583 West 215th Street C7

New York, NY 10034

Studio 212-567-2161, mobile 646-404-1756



One Person Exhibitions

2018Bright Hill Literary Center, Treadwell, NY

2017Roadside Attractions, Orbit Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013Drawn from Nature, Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carllisle, PA

2010Rivermont Gallery, Lynchburg, VA; Noel Fine Art, Bronxville. NY (also 2004, 2003, 2000)

2009Viviana Hansen Gallery, Franklin, NY

2008Smithy-Pioneer Gallery, Cooperstown, NY(also 1999)

2006 Howard Gallery, New Hope PA; Windham Fine Arts, NY (also 2004, 2002)

2005 Allen Sheppard Gallery, New York, NY (also 2003, 1999, 1998)

2002  Markel Fine Arts, New York NY (also 2000)

1999The Adirondack Lakes Art Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY; Erpf Gallery, Catskill Center, Arkville. NY

1998Mural Gallery, Stamford, NY; The Art Center, Old Forge, NY

1997Wave Hill, Bronx, NY;1995 New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (also 1989)

Recent Group Exhibitions (since 2009)

2018In The Air: Byrdcliffe Artists in Residence 2017, Kleinert-James Gallery, Woodstock, NY, Snow Hill Plein Air, Bishops Stock

              Gallery, Snow Hill, MD (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013), Keeseville Plein Air, NY, (also 2017) Crisfield Plein Air, Stagecoach

               Run, Artists Studio Tour, Treadwell, NY (2017,2016 2015, 2014, 2013)

2017Painters on Location, Rye Arts Center, NY (2015, 2013)  Adirondacks Plein Air.(2013, 2012(

2016In the Country, by the Sea, Madelyn Jordon Gallery, Scarsdale, NY, Chestertown Plein Air,

RiverArts Gallery, Chestertown, MD (2015, 2014, 2013)Camp Hill Plein Air, Camp Hill, PA (also 2014, 2013) Seneca Plein Air,

Geneva. NY, (2013, 2012) Plein Air Brandywine Valley, Winterthur, WIlmington, DE, (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)

2015Up the Hill, Byrdcliffe Residents 2015, Kleinert-James Gallery, Woodstock, NY, Winter Selections, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art,

               Scarsdale, NY, Paint Annapolis, MD (also 2011)

2014 Mountain Maryland Plein Aiir,  Cumberland, MD (also 2013)

Olana Plein Air Benefit, Hudson, NY (also 2012) Upstate Landscape, Smithy-Pioneer, Cooperstown (2011, 2010, 2007, 2006,

2005, 2003, 2001, 1997)

2013Surf and Turf, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY

Art on Site, five artists paint northern Manhattan, NoMAA Gallery, NYC, NY, Art in Embassies Program, Taiwan

Elissa Gore, Jodi Primoff, Joanna Murphy, Smithy-Pioneer Gallery, Cooperstown, NY, Paint the Town, Cranford, NJ,

(also 2012), Vermont Plein Air, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington VT(also 2012, 2011)

Havre de Grace Plein Air,  Havre de Grace, MD

2012Northern Manhattan as Muse, NoMAA Gallery, New York, NY,

Barns and Bridges, Windham Fine Arts, Windham, NY,

From the Mountaintop, Windham Fine Arts, (also, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 2005)

2011 Art in Embassies Program, Montenegro

2010In-Struct, The Studios of Key West,  Daughters of Venus Windham Fine Arts, Windham, NY

Women in the Heights, NoMAA Gallery, NYC, NY; Swenson Fine Arts, Laguna Beach, CA,

2009The Art of Seeing, Allen Sheppard Gallery, NYC, NY (also 2008)

Holiday Show  Franklin Fine Arts, Franklin, NY (also 2008)

A  River Runs Through It, Ullr’s Reverie, Windham Fine Arts, Windham, NY,

The Summer Show, and Holiday Show, Noel Fine Art, Bronxville, NY

Treasure Hunt, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art,Scarsdale, NY,

Awards and Fellowships

2018Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY, (also 2002-2007, 2009-2011, 2015-2017)

