ELIZABETH LEISTER

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Elizabeth Leister

elizleister@gmail.com

 

 

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EDUCATION

 

1999 Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture, The Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale, NY

1986 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, Magna Cum Laude, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

1985 Yale Summer School of Art & Music, Fellowship, Norfolk, CT

 

 

PERFORMANCE

 

2016 "A Secondary Swirl on your Hardware", New Shoes 10, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

2015 "the invisible lake called telepathy", COLA Exhibition, Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 "Strange Loop", Counterpath, Denver, CO

         Squaring the Circle: Llano del Rio Centennial, Llano, CA

         "Sky", Yoko Ono Fan Club, Visual Studies Gallery, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2013 "I Can See You. You’re Not Here”,

         Remote Encounters: Connecting bodies, collapsing spaces and temporal ubiquity in networked performance,

         Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries, Cardiff, Wales

2012 "Demolition”, Dystorpia, Outpost Artists Resources, Ridgewood, NY

         "Disappeared”, Perform Chinatown, POVevolving Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

         "Demolition”, performance, Low Lives 4: Networked Performance Festival, multiple international venues

         "Here's The Moves", live-transmission performance, Spirit Resurrection, LACE, Los Angeles, CA

2011 "Duet #1”, Max 10 Performance Laboratory, Electric Lodge, Venice, CA

         "An Artist’s Life Manifesto” directed by Marina Abramovic, performer, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

         "Mirror/Mirror”, live transmission performance, “Myself” exhibition,

         Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery at the University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV

2010 "Hand Drawn", 6x6 #5: Mystery, live transmission performance, Cine Lab, Athens, Georgia

         "I Can See You. You’re Not Here", live transmission performance, Low Lives 2, multiple US locations

2008 "Allan Kaprow, 18 Happenings in 6 Parts", by Steve Roden, “guest painter”, LACE, Los Angeles, CA

2007 "Without Risk of Excessive Loss", multimedia performance, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

         "Anatomy Riot #18", “Capture”, with Rae-Shaolan Blum, Silver Lake Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2014 "Strange Loop", Counterpath, Denver, CO

2011 "Marking, Very, Nearly, Away”, Interactive video installation, Highways Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2006 “Every Body is Everywhere and Nowhere”, The Morris Gallery,

         The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2002 “Time/Travel”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2001 “Vista”, Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA

2000 “Emergency”, Pogo Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1999 “the patch you never gave me for the hole you left behind”, Noeware Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

         “Kiss”, Project Room, Philadelphia, PA

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

 

2016 En)Gendered (In)Equity: The Gallery Tally Poster Project, Organized by Micol Hebron, LACE, Los Angeles, CA

         Traces with Sandy Mathern Smith, Kip Jones and John Osburn, Tiny Tutti Festival, Denison Museum, Denison Univ, Granville, OH
         Adaptations at The Transversal Project, O Cinema/Wynwood, Miami, FL
         Kinitiras-Artistic Network, video screening, Athens, Greece
         Festival Miden, International Video Festival, Kalamata, Greece
         New Media New Mexico 2016, The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM
         Currents: The Santa Fe International New Media Festival, Santa Fe, NM
         On Our Radar, Creative Capital online database of artists from 2016, New York, NY

2015 COLA Exhibition, Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

         9th Annual Carnival of e-Creativity, Shillong, Meghalaya, India

         LA Woman: On Her Own Terms & Haunted, Pierce College Art Gallery, Woodland Hills, CA

         Open Sessions 4, (with Maurice Carlin), The Drawing Center, New York, NY

         Name It by Trying to Name It, (with Maurice Carlin), The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2014 MTV: Momentum Technology Video Film Festival, Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

         Apollonian/Dionysian: The Constraints of Freedom, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

         CologneOFF X, International Video Festival, multiple venues

         Momentum: Women/Art/Technology Directory, Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

         Haunted, video screening, Marrickville Garage, Sydney, Australia

         Haunted, video screening, Winslow Garage, Los Angeles, CA

         Global Voices, Diverse Narratives: One Medium, Video, Broome Gallery, CSUCI, Camarillo, CA

2013 Margin Release Right, West Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA

         Haunted, The Cultural Alliance of Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

         "Fits and Starts" video screening, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

         Monster Drawing Rally, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Pasadena, CA

         "Reflective Visions/Visionary Reflections", Accademia di Belle Arte di Firenze, Florence, Italy

2012 “Fits and Starts”, Agency, West Hollywood, CA

         Low Lives, International Symposium on Electronic Art, Machine Wilderness, Albuquerque, NM

         Fonlad, Digital Arts Festival, Coimbra, Portugal

         On Our Radar, Creative Capital online database of artists, New York, NY

         Déjà Vu, Aspect EZ: The Chronicle of New Media Art, screening and limited edition DVD, Boston, MA

