PROFILE

Born in Gdansk, Poland. Lived in Germany, U.S.A. and now Okinawa, Japan.

An artist with over 30 years of professional experience and a wide range of art skills and media oils, clay, and photography. She specializes in oils, large scale works including murals, and portraiture.

 

EDUCATION 

2005 Master of Arts in Teaching, Art Education, SUNY, Oswego, NY

1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Art,, Florida International University, Miami, FL 

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE 

2014- Present, Art Teacher, Okinawa, Japan

2006 - 2014, Art Teacher, Ft. Bragg Schools, NC

2009- 2010, Adjunct Art Instructor, FTCC, NC

2005 Designer for David DeSantis Blacksmith Works, Sylvan Beach, NY

 

HONORS & AWARDS 

2018 Best in Show, Gallery Gala Exhibit, Kadena Arts and Crafts Center, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan

2014 Honorable Mention, Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

2013 

Excellence in Art Award, “Sense of Horror”, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

3rd Place"Public Works" Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

Honorable Mention, "Public Works" Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

2010 

Honorable Mention, Juried Exhibit "Visual Pleasures", Fayetteville, NC, 

3rd Place by Popular Public Vote at Public Works Art Exhibit, Fayetteville, NC,

2008

Purchase Award, Cape Fear Valley Health System Hospital, Creation Exhibit, Fayetteville, NC

1999 Accepted to the Graduate Program by The School of Art Institute in Chicago 

1998

Sheldon Lurie Scholarship at FIU, Miami, FL 

Pearl's Arts & Crafts Gift Certificate Award, The Art Museum at FIU, Miami, FL

 


COLLECTIONS
Caper Fear Hospital, Fayetteville, NC

Private Collections in USA (Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York  and Florida) & JAPAN (Okinawa)
 

 

 

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

OCT ”NOTHING, BUT THE KITCHEN SINK” Art Exhibit, Esparza’s Tacos & Coffee, Okinawa, Japan

JAN “PASSION INCARNATE - PORTRAITS” Art Exhibit, Foster Library, Okinawa, Japan

2020

FEB “BOTANICA 2” Art Exhibit, Camp Foster Library, Okinawa, Japan

2019

OCT-NOV “BOTANICA” Art Exhibit, Soranoe Art Gallery, Okinawa, Japan

JAN “OBSESSIVE” Art Exhibit, Art Gallery Soranoe, Okinawa City, Japan 

2014 BOTANICAL Solo Exhibit, Wake Forest Baptist Hospital Winston-Salem, NC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Creative Vaunt, Kadena Arts & Crafts, Okinawa, Japan

2018 The Last Art Exhibit, Esparza's Coffee & Tacos, Okinawa, Japan

2017 Gallery Gala Exhibit, Kadena Arts and Crafts Center, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan

2015 Point of View Photography Exhibit, Art Council, Fayetteville,NC

2014 

Wake Forest Baptist Hospital Group Exhibit, Winston-Salem, NC

Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

2013

4 views - A painterly perspective, Ellington-White Contemporary   Gallery, Fayetteville, NC  

A Sense of Horror Juried Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

2012  Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

2010 

Visual Pleasures Juried Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

Spring Exhibit, Gallery One13, Fayetteville, NC

4th Friday Exhibit, Greg's Gallery, Fayetteville, NC

Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

2009

United We Stand Fine Art Exhibition, Fayetteville, NC

Spring Juried Art Competition, Fayetteville, NC 

2008

Creation, Cape Fear Hospital Art Exhibit, Fayetteville, NC

Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC 

2007  

Fayetteville Art Guild Juried Art Show, Fayetteville, NC

Public Works Exhibit, Fayetteville, NC 

2005  Rome Art Community Center Juried Exhibition, Rome, NY

2004  Rome Art Community Center Juried Exhibition, Rome, NY 

1998 

Hortt 40, Juried Art Exhibition at Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 

The Annual Juried Student show at the FIU Art Museum, Miami, FL

The Festival of Polish Culture Art Show, Public Library, Hollandale, FL

Fine Art Presentation, MDCC- Wolfson Campus, Miami, FL

1997 

Independent Student Art Exhibition, FIU, Miami, FL

Juried National Fine Arts Exhibition, Center for Emerging Art, Miami, FL

Juried Student Showcase at the Student Art Gallery at FIU, Miami, FL

Fine Arts Exposition, FIU and Florida Fine Arts Foundation, Miami, FL

The Annual Juried Student Show at the FIU Art Museum, Miami, FL

Annual Salon de Refuses, Graham Center, FIU, Miami, FL

 

 

 

 

 

artist  | Dorota Quiroz

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