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  • Tel-Aviv, Israel


  • Tyler School Of Art, Temple University, M.F.A., 1977
  • Sir George Williams University, Montreal, Canada, B.F.A., 1974


  • Tyler School of Art
    Temple University
    2001 N. 13th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19122

  • 2000-Present: Associate Professor of Crafts, Director of Weekend Art Workshops Fall/Spring
  • 1985 - 1999: Adjunct Associate Professor of Metals; Director of Weekend Art Workshops Fall/Spring
  • 1987, Spring: Assistant Professor of Metals
  • 1974 - 1985: Part-time Instructor in Metalsmithing & Jewelry
  • 1984 - 1985: Director, PRE-COLLEGE CRAFT WORKSHOPS FALL/SPRING Program
  • 1976: Assistant in Electroforming Workshop, (funded by N.E.A.), Summer Session
  • 1975 - 1976: Graduate Teaching Assistant in Metalsmithing & Jewelry
  • 1975: Graduate Teaching & Technical Assistant, Summer Session
  • 1975: Graduate Technical Assistant in Electroforming
  • 1976 - 1978: Moore College of Art, Visiting Lecturer in Metalsmithing & Jewelry

  • American Craft Museum (New York)
  • Congregation Mikveh Israel (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Tyler School of Art, Temple University, (Philadelphia, PA)
  • National Park Service, (Delaware)
  • Helen Williams Drutt (Philadelphia, Pa)
  • K.Z. LaCroix, (Montreal, Canada)


  • 1981: Award, "Johnson Matthey Platinum Jewelry Design Competition"
  • 1977: Prize, "Copper, Brass & Bronze Show", University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  • 1976: Second Prize, "Sterling Silver Design Competition Sterling Silversmiths Guild of America


  • 1988: NEA Funded SNAG Research Grant, Society of North American Goldsmiths
  • 1976: Crafts-in-the-Park Grant, National Park Service
  • 1974: Scholarship, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

  • Member, Society of North American Goldsmiths
  • Board Member, Friends of Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Philadelphia Chapter 1982-
  • Assistant Secretary Treasurer, Friends of Bezalel Academy of Art & Design Jerusalem, Israel, Philadelphia Chapter 1978-1982
  • Board Member, Tyler School Of Art Alumni Association, Philadelphia, PA 1982- Present
  • Member, Walnut Street Theater Art Committee Philadelphia, PA 1979-1981

  • 1992: "Helen Drutt Collection," Museum of Applied Arts, Helsinki, Finland
  • 1990: "Group Exhibition," Galerie Jocelyne Gobeil, Montreal, Quebec Canada
  • 1984: "Modern Jewelry: 1966-1984", Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts, Montreal, Canada, Honululu, Hawaii
  • 1982: "Platinum Jewelry Exhibition", Garrard Crown Jewelers, London, England
  • 1976: "Metals Invitational 1975 A.D.", Traveling Exhibition, Australia

