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Selected Individual Exhibitions


2017                Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum, Washington, DC

2014                “Nature and Culture”, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA; curated by Nancy Sausser

2008                The Waddell Art Gallery, Northern Virginia Community College; curated by Donald Depuydt

                        Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC; curated by Johanna Halford-MacLeod

2006                The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC; curated by Kelly McCullough

2005                The Thoreau Art Gallery, Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH

                        Kraszewski-Museum, Dresden, Germany

2004                Polish Institute, Leipzig, Germany (brochure)

                        Spheris Gallery, Walpole, NH

                        Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2003                Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD; curated by Lisa Lewenz

2002                Maryland College of Art and Design, Silver Spring, MD; curated by Juliana Netschert

2001                The Art Center, Waco, TX; curated by Sara Logan

                        Gomez Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1998                Kordegarda Gallery, Warsaw, Poland (catalogue); curated by Danuta Wróblewska

                        Marsha Child Contemporary Gallery, Princeton, NJ

1997                Amber Gallery, American Center of Polish Culture, Washington, DC

                        1112 Gallery, The Society for Arts, Chicago, IL (catalogue); curated by Christopher Kamyszew

1996                Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington, DC

                        Marian Frank Gallery, Kittery Point, ME

1995                Dakota Galleries, Houston, TX

                        PII Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1992                Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington, DC

1991                Collins Pettit Gallery, Taos, NM

1990                Arnold & Porter, Washington, DC

1989                Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington, DC

1988                Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington, DC

                        US Congress, Cannon Building Rotunda, Washington, DC

                        SXC Gallery, Saint Xavier College, Chicago, IL (catalogue)

1987                Baxter Gallery, Portland School of Art, Portland, ME

                        Blackthorn Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

1986                Gallery Brantebjerg, Nykøbing, Denmark

                        Magasin Provençal, West Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

1985                Gallery A. Dzieduszyckiego & P. Sosnowskiego, Warsaw, Poland

1981                Gallery Desa, Sandomierz, Poland

1980                Gallery Ściana Wschodnia, Warsaw, Poland

                        Gallery of Art Critics, Warsaw, Poland

1979                Alfred Wysocki Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

1977                Gallery Ściana Wschodnia, Warsaw, Poland

1975                Gallery Krzywe Koło, Warsaw, Poland

1973                Gallery Medyk, Warsaw, Poland



Selected Group Exhibitions


2014                The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Second Act, The Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum,

                        Washington, DC (catalogue); curated by Bader Fund and Jack Rasmussen

2013                Fall for the Arts, The Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum, Washington, DC; curated by Jack

                        Rasmusen

                        Noesis, Cosmos Club, Washington, DC, curated by Helen Frederick

                        Speed and Pressure, VisArts, Rockville, MD, curated by Susan Main

2012                Sargasso Sea Scrolls, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD

                        Courage Unmasked 2, The Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum, Washington, DC

                        Call Collect, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC

                        Mentor Mentee II, Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood, MD

2011                Free Forms and Faces, Betty Mae Kramer Gallery, Silver Spring, MD; curated by Fran Abrams

                        Drawn to Washington, VisArts Gallery, Rockville, MD; curated by Christine Neptun

                        Winging It, K. Caraccio Printing Studio, New York, NY, curated by Kathy Carracio

2010                Paperworks, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD

2009                Helen Fredrick Ink-n-Print 09 Small Works Show, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC

2008                Restating the Arts, CCAC Gallery, Westminster, MD; curated by Susan Williamson

                        The Sky is Not the Limit, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD; curated by Felix Angel

2007                Biting and Scratching: Animal Prints by Susan Amons, Kieth Rendall, and Elzbieta Sikorska, Center for

                        Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME; curated by Britta Konau

                        Landscape & Nature: A View from Maryland, Maryland – Kanagawa, Japan, 25th Anniversary Exhibition,

                        Maryland Sister States Program, House of Delegates in Annapolis, James Backas at the MD State Arts

                        Council in Baltimore, UMUC in Adelphi, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center in Frederick, MD.

