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artist , educator

Maxine Ann Sorokin, American artist, educator. Member of West Roxbury History Society, West Roxbury Art Association (past president), Pomegranate Guild of Needleworkers (president 2002-2004, since 2007).

Background

Sorokin, Maxine Ann was born on December 15, 1948 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Aaron Harry and Jeanne (Moskowitz) Sorokin.

Education

Associate of Arts, Kingsborough Community College, 1967. Bachelor cum laude, Brooklyn College, 1970. Master of Fine Arts with honors, Brooklyn College, 1972.

Career

Teacher Canarsie High School, Brooklyn, 1971—1972. Instructor art University Massachusetts, Boston, 1972—1973. With Art Institute Boston, 1973—1978, associate professor, 1986—2002.

Teacher Leventhal Sidman Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston, Newton, Massachusetts, since 1980, Needham & Newton Massachusetts, since 2005, Artiqts Judaica Workships, since 2006. Visual arts coordinator Striar Jewish Community Center, 1988-2000. Consultant artist International Institute for Visually Impaired, Newton, 1983-1986.

Art specialist SASSDS, Stoughton, Massachusetts, 1990-2003. Adjunct faculty Graduate School Lesley University, 2003-2007.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Republican by Shore Gallery, Oqunquit, Maine, since 2005. One-person exhibition Perkins Gallery, Stoughton, 1995, Framingham (Massachusetts) Gallery, 2005, Harvard Arnold Arboretum Gallery, 2008. Two person shows include Boston Young Adult Center, 1984, Rose Warner Gallery, Cincinnati, 1986.

      Exhibited in group shows at Starr Gallery, Newton, 1984, 87, Boston Young Adult Center, 1987, Boston Public Library., 2002, Wells Public Library., Maine, 2003-2008, Perkinson Gallery, Stoughton, Massachusetts.

      Represented in numerous public and private collections. Contributing artist Lilith Magazine, 1985. Artist (cover design): Learning Disabilities, Janet Lerner, 6th edition, 1993.

      Illustrator: It All Started in Kindergarten, Gail Forman, 1992, Burning Beds and Mermaids, Gail Forman, 1994.

Membership

Member of West Roxbury History Society, West Roxbury Art Association (past president), Pomegranate Guild of Needleworkers (president 2002-2004, since 2007).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening. Needlecraft.

Connections

Married Henry Sam Altmann, May 27, 1972. 1 child, Jedidiah Ira Sorokin-Altmann.

father:
Aaron Harry Sorokin

mother:
Jeanne (Moskowitz) Sorokin

spouse:
Henry Sam Altmann

child:
Jedidiah Ira Sorokin-Altmann Sorokin