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Born: Havana, Cuba
Live and work: Dublin, Ohio

Education

Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Summa Cum Laude

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2012–Keny Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, two-person exhibition
2010–Keny Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, two-person exhibition
2008–Keny Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, two-person exhibition
2004–Keny Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, two-person exhibition
2001–Barth Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, solo exhibition
1999–Barth Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, two-person exhibition
1997–Barth Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, two-person exhibition
1995–Barth Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, two-person exhibition

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013–‘Seis Latinas,’ Carnegie Gallery, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, OH
2013 & 2012–Keny Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, group exhibition
2011 & 2010–Keny Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, group exhibition
2009 & 2008–Keny Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, group exhibition
2007 & 2006–Keny Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, group exhibition
2005 & 2004–Keny Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, group exhibition
2003 & 1998–Barth Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, group exhibition
1993–Barth Galleries, Columbus, Ohio, group exhibition

Juried Exhibitions and Invitationals

2013–‘Diverse,’ Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University,  Delaware, Ohio

2010–‘Seven Women,’ Strathmore Hall Arts Center Invitational, Bethesda, Maryland

2008–‘Latino Show,’  Concourse Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, co-curated by Egle Gatins and Elena Osterwalder (Artists)

2008–‘Beyond These Walls: Department of Art Biennial Alumni Exhibition,’ Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, curated by Pheoris West (Professor, The Ohio State University)

2000–Art for Life Live Auction, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, curated by Dan Cameron (Curator, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York)

1998–Ohio Art League Curated Exhibition, Ohio Art League Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, curated by Sue Maxwell (Artist)

1996–The Ohio Expositions Commission Fine Arts Exhibition, Ohio State Fair, Columbus, Ohio, juried by Kathryn Hixson (New Arts Examiner); Annegreth Nil (Columbus Museum of Art); Dean Sobel (Milwaukee Arts Museum)

1996–Columbus Art League 11th Annual Curated Exhibition, Fort Hayes School for the Visual Arts, Columbus, Ohio, curated by George Myers (Columbus Dispatch Book Critic and Author)

1994–Columbus Art League 6 for 2, Columbus Art League Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, curated by Walter King (Professor, Columbus College of Art and Design)

1994–Columbus Art League 9th Annual Curated Exhibition, Fort Hayes School for theVisual Arts, Columbus, Ohio, curated by Barbara Nicholson (Executive Director of the King Arts Complex)

1993–Columbus Art League 83rd Annual Spring Exhibition, Acock Building, Columbus, Ohio, curated by Ann Hamilton (Artist)

1992–The Ohio Expositions Commission Fine Arts Exhibition, The Ohio State Fair, Columbus, Ohio, juried by Larry Poons (Leader of Op Art); J. Stewart Johnson (Consultant for Design and Architecture, Dept 20th Century Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art); Kevin Consey (Director and CEO of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois)

1991–The Ohio Expositions Commission Fine Arts Exhibition, The Ohio State Fair, Columbus, Ohio,  juried by Peter Nutt (Painter); Michael Monroe (Director of the Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.); Peter Morrin (Director of the J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky)

1991–Columbus Art League 81st Annual Spring Exhibition, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus,  Ohio, juried by Ofelia Garcia (President of the Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, Georgia)

1990–Columbus Art League 80th Annual Spring Exhibition, Ohio Arts Council Riffe Gallery, juried  by Philip Brochman (Director of Programs and Curator of the Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.)

Awards, Residencies, and Recognitions

2015–Artist in the Community Professional Development Grant, Greater Columbus Arts Council

2015–Supply Grant, Greater Columbus Arts Council

2010–Best Exhibits:  Elsie Sanchez and Mark Chepp, Keny Galleries, Columbus, Ohio. Selected by Amy Davis, The Columbus Dispatch

2009–Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award

2001–Best Exhibits: Beneath: Paintings by Elsie Sanchez, Barth Galleries, Columbus, Ohio. Selected by Jeanne Fryer-Kohles, The Columbus Dispatch

1999–Best Exhibits:  Elsie Sanchez and Philip von Raabe:  Recent Work, Barth Galleries, Columbus, Ohio. Selected by Sharon Kokot, The Columbus Dispatch

1998–The Greater Columbus Arts Council Arts Partnership Award

1996–Area Art Council Award, the Ohio Expositions Commission Fine Arts Exhibition

1996–Best Exhibits: Ohio Expositions Commission Fine Arts Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio. Selected by Kay Koeninger, The Columbus Dispatch

1993–Three-month residency at Castilla La Mancha, Facultad de Bellas Artes,  Cuenca, Spain

1991–Area Arts Council Award, The Ohio Expositions Commission Fine Arts Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio

Selected Bibliography

* Subtle Imagery, Tactile Technique Lift ‘Seis Latinas,’ by Elizabeth Trapp, The Columbus Dispatch, 10/6/13
*    7 Friends Linked by Calling to Inspire, by Christopher Yates, The Columbus Dispatch, 3/13
Gimme Five: College Art Museums Make Major Contributions to Ohio Artistic Community, by Michael McEwan,      CityScene, 3/13
*    From Tapestry Room into the Garden:  New Oil Paintings by Elsie Sanchez, by Ann Starr, Starr Review Blog, 11/12
*    The Art Badge of Courage, by Jim Keny,  Home Trends, 3/12
*    Dual Dichotomies, by Amy Davis, CityScene, 11/10
*    Seven Women Create One Art Exhibit,  by Peggy McEwan, Maryland Gazette, 8/14/10
*    Seven  Comrades Reunite in New Locale, by Christopher Yates, The Columbus Dispatch, 8/1/10
*    Two Styles Differ But Blend Well Together, by Amy Davis, The Columbus Dispatch, 4/18/10
*    Pieces Open window On World of Latino Culture, by Kaizaad Kotwal, The Columbus Dispatch, 8/31/08
*    Learning Latino, by Tracy Zollinger, Alive, 8/28/08
*    Display Worth Thousand Works in Paying Tribute to Mentor, by Bill Mayr, The Columbus Dispatch Weekender, 1/24/08
*    Artists at Work, by Ann Starr, Columbus Monthly, 12/06
*    The Patron, by Ann Starr, Columbus Monthly, 7/06
*    Simple Works Inspire, by Jacqueline Hall, The Columbus Dispatch, 10/24/04
*    Grand Farewell Signals Conclusion of Venue’s Shows,  by Christopher Yates, The Columbus Dispatch, 3/16/03
*    The Finale: The Barth Galleries, by Tracy Zollinger-Turner, Alive, 2/27/03
*    Works Impart a Calm Sense of Strength, by Jeanne Fryer- Kohles, The Columbus Dispatch, 9/16/01
*    Beauty is Found Even Amid Darkness, Loss, by Sharon Kokot, The Columbus Dispatch, 9/19/99
*    Lay of Land Dominates Barth Anniversary Exhibit, by Kay Koeninger, The Columbus Dispatch,  3/15/98
*    Diverse Show Beckons Viewers, by Kay Koeninger, The Columbus Dispatch, 8/4/96
*    Sanchez’s Oils Defeat Design Through Glazes, by Eva Heisler, The Columbus Dispatch, 9/17/95
*    Strikingly Varied Works Make Unified Show, by Jacqueline Hall, The Columbus Dispatch, 2/27/94
*    Dark Outlook Unifies Show, by Jacqueline Hall, The Columbus Dispatch, 6/10/90