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educator , painter , sculptor , theater director

Elisa Pritzker, Argentinian painter, sculptor, educator, theater director. Recipient Best Original Painting, Ecological Society, 1987, First award Galeria Praxis, 1988, award of Excellence Manattan Arts International Cover Arts Competition, 1994, 2nd Place logo contest, Railroad Bridge Company, Inc., 1994, 4th prize ReviewArt Contest Columbia Pacific University, 1994, 1st prize, 1994, 2nd prize 1995.


Pritzker, Elisa was born on December 10, 1955 in Rio Cuarto, Cordoba, Argentina. Came to United States, 1993. Daughter of Samuel and Esther (Maladetsky) Pritzker.


Bachelor in Ceramic Arts, School of Ceramics, Mar del Plata, Argentina, 1976. Student in Theater Direction, Body Expression, Acting, Siembra Group, Mar del Plata, Argentina, 1983. Master of Arts in Visual Arts, Superior Institute Visual Arts, Mar del Plata, Argentina, 1986.


Professor pottery, sculpture, Superior Institute Visual Arts, Mar del Plata, Argentina, 1983-1988;professor drawing, Superior Institute Visual Arts, Mar del Plata, Argentina, 1987-1988;professor drawing, visual arts, School Ceramics, Mar del Plata, Argentina, 1986-1988;graphic art designer, Alzamora S.A., Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 1991-1993;professor painting, pottery, Ulster Boards of Cooperative Educational Services, Port Ewen, New York, since 1995. Artistic director International Club Young Women’s Christian Association, Kingston, New York. Founder, artistic director Highland (New York) Cultural Center, curator, juror National Juried Art Exhibition, 1994, juror of selection, 1995, co-chair creation peace park and monument, 1995.

Organizer, curator Annual Juried Exhibition UNISON, New Paltz, New York, 1994, professor ceramics Arts & Learning Center. Curator Latin American show Latin American Studies State University of New York, New Paltz, 1994. Curator Global Sisters in Peace photography show State University of New York, New Paltz, 1995.


  • Other Work

    • One woman exhibitions include Agora Art Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 1989, Casa Argentina, Jerusalem, 1995, Lynn Prince Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1995. Group exhibitions include 28th Pollensa International Festival of Sculpture and Painting, Baleares, Spain, 1989, Colonya Art Gallery, Pollensa, Baleares, Spain, 1990, Es Cafeti, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 1992, Manzana 50 Art Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 1993, Middletown (New York ) Art Center Arts Council Orange County, 1993, Putnam Arts Council Levine Art Center, Mahopac, New York, 1993-1994, Mamaroneck Artists Guild, Incorporated Westbeth Gallery, New York City, 1994, Lynn Prince Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1994, Heritage Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1994, Fitton Center Creative Arts, Hamilton, Ohio, 1995, Nassau Coliseum, 1995. Represented in permantent collections La Pruna Art Gallery, Manzana 50 Art Gallery, La Luna Art Gallery, numerous public and private collections.

      Director Urban Theater, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 1990-1992.


Member reflections program committee Parent-Teachers Association, Highland, New York, 1994-1995, 150th Anniversary committee Town of Lloyd, Highland, New York, 1995. Member National Museum Women in the Arts.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, music, yoga.


Married Leonardo Fabio Castria, September 22, 1986 (divorced April 1994). 1 child, Jimena Castria. Married Enrique Rob Lunski, June 14, 1994.

Samuel Pritzker

Esther (Maladetsky) Pritzker

Leonardo Fabio Castria

Enrique Rob Lunski

Jimena Castria Pritzker