CURRICULUM VITAE

ELIZABETH ADDISON

elizabethaddison.com

 

EDUCATION

MFA, John F. Kennedy University

BA, Art Theory & Practice, Northwestern University

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020

Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss, international juried intervention, Codex Foundation, online.

San Francisco Open Studios, Gray Event, San Francisco CA

Kala Artists Annual, Kala Gallery, Berkeley CA

Reflections, national juried exhibition, Arc Gallery, San Francisco CA

SNAP! 2020 Arc Gallery, juried exhibition, San Francisco CA

Members Show, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley CA

 

2019

Ruby-40 Years of SOMArts, invitational, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Small Works: Anniversary Show, invitational, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA

Worth A Thousand Words, juried exhibition, Livermore Center for the Arts, Livermore CA

Portal Installation, Day of the Dead, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

David Brower Center, Consistency of Nature’s Forms, administrative offices loan, Berkeley CA

Earth Island Institute, Consistency of Nature’s Forms-Red Leaf, administrative offices loan, Berkeley CA

Go Figure, juried exhibition, Livermore Center for the Arts, Livermore CA

SNAP! 2020 Arc Gallery, juried exhibition, San Francisco CA

Kala Holiday Pop-up, Kala Gallery, Berkeley CA

Solo Exhibition: The Daily Practice, Nubo Spa, Berkeley CA

 

2018

Kala Holiday Pop-up, Kala Gallery, Berkeley CA

Fine Art Showcase: Concert and Fundraiser, Rossmoor Art Association, Rossmoor CA

San Francisco Open Studios, SunnyCo Studio, San Francisco CA

El Padrino and A Remarkable Woman Installation, Day of the Dead, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Bay Area Women Artists, Juried by Donna Seager and Suzanne Gray, O’Hanlon Center, Mill Valley CA

Ka-POW! Heroic Women, juried exhibition, Pacific Pinball Museum, Alameda CA

SNAP! 2018, juried exhibition, Arc Gallery, San Francisco CA

 

2017

Gaia and Daughters Installation, Day of the Dead, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

RED, juried exhibition, O’Hanlon Center For The Arts, Mill Valley CA

SNAP! 2017, juried exhibition, Arc Gallery, San Francisco CA

Printmaking at O’Hanlon, juried exhibition, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley CA

Chautauqua National Juried Exhibition: Order & Chaos, national juried exhibition, Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University KY

25th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, Parkside Art Galleries, University of Wisconsin WI

 

2016

Kala Artists’ Annual, Kala Art Institute Gallery, Berkeley CA

Solo Exhibition: They Come From Outer Space, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA

Angels Among Us: A Zoetrope Installation, Day of the Dead, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Crossing to Safety: No Dreams Deferred, curated in collaboration with Pamela Blotner, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA

NCWCA Juried Exhibition, Village Theater Art Gallery, Danville CA

Climate Change, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael CA

 

2015

Art Contemporary Marin Group Show & Fundraiser, invitational, Pt. Reyes CA

Pictures in a Revolution: A Zoetrope-An Installation, in collaboration with Pamela Blotner, Day of the Dead, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Terra Infirma, Juror: Chandra Cerrito, juried exhibition, GearBox Gallery, Oakland CA

Connections 2, Art Contemporary Marin, invitational, Bay Visitor Center, Sausalito CA

12: NCWCA Group Exhibition, Warehouse 416, Oakland CA

Opening Preview Exhibition, invitational, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA

Interfaith Art Biennial, juried exhibition, Northern California Islamic Cultural Center, Oakland CA

The Red Barn Gallery, invitational, Point Reyes National Seashore CA

Kalassal & Kala Annual Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA

 

2014

Between Heaven and Hell-An Installation, Day of the Dead Installation in collaboration with Pamela Blotner, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

MUSE: The Art of Transformation and Healing, juried exhibition, Commonweal Gallery, Bolinas CA

Disconnect, Transmission Gallery, juried exhibition, Oakland CA

Kala Artists' Annual Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA

 

2013

Big & Small, O’Hanlon Center for the Art, Mill Valley CA

Tonglen Gift: Roots of Memory Installation, Day of the Dead Installation in collaboration with Pamela Blotner, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Stories We Tell, WCA National Juried Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, New York NY

Solo Exhibition: The Crater Project-Your Presence Makes My Heart Grow Stronger, EarthRise Center at IONS, Petaluma CA (SOLO)

