April Gornik

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April Gornik
Born 1953 (1953)
Cleveland, Ohio
Nationality American
Education NSCAD University
Known for Painting

April Gornik (born 1953, Cleveland, Ohio) is an American artist who paints American landscapes.[1]

Her work Storm and Fires (1990) is included into the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum,[2][not in citation given] as well as in many other national museums and private collections.[3][non-primary source needed]

In 2007, The Smithsonian Art Collectors Program commissioned Gornik to produce a print to benefit the educational and cultural programs of the Smithsonian Associates. The lithograph, entitled Blue Moonlight hangs in the ongoing exhibition Graphic Eloquence in the S. Dillon Ripley Center in the National Mall.[citation needed]

She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Guild Hall Museum in 2003 and was the Neuberger Museum of Art Annual Honoree in 2004.[3][non-primary source needed] Her husband is painter Eric Fischl.[4]


  • Kuspit, Donald. April Gornik: Paintings and Drawings. San Francisco: Neuberger Museum and Hudson Hills Press, 2006. ISBN 1-55595-229-1[1]


  1. ^ a b April Gornik: Paintings and Drawings, a book review
  2. ^ Storm and Fires, at the Smithsonian
  3. ^ a b April Gornik biography
  4. ^ Biography at EricFischl.com, accessed 8 September 2006.

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