Figuratively Speaking in NYC

Category: Art & Music
Location: Curtis Gallery

An exibit of oil paintings by artist Elinore Schnurr opens with a reception for the artist on Sunday, April 13 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  The work is on view through May 18.

About the Artist

Elinore Schnurr works in a studio in Long Island City, Queens, New York. Her most recent project, in 2013, was a commissioned painting of the interior of Grand Central Terminal (triptych) that is 140” h x 60” w, installed in the lobby of a new residential tower in Long Island City.

Over the years she has exhibited widely. Her most recent solo show was at the Alfred Van Loen Gallery in South Huntington, New York in 2012; in 2011 she was one of four artists representing the United States in Nordart 2011 at Kunstwerk Carlshutte, Budelsdorf, Germany. She has had solo exhibitions at the Atlanta Art Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia, Capricorn Galleries in Bethesda, Maryland, and the DFN Gallery in New York City, to name a few.

She was the recipient of the Thomas B. Clarke Award for figurative painting at the National Academy of Design (now, National Academy Museum) in New York in 1986 and the Second Place Award in the Midyear at the Butler Institute of American in 2002.

The painting shown is Times Square Reflected III, oil on board, 18 x 22 inches, 2009.