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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS *indicates publication or catalogs accompanying exhibitions
2004 “Earth” 2-person exhibition Flatfile Gallery, Chicago
2003 Edith Altman Retrospective, Lindenau Museum, Altenburg, Germany*
1994 Der Kunstler Detektive: Investigations Into the Nature of the Victim and Criminal, Installation, Goethe Institute, Chicago, Il.
1992 It Was Beyond Human Imagination, Reclaiming the Symbol/The Art of Memory And They Loved Music More Than People, Three Installations Symposium and Lectures
1993 on the Nature of Evil; and Societal Manipulations of Symbols, State of Illinois Museum Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1991 Time/Space-The Hidden Dimension, University of Arizona
1989 Edith Altman-Retrospective, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL.*
1988 Rebuilding the Temple from Memory, Installation Spertus Museum, Chicago, *
1987 Edith Altman-20 Year Retrospective, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL.*
1984 Edith Altman Installations-Keeping Time in the Musical Landscape, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE.*
1983, 79, 76 Installations, Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, Il.
1978 2 Weeks, Reflections/Projections, Bertha Urdang Gallery, New York, N.Y.*
1971 Edith Altman One Person Exhibition, Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago, IL.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2004 “ Soft Edge” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2003 “Retrospectives” Gallery 312, Chicago
2002 Transcultural Visions: Polish-American Contemporary Art,Muzuem, Narodowe.Szczecinie, Poland *
2002 Moving Away, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany
2001 Transcultural Visions: Polish-American Contemporary Art, Hyde Park.Art Center, Chg.*
2001 Pedagogy:, Beyond Reeling, Writhing, Uglification & Dirision ,Columbia Book Center, Chg.
2001 Con/Textual Art and Text in Chicago , Cultural Center, Chicago, Il.*
2000 Witness and Legacy, Tucson Museum of Fine Art, Artizona*
2000 Witness and Legacy, Decordova Museum, Ma.*
1999 Political Visions, Fassbender Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1998 Spiritual Passports and Tranformative Journeys, (Traveling Exhibition) State of Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago
1998 Searching for the Spiritual, Dupree Art Center Gallery, Hope College, Mich. Traveled*
1998 Art In Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago, Il.,
1996 Home Is Where, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Un. Of N.Carolina,Greensboro
1995 Light Weight Works, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon , El.*
1993 Point Blank, Peace Museum, Chicago, IL.
1994 Bridges and Bounderies, Spertus Museum, Chicago, Il.,*
1992 Re-imaging America, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, Il.
1992 Art and the Invisible Reality, Internation Exhibit and Symposium Franklin Furnace and Rutgers Un.. N.Y
1990 Jewish Experience in the Art of the 2oth Century, Barbicon Center, London, England
1987 Androgyne, Akadame Der Kunst, Berlin, Germany*
1986 The 77th-79th-81st Exhibitions of Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, Chicago, Art Institute. IL.
1995 Earsight, Visual Scores and Musical Images, Nexus Foundation. Phil.,Pa. 1984
1983 Jewish Themes/Contemporary American Artists, The Jewish Museum, N.Y.*
1982 N.A.M.E. Gallery Board at Hewlett Gallery Carnegie-Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA
1982 Process in Art, Artemisia Gallery Fund, Chicago, IL.
1981 Permanent Collection, Artists Books, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chg.*
1981 New Art from Chicago, Cologne Kunstverein, Germany (travelling exhibition)*
1980 New Dimensions: Time, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL.
1980 American Women Artists, Museu De Arts Contemporanea, University De Sao Paula, Brazil
1979 Chicago-Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany*
1979 American Portraits of the 60ís and 70ís, Aspen Center of Cont. Art, Co.*
1978 Chicago Abstractionist; Romanticized Structures, Kansas City Art Gallery, Kansas City, Mo.*
1977 American Women Artists, Galleria De Cavallino, Venice, Italy*
1977 Drawings of the 70s, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.*
1977 The Chicago Connection, E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA. traveled*
1976 Abstract Art in Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL.*
1976 Space Transformation, Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1975 Fantastic Vehicles, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin *
1975 Bertha Urdang Gallery, New York, New York
1998 "Reclaiming Memory" pub. University of Turko, art studies , Cover Photograph
Witness and Legacy, Houston Press, Photograph, September 18
1995 Witness and Legacy, Cover of catalogue, St. Paul Museum of American Art, St.
1995 Bridges and Boundaries, New Art Examiner, Andrew Patner
1994 Edith Altman Speaking Out Against Racism, Midwest Womens Forum, Cover story Art "Altman Teaches Kids to Speak Out Against Racism"
1993 Reclaiming the Symbol/The Art of Memory, Chicago Tribune, Sunday, December 5.Arts December 5, Artsweek photograph
1992 An Artist Confronts the Swastika, Chicago Reader, R. Seigle
Portraits of 5 Chicago Artists, Chicago Tribune, Alan Artner
1992 Kunst und Kabbalah, Esotera, Irene Dalichow, Germany
1992 Questions as Model, New Art Examiner, June issue, Claire Krantz
1991 The Reflowering of the Goddess, Gloria Femen Orenstein, Pergamon Press
1990 Allemenines Lexikon Der Bilden Kunstler Publisher, Theme/Baecker, Germany
1988 A Different Look at Tradition, Chicago Tribune, David McCracken
1987 Memory is Woven Into Altman’s Work, Chicago Sun-Times, Sue Taylor; 5/7/87
Edith Altman at N.A.M.E. Gallery, The New Art Examiner
1987 Mid-Career Review at N.A.M.E. Gallery, Art in America, Joanna Freuh
Contemporary American Women Sculptors, V.W. Jones, Pub. ORYK Press
2004 Arts International Traveling Grant (State of Illinois)
1995 Illinois Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship
1994 Art Matters, N.Y.
1992 Project Completion Grant, Illinois Arts Council; C.A.A.P. Grant, City Arts Chicago
1990 National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship Grant
1989 Illinois Arts Council Special Assistance Grant
1986 Illinois Arts Council Special Assistance Grant
1984 Illinois Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship
1979 Illinois Arts Council Special Assistance Grant
1997 C.A.A.P. grant panelist, Chicago Citiy Arts Program
1995-present Chicago Womens Artists Coalition, Honorary Board
1994 C.A.A.P. grant panelist, Chicago Citiy Arts Program
1991 Iafa Award, Chicago, Il.
1990 National Endowment for the Arts Panelist
1990 C.A.A.P. grant panelist, Chicago Citiy Arts Program
1989 Pugealis Mentor Award,Columbia College, Chicago, Il.
1981 NEA Grant
Artist in Residence Oxbo Summer School for the Arts, Michigan
University of Nebraska artist in residence master print project,
Assistant. Professor, University of Chicago - School of Art and Design, Painting
School of the Art Institute of Chicago - Instructor Graduate Painting
Columbia College, Chicago, IL - Painting Instructor
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee - Lecture and Critiques
University of Nebraska, Omaha - Visiting Artist and master print project grant
Workshop, Art as Healing Dialog, EPNAGAR Women’s Shelter, Chicago
University of Houston, Houston, Texas - Lecture and Critiques
University of Illinois, Circle, Chicago - Lecture and Critiques