Ep.110 of CEREBRAL WOMEN Art Talks Podcast features Alisa Sikelianos-Carter. She earned her BA and MA in Painting and Drawing from SUNY Albany. She is a recent NXTHVN Fellow, a 2022 Headlands Artist in Residence, and in 2021 was awarded the inaugural fellowship at Foreland, a six-month studio residency in the Catskills conferred biennially on an outstanding artist of color. Recent exhibitions of her work include Realms of Refuge, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL; Un/Common Proximity, James Cohan, New York, NY; In the Eye of Belonging, Mandeville Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, NY; and Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond, Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY. Sikelianos-Carter was featured in New American Paintings, No. 146, Northeast Issue, and received the Sustainable Arts Foundation Grant. She has been awarded residencies at the Millay Arts, Austerlitz, NY; Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY; Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY; Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL and Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA.
Alisa Sikelianos-Carter, Hands of Fortuna (Sea Asteroid of Fate), 2022. Acrylic, gouache, pearl mica, black mica, and glitter on archival paper (detail)
Alisa Sikelianos-Carter, Africosmos of Sun and Sea #1, 2022. Unique archival print hand embellished with glitter. (detail)
Alisa Sikelianos-Carter, There’s a Wave in Every Cell, 2022. Acrylic, gouache, pearl mica, black mica, and glitter on archival paper (detail)
Alisa Sikelianos-Carter, Wild Delight, 2022. Acrylic, gouache, pearl mica, black mica, glass, glitter, micaceous iron oxide, and abalone shell on archival paper. (detail)