M I M I 
moritsky@comcast.net

Education

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

Selected Exhibitions

2015
Transformed Viewpoints (curated by Charlotta Kotik), A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY;
MICA: Then//Now, Noyes Museum, NJ

2013
MICA: Then//Now (curated by Barry Nemett), Ethan Cohen Gallery, Chelsea, NY; Beacon, NY;

Mimi Oritsky, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (also 2011, 2009, 2006, 2003, 2001, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1991, 1989, 1986)

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, New York, 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 25th Annual, Reading Public Museum (also 1986, 1984, 1983)
Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show, Lowell Street & University Place Galleries, Cambridge, MA; Annual National Exhibition, Kauffman Gallery, Shippensburg University; Horton Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2000
National Drawing=00, College Art Gallery, The College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ (also 1998, 1996)

1998
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 ABest 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; UBS; Abington Art Center;
Primavera Systems, Inc.

Selected Bibliography

Rile, Karen, Founding Editor. “Mimi Oritsky, Inside Rex”, Cleaver Magazine Issue 8, December 2014, illus.

Richardson, Trevor, Director of Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Studio Visit Magazine, 2011

Schira, Ron. ACapturing 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. ANew Show Opens at Maria Feliz Gallery.@ Times News, July 31, 2000, illus.

Donohoe, Victoria. AThe Arts: Artists unleash the creative powers of paper in Abington display.@

The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 9, 1999.

Johnson, Ken. The New York Times, Nov. 27, 1998.

Dormont, Linda. AMimi Oritsky Paints the Landscapes of Her Dreams.@ Art Matters, March 1998, illus.

Haggerty, Gerard. AArt: Mimi Oritsky at Amos Eno.@ Cover, Summer 1996, illus.

Morales, Tina. AOutings: Art from off the Beaten Path.@ New York Newsday, April 14, 1996, illus.

Beyer, Rita. A>Inside Landscape= at Abington Art Center.@ Chestnut Hill Local, Feb. 4, 1993, illus.

DeSantis, Tullio Francesco. ACallowhill Exhibits Pennsylvania Vistas.@ Reading Eagle, March 8, 1985, illus.

Williams, Edgar. AIn-Depth Studies: University City Scenes Grace 34th St. Subway Station.@

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sep. 23, 1981, illus.

Williams,Edgar.”TunnelVisions:SubwayMuralsBringArttoMassTransit.”
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct. 1, 1980, illus.
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