Michael Gitlin (1934-), Sculptor, Painting, Drawing. b. 1943, South Africa. Immigrated 1948. Studies: 1963-67 Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem; 1964-67 Hebrew University, Jerusalem; 197-72 Pratt Institute, New York, where he gained an M.F.A. Teaching: 1971-72 Pratt Institute, New York; 1973-74 New School, New York; 1976-77 and 1981-84 Parsons School of Design, New York; 1977-78 and 1985 Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem; since 1987 Columbia University, New York. Prizes: 1984-85 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and also the Guggenheim Fellowship; 2 George and Janet Jaffin Prize from America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Lives in New York.