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Ellen Lisa Kozak, American painter. Featured in numerous articles. Artists' grantee Cambridge Arts Council, 1978, Sloan Foundation, 1979, Japan Victor Corporation, 1983.


Kozak, Ellen Lisa was born on October 14, 1955 in New York City. Daughter of Aaron and Lillian (Weiss) Kozak.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College Art, 1977; Master of Science in Visual Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979.


Lecturer department art University Massachusetts, Boston, 1979, assistant professor department art., 1979-1980. Lecturer Princeton University, 1993. Research affiliate Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979-1980.

Artist-in-residence Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, 1980-1982, Blue Mountain Center, 1988, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, 1992. Artist residency fellow Yaddo Colony, 1986, 90. Visiting artist Seian Art University, Kyoto, Japan, 1982-1984, Parsons School Design, New York City, 1991, 92, 94-95, Pratt Institute, New York City, since 1993.

Studio instructor drawing and painting Art Center 92nd St Y, New York City, 1988-1992. Assistant professor Pratt Institute, since 1993. Adjunct associate professor Pratt Institute, since 1992.


  • Featured in numerous articles.


  • Other Work

    • Solo exhibitions include Center Advanced Visual Studies Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980, Osaka (Japan) Contemporary Art Center, 1983, Tochigi Prefectural Museum Fine Art, Japan, 1983, Gallery Amelia, Tokyo, 1985, Van Buren, Brazelton, Cutting Gallery, Cambridge, 1986, Jay Gallery, New York City, 1986, South Huntington (New York ) Public Library., 1987, Port Washington (New York ) Public Library., 1988, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York City, 1992, Carolyn J. Roy Gallery, New York City, 1994, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York City, 1996, Art Resources Transfer, 1997, Pratt Institute President's Gallery, 1998, Art Resources Transfer, 1997, 99, 2001, Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, 2001, Hudson River Museum, 2001, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, 2002, Mississippi Museum Art, 2003.

      Group exhibitions include Decordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1977, Koelnischer Kunstverein, Colonge, Germany, 1981, American Center for Artists and Students, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 1981, Tochigi Prefectural Museum Fine Art, Utsunomia, Japan, 1983, Jay Gallery, 1984, 86, van Stratten Gallery, Chicago, 1986, Sragow Gallery, New York City, 1988, Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, New York City, 1989, 90, National Museum Women in Arts, Washington, 1991, Evehjem Museum, 1991, Kathryn Sermas Gallery, New York City, 1992, Michael Walls Gallery, New York City, 1992, Trenkman Gallery, New York City, 1992, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, 1992, Bill Bace Gallery, New York City, 1992, Chassie Post Gallery, Atlanta, 1993, The Painting Center, New York City, 1993, E.S. Vandam Gallery, New York City, 1993, Boston Public Library., 1994, Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, 2000, 03. Permanent collections include Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, Brooklyn Museum, Jane Voorhees Zimerli Art Museum, New Jersey, New York Public Library.

      , Tochigi Prefectual Museum Fine Art, Utsunomia, Boston Public Library., Museum Modern Art, New York City, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Museum Modern Art, Fogg Art Museum, Museum Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts, National Museum American Art, Smithsonian Institute, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, others. Artist (book) Orpheus, Eurydice, Hermes: Notations on a Landscape with poetry by Rainier Maria Rilke, translated by Stephen Mitchel, 1996.


Aaron Kozak

Lillian (Weiss) Kozak