Résumé

Education

The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA, 1973 -1977

Studied privately with EvAngelos Frudakis, Philadelphia, PA, 1976 and 1977

Exhibited

89th Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League, New York, NY, 2017

75th Audubon Artists Annual Exhibition, New York, NY, 2017

Members Exhibition, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY, 2017

Small Works Show, Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA 2017

67th National Exhibition of Contemporary Realism, Academic Artists Association, Vernon, CT, 2017

New Members Exhibition, Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA 2017

Solo Exhibition, Landau Gallery, Belmont, MA, 2016 - 2017

120th National Exhibition, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY, 2016

88th Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League, New York, NY, 2016

Audubon Artists Annual Exhibition, New York, NY, 2016

Richeson75 Figure/Portrait, Kimberly, WI, 2016

American Artists Professional League Portrait Exhibition, New York, NY, 2016

Fellowship Annual Members Exhibition, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA, 2016

Hardy Gallery 54th Juried Annual Exhibition, Ephraim, WI, 2016

Miller Art Museum Portrait Prize Exhibition, Sturgeon Bay, WI, 2016

71st Annual Juried Exhibition, Neville Museum, Green Bay, WI, 2016

"Figure50, 2016" representing Massachusetts, Figure50 National Juried Exhibition of Figurative Art, 2016

"Illuminations," Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2016

"All Women Exhibition," Light Space & Time Gallery, Jupiter, FL, 2016

Solo Exhibition, Deborah Dendler Sculpture and Drawings, Acton Memorial Library, Acton, MA 2015

Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY, 2015

86th Grand National American Artists Professional League Exhibition, New York, NY, 2015

Audubon Artists National Exhibition, New York, NY, 2015

Equine Art 2015, Washington Thoroughbred Association, Auburn, WA, 2015

American Artists Professional League Members Sculpture Exhibition, New York, NY, 2015

The Hardy Gallery 53rd Juried Annual Exhibition, Ephraim, WI 2015

Governor John Langdon House, Portsmouth, NH, 2015

65th National Exhibition of Contemporary Realism, Academic Artists Association, Vernon, CT, 2015

“Focus on Figures”, North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA, 2015

“Spring Forward”, Northern Colorado Artists Association, Fort Collins, CO, 2015

“Sketching the Line”, Toronto, Edmonton and Calgary, Canada, 2015 - 2016

American Artists Professional League Members Landscape Exhibition, New York, NY, 2015

"Breath of Spring", Cape Cod Art Association Juried Exhibition, Barnstable, MA, 2015

New England Sculptors Association Exhibition, Chelsea, MA, 2014 - 2015

118th Annual Exhibition Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY, 2014

86th Grand National American Artists Professional League Exhibition, New York, NY, 2014

Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI, 2014

115th Annual Juried Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Fellowship, Philadelphia, PA, 2014

St. Augustine 5th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibition, St. Augustine, FL, 2014

The Hardy Gallery 52nd Juried Annual Exhibition, Ephraim, WI 2014

Allied Artists of America, Associates Exhibition, New York, NY, 2014

64th National Exhibition of Contemporary Realism, Academic Artists Association, Vernon, CT, 2014

Inspirations 2014, Cape Cod Art Association Juried Exhibition, Barnstable, MA, 2014

Faces of Winter 2014, The Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists, Stamford, CT, 2014

Concord Arts Association Juried Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Concord, MA, 2014

85th Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League, New York, NY, 2013

117th Juried Exhibition, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, National Arts Club, NY, NY, 2013

63rd National Exhibition of Contemporary Realism, Academic Artists Association, Vernon, CT, 2013

12th National Prize Show, Cambridge Arts Association, Cambridge, MA, 2013

Chandler Gallery, Maud Morgan 3-D Small Works Salon, Cambridge, MA, 2013

Invitational traveling exhibition with a private corporation, exhibiting at US corporate headquarters and traveling to London, England; Paris, France; Munich, Germany; Tokyo, Japan; Sydney, Australia; Singapore, 2012 - 2014

The Hardy Gallery 50th Annual Juried Exhibition, Ephraim, WI, 2012

Solo Exhibition, Deborah Dendler Sculpture Gallery, Fish Creek, WI, 1998 to present

Newton Juried Art Show, Newton Festival of the Arts, City Hall, Newton, MA, 1997

The Hardy Gallery Annual Juried Exhibition, Ephraim, WI, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995

Peninsula Art School Faculty Exhibition, Fish Creek, WI, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994

The Miller Arts Center Invitational Exhibition, Sturgeon Bay, WI, 1991, 1992

The Pen and Brush Association 45th Sculpture Exhibition, New York, NY, 1991

Solo Exhibition, Bellaire Fine Arts Gallery, Sister Bay, WI, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990

Solo Exhibition, Salomon's Fine Art Gallery, Ephraim, WI, 1985

North-Coast Technical Computer Center, Sister Bay, WI, 1985, 1986, 1987

Nor-Door Clinic, Sister Bay, WI, 1985, 1986

Peninsula Music Association Invitational Show, Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, WI, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984

