, Vol. 187, No. 46, November 1420,, 1997

    1997 Hamel, Chris, A Feeling of History, UnionNews, Springfield, MA, November 12, 1997

    1997 Sedley, Jeremy, Ed., New Art International: A Selection of Recent Works by World Contemporary Artists, Book Art Press, New York

    1997  Carlock, Marty, Images Merge into Collage of Evil, The Boston Globe, Boston, Ma, September 21, 1997

    1997 Brown, Sheldon S., Reflecting Her Own Image in Scenes of the Holocaust, The Jewish Journal,, Salem, MA, September 19,1997

    1996 Sedley, Jeremy, Ed., New Art International: A Selection of Recent Works by World Contemporary Artists, Book Art Press,, New York

    1995 Schoenberg, Mollie L., Ed., People in the Arts: Newton, Newton Free Library, Newton, Ma

    1995  Boulton, Clint, Wall Hangings Convey Horror of Genocide, The Daily Campus, University of Connecticut, Storrs CT, November 3, 1995

    1995 Karmel, Terese, A Harsh Reality in Soft Designs,, The Chronicle,, Willimantic, CT, October 19,1995

    1995 Schwendenwien, Jude, Holocaust Wall Hangings Emotionally Overwhelming, The Hartford Courant,, Hartford,, CT,, October 1, 1995

    1995 Unger, Miles, Spotlight: The Art of the Unthinkable: Exhibitions of the Holocaust, Art New England, April/May 1995

    1995 Angel, Lorraine, Psychology Student's Reaction to Museum Exhibit, North Shore Community College Pennon, Danvers, MA, April 12,1995

    1995 McGeehan,, Dan, Ed., Liberman '54 and the Holocaust Wall Hangings,, The University of Chicago Law School Record, Vol. 41, Spring 1995

    1995 Heinemann, Fredi A., Three Colors of the Holocaust, The Tab Community Newspapers, Needham, MA, January 10, 1995

    1995 McQuaid, Cate, Touching Tales, The Boston Phoenix, Boston, MA, January 6, 1995

    1994  Silver, Joanne,, Fabrics are Poignant Canvas for War Images, Boston Herald, Boston, MA, December 23, 1994

    1994 Temin, Christine, On Decordova Walls, the Fabric of Bell The Boston Globe, Boston, MA, December 14, 1994

    1992 Hagrizi, N., Hanging on the Wall, Al Hamishmar, Tel Aviv, Israel, July 27, 1992

    1992 Drubetskoy, Tanya, The Holocaust Wall Hangings, Vremya, Tel Aviv, Israel, March 7, 1992

    1989 Fosse, Jill M., Ed., Artists Work Exhibited,, The Law School Record, The University of Chicago Law School, Vol. 35, Fall 1989

    1989  Howard, Marjorie Artist Gives Haunting Images of Holocaust, Boston Herald,, Boston,, MA, May 5,1989

    1978 Goodstone, Joan, Propoer Bostonians, The Magazine of the Boston Herald American, Boston, Ma, April 3 0, 197 8

    1976 Weitzman,, Judith Firman, Children learn Gently About Death, The Newton Times, Newton, MA, April 28,1976

    1974 Aronson, Judith Paull and Shapiro, Ruth Dokton, A Time for Living, E.P. Dutton Co., Inc., New York

    1973 Nahum, Katherine, Liberman's Paintings Overwhelm the Eye, The Newton Times, Newton, MA, May 9,1973

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