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Alison Sky

Name:   Alison Sky
Artwork:   Vanishing View
Medium:   Integrated Art - Installation w/multiple components
Located:  

Miramar Cultural Center -ArtsPark

Year:   2008

 

Biography

Allison SkyAlison Sky received a B.A. degree in Fine Arts from Adelphi University in 1967, with further studies at Columbia University and the Art Students League.  Her multidisciplinary work in sculpture and poetry has been exhibited and published internationally, and can be found in both private and museum collections; most notably having had three pieces commissioned by the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. for their permanent collection. 

Alison co-founded two organizations:  Sculpture in the Environment, an interdisciplinary research group that developed new concepts for the integration of art, architecture and public space, education programs, books and exhibitions; and SITE, a public and environmental arts and architectural design firm focusing on the design and development of environments, buildings, interiors, public space, as well as writing, editing and designing books and publications. 

Her extensive background is also comprised of public art projects and commissions throughout the Northeastern United States, California, Ohio, Texas, Nebraska; with international work in England, Spain, Germany, Italy, and France.  Fellowships and awards include:  UrbanGlass, Artist-in-Residence (Brooklyn, NY); the Fulbright Indo-American Fellowship; American Academy in Rome; Interiors Magazine “Best Showroom Design”, and the Ansel Adams Museum and Center of Photography, “Friends of Photography” (Carmel, CA).   

Visit Alison Sky online at:   www.alisonsky.com