Born 1976 in Syracuse, New York
Lives and works in New York
2009 Turkish Delight, Emerging Artist Exhibition Series, Barbara Walters Gallery at Sarah
Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, April 2-30, 2009
2008 Obliterations, Galería Fruela, Madrid, Spain, October 30 – December 5, 2008
2006 Patterned Faux Pas & Other Obliterations, Charleston Heights Art Center Gallery, Las
Vegas, NV, November 24, 2006 - February 11, 2007
2015 OPEN (C)ALL: The Artist’s Studio, BRIC Arts | Media House, Jan 14-Feb 8, 2015.
2014 Contemporary Islamic Art 3, curated by Dr. Iftikhar Dadi, LuminArte Gallery, Dallas, TX,
Oct 25-Nov 29, 2014.
Expanded Practice: A Survey of Work by BRIC Teaching Artists, BRIC Arts | Media House,
Brooklyn, NY, May 14 –June 15, 2014.
Ascent Launch Showcase in Tribeca, Ascent Contemporary Projects, New York, NY.
Feb 21 & 22, 2014.
2013 Contemporary Islamic Art, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, curated by Dr. Nada M.
Shabout, Richardson, TX, Sept 6-28, 2013.
2012 Artist-in-Residence Exhibition at Cooper Union, New York, NY, Aug 8-22, 2012.
2011 Pursuant Pharaohs, Collar Works Gallery, curated by Georgia Wohnsen, Troy, NY, Sept 30-Oct
2010 Fuzzy Logic, Thompson Gallery, Cambridge School at Weston, Weston, MA, April 9-June 17,
Flat File Exhibition, Golden Parachutes, Berlin, Germany, Jan 22-Feb 26, 2010.
2009 Strictly Regulated, Corridor Gallery, curated by Nina Ziefvert, Brooklyn, NY, Sept 27-Nov 7,
X, Mixed Greens 10th Anniversary Exhibition, curated by Heather Darcy Bhandari and
Courtney Strimple, New York, NY, July 9–Aug 14, 2009.
Windows Brooklyn, Home & Haven Storefront, curated by Sara Jones, Andrea Wenglowskyj &
Leah Gauthier, Brooklyn, NY, June 6-13, 2009.
2008 tART Summer Show, Rabbithole Gallery, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY.
2007 Evolve Dissolve, Go North Gallery: A Space for Contemporary Art, curated by Joe Millar,
Beacon, NY, December 8-30.
Visual Reiterations: Recent Work by Anne Polashenski and Yasuko Fujioka, curated by Juliana
Driever, International Resource Center (IRC), Flushing Library, Queens, NY.
About Face, Contemporary Portraiture, curated by Paddy Johnson & Danielle Mysliwiec,
General Electric World Headquarters, Fairfield, Connecticut.
2006 Cultural Redress: Reinterpreting Fashions from the Index of American Design, curated by
Juliana Driever, Queens Library Gallery, Jamaica, NY.
2005 The Space Between, Mixed Greens, New York, NY.
Inside Out, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, FL.
Magic Realism: Project Diversity, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York.
2003 Three Faces of Anne, MFA Thesis Show, Times Square Gallery, NY, NY.
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2017 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (One month residency), Amherst, VA
2016 Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus (6 week artist residency), Schwandorf, Germany
2015 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (One month residency), Amherst, VA
2012 Cooper Union, Artist-Teacher Summer Residency, (One month), New York, NY
2011 St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity (6 week artist residency), Valletta, Malta
2010 The Art Factory (8 week artist residency), Bialystok, Poland
2008 Fundación Valparaiso (One month artist residency), Mojácar, Spain
2007 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (One month residency), Amherst, VA
2005 Atlantic Center for the Arts (Selected to work with Jane Hammond), New Smyrna, FL
2003 A Papermaker’s Tour of Thailand & Myanmar (Burma)
3-week residency through Carriage House Paper mill researching/making handmade
Thai & Burmese paper.
2009 Plattsburgh State University, Anne Polashenski: Artist & Activist, 2 October 2009, Plattsburgh,
2008 Old Westbury College, State University of New York, 6 November 2008, Hicksville, NY
2007 Hunter College, City University of New York, 14 November 2007, New York, NY
2006 Charleston Heights Art Center Gallery, 15 December 2006, Las Vegas, NV
2014-present Teaching Artist, Studio in a School-Long Term Program, New York, NY
2010-present Teaching Artist, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY
2010-present Legacy Specialist, Joan Mitchell Foundation
2009-present Teaching Artist, BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn, NY
2007-present Teaching Artist, Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY
2003-2006 Jewelry Design Associate, GeoArt by Cynthia Gale, New York, NY
1999-2003 Jewelry Design Associate, Echo of the Dreamer, New York, NY
1998-1999 Assistant Printer, Pace Editions print shop, New York, NY
2003 Masters of Fine Arts, Hunter College, New York, NY
1998 Bachelor of Arts, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY