Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture

Blanche Dombek

Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture
Region: Hancock, NH
MacDowell Fellowships: 1957, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1976

Blanche M. Dombek (1914-1987) was born in New York. She was a celebrated sculpture artist, known for using reclaimed materials. Dombek's work is included in the following collections; Brooklyn Museum, NY; Currier Gallery Art, Manchester, NH; Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA; and Brose Collection, Germany.

Dombek's work was commissioned by people across the U.S. and England including a commission for Isabella Stewart Gardener (Capricornus, 1969). Dombek died in an automobile accident in 1987 at the age of 73. A retrospective of her work was held in 1988 at the Sharon Arts Center in Sharon, NH.



Blanche Dombek worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander (1856-1915) and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander was highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served…

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