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Education

M.I.T., Center for Advanced Visual Studies, Cambridge, MA (M. S. Vis. S.)
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts (B.F.A.)

Solo Exhibitions

2016
Cross Contemporary Art, Periodical: New Paintings, Saugerties, NY

2012
Argazzi Art, Ellen Kozak – Glow: Recent Paintings, Lakeville, CT

2010
Argazzi Art, Ellen Kozak – Site / Sight: Paintings, Lakeville, CT

2009
Hudson River Trilogy: Ellen Kozak, The Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

2004
Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

2002
Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2001
Hudson River Museum of Westchester, Yonkers, NY
Art Resources Transfer Inc., New York, NY
Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York, NY

1998
President’s Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1996
Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1994
Carolyn J. Roy Gallery, New York, NY

1992
55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY

1986
Jay Gallery, New York, NY
Van Buren, Brazelton, Cutting Gallery, Cambridge, MA

1985
Gallery Amelia, Tokyo, Japan
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Art, Utsunomia, Japan

1983
Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
RiverWoman, Odetta Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Site / Sight: Paintings by Martha Diamond, Jacqueline Gourevitch, Sharon Horvath, Ellen Kozak and Joyce Robins, curated by Ellen Kozak, Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties, NY

2016
Heliotrope, Odetta Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Through the Rabbit Hole, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Vanishing Point, Art House Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

2015
Prix Moulin à Nef, VCCA Anniversary Exhibition, La Chapelle Sainte Catherine, Auvillar, France
Shifting Ecologies, curated by Marianne Van Lent, Athens Cultural Center, Athens, NY
Nation II: Circling the Wagons, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Le Show des Amis, Show Room Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY
Nation II: At the Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Shifting Ecologies, curated by Marianne Van Lent, The Painting Center, NY
Artists of the Mohawk – Hudson Region, Albany Institute of History and Art, curated by Stephen Westfall

2013
ICE, Athens Cultural Center, curated by Carrie Feder, Athens, NY
Stone Canoe, Curated by Amy Cheng, Community Art Center, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

2011
Strata of Memory: Kevin Kelly + Ellen Kozak, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT

2010
The Nature of it All, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT
Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, curated by Charles Desmarais, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY
Contemporary Art and Praxis, curated by Thomas Collins, Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, NY
Small Works Invitational, The Painting Center, New York, NY

2009
Different at Every Turn: Contemporary Painters of the Hudson River, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY (traveling exhibition, catalog)

2008
What’s in a Face, Salena Art Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

2007
The New Hudson River School, Riverstone Arts, Haverstraw, NY
Cowgirls2, Brik Gallery, Catskill, NY

2005
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2004
Luminous Landscape: Edges of Objectivity, Poughkeepsie Art Museum, Poughkeepsie, NY

2003
Abstraction + 4, Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York, NY
Art a Century Apart: 1903 and 2003, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson Mississippi
The Workshop Portfolios, Galeria Espacio Abierto, Havana, Cuba

2002
Reversal: Relief Igtaglio, Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Holiday Realities, Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York, NY

2001
Collectors’ Series 2001, Vero Beach Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL
Artists’ Proof, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
Members Gallery Exhibition, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

2000
Hot Art – Summer 2000, Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York, NY

1999
Art Resources Transfer Inc., New York, NY
Location: a Survey of Hudson Valley Artists, Kendal Art and Design, Hudson, NY

1998
Absolut, David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Art Resources Transfer Inc., New York, NY
Invitational, Kendal Art and Design, Hudson, NY

1996
Gallery Artists, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1994
Landscape Paintings, Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
Hudson Valley Landscape & Still Life, Lorraine Kessler Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY
Faculty Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
Women in Watercolor, Boston Public Library, Wiggen Gallery, Boston, MA

1993
A-Z, 0-9, E.S. Vandam Gallery, New York, NY
A Small Salon, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Dreaming the Landscape: Four New York Artists, Chassie Post Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1992
Land, Trenkman Gallery, New York, NY
September Invitational, Bill Bace Gallery, New York, NY
Abstract, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington , Massachusetts
Artists’ Relief Portfolio for the Homeless, Michael Walls Gallery, New York, NY
The Poetic Impulse, curated by David Hornung, Kathryn Sermas Gallery, New York, NY
Painters of the Depicted Unknown, Procter Art Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

1991
PressWork: The Art of Women Printmakers, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington,  DC, & Evehjem Museum, traveling exhibition. (Catalog)
Indiana Collects: The Steven G. Conant Collection, curated by Martha Donovan Opdahl, William Weston
Clarke Emison Art Center,
DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana. (Catalog)
A Salute To Boston: Recent Acquisitions, Boston Public Library, Wiggin Gallery, Boston, MA

1990
The Figure Now, Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, New York, NY

1989
Lines of Vision, curated by Dr. Judy Collischan, Hillwood Gallery, C.W. Post College and Blum Helman, New York, NY, traveling exhibition (book published)
Retrogarde ‘89, Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, New York, NY

