Biography

SELECTED EDUCATION

1985 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
1980-84 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Philadelphia, PA
1978-79 Corcoran School of Art Washington, DC

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 The Hill at Whitemarsh

UK Gouache & Watercolor Paintings

Lafayette Hill, PA
2014 Rosenfeld Gallery

Terrain – recent paintings

Philadelphia, PA
2009 Lawrence Gallery, Rosemont College

A Retrospective, Paintings & Drawings 1982-2009

Rosemont, PA
2005 Seraphin Gallery

A Perfect Luminosity

Philadelphia, PA
2005 The American College

Landscapes

Bryn Mawr, PA
2000 F.A.N. Gallery

English Landscapes: Recent Paintings

Philadelphia, PA
1999 F.A.N. Gallery

Recent Paintings

Philadelphia, PA
1998 F.A.N. Gallery

New Work

Philadelphia, PA
1996 F.A.N. Gallery

Figures & Landscapes Paintings

Philadelphia, PA
1994 F.A.N. Gallery

Figures & Landscapes Paintings

Philadelphia, PA
1992 Gross McCleaf Gallery

New Work

Philadelphia, PA
1990 Gross McCleaf Gallery

Recent Work

Philadelphia, PA
1988 Penn State University

Parks & Other Public Spaces

Middletown, PA
1986 Oak Bar (courtesy of Marian Locks Gallery)

Recent Works

Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral

Refugee Benefit Art Show (Exhibition to benefit UNHCR Lifeline Program for Syrian Refugee families in Jordan) / curated by Jim Victor

Philadelphia, PA
2018 Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

Tradition and Innovation: Recent Work by Alumni and Faculty of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Loretto, PA
  Morpeth Contemporary

Gallery Artists Holiday Exhibition

Hopewell, NJ
2015 Projects Gallery

Square Foot Art Basel Miami Redux

Miami, FL
  Da Vinci Art Alliance

3 (An Exhibition by 3 PAFA Alum)

Philadelphia, PA
2014 Woodmere Art Museum

The Woodmere Annual

Philadelphia, PA
2013 Rosenfeld Gallery

Annual Small Works Show

Philadelphia, PA
  PAFA Alumni Gallery

Twelve X Twelve

Philadelphia, PA
  South Street Gallery

10 X 10 (Benefit for the North Fork Environmental Council)

Greenport, NY
  Asheville Art Museum

The Philadelphia Story: Contemporary Figurative Art Drawn from the Academy / curated by Nancy Sokolove

Asheville, NC
2012 PAFA Alumni Gallery

Small Works

Philadelphia, PA
2011 PAFA Alumni Gallery

Environmental Perspectives, A Landscape Show

Philadelphia, PA
  New York City Fire Museum

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Centennial Exhibition

New York, NY
2008 Gallery Henoch

Gallery Artists

New York, NY
2007 The Marshall LeKae Fine Art Gallery

Gallery Artists Exhibition

Scottsdale, AZ
2007 Gallery Henoch

USArtists Art Fair

Philadelphia, PA
2006 Gallery Henoch

Gallery Artists Exhibition

New York, NY
  Gallery Henoch

USArtists Art Fair

Philadelphia, PA
2005 Gallery Henoch

Gallery Artists Exhibition

New York, NY
  Gallery Henoch

USArtistsArt Fair

Philadelphia, PA
  Gallery Henoch

Art Chicago in the Park Art Fair

Chicago, IL
  Gallery Henoch

San Francisco Int’l Art Fair

San Francisco, CA
  Seraphin Gallery

Gallery Artists Exhibition

Philadelphia, PA
  The American College

Landscapes (two person show)

Bryn Mawr, PA
  Arnot Art Museum

Regional Exhibition

Elmira, NY
2004 Gallery Henoch

USArtists Art Fair

Philadelphia, PA
  M. A. Doran Gallery

Contemporary Realism

Tulsa, OK
  Gallery Henoch

New Painters / New Sculptors

New York, NY
  Gallery Henoch

Gallery Artists Exhibition

New York, NY
2003 Gallery Henoch

Art of the 20th Century

New York, NY
  Gallery Henoch

Gallery Artists Exhibition

New York, NY
  Wayne Art Center

Juried Members Exhibition

Wayne, 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 Philadelphia

Works on Paper – PAFA

Philadelphia, PA
  The More Gallery

Drawn To You Contemporary Works On Paper

Philadelphia, PA
2002 The More Gallery

Small Treasures

Philadelphia, PA
  George Billis Gallery

LandEscapes

New York, NY
  Philadelphia Museum of Art

Summer Landscape Exhibition
Restaurant (two person show)

