Helen Zajkowski

www.helenzajkowski.webs.com
helenzaj@optimum.net
203 348 8271

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            EDUCATION
1994    M.F.A., Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, NJ               
1990     B.F. B A., Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, NJ
1978     B.A., Education, Alvernia College, Reading, Pennsylvania

 

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

          2003      “The Eye of the Beholder” Dietel Gallery, Emma Willard , Troy,  NY
          1996       Gallery Jag, sponsored by UNESCO, Pulawy, Poland
          1994      "Connections," The Elizabeth Ann Seton Memorial Gallery,  New  Brunswick, NJ
                        “Silence," American Center of Polish Culture, Washington, DC
                       "Silence-Voices-," Norbert Gallery, Princeton, NJ

 

                         GROUP EXHIBITIONS

            2015    “Black and White,” City light Gallery, Bridgeport,CT

             2014   “Bio-woman 6, International” Robbithole Gallery, New York, NY

                       “Bio-woman 5, International” Skizza Gallery, Jerusalem

             “Me-My self and I,” International, Runnrls Gallery, ENMU, New Mexico

                      Transforming Spaces, Water”  Collins House. Nassau Bahamas

             “Crafted Comedy” Project Gallery, Toronto, Canada

            “Come to the Table “ Traveling exhibition.  CIVA

           “Water: A Universal Human Right.”  Robert Morris  Gallery, Chicago, IL

            “ Face to Face”  Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY

             “Not A Drop”,47/49 Tanner Street, London,

            2013    "International “Nations-Water-Cultures” United Nations, New York, NY

             Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida, Maitland FL

            “VISIONS 2013,“  Sechrest Art Gallery, High Point, NC             "The Petroleum Paradox: For Better or For Worse"  Narrows  Center, Fall River, MA.

                         “First Ladies,” City light Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

            “Butterfly” Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston, TX

            “Revelations: Interrogating the Sacred,” Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

            “Bound,” Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

            2012    “Currents,” The Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ                                            

          “The History of Woman,” Thomas J, Walsh Gallery, Quick Center, Fairfield ,CT

                        “40 Years of Women Artists Virtual Exhibit,” IWA, Rutgers University, NJ

                        “Gendered Object: Barbie Art,” Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

                        “House Arrest,” Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT

                        “Petroleum Paradox,” Denise Biro Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY                        

                         “A Changing World: Women Respond” UCON Stamford Art Gallery, Stamford, CT            

            2011    “Together-International,” New Century Gallery, New York, NY                                          

                          "Undeniable Tendencies,” New Century Gallery, New York, NY

                         “She; Mother and Daughter Generations Gertrude G. White Gallery, Greenwich, CT

            2010     “Kinetic Art”  City Light Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

                         “Come As You are” City Light Gallery, Bridgeport, CT      

            2008    “ NexGenneratin…” Aughinbaugh  Gallery, Grantham ,PA  

            2007    “Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose,” Leapin  Lisard  Covington, KN  

                        “Reboot:Life After E- Junk,” John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI               

 

            2006    “Fresh Paint,” Flinn Gallery, Greenwich. CT

            2005    “The Next Generation…,”  MOBIA , New York, NY

            2003    “Iron Works,” Anne Ried Gallery, Princeton, NJ

                        “Ironworks” Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
            2001       "Collections," Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick NJ
                          Art North East USA, Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT
            2000      Red Mill Gallery, Johnson, VT
                          Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI
           1999       "Grid Works," Hera Gallery, RI
                         "National Small Works," Leftbank Gallery, Salt lake City. UT
           1998       "New Art Annual," Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT
                          National Show, New Mexico Miniature Arts Society, Roswell, NM
                          First Annual Stanley &Vivian Reed Marine , Stamford Art  Association,

             Stamford,CT        
                          "The Aljira National 4," Aljira Center for Contemporary Art,  Newark, NJ
                          "No Big Heads," University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
                          "International Icarus," Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, NC
           1997       "Contained Art," Central Michigan University Art Gallery Mt Pleasant, Michigan
                          
48th Annual , The Art of the North East USA,   Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT
                          "International Icarus, "Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head,  SOHO, Palafox, Pansico, FL
           1996         Mary H. Dana Women Artists 25th Anniversary Retrospective, RU, N. Brunswick, NJ
                           Aljira National Juried Exhibition, Aljira, Newark NJ
                           Seventeenth Annual Faber Barren National Color,  Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT
           1995         "Fifteenth annual Faber Barren Color Show, "Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT
                          "Award Winner's Exhibition," Stamford Historical Society, CT
                          "Generations," Layman Center, Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT
                          "Connecticut Art, 25th Annual Competition," Stamford Museum,  Stamford, CT
                          "Message From the Planet," Noyes Museum of Art, Ocean Ville, NJ
                           "Women's Work -Inherited Ideologies," Meyerson Hall Gallery, University of

             Pennsylvania, PA

           1994        "45h Annual, The Art of The North East USA," Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT
                   "MFA Exhibition," Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
                     New Jersey Arts Annual, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
                     Ellarslie Open XII, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ

           1993           Fellowship Exhibition, Stedman Gallery, Rutgers, The State University of  NewJersey,   Camden NJ


                             PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
                 Special Collections, Artist's Books, Newark Public Library, Newark, N
                 Gallery  Jag, Pulawy, Poland
                 UNESCO, Warsaw Poland

                 Vatican, JPII Collection

 

AWARDS

2011   Chosen as Featured Artist, WCA National

2010   Kinetic Art Award ,City light Gallery, Bridgeport, CT                                                          
2000   Stamford Cultural Center ... Project Award
1998   Connecticut New Art Annual Award
            New Mexico Miniature Arts Society Creativity Award
1997   The Marguerite S. Daggy Memorial Award in Painting
1994   Distinguished Honor-Binney & Smith, Excellence in Art
1993   Grant -Liquitex Excellence in Art from the United States, United  Kingdom and Mexico
           Grumbacher Purchase Award
           Grumbacher Gold Medallion in Painting Category
1992   Distinguished Fellowship Recipient-New Jersey State Council on the Arts Department of State.

 

CATALOGS

  • Woman’s Rights: An Artisan’s Perspective,UniteWoman.org  2013
  • Patroplum Paradox:For Beter or Worse,Women's Caucus for Art, 2012
  • A Changing World: Women Respond WCA-CT 2012
  • Together International Art Exhibition March 2011, New Century Artist Gallery, New York, NY
  • Art of the Northeast USA 1997
  • Faber Birren National Color Award Show, Stamford Museum 1996
  • Faber Birren National Color Award Show  Stamord Museum,1995
  • The Next Generation Contemporary Expressions of Faith ,MOBIA, NY
  • Polyglot Museum of Biblical Art  Fall 2005
  • Iron Works September October, Ann Reid Gallery Princeton NJ 2003
  • Summer Fest 2001 Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

 

 

 

 

Residency One Month

2000  Jonson, Vermont

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 









































 

 




 

 

 









































 

 






























 

   

















































 

 

 

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