315 Peck Street, Building 3, New Haven, CT 06513         203 777 7760

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EMILIA DUBICKI

“I am always tying up and then deciding to depart.”

Frank O’Hara, To the Harbormaster

 

For me painting is about asking questions, questions that can’t always be put into words and may not have immediate answers. Ultimately, the art has to be about seeking the truth. From empty canvases something emerges – another question, another painting. In the paintings there is calm and space to ruminate and other times more movement and energy. Each painting is a stop toward a greater destination and a negotiation between external and internal landscapes and visions. Sometimes the memory isn’t so clear as to what was or wasn’t there, what did or didn’t happen.

 

My recent paintings reference one another. I’m addressing what it is to be of a place that is real and imagined, a place whose weight is on the soul’s shoulders and can’t be shrugged off. The feeling is more gift than burden. The journey continues and leaving is returning.

 

Emilia Dubicki is a Connecticut based artist. Her paintings are primarily abstract, but sometimes  representational imagery is integrated into the work. She has received residencies from the I-Park Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center; and the Wurlitzer Foundation. ​In summer of 2017 she showed paintings at Five Points Gallery in Torrington, CT and in summer 2016 she had a show at Fred Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. Her paintings are in numerous private and corporate collections.

Education

Emerson College, Boston, MA; M.F.A. Creative Writing and Literature, M.A. Publishing

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; B.A. Communication Sciences

 

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

Fred.Giampietro Gallery, New Haven CT; 6/23/16 -8/5/16

Gallery East, Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT; “Abstractionx2,”

11/2/15-1/8/16

Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA; “Recent Paintings,” 7/14

Southport Galleries, Southport, CT; “Recent Paintings,” 7/14-8/14

Able Fine Art NY Gallery, New York, NY; “REW/FF” 10/30/13-12/3/13

Perkin Gallery, Southport, CT; 10/13

Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA, 6/22/12 - 7/5/12

Able Fine Art NY Gallery, New York, NY; “Coast Paintings,” 5/31/12 – 6/26/12                                         

Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT; 9/8/11 – 10/9/11

Gallery 360, New Haven, CT, 3/11-7/11

Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA; 6/18/10 – 7/1/10

Gallery 195, New Haven, CT; 6/8/10 - 8/27/10 

Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT; 6/4/09 – 7/5/09

Gallery East, Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT; 2/4/09-3/17/09

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT; 5/17-6/17

Fred.Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT; 12/16

Palazzo dell’ Annunziata, “Arte Internazionale” Matera, Italy; 5/16-6/16

Fred.Giampietro,  New Haven; CT; 12/15

Susan Powell Fine Art, “Women Making their Mark”, Madison, CT; 9/15

Holiday House NYC, Academy Mansion, NY,NY; 11/14-12/14

Fred.Giampietro, New Haven, CT; 12/14

Able Fine Art, Seoul, South Korea; 4/14-5/14

Susan Powell Fine Art, Madison, CT; 3/14

Fred.Giampietro, New Haven, CT; 12/13

Susan Powell Fine Art, Madison, CT; 12/13

Susan Powell Fine Art, “Crossroads”, Madison, CT; 9/13

Julie Heller Gallery, “Miniatures”, Provincetown, MA, 6/28/13-7/11/13

LaGrua Center, Stonington, CT; recent paintings, two person show; 5/13-7/13

Able Fine Art NY Gallery, New York, NY; 3 person drawing show, 2/23/12 - 3/13/12

Institute Library, “Line Dancing,” New Haven, CT; summer 2012

Institute Library, “Stone Work,” New Haven, CT; 2/11/12 – 3/10/12

“Against the Tide,” Two Coats of Paint with printed catalogue, 10/11

 “Abstract Principles,” Fairfield Arts Center, Fairfield, CT; 9/16/11 – 10/16/11

“Reve de Artiste,” Able Fine Art NY Gallery, Seoul, Korea; 5/10/11-6/31/11

Able Fine Art NY, New York, NY; 4/23/11-5/10/11

“Scale,” West Cove Studios, West Haven, CT; 4/9/11 – 5/16/11

“I and Love and You,” group show, Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT; 1/11-3/11

“Caliber,” large scale works, West Cove Studios, West Haven, CT; 10/2/10-11/2/10           

“Line Dancing: Works on Paper,” West Cove Studios, West Haven, CT; 4/3/10-5/3/10

 “Size Matters,” Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT; 12/09-1/10