Philadelphia, PA
  Whitney Gallery

Small Works

Laguna Beach, CA
2001 Schuylkill Center

Landscape, Light, Juxtapositions

Philadelphia, PA
2000 State Museum of Pennsylvania

Art of the State

Harrisburg, PA
1999 F.A.N. Gallery

Boston Center for the Arts
Art Fair

Boston, MA
  F.A.N. Gallery

USArtists Art Fair

Philadelphia, PA
1998 Mullingan-Shanoski Gallery

Pertaining to the Philadelphia V

San Francisco, CA
  Mullingan-Shanoski Gallery

The Landscape

San Francisco, CA
1997 F.A.N. Gallery

USArtists Art Fair

Philadelphia, PA
  Mullingan-Shanoski Gallery

Pertaining to the Philadelphia V

San Francisco, CA
1996 National Academy of Design

171st Exhibition

New York , NY
  Rosemont College

Women: Object & Subject

Rosemont, PA
1995 First Street Gallery

First Street Selects

New York, NY
1994 F.A.N. Gallery

USArtists Art Fair

Philadelphia, PA
  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Morris Gallery
Award Winners/Fellowship Exhibition

Philadelphia, PA
  The American College

A Diversity of Views: Artists Look at the Delaware Watershed

Bryn Mawr, PA
1993 Bennett Galleries

Realism

Knoxville, TN
  Butler Institute of American Art

Midyear Exhibition

Youngstown, OH
  Alexandria Museum of Art

September Competition

Alexandria, LA
  F.A.N. Gallery

Figurative Group Show

Philadelphia, PA
  Philadelphia Art Alliance

Estelle Gross Memorial

Philadelphia, PA
1992 Bennett Galleries 1992

The Landscape

Knoxville, TN
  Allentown Art Museum

Juried Exhibition

Allentown, PA
1991 Rutgers University – Steadman Gallery

Southern New Jersey Artist VIII

Camden, NJ
1990 Philadelphia Museum of Art

Contemporary Philadelphia ArtistsContemporary Philadelphia Artists

Philadelphia, PA
  Woodmere Art Museum

Sport in Art

Philadelphia, PA
  Gross McCleaf Gallery

Six Artists: A Special Group

Philadelphia, PA
1989 Gallery East

Small Works

East Hampton, NY
  Trenton City Museum

Ellarslie Open VIII

Trenton, NJ
1988 Rutgers University – Stedman Art Gallery

City of Camden Art Exhibition

Camden, NJ
1986 Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

Nature Morte: The Museum Considers the Still Life

Loretto, PA
  Barbara Gillman Gallery

Florida: Landscapes- Cityscapes- Seascapes

Miami, FL
  Noyes Museum

Fellowship Exhibition

Oceanville, NJ
  Community Arts Center

Contemporary Artists of Philadelphia

Wallingford, PA
1985 Marian Locks Gallery

The Persistence of Vision

Philadelphia, PA

AWARDS / HONORS

2013 Sandra Karlin Award

Fellowship Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsWilliam Valerio, juror, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA
2004 National Penn Bank Award

Wayne Art Center

Wayne, PA
1998 First Prize

American College

Bryn Mawr, PA
1996 Catherine Gibbons Granger Award for Painting

Fellowship Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts – Woodmere Art Museum

Philadelphia, PA
  Marquis ”Who’s Who in American Art”

20th Edition

Philadelphia, PA
1988 First Prize

Rutgers University, Stedman Art Gallery

Camden, NJ

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2018 Pennsylvania Convention Center

Permanent Collection Acquisition profile  (video via link)

Philadelphia, PA
2014 Film by John Thornton“

Thornton, 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)
2013 Rosenfeld Gallery / Film by John Thornton

Small Works Exhibition” (December 2013)

(video profile/interview)
  Citizen Times / Blog

Motsinger, Carol, “”Best of PA Comes To AVL Art Museum”” (January 22 –2013)

(review/reproduction)
  CBS Sunday Morning

Mary Lou Teel / Michelle Miller (March 20, 2011) Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

(reproduction)
2012 The Art Room / Artist Interviews and Discussions

Day, Taryn, “An Interview with Elizabeth Wilson” (September 2012)

(interview)
2011 Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine

Miller, Nancy Bea, “Art Books for a Desert Island” (March – April 2011)

