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Ilene Winn-Lederer: Award Winning Illustrator and Graphic Designer

Ilene Winn-Lederer

Ilene Winn-Lederer Illustration & Fine Arts
986 Lilac Street • Pittsburgh, PA 15217 • USA• (412) 421-8668
e-mail: ilene@winnlederer.com internet: www.winnlederer.com
Education
1965 – 1968 The Chicago Academy of Fine Arts
1960 – 1964 The Museum School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Employment
1975 –Present Illustrator/Graphic Designer
The Magic Eye Gallery Pittsburgh
Ilene Winn-Lederer Illustration & Fine Arts Pittsburgh, PA
1988 – 1992 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art / Illustration Department
College of Fine Arts/ Carnegie-Mellon University/ Pittsburgh, PA
Professional Affiliations
1996-Present The Pittsburgh Society Of Illustrators
1989–2005 The Graphic Artist’s Guild/ New York
1971-1999 The Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
1967 – 1968 The Artists Guild of Chicago
Solo Exhibitions

2003 Visual Alchymy
Gallery In The Square/Pittsburgh, PA
1993 Public Forums/Private Visions
Fine/Weis/Perlow Galleries: Jewish Community Center/ Pittsburgh, PA
1985 Visual Fiction: Selected Drawings and Paintings
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Gallery: Pittsburgh Center for the Arts/ Pittsburgh, PA
1978 The Irene Kaufmann Foundation
Jewish Community Center/ Pittsburgh, PA
1976 A Graphic Bouquet: Selected Prints and Drawings
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Gallery: Pittsburgh Center for the Arts/ Pittsburgh, PA

Selected Group Exhibits
2009 Fission of Form/Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators/Panza Gallery, Millvale, PA
2008 Pittsburgh ReCast/The Pittsburgh Society Of Illustrators
Senator John Heinz History Center (in association with The Smithsonian Institution), Pittsburgh, PA
2006 American Illustration 25 Annual Publication
2000/2005 The NY Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibitions, New York, NY
1997 – 2007 The Pittsburgh Society Of Illustrators Annual Exhibit
The John T. Barclay Galleries of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh/ Pittsburgh, PA
1997 – 1999 The Binding Of Isaac: Genesis XXII And Its Progeny/A Traveling Exhibition
The B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum/Washington, DC
1997 – 1998 Hidden, Concealed & Revealed: A Search For Jewish Identity
Fine/Weis/Perlow Galleries: Jewish Community Center/Pittsburgh, PA
1997 The Lion Invitational Exhibition
The B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum/Washington, DC
1996 – 1997 Response/Responsa: Jewish Art As Dialogue
Fine/Weis/Perlow Galleries: Jewish Community Center/Pittsburgh, PA
1992 – 1993 Legacies: A Multicultural Exhibit
The Westmoreland Museum of Art/Greensburg, PA
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts/Pittsburgh, PA
Harlan Gallery/Seton Hill College/Greensburg, PA
1988 – 1990 Faculty Exhibitions
Carnegie-Mellon University Gallery/ Pittsburgh, PA
1987 Waterworks ’87: Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
PPG Wintergarden Place/ Pittsburgh, PA
1972 – 1985 Invitational Exhibit
The Three Rivers Arts Festival/ Pittsburgh, PA
1984 Renaissance/Reconnaissance: Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art/ Loretto, PA
1983 Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Guest Artist
McClelland State Regional Gallery/ Melbourne, Australia
1982 Aqueous ’82
Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
The Westmoreland Museum of Art/ Greensburg, PA
1973 Appalachian Corridors Exhibit 3
Charleston Art Gallery of Sunrise/ Charleston, WV
1972 – 2001 Annual Exhibitions: Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
Carnegie Museum of Art/ Pittsburgh, PA
1969 Illustration West Exhibition
Museum of Science and Industry/ Los Angeles, CA
1967 – 1968 Annual Members Exhibit
The Artists Guild of Chicago/ AGC Gallery/ Chicago, IL
Awards/Recognition
2005 The New York Society of Illustrators 47th Annual Exhibition & Publication / New York, NY
Sequential Category
2001 Encountering The Second Commandment: The Samuel & Libbie Rosenberg Art Fund Award for ‘Bezalel’s Vision’ The American Jewish Museum of Greater Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2000 The New York Society of Illustrators 42nd Annual Exhibition & Publication / New York, NY
Editorial Category
The Maryland-Delaware-D.C.Press Association
EditorialCompetition/First Place in Feature Design Baltimore Jewish Times (Purim Issue Illustrations)
1998 The American Jewish Press Association: Simon Rockower Award (First Place) For Excellence In Magazine Illustration For Work Appearing In Hadassah Magazine/October 1997/New York, NY
1987 Purchase Award: The Friends For Art In The Pittsburgh Public Schools
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual Exhibit
Carnegie Museum of Art/ Pittsburgh, PA
1987 Grumbacher Gold Award : Pittsburgh Watercolor Society / Waterworks ’87
PPG Wintergarden Plaza/ Pittsburgh, PA
1984 Purchase Award: The Blount Collection of American Art
AAP Annual Exhibit: Carnegie Museum of Art/ Pittsburgh, PA
1982 Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Award: Aqueous ’82
Westmoreland Museum of Art/ Greensburg, PA

