Timeline


Kornbluth in 1958

1950s

  • 1955: Enrolled in the Brooklyn Museum Art School, studying with William Kienbusch and Reuben Tam
  • 1957: First visit to Monhegan Island
  • 1958: Solo exhibition: Watercolors & Drawings at the Brooklyn Museum
  • 1958: Brooklyn and Long Island Artists exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum
  • 1958: M. Grumbacher Prize from the National Society of Painters in Casein for "Shelter Island Shore"
  • 1958: Honorable Mention (Oil) at the New York City Center Gallery for "November"
  • 1959: Honorable Mention (Oil) at the New York City Center Gallery for "Summer's Vocabulary #1"
November

November

Oil on canvas, 41.5 x 35.5"

Summer's Vocabulary #1

Summer's Vocabulary #1

Oil on linen, 45 x 43"


Kornbluth in the 1960s

1960s

  • 1960: First Prize (Oil) at the New York City Center Gallery for "Ocean Song #2"
  • 1961: Solo exhibition: Paintings at Hofstra College
  • 1961: First Prize, 12th Annual Long Island Artists exhibition at Hofstra College for "Still Life/Interior"
  • 1961: Special Mention Award, Norfolk Museum's American Drawing Annual XVIII for "The Lamp"
  • 1961: Medal of Honor and Catherine and Henry J. Gainsman Prize (Watercolor) from the National Association of Women Artists for "Rock, Sea and Sky"
  • 1962: Masters Degree from the Pratt Institute; studied with Robert Richenburg
  • 1962: Solo exhibition: Collages & Constructions at the Pratt Institute
  • 1963: 158th Annual exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
  • 1964: Aileen O. Webb Prize (Watercolor) from the National Association of Women Artists
  • 1968: Medal of Honor and the Elizabeth R. Fulda Memorial Prize (Oil) from the National Association of Women Artists for "Rising Landscape"
  • 1969: Moved from Merrick, NY to North Grosvenordale, CT
The Lamp

The Lamp

Ink wash on paper, 23.6 x 18.5"

Rock, Sea and Sky

Rock, Sea and Sky

Watercolor on paper, 19 x 16"


Kornbluth in 1978

1970s

  • 1974: Purchased a summer cottage in Lobster Cove on Monhegan Island
  • 1974: Grant for painting from the Connecticut Commission of the Arts
  • 1974: Artists From Monhegan Exhibition at the Allentown Museum
  • 1974: Four Painters and a Sculptor exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum
  • 1975: Charles Woodbury Memorial Prize (Watercolor) from the National Association of Women Artists for "Cove Wind"
  • 1977: Helen Henningsen Memorial Prize (Oil) from the National Association of Women Artists for "Island Path #2"
Island Path #2

Island Path #2

Oil on canvas, 46 x 42"


Kornbluth in 1989

1980s

  • 1982: Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation Prize (Works on Paper) from the National Association of Women Artists for "Window to the Sea"
  • 1985: Artist in Residence at Altos De Chavon, Dominican Republic
  • 1989: John Carl Georgo Memorial Award from the National Association of Women Artists for "Changing Light, Monhegan Ice Pond"
Changing Light, Monhegan Ice Pond

Changing Light, Monhegan Ice Pond

Acrylic on linen, 59 x 43"


Kornbluth in 1997

1990s

  • 1992: Miriam E. Halpern Memorial Award (Works on Paper) from the National Association of Women Artists for "Rosebud #3"
  • 1996: Solo exhibition: Overview, Four Decades at the University of Connecticut

Kornbluth in 2001

2000s

  • 2000: Lifetime Achievement Award from Brooklyn College
  • 2000: Visual Language of American Religion exhibition at the Bauer Art Museum
  • 2000: First Prize (Painting), 57th Annual Connecticut Artists exhibition at the Slater Memorial Museum for "November"
  • 2001: On Island: Women Artists of Monhegan exhibition at the University of New England
  • 2001: Solo exhibition: Constructions & Collages at the Slater Memorial Museum
  • 2007: Monhegan: The Abstracted Island exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art
  • 2009: Solo exhibition: Paintings & Collages at the Island Inn, Monhegan Island

Kornbluth in 2010

2010s

  • 2010: Challenge, Wit and Wonder: Three Maine Women Artists exhibition at the Pace Galleries
  • 2010: Collage: Piecing It Together exhibition at the Portland Museum of Art
  • 2010: Miriam E. Halpern Memorial Award (Works on Paper) from the National Association of Women Artists for "Genesis"
  • 2013: Last summer on Monhegan Island
  • 2013: Maine Women Pioneers III: Homage exhibition at the University of New England
  • 2013: Best Work on Paper, 69th Annual Connecticut Artists Exhibition at the Slater Memorial Museum for "Winter Landscape"
  • 2014: Died on May 26 in Dayville, CT at the age of 93
Genesis

Genesis

Collage on paper, 20" diameter

Winter Landscape

Winter Landscape

Collage on paper, 22 x 30"


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