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Camille Eskell

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Birthplace
New York

Lives in
New York area

Works in
New York area

Website

Schools
Queens College, CUNY, 1979, Master of Fine Art
Queens College, CUNY, 1979, Master of Fine Art

Tags
photography, surrealism, mixed-media, disturbing mixed-media realism surrealism, edgy, edge, skeleton, hands, contemporary/figure, torso, tattoo, connecticut, New York, camille installation installation painting, eskell, Art, mixed media, draughtswomen, Painter, sculptor, psychological, FEAR, emotion, emotional, psyche, dream-like, surreal, figurative, sculpture, exhibition/performance

Statement

Camille Eskell explores duality and transformation in related mixed-media series and installations that combine 2-D and 3-D practices and materials. Examining fear, anxiety, vulnerability and cultural dynamics,  she uses the fragmented figure in disquieting contexts as metaphor and testimonial.

She exhibits her work extensively in solo and group shows, including twenty-five one-person shows, and well over one hundred group exhibitions. throughout the U.S. and abroad. Venues include HP Garcia Gallery, NYC,  Denise Bibro Gallery, NYC, The Chrysler Museum, VA, The William Benton Museum of Art, CT, The Stamford Museum, CT, The New Britain Museum of American Art, CT, The Queens Museum, NY, Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI, Greenville County Museum of Art,SC, the Museo de Arte Moderno (Bogota, Columbia, & Mexico City), Museo de Art Contemporaneo (Caracas, Venezuela), among others. She has received reviews in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Art New England, The Hartford Courant, Newsday, The Stamford Advocate, and Arts magazine, and is included in several editions of Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who of American Women, and Who’s Who in the World.

Ms. Eskell’s work is in public and private collections, including the Chrysler Museum of Art (VA), the Housatonic Museum of Art (CT) and the Islip Art Museum (NY), and she has been awarded several grants and honors, including Artist Fellowships from the NY Foundation for the Arts (drawing), the CT Commission on the Arts (painting), and residencies with the Weir Farm Visiting Artist Program and the Vermont Studio Center. She holds an MFA and BFA from Queens College/CUNY.

 

Recent Exhibits

Camille Eskell participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2013 DIASPORA
New Century Artists Gallery
 
Oct, 2012 Artist Talk – Camille Eskell, Mikhail Gubin, Susan Halls and Joan Wheeler
Silvermine Arts Center
 
Sep, 2012 Exhibit : Camille Eskell: “Ezekiel Project”
Silvermine Arts Center
 
Sep, 2012 The Ezekiel Project
Silvermine Art Center
 
Feb, 2012 Silent Witnesses: Synagogues Rebuilt, Transformed, or Left Behind
Holocaust Memorial Center, Metro Detroit, Michigan
 
Jan, 2012 Postcards From the Edge
Cheim & Read
 
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