Born Brooklyn , New York (1963)

 

EDUCATION

1990-94

New York Studio School , New York , NY

1986

Columbia University , New York , NY, Master of Architecture

1983

Cornell University , Ithaca , NY , Bachelor of Arts, Art History

   
  SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2013 The Soul Exceeds its Circumstances, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2005 George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
2003 George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
2002 George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
2000 Hartell Gallery, Cornell University , Ithica , NY
1999

Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT

   
  SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 New Gallery/New Work, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York
2015 "Presence of Form", New York Studio School, New York, NY
  "Staten Island SEEN", Staten Island Museum, Staten Island, NY
  "New York, I Love You, But...", Gallatin Galleries, New York, NY
2012

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Silent Auction, New York, NY
"Painting Governors Island", Governors Island, NY

2010

"First in Translation - Falcuty Drawing Show", New York Studio School, NY
"Painting Governors Island", Building 20A Gallery, Governors Island, NY
"The Building Of New York", George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
"Governors Island Art Fair 201", 4Heads. Governors Island, NY

2010

"Group Show:, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
"Painting Governors Island", Building 408 Gallery, Governors Island, NY
"Governors Island Art Fair,, 4heads, Governors Island, NY

2009

“New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition", curated by Sean Scully, New York , NY
"Visions of the Figure", Repetti Gallery, Long Island City, NY
“183 rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition at Contemporary American Art,” National Academy , New York , NY

2008

"Small is Beautiful", Flowers, New York, NY
"Urban Landscapes", Elizabeth Harris Gallery , New York , NY
"183 rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition at Contemporary American Art", National Academy , New York , NY

2007

"Small is Beautiful", Flowers, New York , NY
LMCC/CB Richard Ellis, New York , NY

2006

"In the City", George Billis Gallery , New York , NY
"Contrappunto", Bau Instittute at Richard Sena Projects, Hudson , NY

2005

"The Continuous Mark: 40 Years of the New York Studio School ", The New York Studio, New York , NY , curated by Jennifer Sachs Samuel
"Visual Ground", Firehouse Plaza Gallery, Nassau Community College, New York , NY
"Small is Beautiful", Flowers Central, London , England

2004

"Night New York ", Elizabeth Harris Gallery , New York , NY
"Industrial Beauty", George Billis Gallery , New York , NY
"Inaugural Exhibition", George Billis Gallery , New York , NY

2003

"Searching for the Image: Six Artists from the New York Studio
School", The Von Liebig Art Center , Naples , FL , Eckerd College ,
Elliot Gallery , St. Petersburg , FL
"Selections", Albright-Knox Museum , Buffalo , NY

2002

" New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition", Elizabeth Harris Gallery curated by Karen Wilkin and Judd Tully Gallery MAC, New York , NY

2001

" New York ", Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton , New York
"Realism 2001", The Stage Gallery, Merrick , NY , curated by Peter Tatistcheff
"Beckoning Vision: Annual Alumni Exhibition", New York Studio School, New York , NY , curated by Karen Wilkin

2000

"Small Works", 80 Washington Square East Galleries , New York , NY curated by Tricia Collins
" New York , New York ", Nabisco Gallery, East Hanover , NJ
"On the City: Urban Realities and Fantasies", New York Studio School , New York , NY , curated by Irving Sandler

1999

"World Views, A Retrospective Exhibition of Selected Work", One World Trade Center Mezzanine, New York , NY

1998

"Vertigo, from the top of the World Trade Center ", New York Studio School, New York , NY
"Small Works", 80 Washington Square East Galleries , New York , NY

1997

"World Views", Lower Manhattan Cultural Center, New York , NY

1995

Bowery Gallery , New York , NY, curated by Jane Frielicher

1994

Union College , Schenectady , NY
"The Perceptual Pursuit", Plaza Gallery, Fordham University , New York , NY

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LECTURES

2013

McBee, Richard. Milewicz Paintings: The Soul Exceeds Its Circumstances, The Jewish Press, September 25
Sleigh, Tom. Catalog essay for exhibition The Soul Exceeds Its Circumstances at Elizabeth Harris Gallery

2012

"Ron Milewicz and Rackstraw Downes, In Conversation" New York Studio School, October 2

2010

Cohen, David "Shows to See, Ron Milewicz: New York", NY Sun November 4
Mullarkey, Maureen. "Ron Milewicz – New Work", City Arts, October 28

2009

Lindguist, Greg",Pierre Bonnard and Peter Doig", The Brooklyn Rail, March

2008

Landi, Ann ",Urban Landscapes", ART news, September, p. 151
Mullarkey, Maureen",Gallery Going: Testing the Urban Topography", The New York Sun , July 19, p 22

2006

Mullarkey, Maureen",Gallery Going: The Hubris of the Metropolis", The New York Sun , July 20
Leffingwell, Edward",Ron Milewicz at George Billis", Art in America , March

2005

Mullarkey, Maureen ",Gallery Going: Ron Milewicz: Recent Paintings", The New York Sun , Oct. 6
Naves, Mario",Laocoon in L.I.C.", The New York Observer , Oct. 19
Wilkin, Karen, catalogue essay for exhibition at George Billis Gallery

2004

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Site Matters, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's World Trade Center Artists , Residency , 1997-2001 , New York , NY
Mullarkey, Maureen",Gallery Going: Night New York at Elizabeth Harris Gallery ", The New York Sun , June 24
Mullarkey, Maureen",Gallery Going: Industrial Beauty at George Billis Gallery", the New York Sun , July 22
Steen, Karen E.",Big Sky Country: Paintings by Ron Milewicz", Metropolis, Jan.
Wilkin, Karen",A Nourishing Summer Meal", The Hudson Review , Autumn

2003

Bennet, Lennie",Six Artists in Search of an Image", St. Petersburg Times , May 22
Cohen, David, catalogue essay for "Searching for the Image: Six Artists from the New York Studio School "
Naves, Mario",Eye on the Sky", The New York Observer , October 20 Paybarah , Az ",Painting the Transformation of Queens", The Queens Tribune , Oct. 10
Wozniak, Mary",The New York Studio School artists search for the Image", News Press , April 18

2002

" Painting Capture City Skyline from a Distance", New York Resident May 27
Rockwell, Steve",Milewicz's View of New York , Ron Milewicz at George Billis", Dart International , Fall

1999

Geran, Monica",C'est Magnifique", Interior Design , September

1998

Brown Price, Aimee",The Artist and the City", Cityscape News Summer
Hoffman, Jan",An Artist's Garrett, on the 85th Floor", The New York Times , April 30

   
 

AWARDS and residences

2011

4Heads Governors Island Residency Program

2006

Bau Institute Artist Residency, Otranto, Italy

1999

Cornell Council for the Arts Grant

1994

Hohenberg Travel Grant , New York Studio School
Charles H. Revson Foundation Fellowship, New York Studio School

1992-93

Speyer Foundation Scholarship, New York Studio School

1986

Postgraduate William Kinnes Traveling Fellowship, Columbia University

1983

Sampson Fine Arts Prize, Cornell University
Phi Beta Kappa, Cornell University

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2000-present

New York Studio School , Painting and Drawing Faculty

2002-2003

Pratt Institute, Assistant Drawing Professor

2001-2003

New School University , Drawing Instructor

1986-1989

James Stewart Polshek and Partners, Architectural Design