C.V.

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JULIE ROTBLATT AMRANY

Education and Instruction

2014 Conversations on Art & Science, Multiverse: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies, The LeRoy Neiman Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2013 Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Masters in Fine Art
1995-00 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Continuing Education Department, instructor in figure modeling
1992 Art Education Certification, completed at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1992 Rotblatt-Amrany Fine Art School co-founded with husband, Omri. The School is an international center for the full development of visual arts excellence
1987-89 Kibbutz Ashdot Yaakov, Israel
1985 Pietrasanta and Perugia, Italy. Studied in marble carving ateliers: Renzo Santioli and Sems.
1982 College of Marin, studied Fine Art, Marin, CA
University of California studied Figure Sculpture, Davis, CA
1981 Art Institute of Chicago, studied sculpture, Chicago, IL
1980 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. Received Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art
1979 University of Bordeaux, France, studied French and Art History
1976 University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Awards
2013-2014 Special Merit Award, Best of Highwood, IL for Studio of Rotblatt Amrany.
1995 Special Merit Award for “The Spirit” Michael Jordan Statue from the Chicago Bar Association

Private Commissions

2017 The Quintessential Engineer, University of Illinois Engineering Department, Champaign-Urbana, IL
2016 LA Kings 50th Anniversary, Los Angeles Kings Hockey Club, Los Angeles, CA
2016 John Wooden, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2015 Solace (9/11 Memorial), Highwood City Hall, Highwood, IL
2015 Luc Robitaille, Los Angeles Kings, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Rosalind Franklin, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL
2013 The Battle for Harmony, Jackie Chan Tribute, JC Group, Shanghai, China
2012 John Purdue, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Stan Mikita, Chicago Blackhawks United Center, Chicago, IL
Jerry West, Staples Center/Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles, CA
Scottie Pippen, Chicago Bulls United Center, Chicago, IL
2010 We Will Never Forget, Chicago Police Gold Star Families Memorial & Park, Chicago, IL
Fred Silverman & Daniel Burke, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Hollywood, CA
Dancing Electrons, Simmons Cancer Institute, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
Chick Hearn, Staples Center/Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles, CA
Vortex of Healing Waters, Kellogg Cancer Care Center, Evanston, IL
2009 Johnny Red Kerr, Chicago Bulls, United Center, Chicago, IL
2008  2005 Championship Piece, Chicago White Sox, US Cellular Field, Chicago, IL
2007 Billy Pierce, Chicago White Sox, US Cellular Field, Chicago, IL
2006 Freedom’s Sacrifice, Veterans Memorial, American Legion Post 145, Highland Park, IL
Cascading Melody, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
2005 Quest for Exploration: James A. Lovell, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, Chicago
2004 George Halas Memorial bas relief, Chicago Bears, Soldier Field, Chicago, IL
2003 Vince Lombardi, Green Bay Packers, Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI
Community Veterans Memorial, (6.5 acres with eight major figurative groupings in bronze and granite), Veterans Memorial Park, Munster, IN
2002 Barry Pitler Memorial Sculpture, Rush North Shore Hospital, Skokie, IL
Winnie Palmer Memorial, Private commission, Nature Park, LaTrobe, PA
2001 Spiraling Harmony, Private commission, Lake Forest, IL
2000 Detroit Tigers Hall of Fame Players, Detroit Tigers Stadium, Detroit, MI
Janet Friend Memorial, Highland Park District Library, Highland Park, IL
Lady of Mount Carmel, Mt. Carmel High School, Chicago, IL
1998 Cascading Melodies, Stone family commission, Highland Park, IL
1997 Support and Survival, donation, Y-Me Breast Cancer Organization, Chicago, IL
St. Therese of the Roses and Child Jesus, Carmelite Monastery, Philadelphia, PA
1996 Standing Tall, tribute to Fr. John Smyth, Maryville Academy, Des Plaines, IL
Healing Energy, (oil on canvas triptych) Kellogg Cancer Care Center, Evanston, IL
1995 The Legacy, Annual Award for City of Hope Golf Tournament, Los Angeles
1992 Conductor’s Hands, Quaker Oats Corporation, Chicago, IL
1989 Milkovsky, memorial for a Partisan of WWII, J.C.C., Skokie, IL

Public Collections
2006 Preservation of the Union: Abraham Lincoln 1/3 section bronze bas relief, Lincoln
Presidential Library, Springfield, IL
1994 The Spirit: Michael Jordan,  Chicago Bulls, United Center, Chicago, IL. Replicas in collections of: White House Collection, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar.

Exhibitions and Projects
2017 Narratives in Glass, Echt Gallery, The Art Center Highland Park, IL
2017 Continuum, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017 Seeing Red, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
2016 Dialogue Chicago: Full Force, exhibited by Chicago’s Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL
Dada Lives, exhibited by University of Cincinnati Blue Ash Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Art Palm Beach, exhibited by Chicago’s Echt Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
2015 Group Show, Echt Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Venice Biennale 3, The Biennial Project, Venice, Italy
2014 Science Inspires Art: The Brain, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
National Wet Paint MFA Biennial, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL
90 Year Celebration of Kibbutz Ashdot-Yaacov, Museum of Uri & Rami Nachushtan, Jordan Valley, Israel
2013 Boston Young Contemporaries Group Exhibit, Boston University, Boston, MA
M.F.A. Graduate Exhibition, Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, MA
2012 The Blues Legacy: Tribute to Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters, and Koko Taylor, Discovery Museum of Lake County, Wauconda, IL
2011 Beethoven Festival Set Design/Video, Ballet Chicago’s Creatures of Prometheus, Chicago, IL
2007 Group Show, The Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt Amrany, Highwood, IL
2006 Amdur Gallery, Glenview, IL
2003 Zigman-Voss Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002 Signature Art Gallery, Glencoe, IL
2001 Theatre of the Soul, one-woman exhibition, Chateau d’Amboise, France
Cora Art Gallery, France
The Ottinger Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000 Shanghai Art Fair 2000, Shanghai, China
Beaux Arts Invitational Exhibition, Paris, France
1999 Moxley-Ross & Naranjo Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
Millennium Group Show, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
Fall Show, Rotblatt-Amrany Fine Art School, Highland Park, IL
1998 Fine Art Exhibition, Daley Center, Chicago, IL
1997 East West Gallery, Miami, FL
1996 North Shore Congregation Israel, Glencoe, IL
Mars Landing Celebration, Planetary Society, Los Angeles, CA
1995 Fall Show, Rotblatt-Amrany Fine Art School, Highland Park, IL.
Palette & Chisel Academy, Tavern Club, Chicago, IL
Lineart International Art Exhibition, Ghent, Belgium
1994 Daley Center, Chicago, IL
1993 Carole Jones Gallery, River North Gallery District, Chicago, IL
1992 East West Gallery, Chicago, IL
Portraits/Chicago, Chicago, IL
1990 Fermi Lab Invitational Exhibition, Batavia, IL
Carlan Collection, Palm Springs, CA
East West Gallery, Chicago, IL
1989 Colby’s Corporate Exhibition, Lincolnwood, IL
Firenze Gallery, Lake Forest, IL
North Shore Congregation Israel, Glencoe, IL
1988 Shai Danon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
La Galleria Caesar, Tiberias, Israel
1987 Orange Plus Gallery, Haifa, Israel
1985 Perugia Center for the Arts, Perugia, Italy
1984 Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, CA
1983 California College of Art and Craft, Oakland, CA

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