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Sharon Siskin

Sharon Siskin
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John F. Kennedy University

Siskin has an extensive national exhibition record and her artwork is featured in numerous publications. She has been recognized as a leader in the field of community-based public art and is the founder of Positive Art, an art project based in the Bay Area AIDS community, which has provided a model for many communities internationally. Siskin is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the 2001 Potrero Nuevo Prize, Noetic Arts Program Community Grant and grants from the San Francisco Arts Commission and California Arts Council. She has taught and lectured extensively at art colleges and universities throughout the United States. www.sharonsiskin.org

Education

BFA, Tyler School of Art, 1976
MA, University of New Mexico, 1979
MFA, University of California, Berkeley, 1981