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Sharon Valerie Siskin, American Art educator. Grantee Ford Foundation, 1978, 79, California Arts Council, Sacramento, 1988-1991, 92-95, 96-97, John F. Kennedy U., Orinda, California, 1995, 96, Reva and David Logan Foundation, Chicago, since 1991, LEF Foundation, 1995, 96. Member College Art Association, Women's Caucus Art, Pro Art.

Background

Siskin, Sharon Valerie was born on February 22, 1955 in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Jack and Lora (Wexler) Siskin.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tyler School Art, 1976. Master of Fine Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1981. Master of Arts, University New Mexico, 1979.

Career

Artist-in-residence California Arts Council, Bay Area, since 1988. Instructor Chabot College, Hayward, California, since 1988, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, since 1992, California College Arts and Crafts, 2003. Assistant professor University San Francisco, 2003.

Adjunct professor John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, California, since 1991. Lecturer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Tyler School Art, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1976, University California, berkeley, 1981, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, California, 1984, Gregory Ghent Gallery, San Francisco, 1987, Richard Reynolds Gallery, Stockton, California, 1991, Arts and Consciousness Gallery, Orinda, 1991, Addison St. Windows Installation Space, Berkeley, 1992, 93, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, California, 1994, Kennedy Art Center Gallery, Oakland, 1995, Palo Alto (California) Cultural Center, 1995-1996, Gallery Route One, 2003, others. Group shows include Teh Galleria, Albuquerque, 1978, Downtown Center Arts, Albuquerque, 1979, 80, University Art Museum, Berkeley, 1981, University Gallery, Hayward, 1982, Richmond (California) Art Center, 1983, Napa (California) Valley College Art Gallery, 1984, Irvine (California) Art Center, 1985, Chabot College, Hayward, 1986, Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, 1987, Berkeley Art Center, 1988, Sun Gallery, Hayward, 1990, Eddie Rhodes Gallery, San Pablo, California, 1991, Prieto Gallery, Oakland, 1992, The Drawing Center, New York City, 1993, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, 1994, Alternative Museum, New York City, 1995, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California, 1996, Kansas City Artist Coalition, Works Gallery, San Jose, Oakland Museum, San Francisco Jewish Museum, San Diego Center Jewish Culture, others.

Membership

Member College Art Association, Women's Caucus Art, Pro Art.

Connections

Married John Christopher Lavine, September 29, 1991.

father:
Jack Siskin

mother:
Lora (Wexler) Siskin

spouse:
John Christopher Lavine