Jordan Sokol

American, b. 1979

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Jordan Sokol

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American, b. 1979

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Jordan Sokol was born in Queens, New York in 1979, and has lived in Florence, Italy for the past 10 years. He began his artistic training at the age of 14 at the High School for the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida. Jordan has studied at the Kansas City Art Institute, and is a graduate of the Florence Academy of Art, where he is currently Director of the Intermediate Painting Program and Head of Curricular Affairs. Jordan has also taught workshops at the Gage Academy in Seattle, the Janus Collaborative in New York City, and The Art Students League of New York and is now the Director of the Florence Academy satellite school at The Mana Contemporary Art Center in Jersey City, NJ.

In the January 2011 issue of American Artist Magazine Jordan was recognized as one of ’11 artists to watch in 2011′, and was recently named one of the '25 Artists of Tomorrow' in American Artist's 75th anniversary issue.

His work can be found in private collections throughout the United States and Europe.

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Jordan Sokol was born in Queens, New York in 1979, and has lived in Florence, Italy for the past 10 years. He began his artistic training at the age of 14 at the High School for the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida. Jordan has studied at the Kansas City Art Institute, and is a graduate of the Florence Academy of Art, where he is currently Director of the Intermediate Painting Program and Head of Curricular Affairs. Jordan has also taught workshops at the Gage Academy in Seattle, the Janus Collaborative in New York City, and The Art Students League of New York and is now the Director of the Florence Academy satellite school at The Mana Contemporary Art Center in Jersey City, NJ.

In the January 2011 issue of American Artist Magazine Jordan was recognized as one of ’11 artists to watch in 2011′, and was recently named one of the '25 Artists of Tomorrow' in American Artist's 75th anniversary issue.

His work can be found in private collections throughout the United States and Europe.

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