James Rosati
American Artist (1911-1988)

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James Rosati Biography
1911 Born in Washington, PA
1928-29 Played violin in the Pittsburgh String Symphony
1934 Turned to sculpture
1937-41 Worked on WPA Art Project, enabling him to work full time as a sculptor
1944 Moved to New York
1949 Charter Member of the Club (the Eighth Street Club)
1954 Taught at Pratt Institute, New York
1955 Taught at Cooper Union, New York
1960 Brandeis University Creative Arts Award
1960-73 Professor of Sculpture, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1962 Frank Logan Medal & Prize for Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago
Providence Arts Club Prize, Providence, RI
Carborundum Major Abrasive Marketing Award
1963 Visiting Critic in Sculpture, Hopkins Art Center, Dartmouth College
1964 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
1966 National Foundation on the Arts & Humanities Grant
1973 Design in Steel Award, American Iron & Steel Institute
1977 Visiting Critic in Sculpture, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
1981 Juror for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial design competition
1988 Died in New York, New York (New York Times Obituary)