Biography

 

SELECTED EDUCATION

1985University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA
1980-84Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsPhiladelphia, PA
1978-79Corcoran School of ArtWashington, DC

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Rosenfeld Gallery
Terrain
Philadelphia, PA
2009 Lawrence Gallery, Rosemont College
A Retrospective, Paintings & Drawings 1982-2009
Rosemont, PA
2005Seraphin GalleryA Perfect LuminosityPhiladelphia, PA
2005The American CollegeLandscapesBryn Mawr, PA
2000F.A.N. GalleryEnglish Landscapes: Recent PaintingsPhiladelphia, PA
1999F.A.N. GalleryRecent PaintingsPhiladelphia, PA
1998F.A.N. GalleryNew WorkPhiladelphia, PA
1996F.A.N. GalleryFigures & Landscapes PaintingsPhiladelphia, PA
1994F.A.N. GalleryFigures & Landscapes PaintingsPhiladelphia, PA
1992Gross McCleaf GalleryNew WorkPhiladelphia, PA
1990Gross McCleaf GalleryRecent WorkPhiladelphia, PA
1988Penn State UniversityParks & Other Public SpacesMiddletown, PA
1986Oak Bar (courtesy of Marian Locks Gallery)Recent WorksPhiladelphia, PA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015Projects GallerySquare Foot Art Basel Miami ReduxMiami, FL
2014Woodmere Art MuseumThe Woodmere Annual Philadelphia, PA
2013Rosenfeld GalleryAnnual Small Works ShowPhiladelphia, PA
PAFA Alumni GalleryTwelve X TwelvePhiladelphia, PA
South Street Gallery10 X 10 (Benefit for the North Fork Environmental Council) Greenport, NY
Asheville Art MuseumThe Philadelphia Story: Contemporary Figurative Art Drawn from the Academy / curated by Nancy SokoloveAsheville, NC
2012PAFA Alumni GallerySmall WorksPhiladelphia, PA
2011PAFA Alumni GalleryEnvironmental Perspectives, A Landscape ShowPhiladelphia, PA
New York City Fire MuseumTriangle Shirtwaist Fire Centennial ExhibitionNew York, NY
2008Gallery HenochGallery ArtistsNew York, NY
2007The Marshall LeKae Fine Art GalleryGallery Artists ExhibitionScottsdale, AZ
Gallery HenochUSArtists Art FairPhiladelphia, PA
2006Gallery HenochGallery Artists ExhibitionNew York, NY
Gallery HenochUSArtists Art FairPhiladelphia, PA
2005Gallery HenochGallery Artists ExhibitionNew York, NY
Gallery HenochUSArtistsArt FairPhiladelphia, PA
Gallery HenochArt Chicago in the Park Art FairChicago, IL
Gallery HenochSan Francisco Int’l Art FairSan Francisco, CA
Seraphin GalleryGallery Artists ExhibitionPhiladelphia, PA
The American CollegeLandscapes (two person show)Bryn Mawr, PA
Arnot Art MuseumRegional ExhibitionElmira, NY
2004Gallery HenochUSArtists Art FairPhiladelphia, PA
M. A. Doran GalleryContemporary RealismTulsa, OK
Gallery HenochNew Painters / New SculptorsNew York, NY
Gallery HenochGallery Artists ExhibitionNew York, NY
2003Gallery HenochArt of the 20th CenturyNew York, NY
Gallery HenochGallery Artists ExhibitionNew York, NY
Wayne Art CenterJuried Members ExhibitionWayne, PA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
15 Exposures- Traveling Exhibition
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
(USAritsts – Philadelphia, Lyme Academy – Lyme, CT,
Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts – Millville, NJ)
PA, CT, NJ
Free Library of PhiladelphiaWorks on Paper – PAFAPhiladelphia, PA
The More GalleryDrawn To You Contemporary Works On PaperPhiladelphia, PA
2002The More GallerySmall TreasuresPhiladelphia, PA
George Billis GalleryLandEscapesNew York, NY
Philadelphia Museum of ArtSummer Landscape Exhibition
Restaurant (two person show)
Philadelphia, PA
Whitney GallerySmall WorksLaguna Beach, CA
2001Schuylkill CenterLandscape, Light, JuxtapositionsPhiladelphia, PA
2000State Museum of PennsylvaniaArt of the StateHarrisburg, PA
1999F.A.N. GalleryBoston Center for the Arts
Art Fair
Boston, MA
F.A.N. GalleryUSArtists Art FairPhiladelphia, PA
1998Mullingan-Shanoski GalleryPertaining to the Philadelphia VSan Francisco, CA
Mullingan-Shanoski GalleryThe LandscapeSan Francisco, CA
1997F.A.N. GalleryUSArtists Art FairPhiladelphia, PA
Mullingan-Shanoski GalleryPertaining to the Philadelphia VSan Francisco, CA
1996National Academy of Design171st ExhibitionNew York , NY
Rosemont CollegeWomen: Object & SubjectRosemont, PA
1995First Street GalleryFirst Street SelectsNew York, NY
1994F.A.N. GalleryUSArtists Art FairPhiladelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsMorris Gallery
Award Winners/Fellowship Exhibition
Philadelphia, PA
The American CollegeA Diversity of Views: Artists Look at the Delaware WatershedBryn Mawr, PA
1993Bennett Galleries RealismKnoxville, TN
Butler Institute of American ArtMidyear ExhibitionYoungstown, OH
Alexandria Museum of Art September CompetitionAlexandria, LA
F.A.N. Gallery Figurative Group ShowPhiladelphia, PA
Philadelphia Art Alliance Estelle Gross MemorialPhiladelphia, PA
1992Bennett Galleries The LandscapeKnoxville, TN
Allentown Art MuseumJuried ExhibitionAllentown, PA
1991Rutgers University – Steadman GallerySouthern New Jersey Artist VIIICamden, NJ
1990Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Philadelphia ArtistsPhiladelphia, PA
Woodmere Art MuseumSport in ArtPhiladelphia, PA
Gross McCleaf GallerySix Artists: A Special GroupPhiladelphia, PA
1989Gallery EastSmall WorksEast Hampton, NY
Trenton City MuseumEllarslie Open VIIITrenton, NJ
1988Rutgers University – Stedman Art GalleryCity of Camden Art ExhibitionCamden, NJ
1986 Southern Alleghenies Museum of ArtNature Morte: The Museum Considers the Still LifeLoretto, PA
Barbara Gillman GalleryFlorida: Landscapes- Cityscapes- SeascapesMiami, FL
Noyes MuseumFellowship ExhibitionOceanville, NJ
Community Arts Center Contemporary Artists of PhiladelphiaWallingford, PA
1985Marian Locks GalleryThe Persistence of VisionPhiladelphia, PA

