School of Art & Media Studies
Yelena Aronson is a digital/traditional artist whose background is in architecture. She holds the MFA from Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY and the BA from the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. She worked as an architect in Moscow before emigrating to the US. She has exhibited in US and Europe and has taught at FDU since 2000.
M.F.A. 2002 Computer Art and Printmaking
Brooklyn College, New York
B.F.A. 1999 Computer Graphic Design
School of Visual Arts, New York
B.S. in Architecture 1982
Architectural Institute of Moscow, Russia
2011 "Drawn Together" at Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
2011 US Biannual Artists Exhibit at Gora Gallery, Montreal, Canada
2010 US Biannual Artists Exhibit at Broadway Gallery, New York City, NY
2010 SketchBook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Postcards from the Edge Benefit, Visual AIDS Gallery, New York City, NY
2008 Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York City, NY
2007 Postcards from the Edge Benefit, Visual AIDS Gallery, New York City, NY
2006 From the Art of New York, Hurricane Katrina Benefit, World Financial Center, NYC
2005 Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy.
2005 New Orleans Relief Benefit Chi Contemporary Fine Art, Williamsburg, NY
2005 Exchange Art Group Show (FDU Faculty) at the Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus Brooklyn, NY
2005 Artists Group Show at the Red Mountain Gallery, Ouray CO. Published in Art in America Gallery Guide and on the Internet.
2005 The Drawing Show at Gallery 402, 19 Hudson Street, NYC
2005 Tsunami Benefit Art Show, Thai Café, 925 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
2004 FDU Art Faculty Exhibit II, Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, NJ
2004 “Digital Art: Teaching Humanities, Technology or Science?” Paper presented at the Second International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Prato, Italy, published by Common Grounds Publishing.
2003 Dimensions Diesel Gallery in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
2002 Light and Space Brooklyn War Memorial Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Large prints from 3D Computer generated Virtual Spaces
2002 Reclaimed Data FDU Art Gallery, Teaneck, NJ
2002, "Drawings for Peace" show, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Group Exhibitions and New Media Projects
2001, "Reactions" Exit Art Show, New York, NY
“Reactions”, Exit Art’s Exhibition about the Public’s Response to 9/11, was gifted to the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. and became part of its Permanent Collection
2002, "Light", Brooklyn College TV and Radio Dept Web Gallery.
2005 “Digital Art Curriculum: Interdisciplinarity.” paper presented at the Third International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, held in Cambridge, UK, published by Common Grounds Publishing.
2005 "Innovative Teaching: Interdisciplinarity and Multidisciplinarity". IEEE Proceedings
2004 “Digital Art: Teaching Humanities, Technology or Science?” paper presented at the Second International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, held in Prato, Italy, published by Common Grounds Publishing.
2005 recipient of Grant-in-Aid for participation at the Florence Biannial Exhibit of Contemporary Art
2002 recipient of Grant-in-Aid for research in DVD for Distance Learning
2001 recipient of Grant-in-Aid for research in New Technologies for Webcasting
2001, Witness, Artist’s Magazine. Response to 9/11
Yelena Aronson teaches Computer Art as a professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. She has worked as an architect in Moscow, Russia prior to coming to US.
She has shown her Digital art projects and prints in Europe, New York and New Jersey galleries, and on the Internet.