Personal Information of Elissa Dorfman
Elissa Dorfman creates contemporary oil and watercolors paintings in abstract realistic and figurative style. She has exhibited around the world in many galleries and museums. Tokyo Museum, Museum de Luxembourg Paris, France Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum Copenhagen, Denmark and others. Elissa has been in group and benefit shows with Andy Warhol, Willem & Elaine de Kooning, Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg, Rivers, Krasner, Soyer, Appel etc.
Exhibiting last January Smiles at the Royal Castle, Warsaw, Poland.
At this time FacingFaces, traveling exhibition, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Antwerp Belgium, Dunbar, South Africa, Fredericton, Canada, Mindanao, Philippines.
Elissa has held the post of Artist-in-residence at the University of Maryland. She has been published in 35 books such as, The International Art Market Directory Artprice, Paris. A Personal Journal Running Press, Whos Who In American Art R.R. Bowker, Davenports art reference, and many others.
Elissa is in many private collections throughout the world. She has a wide range of subjects, erotica, fantasy, humor, interiors, landscapes, moods, nature, patterns, people, places, and still life.
2006 Smithsonion American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Libraries'Collections N.W. Washington, D.C.
2001-2006 The Society of Arts Academy, UK
1999-2006 Women's Art Library Fulham Palace, Bishops Ave., London,UK
1999-2006 Collections/Women Artists Archives, The Ruben Salazar Library Sonoma 1999-2006 State University, Rohnert Park, CA
1996-2006 Member:Artist Equity
1987-2006 Member: National Museum of Women in the Arts
1987-2006 Archives on Women Artists, The Library and Research Center National 1987-2006 Museum of Women in the Arts,Washington DC
1984-2006 Lifetime Member: Art Students League
1978-2006 Member: Visual Artists and Galleries Association (VAGA)
1976-1979 3 Year Printmaking Study with Conover New School for Social Research
1976-1979 Parsons, (textile, illustration, silkscreen)
1972 Pratt Graphics Center (lithographs)
1970-1972 Education with John Hovannes and Isaac Soyer Art Students League
1970-1971 Education with Isaac Soyer Brooklyn Museum
1969-1971 Education City University of New York
1968-1969 Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T)