Ian Sklarsky

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IAN SKLARSKY
iansklarsky.com
SELECT RECENT PROJECTS

ART EXHIBITIONS
Krause Art Gallery, NYC: The Collect'ian; solo show (forthcoming April 2013)
Atomic Sketch, Chicago: Featured Artist; live drawing session (December 2012)
GLAAD Auction, NYC: Featured Artist (November 2012)
TOMBOY Seoul, Korea: Fall Fashion Week Featured Artist (October 2012)
generationCURE Benefit amfAR 2012 Auction, NYC: Featured Artist (October 2012)
Durango Loves NYC Campaign, NYC: Featured Artist (October 2012)
Plate2Plate Annual Auction, NYC: Featured Artist; live drawing session ( October 2012)
Lomography, NYC: Diana Exhibition Featured Artist (September 2012)
'sNice SOHO, NYC: Art Installation (September 2012)
St. Dymphnas, NYC: Art Installation (September 2012-ongoing)
Fire Island Pines Art Show, Fire Island, NY: Featured Artist (September 2012)
'sNice Brooklyn, NYC: Art Installation (August 2012)
Degenerate Art Gallery, Chicago: Featured Artist (August 2012)
HOWL Festival, NYC: Featured Artist, live drawing session (August 2012)
Krause Gallery, NYC: Outside the Box Art Exhibition (May 2012)
YOTEL, NYC: Frieze Artist Installation "FUTUREZOO" 40+ Original Works (May 2012)
Gallery Bar, NYC: Silent Noise Art Exhibition (March 2012)
'sNice West Village, NYC: Art Installation (January 2012)
Mr. Joseph's Barber Shop, NYC: Art Installation (March 2012-ongoing)
Fire Island Pines Art Show, Fire Island, NY: Featured Artist (August 2011)
Sag Harbor Art Weekend, Sag Harbor, NY: JED, Featured Artist; live drawing session (July 2011)
Chicago Male Salon, Chicago: Art Installation (July 2010)
Ript Apparel, Chicago: Bee Shirt Design Award (May 2010)
Atomic Sketch, Chicago: Featured Artist, live drawing session (May 2010)
Pachuigo, Chicago: Featured First Artist Installation (March 2010)

ART COMMISSIONS
TOMBOY Seoul, Korea: 25 drawings commissioned for TOMBOY's Men's, Women's and Children's lines (2013)
YOTEL, NYC: Artist-in-Residence; 30+ portraits of guests drawn a month (2012-ongoing)
OUT Hotel, NYC: Artist-in-Residence; window and lobby displays and prototyping "minib'art" concept for original art in hotel rooms (2012-ongoing)
Just Panic and Get It Over With by Derek Nicoletto: album cover design (January 2013)
Untitled Project by Josh Franklin: album cover design (forthcoming 2013)
It's All 4 You by Rich King: album cover design (December 2012)
400+ commissioned individual portraits (2012)
POP SOUK, NYC: Featured Artist (October 2012)
COO of FORD Fashion, NYC: portraits drawn at private company event (October 2012)
BOND Creative, NYC: 3 Year Anniversary Party Featured Artist (September 2012)
Saks Fifth Avenue, NYC: Fashion Night Out Featured Artist; 30+ portraits (September 2012)
Inertrain, Chicago: 7 large scale pieces commissioned for office space (August 2012)
Paul Smith, NYC: Featured Artist; +80 portraits drawn at 3 events (March/April 2012)
POP SOUK, NYC: Featured Artist (May 2012)
St. Dymphnas, NYC: t-shirt and sweatshirt logo design (2012)
100+ commissioned individual portraits (2011)

PUBLICATIONS
The Dramatist Magazine 2012-2013 Season Wrap-up Issue: cover design and 5 illustrations (forthcoming - April/May 2013)
100 Stories: book of 100 portraits drawn at YOTEL during 2012 (forthcoming 2013)
Live portrait session with Edward Albee for The Dramatist Magazine (December 2012)
Fluency by Ian Sklarsky (NYC: August 2012)
The SLANT (June 2011)
NEXT: Stephin Merritt portrait (March 2012)

PRESS AND PUBLICITY
Vicky Mather, "New Art: Amazing Artist Ian Sklarsky," Lost at E Minor (January 12, 2013)
lostateminor.com/2013/01/12/amazing-blind-contour-drawings-by-ian-sklarsky/

Romina S. Corellucci, "Cyborg Animal Installations: The Ian Sklarksy Future Zoo Piece Imagines the Year 2049," Trend Hunter: Art and Design (May 15, 2012)
trendhunter.com/trends/ian-sklarsky-nyc-future-zoo

"Interview with Ian Sklarsky: 'I live in the NOW'," A Team Like Us (May 11, 2012) ateamlikeus.blogspot.com/2011/05/ian-sklarsky-i-live-in-now.html

"Artist Ian Sklarsky," New York Spaces (April 2012)
newyorkspacesmag.com/New-York-Spaces/April-2012/Artist-Ian-Sklarsky/

"Blind Contour," The Aesthetic Omnivore (February 2012)
theaestheticomnivore.blogspot.com/2011/02/blind-contour.html

Karen Day, "Ian Sklarsky: Abstract Portraits from a Blind Contour Artist," Cool Hunting (February 14, 2012)
coolhunting.com/design/ina-sklarsky.php

"Cool Hunting Rough Cut: Ian Sklarsky Draws Otis," Cool Hunting (February 14, 2012)
vimeo.com/36787583

"New York City Spring 2012 Wedding Guide" (February 2012)
dailycandy.com/new-york/flipbook/123702/New-York-City-Spring-2012-Wedding-Guide#slide=3

"Guest Portraits, YOTEL (2012-ongoing)
pinterest.com/yotel/brunch-guests/

Marshall Heyman, "Contours, Culture and Cocktails," The Wall Street Journal (July 25, 2011)
online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111903999904576466241559916706.html

EDUCATION
Columbia College, B.A. in Documentary Film (2005)

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Following

  1. Cool Hunting
  2. Blake Whitman
  3. Justin Lange
  4. Mark Brown
  5. Luca Apolito
  6. Clemens Wirth
  7. pauljeremiah
  8. Amanda Atkins
  9. markdavis
  10. Mauricio Santana
  11. Tom Daniel Butcher
  12. Bill Paladino
  13. Daniel Baxter
  14. Danny Lennon
  15. Fairweather
  16. Sorted Media Productions
  17. 93 Million Miles
  18. James Walker Sieradzki

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