Artist Resume

ELIZABETH BLAU
Born 1981 in Las Vegas, NV
EDUCATION
2012 MFA, Painting & Drawing, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (Graduate Study Abroad, Temple University Rome, Italy 2012)
2004 BFA, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Valencia, CA
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 Changing Landscapes, Brett Wesley Gallery, Las Vegas, NV May 2014
2012 Weathered Patterns, Tyler School of Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Mentalist & Medium, Fallout Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2007 Withering Heights, Winchester Cultural Center, Las Vegas, NV
2005 New Painting, The Arts Factory, Las Vegas, NV
2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Lime Gallery, CalArts
2003 Wash Work, Mint Gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2002 Titled, Lime Gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA
1999 Enter Laughing, Main gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA
1998 Shadow Garden, M(9) Atelier Gallery, Las Vegas, NV (two-person exhibit)
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 Watershed, Wetlands Nature Preserve, Nevada Humanities Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Three Women Intersecting Agency, RC Arts, Las Vegas, NV
Skull, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Crossing the Mt. Diablo Line, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV
2013 Cities that Walked, Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Diversify, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Equinox, Mayor’s Gallery @ The Historic Fifth Street School, Las Vegas, NV
Made In Paint, Golden Artist Colors Gallery, New Berlin, NY
2012 BANG, Powerhouse Productions, Philadelphia, PA
2011/2012 The Border Project: Soundscapes, Landscapes, and Lifescapes, University of Arizona Museum of Art, November 17, 2011- March 11, 2012
2008 Conventions & Attitudes, City University of New York, Graduate Center Gallery, NY
2008 Studios Midwest, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, Knox College, Galesburg, IL
2008 New-Fangled, Main Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2007 Your Art is Showing, Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, NV
2004 Girls who wear Glasses: Observations of the Speculative Female, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
2002 Amnesia, Stevenson Blanche Devereaux Galleria, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2001 Skyend, John Raitt Gallery, Hollywood, CA
Expansive Objects, D301 Gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA
Comfort & Exhaustion, Lime & Mint Galleries, CalArts, Valencia, CA
CURATED EXHIBITIONS
2001 Cal-Arts School of Architecture Mid-Residency Review, Stevenson Blanche Devereaux Galleria, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2002 About. Above. According to. Across. After. & Against., Stevenson Blanche Devereaux Galleria, CalArts, Valencia, CA
AWARDS/RESIDENCIES
2014 The Arctic Circle Residency Program, Svalbard, Norway
2012 Sam & Adele Golden Foundation, Residency Fellowship Grant, New Berlin, NY
2011 Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Knox College, Artist in Residence Fellowship Grant, Galesburg, IL
2008 Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, Fellowship Grant, Taos, NM
2007 Nevada Arts Council, Professional Development Grant, Carson City, NV
99-04 CalArts, Merit Scholarship, Valencia, CA
Public Exposure (Selected Press, Reviews, Interviews, Artist Talks/Lectures)
2014 Baude, Dawn Michelle. Las Vegas City Life: “Reclaiming Landscapes” 5/08/2014
‘Conversations with the Artist,’ Artist talk, Brett Wesley Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2012 Lynch, Regina. Tyler School of Art MFA Catalogue. Abstracted Realities: New Work By Elizabeth Blau 
2011 Tinge Magazine: Temple University’s Online Literary Journal. “Featured Artist”, Issue 2 Fall
2009 Peterson, Kristen. Las Vegas Review Journal LV Sun Arts: Elizabeth Blau  4/24/09Forestieri, Susanne. Las Vegas Weekly Where the Heart Is  01/15/2009
2008 Keene, Jarret. Las Vegas City Life: “Iceberg Theory” 01/24/2008
Studios Midwest Artists, Radio Interview, WGIL Radio, Galesburg, Illinois 07/29/2008
Cling,Carol. Las Vegas Review Journal: “Ice In the Desert” 12/28/2008
2006 Shilaci, Kelli. Las Vegas City Life. Pick of The Week  10/14/2005
2004 Visiting Artist Lecturer, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

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