David Findlay Jr Gallery

Sonia Gechtoff

(American, b. 1926)

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Sonia Gechtoff

Red Icon, 1962

Price on Request



Born in Philadelphia in 1926

Education: Philadelphia Museum School of Art, 1950

Teaching experience:
Californa School of Fine Art, 1956-7
New York University, 1960-1970
Queens College, New York, 1970-74
Associate Professor of Art, University of Mexico, 1974-75
Awards: Ford Foundation to Tamaind Lithos, Los Angeles


Solo Exhibitions
Gruenbaum Gallery, New York, 1985, 1983, 1982, 1980, 1979
Gloria Cortella Gallery, New York, 1978, 1976
Gallery One, Montclair State College, New Jersey, 1974
East hampton Gallery, New York, 1966, 1963
Poindexter Gallery, New York, 1960, 1959
Ferus gallery, Los Angeles, 1959, 1957
De Young museum, San Francisco, 1957
Selected Group Exhibitions:
'American Art - American Women' Organized by Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT 1985-1986
'Cross Overs' Usdan gallery, Bennington College, 1985
'Directions in Bay Area Painting -- A Survey of Three decades, 1940's - 1960's' Richard L. Nelson gallery, University of California, Davis, CA 1983
'New Dimensions in Drawing, 1950-1980, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, 1981
'America Drawn & Matched,' Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1977


Albright, Thoma. 'Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-1980', University of California Press, 1985 pp 52, 53, 91, 278
'Artists on the Current Scene,' Arts Yearbook 4, 1961.Brenson, Michael. 'Sonia Gechtoff's New Direction' The New York Times, Friday, January 8, 1982
Kramer, Hilton. 'Art: Sonia Gechtoff at Her Best at Gruenbaum,' The New York Times, friday, October 31, 1980