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Helen Bershad
Date: American painter, born 1934
Biography: Helen Bershad was born in Philadelphia in 1934 and graduated from Moore College of Art and Design in 1956, the same year she was awarded the John Frederick Lewis Fellowship. She began exhibiting at Marian Locks Gallery in 1978 and is known for her large, abstract paintings that explore color, form, line, patterning, and space. Bershad's work has been included in group exhibitions at the Allentown Museum, the Delaware Art Museum, and the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. In 1998, a retrospective was presented by the Woodmere Art Museum, and the artist's work is included in the public collections of the Delaware Art Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Woodmere, among others.