Collections
MARC Advertising Corporation / Pittsburgh, PA
AVM Corporation/ Pittsburgh, PA
The Blount Collection of American Art/ Montgomery, AL
Ketchum Communications, Inc./ Pittsburgh, PA
Sauer, Inc./ Pittsburgh, PA
Holiday Inn Corporation/ Pittsburgh, PA
The Friends For Art in the Pittsburgh Public Schools/ Pittsburgh, PA
Neutrogena, Inc./ Los Angeles, CA
Congregation Shaare Torah/Pittsburgh, PA
Congregation Beth Shalom/Pittsburgh, PA
The Jewish Community Center /Pittsburgh, PA
Books and Publications
Between Heaven & Earth: An llluminated Torah Commentary (Pomegranate, 2009) Ilene Winn-Lederer, Author/Illustrator
The Alchymical Zoodiac Ilene Winn-Lederer Author/Illustrator, 2009 Imaginarius Editions, Pittsburgh PA.
Stitchburgh Ilene Winn-Lederer Author/Illustrator, 2010 Imaginarius Editions, Pittsburgh PA.
The Little Sheep Who Couldn’t Sleep Ilene Winn-Lederer Author/Illustrator, 2011 Imaginarius Editions, Pittsburgh PA.
The Golden Dreydl Ellen Kushner & Ilene Winn-Lederer/Illustrator, 2007 Charlesbridge Publishers, Watertown, MA.
How To Grow As An Illustrator Michael Fleishman 2007 Allworth Press/NY-pp. 22,76,81,82,102,104,107-108,110,69,72-73,74,227-228,64,66,166,169,173, 77-79,116.
American Illustration 25 2006
The New York Society of Illustrators 47th Annual Exhibition 2005
The New York Society of Illustrators 42nd Annual Exhibition 2000
Exploring Illustration:An In-Depth Guide to the Art and Techniques of Contemporary Illustration Michael Fleishman 2004 Thomson/Delmar Learning Publications/NJ pp.11,81,96,161,165,174-175,246,C-11
Starting Your Career As A Freelance Illustrator Or Graphic Designer Michael Fleishman 2001 Allworth Press/ NY–pp. 66,199.216.221,237
The Tapestry of Jewish Time Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin & Ilene Winn-Lederer 2000
Behrman House Publishers, Springfield,NJ
The PRINT Magazine Regional Design Annual 1986 pp. 233, 241
Creative Illustration Directory Vol. 8 Graphic Artist’s Guild, November, 1991 p.136
Visual Fiction™ Ilene Winn-Lederer, Focus Magazine. Sunday Pittsburgh Tribune Review,
Monthly Feature, Oct. 93-Jan. 97
Lettering Arts, Joanne Fink and Judy Kastin, PBC International, Inc. Glen Cove, NY. 1993, p. 106
The Guild News Graphic Artist’s Guild Newsletter Spring, 1993 Book Reviews
Sometimes I Am A Kite Kathleen A. Thompson & Ilene Winn-Lederer. 1991 Simon and Schuster, NY The Binnacle Boy: Investigating Mysteries, Paul Fleischman & Ilene Winn-Lederer
Scholastic, Inc. New York, 1992.

Reviews
The Jewish Chronicle Of Pittsburgh, October 6, 2009
With Between Heaven & Earth, Winn-Lederer Explores The Chain of Torah Interpretation, p. 14 Eric Lidji
Hadassah Magazine, October –November 2009 Book Review p.69 Zelda Shluker
The Baltimore Jewish Times October 9, 2009 Illuminating Holiness, pp.46-47 Adam Stone
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review February 16, 1997 Entertainment (“Keeper Of The Faith”)
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette May 1, 1993 Home Section, p. C-6 ART/Donald Miller
The Jewish Chronicle Of Pittsburgh May 20, 1993, p.15 article by Iris Sampson (“Art Show Brings Bible, History To Life.”)
Thuringische Landeszeitung, Germany, 24 Februar, 1989 (“Unter dem Zeichen des Davidsterns.”)
Pittsburgh Magazine May 1989 Art Review/Harry Schwalb p. 25
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review September 6, 1987 Entertainment/ James L. Winokur
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette January 9, 1976 ART/Donald Miller

Selected Clients: Illustration & Graphic Design
New York
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
Hadassah Magazine
Hadassah House Communications
Na’amat Woman Magazine
Israel Bond Development Corporation
Doubleday & Company, Publishers
Simon & Schuster, Publishers
Scholastic Publishers, Inc.
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Children’s Television Workshop
New Jersey
Pearson/Prentice-Hall Publishers, Inc.
Pearson/Scott Foresman Publishers, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
The Baltimore Jewish Times
Washington, DC
Jewish Woman International Magazine
Chicago, IL
Cricket Magazine/Carus Publishing Group
McDonald’s Corporation
Recycled Paper Products, Inc.
Madison, WI
The Progressive Magazine
Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Boston
Charlesbridge Publishers
The International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
RedWheel Weiser Publishers
Greensboro, NC
USAir Magazine / Pace Communication
Washington, DC
Moment Magazine
Policy Review Magazine
Corte Madera, CA
Portal Publications, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Studios, Inc.
Continental Airlines
Elektra Records, Inc.
Sacramento, CA
Tower Record Corporation:
PULSE Magazine/Classical PULSE
Tokyo, JAPAN
The SONY Corporation