Mimi

Education

University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Fine Arts, MFA, 1979
Maryland Institute, College of Art, BFA, 1975; University of the Arts, 1968-70

Selected Exhibitions

2013 
MICA||Then/Now (curated by Barry Nemett), Ethan Cohen Gallery, Chelsea, NY, Beacon, NY;
Mimi Oritsky, Rock and Tree Debris, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (also 2011, 2009, 2006, 2003, 2001, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1991, 1989, 1986)

2010-13
William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia, PA 

2012
Art of the State: Pennsylvania'12, State Museum of Pennsylvania (also 2003, 1997, 1996)

2010
Mimi Oritsky, A.I. R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (also 2007, 2003)

2008
Structured Incidents (curated by Charlotta Kotik), A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006
Mimi Oritsky, The AVE, Spanish Landscapes, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2004
Mimi Oritsky, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA; Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Annual

2002-04
The American River National traveling exhibition: Brattleboro Museum, VT; TW Wood Museum, VT;
Montshire Museum, NH; Philadelphia Art Alliance, PA; Florence Griswold Museum, CT

2002
Berks Art Alliance Annual, Reading Public Museum (also 1986, 1984, 1983)
Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show, (Lisa Dennison), Lowell Street & University Place Galleries, Cambridge, MA;
Annual National Exhibition, Kauffman Gallery, Shippensburg University; Horton Gallery,
Philadelphia, PA

2001
A.I.R. Gallery, NY,NY; Works on Paper, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ (also 1999)

2000
Mimi Oritsky, Maria Feliz Gallery, Jim Thorpe, PA (also 1993)
National Drawing'00, College Art Gallery, The College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ (also 1998, 1996)

1999
Works on Paper Biennial, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

1998
National Exhibition, First Street Gallery, Chelsea, NY (also 1995)
Through The Heart of the City, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

Awards and Fellowships

2007
Residence Fellowship, The Heliker-Lahotan Foundation Inc, Cranberry Isles, ME
1998
Leonard B. Belber Award "Best of Show", Lisa M. Panzera, Curator, Levy Gallery
Moore College of Art and Design, Abington Art Center Annual
1994
Irma Rosenau Memorial Award in Painting, Richard Torchia, Curator, Levy Gallery
Moore College of Art and Design, Abington Art Center Annual
1984
Purchase Award to The Reading Public Museum, Berks Art Alliance Annual
1983
Purchase Award, PA Council on the Arts; Beaver College (now Arcadia University), Works on Paper
Annual
1983
Residence Fellowship, The Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
1980
Residence Fellowship, Artists for Environment Foundation, Delaware Water Gap National Park, NJ

Public and Corporate Collections

The Delaware Art Museum; The Reading Public Museum; Arcadia University; Helping Up Mission,Inc.
PNC Bank; Wells Fargo Bank; GlaxoSmithKline Corporation; Primavera Systems, Inc.

Selected Bibliography

Richardson, Trevor, Director of Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Studio Visit Magazine, 2011
Schira, Ron. Capturing the world from the clouds.@ Reading Eagle, May 29, 2005, illus.
Zevitas, Steven T. New American Paintings Number 57. The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, 2005, illus (also No. 27, 2000)
 Cimms, Karen. "New Show Opens at Maria Feliz Gallery." Times News, July 31, 2000, illus.
Donohoe, Victoria. "The Arts: Artists unleash the creative powers of paper in Abington display."
The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 9, 1999.
Johnson, Ken. "Art Guide." The New York Times, Nov. 27, 1998.
Dormont, Linda. "Mimi Oritsky Paints the Landscapes of Her Dreams." Art Matters, March 1998, illus.
Haggerty, Gerard. "Art: Mimi Oritsky at Amos Eno." Cover, Summer 1996, illus.
Morales, Tina. "Outings: Art from off the Beaten Path." New York Newsday, April 14, 1996, illus.
Beyer, Rita. "'Inside Landscape' at Abington Art Center." Chestnut Hill Local, Feb. 4, 1993, illus.
DeSantis, Tullio Francesco. "Callowhill Exhibits Pennsylvania Vistas." Reading Eagle, March 8, 1985, illus.
Williams, Edgar. "In-Depth Studies: University City Scenes Grace 34th St. Subway Station."
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sep. 23, 1981, illus.
Williams, Edgar. "Tunnel Visions: Subway Murals Bring Art to Mass Transit."
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct. 1, 1980, illus.

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