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artist , educator

Sophia Lynn Failla, American artist, educator. Recipient Excellence award Manhattan Art International, certified of merit Stockholm International Art Show, 1st prize International Art League, 1998; winner 1998 International Art competition (public in Art Times). Founder Amigos de Jesus. Member American Association of University Women, National Museum Women in Arts.

Background

Failla, Sophia Lynn was born on October 23, 1928 in Bronx.

Education

Student, Brevard Community College, 1968-1975.

Career

Assistant designer, Vogue Patterns/Conde Nast, Old Greenwich, Connecticut, 1948-1951;owner, The Sewing Box, Darien, Connecticut, 1953-1955;draftsman, C.B.F., Stamford, Connecticut, 1957-1958;outreach teacher, Brevard (Florida) Community College, 1969-1975;missionary, founder, Honduran Christian Crafts, Honduras, 1975-1979;owner, founder, Fashions of Love, Lompoc, California, 1983-1989;artist, teacher, Especially for You Gallery, Melbourne, Florida, since 1989.

Membership

Founder Amigos de Jesus. Member American Association of University Women, National Museum Women in Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: teaching, painting, travel, black choir music.

Connections

Daughter of Joseph John and Lucy (Iaia) F. Divorced; 1 child, Lynn.

father:
Joseph John Failla

mother:
Lucy (Iaia) Failla

child:
Lynn Failla