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Solo and Two Person Exhibitions:
2012 Elizabeth Torak solo exhibition, Tilting at Windmills Gallery, Manchester, Vermont 1998, 2000,’01,’03, ’04, ’06,’08 Tilting at Windmills Gallery, Manchester, VT
1995-’99 G.C. Lucas Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
1995 Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT
1993 Capricorn Gallery, Bethesda, MD
1992 The New Jersey Museum of Agriculture, New Brunswick, NJ

Selected Awards:
2010 Macowin Tuttle Memorial Award – Salmagundi Club 127th Annual Members’ Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2009 Second Prize – Portrait Theme Show, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2009 Georgie Read Barton Memorial Award – Hudson Valley Art Association 78th Annual
Exhibition, Ridgewood Art Institute, Ridgewood, NJ
2008 Anna Hyatt Huntington Horse’s Head for Best Painting – – Catherine Lorillard Wolfe
Art Club Members Exhibition, Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Audubon Artists Silver Medal of Honor – Audubon Artists 65th Annual Exhibition,
Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2006 The John Young-Hunter Memorial Award – Allied Artists of America 93rd Annual
Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2005 First Award for Oil – Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Members Exhibition, Broome
Street Gallery, New York, NY
2004 Frank C. Wright Memorial Award – American Artists Professional League 76th Grand
National Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2002 The American Artists Professional League Award for Traditional Realism – Allied
Artists of America 89th Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2001 Dumond Memorial Award for Best Light and Atmospheric Effect – Hudson Valley Art Association 70th Annual Exhibition – Newington-Cropsey Foundation Gallery,
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions:
Arcadia Gallery, New York, NY
Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
Michael Ingbar Gallery, New York, NY
Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

Bibliography:
Robert K. Carsten, Feast of Venus, Revisited and Revised, The Artist’s Magazine, October 2012
M. Stephen Doherty, Making Emotional Connections With Your Subject”, American Artist Workshop, Winter 2009
Susanne Washburn, “Give Me the Colors”, Stratton Magazine, Winter 2009
Clara Rose Thornton, “Summer Inspiration”, Southern Vermont Arts & Living, Summer 2009
“Blogs Give Painters a New Way to Sell Art”, Boston Globe, July, 2, 2007
Biographical Encyclopedia of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers of the U.S.: Colonial to
2002
M. Stephen Doherty, “Painting Luminous Veils ofColor”, Creative Oil Painting, Rockport
Publishers, Inc.
Suzanne Martinucci, “Upholding the Classical Tradition”, American Artist Magazine, August
1994
Who’s Who in the World 2006

Education:
The Art Students League of New York B.S., The University of Chicago
The Brearley School, New York, NY