                        The Landscape, Montpelier Arts Center, Laural, MD

2006                Vistas and Visions: Selected Landscapes from the Permanent Collection, National Museum of Women in the

                        Arts, Washington, DC

2005                Contemporary Landscapes...Crossing Boundaries, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC (catalogue); curated

                        by June Lambla

2004                Contemporary Views of the Landscape, Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery, Colby Sawyer College, New

                        London, NH

                        Points of View: Landscapes by Maryland Artists, James Backas Gallery, Maryland State Arts Council,

                        Baltimore, MD; curated by Denise Tassin

                        Drawing: Five Artists, The Art Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

                        A Walk in the Woods, Tevis Gallery, Carroll County Arts Center, Westminster, MD; curated by Susan Williamson

                        Charcoal Drawings, Reeves Contemporary, New York, NY

                        Landscapes: Variations on a Theme, U.S. District Courthouse, Greenbelt, MD; curated by June Linowitz

                        Gomez Gallery’s 15th Anniversary Group Exhibition

                        Spheris Gallery, Walpole, NH

                        State of the Arts, Tevis Gallery, Carroll County Arts Center, Inaugural Opening Exhibition Celebrating   

                        Maryland Artists, Westminster, MD; curated by Susan Williamson

                        Views From the Forest, District Fine Art, Washington, DC

2000                Focus, Rockville Arts Center, Rockville, MD

1998                Marsha Child Contemporary Gallery, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

1997                Drawings 1856 - 1996, Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington, DC

1995                The Amber Gallery, American Center of Polish Culture, Washington, DC

                        Radical Juxtaposition, Dakota Galleries, Houston, TX

1993                Benefit Exhibition for Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992                Voices of Freedom: Polish Women Artists of the Avant-Garde, 1880-1990, National Museum of Women in

                        the Arts, Washington, DC

1991                Polish Women Artists, National Museum, Warsaw, Poland; curated by Agnieszka Morawińska

1990                Art of the 70s and 80s in the National Museum, National Museum, Cracow, Poland

                        Invitational Exhibition to dedicate the new office of Amnesty International USA, Washington, DC

1989                All Gallery Show, Collins Pettit Gallery, Taos, MN

1988                Ogunquit Art Association and Invited Artists, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, ME

1986                The Art of the Courageous, Polish Canadian Action Group, Toronto

1985                Apocalypse: Light in the Darkness, Holly Cross Church, Warsaw, Poland

                        Museum of the Archdiocese, Warsaw, Poland

1984                Strömungen - Akcente - Positionen, Catholic Academy, Hamburg, Germany

1985                VII Festival of Fine Arts, Zachęta, Warsaw

1977                Exhibition of Polish Art  O Poprawę, Nevers, Lille and Blois, France

1976                Festival of Fine Arts, Sopot, Poland

                        VI Festival of Fine Arts,  Zachęta, Warsaw

                        Forslag fra Warszawa, Copenhagen, Denmark



Honors, Awards and Service


2009                Creative Project Grant, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, MD

                        Fall Keyholder Residency, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD

2008                Grant, Franz and Virginia Bader Fund, Washington, DC

2007                Creative Project Grant, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, MD

                        Invited by the National Endowment of the Arts, Washington, DC to loan a painting for display in the NEA

                        Chairman’s suite.

                        Fellowship, Women’s Studio Workshops, Rosedale, NY (declined)

2006                Juror, Members Art Association Annual Exhibtion, Tevis Gallery, Carroll County Arts Center, Westminster,

                        MD

                        Fellowship, The Creative Retreat at Mt. San Angelo, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

2006-07           Residency, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Contemporary Prints, Paper and Book Arts, Silver Spring, MD

2005                Printmaking Collaboration Project, Great River Arts Institute, Bellows Falls, VT

2005-06           Advisory Board Member, Seton Gallery, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT

