JANET SOROKIN

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Simmons College

Painting and Printmaking courses:

University of Hartford - Paul Zimmerman; Trinity College - Robert Cale;

Wesleyan University; Eastern Connecticut State College - Janet Erickson;

Brookfield Craft Center - Karlin Streng

 

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

 

Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2015 “Works on Paper,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Wintry Mix,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2012 “AAF-Los Angeles,” Atrium Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011 “SILVER,” 25th Anniversary Show, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Landscape,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2010 “Thinning – A 24th Anniversary Exhibition,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2009 “Small,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Celebrating 15 years - 15th Anniversary Retrospective Show #2,” The Marie Louise Trichet Gallery at the Wisdom House, Litchfield, CT

2008 “Choose One,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Small Works,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2007 “Moving Forward,” The Belskie Museum of Art and National Association of Women Artists, Closter, NJ

2006 “10 for 20” 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2005 “With Spirit,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2002 “Scale It,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Small Works,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2000 “Recycled Paper III,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Horizon Series,” one-person show, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1999 “Janet Sorokin - Acrylics and Collages,” one-person show, The University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT

“Recycled Paper II,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Thirteen, ” West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, CT

1998 “Recycled Paper,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Open Juried Summertime Show,” Artworks Gallery, Inc., Hartford, CT

(1st prize award)

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts - Annual Juried Show, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT

1997 “Abstraction,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

Ongoing Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts - Annual Exhibitions at the Wadsworth Atheneum, The New Britain Museum of American Art,

The William Benton Museum, Storrs, CT

1996 “Previews,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

Mystic Art Association, Mystic, CT

Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

1995 Berkshire Art Association, Berkshire Art Museum, Pittsfield, MA

1994 One person exhibition, Marie Louise Trichet Gallery, Litchfield, CT

“Small Works,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1993 New Britain Museum, juried members show, New Britain, CT

1992 Connecticut Women’s Artist Coalition, Members Exhibition, Lyman Allen Museum, New London, CT

New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

“Showcase ‘92,” Beaverton Arts Commission, Beaverton, WA

Massachussetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, One Person Exhibition, Boston, MA

Exhibition of 15 Serigraphs, Humanities Fine Arts Galleriesm, University of Minnesota, Morris, MN

1991 Kerygma Gallery Print Show, Ridgewood, NJ

COTRA, First Annual Exhibition (Patrick McCaughey, juror), Hartford, CT

1990 National Academy of Design

“Impressions - Prints from the Northeast,” Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

Design Concepts Galleries, Orleans, MA

“The Connecticut Vision,” Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT

1989 Selections from the Atrium Gallery, Messing Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Solo exhibition, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT

1988 First Prize, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwhich, CT

“Summer Dreams,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1987 “Paperworks,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1986 “Artists in the Atrium,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Connecticut Artist’s Showcase,” Connecticut Commission on the Arts

“Professional Art for the Budget Collector,” Rowayton, CT

The Lotos Club, NYC--Invitational Exhibition of Prizewinners from the National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic Annual Shows

1985 Focus on Art, West Orange, NJ

1984 National Academy of Design

Alumni Invitational of Exhibition, Canton Artists Guild

National Society for Painters in Casein and Acrylic; Bienney Smith &

Ethel Rabin Awards

1983 The Greene Gallery, Invitational Exhibition

“Connecticut Women - Works on Paper,” Stamford, CT

1982 Muson Gallery - Director’s Choice

Sharon Creative Arts Foundation, Sharon, CT, Invitational

1981 National Society for Painters in Casein and Acrylic, Invitation for Membership

National Academy of Design

Three-person Exhibition, Washington Art Association

1980 “Art Friends,” West Hartford Art League

 

 

1979 One-person exhibition, Women’s Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, in conjunction with “Women in Art Week”

Boston Printmakers Annual Exhibition, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

1978 One-person exhibition, Promenade Gallery, Bushnell Memorial, Hartford, CT

One-person exhibition, University of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT

1977 Two-person Print show, Hartford Bank and Trust, New Haven, CT

1975 One-person exhibition, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT

1973 One-person exhibition, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT

 

AWARDS

 

2004 The CT Watercolor Society at University of Hartford Prize

2001 Mystic Art Association Regional Exhibition, Second Place

2000 Cow made by artist in CowParade New York, 1 Penn Plaza

1999 New Britain Museum of Art Annual Juried Show Award

1998 1st Prize, Artworks Gallery, Inc. “Open Juried Summertime Show,” Hartford, CT