Art & Wine, Bangor Ranch Vineyard & Winery, Bangor CA

Arts & Consciousness Graduate Exhibition, Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA

Solo Exhibition: The Crater Project, Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA

Storied Lives: The Art of Narrative, ArtLife Gallery, Sebastopol CA

 

2012

Calling on the Spirits to Face the Future, Día de los Muertos 2012, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Arts & Consciousness Group Show, Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA

Beyond Landscape, WEAD, The Marin Group Show Foundation, Novato CA

Pilgrimage, Works in Progress Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA

 

2011

Illuminations, Día de los Muertos 2011, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Executive Offices, JFKU, Pleasant Hill CA

Arts & Consciousness Group Show, Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA

Impacts, Works in Progress Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA

Topography of Intimacy, The California Endowment, Oakland CA

 

2010

Honoring Revolution with Visions of Healing, Día de los Muertos 2010, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Re-Bodiment, Installation-Ritual-Performance, Private Residence, Berkeley CA

Compass Rose, Installation Ritual, JFKU, Berkeley CA (SOLO)

The Giving, Installation-Performance, JFKU, Berkeley CA

Arts & Consciousness Group Show, Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA

Works on Paper, Works in Progress Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA

 

2009

Altars for the Spirits/Offerings for the Living, Día de los Muertos 2009, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Blue Boat, Installation, JFKU, Berkeley CA

Couples, Café Aurora, Novato CA (SOLO)

PAINTS Annual Birdhouse Auction, Piedmont CA

Intimacies, Café Arriverderci, San Rafael CA (SOLO)

New Works, Private Showing Art Tour, Studio 1509, Berkeley CA

The Jewish Museum, Sacramento CA

 

2008

In the Time of Change, Día de los Muertos 2008, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Gratitude Altars, Oakopolis, Oakland CA

Fall Features Five, Mad River Studios, San Francisco CA

Addison Street Windows, Studio 1509 Artists, Berkeley CA

PAINTS Annual Birdhouse Auction, Piedmont CA

 

2007

Gratitude Altars, Oakopolis, Oakland CA

Offerings, Día de los Muertos 2007, SOMArts, San Francisco CA

Now Printing, Galleria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

 

PUBLICATIONS

Bay Area Women Artists’ Legacy Project, fine art catalog; Elizabeth Addison, Carol Benioff, Teri Cohn, Jan Wurm 2020

The Ground Upon Which We Stand-NCWCA Regional Juried Exhibition, catalog: Elizabeth Addison 2020

Reflections, National Juried Exhibition, Arc Studios, catalog: Stephen Wagner, Karen Gutfriend, Tamiko Sidore 2020

Things that Matter, Coalition of Artists with Purpose, catalog; Sandra Poteet, Lin Schiffrin

Between Loss and Renewal: 1000 Words–Elizabeth Addison, article; Maureen Nandini Mitra, Earth Island Journal, Autumn 2018

Ka-Pow! Heroic Women at the Pacific Pinball Museum, catalog; d’Arci Bruno, Melissa Harmon, Leisel Whitlock, Priscilla Otani 2018

25th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition-University of Wisconsin Parkside, catalog; Enzo Daniel, Amanda Brown, David Jones, Glen Larson 2017

Art Tag=Inspire, NCWCA Regional Exhibition, catalog: Priscilla Otani, Mary Shisler 2016

A Brief History of Printmaking, Rossmoor News 2015

MUSE: The Art of Transformation and Healing, book; Art 4 All People - Ceylan Huyla M.A. & Lisa Rasmussen M.F.A. 2014

Disconnect: NCWCA Member’s Juried Exhibition, catalog; Ruth Santee, Kelly Hammargren, Miwako Nishizawa 2014

Stories We Tell, book and catalog; Jessica Porter & Karen Gutfreund 2013

An Angel is my Watermark; The California Printmaking Journal, 2004

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The San Francisco Federal Reserve

The California Endowment

Kala Art Institute

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Information available upon request.

