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artist , educator

Irene Feigen, American artist, educator. Licensed teacher, New York; certified printmaker, New York. Recipient numerous artistic awards, including 1st prize Art at the Oval, Livingston, 1999, Woman Year, Township Livingston, 2005; named Arts Woman of Year Livington Township, 2006.

Background

Feigen, Irene was born on August 13, 1944 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Max and Jean (Weingarten) Marden.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Brooklyn College, 1964. Master of Fine Arts, City College of New York, 1965. Certified Printmaking, New York University, 1985.

Career

Teacher fine arts New York City Board Education, 1962-1965. Professor fine arts Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey, 1980-1987. Freelance artist, art educator Art Expo New York, 1980-1990.

Artist in residence, Livingston Home and School Association, since 1980, Riker Hill Art Park, Livingston, New Jersey, B'nai Abraham, Livingston, 1987.

Achievements

  • Licensed teacher, New York. Certified printmaker, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Robert Ward Galleries, New York City, Korby Gallery, Cedar Grove, New Jersey, Bergen Museum, Paramus, New Jersey, Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, Montclair Museum, Hebrew Home for Aged, Riverdale, New York, The Nese Gallery, Irvine, California, Newark Museum, Papermill Playhouse Gallery, Millburn, New Jersey, Straleys Gallery, Livingston, New Jersey, Whichcraft Studio, South Orange, Long Beach Island, New Jersey, The Key Gallery, New York City, Art 3 Associates, Livingston, Art 3 of Fort Lee, New Jersey, MCI, SONY, Lewis International, Clifton Radiology Center, among others. Creator Livingston Loveletters poster Township of Livingston, 1999. Artist participant ArtRageous Edwin Gould Services, 2004.

Membership

Member Allied Board Trade. Board directors Arts Council Livingston, 1990, 92, president 1999, 2000. Member International Society Arts, West Essex Watercolor Society, Essex County Arts Society (board directors 1980-1985), Livingston Arts Association (vice president 1977-1985, board directors 1970-1985), The Printmakers Council, Museum Contemporary Crafts, Artists Equity, Livingston Arts Council (president, since 2006).

Connections

Married Daniel Feigen, March 29, 1963. Children: Erik, Nicole, Ross.

father:
Max Marden

mother:
Jean (Weingarten) Marden

spouse:
Daniel Feigen

children:
Erik Feigen

Ross Feigen

Nicole Feigen