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Sandra Jean Wasko-Flood, American Artist, educator. Recipient Award of Honorable Mention National Gallery of Art, 1989, Best of Show, Artists Equity Exhibit, Gallery 901, Washington, 1991; grantee Friends of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, Virginia, 1989; individual artists fellow Virginia Common for Arts, 1994.

Background

Wasko-Flood, Sandra Jean was born on March 12, 1943 in New York City. Daughter of Peter Edmund and Margaret Dalores (Kubek) Wasko.

Education

Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965; postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1968-1969; postgraduate, California State University, Northridge, summer 1968; student, Otis The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles, 1969; student, Marie Kaufman, Rio de Janeiro, 1970-1972; student, Museo de Arte Moderno, Rio de Janeiro, 1970-1973; student, Foothill College, Los Altos, California, l973-74; student, Claremont (California) College, 1975; student, University Wisconsin, Janesville, 1977; student, Beloit (Wisconsin) College, 1977-1978; student, University Wisconsin, 1977-1978; graduate etching student, Warrington Colescott.

Career

Instructor printmaking Washington Women's Arts Center, 1983. Artist-in-residence University Maryland, College Park, 1985. Instructor printmaking Arlington Arts Center, Virginia, 1984-1985.

Professor St. Mary's College, Maryland, 1985. Instructor printmaking Arlington County Lee Arts Center, 1989-1997. Workshop coordinator cultural affairs division Arlington County Cultural Affairs, 1989-1997.

Printmaking instructor Home Studio, Alexandria, Virginia, 1987—2005. Founder, president Living Labyrinths Peace, Inc., since 2005. Conductor workshops Washington Performing Arts Society, 2002—2011.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows include Wisconsin Women in the Arts Gallery, Madison, 1977, Mbari Art, Washington, 1981, Miya Gallery, Washington, 1981, Slavin Gallery, Washington, 1982, Stuart Mott House, Washington, 1983, Washington Printmakers Gallery, 1986, 88, 91, St. Peter's Church, New York City, 1989, Montana Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia, 1991, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, Maryland, 1992, Gallery 10, Washington, 1994, 96, School 33, Baltimore, 1996, Sub-Basement Artist Studios, Baltimore, 2008-2009, Loyola University Chicago evengelical Lutheran Conference, Illinois, 2009, Harwood Museum UNM Taos, New Mexico 2010, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, New Mexico, 2010. Museum and international shows include Boston Printmakers: The 39th North American Print Exhibition, Framingham, Massachusetts, January-March, 1986, International Graphic Arts Foundation and Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, Connecticut, February, 1988, Prints: Washington, The Phillips Collection, Washington, September-October, 1988, Contemporary American Graphics, Book Chamber International, Moscow, 1990, Gallery 10 Artists of Washington DC Vartai Gallery, Lithuania, 1994, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia, 1995-1996, Riva Sinistra Arte, Florence, Italy, 1997, Contemporary Art Center Virginia, Virginia Beach, 2000, Charles Sumner School Museum, Washington, DC, 2001, numerous others. Numerous juried shows including most recently Cannon Rotunda, United States House of Representatives, Washington, 2000, Charles Sumner School Museum, Washington, 2001, Washington Women Artists Marching into the Millennium, Women's Caucus for Art, 2001, Washington Women Artists, Women's Caucus for Art, 2001, Rockville Art Place, Maryland, 2002, International Photography, 2003, Anne C. Fisher Gallery, Washington, 2005, Maryland Printmakers Foundry Gallery, Washington, 2007.

      Galleries: Slavin Gallery, Washington, District of Columbia, 1981-1983, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington, 1985-1996, White Light Collaborative, Incorporated, New York York City, 1988-1989, Montana Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia, 1989-1991, Gallery 10, Washington, 1992-1997, Charleuoix Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1999, and numerous others. Collections include National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, Cultural Foundation, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, College Notre Dame, Baltimore, Potomac Hospital, Woodbridge, Maryland. Director Labyrinths for Peace 2000, United States Capitol, 2000.

      Featured artist Kali Guide: A Directory of Resources for Women, 2d reprint, 2002, Maryland Printmakers Carroll Community College, Westminster, Maryland, 2010, Washington Printmakers Anniversary Reunion Show, Pyramid Atlantic Silver Spring., Maryland, 2010.

Membership

President Washington Area Printmakers, Washington, District of Columbia, 1985-1986. Public relations director Washington Women's Arts Center, 1980. Board directors Washington Women's Arts Center, 1981-1982.

Program chair District of Columbia chapter Women's Caucus for Art, since 1998. Founding member the Labyrinth Society, since 1998, president & founder lining Labyrinths for Peace, 2005, director, Labyrinth Sacred Spaces Events Taos, New Mexico, 2010. Special projects director Labryinth Society, 2000.

Consultant Labyrinth Making and Products. Member of Maryland Non-Profits, Theosophical Society, Institute Noetic Science, American for the Arts Creative Alliance, Arts/Science Collaborative, Inc. (New York City), Artists Using Science and Technology (San Francisco), YLEM, The Labyrinth Society, Washington Sculpture Group, American Print Alliance, Maryland Printmakers, Women's Caucus for Art, Pyramic Atlantic, National Print Organization, Corcoran Gallery/Washington Project for the Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical music, hiking, reading.

Connections

Married Michael Timothy Flood, June 28, 1969.

father:
Peter Edmund Wasko

mother:
Margaret Dalores (Kubek) Wasko

spouse:
Michael Timothy Flood