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April Gornik - Artists - MILES McENERY GALLERY

April Gornik Studio, 2019, Sag Harbor, NY

April Gornik (b. 1953 in Cleveland, OH) received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Canada. Since then, Gornik has gone on to become one of the foremost figures of contemporary American landscape painting, having exhibited at the 1989 Whitney Biennial and both the 41st and 56th editions of the Venice Biennale. In 2021, she cofounded The Church, an innovative artist residency and exhibition space in Sag Harbor, NY.

Gornik has been the subject of recent solo exhibitions at Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Danese/Corey Gallery, New York, NY; Pace Prints, New York, NY; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH; Barbara Edwards Contemporary, Toronto, Canada; Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE; and the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY.

Her work has been included in group exhibitions at numerous international institutions including the Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. 

Gornik’s work may be found in the collections of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; The Jewish Museum, New York, NY; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, among others.

The artist lives and works in Sag Harbor, NY.

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