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Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Art Students League, New York, NY (Scholarship)
University of California, Los Angeles, CA


Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
L.A. Artcore , Jean Edelstein, a Retrospective 1980 - 2000
Nemiroff-Deutsch Gallery, “Paradise Reinterpreted” Santa Monica, CA
University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA, “Shaman”
San Marco Gallery, Trieste, Italy, “Women”
Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, “The Artist and the Shaman”
Karta Pustaka, Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia, “East/West”
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, “Lady of the Lake”
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, “Earth/Wind”
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, “Spirit of the Goddess”
Gallery Newz, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie Bruno Bussard, Bern, Switzerland
Gallery Te, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, CA
Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Stage One Gallery, Orange, CA
Bird’s Eye View Gallery, Newport Beach, CA
Marquoit Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Jacqueline Anhalt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
University of California at Santa Cruz, CA
Marquoit Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA


PERFORMANCES (Selected) 2008
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“Let’s Dance”, Venice Art Walk, May 8th, Venice, CA
Spirit Dances 8 “Blank Canvas”, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA
“Women”, National Museum of Women in the Art’s”, Washington, DC, Paramount
Studio Theater, Hollywood, CA. Sponsored by: Southern California Council.
“Paint the Music and Dance”, Revoltella Museum, Trieste, Italy. Sponsored by: Gruppo 78,
Revoltella Museum, Trieste 2000, Trieste Region Administration.
Time and Motion”, Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco, CA
“Generator Eight”, Festival Celebrating New Dance, Art and Music, “Inverted Carnival”,
Los Angeles Theater Center, CA
“Women in Art” Interview, WCTV Cable
“Exploration of Korean Dance Through Visual Art”, Sponsored by: AT&T, Pacific Asian
Museum, Pasadena, CA
“East Meets West”, Karta Pustaka, Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia. Sponsored by: Karta Pustaka,
Museum Affandi and Institute Seni Indonesia
“First Celebration of the Arts”, Sponsored by: Cultural Arts Commission, City of Manhattan
Beach, CA
“Paint the Music and Dance”, Fringe Festival, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Art LA ‘87”, 2nd Annual International Art Fair, Sponsored by: Swiss Bank, Los Angeles, CA
“Art in the Atrium”, Burbank Centre, Burbank, CA
“Let’s Dance”, Sponsored by: Women in Business (WIB), Venice, CA
“The Goddess in Art”, Interview, Group W Cable, Channel 3
“Spirit of the Goddess”, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Sponsored by: Friends of
University of Southern California


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selected) 2017
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“Conversations” Platt/Borstein Gallery, American Jewish University, Los Angeles, CA
Small Works Exhibit, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
“Art of Dance” exhibit, R. Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
Sacred Words, Sacred Texts” Platt Gallery, American Jewish University, Los Angeles, CA
Small Works Exhibit, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
“…L’chi lach” exhibit, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, CA
“Transformation and Memory” exhibit, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, CA
“Methusa” exhibit, Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany
“Black & White” exhibit, LAX Terminal One, Southwest
“Pillow Talk” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Art As Books As Art” Palos Verdes Library District, Rolling Hills Estate, CA
“Holiday Group Show” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
International Exhibition of Feminist Artist, The National Arts Club, New York, NY
“Holiday Group Show” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“5 Equals 1”, 4 Edelsteins + Jian-Jun Zhang, L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
“Frauen Museum Collection Exhibition” Bonn, Germany
Kommunale Galerie Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany
“Moving Away”, Speicherstadt, Hamburg, Germany
“18th Anniversary Exhibition “Chai”, University of Judaism, Los Angeles, CA
“Holiday Group Show” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Moving Away” Exhibition, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany
“Holiday Group Show” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Global Focus Women in Art & Culture”, Beijing, China
“Persistence of Human Image”, Art Space Gallery, Fresno City College, CA
“Invitational”, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
“Small Images”, Valerie Miller Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
“Water”, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Venice Artists”, Jewish Federation Council, Los Angeles, CA
“Communities: LA Art”, Korean Cultural Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Figurative Art”- The Security Pacific Bank Collection”, Riverside Museum, Riverside, CA
“Art from LA”, New York, NY
“Contemporary Works by 23 California Women Artists”, Showcase ‘86, California State
University, Pomona, CA
“The Torso”, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Sight and Sound”, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
“Cosmology”, Thinking Eye Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Personae”, SC/SCA, Los Angeles, CA
“The New Abstract”, Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, CA
“Dimension and Light”, Gensler and Associates, Los Angeles, CA
“Book Exhibit”, Otis/Parsons, Los Angeles, CA
“L.A. Artcore Invitational”, Los Angeles, CA
“The Olympian Spirit”, Senior Eye Gallery, Long Beach, CA
“5 West Coast Artist”, The Eason Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“The Peace Show”, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
“Edelstein/4”, Gensler and Associates, Los Angeles, CA
“Patterns”, Security Pacific Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
“L.A./9”, Women’s Building, Los Angeles, CA
“L.A./9”, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
LACE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Three Points of View”, Gallery West, Los Angeles, CA
“L.A./9”, Boise State University, Boise, ID
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Space Expose”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“California Artists”, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Palm Springs, Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
“Collage and Assemblage”, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA
American International Club, Geneva, Switzerland
Marquoit Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
Womanspace, Los Angeles, CA
“New Work-New Talent”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Rental Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA
National Academy of Design, New York, NY
“Four Artists”, Laguna Beach, Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA


