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Sky Pape
Sky Pape
One Fine Day, 2012
Sumi ink, water, gouache and acrylic on paper
51½ x 40 inches

1963 Born Toronto, Canada
Lives and works in New York City

1983-85 The Art Students League of New York, studied with Richard Pousette-Dart, Bruce Dorfman
  and Knox Martin
1982-83 Parsons School of Design, New York
1981-82 Queens University, Canada

Solo Exhibitions
2013 Time Being: Recent Work, June Kelly Gallery, New York
Selections from the Bellagio Suite, Yellow Box Gallery, St. Thomas University, Fredericton,
  New Brunswick, Canada, catalogue
2012 Inkternal, with Kari Lindstrom, Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY
Brushless, Curtis Gallery, New Canaan, CT
2010 Water Works: Surface Tension-Drawings, June Kelly Gallery, New York
2007 Ink Scissors Paper, 10-year retrospective, River Stone Arts, Haverstraw, NY
Sky Pape: Drawing Breath, Tompkins Gallery, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA
2006 Drawing Breath, June Kelly Gallery, New York
Drawing Breath: New Work on Paper, d.e.n. contemporary art, Los Angeles,
2004 Sky Pape and Jill Odegaard, Courthouse Gallery, Lake George, NY
2003 Behind the Seen: Saturated Ink Drawings, June Kelly Gallery, New York
2001 Silver Lining: Graphite Drawings, June Kelly Gallery, New York
1999 Inklings: Drawings, essay by Jonathan Goodman, June Kelly Gallery, New York
1997 Mortal Touchstones, Shenandoah Valley Fine Art Center (Affiliate of the Virginia Museum of
  Fine Arts) Waynesboro, Virginia. Funded in part by grants from the National Endowment
  for the Arts, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the County of Augusta, and the City of
1995 Terra Incognita, Treasure Room Gallery, New York
1994 Peripheral Visions, Prezant Gallery, Bronx, New York
1993 Private Viewing curated by Francis de Montebello, Marc de Montebello Fine Art, Inc.,
  New York
Recent Paintings, Jadite Galleries, New York
1992 Recent Paintings, Ward-Lawrence Gallery, New York
1991 Odd and Normal Scenes, Ward-Lawrence Gallery, New York
1990 Two Worlds Away, Lawrence Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 Drawn to Nature, Glyndor Gallery, curated by Jennifer McGregor, senior curator and
  director of arts, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
2012-13 GRAM Selects, Grand Rapids, MI
2012 Transformation, Grands Rapids Art Museum, MI
  Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY
Celebrating 25 Years, June Kelly Gallery, New York
Northern Manhattan as Muse, NoMAA, June Kelly Gallery, New York
2011 Drawing Resurfaced, curated by Kathryn Reeves, Christine Wuenschel and Craig Martin,
  Stewart Center Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, catalogue
2009 New Digs, d.e.n. contemporary at the Pacific Center, West Hollywood, CA
Creative Venues: Projection Project, curated by Peter Ferko and Anthony Archibald J.,
  produced by Artists Unite, an outdoor projection at Nagle Ave. & Thayer St., New York
NoMAA 2008/09 Visual Arts Grantees, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, New York,
  curated by Rocio Aranda – Alvarado, Special Projects Coordinator, El Museo del Barrio,
  New York
2008 TIMELESS: The Art of Drawing, curated by Ann Aptaker, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ;
Art on Paper: 40th Anniversary Exhibition, curated by Xandra Eden, Weatherspoon Art
  Museum, Greensboro, NC
2007-08 Visions: Contemporary Drawings from the James T. Dyke Collection, curated by Townsend
  Wolfe, Naples Museum of Art, Fl; traveling exhibition with catalogue
2006 cARTalog, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, IA
Postcards from the Edge, benefit for Visual AIDS, Sikkema Jenkins & Company, New York
Holiday Show, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Pulp Friction: New Takes on Paper, Betty Barker Gallery, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New
  Canaan, CT
Now: Here: This, Studio Gallery 88, New York
Span, Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY
Drawing National II, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
2003 Cycles, Patterns, Intervals, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA
2002 Memory and Metaphor, Walsh Library Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
2001 Drawing National, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
Women & Books: Uncovered, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC
2000 The Collector’s Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
1999 From Hairbread to Wishing Machines, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
1998 Priva B. Gross International, Works on/of Paper, curated by Marilyn Kushner, curator of prints
  and drawings, Brooklyn Museum of Art; City University of New York, Queensborough
  College, NY
Small Works, curated by Ealan Wingate and Ruth Newman, 80 Washington  Square East
  Galleries, New York University, New York
1996 Three Rivers Arts Festival, curated by Dan Cameron of the New Museum of Contemporary
  Art, New York, sponsored by the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
The 41st Annual Exhibition, sponsored by the Long Island Art League, Heckscher Museum
  of Art, Huntington, NY
1995 Hiroshima: From Me to You, Fukuya Art Gallery, Hiroshima, Japan
Emerging Artists, Harper Gallery, New York
1994 In the Spirit of Fluxus, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
The Nude, The Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery at Hudson Guild, New York
Small Works, curated by Stephen Haller and Ruth Newman, 80 Washington Square East
  Galleries New York University, New York
1992 Mein Vaterland Ist International, organized by the Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst,
  Berlin. Exhibited in Berlin, Turin, Trieste and other major European cities
1990 Kunst und Krieg, 1939-1989, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt Berlin, Germany
Das Andere Amerika, organized by Reinhard Schultz and the Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Shown throughout Europe including Berlin, London, Dublin, Brussels, Antwerp, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Vienna, Zurich, Milan, and Barcelona
1986 The Africa Peace Tour, traveled to 20 U.S. cities, including New York and Washington, DC
1985 Art Against Apartheid, organized by Art Against Apartheid, West Chester University, West
  Chester, PA
Issues In Focus, organized by Art Against Apartheid, Boricua College, New York
Small Works, curated by Ealan Wingate and Ruth Newman, 80 Washington Square East
  Galleries, New York University

Public and Corporate Collections
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, IA
Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany
Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
Cirque du Soleil, Montreal, Canada
Dyke Industries Incorporated, Little Rock, AR
Tiffany & Company, Tokyo and Hong Kong

Awards, Grants & Honors
2013 Grant, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. New York
2012 United States Department of State, Office of Art in Embassies, Montevideo, Uruguay
2011 Residency at The Bogliasco Foundation, Liguria Study Center for the Arts & Humanities,
  Village of Bogliasco, Italy, and recipient of the Bogliasco Special Fellowship in the Visual
  Arts Grant, A book of new drawings—Upper Manhattan, Northern Manhattan Arts
  Alliance, New York
2010 Residency, Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Italy
2009 Grant, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, New York
2008 Grant, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, New York
2005 The E.D. Foundation, Kearny, New Jersey
2000 The Canada Council for the Arts/Le Conseil des Arts du Canada
1998 Grant, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York
1985 Kenneth Hayes Miller Memorial Scholarship, The Art Students League of New York


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