Theresa Bernstein

(American, 1890 - 2002)

Theresa F. Bernstein was born in Philadelphia and studied there at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Philadelphia School of Design, and at the Art Students' League, New York City. She also was a student of Henry B. Snell, Elliott Daingerfield, and Daniel Garber. She was a member of the National Association of Women Artists and the Society of Independent Artists, New York City, the Gloucester Society of Artists, Gloucester, and the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Hartford, Connecticut. Her work is included in collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., the Whitney Museum of Art, New York City, and Harvard and Princeton Universities. Paintings and etchings by Theresa Bernstein and her late husband, William Meyerowitz, have been on exhibit at the Cape Ann Historical Association, Gloucester, Massachusetts, and at several private galleries. The artist has recently completed a book about experiences from the 1920s which she and Meyerowitz enjoyed as part of the art world in New York City and Gloucester, Massachusetts.