AWARDS / HONORS

2013Sandra Karlin AwardFellowship Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsWilliam Valerio, juror, Woodmere Art Museum, PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA
2004National Penn Bank AwardWayne Art CenterWayne, PA
1998First PrizeAmerican CollegeBryn Mawr, PA
1996Catherine Gibbons Granger Award for PaintingFellowship Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts – Woodmere Art MuseumPhiladelphia, PA
Marquis”Who’s Who in American Art”20th EditionPhiladelphia, PA
1988First PrizeRutgers University, Stedman Art GalleryCamden, NJ

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2014 Film by John ThorntonThornton, John R., “"Marriage of Land and Sky: The Art of Elizabeth Wilson" (November 2014) (video profile/interview)
Painting Perceptions Hagler, Elana, “Intuition and Intention: An Interview with Elizabeth Wilson” (October 2014)(interview)
2013Rosenfeld Gallery / Film by John Thornton Small Works Exhibition” (December 2013)(video profile/interview)
Citizen Times / BlogMotsinger, Carol, “"Best of PA Comes To AVL Art Museum"” (January 22 –2013)(review/reproduction)
CBS Sunday MorningMary Lou Teel / Michelle Miller (March 20, 2011) Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire(reproduction)
2012The Art Room / Artist Interviews and DiscussionsDay, Taryn, “An Interview with Elizabeth Wilson” (September 2012)(interview)
2011Fine Art Connoisseur MagazineMiller, Nancy Bea, “Art Books for a Desert Island” (March – April 2011)(quote)
2009The Philadelphia InquirerDonohoe, Victoria (October 23, 2009)(review)
Film by John Thornton “The Boomerang’s Return: Liz Wilson at Rosemont College” (October 2009)(interview/profile)
Thornton Twins PodcastsThornton, John R., “Elizabeth Wilson Talks About Art" (November 26, 2009)(audio interview)
Film by John Thornton “Artists Night Out: From Facebook to Pho & Cafe” (March 2009)(profile)
2007Philadelphia Home MagazineTiger, Caroline (Fall 2007)(interview/profile/studio-house design)
houzz magazineAgoos Lovera Architects / Havertown Residence (Agoos/Wilson) (Fall 2007)(profile/studio-house design)
2004ARTnews MagazineEnriquez, Schneider Mary, (May 2004)(review)
2003Philadelphia WeeklyFallon, Roberta,(February 12, 2003)(review)
Philadelphia WeeklyFallon, Roberta,(January 8, 2003)(review)
2002New York ResidentBonisteel, Sara, (August 19, 2002)
The New York SunCalandar, (August 7, 2002)
The News of Delaware County Cofta, Mark, (July 17, 2002)
(review)