1997 West Hartford Art League Mixed Media Award

1991 Wintonbury Art League Juried Show, University of Hartford

1988 National Association of Women Artists; Elizabeth Morse Genius

Foundation Award

The Slater Memorial Museum Annual Exhibition, First Prize

1987 Dr. Maury Liebowitz Art Awards Program, New York, NY;

Outstanding Merit Award

National Association of Women Artists; The Janet Turner Award

1986 Beth El Art Show; Graphics Award

New Britain Museum of American Art Friends Show; Women’s Committee Prize

1985 Wintonbury Art League Juried Show, University of Hartford; Northlight Award

1983 Greenwich Art Society Exhibitions; Paper Mill Award

Faber Birren Color Award Show, Stamford, CT

1982 Springfield Art Association National Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts;

Merit Award

1981 The Museum of Art, Science, and Industry; Best in Show Award

New Haven Paint and Clay Club; Purchase Award presented to John Slade

Ely House for their permanent collection

Faber Birren Color Award Show, Stamford, CT

The Slater Memorial Museum Annual Exhibition, First Prize

1980 Beth El Art Show; Purchase Award presented to the American

School for the Deaf

West Hartford Art League Annual Member Show; Best in Show Award

1979 Annual Sound View Art Exhibition; First Prize for Outstanding Print

1978 Connecticut Women Artists Annual Exhbibition; Ruth Walker Hasenfratz Memorial Prize

1977 Connecticut Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition; First Prize

1974 Beth El Art Show; Connecticut Artist Award

1973 Fifth Annual Stamford Art Show; First Prize, Graphics

1970 The National Association of Women Artists Annual Exhibition

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2008 “Cover Artist,” The Hartford Courant, August.

1997 Daniel, Jeff, “Contrast Within Contrast Creates Startling Exhibit,”

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 28.

Wright, John, “The Shape of the World,” RFT, August 6-12.

1991 Printworld

1988 Contemporary Graphic Arts

1985 June, House Beautiful

1984 Poster by Modernart Editions, Inc., NYC - International Distribution

 

 

LISTINGS

 

Who’s Who in American Women

Who’s Who in American Art, 1987

Who’s Who in the East

 

 

SELECTED CORPORATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Aetna Home Office, Rogers Building, Hartford, CT

Aetna Life and Casualty; Commision, City Place, Hartford, CT

Aetna Life and Casualty, Middletown Complex, Middletown, CT

Allied Corporation, Trumball, CT

Allstate Insurance Company, Farmington, CT

American Bank of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT

Ames Department Stores Executive Offices, Rocky Hill, CT

Armstrong, Teasdale, Schafly, Davis & Dicus, St. Louis, MO

Associated Construction, Hartford, CT

Avon Old Farms, Avon, CT

Bank of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH

Bankers Trust, New York, NY

Bay State Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Berkeley Colleges, Westchester Campus, White Plains, NY

Blum and Shapiro, Farmington, CT

BNW Realty, West Hartford, CT

Carpenter’s Union, Hartford, CT

Centum Financial Management, Inc., Hartford

Cesar Pelli and Associates - Purchase of eight serigraphs for the Cleveland Clinic, OH

CIGNA Aetna Airport Hanger Executive Office, Windsor Locks, CT

CIGNA Executive Residence,Bloomfield,CT

Connecticut Bank and Trust, Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT

Connecticut Bank and Trust Company, Norwalk, CT

Connecticut Business and Industries Association, Harford CT

Conning and Co., New York, NY

Coopers and Lybrand, Hartford, CT

Copelon,Schiff,and Zangari, New Haven,CT

Corporate Health Strategies, Westport, CT

Covenant Insurance Group, Hartford, CT

CT National Mortgage Company, West Hartford, CT

D.F. Fenton Associates, West Hartford, CT

Devcon Construction Co., Hartford, CT

Dewey Ballentine, New York, NY

Duracell Corporation, Bethel, CT

Ensign Bickford, Simsbury, CT

Equitable Real Estate Management Services, Chesterfield, MO

First National Bank of Boston, Boston , MA

Gateway Design Group, Inc. St. Louis, MO

General Health Management, East Hartford, CT

Gengras Motor Co., Hartford, CT

Gorin Jaguar, Hartford, CT

Harvard Pilgrim Heath Care Kenmore Facility, Boston, MA

Lourdes Hospital, Paducah, KY

Manchester Memorial Hospital, Manchester, CT

Metropolitan Federal Bank, Nashville, TN

New England Mutual Life Insurance, Boston, MA

Northeast Savings, Hartford, CT

Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Winsted, CT

Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo, FL

Otis Elevator, Farmington, CT

Perrier Corporation, Boston, MA

Prudential-Bache, Hartford, CT

Prosser Public Library, Bloomfield, CT

Public Service Electric and Gas Co., New Jersey

RPR- Correspondent Services, St. Louis, MO

Security Insurance Group, Farmington, CT

Smith Barney, New York City, NY

Superior Electric, Bristol, CT

The American School for the Deaf, West Hartford, CT

The Bank of Hartford, Bloomfield, CT

The Bank of New England, Boston, MA

The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

The John Slade Eli House, New Haven, CT - permanent collection

United Technologies, Hartford, CT