Selected
Solo Exhibitions
2007 Life in Bronze: The Sculpture of George Anthonisen, The Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme, CT  
  2006  The Sculpture of George R. Anthonisen, Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
  1999  Reflections on The Human Condition: Nine Sculptures by George R. Anthonisen
Center for Interfaith Relations, Festival of Faiths, Gardens of Louisville, Louisville, KY
  1998  George R. Anthonisen - Sculpture and Fresco, Bianco Gallery, Buckingham, PA
  1996  The Compassionate Spirit: Sculpture and Fresco by George R. Anthonisen
Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA
  1995 Philadelphia Flower Show, Gale Nurseries presents Sculpture in Harmony (featuring five Anthonisen bronzes, Awarded Best of Show)
  1994 George R. Anthonisen - New Work: Fresco and Sculpture, Bianco Gallery, Buckingham. PA
  1992  Anthonisen, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
  1989 I Set Before You This Day, Rotunda, Cannon House Office Building, U.S.Capitol, Washington, DC
  1986 University of Scranton Art Gallery, Scranton, PA
  1981-82 Bjorn Lindgren Gallery, New York, NY
  1979 Moody Gallery, Pasadena, CA
  1966 Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
     
Selected
Group Exhibitions
2015 When I Was Here, Augustus Saint Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH  
  2015  The Rodin Legacy, The James A.Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
     

Selected
Public Collections

World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (world headquarters)
U.S. Capitol Building, Hall of Columns, Washington, DC
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
Center for Interfaith Relations, Louisville, KY
Atlanta University, Trevor Arnett Library, Atlanta, GA
University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
Washington School of Psychiatry, Washington, DC
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
J. Henry Schroder Bank & Trust Company, New York, NY
Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park, PA
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Doylestown Hospital (Women’s Diagnostic Center), Doylestown, PA

     
Selected Awards: Exemplary Achievement in the Arts Award, Bucks County Chamber of Commerce, 1985; Alaska State Council on the Arts1976; U.S. Department of Interior, Sculptor-in-residence, Augustus Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site 1971, Cornish, NH; Honorary member, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA 2002; Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA 2009.
     
Education: University of Vermont,BA 1961;National Academy of Design, New York, NY 1961-1962 (with Adolph  Block, Paul Fjelde, Douglas Gorsline); Art Students League, New York, NY 1962-1964 (with Jose De  Creeft, John Hovannes); Dartmouth College Medical School 1967; U.S.Army 1955-1957.
     
Selected Bibliography

The Sculpture of George R. Anthonisen, Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, New Haven, CT. 2006; Showing Humanity's Extremes, Valerie Reed, Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, June 22, 2003; Artists of the River Towns: Their works and their stories, Doris Brandes, River Arts Press, 2002; The Art Gene: George and Daniel Anthonisen, Video Tape, James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA, 2000; Dedication WW II Memorial: Promise/Anthem by George R. Anthonisen, Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA, 1998; The Compassionate Spirit: Sculpture & Fresco of George R. Anthonisen; Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA, 1996; Quest: George R. Anthonisen, Sculptor, NJ Cable Television Network, produced by College of New Jersey, 1993; Acceptance of the Statue of Senator Ernest Gruening, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978. Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Art; Who's Who in the East and more


Read the Summer 2017 article from Sculpture Review - Taking Shape.

Read our six page interview with George published in the November/December National Sculpture Society News Bulletin.

George Anthonisen bequeaths his entire collection to The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College. Click here to download PDF for more information.
 


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