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Sylvia C. Fishman

editor , publisher

Sylvia C. Fishman, American editor, publisher. Member Friends of Fort Lee (New Jersey) Library., since 1970. Member NETWORK, Textile Conservation Group (New York City), Embroiderers' Guild American.

Background

Fishman, Sylvia C. was born on October 19, 1920 in New York City. Daughter of Benjamin and Blanch (Kosmensky) Krauss.

Education

Associate of Applied Science., Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, 1971. Certified, William Paterson College, 1973. Certified, Jersey State College, 1973.

Certified, Rutgers University, 1982.

Career

Lecturer, author, designer Sylvia C. Fishman, Bogota, New Jersey, from 1973. Founder, president Stumpwork Society, from 1979. Editor, public Stumpwork Society Chronicle, from 1979.

Consultant Statue of Liberty Clothing & Textile Exhibit, New York City, from 1986. With documentation Ellis Island Clothing & Textile Collection, from 1986. Lecturer "Threads of Nostalgia, the Ellis Island Connection," throughout United States, since 1986.

Board advisors cooperative extension service Rutgers University, New Jersey, since 1959.

Works

  • Author: STS Stumpwork Technology Sug., 1985, (booklet) The Art of Stumpwork, 1978. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Friends of Fort Lee (New Jersey) Library., since 1970. Member NETWORK, Textile Conservation Group (New York City), Embroiderers' Guild American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, opera, ballet.

Connections

Married Bernard Fishman, September 24, 1918. Children: Carol Fertig, John Fishman.