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Florence Roselin P. Flax Edit Profile


Florence Roselin P. Flax, American photographer.


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


Student, Chandler School for Women, Boston, 1955.


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.


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  • 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.


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.


  • Other Interests

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


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

Samuel Polinsky

Aida (Liebowitz) Polinsky

Barry Melvin Flax

Amy Rhonda Flax

Matthew David Flax