Selected Exhibitions and Awards

2020

  • The Center Cannot Hold. Group Exhibition at New York Artists Equity, Inc., Equity Gallery, New York City. Curated by Lexi Axon, Guy de Baere, María Durán Sampedro, Hayley Ferber, Mija Jung, Kelly Olshan. Participating Artists: Lexi Axon, Guy de Baere, Chellis Baird, Mark Bouthilette, Ellen Hackl Fagan, Erin Gleason, Andrew Hockenberry, Markus Holtby, Mija Jung, Kelly Olshan, Claudia Renfro, Vincent Romaniello, Terry Rosenberg, María Durán Sampedro, Kristen Schiele, Linda Streicher, Deborah Winiarski. Exhibition Catalog (pdf)
  • Art Wynwood 2020 with Elizabeth Clement Fine Art, Miami, Florida

2019

2018

2017

2016 - 2017

  • New York Artist Equity Membership InvitationalEquity Gallery – New York City – Exhibition Artists: James Buxton, Vicki DaSilva, Sharon Florin, Ambre Kelly, Leni Liftin, Alan Neider, Kambui Olujimi, Josef-Peter Roemer, John Tomlinson, Tenesh Webber and Deborah Winiarski. Exhibition Jurors: David Clements, Associate Director, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery; Jill Conner, Art Critic, Curator and Founder of AS Artists Studios; Emie Diamond, Founder of The Curateur Collective; Peter Gynd, Artist, Independent Curator and Director of Lesley Heller Workspace; and Emily Lenz, Director of D. Wigmore Fine Art.

2016

2015

2014

2013

  • Studio Visit Magazine – Volume 24, Fall/Winter 2013 Juried Artist Catalog – The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA – Juror: Barbara O'Brien, Director – Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Seven: International Encaustic Conference Juried ShowTruro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill – Truro, Massachusetts – Juror: Shawn Hill, Critic, Art New England
  • RED – Group Exhibition – A gallery – Provincetown, Massachusetts – Jurors: Adam and Marian Peck, Directors, A gallery
  • Instructors Exhibition: Seventh International Encaustic ConferenceThe Schoolhouse Gallery – Provincetown, Massachusetts
  • Instructors Exhibition 2013 – Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, The Art Students League of New York – New York City

2012

  • National Juried Encaustic ExhibitionEncaustic Art Institute – Cerrillos, New Mexico – Jurors: Ellen Koment & Mark Di Prima, Sales Director, Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • The Wax Book: Altered, Repurposed, RemadeTruro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill – Truro, MA – Curator: Supria Karmakar
  • WAX: Contemporary Encaustic WorksPajaro Arts Council – Watsonville, CA – Jurors: Wendy Aikin and Daniella Woolf
  • Painting: Color Dominates 2012 – an Online Group Exhibition at the Evans Encaustics Blog – Juror: Hylla Evans (February 2012)

2011

2010

  • Accrochage – Summer 2010 – A Multi–Media Exhibition of Works by Gallery & New ArtistsKouros Gallery, New York City
  • Studio Visit Magazine – Spring 2011 Juried Artist Catalog – The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA – Juror: Beth Venn, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Senior Curator of American Art at the Newark Museum, NJ

2009

  • Solo Exhibition – Altogether ElsewhereSaint Peter's Church, Narthex Gallery, Citigroup Center, New York City
  • Accrochage 2009 – New & Established Talent at Kouros GalleryKouros Gallery, New York City
  • Studio Visit Magazine ‐ Spring 2010 Juried Artist Catalog – The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA – Juror: Steven Zevitas, Director, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA

2008

  • Accrochage – New & Established Talent at Kouros GalleryKouros Gallery, New York City
  • Studio Visit Magazine – Volume 3, Fall 2008 Juried Artist Catalog – The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA – Juror: Carl Belz, Director Emeritus, The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

2007

  • Accrochage – Gallery Artists & New Artists at Kouros GalleryKouros Gallery, New York City
  • 18th National Juried ExhibitionViridian Artists Inc., New York City – Juror: Charlotta Kotic, Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2006

  • Summer InvitationalDenise Bibro Fine Art, Inc., New York City
  • Monmouth Festival of the Arts, Monmouth, NJ – Invited Artist – Juror: Laura Kruger, Curator, Skirball Museum/HUC–JIR, New York City

