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CassandraiEinstein

Cassandra Marie Einstein is an American born figurative painter and filmmaker. Ms. Einstein studied painting with Richards Ruben at Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, California (now Cal Arts, Valencia, CA) and film with Don Duga at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Ms. Einstein was awarded a Master of Fine Arts Degree in 1982 from the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California. Ms. Einstein's paintings and film work have been exhibited in galleries and museums in the USA, Europe, Asia and South America.

Photo by Jesse Gerstein


 

Education and Degrees

San Francisco Art Institute
170 Walnut Street
San Francisco, California
MASTER OF FINE ARTS DEGREE 1982

School of Visual Arts
200 East 23 Street
New York, New York

Chouinard Art Institute
Los Angles, California
(Cal Arts) Valencia, California

Awards and Grants

1985
NEA: National Endowment of the Arts Western Regional Award Grant

1985
California Arts Council Award Grant

1982
Yugoslav Critics Choice
Best Film
Zagreb 1982 World Festival of Animation
Zagreb, Yugoslavia

1972
Whitney Museum of American Art
1972 New Filmmakers Series
Tales ( opening Feature: 90 minutes )
New York City

1969
Museum of Modern Art of Espirito Santo
International Cinema Prize
Sao Paolo, Brazil

1968
Royal Belgium Archives
Special Purchase
Belgium

1968
Romania Film Festival
Special Notice Award
Mamaia, Romania
 

Exhibitions
 

2003/ 2004
Camon Atelier Gallery
Camon, France
Solo Exhibitions
 

2001/2002
The Bridge Studio
Shelburne Falls, Ma.     Click to view Shelburne Falls work 2002
Solo Exhibitions

1997
Nordic Heritage Museum
Seattle Washington
Retrospective Exhibition

1990/1996
Katherine Speigleman Gallery
Beverly Hills, California
Solo and Group Exhibitions

1986
Robert Bentley Gallery
Los Angeles, California

1983
Open Studio
Zurich, Switzerland               Click here to view Zürich 1983 work
Solo Exhibition

1981/1982
Rorick Gallery
San Francisco, California
Group and Solo Exhibitions

1980/1981
Fort Mason Printmakers
San Francisco, California
Group Exhibitions

1976
Gallery 100
Barcelona, Spain
Solo Exhibition

1975
Institute Montaigne
Vence, France               Click here to view Vence 1970s work
Solo Exhibition

1975
Architecture Group
London, England
Solo Exhibition

1971
Hart Island Outdoor Sculptures
Hart Island, New York
Group Exhibition
 

1969
Gallery 54
54th Street off 5th Ave.
New York City
Group Exhibition
 

1965/1966
NYCATA Gallery
86th Street
New York City
Solo and Group Exhibitions
 
 
 
 

 Teaching Experience
 

1996
Napa Valley
St. Helena, California
Animation Film for Children:
Public School Arts Program
Age: 7 to 10

1995 / 1996
Sonoma Community Center
Sonoma, California
Adult Education
Painting and Drawing

1993
Honolulu Academy of Arts
Honolulu, Hawaii
Filmmaking for Children
Ages 7 through 12

1988
Whitman College
Walla Walla, Washington
Etching, Lithography, Painting Seminar, Film
Spring 1988

1987/ 1988
1989/1990
UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Seminars/ Film Department

1989
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, California
Film Seminar for Educators

1980 / 1982
San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, California
Teaching Assistant Film Department

1974 / 1976
Institute Montaigne
Vence, France
Art and English
Age: 10 to 18

1971
Hofstra University
Long Island, New York
Film Seminar
 
 

Contact :
Email : cmeinstein2@yahoo.com