Ilene Winn-Lederer
Illustration, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania United States
 
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Contact details
986 Lilac Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Tel: 412 4218668
Brief Summary

Ilene Winn-Lederer, author & illustrator, can usually be found hovering between a mostly trusty iMac and a sometimes neat drawing table in her tiny treetop Pittsburgh studio, weaving stories & ideas into whatever visual mischief might light her fancy on the night you come to visit...

Webfolios:
www.winnlederer.com
www.magiceyegallery.com
Blog:
imaginarius13.wordpress.com

Books: 
Between Heaven & Earth: An Illuminated Torah Commentary    http://www.pomegranate.com/a166.html

The Alchymical Zoodiac: A Celestial Bestiary    http://www.winnlederer.com/zoodiacbook/default.htm

Stitchburgh   http://www.winnlederer.com/Stitchburgh/index.htm

The Little Sheep Who Couldn’t Sleep  http://www.winnlederer.com/sheep/index.htm


 
Clients
Clients for illustration include: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Children's Television Workshop, Charlesbridge Publishers, Simon & Schuster Publishers, Cricket Magazine, Hadassah, NY., Pomegranate Communications, CA, Lilith Magazine, The Progressive Magazine, Sony, Inc, Tokyo.
Professional Experience

 

 

 

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

                                             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.

                                    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



 


Awards and Recognition

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


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