Dorothy Englander earned the BS in art from Skidmore College and the MFA at the University at Albany. She attended the European Graduate School, Saas Fee Switzerland, for PhD studies in Expressive Arts Therapy. Her art is in the Hyde Collection, The Albany Institute of History and Art, and The University at Albany, as well as in many corporate and private collections.
Ms Englander has shown regionally and nationally since 1980. She is honored to have had a retrospective of her work in 2019. She has won best of show, purchase, and jurors' awards, and has had fellowships at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos NM, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Contemporary Artists Center in North Adams MA.
She has taught drawing and painting at Sage Colleges, the University at Albany, and at the Albany Institute of History and Art. She has been a visiting artist in public and private schools.
Ms Englander's work is published in Dreams 1900-2000: Science, Art, and the Unconscious Mind, by Donald Kuspit, Lynn Gamwell, and Ernest Hartmann. Her images have been used on book covers for Demeter Press, Montreal, and others. Now a resident of the Boston area, she works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, ink drawing, collage, and wire assemblage.