Shattered Dreams Installation, Bridgeport, CT

Shattered Dreams Installation, Bridgeport, CT

A model for the Brooklyn Wave

A model for the Brooklyn Wave

The Brooklyn WAVE, permanent installation, Brooklyn , NY

The Brooklyn WAVE, permanent installation, Brooklyn , NY

The Endless Skylight, 25"x35", watercolor and ink on paper from the Architectural Etudes Series

The Endless Skylight, 25"x35", watercolor and ink on paper from the Architectural Etudes Series

Scene #6 from Accidental Paintings Series, 23"x40", Watercolor and mixed media on paper

Scene #6 from Accidental Paintings Series, 23"x40", Watercolor and mixed media on paper

Erect Pairs, 48"x72", pastel on paper from Peirs and Knives Series

Erect Pairs, 48"x72", pastel on paper from Peirs and Knives Series

Lullaby to Moon 30"x30", watercolor and ink on paper from Dreams at Dawn Series

Lullaby to Moon 30"x30", watercolor and ink on paper from Dreams at Dawn Series

Caterpillar Cavern at the LightScapes, Croton on Hudson, NY

Caterpillar Cavern at the LightScapes, Croton on Hudson, NY

Visitors at the HOME project in Stamford City Hall, Stamford, CT                                                                                    

Visitors at the HOME project in Stamford City Hall, Stamford, CT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC ART:

shattered DREAMS: A PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION ON TRAGIC CONSEQUENCES OF RUSSIAN REVOLUTION OF 1917

2017       Bigou Box Studio Space, Bridgeport, CT

The Wave: An Interactive, Public Art Installation Celebrating Water

Elena Kalman in collaboration with Susan Hoffman Fishman

2017       Benton Museum of Art, Uconn, Storrs,  CT

2016       Manny Cantor Center, NYC

2015       Chase Gallery, West Hartford, CT

2014        Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT;     

2014        Brooklyn Wave - commission, Williamsburg, NY

2013-2014       Library Consortium Grant sponsoring the Wave installations in    Stamford, New Haven, New London and Willimantic CT Public Libraries

2013   New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT; National Aquarium, Baltimore MD; Van Cortland Manor, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

2012         Nocturnal Wave at Allegra LaViola Gallery, NYC

2012         Connecticut Office of the Arts, HOT School Institute, Hartford, CT;

Envisionfest, Hartford, Hartford, CT; Gaffney Elementary School, New Britain, CT

2011          Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA; Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA; Worthington Hooker School, New Haven, CT

home: an interactive, public art installation on the universal meaning of home, the tragedy of homelessness

Elena Kalman in collaboration with Susan Hoffman Fishman

2016       Open House: An Interactive Public Art Installation at

                Charter Oak Community Center, Hartford, CT

                 HOME: An Interactive Public Art Installation at

                 Stamford Government Center, Stamford, CT

2015        Open House: An Interactive Public Art Installation at

                 Governor’s Island, New York, NYC

 

selected exhibitions

2015 - 2017     Accidental Paintings exhibited at several art shows curated by New York Foundation for the Arts at: NYFA gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Deusche Bank, New York, NY; Jarvis Convention Center New York, NY  

2012       November Roads and Garden Opera series of paintings at Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY    

2010 -2011       November Roads and Garden Opera paintings and Incomplete series sculpture at Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery, Stamford, CT

2010-2014      Outdoor Installations at Collaborative Concepts Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Sounders Farm, Harrison, NY

2011       Conceptual Drawings for Memorial Park Installations at I-Park Foundation, Plainsville, CT
 

2002      Dance of Seven Veils: Interactive Public Art Installation at the Art Gallery, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT

2000     Architectural Etudes series of watercolors on paper at American Institute of Architects, CT headquarters, New Haven, CT

1998      Pears and Knives series of pastels on paper, at Artworks Collaborative, Stamford, CT

1985     Architectural Etudes and Dreams at Dawn two series of watercolors on paper at Ukrainian Institute, New York, NY

1982      Dreams at Dawn series of watercolors on paper at  Lynn Kottler Galleries, New York NY

 1982      Dreams at Dawn series of watercolors on paper at  the Bushnell Hall, Hartford, CT

COMMISSIONS

 2015       Caterpillar Cavern  - 48'long x 10'widw x 14'high sculpture, metal, fabric, plastic and LED lighting at the Annual Springtime Outdoor Show, The LightScapes at the Van Cortland Manor, Croton on Hudson, NY

2014       The Brooklyn WAVE - Multiple Art Installations, including a 3-story high, 24'long x 30' high x 12" deep, glass, aluminum, policarbonate film and LED lighting at The Wave Building designed by Elena Kalman, AIA as a part of her architectural practice, 40 North 4th Street, Brooklyn, NY

2008     Swimming Bricks - Art Installation 60" x 30" x 8"deep high, bricks, mortar, glass, stainless steel and LED lighting at The Riverfront Building lobby designed by Elena Kalman, AIA as a part of her architectural practice, 57 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY

2005     Lines and Circles - Art Installation on two lobby walls 24'long x 8'high x 8"deep, tempered glass, linear lighting on rough concrete at The Park West Building lobby designed by Elena Kalman, AIA as a part of her architectural practice, 196 Street New York, NY

ARCHITECTURE

1988-PRESENT    Elena Kalman, AIA is a founder and a principal of an award winning, design oriented architectural firm. Please see her architectural projects at:

www.kalmandesign.com

education

1972-1976       Moscow Architectural Institute (MARCHI), Moscow, Russia

1976-1978        MA in Architecture and MA in Art, Kiev State Institute of Art , Kiev, Ukraine