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Sondra Mayer, American art dealer. MacDowell Colony fellow, 1978. Member of Artists Equity, Philadelphia Print Club.


Mayer, Sondra was born on July 12, 1933 in New York City. Daughter of Irving and Grace (Eil) Elster.


Bachelor, Syracuse University, New York, 1954. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1955. Postgraduate, Pratt Institute, 1967—1968.

Postgraduate, Art Students League, 1972—1973.


Art dealer Sondra Mayer Fine Art, Great Neck, New York, 1986—2006. Teacher art collecting Great Neck Adult Education, since 2006. Instructor Ruth Leaf Studio, Douglaston, New York, since 1976.

Associate director Gallery 169, Great Neck. Art editor Great Neck Recording. With sales department Petersburg Press, New York, 1983—1985.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Everson Museum, Syracuse, 1980, Bryant Library, Roslyn, New York, 1984, exhibited in group shows at New Rochelle Public Library., New York, 1982, Artists Equity, 1972, 1976-1977, National Arts Club, 1977, National Print Exhibition, 1977, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, 1976, Philadelphia Print Club, 1976, 1978, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, New Jersey, 1978, Dreyfuss Gallery, Ann Arbor, 1978, Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York, 1979, 1980, 1982, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1979, National Association Women Artists, 1979 (Leila Sawyer Memorial prize, 1979), 1980, Queens Museum, Flushing, New York, 1981, Great Neck Library., New York, 1981, Mini-Print International, Barcelona, 1981, Burnside Gallery, Greenport, New York, 1982, Mini Print Exhibit, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1982, Invitational, Viridian Gallery, New York City, 1983, Art Expo, New York City, 1985, Represented in permanent collections Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, Los Angeles County Museum Art, Syracuse University, Lowe Gallery, Business Committee Arts, New York, Crocker National Bank, San Francisco, MacDowell Colony, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, Inter First Bank, Dallas, works reproduced on greeting cards and jewelry, Metropolitan Museum Art, Museum Modern Art, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Cartiers.


Member of Artists Equity, Philadelphia Print Club.


Children: Howard Jeffrey, Jessica Beth.

Irving Elster

Grace (Eil) Elster

Howard Jeffrey Mayer

Jessica Beth Mayer