Itshak Holtz: Biographical Highlights
By Aliza Holtz, Ph.D.
Copyright ©2011 Aliza Holtz. All rights reserved.

Born 1925 in Skiernewice, Poland to Aryeh and Lisa Holtz
Emigrated to Jerusalem in 1935
Attended Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, 1945-1947
Emigrated to United States in 1950
Attended Art Students League, New York City 1950-1952
Studied under Robert Brackman, Robert Philip, and Harry Sternberg
Attended National Academy of Design under Robert Philip, 1953

Group Shows and Galleries:
The Little Studio, New York
ContinentaI Art Gallery, New York
Allied Artists, New York
National Academy of Design, New York
International Art Show, New York
Karlebach Gallery, New York
Tyringham Galleries, Massachusetts
Yeshiva University Museum
Gallery 12, Arts Interaction, New York
YMWA in Washington Township, New Jersey
Chassidic Art Institute, New York
Brushstroke, New York

One-Man Shows:
Theodore Herzl Institute, New York, 1967
Tyringham Galleries, Massachusetts, 1971
Karlebach Gallery, New York, 1982
Jewish Community Center on the Palisades, New Jersey, 1991
Yeshiva University Museum, 1992-1993
The Jerusalem Great Synagogue, Israel, 2011

Awards and Honors:
Academic of Italy with Gold Medal, 1981
Diploma of Merit, University de le Arti Terme, Italy, 1982
Gold Medal for Artistic Merit, international Parliament for Safety and Peace, 1985
Board of Directors’ Award, Arts Interaction, New York, March 1989
Award, Arts Interaction, October 1989
Award, Arts Interaction, March 1990
Grumbacher Silver Medal and Certificate for Best in Show, Arts Interaction, April 1991
Judge, 13th Annual Autumn Show at Gallery 12, Arts Interaction, September 1991.

Everyday Life
Jewish Life
Still Life

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