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April Gornik Studio, 2019, Sag Harbor, NY

APRIL GORNIK (b. 1953 in Cleveland, OH) received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1976 from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Canada.

She has had numerous solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Danese/Corey Gallery, New York, NY; Pace Prints, New York, NY; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH; Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY; Danese Gallery, New York, NY; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Canada; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE; Danese Gallery, New York, NY; Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; and Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV.

Recent group exhibitions include “It’s All About Water” (curated by Elizabeth Fiore & Melissa Feldman), The Storefront, Bellport, NY; "Do You Think it Needs a Cloud," Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “That 80s Show,” Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY; “LandEscape,” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY; “Black & White,” Tripoli Gallery, Southampton, NY; “Photography of Place,” Palm Beach Photographic Center Museum, West Palm Beach, FL; “Water|Bodies,” Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY; “Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection,” Portland Museum of Art, Seattle, WA,, traveled to The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LO and Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; “Frontiers Reimagined” (organized by Sundaram Tagore Gallery), Museo di Palazzo Grimani, 56th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy; “The Beacon,” Salomon Contemporary, New York, NY; “A Discourse on Plants,” RH Gallery, New York, NY.

Her work may be found in the public collections of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX; Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY; Castellani Museum of Art, Niagara, NY; Cincinnati Museum, Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, NY; Fort Worth Museum, Fort Worth, TX; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN; Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; The Jewish Museum, New York, NY; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ; Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY; Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN; Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA; United States Embassy, Beijing, China; United States Embassy, Moscow, Russia; University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, among others.

April Gornik lives and works in Sag Harbor, NY.