EDWARD LELAND ROTHFARB    
236 South Orange Drive 
Los Angeles, CA. 90036 
(310) 951 3366  
edroth1@mac.com 

BORN, 1950
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

2010 Ph.D | University of California, Los Angeles, Art History

2003 M.A. | University of California, Los Angeles, Art History 

1972 B.F.A | School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Tufts University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1989 Sculpture Center, Gallery Two, New York, NY

1987 Edward Rothfarb: New Drawing and Sculpture, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

1982 Monumenta Merziana, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

1981 A Chamber Piece, Donnelly and Stux Gallery, Boston, MA  

1980 Saint-Gaudens Memorial Museum, Cornish, NH

1978 Studio Show, sponsored by Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

City at the Center, Goodrich Gallery, Williams College, Williamstown, MA and Helen Shlien Gallery, Boston, MA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1991 Artists @ Home, Bill Bace Gallery, New York, NY

Models and Drawings of Finalists, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1988 Everson Museum Biennial, Syracuse, NY

1987 Artists Choose Artists, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

Small Works, Sculpture Center Gallery, New York, NY 

1986 Creighton Michael / Ed Rothfarb, East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, East Hampton, NY 

1985 Summer Selections, Part I, Stux Gallery, Boston, MA

1984 Eight Artists at Northside, Brooklyn, NY

Sited Sculpture at Walt Whitman Park, Brooklyn, NY

1983 Recent Acquisitions, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

1980 Architectural Sculpture, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

1979 Art of the State-Sculpture, Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA

Two Views: Two Sculptors, Hayden Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Six Sculptors, ICA, Boston, MA

1978 Luminations, Nobe Gallery, New York, NY

Models for Large-Scale Sculptural Proposals, Helen Shlien Gallery, Boston, MA

A Dream That My Friend Told Me, PS1 Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, NY 

1977 Current Concerns, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA

Alan Motch / Ed Rothfarb, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA

1975 Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY 

Substance / Presence, Boston Visual Artist’s Union Gallery, Boston, MA

Whitney Biennial – Five Artists, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gallery, Boston, MA

PUBLIC SCULPTURE

1985 Athos, Walt Whitman Park, Brooklyn, NY 

1983 Istra, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

1980 Story: A Walk in the Woods, St Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH

AWARDS

2005 Asian Cultural Council: Art and Religion Fellowship

1993 Indo-American Fellowship Program

1992 Penny McCall Foundation Fellowship

1986 The Pollock Krasner Foundation

1982 New Works, Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities

1981 Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts

1980 Blanche Coleman Award

1978 Massachusetts Artists Foundation Fellowship in Sculpture

The Saint-Gaudens Memorial Fellowship

1975 Massachusetts Artists Foundation Fellowship in Sculpture

Works in Progress (NEA, ICA Boston, Boston 200) Boston, MA  

RESIDENCIES 

1993 Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME 

1992 The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

1989 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

1986 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

PUBLICATIONS

2012 Orchha and Beyond: Design at the Court of Raja Bir Singh Dev Bundela, Marg Foundation

1998 In the Land of the Taj Mahal, Henry Holt 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

1987 Zimmer, William. “Review.”  The New York Times, April 12

1986 Harrison, Helen A. “Review.”  The New York Times, May 25

1983 McFadden, Sarah. “Report From Boston.” Art in America, May 

Allara, Pamela. “Review.”  Art New England, January 

1981 Allara, Pamela.  “The Boston Art Party”,  Art News, November

1980 Leja, Michael. “Review.”  Art in America, January 

Burchett, Debra / Larson, Susan / Lippard Lucy.  Architectural Sculpture. LAICA

1979 Halbreich, Kathy. Two Views: Two Sculptors. Hayden Gallery, MIT

Onorato, Ronald.  “Review.”  Artforum, October

1978 Schwartz, Ellen. “Review.” Art News, November  

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