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Sylvia Maier Biography

Sylvia Maier (b. 1969, New York, NY) is a Brooklyn-based painter known for her portraiture. Much of her work focuses on depicting residents of the Flatbush area of Brooklyn, where she has lived for three decades. Maier graduated with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in NYC and also attended the National Academy of Design and the New York Academy of Art. Maier also studied extensively at the Art Student’s League under the tutelage of Ron Sheer and as a protege of the influential figurative painter Harvey Dinnerstein. Maier is a recipient of the Greenshield Award. Previous exhibitions included solo presentations at the Parrish Art Museum (Southampton, New York); Bernaducci Gallery (New York, NY); Forum Gallery (Frankfurt, Germany); and Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck, NJ). She lives in the Flatbush area of Brooklyn with her family and dogs.

Sylvia Maier Featured Artworks

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Reader by Sylvia Maier contemporary artwork painting
Sylvia MaierReader, 2021Oil on linen
54 x 72 cm
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Esqueletos sin Alma by Sylvia Maier contemporary artwork painting
Sylvia MaierEsqueletos sin Alma, 2020Oil on canvas
48 x 73 cm
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Reincarnation in Brooklyn by Sylvia Maier contemporary artwork painting
Sylvia MaierReincarnation in Brooklyn, 2015Oil on canvas
75 x 75 cm
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Activist Row/Reclaiming Her Time by Sylvia Maier contemporary artwork painting
Sylvia MaierActivist Row/Reclaiming Her Time, 2018Oil on canvas
54 x 72 inches
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Ink Apprentice by Sylvia Maier contemporary artwork painting
Sylvia MaierInk Apprentice, 2018Oil on canvas
48 x 48 inches
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The Bicycle Thief by Sylvia Maier contemporary artwork painting
Sylvia MaierThe Bicycle Thief, 2021Oil on canvas
78 x 78 inches
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The Beheading (study) by Sylvia Maier contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Sylvia MaierThe Beheading (study), 2020Oil on canvas
24 x 30 inches
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The Word Became Flesh by Sylvia Maier contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Sylvia MaierThe Word Became Flesh, 2019Oil on canvas
48 x 24 inches
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Sylvia Maier Recent Exhibitions

Sylvia Maier Represented By

Malin Gallery contemporary art gallery in New York, USA Malin Gallery New York
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