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artist , filmmaker , translator

Rebecca Dolinsky, artist,

writer, translator. Merit scholar in drawing and sculpture The Vera List Foundation, 1993-1994. Member Phi Beta Kappa.


Rebecca Dolinsky was born on May 26, 1962 in New York City. She first lived in Paris, France in 1982 and then at The Ecole Normale Superieure rue d'Ulm from 1984-1985 where she studied with Jacques Derrida. Dolinsky has two sons with the mathematician Frank Merle, Jascha Theophile Dolinsky Merle born May 23, 2002 and Maxim Salomon Dolinsky Merle, born June 13, 2007.


Bachelor magna cum laude, Amherst College, 1984; Postgrad., L'École Normale Superieure, Paris, 1985; Certified in painting and sculpture, New York Studio School, 1994.


French teacher The Dalton School, New York City, 1989. Art director New Art Center in Andy Warhol's Factory, 1995. Art teacher The Brearley School, 1996.

French teacher The Collegiate School, 1997. Teacher L'Ecole Normale Supérieure Lyon, France, 2001. Associated artist The Magnetic Laboratorium.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited at New York Studio School. Represented in private collections in Canada, Europe, Mexico and United States. Films shown at Paris Underground Film Festival, 2003, 04.Associate artist The Magnetic Laboratorium M9 Colors, Movement Research Judson Church Serrg, Dance Theatre Workshop, New York.


Member Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, international exchange among writers, painters, filmmakers, artists.


Daughter of Hyman and Beverly (Leeds) Dolinsky. Married to Dr. Frank Merle, September 2000.

2 sons, Jascha Dolinsky Merle, born May 23, 2002 and Maxim Merle born June 13, 2007.


Beverly (Leeds) Dolinsky