2014 site-specific installation mixed media dimensions variable
2013 acrylic on paper, 2 panels 20 x 14 in (50.8 x 35.6 cm) each
2013 acrylic on paper 16 x 22 in (40.6 x 55.9 cm)
Off the Hook, On the House, Out Cold 2014 acrylic on paper 17 1/4 x 13 1/4 in (43.8 x 33.7 cm)
Dahlia Elsayed’s paintings, prints and artist books have been shown at galleries and art institutions throughout the United States and internationally, including the 12th Cairo Biennale, and solo exhibitions at The New Jersey State Museum, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art and the Jersey City Museum. Her work is in the public collections of The Newark Museum, The Zimmerli Museum, Johnson & Johnson Corporation, New Jersey State Museum, amongst others. Dahlia has received awards from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Edward Albee Foundation, Visual Studies Workshop, Women’s Studio Workshop, Headlands Center for the Arts, and The NJ State Council on the Arts. She received her MFA from Columbia University, and lives and works in New Jersey. Elsayed is Assistant Professor of Humanities at CUNY LaGuardia Community College.
La Gorce, Tammy. 'Painting with Words, Writing with Color. A Review of Dahlia Elsayed: Hither and Yon at New Jersey State Museum', New York Times, Jan 16, 2014.
Barnes, Julian, “Beyond Signal Flags: The Hidden Codes of Washington D.C.” Wall Street Journal Washington Wire, July 25, 2013.
Mallonee, Laura C. “What Are We Still Mapping For?” Hyperallergic, April 25, 2013
Villalonga, Yuneikys. “On the Arts of Invading Spaces.” Art Experience, Vol. 1, No. 10, Fall 2012, pg 108, illus.
“Studio Manual.” La Norda Specialo, Number 9, 2012.
“Natural Wonder.” Zocalo Public Square, December 2011.
Wadvalla, Bibi-Aisha. “Cairo Biennale Artists Question the Contemporary.” The Daily News Egypt, Dec 13, 2010, illus.
Bischoff, Dan, "When The Real Becomes the Fantastic", The Star Ledger, Nov. 14, 2010, sec 4, pg 8, illus.
El Kouedi, Yousi. “Art Review: Dahlia Elsayed” Al Aribaya, Nov. 7, 2010, illus.
Genocchio, Benjamin “The Newark Museum at 100 Years Old,” The New York Times, April 5, 2009.
Genocchio, Benjamin “Material Things, Catalogued,” The New York Times, Jan. 28, 2007.
Genocchio, Benjamin “Knots, In Practice and Theory,” The New York Times, March 19, 2006, sec NJ p.18.
Genocchio, Benjamin “The Oil Stain is Not Part of the Exhibit” The New York Times, March 6, 2005, sec NJ, illus.
Genocchio, Benjamin “Images on a Transcultural Highway,” The New York Times, December 12, 2004, sec NJ p.16.
Bischoff, Dan “Crystal Clear Art from Jersey’s Hyphenated Americans” Sunday Star-Ledger, November 7, 2004.
Genocchio, Benjamin “Through a Global Prism,” The New York Times, April 24, 2004, sec NJ p.9
Berwick, Carly “How One Artist Filled the ‘Holes’ Known as New Jersey,” The New York Times, April 27, 2003, sec NJ p.9.
Zimmer, William “The Happy Marriage of Words and Pictures” The New York Times, February 9, 2003, sec. NJ p. 11, illus.
Bischoff, Dan “Her Words Decorate Time and Place” Sunday Star-Ledger, January 19, 2003, sec. 4 p. 6, illus.
2010 - present
2010 - present
Hither and Yon, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Navigations in the Present Tense, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ
Ideological Tug Of War, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN
Possibles, Probables, Ice House Gallery Monmouth University, West Long Branch NJ
The Sticky Parts, S. Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA
Perennial Bloom, BravinLee Programs, Artist Book Program, New York, NY
Orienteering, Palace of Fine Arts, 12th Cairo Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
…And Then Some, Aljira Center For Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
All Of It, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
In Honor Of, Princeton Arts Council, Princeton NJ
For The Realization of Every Wish…, Crybaby Gallery/City of Asbury Park, outdoor public art installation
Periphery, Portlock Black Cultural Center, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
New Work, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY (two person show)
New Prints, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
Talk Back, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland
Dahlia Elsayed, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Art Gallery, NJ
Monuments of Her Last Year, The Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
Dahlia Elsayed, Armenian Library and Museum of America, Watertown, MA,
Dahlia Elsayed, Gallery Of South Orange, South Orange, NJ