Elizabeth Knowles

elizabeth@elizabethknowles.com
917-373-7663
Born St. Louis, Missouri

EDUCATION
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
BA, CUM LAUDE, PHI BETA KAPPA, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

AWARDS/HONORS
ASSESTS FOR ARTISTS RESIDENCY, Studios at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
PUFFIN FOUNDATION GRANT, Teaneck, NJ
ARTIST IN RESIDENCY PILOT PROGRAM, Miami Beach, Fl
E. D. FOUNDATION GRANT, Kearny, NJ
MILLAY COLONY FOR THE ARTS, Austerlitz, NY
CORPORATION OF YADDO, Saratoga Springs, NY
VIRGINIA CENTER FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS, Sweet Briar, VA
LANCASTER GROUP AWARD, New York, NY
ARTISTS SPACE ARTISTS GRANT, New York, NY
LUDWIG VOGELSTEIN FOUNDATION GRANT, Brooklyn, NY
JOYCE CARLYLE MEMORIAL FUND, The Banff Centre, Canada
ALEX DEMOND FUND AWARD, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2013 WHIRLS, WHORLS AND X-RAYS, New York University Langone Center, New York, NY
2010 PAINTINGS, Moi Meme, New York, NY
2007 A SEQUENCE OF STEPS, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
2006 INSTALLATION/WORKS ON PAPER, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY
FLUIDITY…ABSTRACTION TRANSFORMED, Allen Sheppard Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 BROAD STROKES, Pen and Brush, New York, NY
AMERICAN TWIST, Governors Island, New York, NY
NATURAL THREADS, Heritage Museum & Gardens, Sandwich, MA
ART FROM THE BOROS IV, Denise Bibro, New York, NY
2015 ZERO TO ONE, SELECT, Dia Building, NY, NY
ART FROM THE BOROS III, Denise Bibro, New York, NY
KINGSTON SCULPTURE BIENNIAL, Kingston, NY
FACE IT, OnSite, Brooklyn, NY
ON VIEW, Tina Goodwin Gallery, Denver, CO
SHIFTING ECOLOGIES II, Athens Cultural Center, Athens, NY
SUMMER SCULPTURE SHOWCASE, Studio 80 +Sculpture Grounds, Old
Lyme, CT
2014 THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF WRONG, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
TURNSTILES, Porter Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY
ART FROM THE BOROS, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
ART IN NATURE, Greenwood Gardens Short Hills, NJ,
SHIFTING ECOLOGIES, The Painting Center, New York, NY
WE LOVE ART, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
A PORTRAIT APART DEUX, Porter Contemporary, New York, NY
2013 CURATE NYC, Elisa Contemporary, Riverdale, NY
CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AT CHESTERWOOD, Chesterwood National Trust for Historic Preservation, Stockbridge, MA, curated by Glenn Harper
COLLIDEScope:The Birth, Metamorphosis and Evolution of the Abstract Actual, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
FOUNTAIN ART FAIR, New York, NY
2012 FASHION AND SCULPTURE, Saks Fifth Avenue, NY, NY
SCULPTURE, Housatonic Museum, Bridgeport, CT, curated by Nick Capasso of the DeCordova Museum
WINDOWS, Artspace, New Haven, CT
PROCESS, curated by Mikaela Sardo LaMarche, Governors Island, NY, NY
SCULPTURE WITH THE FABRICS OF DONNA KARAN, Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
2011 GREEN LIGHT, Bank Of America Plaza, Charlotte, NC
TRANQUILITY: SCULPTURE IN THE GARDEN, Griffin Court, NY, NY
INTERSECTIONS, Governors Island, NY curated by Karen Wilkin
2010 ENCOUNTERS, Governor’s Island, New York, curated by Ann Aptaker
WIND THROUGH THE TREES, Jenkins Arboretum, curated by Ellen Landis of Grounds for Sculpture, Devon, PA
2009 READY TO UNVEIL, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
AN ALPAN GATHERING, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY
WHAT’S NEW IN NEW YORK? Sirani Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
FORMATIVE LINES: WORKING IN DRAWING AND SCULPTURE, Governor’s Island, New York, curated by Rachel Liebowitz and Joanna Kleinberg of the Drawing Center
SPACE IS THE PLACE: CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AT CHESTERWOOD, Chesterwood National Trust for Historic Preservation, Stockbridge, MA, curated by Denise Markonish of MASS MOCA
REPETITION, REASON AND REPOSE, Omni Gallery, Uniondale, NY
WINDOWS ON FIFTH, Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
2008 SELF-CONTAINED, Supermarket, Stockholm, Sweden
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY
