Sky Pape’s abstractions explore nature through unconventional applications of traditional drawing materials. Her work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Tiffany & Co., Le Cirque du Soleil, and other public, corporate, and private collections. Pape’s awards and honors include residency fellowships in Italy at The Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center and The Bogliasco Foundation’s Liguria Study Center for the Arts & Humanities, as well as significant grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Canada Council for the Arts, the E.D. Foundation, and Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance. Her artwork has been selected by the Art in Embassies Program of the United States Department of State for exhibition in Uruguay, and has been shown nationally and abroad since the early 1980s. She is represented by June Kelly Gallery in New York and d.e.n. contemporary in Los Angeles.
Pape is an ardent nature-nerd, culture-hound, and pom-pom waver for creative folks of all stripes. She lives and works in northernmost Manhattan.