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 – Aug. 2016 – “A Little Bit Perfect” – Juror’s Award

PARTridge in a Pear Tree, Art Outreach Gallery – Nov. 21, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015 – “All Angles” – Second Place

photo 2013 Trumbull Art Gallery, Feb. 24 – April 6, 2013 – “Strawberry Fields Forever” – Honorable Mention

photo 2012 Trumbull Art Gallery, February 19 – March 30, 2012 – “Swirls of Green” – Award of Merit

PROFFESIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Power of the Arts

Random Acts of Artists

YWCA Women Artists committee

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2016 Hoyt Regional Art Exhibition, March 15 – May 6, 2016 – “Sprung”

Community Artworks Regional Art Exhibit, Oct. 4 – Nov. 8, 2015 – “A Little Bit Perfect”

51st TAG Annual, July 11 – Aug. 29, 2015 – “Life After People” and “Labor”

33rd Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, June 20 to July 17, 2015 – “Life After People” and “Sprung”

photo 2015 Trumbull Art Gallery, Feb. 28 – April 10, 2015 – “Sprung”

77th Area Artists Annual, The Butler Institute of American Art,  Feb. 22 – March 29, 2015 – “Life After People” and “America”

PARTridge in a Pear Tree, Art Outreach Gallery – Nov. 21, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015 – “All Angles” – Second Place

50th TAG Annual, Trumbull Art Gallery – Aug. 23 – Oct. 3, 2014 – “America” and “Home”

32nd Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, June 21 – July 19,2014 – “All Angles” and “Wonder”

41st Hoyt Regional Juried Art Exhibition,  April 29 – May 30, 2014 – “All Angles” and “Wonder”

76th Area Artists Annual, The Butler Institute of American Art,  Jan. 26 – Feb. 23, 2014 – “All Angles”

Community Artworks Regional Art Exhibit, Oct. 3 – 26, 2013 – “Disintegration” and “Any Town”

49th TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, Trumbull Art Gallery, Aug. 3 – 23, 2013 – “Disintegration” and “Any Town”

31th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, June 22 – July 19, 2013 – “Opening Night” and “Disintegration”

photo 2013 Trumbull Art Gallery, Feb. 24 – April 6 – “Strawberry Fields Forever” – Honorable Mention – and “The Way”

Mid Atlantic Hoyt Show, Oct. 9 – Nov. 2, 2012 – “Swirls of Green”

48th TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, Trumbull Art Gallery, Aug. 11 – Oct. 6, 2012 – “Opening Night” and “Tomato with a Twist”

30th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!,June 16 – July 27, 2012 – “Swirls of Green” and “A Light Shines Through”

photo 2012 Trumbull Art Gallery, February 19 – March 30, 2012 – “Swirls of Green” – Award of Merit

47th TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, Trumbull Art Gallery, August 13 – September 30, 2011 – “Lily Pads”

29th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, July 8 – 22, 2011 – “Swan” and “Lily Pads”

46th TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, Trumbull Art Gallery, August 14 – September 24, 2010 – “Swan”

28th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, June 19 – July 23, 2010 – “Holly”

27th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, July 11 – July 26, 2009 – “Gerber Daisy” and “Rocks”

72nd Area Artists Annual Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, January 25 – February 22, 2009 – “Rocks”

CVAC (Cayahoga Valley Art Center) – TAG (Trumbull Art Gallery) Exchange Expo, April 27 – May 24, 2008 – “Single Tulip” and “A Twist of Nature”

35th Annual Hoyt Regional Juried Art Exhibition, April 15 – May 16, 2008 – “Single Tulip”

26th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, January 19 – February 9, 2008 – “Single Tulip”

25th Annual YWCA of Youngstown Women Artists: A Celebration!, March 10 – 31, 2007 – “Roses”

In Praise of the Arts, First Unitarian Church of Youngstown, April 20 – May 6, 2007 – “Roses” and “Nature in Motion”

43rd TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, Trumbull Art Gallery, August 5 – September 22, 2007 – “Roses”