Janet Lipkin - Resume
EducationBFA with Honors, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 1970
Honors and AwardsLuis A. Guendelman Award to Outstanding Tehiyah Teacher
1976 Fulbright-Hays Scholarship for study in West Africa
1975 CETA Artist
1974 Grant from DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA
One Woman Shows1988-1990 Kurland/Summers Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca
1973-1992 Julie Artisans Gallery, New York City, NY, & Obiko, San Fransico, CA
1982- Mobilia, Cambridge, MA
1979-Palo Alto Cultural Center, "African Influence"
Selected Group Shows2021
Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, "50/50"
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, "Off the Wall, American Art to Wear"
MAD Museum of Art and Design, NYC, NY
"Counter-Couture: Fashioning Identity in the American Counter Culture"
Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA, "Counter-Couture: Fashioning Identity in the American Counter Culture"
Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, "Body as Agent"
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, "Metamorphosis"
Gallery Gen, New York, NY,"Woolen Magic"
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, "Wear Art…Now and Then", "Joy" was featured on shoe announcement and 40' banner
Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA, "Artwear, Fashion, Anti-Fashion"
Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY, "Kimono Variations
Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens, Ohio, "Quilt National"
Surface Design, Kansas City, KS, "Taking Flight"
UC Davis Design Museum, Davis, CA, "Cut, Slash, Burn"
St. Martin's College of Art and Design, London, England, "Fashions Memory"
Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, "Iconic to Iconic: Fashioning California Identity"
Julie Artisans Gallery, New York, NY, "Thirty Year Retrospective, Artwear"
San Jose Museum of Quilts, San Jose, CA, "Kimono Kinship"
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA, "Made in California, Art, Image, Identity 1999-2000"
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA
The Textile Art Museum, Washington DC, "Kimono Inspiration"
Julie Artisans Show, New York City, "Twenty Year Anniversary Show", NY, "Twenty Year Anniversary Show"
American Crafts Museum,, New York City, NY, " A Decade of Crafts, Recent Acquisitions"
American Crafts Museum, New York City, NY, "Crafts USA (continuing European tour), and "Wearables"
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, "Out and About Art"
The Navy Pier, (represented by Mobilia Gallery), Chicago, IL "International New Art Forms Exposition"
Sun Gallery, Hayward,CA, "Off the Wall"
Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, "Celebration of the Nude"
Crochet Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA, 'Art Wearables"
Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Columbus Ohio, "Computer Art"
The Art Ginza Space, Tokyo, Japan: Gulbenkian Museum,Lisbon, Portugal, (Sponsored by Whittenborn-Hollingsworth ,"Art Forms and the Body"
American Crafts Museum, New York, NY, "Wearables"
American Crafts Museum, New York, NY, (traveling show), Europe, "Crafts USA" (1990-1994)
Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA, "Elements os Design"
The Hand and the Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, "Art to Wear"
Kurland/Summers Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "Artwear"
Visual Arts Museum, New York, NY
Hibberd McGrath Gallery, Breckenridge, CO, "Group Exhibit"
Design Museum, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, "Group Exhibit"
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, "Group Exhibit"
Cleveland Center or Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, "Group Exhibit"
Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH, "Group Exhibit"
The Textile Council of the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN, "Group Exhibit
Redding Museum and Art Center, Redding, CA, "Group Exhibit"
USIS (United States Information Service) sponsored an Art to Wear Show that travelled to 8 Asian countries)
Publicity poster and Catalog cover were images of Janet Lipkin's Artwear
Obiko, San Francisco, CA & NYC (Bergdorf Goodmans), Winter collection shown at Bergdorfs; Spring collection at the "Galleria":
"Two Woman Show" and Window at Bergdorf Goodman
Cambridge Art Council, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA, "Threads"
California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA, "Bay Area Art to Wear"
Fashion Group, Hearst Theater, San Francisco Modern Museum, San Francisco, CA, "Art to Wear"
