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ira upin



United States

http://www.iraupin.com

category: Painting
technique: Oilpainting
Style: Representational


Bio / Resumee / Statement:
Ira Upin_________________________________________________________www.iraupin.com

iualwaysworking@comcast.net
Permanent Address: 707 North American Street � Philadelphia, PA 19123 � (215) 913-6744
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

EDUCATION

1966-1967 Bradley University, Peoria, IL
1967-1968 Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
1968-1971 University of Illinois, Champaign, IL - B. F. A. in painting 1971
1971-1973 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD- M.F.A. in Painting 1973

PAINTING AWARDS

1973 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellowship
Painting Biennial, VCU, Richmond VA, 1st Prize
1972 Henry Walters European Travel Scholarship
1971 Kate Kinley Memorial Fellowship (Given by University of Illinois Trustees)
Wabash Valley Regional, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute IN, 1st Prize, purchase award

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

- Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute IN
- Combank Corp., Chicago, IL
- Towers, Perrin, Forster, and Crosby, Phila., PA
- First Union Bank Corp., Wilmington, DE
- Beneficial Savings Corp., Wilmington, DE
- General Instrument Corp., Horsham, PA
- Monell Senses Center, Phila., PA
- Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
- Howard Tullman Collection, Chicago, IL

ONE PERSON SHOWS

2008 Weber/Kelly 201 Gallery, Phila., PA
1993 F.A.N. Gallery, Phila., PA
1992 F.A.N. Gallery, Phila., PA
1981 Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA
1979 Zaks Gallery, Chicago, IL
1977 Rosenfeld Gallery, Phila., PA
1975 Center Square, Phila., PA
1973 Turner Auditorium, John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
1972 Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

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SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2011 Northern Liberties: A Transformation, Projects Gallery,
Phila., Pa
2011 TO-DAY is Another Day MAKE ART, Art in the Great Recession,
Pterodactyl Philadelphia Creative Project Space,
Phila., PA
2010 Philadelphia Story, Woodmere Art Museum, Phila., PA
2009 Obamarama, Projects Gallery, Phila., PA
2005 Operation Raw, The Icebox, Phila., PA
2003 Art in Northern Liberties, Phila., PA
2000 National Invitational art Exhibition, Brenau College, Gainesville, GA
1999 The Art & Science of Surviving Cancer (Traveling Exhibit), Amgen Inc.
1997 Manna Benefit Art Auction, Institute of Contemporary Art, Phila., PA
1996 Confronting Cancer through Art, Arthur Ross Gallery, Phila., PA
Group Show, Moore on Second Street Gallery, Phila., PA
1995 Meet the Neighbors, Paley Design Center, Philadelphia College of Textiles, Phila., PA
Shades of the Spirit, Painted Bride Art Center, Phila., PA
1994 Group Show, Axis Fine Art, Phila., PA
National Invitational Art Exhibition, Brenau College, Gainesville, GA
15x15 Alumni Exhibit, Maryland Institute, Baltimore, MD
1992 National Invitational Art Exhibition, Brenau College, Gainesville, GA
Dominion: The World of Man and Beast, F.A.N. Gallery, Phila., PA
1991 Differing Views-Four Artists, Spokane Art School Center for the Visual Arts, Spokane, WA
1990 Third Annual Exhibition of Pennsylvania Artists, Josiah White Exhibition Center, Jim Thorpe, PA
1988 Consciousness and Reality, More Gallery, Phila., PA
1981 Untitled One Nine Eight One, Cheltenham Art Center, Phila., PA
1979 Opens Friday, Moore College of Art, Phila., PA
1978 Arthur A. Baer Memorial Art Competition, Beverley Art Center, Chicago IL
About Face- Contemporary American Portraits, Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ
1977 Grace Hartigan and Friends, Gallery at the Mechanic, Baltimore, MD
1975 641 Gallery, Washington, DC
1973 National Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Muncie, IN
National Drawing Exhibition, Potsdam, NY
National Annual Print and Print Drawing Show, Grand Forks, ND
Painting Biennial, Richmond, VA (1st Prize)
1972 National Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Grand Forks, ND
Recent Baltimore Paintings, Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Chautauqua Exhibition of American Art, Chautauqua, NY
Baltimore Arts Festival, Baltimore, MD
1971 Wabash Valley Regional, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Csaszar, Tom, �Exchange and Interrupt-Delay in Praxis in the Art of the 90�s�, New Art Examiner, Summer 1994
Curry, Bill, �Bright Idea�, Philadelphia Inquirer, September 2, 1975
Donahoe, Victoria, �Review�, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 21, 1977
�Review�, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 15, 1975
Forman, Nessa, �Review�, The Bulletin, Philadelphia, PA, October 16, 1977
�What Happened to Artist�s Rights�, Sunday Bulletin, October 12, 1975
�Report�, The Bulletin, Philadelphia, PA, October, 1975
Gartner, Alan, �Review�, Chicago Tribune, June, 1979
Haydon, Haydon, �Review�, Chicago Sun-Times, June 29, 1979
Holton, Noel, �Looking to Art as a Source of Healing�, Philadelphia Inquirer, June 21, 1996
Houston Chronicle, June 22, 1996
Jensen, Eileen, �Review�, The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, IN February 20, 1972
Mangravite, Andrew, �The Poetry of States of Mind�, Welcomat, Philadelphia, PA, July 8, 1992
�Ideas Standing on Their Heads�, Welcomat, Philadelphia, PA, November 17, 1993
Newhall, Edith, �Pictures That Pop�, Philadelphia Inquirer, January 18, 2008
Quinn, Jim, �Censorship in Philadelphia�, The Drummer, Philadelphia, PA, October 21, 1975
Roufberg, Ruth, �Portraits of the Seventies�, Princeton Spectrum, Princeton, NJ, May 17, 1978
Scarpellino, Veronica, Ira Upin �Random Thoughts�, The Spirit Community Newspapers, January 23, 2008
Sozanski, J. Edward, �Review�, Philadelphia Inquirer, February 24, 1995
�Review�, Philadelphia Inquirer, November 12, 1993
�A Painter�s Images within Images Conveying a Message�, Philadelphia Inquirer, June 26, 1992
Review, Philadelphia Magazine, October, 1977
Editorial, Philadelphia Magazine, November, 1975
Notice, �There Goes the Block�, Philadelphia Magazine, September, 1975
Notice, Richmond Times Dispatch, Richmond, VA, February 22, 1973
Review, The Baltimore Sun, October 8, 1972



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Chapter 1 - Hope Not
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90 x 90 x 3 cm
2009
Price: 4.000 Euro
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Chapter 2 - Helpless in the Ways of the World
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90 x 90 x 3 cm
2009
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Chapter 3 - Impossible Burden
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90 x 90 x 3 cm
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Chapter 4 - Safe Haven
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90 x 90 x 3 cm
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Chapter 5 - Ignorance is Bliss
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90 x 90 x 3 cm
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Chapter 6 - Focus
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90 x 90 x 3 cm
2010
Price: 4.000 Euro
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Chapter 7 - Fat Cat
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90 x 90 x 3 cm
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76 x 102 x 3 cm
2007
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76 x 102 x 3 cm
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76 x 102 x 3 cm
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Vanitas
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130 x 239 x 3 cm
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Reality Check
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203 x 91 x 3 cm
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183 x 284 x 3 cm
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249 x 203 x 3 cm
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Price: 7.500 Euro
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168 x 295 x 3 cm
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Price: 10.000 Euro
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201 x 180 x 3 cm
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201 x 152 x 3 cm
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