d. 1983 or 6
Painter, Sculptor, Draftsman (artist), Ceramicist
New York, N.Y.; Woodstock, N.Y.
Collection size: 7.2 linear ft. (microfilmed on 8 reels)
Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, business records, notes, writings, art work, printed material, and photographs.
Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, art instructor; New York, N.Y.; b. 1901; d. 1986. Born in Krivoi Rog, Russia, Gershoy immigrated with her family to New York City in 1903, later becoming a U.S. citizen. She attended the Art Students League and maintained a studio with Harry Gottlieb in Woodstock, N.Y. From 1936 to 1939, under the WPA Federal Art Project, she worked on murals with Max Spivak. Gershoy's first solo exhibition was at the Robinson Gallery in New York in 1940.
Material donated by Eugenie Gershoy, 1971-1983. Funding for the microfilming of the collection was provided by the Philip Birnbaum Foundation.
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Also in the Archives
- Oral history interview with Eugenie Gershoy, 1964 Oct. 15
- Image Gallery items from other collections related to Gershoy, Eugenie