Myra Weisgold, known familiarly as Marci, began her studies in art at the age of six. After a four-year break when she received a degree in mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, she returned to art.
She studied sculpture for ten years at the Frudakis Academy of the Arts in Philadelphia. Myra has a studio in Sarasota, Florida.
She has completed numerous public and private commissions for clients from France, Japan, Sweden, the Republic of China, and throughout the United States.
She has exhibited her work nationally, receiving numerous awards, and is collected by art lovers worldwide. Myra is an elected Fellow of the National Sculpture Society and is a member of many prestigious art societies.
AWARDED PRIZES BY:
National Sculpture Society, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Pen and Brush, Allied Artists of America, Artists Equity, Bucks County Sculpture Show, American Artists Professional League, Woodmere Art Museum, Main Line Art Center, Art in the Park
New York City National Academy of Design, National Sculpture Society, National Arts Club, Lever Building, Salmagundi Club, Pen and Brush.
Michigan Hillsdale College
Arizona Fleischer Museum
New Jersey Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts
Philadelphia Area Woodmere Art Museum, James A. Michener Art Museum, Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, American College, Federal Reserve Bank, Port of History Museum, Daylesford Abbey, Haverford School, Main Line Center of the Arts, Memorial Hall.
Florida University Park, Sarasota Symphony Hall, Sarasota Fine Arts Society, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Art Center Sarasota, Art League of Manatee County, Temple Beth El Art Festival.
South Carolina Brookgreen Gardens
Three life-size bronze figures for the Centennial celebration of Appalachian State University.
Seven bas reliefs and busts for the University of Pennsylvania.
Award sculpture for the Middle States Tennis Association.
Life-size bronze sculpture of Elizabeth Q. White for a park in Arizona.
Thirty-five half-size to life-size, full-figure bronze portraits for private individuals throughout the United States and France, Japan, Sweden, and Republic of China.