November 17, 2023 through March 9, 2024
2023/23 GREATER BAY AREA OPEN
NUMU: NEW MUSEUM OF LOS GATOS
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 16, 5-7 PM
Tangents - Smith River series, is a third-place award winner for NUMU's third biannual juried competition and exhibition. Woo-hoo, I'm so honored! Spanning twelve Bay Area counties, from Sonoma to Monterey, this juried event draws artists to compete for awards and recognition but also brings exposure to respected jurors, galleries, and art collectors from the region. For details, click HERE.
exhibitions & events
November 18 through December 17, 2023
PROPERTIES OF WATER
Katrina Bello, juror
I’m honored to have Release - Smith River series, juried into this beautiful and important exhibition about our most essential natural resource. For details, click HERE.
November 18 through December 16, 2023
THE SPACE BETWEEN
Project Gallery at Arc Studios & Gallery
Karen M. Gutfreund, curator
Inception - Smith River series, was selected by curator Karen M. Gutfreund to be included in this intriguing exhibition. “‘The Space Between’ showcases artwork that records our passions, memories and dreams with images of the ephemeral, a space where the personal becomes the universal.” For details, click HERE.
OPEN STUDIOS AT ARC
Arc Studios and Gallery
11 am-5 pm on Saturday, November 11th & Sunday, November 12th
Preview Reception: Friday, November 10th, 6-9 pm
I will be a guest artist at Arc Gallery for SFOS 2023! Please come by to see my latest dimensional collages and mixed media works, to schmooze, and to meet my amazing co-exhibitors. For details, click HERE.
Thursday, October 19, 2023, 6-9 pm
ARTLAUNCH: THE SFOS OPENING CELEBRATION
SOMARTS Cultural Center, Main Gallery
934 Brannan Street, San Francisco
Featuring over 300 works of art by local artists, the SFOS Exhibition honors the artists responsible for our region's unique artistic landscape that attracts admirers from all over the world.
Order your copy!
BAY AREA WOMEN ARTISTS' LEGACY PROJECT - The Eighties
I’m excited to announce the third publication in this important series with an introductory essay by Tanya Augsburg. This beautiful volume chronicles the work and lives of 23 artists through the 1980s. I’m proud to be a part of this extraordinary project and extend my deepest gratitude to Jan Wurm, the project’s fearless leader, and Carol Benioff, my co-designer. Order your copy HERE.
June through January 2024
ADDISON ON ADDISON
Solo Exhibition at Bandwidth10
Curated by Leitha Thrall
Addison on Addison features 22 artworks from three of my favorite series: The Crater Project, Pandemania Days, and the Smith River series. Sculptor Leitha Thrall curated my solo show in Bandwidth10’s elegant open office environment. Visitors are welcome by appointment through September. Reach out to me to schedule a date!
November 1-30, 2023
DEVASTATING LOVES & TRANSCENDENT HATREDS
Reception: Saturday, November 11, 3-6 pm
Elizabeth Addison, Exhibition Director & Curator
Robert Abrams & Leah Andrews, Jurors
Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA
I’m proud to present my latest curatorial project for NCWCA (Northern California Women’s Caucus for Art), opening soon! Devastating Loves and Transcendent Hatreds features artwork created by 27 women (including those who identify as female and non-binary) in various media and materials that tell stories of our most extreme emotional states - of passion and obsession, devastation and transcendence. Preview the exhibition HERE.
June 17 - August 12, 2023
Elizabeth Addison, Exhibition Director
Karen Gutfreund, Juror
Arc Studios and Gallery & Online
Portals can be openings into new realities. They conjure images of liminality, shimmering lights, whirling openings to otherworldly realms, gateways that allow energy to pass between dimensions or doorways for the world of matter to commune with spirit. In our day-to-day lives, portals can have magical or disorienting effects, perhaps causing us to forget why we entered in the first place. Or, a portal might signify personal growth, self-actualization, or transcendence.
View the Online Gallery HERE
Gallery Exhibition Details HERE
Order your Catalog HERE
June 18 - August 13, 2022
THE WILD SIDE: CALIFORNIA WOMEN CELEBRATE THE UNTAMED
Elizabeth Addison, Curator & Cynthia Brannvall, Juror
Arc Studios and Gallery, San Francisco
You were once wild here. Don’t let them tame you.
To view artwork and catalog, click HERE.
We all have a wild side, whether we stride boldly there or keep it under the radar. Women, traditionally, have been taught to keep their “wildness” under wraps – raucous, adventurous, risk-taking, bold & brave, sometimes licentious, or living outside traditional moral codes. For THE WILD SIDE, California women artists evoke drama, awe, and strong emotions with works that excite visually… and celebrate the untamed!
April 1-May 3, 2022
Curated Invitational & Regional Juried Exhibitions in two locations.
Abrams Claghorn Gallery - Curated Invitational Exhibition
Laney College’s June Steingart Art Gallery - Regional Juried Exhibition
Curators: Elizabeth Addison & Robert Abrams
Perched at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, the West Coast is extremely dynamic and complex. We experience water in its absence, fury, and spiritual significance – from crashing waves and rushing rapids to gurgling flows and gentle splashes. 63 West Coast artists have taken a dive into the deep for Shimmer with works in a wide range of media that inform, inspire, and refresh.
videos, talks & panels
Interview on CanvasRebel!
MEET ELIZABETH ADDISON
Saturday, April 29, 2023, 10am on Zoom
ARTIST TALK! INQUESTigation: Women at the Intersections of Art + Science
This Zoom talk featured women at the intersections of art and science, Part of the WCA National Exhibition at Monmouth Museum in New Jersey. I am one of the invited artists who spoke about sustaining a creative practice that engages in science at varying levels.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 6pm on Zoom
Gallery Route One
Pamela Blotner hosted a lovely installment of Gallery Route One's Artists' Exchange. Vicki Gunter and I enjoyed answering your questions about our art practices and methods. View the recording HERE!