About the Artist 

Elsie Sienkiewicz is an artist who uses non conventional items to create art. One example she gives is using produce bags. They would be thrown out, wasted, but she took them and created something new from something not often thought of bearing such a capability. She really takes the word “recycle” to a new level. Her works encompass quilting and collage work. She uses traditional techniques for her quilting, but then bedazzle them with accessories. Sienkiewicz loves using texture and color and combining mixed media for pieces. She has won many awards, and has been showcased all over the place.

Co-Chair of multiple art shows of New Hudson Artists Group
Co-Chairman and judge of the Bayonne First Annual Citywide Art Show
Curator of multiple art shows at Ferdez and Bee’s Studio, Bayonne
Co-Founder of Art Circle of Bayonne
Founder and instructor, Inspired Artists of Bayonne (a fabric art group)
Founder of the Bayonne Quilt Club
Board member of Hudson Artists of New Jersey

2019 First Place – mixed media – Hudson County Senior show
2018 Honorable Mention – Watchung Membership show
2018 First Place –mixed media and craft – Hudson County Senior show
2018 Second Place – mixed media – NJ State Senior Art Show
2017 First Place – mixed media – NJ State Senior Art Show
2017 First Place – mixed media – South Shore Artists Annual Show
2017 Second Place – mixed media – Art Circle of Bayonne-Spectrum 13 Show
Art Circle of Bayonne, special award 2017 for promoting art
Multiple first places awards at Hudson County Senior Art Show
2015 First Place – Quilt – Garden State Quilters shows
Several awards at Mancuso regional textile and quilt shows
Multiple trunk shows for the Hoffman Fabric Challenge that toured US.
Bayonne Senior of the Year – 2010 (for promotion of art and quilting)
Multiple awards at Hudson Artist of New Jersey, Bayonne shows

Exhibited at:
Atlantic Highlands Art Council
Nails in the Wall Metuchen, NJ
Watchung Art Center
JCAST- Multiple locations
Cathedral Art Festivals, Jersey City
South Shore Artists, Staten Island
Bowers Art Gallery, JC
Bayonne Jewish Community Center Lobby
Pallette Pop Up Gallery, Asbury Park
Bayonne Library, Bayonne Museum, Bayonne Town Center
Jersey City City Hall, Jersey City Brennan Court House
Bridge Art Gallery, Bayonne
Bees Art Studio, Bayonne
Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset
Ferdez Art Gallery, Bayonne
The Upstairs Gallery, Jersey City
Lambert Castle, Paterson
Ocean Grove Boardwalk Art Show