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Elizabeth Knowles
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

 

Assets for Artists Residency, Studios At Mass Moca | North Adams, MA
Weir Farm Art Center Residency | Wilton, CT
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 | Banff, Canada
Alex Demond Fund Award, Art Institute Of Chicago | Chicago, IL


 

SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

2019
Organic Fantasia, Chashama | New York, NY
2018

Spark, Flatiron Prow Art Space | New York, NY
Modern Dance, Wolfs Lane Park | Pelham, NY
Night Vision, Montefiore Einstein Hospital | Bronx, NY
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

 

2018
Surface and Substance, The Painting Center | New York, NY
Politics of Space, Plaxal Gallery | Long Island City, NY
Art From the Boros V, Denise Bibro | New York, NY
2017
Currently 80, Celebrating 80 Years of the Sculptors Guild, Westbeth Gallery | New York, NY
American Twist, Antenna Gallery | New Orleans, LA
Summer Sculpture Showcase, Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Old Lyme, CT
Inspirations, Hammond Museum | New Salem, NY
Viewpoints, Aljira Center For The Arts | Newark, NJ                                    
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 Fine Art | New York, NY                       
2015
Zero to One, Select, Dia Building | New York, NY
Art From the Boros III, Denise Bibro Fine Art | 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 II, 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, Curated by Glenn Harper, Chesterwood National Trust for Historic Preservation | Stockbridge, MA
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 | New York, NY
Sculpture, Housatonic Museum | Bridgeport, CT
Windows, Artspace | New Haven, CT
Process, Curated by Mikaela Sardo Lamarche, Governors Island | New York, 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 Cour | New York, NY
Intersections, Curated by Karen Wilkin, Governors Island | New York, NY
2010
Encounters, Governor’s Island | New York, NY
Wind Through the Trees, Jenkins Arboretum | 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, NY
Space is the Place: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Chesterwood National Trust for Historic Preservation | Stockbridge, MA
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, Tribe | 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, IN
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

 

“Last Look” Feature Vogue | April 2018
“How Elizabeth Knowles’ New Art Installation Promotes a Connected Human Experience” by Cheryl Mcginnis, Cheddar TV | February 2, 2018
“Elizabeth Knowles” (Interview) by Kimberly Ruth, Art Uncovered | May 22, 2018
“Elizabeth Knowles A Poetic Eye on the Force Of Nature” by Laurence De Valmy, Curious Frenchy | March 2018
“Surface & Substance” by Hester Simpson, The Painting Center, New York, NY | Spring 2018
“Cape Exhibition Brings Together Art and the Outdoors” by Jody Feinberg, The Patriot Ledger | June 16, 2016
“Broad Strokes” by Parker Daley (Exhibition Catalogue), Pen And Brush, New York, NY | 2016
“American Twist” by Sasha Davis (Exhibition Catalogue), Sculptor’s Guild at Governor’s Island | 2016
“Interview with Artist Elizabeth Knowles” by Meagan Meehan, Blasting News | September 23, 2016
“Reviews” by Jonathan Goodman, Sculpture | July/August 2015
“Ideas Come to Life in Old Lyme Sculpture Garden” by Amy J Barry, The Day | June 16, 2015
“The Berkshires” by Charles Bonenti, Art New England | September/October 2013
“Reviews: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” by Shirley B Moskow, Art New England | September/October 2013
“Sculpture Interacts with Natural World” by Charles Bonenti, The Berkshire Eagle | August 14, 2013
“On Exhibit: Annual Sculpture Exhibit at Chesterwood” by Amy Griffin, Albany Times Union | August 8, 2013
“Art Shapes Place on Chesterwood’s Paths” by Jess Gamari, The Berkshire Eagle | August 14, 2013
“Governors Island Exhibit Explains How Sculptors Work”, Arts Observer | June 3, 2012
“Process” by Patty Wongpakdee (Exhibition Catalogue), Sculptor’s Guild at Governor’s Island | 2012
“Intersections” by Karen Wilkin (Exhibition Catalogue), Sculptor’s Guild At Governor’s Island | 2011
“Reviews” by Karen Glover, Sculpture, | November 2010
“Artist Profiles” by Layla Khan, Visual Masters | Autumn 2010
“Wind Through The Trees” by Harold Sweetman (Exhibition Catalogue), Jenkins Arboretum And Gardens | 2010
“Encounters” by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, Ann Aptaker, (Exhibition Catalogue), Sculptor’s Guild at Governor’s Island | 2010
“Ready To Unveil” by Ben Goldman (Exhibition Catalogue), City Without Walls, Newark, NJ | 2009
“Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” by Denise Markonish (Exhibition Catalogue), Chesterwood National Trust for Historic Preservation, Stockbridge, MA | 2009
“Zen in the City” by Rachel Sokol, Precognito | January/February 2009
“The Stuff That Creativity is Made Of” by Benjamin Genocchio, The New York Times, | April 8, 2007
“Don’t Fit the Traditional Definitions” by Helen Harrison, The New York Times, | January 22, 2006
“Masterworks Old and New, Leavened by a Bit Of Whimsy” by Helen Harrison, The New York Times | October 16, 2005
“Artseen” by Christopher Howard, The Brooklyn Rail | November 6, 2004
“Art Will be Where You’ll Find it This Fall” by Elisa Turner, Miami Herald | August 24, 2003


 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

NYU Langone Medical Center | New York, NY
Le Meridian/AC | Denver, CO
Enclave Capital | New York, NY
Galleon Group | New York, NY
EC Associates | New York, NY
University of Miami School of Medicine | Miami, L
Manhattan Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation | New York, NY
American University | Washington D.C.