Eve Eisenstandt was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1953. She received her BFA from the University of Michigan in 1974, an MFA in 1976 from Cranbrook Academy of Art, and an Ed.D. Philosophy from Columbia University in 1983. Eisenstandt moved to New York City in 1977 where she has been an educator to students from kindergarten to college and continues to be to this day.
Eve Eisenstadt’s abstract works on un-stretched linen and handmade paper incorporate subtle layers of color, texture, and translucency and are inspired by architecture and structure. The Earth tones and natural materials paired with expressive yet understated mark making call to mind the history of timeworn buildings, ancient artifacts and the human experience throughout time and place. Eisenstandt states, “Most of all I want to the viewer to engage in a conversation with the work. To reflect on where the images take the observer and the connections they create for each individual.”
Her work has been featured in exhibitions across the United States, Italy, and Germany. After moving to New York City she began working with Dieu Donne paper mill and continues to paint and draw work that compliments her projects at the mill. She has received numerous grants including Scarsdale Innovation Grant, Hunter Faculty Grant, and China Institute’s travel and research grant on Buddhist art of the Silk Road in China, among many others.
January 10 - February 6, 2019