ISOBEL FOLB SOKOLOW | abstract and figurative sculpture | narrative wall relief panels in welded steel


 

"My art owes debt...

...to the methods and traditions of sculpture passed down from antiquity that I have absorbed during my study and work over many years in Italy. These methods and traditions inspire me and influence my work. They are the reason I return to Italy each year to explore and expand my ties to the ancient concepts of creativity.

My work combines the universal and fixed qualities of being human, that bind us to the past, with the effects of ever advancing technology that thrusts us into the future."

— Isobel Folb Sokolow

ISOBEL FOLB SOKOLOW | BIOGRAPHY

Isobel Folb Sokolow was born in Brooklyn, New York.

EDUCATION

  • Silvermine College of Art, New Canaan, CT

  • Art Students League, New York

  • Educational Alliance, New York

  • National Academy of Design, New York

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • David Perce Memorial Award, 2001

  • Silver Medal, Audubon Artists Award, 1998

  • Artist In Residence: National Woman's Committee, Brandeis University, 1995

  • Best In Show Award, National Association of Women Artists, 1993

  • Artists Guild, Tres Jolie Des Arts Award, 1984

  • Sculpture Award, Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1978


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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2004 La Lac Gallery, Lake Lugano, Switzerland

  • 2002 La Lac Gallery, Lake Lugano, Switzerland

  • 1988 - 02 Atlantic Gallery, New York (annual exhibition)

  • 1997 Shelter Rock Art Gallery, Manhasset, NY

  • 1995 - 96 Installation: Sarah Lawrence College, NY

  • 1993 Casa d'Arte, Gradiva Galleria, Forte dei Marmi, Italy

  • 1992 - 98 Installation: "Dancer Reborn": Roosevelt CC, Valhalla, NY

  • 1988 Harkness House, New York

  • 1984 Musavi Art Center, New York

  • 1983 - 85 Installation: "Torso" Sculman Reality Group, New York

  • 1982 - 93 Installation: "Dancer I" Westchester Community College, NY

  • 1980 North Shore Sculpture Center, Great Neck, NY

  • 1978 - 79 Installation: "Dancer" GM Building, New York

  • 1978 River View Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY

  • 1977 Bell Gallery Greenwich, CT

COLLECTIONS

  • Permanent & Museum Collections: Museum Vitomele, S. Maria De Finibus, Terrae, Italy

  • Museo Deo Bozzetti, Pietra Santa, Italy

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014 ArtHamptons, C Fine Art, Bridgehampton, NY

  • 2013 ArtHamptons, Sayer Sculpture Park, Bridgehampton, NY

  • 2012 Uncommon Ground III, Bridge Gardens, Bridgehampton, NY

  • 2011 Uncommon Ground II, Bridge Gardens, Bridgehampton, NY

  • 2010 ArtHamptons, Sayer Sculpture Park, Bridgehampton, NY

  • 2010 Uncommon Ground I, Bridge Gardens, Bridgehampton, NY

  • 2008 Broome Street Gallery, New York

  • 1993 Raleigh Gallery, Dania, FL

  • 1993 Bigi Art Gallery, Florence

  • 1993 Living Arts Gallery, Milan

  • 1992 Gallery Stendhal, New York

  • 1991 Westbeth Gallery, New York

  • 1991 Capitol Building Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

  • 1991 Atlantic Gallery, New York

  • 1991 Broome Street Gallery, New York

  • 1990 Monmouth Museum of Art, Red Bank, NJ

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Producer/Host: Cable TV, "Art Scene Through An Artist's Eye", 1995-2006

  • Director: Westchester Art & Cultural Association, 1984-1986

  • Director: Sculpture Workshop, Pietra Santa, Italy