With a visual aesthetic inspired by the urban images of her New York City home, Nancy Sirkis’ landscape photography has moved beyond the city to the images to small town America scattered across New York State, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Maine, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and Washington.
Sirkis holds a B.F.A from Rhode Island School of Design and her M.A from Hunter College. Her work has been collected by the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, New York Historical Society, and Skidmore College Art Collection. She has received fellowships from The Anderson Center, The Jentel Foundation, and Hambidge Residency. Her photographs have appeared in the following magazines: The Saturday Evening Post, Ladies Home Journal, This Week, Pageant, U.S.I.A., New York Times magazine, Mademoiselle, Look, Gentlemens Quarterly, and Esquire.
A partial list of work exhibited includes the following: Louis Meisel, 7 Photographers, ONU, Ada, Ohio , Durst NYC, Perkins Center for the Arts, Morristown, N.J, Tulla Booth Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR, Southern Exposure gallery, West Palm Beach, FL, John Almquest Gallery, Winnetka IL, Synchronicity Space, NYC, University of California at Berkeley, International Center of Photography Educational Galley NYC, Bank Street College NYC, Columbia College NYC, New York Technical College NYC, Douglass College, New Brunswick, NJ, Addison Gallery, Andover, MA, 831 Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, Witkin Gallery NYC.
Sirkis lives and works in New York, NY.