Profile

 ABOUT

Born in Oswego, New York, Elise McKeown Skolnick received her first camera at age 10, and she’s been making photos ever since. Her work has been included in numerous juried exhibitions, and she’s won multiple awards. She has two daughters, and lives in Austintown, Ohio with her husband David.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Cravings, Sharon, PA, Jan. 2017 – “A Few of My Favorite Things”

Thomases Family Endowment for the Arts Gallery, JCC, Youngstown, OH, Dec. 12, 2013 – Jan. 23, 2014 – “The Spirit of Nature”

AWARDS

Canfield Fair – 2016 – “A Little Bit Perfect” – Juror’s Award

PARTridge in a Pear Tree, Art Outreach Gallery – 2015 – “All Angles” – Second Place

photo 2013 Trumbull Art Gallery, 2013 – “Strawberry Fields Forever” – Honorable Mention

photo 2012 Trumbull Art Gallery, 2012 – “Swirls of Green” – Award of Merit

PROFFESIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Power of the Arts

Random Acts of Artists

YWCA Women Artists committee

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2017 Hoyt Regional Art Exhibition, 2017 – “Education” and “Looking Back”

photo 2017 Trumbull Art Gallery, 2017 – “Nature Will”

2nd Annual Encompass, The Soap Gallery, 2017 – “Education,” Bridesmaid” and “Fair Life”

Random Acts of Artists at The Soap Gallery, 2016 – “Nature Will” and “Circles”

Flickr Friends, Soap Gallery, 2016 – “Word,” “Lifesaver” and “Trickle”

2016 Hoyt Regional Art Exhibition, 2016 – “Sprung”

Encompass, The Soap Gallery, 2016 – “Sprung,” “Life After People” and “Labor”

Community Artworks Regional Art Exhibit, 2015 – “A Little Bit Perfect”

51st TAG Annual, 2015 – “Life After People” and “Labor”

33rd Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, 2015 – “Life After People” and “Sprung”

photo 2015 Trumbull Art Gallery, 2015 – “Sprung”

77th Area Artists Annual, The Butler Institute of American Art, 2015 – “Life After People” and “America”

PARTridge in a Pear Tree, Art Outreach Gallery – 2015 – “All Angles” – Second Place

50th TAG Annual, Trumbull Art Gallery – 2014 – “America” and “Home”

32nd Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, 2014 – “All Angles” and “Wonder”

41st Hoyt Regional Juried Art Exhibition, 2014 – “All Angles” and “Wonder”

76th Area Artists Annual, The Butler Institute of American Art, 2014 – “All Angles”

Community Artworks Regional Art Exhibit, 2013 – “Disintegration” and “Any Town”

49th TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, Trumbull Art Gallery, 2013 – “Disintegration” and “Any Town”

31th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, 2013 – “Opening Night” and “Disintegration”

photo 2013 Trumbull Art Gallery, 2013 – “Strawberry Fields Forever” – Honorable Mention – and “The Way”

Mid Atlantic Hoyt Show, 2012 – “Swirls of Green”

48th TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, Trumbull Art Gallery, 2012 – “Opening Night” and “Tomato with a Twist”

30th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, 2012 – “Swirls of Green” and “A Light Shines Through”

photo 2012 Trumbull Art Gallery, 2012 – “Swirls of Green” – Award of Merit

47th TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, Trumbull Art Gallery, 2011 – “Lily Pads”

29th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, 2011 – “Swan” and “Lily Pads”

46th TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, Trumbull Art Gallery, 2010 – “Swan”

28th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, 2010 – “Holly”

27th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, 2009 – “Gerber Daisy” and “Rocks”

72nd Area Artists Annual Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, 2009 – “Rocks”

CVAC (Cayahoga Valley Art Center) – TAG (Trumbull Art Gallery) Exchange Expo, 2008 – “Single Tulip” and “A Twist of Nature”

35th Annual Hoyt Regional Juried Art Exhibition, 2008 – “Single Tulip”

26th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, 2008 – “Single Tulip”

25th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, 2007 – “Roses”

In Praise of the Arts, First Unitarian Church of Youngstown, 2007 – “Roses” and “Nature in Motion”

43rd TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, Trumbull Art Gallery, 2007 – “Roses”