Bio and resume

Georgette Sosin

Georgette Sosin was born in Strasbourg, France. She attended the University of Rochester, New York, and Sarah Lawrence College and received a B.A. from the University of Louisville. She is a resident of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Sosin’s work has been exhibited in galleries and universities throughout the United States and France, including one person shows at the University of Louisville, Concordia College and the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota; invitational and group shows at the Mona Bismarck Foundation, Paris, France; Pindar Gallery and A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, the M.C. Gallery and the Catherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis.

She was invited to join A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, as a national affiliate member. In addition to her work being included in numerous public and private collections, she was the winner of several statewide competitions for both indoor and outdoor large scale sculptures in Minneapolis and St. Paul.


1231 Washington Street N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55413

University of Rochester, N.Y. Sarah Lawrence College, University of Louisville, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1956

Art School of the Aegean (Samos, Greece)-1997
Private Classes and Studio Workshops
Minneapolis College of Art and Design (Extension Program)-1976-1979
Lacoste School of Arts (Provence, France)-1974
Vocational Technical School (Adult Education)-1975
Creative Learning Center-1973-1975
Minnetonka Art Center-1973
Teaching Staff, Walker Art Center-1962-1969

Alumnae Member A.I.R.  New York City, N.Y.

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Mpls. MN, Invitational group show,
September 2012
One person show” Shared Heritage” Sabes Jewish Community Center, Minneapolis, MN, January/February 2010
Invitational Presenter National Consultation: “The Role of Arts In Interfaith Dialogue”, United Theological Seminary,New Brighton MN. October 2009.
Lynhurst UCC Congregational Church, Mpls, MN, invitational one person show, 2009
The First Unitarian Society of Mpls, MN, invitational one person show, 2009
St. Lukes Presbyterian Church, Minnetonka, MN, invitational one person show, 2008
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Mpls. MN. Invitational one person show, 2008
Basilica of St. Mary, Mpls MN. Invitational one person show, 2008
One person show: “Prayers of the Cosmos”, drawings and paintings, House of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul, MN, February 2007
“Looking”, Group Invitational Show, Sosin Studio Gallery, May 2006
“Celebration”, One person show, Sosin Gallery, 2004
“Outerscape/Innerscape”, group show, Sosin Gallery, 2004
” Ode To the Beloved”, invitational group show, Easel St.  Mpls. MN., 2004 
United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, Invitational one person show, 2002 – 2003
In Memory: My Mother’s Spirit, Solo show, A.I.R.Gallery, N.Y.C., 2002
Invitational group show, Shelley Holzemer Gallery, Mpls., MN-2001
” Points of View II”, Sosin Studio Gallery, Mpls., MN-2002
“My Mother’s Spirit”, solo show, Sosin Studio Gallery, Mpls., MN-2001
“Points of View I” group show, Sosin Studio Gallery, Mpls., MN-2000 
Generations II A.l.R. Gallery, New York City, NY-2000
Dorothy Berge Gallery, Stillwater, MN-1999
‘Memories’, Juried Show, Schumacher Gallery, Columbus, OH-1998
25th Anniversary Show A.I.R. Gallery, New York City, NY-1997
Genesis ’97 (Group Invitational) Minneapolis, MN-1997
Carleton College, Northfield, MN (Three Person Show)-1997
Dorothy Berge Gallery, Stillwater, MN (One Person Show)-1995
Affiliate Member Show-A.l.R. Gallery, New York City, NY-1990; ’91, ’92, ’93, ’94, ’95, ’96, ’97, ’98, ’99, 2000, 2001, 2002.
Dorothy Berge Gallery, Stillwater, MN (Invitational Group Show)-1994
‘PAGES,’ Artist’s Notebooks (National Invitational) 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY-1994
Lacoste School of Arts 20th Anniversary Show (Invitational), Paris, France-1991
W.A.R.M. Annual Juried Show, Minneapolis, MN-1991
Green Hall Competition – Finalists, University of Minnesota-1990
College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota-1990
Pindar Gallery, New York City, NY (Invitational Group Show)-June 1987
M. C. Gallery, Minneapolis (Two Person)- Nov. 1986
Westlake Gallery (Invitational Group) Minneapolis-1979
C. G. Rein Gallery Regional Group Show, Minneapolis-1978
Art Lending Gallery, Minneapolis (One Woman Show)-1977
National Invitational Woman’s Art (W.A.R.M.), Minneapolis-1977
Concordia College, Minneapolis (One Woman Show)-1977
Minnesota Society of Sculptors (Juried)-1976-77
National Interfaith Conference on Religion and Architecture, San Antonio (Juried)-1975 Minnesota State Fair (Juried)-1973
Westlake Gallery, Minneapolis (Invitational)-1973,1974, 1978
Unitarian Society, Minneapolis (Invitational)-1972
Martin Gallery, Minneapolis (Invitational)-1972
Speed Museum, Louisville (Juried)-1955,1956
University of Louisville (One Woman Show)-1956

Winner, Invitational Competition, Beth El Synagogue, Minneapolis, Minnesota-1988
Ramsey County Adult Detention Center Plaza, St. Paul, Minnesota-1981
(St. Paul Zonata Club Competition Winner)
28 Foot Outdoor Sculpture Mount Sinai Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota-1980 (State Competition Winner)
28 Foot Outdoor Wall Sculpture Public Metropolitan/Mt. Sinai Hospital, Minneapolis, MN-1989 (Moved to Abbott-Northwestern Hospital 1991)

Public Commissions (Selected)
Metropolitan/Mt. Sinai Hospital, Minneapolis, MN-1989 (Moved to Abbott-Northwestern Hospital 1991)
Temple Emmanuel, Connecticut-1985
Mt. Sinai Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota-1980
Adath Jeshuran Congregation, Minneapolis, Minnesota-1978
Temple Israel, Minneapolis, Minnesota-1978
St. Paul Structural Steel Co. St. Paul, Minnesota-1976
Mount Zion Synagogue, St. Paul, Minnesota-1974

Many private commissions

Public Collections
‘Meditation Place’, in the permanent collection of the Tweed Museum at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN-2010
Coast to Coast Corporation
Temple Israel, Minneapolis

Unity Hospital, Fridley, Minnesota-1994
C. G. Rein Gallery
Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota-1991
University of Louisville

In private collections nationally

Included in Publications:
‘Bridging Time and Space’, Essays on Layered Art, Markowitz Press-1998 Cover Illustration: Eating Bread and Honey, Patti Ann Rogers, Milkweed Press-1997
Minneapolis Woman’s Yearbook, Victoria Sprague Lorie-1984/1985
Contemporary American Women Sculptors, Virginia Watson Jones, Onyx Press-1985