Paul D. Bederson
Figurative Bronze Sculpture
  


Artist with "Nadine" (2004)
About The Artist
BIOGRAPHY
Paul earned a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the University of Iowa. He later became a CPA and was managing partner of Bederson and Company, CPA´s from 1969 to 1981. In 1982 he joined the international importing firm of Consolidated Bearings where he became President and CEO from 1982 until his retirement in 1998.

In 2002, he started studies of the lost wax and bronze casting foundry methods at the Armory Art Center in Palm Beach, Florida. Having never had any art experience he would say "the only thing I have ever drawn in my life was a check" was a statement of fact. However, from this start a passion was born that continues to evolve for the sculpting of the human figure through beauty and movement. Although self taught Paul has received many critical compliments from great artists´. Gaulberto Rocchi said, "Paul you have captured a flow and movement that is seldom seen in sculpture today." Richard MacDonald said, "Paul you create beautiful faces in your sculpture." Angela Di Bello says, "Bederson's lissome sculpted woman infuse the ancient tradition of bronze with dynamic sense of movement. The sensual contours of each figure's form belie the inanimate solidity of the metal."
SELECTED AWARDS AND ACHEIVEMENTS
Faculty Member - Armory Arts Center (Palm Beach, FL), Advanced Sculpting of Details - (2008 to Present)
Finalist - Armory Arts Center Annual Exhibition (2004, 2005 and 2006)
Finalist - Florida Artist Showcase Exhibition (2005)
Finalist - Boca Raton Museum of Art Guild Images Exhibit (2004, 2005 and 2006)
Accepted by the Corcoran School of Art (Washington DC) for advanced study of the human
figure and portraiture (2004)
Paul was invited to study in the master'´s workshop of Richard MacDonald at his Monterey
CA studio (2007)
GALLERY AND MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
Armory Art Center - West Palm Beach, Florida
Hamilton Jewelers (Artist-in-Residence) - Palm Beach Gardens and Palm Beach, Florida
Metro Art Gallery - Delray Beach, Florida
Sher Gallery - Aventura, Florida
Rodin International - St. Armands, Sarasota, Florida
Agora Gallery - SoHo, New York
Gemini Fine Art Gallery - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
ArtExpo - Javitts Center, New York
Schacknow Museum Of Fine Art - Plantation, Florida
Artist´s Mission Statement
"My purpose as an artist is to create everlasting beauty in poetic bronze
sculpture, so that our world will be enriched through my art."

  
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