Elise Engler



Elise Engler

262 West 107th Street #5A

New York, New York 10025







2012Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Individual Artist Support Grant

2009/10National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Award, residency in Antarctica, winter 2009/10

2008Artist in Residence -Research Vessel Wecoma, Oregon coast, chronicling scientific oceanographic voyage

2004Civitella Ranieri Fellowship, residency in Umbertide, Italy

2003The MacDowell Colony, residency in Peterborough, NH

2001New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (drawing)

Participant in the Aljira, Emerge 2001 artist development program, Newark, NJ Artist-in Residence, St. Michael’s College, VT


Selected One/Two/Three Person Exhibitions


2013 (Jan.)College of Saint Rose Art Gallery, Bi POLAR: Journeys to the Ends of the Earth, 3-person exhibition

2008Firehouse Center for Visual Arts, Re-Figure, 2-person show with  Zucker, Burlington, VT

2007John Davis Gallery,I Open the Newspaper and Want to Scream, drawings, paintings and short hand -drawn animation, Hudson, NY

2006Cynthia Broan Gallery,TAX-ONOMIES, Drawings and paintings, NYC

Carriage House, John Davis Gallery, drawings and paintings, Hudson, NY

2005College of Saint Rose Art Gallery, Your Tax Dollars Other Drawings, Albany, NY

2003Art Resources Transfer Gallery, Your Tax Dollars From Where I SIt, drawings, NYC

2002Staub Gallery, Everything Counts, drawings including Everything I Own, Zurich, SW

2001122 Gallery, showing Everything I Own. as part of 2 person exhibition chosen by Joe Amrhrein, Luca Buvoli, Dominique Nahas, Lynne Yamamoto, NYC

1999-2000Margaret Bodell Ltd., Everything in Her Bag, drawings, NYC


Selected Group Exhibitions


2013(Jan.) Perlman Teaching Museum, Carleton College, Lifelogging,Northfield, MN

2012(July) Lesley Heller Gallery, Zooey, NY, NY

2011Works Gallery, iraqiwarmemorial.org, curated by Joseph DeLappe, San Jose CA

Arts Exchange Gallery, The Bank and Trust Show,curated by Dar Meyers- Kinglsey, White Plains, NYSideshow Gallery, It’s All Good, Brooklyn, NY

2010National Academy Museum,National Academy Museum’s 185thAnnual Invitational Exhibitionof Contemporary American Art.

2009A-Locatie Gallery, Kuf Moldcurated by Suzan Batu and Bill Dougherty, Rotterdam, The Netherlands,Chashama Windows Project, How to Enjoy Traffic Cones, curated by Erik Sanner

2008Galerie Kurt Im Hirsch, Your Documents Please, traveling group curated by Georges and Rumko Tsuda, Berlin, GEGallery Jan Colle, Kuf Mold, curated by Suzan Batu and Bill Dougherty, Gent, Belgium

2007Ruth Bachofner Gallery,Pillow Talk, curated by Mery Lynn McCorkle, Santa Monica, CA Dowling College, General Inventory, curated by Judith Page, Oakdale, NY

2006/7Weatherspoon Museum, Art on Paper, biennial, curated by Xandra Eden University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

2006Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Fresh, Portland, Oregon

2003/4/5/6/7Cynthia Broan Gallery-art fairs--Aqua, Miami, Pulse Fair, Affordable Art Fair/ NY, Scope/ LA, NY, Chicago Art Fair, Scope London, Scope Miami

2004Staub Gallery, Facts are Stupid Things, group show, Zurich, SW June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Naked, group show curated by Katherine Bradford and June Fitzpatrick, Portland, ME Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Bang, curated by Linn Underhill, catalog essay by Lucy Lippard, Hamilton, NY Van Brunt Gallery, AmBUSH, curated by Trong Van G. Nguyen, NY, NY Krasdale Gallery-Warm Worlds and Otherwise, curated by Debra Jenks, White Plains, NY

