|Journey Across the Mountains, watercolor on archival paper 2012|
Eva Schicker’s delicate arabesque ink drawings reveal tiny figures and bits of poetic text. Her lines never connect; they bunch together like commuters on a train always preserving a smidgen of personal space.
– Charles Schultz The Brooklyn Rail, July 2012.
Move In Freedom, October 2013
|Center of it All, gouache on paper 2012, Collection Manfred Liedtke, Hamburg, Germany|
Eva Schicker studied fine art and film at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in Münster, under Prof. Jochen Zellmann. She moved to Williamsburg, Brooklyn in the mid 80’s. She has participated in exhibitions at the Kunsthaus/Kunstszene Zurich, the Bronx Museum, Artists Space, FFA Gallery, Minor Injury Gallery, and most recently, at ethan pettit contemporary, and the WG News gallery. She has received a NYFA Fellowship, a residency at the Video Arts Center in Oswego NY, and engagements in Japan, Europe, and Los Angeles. Schicker also studied at Film Video Arts (FVA) under the renowned filmmaker Shirley Clarke. Schicker's films were screened at the Kitchen, Anthology Film Archives, Filmmakers Collective, Film Crash, and Artists Space and at many other venues. She is the founder of the Avant Brooklyn Film Noir Festival as part of Minor Injury Gallery.