  • 1990:
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    • "1990 Metals Invitational Exhibition," Haynes Fine Arts Gallery, Montana State University School of Art, (Bozeman, Montana)
    • "Silver: New Forms & Expressions," National Ornamental Museum, (Memphis, TN)
    • "Contemporary Artifacts 1990," National Museum of American Jewish History, (Philadelphia, PA)
    • "Silver: New Forms & Expressions" National Ornamental Museum (Memphis, TN)
  • 1989:
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    • "Silver: New Forms & Expressions" Fortunoff (New York, NY)
  • 1988:
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    • "In Celebration of the Container" Historic Bethlehem (Bethlehem , PA)
    • "Chicago New Art Forms Exposition" Navy Pier (Chicago, IL)
    • "Contemporary Artifacts 1988" National Museum of American Jewish History, (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 1987:
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    • "Innovations/Applications, Technological Pioneers in Metalsmithing" Tyler School of Art, Temple University (Elkins Park, PA)
    • "International New Art Forms" Exposition Navy Pier (Chicago, IL)
    • "Crafts National II" SUNY Buffalo, (Buffalo, NY)
    • "Masters of Ceremony" Klutznick Museum, (Washington, DC)
    • "Wichita National 1987" (Wichita, KS)
    • "Invitational Jewelry Show", Gallery 500, (Elkins Park, PA)
    • "Hollowware '87", Tower Fine Arts Gallery, (Brockport, NY), Tyler Art Gallery, SUNY Oswego, (Oswego, NY)
  • 1986:
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    • "Contemporary Metals USA 2",Downey Museum of Art (Downey, CA)
    • "Modern Jewelry: 1964-1984, Helen W. Drutt Collection", Cleveland Institute of Art, (Cleveland, OH), Philadelphia Museum of Art, (Philadelphia, PA)
    • "Ten x Ten" National Museum of American Jewish History, (Philadelphia, PA)
    • "1986 Exhibition" The Jewish Community Museum, (San Francisco, CA)
    • "Photocrafts", Brookfield Craft Center, (Brookfield, CT)
  • 1985:
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    • "Beauty of Holiness", National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA
    • "Plastic Crafts", Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT & Brookfield, SoNo, Norwalk, CT
    • "Scents & Non-Scents", Signature Gallery, Boston, MA, & Hyannis, MA
  • 1984:
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    • "Earring Expo", Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, NY
    • "Hanukkah Lamp Showcase" National Museum Of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA
    • "Invitational Alumnae Exhibition" Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1983:
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    • "Contemporary Artifacts 1983", The National Museum of American Jewish History, (Philadelphia, PA)
    • "Winter Whites" Aaron Faber Gallery, (New York, NY)
  • 1982:
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    • "Third Annual Selected University Metalsmiths " Norman R. Eppink Art Gallery, Emporia State University, (Emporia, KS.)
    • "2ND National Invitational Exhibit of Wedding Rings & Bands" Precious Objects Gallery, (Los Gatos, CA.)
  • 1981:
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    • "Art and Technology" Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, (NY)
    • "The Hard Side of Love" Precious Objects Gallery, (Los Gatos, CA.)
    • "Mighty Metal" Actor's Theatre of Louisville, (Louisville, KY)
    • "Metal Invitational" Tower Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY (Brockport, NY)
    • "Holocaust Memorial Exhibit" Jewish Federation of Central NJ, (Union)
  • 1978:
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    • "Invitational Exhibition" Georgia State University, (Atlanta, GA.)
    • "National Metalsmithing Invitational Exhibition" SUNY, (Brockport)
    • "Landscape: New Views" Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, (Ithaca, NY.)
  • 1977:
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    • "Crafts in the Park Exhibition" Peters Valley, (Layton, NJ.)
    • "Copper, Brass, & Bronze Show" University of Arizona (Tuscon, AZ.)
  • 1976:
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    • "Jewelry '76" Georgia State University, (Atlanta, Ga.)
    • "Jewelry: Then and Now" Museum of Arts & Science, (Evansville, IN)
    • "Contemporary Crafts Exhibition: 1976" Delaware Art Museum
    • "Statements in Sterling" Lever House, (New York, NY.)
  • 1975:
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    • "Fourth Invitational Contemporary Crafts Exhibition" Skidmore College, (Saratoga Springs, NY)
    • "Looking Forward: Teachers and their Students "Fairtree Gallery (New York, NY)
    • "Metals Invitational 1975 A.D.", State University College (New Paltz, NY.), Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA.), Indiana State University (Terre Haute)
    • "Statements in Sterling" Lever House, (New York, NY)
    • "Contemporary Crafts Exhibition" Delaware Art Museum, (Wilmington DE)

  • 1991: "Pennsylvania Metals," Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)
  • 1989: "Tyler Crafts Faculty Exhibition", Temple Gallery (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 1986: "The Art of Jewish Celebration: The Wedding", National Museum of American Jewish History, (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 1984: "Counterpoint in Crafts", Historic Bethlehem Inc., (Bethlehem, PA)
  • 1983: "Tyler Faculty Exhibition", Tyler School of Art, (Elkins Park, PA)
  • 1982: "Contemporary Artifacts '82", Museum of American Jewish History, (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 1982: "Invitational Crafts Exhibition" Historical Bethlehem Inc., (Bethlehem, PA.)
  • 1981: "Contemporary Artifacts" The Museum of American Jewish History, (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 1980: "Faculty Exhibit: Tyler School of Art" Walnut Street Theater Gallery (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 1979: "Art in Boxes" Philadelphia Art Alliance, (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 1978: "Craftsmen '78" Philadelphia Craft Show, Civic Center, (PA)
  • 1977: "University of Illinois Invitational" Univ. of Illinois, (Normal, IL)
  • 1976: "Group Show" Rosenfeld Gallery, (Philadelphia, PA)
  • 1975: "Tyler Metalsmiths Invitational" Glassboro State University, (Glassboro, NJ)
  • "The Container Book", Thelma Newman & Jay Hartley Newman; Crown Publications, Inc., New York, N.Y., 1977
  • "Electroplating & Electroforming for Artists & Craftsman"; Lee & Jay Newman; Crown Publications, Inc., New York, N.Y. 1979

  • "Al Cast in Color" Video, Lecture, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, (Bellaire, FL) March 1989
  • "Al Cast in Color" Video, Lecture, The University of Akron, School of Art, (Akron, OH) October, 1988
  • "Al Cast in Color" Video, Lecture at the Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, June, 1988
  • "Al Cast in Color" Video, Ecole de Joaillerie et de Metaux d'Art de Montreal, (Montreal, Canada) June, 1988
  • "Electroforming" Workshop; State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, December, 1987
  • Ecole de Joaillerie et de Metaux d'Art de Montreal, (Montreal, Canada) November 1985, July 1984