         White Hot Gold, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY

2011 “Eclectic Visions”, CSUCI, Broome Library Art Gallery, Camarillo, CA

         “Pop-Up Films”, presented by Newtown Arts & Projections on Lake, Pasadena, CA

         “Mediated Motion”, La Mama Galleria, New York, NY

         “Vox” an evening of video and performance, Craftswoman House, Pasadena, CA

         “Video: Recycled”, D-Block, Long Beach, CA

         "TRAMPOLIM", Galeria Homero Massena, Vitória, Brasil

2009 Malibu Annual Contemporary Art Fair, Circus Gallery, Malibu Country Mart, Malibu, CA

         CSUCI Annual Faculty Exhibition, Broome Library Art Gallery, Camarillo, CA

2008 "Come Out & Play, Is Pain Your Pleasure?" Organized by Sheree Rose, Apexart, New York, NY

2007 Media Project, Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

2006 "FO A RM video festival", Portland Art Center, Portland, Oregon

2005 "FARfetched", Foundation for Art Resources auction and video projections, The Gilmore Building, Los Angeles, CA

2004 "Digitally Propelled Ideas", Kellogg Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

         "Tradition and Technology", Studio Channel Islands Art Center, CSU Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

2002 "The Stray Show", Kingsbury Place, Chicago, IL, 2002

         "I Want to be Part of the Scenery", Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA

2000 "Body Dismorphia", Hicks Gallery, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA

 

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

 

2016 CCF Quick Grant, Creative Capacity Fund, Los Angeles, CA

         Research, Scholarly & Creative Activities Grant, CSU Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

2014 COLA Fellowship Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, The City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2009 Outstanding Faculty of the Year, Visual Communication, American InterContinental Univ., LA, CA

2008 Outstanding Faculty of the Year, Visual Communication, American InterContinental Univ., LA, CA

2007 “ARC,” grant, Durfee Foundation, Santa Monica, CA

2004 Faculty Development Grant, California State University, Channel Islands

2003 William Penn Foundation grant in conjunction with Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

2002 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship, Other Genres

2000 Window of Opportunity Award, The Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

 

 

SELECTED LECTURES & PANELS

 

2015 “Enhanced Vision: Digital Video” panel, ACM, SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles, CA

2014 “Video /New Media: Art, Education, Entertainment and Business”, CSUCI, Camarillo, CA

2008 “The Creative Community” Channel 21 TV with David Starkey, guest artist, Santa Barbara, CA

2006 Art Talk, Art at Lunch program, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2005 “Freedom, Risk and Discipline”, Art Department, California State Univ. Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

         “Artists Talk”, Art History Department, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA

2002 “Artists Talk”, The Community Gallery at Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA

2000 Panelist, Body Dismorphia panel discussion, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2016 Darrian O’Reilly on New Shoes #10, Riting, http://riting.la/post/155081659344/new-shoes-10

         Landon Slangerup, Come Closer, The Den, March 7, 2016, https://news.denison.edu/2016/03/come-closer

         Kaitlyn Specht, Visiting artist explores the body through abstract art, The Denisonian, March 1, 2016,
         http://www.denisonian.com/2016/03/anl/visiting-artist-explores-the-body-through-abstract-art/

 

2015 alphasixty, preview by April Wolfe, http://blog.sixtyhotels.com/c-o-l-fellowship-exhibition-barnsdall-art-park/

         COLA Exhibition Catalog, essay by Susan Rosenberg, http://cola2015.lamag.org/

         VIP - VideoChannel Interview Project, ArtvideoKOELN International, http://vip.newmediafest.org/

 

2014 Avishay Artsy, KCRW, Which Way LA?, A Socialist colony in Southern California, founded 100 years ago, May 21, 2014,

         http://blogs.kcrw.com/whichwayla/2014/05/a-socialist-colony-in-southern-california-founded-100-years-ago

         Counterpath Interview, May, 2014 http://counterpathpress.blogspot.com/2014/05/elizabeth-leister-on-her-upcoming.html

         STIGMART10/VideoFocus 14, online magazine, interview,

         http://issuu.com/stigmart10press/docs/stigmart_videofocus_-_special_issue

 

2013 Emergency Index 2012, The Bros. Lumiere for Ugly Duckling Presse.

2012 Michele Jaquis, Rise Industries, “Highlights from Perform Chinatown” http://riseindustries.org/arkv/3400/disapearing, July 26, 2012

         Roberta Fallon, “New Media Art – White Hot Gold at Murray State”, theartblog.org, February 2, 2012

2011 Jeremy Stern, Joy Garnett & Mira Schor, “Myself, A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraiture”, exhibition catalog,

         Sheppard Fine Arts gallery, University of Nevada, Reno

2010 Jorge Rojas and various presenters, Low Lives 2, event catalog and DVD

2006 Edith Newhall, “Of-the-moment ‘Body’ Work”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 7, 2006

         Roberta Fallon, “If a “Body” Catch a Body”, Philadelphia Weekly, June 14, 2006

2002 Roberta Fallon, “This Land is Their Land”, by, Philadelphia Weekly, September 18, 2002

         Roberta Fallon, “Wall Monitor”, Philadelphia Weekly, February 6, 2002

         Nikki Roszko, “New View”, Philadelphia City Paper, January 17, 2002

2000 Victoria Donohoe ,“Some Unusual Views of the Body”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 10, 2000

         Edward Sozanski ,“The Invisible Fringe”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 8, 2000

         Juliet Fletcher, “Fringe Shorts”, Philadelphia City Paper, September 7, 2000

         Ellen Rosenholtz ,“The Body Beautiful”, Philadelphia Weekly, November 17, 2000