A designer and goldsmith, Alice Abrams began her career in the arts at age eight, when she won her first art award from P.S. 233 in New York City. Alice was selected to attend New York's prestigious High School of Music and Art, after which she attended Cornell University's School of Architecture. Ms. Abrams then graduated from Pratt Institute in New York, majoring in Art Education. Ms. Abrams’ nascent artistic abilities were enhanced during an apprenticeship to highly recognized New York goldsmith, Ed Weiner. The earliest recognition for her jewelry was the "Young Americans Competition" in 1954, the same year she established Alice Abrams Jewelry. Subsequently Ms. Abrams received awards ranging from the "NASA Space Competition" to the "Swarovski Award," and she has represented the United States in an exhibition in Japan.
Ms. Abrams is a founding board member of the Alliance for Contemporary Art in Denver, and also a member of the International Women's Forum, a worldwide networking organization of women community leaders as well as The Society of North American Goldsmiths, The Women's Jewelry Association, San Diego and The Colorado Metalsmiths Association. Alice Abrams is married to Dr. Fredrick R. Abrams and they have three sons.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
10:00 - 5:30