Janis Studio, Chicago, IL, "Art to Wear"
International Gallery, San Diego, CA, "The Body Adorned"
American Crafts Museum, New York, NY, Travelling Show, Ohio, Louisiana, Maryland, Rhode Island, Arizona, West Virginia, Michigan, California, Wisconsin
Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR, "Group Show"
Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY, "Group Show"
Fiberworks, Berkeley, Ca, "Group Show
American Crafts Museum, New York,NY
The Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco Fashion Group, San Francisco, CA
Bernaka Artisan Boutique & Gallery, Coconut Grove, FL
Fiberworks, Berkeley, CA
Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
San Jose Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
Pacific Basin School of Textiles, Berkeley, CA
Convergence, Seattle, WA
Carol Hooberman Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Gayle Wilson Gallery, South Hampton, NY
Au Courant, Ketchem, ID
Michael Himovitz Gallery, Carmichael, CA
Van Duson Green, Encino, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (Muriel Newman's collection)
Barbara Gilman Gallery, Miami, FL
Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Au Courant, Ketchum, ID
80 Landston Street, San Francisco, CA
Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA
Asian Art to Wear, La Jolla, CA
Meyer Brier Weiss, San Francisco, CA
United States State Department, Washington DC, "African Influence"
USIS (United States information Service), Accra, Ghana, Africa
Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, "Body Costume"
Academy of Sciences, Wattis Hall of Man, San Francisco, CA, Painting of Mexican Costumes
Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY
DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA
Oakland Museum, "Body Wear: Clothing as an Art Form", Oakland CA
Fairtree Gallery, New York, NY
Off the Wall, American Art to Wear, Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Textiles, Mary Schoeser, Thames & Hudson
Knitting Art, (150 innovative works, from 18 contemporary artists), Searle, Voyageur Press
Craft in America, Jo Lauria and Steve Fenton, Random House
Artwear, Fashion, Anti-Fashion, Melissa Leventon, Thames & Hudson Quilt National, Lark Books
Made in California, Art, Image, Identity 1900-2000, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Who's Who of American Women, 20th edition
The Kimono Inspiration- Art + Art-to-Wear in America, Textile Museum
California Designers, Douglass Bullis, Peregrine Smith Books
Art to Wear, Julie Schafler-Dale, Abbeville Press
The Crocheter's Art, Del Pitt Feldman, Doubleday
Crochet, (Sunset Book), Lane Publishing
Creative Crochet, Nikki Edson and Arlene Stimmel, Watson-Guptill
Weaving, Shirley E. Held, Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Crochet: Discovery and Design, Del Pitt Feldman
Fiberarts, Vol.22, Nov. 5 1996, (feature article); Surface Design, (cover), Vol.13, No. 1, Fall 1988; Surface Design Assn. chose to reproduce postcards; Ornament, Vol. 12, No 3, Spring 1989 (feature article); New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Daily California, Vogue, Seventeen, Women's Wear Daily, Newark Star Ledger, San Francisco Chronicle, Miami Tribune, Berkeley Monthly, Lobe' Special Report, Pennisula Times-Tribune, Time Magazine, Contra Costa Times, United Airlines Magazine
CollectionsPhiladelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA,
Museum of Design and Art, New York, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Sheridan College od Art and Design, Ontario, Canada
Westinghouse Museum, Pittsburg, PA
Merton Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Julie Schafler-Dale (Julie Artisans Gallery), Private Collection
Private Collections in Europe, Canada, Ghana, Africa, and the United States
TelevisionKQED, TV documentary, "Artwear, The Body Adorned", aired locally and nationally
People Are Talking, Channel 4, San Francisco, "Art & Fashion", four person show
Pleiades Palette Art Camp for Girls, (Co-owner with Laura Raboff)
Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA, "Surface Design"
Ball State University, Muncie IN, "Women's Day"
Sewing Workshop, San Francisco, CA
Valley Stitches Weaving Guild, Fresno, CA
Fresno Fiber Guild, Mendocino, CA
Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
Sacramento Weaving Guild, Sacramento, CA
Ball State University, San Francisco State University, San Francisco City College, Northern California Weaving Guild, Sacramento Weaving guild, Valley Stitches Weaving Guild, Mendocino Art Center, Napa Art Wear Guild, Sewing Workshop (San Francisco), Museum of Quilts and Textiles,(San Jose)