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Cheryl Lynn Parisi, American art educator. Achievements include selected as participant in the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop, Mississippi, 2009. Member Art Educators New Jersey (chairperson 1993 Year of the American Craft 1991-1993, publicity 50th anniversary conference 1990; president Bergen County chapter 1984-1986, Achievement award 1989), National Art Education Association.

Background

Parisi, Cheryl Lynn was born on August 26, 1955 in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Elza A. and Constance Leah (Sculley) Sockey.

Education

Bachelor, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1977. Master of Arts in Art Education, Columbia University, New York City, 2005.

Career

Piano instructor, Bergen County, New Jersey, 1972-1979; art teacher, Memorial School, South Hackensack, New Jersey, 1979-1980; art teacher, Hackensack Middle School, 1980-1984; art teacher, Nellie K. Parker School, Hackensack, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Achievements include selected as participant in the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop, Mississippi, 2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at The Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City, 1990, The Designer Craftsmen's Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1993, Gloucester County College, Sewell, New Jersey, 1993, Johnson and Johnson Corporation, Titusville, New Jersey, 1993, Arts Council Princeton, New Jersey, 1993, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1992, 94, Old Cultural Center juried Small Works Show, Demarest, New Jersey 2004, Macy Gallery, T.C., Columbia University, 2004, Art Center Northern New Jersey, 2006, James Howe Gallery, Kean University, Union, New Jersey, 2005, James Howe Gallery, Kean University Union New Jersey, 2010. Member panel for selection of educators for the National Endowment of the Humanities seminar American and British Children's Literature, Princeton, 1999. Author, co-director children's musical Claude Monet: A Bridge to the Past, 1999.

Membership

Member Art Educators New Jersey (chairperson 1993 Year of the American Craft 1991-1993, publicity 50th anniversary conference 1990. President Bergen County chapter 1984-1986, Achievement award 1989), National Art Education Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: playing the piano, reading.

Connections

Married Albert J. Parisi, April 18, 1981. 1 child, Christopher Thomas.

father:
Elza A. Sockey

mother:
Constance Leah (Sculley) Sockey

spouse:
Albert J. Parisi

child:
Christopher Thomas Parisi