2014Honorable Mention, Camp Hill Plein Air

2013Mountain  Maryland Plein Air, Second Place; Billsboro Plein Air, Third Place (2012, Quick Draw Award); Havre de Grace

               Plein Air, second place, architectural subject Adirondacks Plein Air, outstanding watercolor award

2010Hambidge Center Fellowship, Rabun Gap, GA, (also1998, 1996); The Studios at Key West Fellow ((also 2009)

2008I-Park Fellowship, East Haddam, CT

2005Jentel Foundation Fellowship, Banner, WY;

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (also 2001, 1999, 1997, 1996)

2003Glen Arbor Art Association Artist in Residence, Glen Arbor, MI (also 2002)

1999Platte Clove Artist in Residence, The Catskill Center, Arkville, NY

1998Cooperstown Art Association, Award of Merit (also1996, 1995, 1992, 1991)

1995Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, Award of Merit,

1993Cummington Community of the Arts, Cummington, MA (also1992, 1991)

1990 Baltimore Watercolor Society, Bronze Medal,

1991 Watercolor Society of Alabama, Award of Merit; Chautauqua International, Watercolor Award; Mamaroneck Artists Guild,

               First Prize, Watercolor; New Rochelle Art Assn, FirstPrize,

1990Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Award for Landscape in Oil; Wichita Art Assn, Ross Award

1982Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, Jarvis Cecil Award


Johnson, Michael Chesley. “Earth and Sky.” Pastel Journal Magazine, August, 2009.

“Noel Fine Art Presents “Near the Water” Paintings by Elissa Gore” Westechester Herald, Feb 15, 2010

Howell, Camille.“Artist plays with light.” SpringfieldNews-Leader, July 28, 2006

Kugel, Seth. “Neighborhood Report, Upper Manhattan.”  New York Times, November 16, 2003

New Paintings by Elissa Gore at Noel Fine Arts, Art&Antiques Weekly, Feb. 7, 2003

Noel Fine Art  ’Landscapes, a Distant View,’ Art&Antiques Weekly, Sept.15, 2000

Raynor, Vivien. “Two Shows:Frescoes and Landscapes.”  New York Times, July 5, 1998


University of Pennsylvania, BA 1973,  Graduate School of Fine Arts BFA 1974

University of Texas, Southwesten Garduate School MA 1978


New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 1984-2016, Lehman College, Bronx, NY 2006-2007,

Pace University, Pleasantville, NY 1990-1997, Parsons School of Design, 1983-1989,

Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1981-1983

Selected Collections

American General Corporation, San Clemente

American Express, New York, NY

Ameritrust, Dallas, TX

AmSouth, FL

Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY

AstraZeneca Corp., Washington, DC

Beth Israel Hospital, New York, NY

Cingular Wireless, Washington, DC

Citigroup, New York, NY

Core States Bank of Delaware, Wilmington, DE

Core States of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Crowne Plaza, New York, NY

Deloitte& Touche, New York, NY

Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York,

Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

Galderma, Inc., New York, NY

General Dynamics

General Electric, New York, NY;

GTE, Houston, TX

Hallmark, Kansas City, MO

Health Corp. of Virginia, Richmond, VA 

Honeywell Corporation, Morristown, NJ

ICI Industries, West Deptford, NJ

Kidder Peabody, New York, NY

Klingenstein Fields, New York, NY

Lenox China, NJ

Lincoln Financial Group, Philadelphia, PA

Loudoun HealthCare, VA

Manchester Partners, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Marsh McLennan, New York, NY

McKinsey and Co., New York, NY

JPMorgan Bank, New York, NY

New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Nomura Capital Corporation of America

Pfizer Corporation, New York, NY

Price Waterhouse Inc., New York, NY

Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, Hamilton, NJ

Ronco, New York, NY

St. Paul Companies, St. Paul, MN

Scudder Investor Services, New York, NY

Silverstein and Mullens PLLC, Washington, DC

Sloane Kettering Cancer Center, NJ


United Health Care, CT

University of Penna Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

USAA , San Antonio, TX

U. S. Department of State, Washington, DC

Vanguard Group, Valley Forge, PA

West Allis Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

Woodcall Washburn, New York, NY