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artist

Sonja Flavin, American artist. Recipient Grand Prize 3rd American Crafts awards, New York, 1990, fellowship New York Foundation Arts, 1986. Catalogued George Eastman archives, Rochester, New York, 1981-1982, Bauhaus textiles, Busch-Reisinger Museum/Harvard University, Cambridge, 1980; workshops for Los Angeles Unified School Systems Park Program, 1996.

Background

Flavin, Sonja was born on September 25, 1936 in Southampton, New York, United States.

Education

Master of Fine Arts in Weaving and Textile Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1982. Bachelor in Art History, Washington Square College, 1978.

Career

Advisor Dan Flavin Catalogue Raisonné, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include San Juan Capistrano Library. Gallery, 1997. Group shows include Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York, 1990, International Textile Fair Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan, 1994, Craft Art Western New York, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York, 1996-1997, Chamot Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1998.

      Co-curator Sigrid Weltge, 1987, Bauhaus Weaving Workshop Exhibition, Philadelphia.

Membership

Catalogued George Eastman archives, Rochester, New York, 1981-1982, Bauhaus textiles, Busch-Reisinger Museum/Harvard University, Cambridge, 1980. Workshops for Los Angeles Unified School Systems Park Program, 1996.

Connections

Married Daniel N. Flavin Junior, October 28, 1961. 1 child Stephen Conor.

spouse:
Daniel N. Flavin Junior

child:
Stephen Conor Flavin