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Oriole Farb Feshbach, American artist. Fellow New Jersey State Council of the Arts, 1983, 86.


Feshbach, Oriole Farb was born on October 28, 1931 in New York City. Daughter of Louis L. and Nettie S. (Silverstein) Horch.


Bachelor in Painting and Art History, Sarah Lawrence College, 1953. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, University Massachusetts, 1976.


Assistant director, Master Institute United Arts, Inc., Riverside Museum, New York City, 1953-1963;director, Master Institute United Arts, Inc., Riverside Museum, New York City, 1963-1970. Lecturer U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1975-1981. Visiting professor fine arts Amherst College, 1977-1978.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Illuminations, 1991, Luminations, 2008. Co-author: Parallels: Artists/Poets, 1993. Art, photography editor The Massachusetts Review, since 1975.

      One-woman shows include Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1978, Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, 1979, Westfield (Massachusetts) State College, 1979, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1979, Greenfield (Massachusetts) Community College, 1981, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York City, 1984, Jersey City State College, 1988, Womens Artists Series, Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1988, Trenton (New Jersey) State Museum, 1992, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1992, William Carlos Williams Center for the Arts, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1993, University Massachusetts Medical Center Gallery, Worcester, 1994, R. Michelson Galleries, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1998, Springfield (Massachusetts) Science Museum, 2000-2001, Hampden Gallery, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 2002, R. Michelson Galleries, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2006, 2008, Represented in permanent collections Museum Modern Art, New York City, Hartford (Connecticut) Atheneum, Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, Newark Museum, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, Smith College Museum Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, New Britain (Connecticut) Museum American Art, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, Massachusetts, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Harry Ranson Research Center, University Texas, Austin, Worcester (Massachusetts) ARt Museum, Denver Art Museum, Michele Donald D' Armour Museum Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, 2009.


Married Peter Farb, February 27, 1953 (deceased April 1980). Childen: M. Daniel, Thomas F. Married Sidney Feshbach, September 20, 1981.

Louis L. Horch

Nettie S. (Silverstein) Horch

Peter Farb

Sidney Feshbach