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Camille Eskell

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The Fez as Storyteller: Magen David, Byculla, Bombay, 2012 Photo Transfer, Felt, Silk, Mixed Media 8" H X 24" Diameter © Camille Eskell
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The Fez as Storyteller: Magen David, Byculla, Bombay, Women's Upper Gallery at left, 2012 Photo Transfer, Felt, Silk, Mixed Media 8"H X 24" Diameter © Camille Eskell
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The Fez as Storyteller: Magen David, Byculla, Bombay/Boy under Bema, 2012 Photo Transfer, Felt, Silk, Mixed Media 8"xx 24" Diameter © Camille Eskell
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The Fez as Storyteller: Magen David, Byculla, Bombay/Boy at Bema , 2 Photo Transfer, Felt, Silk, Mixed Media 8"H X 24" Diameter © Camille Eskell
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The Fez as Storyteller: Magen David, Byculla, Bombay/Stair to Women's Upper Gallery, 2012 Photo Transfer, Felt, Silk, Mixed Media 8"H X 24" Diameter © Camille Eskell
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Dry Bones: Return, The Ezekiel Project, 2012 Oil Stick, Wax Pencil, Mixed Media 45" X 38" © Camille Eskell
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Dry Bones: Troll, THE EZEKIEL PROJECT, 2012 Oil Stick, Wax Pencil, Mixed Media 45" X 38" © Camille Eskell
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Dry Bones: Anchor, THE EZEKIEL PROJECT, 2011 Oil Stick, Oil, Wax Pencil on Prepared Paper 45" H X 38" W © Camille Eskell
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Dry Bones: Tumult, THE EZEKIEL PROJECT, 2010 Oil Stick, Oil, Wax Pencil on Prepared Paper 45" X 38" W © Camille Eskell
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Dry Bones: Aurora, THE EZEKIEL PROJECT, 2009 Oil Stick, Oil, Wax Pencil on Prepared Paper 45” H X 38” W © Camille Eskell
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Tattooed Lady: Resurrections, TRUNCATED series (2 views), 2004 Resin, Colored Pencil, Mixed Media 5’ 8”H X 36"W X 36”D © Camille Eskell
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Tattooed Lady: Raising of Lazarus, TRUNCATED series, 2004 Resin, Colored Pencil, Mixed Media 24"H X 17"W X 11”D © Camille Eskell
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Tattooed Lady: Comin' Up Roses, TRUNCATED series, 2003 Resin, Colored Pencil, Mixed Media 24"H X 17"W X 11”D © Camille Eskell
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Tattooed Lady: Strange Fruit, TRUNCATED series, 2002 Resin, Colored Pencil, Mixed Media 23”H X 14”W X 18 ½D © Camille Eskell
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Tattooed Lady: Primp, TRUNCATED series, 2000 Resin, Pencil, Mixed Media 14 ½” H X 10 ½” W X 3” D © Camille Eskell
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Tattooed Lady: Stance, TRUNCATED series, 2005 Resin, Colored Pencil, Mixed Media 36”H X 4 1/16”W X 14”D © Camille Eskell
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Alive & Buried, FOR KEEP'S SAKE series, 2002 Each 13 ½” L X 4 ¾ “W X 5”H © Resin, graphite, colored pencil, mixed media
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Promises Made, FOR KEEP'S SAKE series, 2001 Resin, Colored Pencil, Mixed Media 7” H X 7” W X 5” D © Camille Eskell
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Tattooed Lady: Strange Fruit, TRUNCATED series, 2002 Resin, Mixed Media 23”H X 14”W X 18 ½D” © Camille Eskell
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Tattooed Lady: Comin' Up Roses, TRUNCATED series, 2003 Resin, Mixed Media 24"H X 17"W X 11 D", © Camille Eskell
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Repression, THE ROOTS OF TERROR series, 1984 Black Oil Pastel 40" X 30" © Camille Eskell
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Panic, THE ROOTS OF TERROR series, 1984 Black Oil Pastel 30" X 40"
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And Specters of Reality Danced 'round her Head, THE ROOTS OF TERROR series, 1984 Black Oil Pastel 30" H X 40" W © Camille Eskell
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Dry Bones: Return, 2012 Oil Stick, Wax Pencil, Mixed Mediaon Paper 45" H X 38" W © Camille Eskell
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Camille Eskell, 2014
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
New York
Lives in
New York area
Works in
New York area
Schools
Queens College, CUNY, 1979, Master of Fine Art
Queens College, CUNY, 1979, Master of Fine Art
Tags
surreal, dream-like, psyche, emotional, emotion, FEAR, psychological, sculptor, Painter, draughtswomen, mixed media, Art, eskell, camille installation installation painting, New York, connecticut, tattoo, torso, contemporary/figure, hands, skeleton, edge, edgy, disturbing mixed-media realism surrealism, mixed-media, surrealism, photography, 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.