2003                Residency in Drawing, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

2002                Fellowship for Visual Arts, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, MD

                        Individual Artists Award, Visual Arts, Maryland State Arts Council

2002                Juror, Rockville Art League Exhibition, Rockville, MD

                        Travel and Study Grant, Fondation de l’Entraide Intellectuelle Européene, Paris

1976                Best Painting, Young Artists Association, Gallery MDM, Warsaw, Poland

1975                Best of Show, Exhibition of Debuting Graduates, Gallery MDM, Warsaw, Poland

1974, 1978      Postgraduate Stipend, Ministry of Culture and Art, Warsaw, Poland



Lectures and Workshops


2009                Lecture/presentation, Helen Frederick’s Studio Drawing Course, George Mason University, VA

2006                Off-Site Guided Study Faculty, Fall Semester, San Francisco Art Institute Summer MFA Program

2005                Presentation, Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH

2004                Workshop and slide lecture, Colby Sawyer College, New London, NH

                        Drawing the Northern Woods, Drawing Workshop, Great River Arts Institute, Bellows Falls, VT

                        Slide lecture, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2002                Presentation with slide lecture, Maryland College of Art and Design, Silver Spring, MD

1997                Presentation with slide lecture, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

1995                Slide lecture, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX

1987                Lecture in conjunction with exhibition, Saint Xavier College, Chicago, IL



Representative Collections


The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC

Washington DC Art Bank, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

The National Museum, Krakow, Poland

The Museum of the Archdiocese, Warsaw, Poland

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

McLennan Community College, Waco, TX

C.B.W.A. Collection, Warsaw, Poland

Westend Evangelical Congregation, Berlin, Germany

Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL

Sallie Mae Corp., Washington, DC

Minz, Levin, Cohen, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, Washington, DC

Society for Arts, Chicago, IL

Corcoran Group, Alexandria, VA

ITT Research Institute, Tysons Corner, VA



Reviews and Publications


Catalogues


Contemporary Landscapes—Crossing Boundaries, exhibition catalogue, curated with introduction by June Lambla, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC, 2005-06


Ausstellung mit Werken von Elzbieta Sikorska, exhibition brochure, Polnisches Institut Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, 2004


Elzbieta Sikorska: Landscapes, exhibition catalogue, Kordegarda Gallery, Warsaw, Poland, Nov.1998 (Wroblewska, Danuta. “Elzbieta Sikorska”; Prince, Jeffrey R. “The Journey Out of Nature.”; Tolson, Jay. “Magical Colorist.”)


Landscapes of Elzbieta Sikorska, exhibition catalogue, Gallery 1112, Chicago, Oct.1996 (Addison, Christopher. “Elzbieta Sikorska: Light and Line.”; With, Christopher B.  “’You Are Invited to...:’ the Art of Elzbieta Sikorska”)


Voices of Freedom: Polish Women Artists of the Avant-Garde, 1880-1990, exhibition catalogue, curated by Agnieszka Morawinska, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC 1991


Artystki Polski, exhibition catalogue, curated by Agnieszka Morawinska, Muzeum Narodowe, Warsaw, 1991, (Kinga Kawalerowicz, ”Elzbieta Sikorska.”)

                

See-Through Veils: The Paintings of Elzbieta Sikorska. exhibition catalogue. SXC Gallery, Saint Xavier College, Chicago, March 1988 (Rabe, Michael D. “Introduction.”; Kawalerowicz, Kinga. “The Painting of Elzbieta Sikorska.”; Pettit, Richard. “Elzbieta Sikorska: A Polish Artist in Transition.”)


