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Dorothy Elizabeth Clark Avin, American educator, artist. Certified advanced 5-12 professional mathematics teacher, 7-12 art teacher, Maryland. Recipient achivement in arts award Washington Performing Arts, 1987, art award National Renaissance Alive in American, 1991, 92, letter of recognition Barker Foundation, Washington, 1993; named Soho International Competition winner, 1992.


Avin, Dorothy Elizabeth Clark was born on September 30, 1948 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Frederick Holley and Catharine Annette (Lippincott) Clark.


Student, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1968. Bachelor in Art Education, Roosevelt University, 1971.


Substitute teacher, Chicago Public Schools, 1971-1972; substitute teacher, Miami (Florida) Jackson Senior H.S., 1972-1973; substitute teacher, Montgomery County (Maryland.) Public Schools, 1977-1979; substitute teacher, Sherwood H.S., Sandy Spring, Maryland., 1985-1986; office manager, Brian H. Avin, Doctor of Medicine P.A., 1980-1984; teacher mathematics, Magruder H.S., Rockville, Maryland., 1986-1987; teacher mathematics, Blair H.S., Silver Spring, Maryland., summer 1987; teacher mathematics, Bethesda (Maryland.)-Chevy Chase H.S., 1987-1988, 90; teacher art, Bethesda (Maryland.)-Chevy Chase H.S., 1987, 88-90; retired,, 1990. Curriculum developer, textbook evaluator Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, 1985-1989.


  • Certified advanced 5-12 professional mathematics teacher, 7-12 art teacher, Maryland.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group show Albright Knox Museum Contemporary Art, Buffalo, 1966, Caraitas Society of St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland, 1990-1996, Agora Galalery, New York City, 1992. Represented in permanent collection Museum Without Wall, Bemus Point, New York.


Active various charitble organizations, Montgomery County, 1977-1980, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 1995-1996. Fundraiser Wolf Trap Center for Performing Arts, Virginia, 1986, Sherwood High School, 1985-1986. Member National Education Association, Maryland Federation Art, Museum in Arts Museum (charter).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, landscape and interior design, gardening, dogs.


Married Brian Howard Avin, June 28, 1968 (divorced December 1986. Children: Jacquelyn Estelle Avin Nicoll, Lori Catharine Avin Meringolo.

Frederick Holley Clark

Catharine Annette (Lippincott) Clark

Brian Howard Avin

Lori Catharine Avin Meringolo Avin

Jacquelyn Estelle Avin Nicoll Avin