Players’ Lounge Invitational Exhibit, Pilot Pen International Tennis Tournament, New Haven, CT, 8/19-8/29/09

“Hans Hoffman and his Influence.” Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA; 8/09

Artspace, “Index I” group show with artist’s talk, New Haven, CT; 6/09-7/09

A-Space@West Cove Studios, West Haven, CT; “Noir Transformed,” group show 3/1/09 – 4/14/09

IAO Projects at ABC, group show, Salt Lake City, UT; 2009

“Hey Look,” group show touring four Japan museums, beginning May 2008

A-Space@West Cove Studios, West Haven, CT; four person show 12/14/08 – 2/3/09

Artist-in-Residence, Artspace/New Haven Open Studios; October 2008

8.5” x 11” Project group show, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA; 6/08-8/08

Broadway Gallery, New York, NY; group show “Reverie,” March 1-31, 2008

Arts+Literature Laboratory, New Haven, CT; 8.5”x11” Project, Nov. 24-Dec. 21, 2007

A-forest Gallery, New York, NY; three person show; October 2-20, 2007

Selected Bibliography

Woven Tale Press, cover image and feature, October 2017

Woven Tale Press, interview, August 31, 2017

Art New England, review, July/August 2017

Coming About, book cover featuring “East Haddam Pond” by Emilia Dubicki, Fall 2017 From Four Way Books, NY, NY

The Register Citizen, 5/10/17 “Five Points Gallery Opens New Art Shows…”

ArtFixx.com, 11/17/16

New York Spaces Magazine, 9/16 cover

Violent Blues, book cover featuring “The Summer House” painting by Emilia Dubicki, Fall 2016 from Four Way Books, NY, NY

Art New England, review, June/July 2016

Art Internazionale catalogue, Matera, Italy, 5/16

Traditional Home Magazine, “Showhouse Tour” Nov./Dec. 2015

Sur la route, novel by Cecilia Woloch features “This Bird” painting by Emilia Dubicki on cover, March 2015

Houzz, “14 Home Studios that Nurture Creativity and Art” 1/14/15; www.houzz.com

Introspective Magazine, the 1st dibs magazine, “A Home for the Holidays” 12/1/14; www.1stdibs.com

“Holiday House NYC 2104” www.frontdoor.com (HGTV); 12/14

Artefuse, “Featured Artist,” www.artefuse.com; 4/3/14

Tilted-Arc, “2013 A Look Back,” www.tilted-arc.com; 1/5/14

Mutantspace, www.mutantspace.com/emilia-dubicki-paintings-abstract-landscapes/ , 12/13/13

Tilted-Arc, Notebook, www.tilted-arc.com; 12/2/13

Gallery Travels, Seen Around Town; 11/30/13

Tilted-Arc, Backstory, www.tilted-arc.com; 10/17/13

Peripheral ARTeries magazine, interview, issue 5, May 2013

NYArtbeat.com, Emilia Dubicki “Coast Paintings” at Able Fine Art NY, May 2012

Connecticut Cottages&Garden, Holiday 2011

http://elizajohn.blogspot.com/2011/10/emilia-dubicki.html  10/17/11

FC Buzz, Arts and Culture of Fairfield County, “Abstract Principles” 9/21/11

Two Coats of Paint, 9/11/11

New York Times, Metropolitan section, 9/4/11

Royal Pains, USA Network T.V. series, paintings and artist in season three episode, summer 2011

Inquire, www.hlhix.com/inquire, featured artist,  6/9/11 & 6/13/11

WNPR, “The Faith Middleton Show” interview, 4/25/11

Connecticut Art Scene, “Questions of Scale” 4/11/11

New Haven Independent, “Seeing Double…” 4/7/11

New Haven Register, “Both Sides Now” 6/28/10

Connecticut Art Scene, “Two Fine Shows...,” 4/17/10

New Haven Advocate, “A Continuum of Gesture,” 1/6/10

New Haven Register, “Best of 2009,” 12/27/09

Big Red and Shiny, “Epiphanies Along Commercial Street,” 11/4/09

Connecticut Art Scene, “notes from open studios,” 10/05/09

New Haven Advocate, “Art to Come,” 9/17/09

New Haven Advocate, “Language Lessons,” 6/25/09

New Haven Advocate, “Abstract Principles,” 10/30/08

NY ARTS Magazine, “Transcendence,” 9/08