2005

  • The League Then and Now – The Art Students League of New York, New York City
  • Sources – Roseline Koener Atelier, Westhampton, NY – International Group Exhibition
  • First Award Exhibition – The Art Students League of New York, New York City

2004

  • Small Works – 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York City – 27th Annual Competition & Exhibition – Juror: Molly Barnes, Studio 18 & Molly Barnes Gallery, New York City
  • Concours – The Art Students League of New York, New York City – Special Recognition

Positions

Presently –
Since 2013
Instructor – ‘Mixed Media, Collage, Painting and Dimensional Art’The Art Students League of New York – New York City
Presently –
Since 2009
Workshop Instructor – ‘Introduction to Encaustic Painting: Basics and Beyond’, ‘Encaustic Monotype Printmaking’ & ‘Encaustic in Three Dimensions’ – The Art Students League of New York – New York City & Vytlacil Campus (Sparkill, NY)
Presently –
Since 2014
Moderator – ProWax Forum – Online discussion group where questions regarding encaustic materials, technique, and vision are answered by professionals working in the medium
2014 – 2018
Feature Artworks Editor – ProWax Journal – A quarterly online publication for professional artists working in the medium of encaustic.
2014 – 2017
Workshop Instructor – Beginning EncausticTruro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill – In conjunction with the International Encaustic Conference – Truro, Massachusetts
2013 – 2017
Presenter – Basics: Introduction to EncausticInternational Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2016
Workshop Instructor – Casting Shadows - Beyond the Brush with Fanne Fernow and Deborah WiniarskiTruro Center for The Arts at Castle Hill – In conjunction with the Tenth International Encaustic Conference – Truro, Massachusetts
2014
Workshop Instructor – Encaustic Monotype Printmaking – The Studios of Key West – Key West, Florida
March 2012
Introduction to Encaustic Methods and Materials – Demonstration of basic methods and materials of encaustic painting – Phyllis Harris Mason Gallery, The Art Students League of New York, NYC
September 2011
January 2012
Organizer/Moderator/Speaker – ‘Encaustic Forum Talk Series’ – The Art Students League of New York, NYC – Guest Speakers: Dr. Gail Stavitsky, Art Historian & Chief Curator at Montclair Art Museum, and Joanne Mattera, artist, author of ‘The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax ’ and the ‘Joanne Mattera Art Blog’, and founder/director of the International Encaustic Conference.
July 2009
Invited Guest Artist and Speaker: Bruce Dorfman, ‘Approaches To Looking At Your Own Art’ – The Art Students League of New York – Vytlacil Campus, Sparkill, NY
September 2007
Workshop Presenter – ‘Stretcher Building & Canvas Preparation’ – Studio 16, The Art Students League of New York, NYC
2006 – Present
Art Photographer & Graphic Designer – Riverside Graphics
2003 – 2005
Teaching Assistant – The Art Students League of New York, NYC
2001 – 2004
Workshop Developer / Professional Development Trainer – NYC
1999 – 2000
Curriculum Supervisor – Clarkstown Central School District, Clarkstown, NY
1992 – 1999
Educator / Elementary Education Curriculum Supervisor – NYC Public Schools

Lectures / Curatorial Projects

2017
Winiarski, Deborah. The Art of Appropriation – Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, The Art Students League of New York, New York, New York. November 2017. Lecture Video.
Fanne Fernow and Deborah Winiarski – The Ethics of Appropriation 11th International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Massachusetts
Fanne Fernow and Deborah Winiarski – Being in Community: Miss Manners Meets ArtZilla11th International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2015
Casting Shadows: Work in Dimension and Relief curated by Deborah Winiarski – Julie Heller East – Provincetown, Massachusetts. Exhibition Artists: Fanne Fernow, Milisa Galazzi, Lynette Haggard, Deborah Winiarski, Nancy Youdelman. Exhibition catalog.

Bibliography

Gallery Affiliations

Collections

  • Public and Private, New York

Listed

  • Who's Who in American Art. New Providence, NJ. Marquis Who's Who (since 2006)
  • New York Artists Equity Association, Inc., New York, NY

Professional Affiliations

  • The Art Students League of New York - Life Member
  • Artists Fellowship Inc.
  • New York Artists Equity Association, Inc.

Education

  • The Art Students League of New York – New York, New York
  • Studio Giambo – Florence, Italy
  • Arte School of Art and Photography – Florence, Italy
  • Queens College – Flushing, NY – B. A. / M. S.

The Artist

  • Lives and works in New York City

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