(reproduction)


(interview)
2001Philadelphia Weekly Fallon, Roberta,(January 10, 2001)(review)
1999The Philadelphia Inquirer Sozanski, Edward, J., (Oct. 22, 1999)(review)
Philadelphia Daily News Fabri, Anne, R., (October 1,1999)(review)
1997Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum Museum (1997) The Unbroken Line-Centennial Exhibition (catalogue)
1996Seven Arts Magazine Scott, Bill (Scott Noel profile)
Philadelphia Forum Mangravite, Andrew (November 28, 1996)
The Philadelphia Inquirer Donohoe, Victoria, (April28, 1996)
Stephen F. Austin State University SFA Gallery, (1996) Texas National (1996) Nacogdoches, TX
Marquis’s “Who’s Who in American Art” 20th Edition
(portrait/mention)


(review)


(review)


(exhibition catalogue)



(publication)
1994The Philadelphia Inquirer Sozanski, Edward, J., (May 20, 1994)(review)
1992Philadelphia Welcommat Mangravite, Andrew, (Dec. 2, 1992)(review)
1991State of the Arts New Jersey New Jersey Network (Nov. 14, 16, 28 / Dec. 1,1991)(video profile)
1990The Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Philadelphia Artists(catalogue)
The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine Heller, Karen, (April 20, 1990)(interview)
1989Parkersburg Art Center American Realism Parkersburg, WV, (1989)(catalogue)
1988Gross McCleaf Gallery Gallery Artists(catalogue)
Courier Post Baxter, Robert (June 12, 1988) Camden, NJ (review)

SELECTED TEACHING

1996-2005Philadelphia UniversitySchool of Architecture and Design
Adjunct Professor
(Design/Drawing)
Philadelphia, PA
1994-1997University of the ArtsFoundation
Adjunct Assistant Professor/Instructor
(Foundation Drawing/Figure Drawing)
Philadelphia, PA
1988-1995Temple UniversityDepartment of Architecture
Adjunct Associate Professor
(Design/Drawing)
Philadelphia, PA
1993Community College of PhiladelphiaFine Arts Department
Adjunct Professor (2D Design)
Philadelphia, PA

LECTURER / APPOINTMENTS

2018 -2012Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (School)
Acting Vice President - PAFA Alumni Association Council
Advisory Committee - 2nd term
Philadelphia, PA
1990The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Guest Lecture / Gallery Talk:
“Artists Look at Art” (April 1990)
“Highway of Combes-La-Ville” 1873, by Giovanni Boldini
Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Arco (Atlantic Richfield Company)Newtown Square, PA
Bascom Palmer InstituteMiami, FL
Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauleyPhiladelphia, PA
Blue Cross of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA
Bristol-Myers Squibb CorporationPlainsboro, NJ
Bryn Mawr CollegeBryn Mawr, PA
CCA Chicago Plaza ClubChicago, IL
Coopers and LybrandPhiladelphia, PA
Corestates FinancialPhiladelphia, PA
E.I. DuPont de Nemours Co.Wilmington, DE
Graphics Packaging Corps.Wayne, PA
Robert Half AssociatesPhiladelphia, PA
Jefferson ClubLouisville, KY
Johnson & JohnsonNew Brunswick, NJ
Marsh Mclennan Inc.Philadelphia, PA
McGraw Hill Publishing CompanyNew York, NY
Price WaterhousePhiladelphia, PA
State Department Art Bank CollectionWashington, D.C.
Sterling Winthrop IncCollegeville, PA
Subaru Corp. of AmericaCherry Hill, NJ
The State Museum of PennsylvaniaHarrisburg, PA
Towers PerrinPhiladelphia, PA
Walden ClubChattanooga, TN
West Allis Memorial HospitalMilwaukee, WI
Wilmington TrustWilmington, DE
Woodmere Art MuseumPhiladelphia, PA

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

List Available on Request

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