AWARDS 1998
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NEA/MAAF Regional Fellowship Awards
National Watercolor Society Cash Awards
National Watercolor Society Cash Awards
National Watercolor Society Cash Awards
National Watercolor Society Cash Awards
National Watercolor Society Cash Awards


BIBLIOGRAPHY (Selected) 2011
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A Gathering of Sparks, Jewish Artists Initiative, Catalog
L.A. RISING: SoCal Artists Before 1980 by Lyn Kienholz
Los Angeles Times, Victoria Loosleaf, “Art Movement Coalesce in Sprit”
Flash Art, Sabina Zannier, “Jean Edelstein, Auditorium del Museo Revoltella”, Trieste 3/93
Juliet, Art Magazine, N.62 April-May ‘93, Fiorenza De Vecchi, Italy
Segno, Artealita Internazionali D’Arte Contemporanea, Italy, N.121 2/93
Udine Teatro, Spectator, Udine, Italy, “Singolare piece con pittura e danza” 3/93
Il Piccolo, Danniela Volpe, Trieste, Italy, Ritratti in Movemento” 1/31/93
Primoski, Jagoslavia, “American Artist Jean Edelstein” 1/27/93
IL Piccolo, Alessandro Perelli, Trieste, Italy, “Dono al Revoltella” 1/22/93
Trieste Oggi, Paquito Alonso, “Multimedoalita Significa” 1/29/93
Messaggero Veneto, Italy, Federica Zar”, E La Pittura Diventa Danza 1/29/93
IL Mercatino, Trieste, Italy, “Acquarello Beneaugurante in Dono Al Revoltella”
Messaggero Veneto, Italy, IL Dono della Edelstein” 2/4/93
Trieste Oggi, Italy, “Disegnare Danzando: Si Puo Fare, e Piace”, 2/2/93
Artweek, Timothy Nolan, “Jean Edelstein at Sherry Frumkin”, 6/18/92
The Reflowering of the Goddess, Gloria Feman Orenstein, Pergamon Press, Inc.
The Once and Future Goddess, Elinor Gadon, Harper and Row
Exposures-Women and Their Art, Betty A.Brown, Arlene Raven, Kenna Love, Newsage Press
Kedaulatan Rakyat, Yogyarkata, Indonesia, 8/23/89
Los Angeles Times, Cathy Curtis, “The Art Galleries”, 3/31/89
Los Angeles Times, Suvan Geer, “The Art Galleries”, 3/31/88
The Woman’s Building, Betty Ann Brown, 15th Ann. Exhibit Catalogue
Visions Magazine, Kathy Zimmerer, Summer, 1988
Artweek, “A Challenge to Feminine Positions”, Betty Ann Brown, 1/88
ArtScene, Bill Lazerow, 12/87
L.A. Times Magazine, “Behind the Studio Door”, Susan Price 5/24/87
Los Angeles Times, “The Art Galleries”, Colin Gardner, 1/10/86
Siam, Thailand, 7/28/86
The West Hollywood Paper, “Michael Laurence of Art”, Michael Laurence, 12/26/85
Artweek, “Reviving the Goddess”, Katja Williamson, 3/9/85
The Los Angeles Times, “The Galleries”, William Wilson, 2/22/85
ArtScene, “The Spirit of the Goddess”, Marina La Palma, 2/85
Artscene, “Seven Artists Who are Women”, David Rubin, 1984
Long Beach Weekend Plus, “Five Diverse Artists United in Spirit”, Shirle Gottlieb, 7/16/84
Jardin des Modes, “Parade des Arts”, Pierre Zins, Paris, 6/84
Techo Bijutsu Monthly ARts Magazine, Takako Miura, Tokyo, 12/83
Asahi Evening News, Rosemary Warburton, Tokyo, 2/4/83
Der Bund, Bern, Switzerland, 6/21/83
Artweek, “Aspirations and Hope”, Constance Mallison, 12/18/82
Images and Issues, “Jean Edelstein, Kim Abeles at Mirage”, Pamela Hammond, 3/82
Artweek, “Familial Perceptions”, Betty Ann Brown, 4/10/82
Los Angeles Times, “The Galleries”, Suzanne Munchnic, 10/30/81
Artweek, “Veiled Symmetries”, Ruth Weisberg, 11/14/81
Artweek, “Variations Within Group”, Neil Menzies, 11/1/81
Spinning Off, “Nine Respect Nine”, Leslie Belt, 1/80
Evening Outlook, “Perspective on Art”, Betje Howell, 9/1/79
Datamation Magazine, (cover), 3/79
Los Angeles Times, “The Galleries”, William Wilson, 12/3/74
Artweek, “Jean Edelstein”, Ronald Steen, 12/21/74
Los Angeles Times, “The Galleries”, William Wilson, 10/13/72