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

The Ground Upon Which We Stand, a NCWCA regional juried exhibition, Abrams Claghorn Gallery 2020

Printmaking at Rossmoor, Gateway Center, Rossmoor Art Association, Walnut Creek, 2017

Crossing to Safety, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, Spring 2016

John F. Kennedy University, Guest Curator, Graduate Exhibition 2014

Bangor Ranch Vineyard & Winery, Bangor CA, 2014

The Human Rights Center, Envisioning Human Rights, assisting Pamela Blotner 2014

The Crater Project, Earthrise Center, Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma 2013

The Crater Project, John F. Kennedy University Gallery, Berkeley, 2013

An Angel is my Watermark, Giorgi Gallery, 2004

 

RESIDENCIES

Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico, 2019

Yangon, Myanmar, Artists Beyond Boundaries 2017

Fribourg Switzerland, May 2015

Kala Art Institute, 2014 - present

 

TALKS & PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Art as a Group Sport-Collaborative Art, Artists Beyond Boundaries, Yangon, Myanmar, 2017

Actionable Art, Creator and Panel Moderator, NCWCA Djerassi Day, Djerassi Residency, Woodside CA 2016

Contemporary Collaborative Art Practice, Pansodan Scene, Yangon Myanmar, 2017

Artist meets Artist: Two Worlds Collide, Artist Talk and Discussion with Pamela Blotner, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, October 2016

Art in The Trenches, moderator, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, March 2016

The Nexus of Art & Science: Creating Within its Threshold, The Pacific Felt Factory, San Francisco, January 2016

Singular Impressions: Working with your Dreams, Rossmoor Art Center, October 2014

Pilgrimage as Metaphor and The Crater Project, St. Mary's College, Moraga CA 2014

The Art of the Pilgrimage, Cafe Arrivederci, San Rafael CA, 2013

The Crater Project: Your Presence Makes My Heart Grow Stronger, EarthRise Center at IONS, Petaluma CA, 2013

The Crater Project, JFKU, Berkeley CA (SOLO), 2013

Storied Lives, ArtLife Gallery, Sebastopol CA, 2013

Salon-Gifts for Our Imagination, Café Arrivederci, San Rafael CA, 2009

New Works, Private Showing and Art Tour with Janet Lipkin, Berkeley CA, 2009

MEMBERSHIPS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Professional Development Chair NCWCA (Northern California Women's Caucus for Art), current

WEAD (Women's Environmental Artist Directory), current

BAWALP, Bay Area Women’s Artists Legacy Project, www.bawalp.org

 

BOARDS & MEMBERSHIPS

Exhibitions Chair, Northern California Women’s Caucus for Art 2019-present

Professional Development Chair, Northern California Women’s Caucus for Art 2016-2019

WEAD (Women Eco-Artists Dialog)

O’Hanlon Center for the Arts

Rossmoor Art Association

 

AWARDS

Finalist, Members Showcase, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley CA, 2003

1st Place, Emerging California Artist, ProArts Annual Juried Exhibition, Oakland CA, 2002-3

 

TEACHING

Printmaking and Dimensional Collage Workshops, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, ongoing

Printmaking Class and Workshops, Rossmoor Art Center, ongoing

Contemporary Printmaking Workshop, Pansodan Scene, Yangon Myanmar 2017

Printing with Organic Materials – Workshop, Djerassi Residency Campus, Woodside CA 2016

Women & War, Guest Artist – Print Practicum, St. Mary’s College, Moraga CA 2016

Visionary Images: Printmaking From Your Dreams, St. Mary's College, Moraga CA, 2015

Natural Visions: A Printmaking Class, Rossmoor Art Center, 2015

Guest Artist, Berkeley City College, Berkeley CA 2014, 2015

Printmaking Without a Press, Rossmoor Art Center, October 2014

Guest Professor, St. Mary's College, Moraga CA, 2014

Printmaking Intensives and Workshops, throughout the Bay Area, 1999-present

Tehiyah Day School, Digital and Visual Arts Teacher, Tech Coordinator, El Cerrito CA, 2001-2010

Co-director/Instructor, Pleiades’ Palette Art Camp for Girls, El Cerrito CA, 2001-2007

Coordinator/Instructor, Berkeley Arts Magnet After-school Enrichment Program, 1996-2004

 

PROFESSIONAL

Visual Branding & Communications, The Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley CA 2014

Special Projects & Archive Development, Lucid Art Foundation, Inverness CA, 2010-2012

Web Design, Marketing, Communications, Tehiyah Day School, 2001-2010

Advertising: Creative Direction, Design & Communications, 1978 – present; San Francisco Bay Area CA, Chicago IL, New York NY (details available upon request.)

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