2003Aljira Gallery-group show, participants in the Emerge 2001Artist Development Program, curated by Calvin Reid, Newark, NJ Tomasulo Gallery, Union County College- Consumer Reports, 4-person show, curated by Margaret Murphy, Cranford, NJ

2002Graystone Gallery-Miniatures, curated by Ed Russell, San Francisco, CA

Islip Art Museum-Accumulations, group show, curated by Karen Shaw, Mansion Gallery-Look at Me, What Do You See, What Do You See, group show, NYC Cynthia Broan Gallery- group show. NYC

2001450 Broadway Gallery- A Collaborative Fusion, art event NYC Holland Tunnel-Angels, curated by Pauline Lethen. Brooklyn, NY

2000-2001Gretel’s File- Space Time Links, curated by Nicoletta West. Zug, SW

2000PS 122 Gallery- Artists chosen for season’s 2 person shows. NYC Im n Il Gallery- Out of Line, 4-person exhibition. Brooklyn, NYC OIA, NY Law School-Curated group show. NYC Henry Street Settlement- Abrons Art Center- Tangents-Connecting the Classroom to the Studio, Curated group show. NYC

1999Im n Il Gallery- Out of Y2K O, Curated group show. Brooklyn, NYC

Margaret Bodell Ltd.- LTD, group show. NYC

1999-present   Pierogi -drawings can be seen in the flat files. Brooklyn, NYC

1998Art in General-Scale, relatively speaking-Site specific wall drawing. Curated by Holly Block, Catherine Ruello. NYC

1996-97Noyes Museum-Angels, Cherubs and Putti. Oceanville, NJ

1994Hunter College Gallery, selected alumnae, chosen by Doug Ohlson




Selected Private Collections/ Commissions


The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive, Miami, FL

Bennington College Trustee Collection

Agnes Gund-- Private Collection

John Haworth

Jean Pigozzi collection

Nobel collection/ Switzerland

Ballinger Gold Fashion Designers, NYC, 

Capital Z Partners, NYC.



Selected Bibliography


2010Press Art, Die Sammlung Annette und Peter Nobel, catalog of the collection of art of Peter Nobel, Nobel & Hug, Rechtsanwalte, Switzerland

2007Michele Natale, "Surprises Unceasing", The News & Observer, Raleigh, NC 10/18/07

2007Benjamin Genocchio, "Material Things, Cataloged", The New York Times, January 28, 20007

2005David Brickman, Metroland, Albany, NY “A Place for Everything,” March 10 issue, review of Your Tax Dollars and other Drawings, Gallery of the College of Saint Rose, Albany NY http://www.metroland.net/back_issues/vol28_no10/art.html

2005, 2001Getlein, Mark. Gilbert’s Living With Art, NY: McGraw-Hill Co. Inc., chapter on Drawing- reproduction of and text regarding wall drawing at Art in General Gallery, NYC

2004Peter Gallo, Art in America,” Elise Engler at Art Resources Transfer”, April issue, p.135

2002Tages Auzeiger, Zurich, “13127 Things, Elise Engler”, Artist, Zurich exhibition, Galerie Staub

2002Neue Zurcher Zeitung, “Material Girl, Elise Engler at Galerie Staub

2001Karlins, N.F.  ARTNET.COM, “Drawing Notebook” February 28, review of Drawings exhibition at Gallery 402.

2001Lewis, Julia.  Interior Design Magazine, “Quality of Light” January, article about the Capital Z drawings, includes description and picture of desk commission.

1999Budick, Ariella. Newsday, “Emotional Baggage”, December 15, feature article on the Everything In Her Purse exhibit at Margaret Bodell Gallery.

1999Derrow, Paula. New Woman Magazine, December, -“New View”, feature article on the women’s bag drawing project.   

1998Dalton, Jennifer. Review, Feb. 15, -review of Scale, relatively speaking, at Art in

General, NYC




1985Bennington College-MFA-Painting, printmaking. Fellowship

1983Hunter College CUNY-BFA-Summa Cum Laude