about Stan Cohen
Stan is an artist-come-lately, who after many years in business has discovered a talent and love that he did not know he had. Stan graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1949; from Syracuse University as a Bio/Math major in 1952. Then after serving for three years in the Marine Corps, with a 14-month stint with the 1st Division in Korea, Stan returned home in 1955, and continued his graduate studies at Yeshiva University and New York University in the area of mathematics and operations research.
Continuing on for the next forty years in an artless world of business and education, Stan taught mathematics at several of the New York area colleges. Finding teaching less rewarding than he had expected, Stan went on to the business world with companies such as IBM, ITT, Benton & Bowles, CAI, and DCS. Stan left DCS to form his own company, Pulse Analytics Incorporated (not affiliated with Infopulse LLC) in 1980, where he enjoyed (and still part-timely enjoys) a successful career as a statistical consultant and marketing scientist.
Stan is married to Yvonne; has three children, Valerie Cohen, Danielle Jarvie, and Alain Cohen, and five grandchildren, Madeleine, Julian, and Oliver-Henry Cohen, and Gabriella and Olivia Jarvie.
STAN COHEN, artist
Stan began his art studies, in 1999, with a watercolor workshop in the Ridgewood, NJ community school, and went on to continue his study at the Ridgewood Art Institute with Joel Popadics.
Stan has studied with other well-known artists: Barbara Elmslie, of Quebec Canada; Zoltan Szabo; Barbara Nechis; Ted Minchin; and Mark Silvers.
Stan is continuing his studies with Christine Ferreira at the Art Center of Northern New Jersey.
In the short time of his studies, so far Stan has exhibited several of his paintings in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Stan will have a one man show at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood early in March 2006.
As an artist, I hope to achieve the ability to express the images of my vision only some of which may be at the surface of my awareness. Many times after I have finished a work, I ask myself, “Where did that come from?” I can draw inspiration from life scenes or pictures for which I will use my sense of color and composition to reflect my inner feelings, or from splashes of color and shape that will provide the basis for that inspiration. I feel that each image is a fragment of my life and has become somewhat of a lifetime statement. In particular, if I can reach another person through my paintings, I feel gratified that I have made another lasting connection.