2007 WINDOWS ON FIFTH, Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
UNLIKELY MATERIALS, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY
2006 ON PAPER/OF PAPER, Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, Dix Hills, NY
PEER PRESSURE, Allen Sheppard Gallery, New York, NY
DIMENSION, Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, Dix Hills, NY
2005 SMALL WORKS, Jay Bond Gallery, New York, NY
JIMMIE’S BREAKFAST CLUB, Tribes, New York, NY
OFF THE WALL, Omni Gallery, Uniondale, NY
SUMMER SALON, The Front Room, Brooklyn, NY
POINT OF VIEW, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY
PAPER, PAPEL, PAPIER…., NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY
STUDY IN RED, Public Project sponsored by INFINITI, Herald Square, New York, NY
2004 ENDS AND MEANS, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY
WHITE MATTERS, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY
DIGITAL MEDIA, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, Indiana
2003 CREATED IN MIAMI BEACH, Miami Beach Botanical Garden and Lincoln Theatre, Miami Beach. FL
8 ARTISTS, Miami Beach City Hall, Miami Beach, FL
PAPER, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY
2002 CONFIGURING IDENTITY, untitled X (space), New Haven. CT
THE AMERICANS, Wolfsonian Museum, Miami Beach, FL
FLARB, Aqua Hotel, Miami Beach, FL
PUBLICATIONS
“Cape Exhibition Brings Together Art and the Outdoors”, Jody Feinberg, THE PATROIT LEDGER, June 16, 2016
BROAD STROKES, Parker Daley, exhibition catalogue, Pen and Brush, New York, NY
AMERICAN TWIST, Sasha Davis, exhibition catalogue, Sculptor’s Guild at Governor’s Island, 2016
“Interview with artist Elizabeth Knowles”, Meagan Meehan BLASTING NEWS, September 23, 2016
“Reviews”, Jonathan Goodman, SCULPTURE, July/August, 2015
“Ideas come to life in Old Lyme sculpture garden”, THE DAY, Amy J Barry, June 16, 2015
“The Berkshires”, Charles Bonenti, ART NEW ENGLAND, September/October 2013
“Reviews: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood”, Shirley B Moskow, ART NEW ENGLAND, September/October 2013
Sculpture interacts with natural world”, Charles Bonenti, THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE, August 14, 2013
“On exhibit: Annual sculpture exhibit at Chesterwood”, Amy Griffin, ALBANY TIMES UNION, August 8, 2013
“Art shapes place on Chesterwood’s paths”, Jess Gamari, THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE, August 14, 2013
“GOVERNORS ISLAND EXHIBIT EXPLAINS HOW SCULPTORS WORK”, ARTS OBSERVER, June 3, 2012
PROCESS, Patty Wongpakdee, exhibition catalogue, Sculptor’s Guild at Governor’s Island, 2012
INTERSECTIONS, Karen Wilkin, exhibition catalogue, Sculptor’s Guild at Governor’s Island, 2011
‘Reviews”, Karen Glover, SCULPTURE, November, 2010
“Artist Profiles”, Layla Khan, VISUAL MASTERS, AUTUMN, 2010
WIND THROUGH THE TREES, Harold Sweetman, exhibition catalogue, Jenkins Arboretum and Gardens, 2010
ENCOUNTERS, Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, Ann Aptaker, exhibition catalogue, Sculptor’s Guild at Governor’s Island, 2010
READY TO UNVEIL, Ben Goldman, City Without Walls, exhibition catalogue, Newark, NJ, 2009
CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AT CHESTERWOOD, Denise Markonish, Chesterwood National Trust for Historic Preservation, exhibition catalogue, Stockbridge, MA, 2009
“Zen in the City”, Rachel Sokol, PRECOGNITO, January/February 2009
“The Stuff That Creativity Is Made Of”, Benjamin Genocchio, THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 2007
“Don’t Fit the Traditional Definitions”, Helen Harrison, THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 2006
“Masterworks Old and New, Leavened by a bit of Whimsy”, Helen Harrison, THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 16, 2005
“ARTSEEN”, Christopher Howard, THE BROOKLYN RAIL, November 6, 2004
“Art will be where you’ll find it this fall”, Elisa Turner, MIAMI HERALD, August 24, 2003

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
ENCLAVE CAPITAL, New York, NY
GALLEON GROUP, New York, NY
EC ASSOCIATES, New York, NY
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Miami, FL
MANHATTAN PHYSICAL THERAPY AND REHABILITATION, New York, NY

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