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Rose Sigal Ibsen Collection

Identifier: BUSC-2014-003


  • circa 2000-2010

Biographical / Historical

Rose Sigal Ibsen was born in Romania, migrated to Israel after World War II, and then moved to the United States in 1957. After a successful career as an enamelist, she studied jewelry design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and subsequently received many design awards. In 1979 she began studying Sumi paining at the KoHo School of Sumi-e in New York. She also studied Chinese brushwork at the Zhejiang Academy in China. Sigal Ibsen won accolades as a distinguished american sumi brush artist. She had many exhibitions throughout the United Sates and also exhibited in China. Among the awards for her works were an Award of Excellence in Calligraphy from Kamp Cultural Center, NY and an Award of Merit from Manhattan Arts magazine. Sigal Ibsen passed away at age 93 on March 29, 2016 in her home in New York City.


1 Box (Seven (7) Chinese scrolls created by Rose Sigal Ibsen.) : Scrolls are stored rolled.

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Rose Sigal Ibsen collection
Jean Green
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Part of the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections Repository

Binghamton NY 13902 USA