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Florence Roselin P. Flax Edit Profile

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Florence Roselin P. Flax, American photographer.

Background

Flax, Florence Roselin P. was born on June 23, 1936 in Brockton, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Samuel and Aida (Liebowitz) Polinsky.

Education

Student, Chandler School for Women, Boston, 1955.

Career

Secretary, Northeastern U., Boston, 1956-1963;independent artist, art dealer, Vienna, Virginia, 1974-1982;independent photographer specializing in infrared and macro-photography, hand tinting & polaroid transfers, Vienna, since 1982.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Featured in group exhibitions A.S.M.P., 1991-1995, 97, Tartt Gallery, Washington, 1991, International Platform Association, Washington, 1991, 92 (Judges Choice award, 2d prize 1993, 1st prize 1994, 3d prize 1994, 97, 1st prize 1995), International Platform Association (1st prize 1995, 99, 3d prize 1997, merit award 1998, 1st prize 1999), Ellipse Art Center, Arlington, Virginia, 1991, Capital Hill Art League, 1994-1998 (recipient Best in Show award 1996), Springfield Art Guild, 1995, Rock Creek Gallery, 1997-1998, Smithsonian Castle, Washington, since 1997, Smithsonian Museum American History, Washington, 1998, National Arboretum, 1998, Supreme Court, 1998, 99, Fraser Gallery, Washington, 1999, Multimedia over Coax Alliance Gallery, Washington, 1999. Solo exhibits (spon. By Capital Hill Art League) include Franklin National Bank, Maryland, 1997, Franklin National Bank, Washington, 1997, At "Provisions", Washington, 1996, 97, Home of Stewart Mott, Washington, 1996-1998, Romanian Embassy, 1998.

      Hand tinting workshops Balancing Corporation, Baltimore, 1998, Washington Center Photography, Washington, 1999. Photographer Children's Art Festival, Rock Creek Gallery, 1997. Contributor to newspapers.

      Participant infrared seminars National League American Pen Women, 1999, Barnes & Noble, 1999, National Monetary Fund/World Bank, International Photograph Society, 199. Juried photographic show.

Membership

Volunteer Republican Presidential Campaign headquarters, 1976, 80, 84, Virginia Chapter Sierra Club, since 1993, volunteer Task Force-Rock Creek Gallery, 1997. Member Women's Cabinet, Northeastern University, Boston, 1978. Co-coordinator photography teaching sessions Beauty I See Around Me, 1995.

Member American Society Media Photographers (Mid Atlantic board member 1995-1996), Washington Figure Skating Club (charter), World Foundation Successful Women (charter), International Platform Association, Capital Hill Art League, Rock Creek Art League, Washington Center for Photography, National League Pennsylvania Women American-Under Arts/Letters.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, figure skating, audiophile, videophile, conservationist.

Connections

Married Barry Melvin Flax, March 23, 1963. Children: Amy Rhonda, Matthew David.

father:
Samuel Polinsky

mother:
Aida (Liebowitz) Polinsky

spouse:
Barry Melvin Flax

children:
Amy Rhonda Flax

Matthew David Flax