Circle Arts Gallery, Fish Creek, WI, 1983

Solo Exhibition, The German Schoolhouse Gallery, Ephraim, WI, 1982

DeWitts' Gallery, Baileys Harbor, WI, 1980, 1981

Awards

Leila Gardin Sawyer Award, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY, 2016

Meritorious Entry, Richeson75 Figure/Portrait, Kimberly, WI, 2016

Honorable Mention, Fellowship Annual Members Exhibition, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA, 2016

Distinguished Artist, ArtAscent International Art Magazine, issue 17, 2016

Honorable Mention, Light Space & Time Gallery, Jupiter, FL, 2016

American Artists Professional League Beauty and Harmony Award, New York, NY, 2015

Academic Artists Excellence Award for Sculpture, Vernon, CT, 2015

Honorable Mention Sculpture, Northern Colorado Artists Association, Fort Collins, CO, 2015

Braverman Award for Sculpture, Fellowship Exhibition, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA, 2014

Kadis Sculpture Award, Academic Artists Association, Vernon, CT, 2014

Best in Show, Cape Cod Art Association, Barnstable, MA, 2014

Jurror’s Award, The Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, WI, 2012

The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Grant, New York, NY, 1995

The Governor Lee Dreyfus Award, Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, WI, 1995

The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Grant, New York, NY, 1991

The Stewardson Prize, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 1976

The Stimson Prize, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 1976

PAFA, awarded a full scholarship in sculpture in 1974, 1975, and 1976

Taught

Private art lessons, Newton, MA 1998 - 2002

Taught, Sculpture Instructor, “Life Portraits and Figures”, Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI, 1983- 1996

Lecture, "The Sculptor Prepares to Cast in Bronze", Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI, July 3, 1994

"Artists in Action", Sculpture Demonstrations, Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1991, 1992, 1994

Demonstrations, Young Artist Classes, Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI, 1988

Demonstrations, Gibraltar Elementary School, Fish Creek, WI, 1987

Demonstrations, Ephraim Kindergarten, 1985

Published

Santa Clara Review, 2017

Animal Literary Magazine, cover, September 2016

ArtAscent International Art & Literature Journal, issue 18, April, 2016, Studio Spotlight

ArtExhibeo, The Human Figure - 2nd Edition, 2016

ArtAscent International Art & Literary Magazine, issue 17, February, 2016, "Portraits"

Duende, national literary magazine of Goddard College, Issue 3, Fall 2015

Featured Artist, Door County Living Magazine, Summer 2015

History of the Hardy Gallery, The Hardy Gallery 50th Anniversary, 2012

Illustrations for the Ephraim Moravian Church Christmas card, 1995

Feature Article, Green Bay Press Gazette, 1992

Designed and illustrated brochure for the Peninsula Preschool, Ephraim, WI, 1988

Illustrations for the Door County Almanac, 1986

Illustrations, for Dead Reckoning, by George Bailin, 1984

Feature Article in Door County Almanac, 1982

Commissions

Garden sculptures for the Fred Will and Joan Korb residence, Egg Harbor, WI, 1996

Portrait for Kate Rohrer, Baileys Harbor, WI, 1995

Pair of Panels for The Trillium Shop, Fish Creek, WI, 1995

Eight relief sculptures for the Ralph and Cathy Stayer residence, Sheboygen, WI, 1992

Two 4 x 8' terra-cotta relief sculpture panels for Gibraltar Area Schools, Fish Creek, WI, 1991

Thirty architectural relief sculptures for the Ralph and Cathy Stayer residence, Sheboygen, WI, 1992

Garden sculpture for the John Wenner residence, Columbus, NC, 1986

Garden sculpture for the George Heiring residence, Deerfield, IL, 1982

Participated (nonprofit, fundraising, experimental, installations)

“Trees”, Gradignan, France, 2015

“Brueghel Project”, Museum of Instant Images, Chaam, Netherlands, 2015

“Shoes”, Borovino Museum, Trebic, Czech Republic, 2015

“World Theatre”, Pindelo, Portugal, 2015

“I Save Nature, Nature Saves Me”, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, 2015

Community Mosaic Project, Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, WI 2014

Lily Oncology on Canvas, New York, NY, 2014

Runnels Gallery, “Me, Myself and I”, National Juried Self Portrait Exhibition, ENMU, Portales, NM, 2014

Anything Goes, Art Via Post, Gallery 139, Cambridge, MA, 2014

Northern Liberties Project, Community History Gallery, Philadelphia History Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2014

Newton Festival of the Arts, Newton, MA, May, 1997

Juror, "Art with a Flair", Sturgeon Bay, WI, September 12, 1994

Juror, "Art in Clark Park", Fish Creek, WI, October 2, 1994

Member

American Artists Professional League, Fellow

Academic Artists Association, Elected Member

Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Elected Member

Copley Society of Art, Elected Member

Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

New England Sculptors Association

Wisconsin Visual Artists

Represented in numerous private collections throughout the country and on permanent public display at South Boston Development Corporation Neighborhood, Boston, MA; La Alianza Hispana, Boston, MA; the Barry L. Price Center, Newton, MA; and the Fish Creek Community Center, Fish Creek, WI.