1989
Contemporary Self Portraits, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY

1988
The Painterly Print, Sragow Gallery, New York, NY

1987
Figurative Prints, Associated American Artists, New York, NY

1986
Invitational, van Stratten Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985
A Summer Selection, Castelli Uptown, New York, NY

1984
Invitational, Jay Gallery, New York, NY

1983
1983 National, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Art, Utsunomia, Japan

1982
Boston Symphony Hall Gallery, Boston, MA

1981
Centervideo, Koelnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany & American Center for Artists and Students, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

1978
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

1977
Works for the Landscape, Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Published Works/Limited Editions

Orpheus. Eurydice. Hermes: Notations on a Landscape, limited edition artists’ book with poetry by Rainer Maria Rilke, translated by Stephen Mitchell, foreword by Dore Ashton, Cross-Cultural Communications, 1996

Tree of Names and A River, limited edition with poetry by Geoffrey O’Brien, Dieu Donné Papermill, 2005

Bibliography

Stone Canoe, A journal of Arts, Literature & Social Commentary | Number 7, Syracuse University, 2013
Hudson River Trilogy: Ellen Kozak, Ellen J. Keiter, The Katonah Museum of Art, Exhibition Brochure, 2009
At the Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Another Side of Ellen Kozak, Richard Huntington, The Buffalo News, October 2002
Holiday Realities, The New York Times, Ken Johnson, Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, January 4, 2002
Ellen Kozak Paintings: Reflections on a River, Art New England, April/May 2002
Monet-like Reflection of the Hudson River, Georgette Gouveia, The Journal News, November 9, 2001
Hudson River Museum Mounts Three Shows Inspired by its Namesake, Leslie Gaglia,
The Riverdale Press, October 18, 2001
Proof In Print: A Community of Printmaking Studios, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA, 2001
Art Guide: Art Resources Transfer, The New York Times, Holland Cotter, Novermber 21, 1997
Art & Antiques, George Melrod, review of solo exhibition at Elizabeth Harris Gallery, January 1996
The New Yorker, Valerie Steiker, review of solo exhibition at Carolyn J. Roy Gallery, February 28, 1994
Art in America, Robert Edelman, review of solo exhibition at Carolyn J. Roy Gallery, June 1994
Presswork: The Art of Women Printmakers, Essays by Eleanor Heartney & Trudy Victoria Hansen, 1991
Indiana Collects: The Steven G. Conant Collection, Catalog Essay by Lesa Mason, PH.D. ,
William Weston Clarke Emison Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1991
Lines of Vision: Drawings by Contemporary Women, Dr. Judy Collischan, Hudson Hills Press, Inc., 1989
The Narrated Earth, Christine Temin, The Boston Globe, 1987
Exploring Feminine Identity, Nancy Stapin, The Boston Herald, 1987
Disparate Styles in a Joint Exhibit, Christine Temin, The Boston Globe, 1986
Two Views of Oppression: The Heroic & the Imprisoned, Nancy Stapin, The Boston Herald, 1986
Ellen Kozak and Grant Drumheller, Eugene Narrett, Art New England, 1986
New Editions, Jacqueline Brody, The Print Collector’s Newsletter, 1985
Artist’s Showcase, WGBH Channel 2 TV, Boston, 1980

Fellowships and Grants

2012
Prix Résidence Moulin à Nef, VCCA / Auvillar, France

2004
George Sugarman Foundation Artists’ Grant

2004, 2000
Pratt Institute, Faculty Development Grant

1996
New York Foundation for the Arts, Artists’ New Works Fiscal Sponsorship Program

1990, 1986
Yaddo Colony, Residency

1988
Blue Mountain Center, Residency

1983
Japan Victor Corporation, Tokyo, Artists’ Grant

1979
Sloan Foundation, Grant

1978
Cambridge Arts Council, Cambridge, MA, Artists’ Grant

Appointments and Activities

1993 – present
Professor, CCE, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1998 – 2000
Art New England, Massachusetts College of Art, Bennington, Vermont

1996
Visiting Artist, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1993
Lecturer, Visual Arts Program, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

1991 – 1995
Visiting Artist, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1988 – 1993
Studio Instructor of Drawing and Painting, Art Center, 92nd Street Y, New York City

1982 – 1984
Lecturer, Seian Art University of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan

1980 – 1982
Artist in Residence, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

1979 – 1981
CAVS Fellow, M.I.T, Center for Advanced Visual Studies, Cambridge, MA

1979 – 1980
Assistant Professor, film and video, University of Massachusetts, Department of Art, Boston, MA

Permanent Collections

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (library collection)
The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
Brooklyn Museum of Art , Brooklyn, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA
Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Art, Japan
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
Harvard University, Houghton Library, Cambridge, MA
Yale University, Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, CT
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Trinity College, Watkinson Library, Hartford, CT
Bucknell University, Bertrand Library, Lewisburg, PA
Dean Witter Renolds Inc., Boston, MA
Lang Communications, New York, NY