Stretched Canvas

Modern Lines

Contemporary White

Classical Baroque

Unframed print


Anna Grzesik, Utica NY
Member Since December 2008
Artist Statement Anna Grzesik Art Studio & Gallery
Anna Grzesik wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, entrepreneur just to mention a few of her successful and outstanding accomplishments, is also an accomplished artist, Widow of the late Richard P. Grzesik Sr.she was happily married for over 50 years and was blessed with 6 children.

She has achieved success with both original and private commissions of her art. Anna Grzesik was born with the natural gift or artistic talent in her blood even though her love of art took a back seat to the exodus from Europe during WWII, finding the love of her life in Brazil and eventually the land of opportunity in America to raise her family.

Lived and traveled extensively in Poland * Germany * Brazil * United States

Art Education Escola De Arte e Desenho, Sao Paulo, Brazil Munson Williams Proctor Institute of Art – Utica, NY

Languages English * Polish * Portuguese * German * Russian.

Grants/Awards 2001 Festival of Arts – Munson Williams Proctor Institute Utica, NY -Honorable Mention 2008 Festival of Arts – Munson Williams Proctor Institute Utica, NY -Honorable Mention

Solo Exhibitions 2004 Exhibition of Works and Workshop. Mayfair, Sylvan Beach, NY 2006 Kopernik Memorial Association, Polish Cultural Center, Utica, NY

Group Exhibitions 1998 Elderlife The Beacon Center, Herkimer, NY 1998 Elderlife Altera, Utica, NY 2001 Central New York Arts Council Stanley Performing Arts Center, Utica, NY 2002 Central New York Arts Council, Stanley Performing Arts Center, Utica, NY 2002 Utica Art Association Stanley Performing Arts Center, Utica, NY 2002 Regional Art Show Gannett Gallery, SUNY IT, Utica, NY 2003 Central New York Arts Council Stanley Performing Arts Center, Utica, NY 2003 Festival of Arts Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY 2003 Central Adirondack Art Show Arts Center, Old Forge, NY 2003 Remsen Barn Festival & Art Show Remsen, NY 2004 Central New York Arts Counci Stanley Performing Arts Center, Utica, NY 2004 Elderlife Utica Public Library, Utica, NY 2004 Acacia Village, Utica, NY 2008 Festival of Arts Munson Williams Proctor Institute Utica, NY

Commissions Portrait - Brigadier General Casmir Pulaski Kopernik Memorial Association, Polish Cultural Center Utica, NY Portrait – Pope John Paul II White Eagle Association, Polish Cultural Center, Utica, NY

Gallery Representation 1996 Elderlife Gallery, Elderlife Center, Utica, NY 1998 Goldstein Art Gallery, Goldstein Art Gallery, New Hartford, NY 2001 Elderlife Gallery, Elderlife Center, Utica, NY 2001 Utica Art Association, Heritage Home, Utica, NY 2002 Utica Art Association, Heritage Home, Utica, NY 2003 Elderlife Gallery, Elderlife Center, Utica, NY (Artist of the Month) 2003 Utica Art Association, Heritage Home, Utica, NY 2005 Parkway Senior Center, Utica, NY

Current Employment Instructor, Teacher, Anna Grzesik Art Studio, Utica, NY Oil Painting Beginner and Intermediate

Computer Skills Office related skills: Word and Outlook

Membership Utica Art Association

Hobbies Gardening Painting (of course)

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