SYLVIA HORWITZ Artist/Photographer



Jewish Artists’ Laboratory, Sabes Jewish Community Center, 2012-2018.

Consultation/art critique with photographer/educator, Linda Gammell, 2006-present.

Women's Art Registry of MN, mentor program with Cheryl Walsh-Bellville, 2000-2002.

Minneapolis Community/Tech. College, photography, 1992/93, advanced, 1998, 2002.

Institute for MN Archaeology, photography internship with Clark Dobbs, PhD, 1995-1996.

Master of Social Work, U of M, school internship involving art therapy, 1975-1978.

Bachelor of Arts, U of M, including art history and student art courses, 1975.



Robbinsdale Area Schools #281, Reserve Teacher and Social Worker 2003-2009.

Robbinsdale #281, Social Worker, Spec. Ed., counseling included art therapy; received youth

fellowship grants (1994, 1995) to facilitate social skill through basic photography, 1978-1996.

Photographer on archeological digs in Israel (volunteer), University of Tel Aviv, 1997;

Universities of Minnesota and Michigan, (Lebanon-Israel border), 2000.



Minnesota State Arts Board, Artists' Initiatives Grant, 2010.

Howard B. Brin Arts Endowment Grant, 2007.

RIMON: Minnesota Jewish Arts Council Grant, 2008.


Phipps Center for the Arts, "In This Place", (3-person), Hudson, WI, 2017.

Robbin Gallery, "Land. Water. Life" (2-person), Robbinsdale, MN, 2017.

Robbin Gallery, "Sand & Stone", (2-person), Robbinsdale, MN, 2015.

Boynton Health, "Standing Stones: Ancient Ritual Sites" (2-person) Mpls, MN, 2013.

St. Paul Academy, "Desaparedicos: Mothers of the Disappeared", St Paul, MN, 2013.

William Mitchell College of Law, "Desaparedicos", St Paul, MN, 2013.

Pendarvis Historic Site Museum, "Standing Stones" (2-person) Mineral Point, WI, 2012.

Holocaust Museum of SW FL, "Desaparecidos: Argentina's Disappeared", Naples, FL, 2012.

Basilica of St Mary Gallery, "Mothers of the Plaza", Minneapolis, MN, January 2011.

Tychman-Shapiro Gallery, Sabes JCC, "Desaparecidos", St. Louis Park, MN, 2009.

Frank Stone Gallery, "MetroTANGO, B.A.", Minneapolis, MN, 2006.

Jewish Community Center, "Reflections on Reality: Tel Aviv", St. Paul, MN, 2001. 

Bekurai Ha'erteem Cultural Center, "People in Place", Tel Aviv, Israel, 1999.

Assoc. of Americans/Canadians in Israel (AACI), "Messages", Tel Aviv, Israel, 1998.



Tychman-Shapiro Gallery, Sabes JCC, Artists' Lab, St. Louis Park, MN, annual 2013-2016.

Hopkins Center for the Arts, Members Spotlight Show, Hopkins, MN, 2010.

Hopkins Center for the Arts, Inc., "Velocity: The Art of Motion", Hopkins, MN, 2008.

WPVA 15th Anniversary Exhibit, "Women's Work", Phipps Center for Arts, Hudson WI, 2007.

Hopkins Center for the Arts, Inc. "Three Photographers On-site", Hopkins, MN, 2006.

National Art Competition, Northern Arts Council, Rhinelander, WI, awards: 2002, 2003, 2004.

Minnesota State Fair, Fine Arts Exhibit, St. Paul, MN, 2002, ‘03, ‘06, ‘08, ‘11, ‘14, ’16, ‘17.

MCP, "Promised Lands" Exhibition (From Jerusalem) and Artist's Talk, Minneapolis, MN, 2002.

WARM 23rd Annual Juried Exhibit, "Imaging Peace and Freedom", CVA, St. Paul, MN, 2002.

Grand Marais Art Colony Members' Art Show, Grand Marais, MN, annual 2004-2016.

Schroeder Historical Society, "Interpretations of North Shore", Schroeder, MN, 2004-2006.

Hopkins Center for the Arts, Juried and Members', Hopkins, MN. awards: 2004, 2005, 2006.

Minnesota Center for Photography PhotoBravo, PhotoLotto selection, Mpls, MN, 2003, 2006.

WARM All-Member Exhibition "Inspired by a Woman", Intermedia Arts, Mpls, MN, 2003.

WARM Mentor/Protégée Exhibit, "Wonder Women Tackle Art", diStilo Gallery, Mpls, MN, 2002.

WPVA 10th Anniversary Exhibit, "In the Abstract", Hopkins Center for Arts, Hopkins, MN, 2002.

Minnesota Center for Photography, Member Spotlight Series, Minneapolis, MN, 2002.



Standing Stones: Ancient Ritual Sites in West Britain, 40-page color catalog of the exhibition,

Awen Press publication, Minneapolis, MN, 2012.

Desaparecidos: A Tribute to Argentina's Disappeared, Exhibition catalog/book, photographs by

Sylvia Horwitz, text with others, BookMobile publication, Minneapolis, MN, 2009.

A Special Way, children's book on grief/remembrance when a parent dies, photography by Sylvia Horwitz,

text with Stephen Peters, BookMobile publication, Minneapolis, MN, 2007.

The Scientific Study of Mummies, photographs of ash human forms from Pompeii

published in academic textbook by Dr. Alfred Aufterheide, MD, Cambridge University Press, UK, 2001.

MN Institute for Archaeology, photography internship, developed a field guide, 1995-96.

The North Stone Review, no.12, Cover and feature photographs, Minneapolis, MN, 1995.



Grand Marais Art Colony, Board of Directors, Grand Marais, MN (past member).

Hopkins Center for the Arts, Inc., Hopkins, MN.

Women Photographers/Visual Artists (WP/VA), Minneapolis, MN.

Schroeder Area Historical Society, Schroeder, MN.

Women's Art Registry of Minnesota (WARM), St, Paul, MN (past member).

Photography Council of Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN (past member).