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS (Selected) Frauen Museum , Bonn, Germany
Revoltella Museum, Trieste, Italy
Laguna Beach Museum of ARt, Laguna Beach, CA
Skirball Museum, Hebrew Union college, Los Angeles, CA
Toyota Corporation, Torrance, CA
Atlantic Richfield Corporation (ARCO), Los Angeles, CA
Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Aerojet General Corporation, La Jolla, CA
Regent Hotel, Singapore
Lloyds Bank, Los Angeles, CA
Pier 66, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Marriott Hotel, Salt Lake City, UT
Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel, San Diego, CA
Lexington Hotel, Midland and Dallas, TX
Sheraton International O’Hare, Chicago, IL
Focus Lexington Hotel, Tulsa, OK
First Interstate Leasing Company, Pasadena, CA
Price Waterhouse, Los Angeles, CA
Capital Plaza Hotel, Palm Springs, CA
Marriott Hotel, Corpus Christi, TX
Grubb & Ellis, Los Angeles, CA
Monterey Sheraton Hotel, Monterey, CA
Jon Douglas Company, Beverly Hills, CA
Steelcase Inc., Los Angeles, CA
The Pep Boys Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA
Westco Savings Bank, Culver City, CA
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD
Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, CA
Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
Sheraton Sunrise Hotel, Rancho Cordova, CA
Dresel Burnham Lambert, Inc., Beverly Hills, CA
Sheraton Grande Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
Arthur Young & Company, Fresno, CA
Bodkin, McCarthy, Sargent & Smith, Los Angeles, CA
Fulop, Rolstom, McKetrick Law Firm, Los Angeles, CA
Bill Cosby, Jemmin Inc., Los Angeles
Robert Civitas Publishing, Sao Paolo, Brazil



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