583 West 215th Street C7

New York, NY 10034

Studio 212-567-2161, mobile 646-404-1756



One Person Exhibitions

2021      Still Here?, Ti-Arts, Ticonderoga, NY, Still Lives What’s Cooking? Croton Falls, NY

2020(postponed) New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, Rahway, NJ, 

Still Waters What’s Cooking? Croton Falls, NY

2019Gallery 222, Malvern, PA

2018Thirty Miles in Thirty Years Bright Hill Literary Center, Treadwell, NY

2017Roadside Attractions, Orbit Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013Drawn from Nature, Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle, PA

2010Noel Fine Art, Bronxville. NY (also 2004, 2003, 2000)

Rivermont Gallery, Lynchburg, VA

2009Viviana Hansen Gallery, Franklin, NY

2008Smithy-Pioneer Gallery, Cooperstown, NY (also 1999)

2006 Howard Gallery, New Hope, PA

Windham Fine Arts, NY (also 2004, 2002)

2005 Allen Sheppard Gallery, New York, NY (also 2003, 1999, 1998)

2002  Markel Fine Arts, New York NY (also 2000)

1999The Adirondack Lakes Art Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY; 

Erpf Gallery, Catskill Center, Arkville. NY

1998Mural Gallery, Stamford, NY; 

The Art Center, Old Forge, NY

1997Wave Hill, Bronx, NY,

1995New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (also 1989)

Group Exhibitions (since 2009)

2021Summer Blues, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY; Artist Spotlight, Byrdcliffe Shop, Woodstock, NY

2020Spring Break, Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY 

Utopian Living: Byrdcliffe Artists-in-Residence (also 2019, 2018, 2015) Kleinert-James, Woodstock, NY,

Elissa Gore Artist in the Spotlight, Byrdcliffe Shop, Woodstock, NY

2019Staging Nature, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY; 

Stagecoach Run, Artists Studio Tour, Treadwell, NY (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)

2018  The Artist Next Door, Inwood Artworks, NYC

2016In the Country, by the Sea, Madelyn Jordon Gallery, Scarsdale, NY

2015Winter Selections, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY

2014 Upstate Landscape, Smithy-Pioneer, Cooperstown (2011, 2010, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2001,1997)

2013Surf and Turf, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY

               Art on Site, five artists paint northern Manhattan, NoMAA Gallery, NYC, NY, 

               Art in Embassies Program, Taiwan, 

               Elissa Gore and Joanna Murphy, Smithy-Pioneer Gallery, Cooperstown

2012 Northern Manhattan as Muse, NoMAA Gallery, New York, NY, 

 Barns and Bridges, Windham Fine Arts, Windham, NY,  

  From the Mountaintop, Windham Fine Arts,(also, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005)

2011 Art in Embassies Program, Montenegro

2010 In-Struct, The Studios of Key West,  

 Daughters of Venus Windham Fine Arts, Windham, NY,  Women in the Heights NoMAA Gallery, NYC, NY;  

                Swenson Fine Arts, Laguna Beach, CA

2009       The Art of Seeing, Allen Sheppard Gallery, NYC, NY (also 2008) 

 Holiday Show, Franklin Fine Arts, Franklin, NY (also 2008) 

  A River Runs Through It, Ullr’s Reverie, Windham Fine Arts, Windham, NY, 

                The Summer Show, and Holiday Show, Noel Fine Art, Bronxville, NY, 

                Treasure Hunt, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art,Scarsdale, NY,


2021Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY, (also 2002-2007, 2009-2011, 2015-2018), 2019)

2010Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA,(also 1998, 1996); 

The Studios at Key West Fellow (also 2009)

2008I-Park, East Haddam, CT 

2005Jentel Foundation, Banner, WY; 

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (also 2001, 1999, 1997, 1996)

2003Glen Arbor Art Association Artist in Residence, Glen Arbor, MI (also 2002)

1999Platte Clove Artist in Residence, The Catskill Center, Arkville, NY 

1993Cummington Community of the Arts, Cummington, MA (also 1992, 1991)

Plein Air

2021       River Towns Plein Air, Marietta, PA, West Reading Plein Air, West Reading, PA, Adirondack Harvest Plein Air Festival, 

               Ticonderoga, NY,(also 2020, 2019, 2018) Hudson Valley Plein Air, Montgomery, NY,(also 2018)

2020       Tupper Lake Plein Air, Tupper Lake, NY

2019       NYBG Invitational (also 2018, 2017, 2016), Crisfield Plein Air (also 2018), Keeseville Plein Air, NY, (also 2018, 2017) 

 Adirondacks Plein Air, Saranac Lake, NY (also 2018, 2017, 2013, 2012) Plein Air Adirondacks, Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY 

               (also 2018);  Painters on Location, Rye Arts Center, NY (also 2017, 2015, 2013),   Plein Air Brandywine Valley, Winterthur 

