Sandy Gellis is an artist who lives and works in New York City. Her fascination with the world as she knows it began when she was a child living in the Bronx. The rooftop was her observatory where the seeds (origins) for exploring rainfall, clouds, rivers, and all things were planted. She has received numerous grants and fellowships including: three National Endowment for the Arts Grants, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant. She is a participant in the environmental study group: “The Human Place in the Natural World” and has held residencies at the Sitka Center for Environmental Art, Oregon; the NY Experimental Glass Workshop, NY; and The Printmaking Workshop, NY. Her work is included in the collections of: The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; The Brooklyn Museum, NY; The National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C.; Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; The New York Public Library, NY; JP Morgan Chase, NY; The Fogg Museum Art Gallery and Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Publications include: “Earth-Mapping, Artists Reshaping Landscape,” Edward S. Casey; “The Contemporary Print from Pre-Pop to Postmodern,” Susan Tallman; “Projects and Portfolios, 25th National Print Biennial,” The Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY; “Lines of Vision: Drawings by Contemporary Women,” C.W. Post University, NY; “Divan-E-Shams, Jalaluddin Mohammad Rumi,” Vincent Fitzgerald & Co.