Zelanski

The artist in his studio, circa 1970
PAUL ZELANSKI

born 1931, Hartford, CT
died 2015, Storrs, CT


EDUCATION

MFA Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
BFA Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, student of Joseph Albers
Certificate from The Cooper Union, New York City


TEACHING

Professor of Art, University of Connecticut, 19621995
Instructor of Art, North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, 19581962
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 19571958


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, Poland
Amel Gallery, New York City
Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth,Texas
Benton Museum, Storrs, Connecticut
Boston Museum of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
The Cooper Union, New York City
Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Dallas,Texas
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Grand Street Gallery, New York City
Maastricht Academy, Maastricht, Holland
North Texas State University, Denton, Texas
Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, Hartford, Connecticut
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, Poland
The Cooper Union, New York City
Forth Worth Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas
Harcourt Brace, Fort Worth, Texas
IBM Collection
Maastricht Academy, Maastricht, Holland
Smith Collection, Pueblo, Colorado
University of Massachusetts Drawing Collection, Amherst, Massachusetts
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Yale University Art Museum, New Haven, Connecticut


HONORS & AWARDS

Academia Italia Fellow
Academy of Fine Arts, Visiting Artist, Krakow, Poland
American Artist - Survey of American Contemporary Artists
Connecticut Art Directors Club, Hall of Fame Inductee
Getty Lecturer, North Texas State University, Denton, Texas
MacDowell Colonist
The Museum of Modern Art Archives, San Paulo, Brazil
New York Art Review
Rijkshogeschool, Visiting Artist, Maastricht, Holland


WORKS FEATURED IN

Art and the Creative Consciousness, Graham Collier, Prentice Hall
The Art of Drawing, Bernard Chaet, Prentice Hall
Interaction of Color, Joseph Albers, Yale Press
Studio Talk, Bernard Chaet, Prentice Hall


BOOKS PUBLISHED  (co-authored with Mary Pat Fisher)

The Art of Seeing, 8th edition 2011, Prentice Hall
Color, 6th edition 2010, Prentice Hall
Design Principles and Problems, 2nd edition 1996, Wadsworth/Cengage Learning
Shaping Space, 3rd edition 2007, Thomson Wadsworth