fbpx

Ora Lerman

American1938-1998​

Ora Lerman was born in Campbellsville, Kentucky.  Lerman earned a BA at Antioch College and an MFA at Pratt Institute. From 1971 to 1998, she was professor of art at Suffolk Community College. During those years, she maintained active studios in New York City and Laceyville, Pennsylvania, where she had a country home. After her death in 1998, her Laceyville property became part of the Ora Lerman Charitable Trust, and since 2000 the trust has offered summer residencies through the Soaring Gardens Artists Retreat. A dedicated activist for women in the arts, Lerman was one of the founders of the New York chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art and contributed a number of articles about women artists to ARTS magazine.

She was the recipient of numerous awards, including a Fulbright Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Grant Fellowship, and an Andrew Mellon Fellowship. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Prince Street Gallery, New York; the Brooklyn Museum; the Jewish Museum, New York and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC.

Ora Lerman was born in Campbellsville, Kentucky.  Lerman earned a BA at Antioch College and an MFA at Pratt Institute. From 1971 to 1998, she was professor of art at Suffolk Community College. During those years, she maintained active studios in New York City and Laceyville, Pennsylvania, where she had a country home. After her death in 1998, her Laceyville property became part of the Ora Lerman Charitable Trust, and since 2000 the trust has offered summer residencies through the Soaring Gardens Artists Retreat. A dedicated activist for women in the arts, Lerman was one of the founders of the New York chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art and contributed a number of articles about women artists to ARTS magazine.

She was the recipient of numerous awards, including a Fulbright Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Grant Fellowship, and an Andrew Mellon Fellowship. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Prince Street Gallery, New York; the Brooklyn Museum; the Jewish Museum, New York and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC.

Works by Ora Lerman

Ora Lerman - Untitled (Still life II)
Ora Lerman - Untitled (Still life I)

Sign Up

Auction Preview

Hours

Saturday, July 27 12-4PM
Sunday, July 28 12-4PM
Monday, July 29 10-4PM

Auction

Tuesday, July 30 12:30PM

Capsule Gallery Auction
618 E. 9th Street
New York, NY 10009
(212)353-2277

Capsule Gallery Auction
618 E. 9th Street
New York, NY 10009
(212)353-2277

Bid Live with

Capsule is excited to announce the launch of CapsuleLive, our brand new online bid platform which offers real-time bidding for Capsule sales and absentee bidding beforehand.

CapsuleLive has been developed for the convenience of our buying community and, while our galleries are closed to the public during the current COVID-19 crisis,  CapsuleLive members will receive the discounted floor bidder’s BP of 25%. 

It’s the same high-quality service and innovative expertise you expect from us at Capsule, now direct to you with extra benefits. Up your art game and join us on CapsuleLive.

Member Benefits

  • Platform-only sales exclusive to CapsuleLive
  • Discounted shipping rates from our transportation partner DAKS Logistics
  • Streaming video features for virtual exhibition and remote viewing of our auctions

Future Releases

  • Exclusive members-only auction previews
  • Preferred access to virtual exhibitions and remote viewing
  • Live bidding app and instant notifications
  • Streaming video features for our auctions