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Sylvia Solochek Walters, American art educator. Board directors Art Coordinating Council for the Area, St. Louis, 1976-1979, Bay Area Consortium for the Visual Arts, San Francisco, 1984-1991, California Printmakers Society, northern California, 1985-1986, since 1989, Kala Art Institute, since 2006; member national board Women's Caucus Art, 1978-1980.

Background

Walters, Sylvia Solochek was born on August 24, 1938 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Bernard and Becky (Perlstein) Solochek.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1960;Master of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1961;Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1962.

Career

Professor painting Keuka (New York ) College, 1962-1963. Professor printmaking Layton School of Art, Milwaukee, 1963-1964. Book designer University Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1964-1967.

Professor art St. Louis University, 1968-1969. Professor art, art department chair, gallery director University Missouri, St. Louis, 1969-1984. Professor, art department chair San Francisco State University, 1984—2004, acting dean creative arts, 1993-1994, 1996—1997.

Emeritus professor art, 2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Collections, St. Louis Museum, Chazen Museum Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, Oakland Museum, San Francisco Fine Arts Museum, Achenbach Foundation Graphic Arts, Library. Congress, Judah Magnes Museum Jewish Art.

Membership

Board directors Art Coordinating Council for the Area, St. Louis, 1976-1979, Bay Area Consortium for the Visual Arts, San Francisco, 1984-1991, California Printmakers Society, northern California, 1985-1986, since 1989, Kala Art Institute, since 2006. Member national board Women's Caucus Art, 1978-1980.

Connections

Married James H. Walters, August 26, 1963.

father:
Bernard Solochek

mother:
Becky (Perlstein) Solochek

spouse:
James H. Walters