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