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artist , educator

Barbara Rothenberg, American artist, educator. Certified secondary school art teacher, New York City and N. Y. State. Recipient Outstanding Women of Connecticut award, 2003; Indo-American Fulbright scholar, 1992-1993; grantee Court Commission, 1989. Member College Art Association, Fulbright Association, Silvermine Guild Art Center, Westport Art Center.

Background

Rothenberg, Barbara was born on June 21, 1933 in New York City. Daughter of Maxwell and Belle (Israel) Henkin.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, University Michigan, 1954. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1956.

Career

Art teacher Riverdale Junior High School, New York City, 1956-1968. Art teacher Continuing Education City College of New York, 1962-1968. Adjunct associate professor Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1970-1982.

Lecturer art education School Visual Arts, New York City, 1980-1982. Adjunct professor fine arts Norwalk (Connecticut) Community College, 1980-1988. Adjunct professor art history and studio art Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, 1985-1993, Fairfield (Connecticut) University, 1988-1998, Silvermine Guild Art Center, 1988—2010.

Lecturer in field; artist-in-residence Sanskriti, India, 1993, Weir Farm, 2000, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, 2000. Visiting artist University Hyderabad, India, 1993. Curator Word/Image Westport Art Center, 2003.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary school art teacher, New York City and N. Y. State.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Connecticut Gallery, 1989, Ingber Gallery, 1988, Manchester Community College, 1991, Discovery Museum, 1997, Silvermine Guild, 1998, 2005, Gallery Contemporary Art Sacred Heart University, 2000, 09, Flinn Gallery, 2007, Retrospective: Timelines. (featured film) Years in The Making, 2010, exhibited in group shows at Bruce Museum, 1989, Katonah Museum, 1992, University Connecticut William Benton Museum, 1995, United Nations, New York City, 2000, Hebrew Union Institute Museum, New York City, 2003-2004, West Wind Gallery, 2004, Van Brunt Gallery, 2006, Silvermme Gmed, since 2009

    • others.

Membership

Member College Art Association, Fulbright Association, Silvermine Guild Art Center, Westport Art Center.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, hiking, reading, travel, singing.

Connections

Married Abraham Rothenberg, March 12, 1961. Children: David, Daniel.

father:
Maxwell Henkin

mother:
Belle (Israel) Henkin

spouse:
Abraham Rothenberg

children:
David Rothenberg

Daniel Rothenberg