 Museum, Visitors Center WIlmington, DE, (also 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)

2018    Snow Hill Plein Air, Bishops Stock Gallery, Snow Hill, MD (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)

2016 Chestertown Plein Air, River Arts Gallery, MD (2015, 2014, 2013) Camp Hill Plein Air, PA (also 2014, 2013), Seneca Plein Air, 

               Geneva. NY (also 2013, 2012)  Westfield Plein Air, Chautauqua, NY (also 2014)

2015Paint Annapolis, MD (also 2011)

2014 Mountain Maryland Plein Air, Cumberland, MD (also 2013) Olana Plein Air Benefit, Hudson, NY (also 2012) 

               Lighthouse Plein Air Festival, Jupiter, FL

2013Paint the Town, Cranford, NJ (also 2012), Vermont Plein Air, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington VT (also 2012, 2011) 

               Havre de Grace Plein Air, Havre de Grace, MD


2021Adirondack Harvest Plein Air, sSecond Place2019Adirondack Harvest Plein Air, First Place

Trocaire Award for service to the Arts, Gwynedd Mercy Academy Alumni Association

2018Keeseville Plein Air, Second Place

2014Honorable Mention, Camp Hill Plein Air

2013Mountain Maryland Plein Air, Second Place; Billsboro Plein Air, Third Place (2012, Quick Draw Award); 

                Havre de Grace Plein Air, second place, Adirondacks Plein Air, outstanding   watercolor award

1998Cooperstown Art Association, Award of Merit (also 1996, 1995, 1992, 1991)

1995Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, Award of Merit

1990 Baltimore Watercolor Society, Bronze Medal,

1991 Watercolor Society of Alabama, Award of Merit; Chautauqua International, Watercolor Award; 

               Mamaroneck Artists Guild, First Prize, Watercolor; New Rochelle Art Assn, First Prize, 

1990Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Award for Landscape in Oil; Wichita Art Assn, Ross Award

1982Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, Jarvis Cecil Award


Johnson, Michael Chesley. “Earth and Sky.” Pastel Journal Magazine, August, 2009.

“Noel Fine Art Presents “Near the Water” Paintings by Elissa Gore” Westchester Herald, Feb 15, 2010

Howell, Camille. “Artist plays with light.” Springfield News-Leader, July 28, 2006

Kugel, Seth. “Neighborhood Report, Upper Manhattan.”  New York Times, November 16, 2003

New Paintings by Elissa Gore at Noel Fine Arts, Art &Antiques Weekly, Feb. 7, 2003

Noel Fine Art  ’Landscapes, a Distant View,’ Art &Antiques Weekly, Sept.15, 2000

Raynor, Vivien. “Two Shows: Frescoes and Landscapes.”  New York Times, July 5, 1998


University of Pennsylvania, BA CW1973, Graduate School of Fine Arts BFA 1974

University of Texas Heath Science Center at Dallas, MA (Biomedical Illustration) 1978


Lehman College, Bronx, NY 2006-2007, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY 1990-1997, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 1984-2016, Parsons School of Design, 1983-1989, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1981-1983,

Selected Public Collections

American General Corporation, San Clemente

American Express, New York, NY 

Ameritrust, Dallas, TX 

AmSouth, FL

Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, NY 

AstraZeneca Corp., Washington, DC

Beth Israel Hospital, New York, NY

Cingular Wireless, Washington, DC 

Citigroup, New York, NY

Core States Bank of Delaware, Wilmington, DE

Core States of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

Crowne Plaza, New York, NY

Deloitte& Touche, New York, NY 

Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York,

Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

Galderma, Inc., New York, NY

General Dynamics

General Electric, New York, NY; 

GTE, Houston, TX 

Hallmark, Kansas City, MO

Health Corp. of Virginia, Richmond, VA  

Honeywell Corporation, Morristown, NJ

ICI Industries, West Deptford, NJ

Kidder Peabody, New York, NY

Klingenstein Fields, New York, NY

Lenox China, NJ

Lincoln Financial Group, Philadelphia, PA

Loudoun HealthCare, VA

Manchester Partners, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Marsh McLennan, New York, NY

McKinsey and Co., New York, NY

JPMorgan Bank, New York, NY

New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Nomura Capital Corporation of America

Pfizer Corporation, New York, NY

Price Waterhouse Inc., New York, NY

Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, Hamilton, NJ

Ronco, New York, NY

St. Paul Companies, St. Paul, MN

Scudder Investor Services, New York, NY

Silverstein and Mullens PLLC, Washington, DC

Sloane Kettering Cancer Center, NJ


United Health Care, CT

University of Penna Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

USAA , San Antonio, TX

U. S. Department of State, Washington, DC

Vanguard Group, Valley Forge, PA

West Allis Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

Woodcall Washburn, New York, NY