Wilmarth – Zito

Christopher Wilmarth (b. 1943, Sonoma, CA; d. 1987, Brooklyn, NY) Wilmarth received his BFA from the Cooper Union, New York (1965). He taught sculpture and drawing at the Cooper Union, New York (1969-1980) and was a professor of sculpture at Columbia University, New York (1986). Wilmarth was the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (1969, 1977, 1980); the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1970, 1983); and the Howard Foundation at Brown University (1972). In 1972, he was awarded the Norman Wait Harris Award from the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. Selected exhibitions of Wilmarth’s work have been held at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (1989); the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York (1989); Robert Miller Gallery, New York (2000, 2003); the University Gallery at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2001); the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2003); Nielsen Gallery, Boston (1993, 1998, 2003); and Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York (2005, 2007-2008). Wilmarth lived and worked in Brooklyn, New York.

Terry Winters (b. 1949, Brooklyn, NY) Winters earned his BFA at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York (1971). He is represented by the Matthew Marks Gallery in New York. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Matthew Marks Gallery (2005, 2008); Galerie Jablonka, Berlin (2006) and Köln (2010); the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2009); and the Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, Oregon (2010). Winters lives and works in New York City and Columbia County.

Joan Witek (b. 1943, New York, NY) Witek earned her BFA from Hofstra University, New York (1964) and continued her studies at the Brooklyn Museum Art School, New York (1964-1968) and the Art Students League, New York (1969-1973). She was a Curatorial Assistant at the Brooklyn Museum in Primitive Art and New World Cultures (1964-1968), and she worked as an Assistant Curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in the Rockefeller Wing (1971-1978). Witek attended City University and Hunter College, New York, for graduate coursework in art history (1977-1981). Witek’s work has recently been included in exhibitions at such venues as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2007); the San Diego Museum of Art, California (2008); the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain (2009); Bartha Contemporary, London (2009); the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (2008, 2009); Galerie Weinberger, Copenhagen, Denmark (2010); and the Collection of Carl Jurgen Schroth, Soest-Arnsberg, Germany (2011). She lives and works in New York City. More information about her work can be found at www.joanwitek.com.

Sarah Zabrodski is a Master’s candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. She is a writer for Art Observed, a contemporary art blog. Having recently completed an internship at ARTnews, Zabrodski is currently embarking on a new project with the American branch of the International Association of Art Critics. She lives and works in New York City.

Joseph Zito (b. 1957, Brooklyn, NY) Zito has had recent solo exhibitions at Lennon, Weinberg, New York, in 2005, 2007, and 2010. His work has been included in group exhibitions at such venues as the University Gallery at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2003); Lennon, Weinberg, New York (2005, 2008); and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain (2009). Zito lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. More information about his work can be found at www.josephzito.com.