• Profile:


    Gilda Pervin received degrees from The University of Pittsburgh and The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. After graduation she moved from Pennsylvania to Texas where she made art,  taught and exhibited for seven years.  During that time she helped create "500 Exposition Gallery" where artists could live, work and exhibit art that reflected their personal visions. When she moved to New York in 1981 she continued her studio work, teaching and exhibiting.  She soon began teaching painting, drawing and sculpture at The New School, Department of Fine Arts, and now teaches painting and drawing at Parsons.  Her teaching experience includes teaching at The Creative Center, University Settlement, NY; The International Rescue Commitee, NY; Pratt Manhattan Center, NY; New Jersey School of the Arts, Montclair, NJ; Dallas County Community College, Dallas, TX; Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA; and The University of Pittsburgh.


    Degrees Held:

    Four Year Certificate: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

    M.Litt: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

    B.A.: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

    Professional Affiliations:

    New York Artist's Circle

    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Alumni Association

    Performances And Appearances:

    Collections: The Jewish Museum, New York; Burchfield-Penny Art Center, Buffalo, New York; The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, New Jersey; The Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey; The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas; Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas; AT&T, Chicago, Ill; Queensborough Community College, Bay Side, New York; The Art Mission, Binghamton, New York, Dixon Place, New York; and in private collections.


    Research Interests:

    Drawing, painting, sculpture, exploration of non-traditional materials, literature

    Awards And Honors:

    Art Cart: Saving the Legacy Project

    Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

    New York Foundation for the Arts, Artists' fellowship Grant in Sculpture

    Art Matters Supporting Grant

    Penny McCall Foundation Grant

    New York State Council on the Arts Project Grant

    Current Courses:

    Drawing 1 (Spring 2021)

    Drawing I (Spring 2021)