Elzbieta Sikorska: Őlbilder, Gouachen und Aquarelle,  exhibition catalogue,  Magasin Provençal, Berlin, Germany, 1986 (Pettit, Richard. “Anmerkungen zum Werdegang einer polnischen Künstlerin”)



Reviews


Cooper, Joan, About the Cover Artist: Elzbieta Sikorska, The Washington Print Club Quarterly, Fall 2010

Katzman, Laura, Elzbieta Sikorska: Forest Drawings, Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, Issue Nr. 39, F\all 2006, Washington, DC

Katzman, Laura. Territory/Ambiguity. Art Papers, May/June 2004

Swartz, Anne. Sikorska discusses her work, The Chronicle, Savannah, March 18, 2004

Schafer, Karen. Landscape paintings take over U.S. Courthouse. Silver Spring Gazette, Oct. 22, 2003

Shannon, Joe. Elzbieta Sikorska at Gomez. Art in America, March 2002

Oda, Ken. Into the Woods with Sikorska and Ungar at MCAD. The Gazette, Silver Spring, Feb. 20, 2002

Giuliano, Mike. Elzbieta Sikorska. ArtNews, Summer 2001

Hirsh, Arthur. Ardently art-wrestling. The Baltimore Sun, March 02, 2001

Giuliano, Mike Three Artists at Gomez Offer a Sense of Place. City Paper, Baltimore, Feb. 21, 2001

Eikenberg, Jon. Titilating Trio at Gomez. Gay Life, Baltimore, Feb. 16, 2001

Inna Przyroda. Trybuna Stoleczna, Nov. 20, 1998

Ingersoll, Keth. The Forest and the Trees. The Princeton Packet, Feb. 1998

Pietrzyk-Malysa, Wanda. Swiat Naturu Elzbiety Sikorskiej. Kalejdoskop Tygodnia, Chicago, April 24, 1997

Sulkowska-Berezin, Ewa.  Odkrywcze poslugiwanie sie swiatlem, kolorem i ruchem.  Dziennik Zwiazkowy, Chicago, March 21, 1997

---Pejzaze Elzbiety Sikorskiej w Galeri 1112. Nowy Dziennk, Chicago, March. 20, 1997

Sulkowska-Bierezin, Ewa. Na Dobre i Zle. Dziennik Zwiazkowy, Chicago, Jan. 8, 1997

Safran, Rose. New Exhibit at Marjan Frank Gallery is a Class Act. The York Weekly, Sept. 1996

Kossowska, Irena. Wyobraznia i Rzeczywistosc - malarstwo Elzbiety Sikorskiej. Dziennik Polski, Chicago,  1994

Zeranska, Alina. Z Elzbieta Sikorska w Galerii. Przeglad Polski, New York, July 18, 1996

A Rich Coalescence at Collins-Pettit Gallery. Art-Talk, Taos, NM, Aug./Sept. 1991

Zeranska, Alina. Swiat za Woalem.  Przeglad Polski, Jan. 30, 1992

Albers, Chrisanne F.  Elzbieta Sikorska at Addison Ripley Gallery. Eye Wash, Sept. 1990

Gilbard, Florence.  A Pole Apart.  Museum & Art, Washington, D.C., Feb. 1989

Memishi, Ruhan.  Polish Artist Draws Raves for Layering Technique. South Town Economist, Chicago, March 13, 1988

Sikorska’s Paintings Exhibited in SXC Gallery.  Xavierite, March 11, 1988

Witzling, Mara. Elzbieta Sikorska: Paintings at Blackhorn Gallery/Portsmouth.  Art New England, 1987

Grady, John.  Artistic Odyssey from Poland to Portsmouth.  New Hampshire Seacoast Sunday, Oct. 25, 1987

Brandt, Cameron.  Polish Artist Finds Different Light Here. Foster’s Daily Democrat, Oct.13, 1987

Impressions Transformed into Art. New Hampshire Seacoast Sunday, Oct.11, 1987

--- Blackthorn Gallery Exhibits Works by Polish Painter Elzbieta Sikorska. The Exeter News-Letter, Oct. 9, 1987

Niss, Bob.  Polish Painter to Exhibit Here. Evening Express, Portland, ME, June 18, 1987

Nungesser, Michael. Seelandschaften und Stimmungssymphonien: Elzbieta Sikorska im Magasin Provençal. Zitty, Berlin, March 1986

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