A graduate of The Philadelphia College of Art, Sochor is a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher who believes "anyone has the ability to create." While her classes focus on technical skills like edge control, tonal values and composition, she also encourages students to discover personal style and creative interpretation.
Sochor has lived, painted, exhibited and taught in Maine for more than 30 years. She has been a visiting artist in Maine schools through the Maine Arts Commission, and she co-founded the Art Annex, a school in Belfast for youth and adults. She teaches annual art programs at Waterfall Arts and is currently teaching a teen program at Ironwood in Morrill, Maine.