(quote)
2009 The Philadelphia Inquirer

Donohoe, Victoria (October 23, 2009)

(review)
  Film by John Thornton

“The Boomerang’s Return: Liz Wilson at Rosemont College” (October 2009)

(interview/profile)
  Thornton Twins Podcasts“

Thornton, 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)
2007 Philadelphia Home Magazine

Tiger, Caroline (Fall 2007)

(interview/profile/studio-house design)
  houzz magazine

Agoos Lovera Architects / Havertown Residence (Agoos/Wilson) (Fall 2007)

(profile/studio-house design)
2004 ARTnews Magazine

Enriquez, Schneider Mary, (May 2004)

(review)
2003 Philadelphia Weekly

Fallon, Roberta,(February 12, 2003)

(review)
  Philadelphia Weekly

Fallon, Roberta,(January 8, 2003)

(review)
2002 New York Resident

Bonisteel, Sara, (August 19, 2002)

(review)
  The New York Sun

Calandar, (August 7, 2002)

(reproduction)
  The News of Delaware County

Cofta, Mark, (July 17, 2002)

(interview)
2001 Philadelphia Weekly

Fallon, Roberta,(January 10, 2001)

(review)
1999 The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sozanski, Edward, J., (Oct. 22, 1999)

(review)
  Philadelphia Daily News

Fabri, Anne, R., (October 1,1999)

(review)
1997 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum

Museum (1997) The Unbroken Line-Centennial Exhibition

(catalogue)
1996 Seven Arts Magazine

Scott, Bill (Scott Noel profile)

(portrait/mention)
  Philadelphia Forum

Mangravite, Andrew (November 28, 1996)

(review)
  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Donohoe, Victoria, (April28, 1996)

(review)
  Stephen F. Austin State University

SFA Gallery, (1996) Texas National (1996) Nacogdoches, TX

(exhibition catalogue)
  Marquis’s “Who’s Who in American Art”

20th Edition

(publication)
1994 The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sozanski, Edward, J., (May 20, 1994)

(review)
1992 Philadelphia Welcommat

Mangravite, Andrew, (Dec. 2, 1992)

(review)
1991 State of the Arts New Jersey

New Jersey Network (Nov. 14, 16, 28 / Dec. 1,1991)

(video profile)
1990 The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Contemporary Philadelphia Artists

(catalogue)
  The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine

Heller, Karen, (April 20, 1990)

(interview)
1989 Parkersburg Art Center

American Realism Parkersburg, WV, (1989)

(catalogue)
1988 Gross McCleaf Gallery 1988

Gallery Artists

(catalogue)
  Courier Post

Baxter, Robert (June 12, 1988) Camden, NJ

(review)

SELECTED TEACHING

2018 JSS in Civita

“Painting in a Birthplace of Visual Language” at the JSS in Civita (Jerusalem Studio School / Summer Art School)  July 2-16, 2018

Civita Castellana, Italy
2015 Art Students League of New York

Workshop:  Gouache Landscape in the Studio

New York, NY
1996-2005 Philadelphia University

School of Architecture and Design
Adjunct Professor
(Design/Drawing)

Philadelphia, PA
1994-1997 University of the Arts

Foundation
Adjunct Assistant Professor/Instructor
(Foundation Drawing/Figure Drawing)

Philadelphia, PA
1988-1995 Temple University

Department of Architecture
Adjunct Associate Professor
(Design/Drawing)

Philadelphia, PA
1993 Community College of Philadelphia

Fine Arts Department
Adjunct Professor (2D Design)

Philadelphia, PA

RESIDENCIES

2018 JSS in Civita Civita Castellana, Italy

LECTURER / APPOINTMENTS

2018 -2012 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (School)

Acting Vice President – PAFA Alumni Association Council
Advisory Committee – 2nd term

Philadelphia, PA
1990 The 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 Institute Miami, FL
  Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley Philadelphia, PA
  Blue Cross of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
  Bristol-Myers Squibb Corporation Plainsboro, NJ
  Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr, PA
  CCA Chicago Plaza Club Chicago, IL
  Coopers and Lybrand Philadelphia, PA
  Corestates Financial Philadelphia, PA
  E.I. DuPont de Nemours Co. Wilmington, DE
  Graphics Packaging Corps. Wayne, PA
  Robert Half Associates Philadelphia, PA
  Jefferson Club Louisville, KY
  Johnson & Johnson New Brunswick, NJ
  Marsh Mclennan Inc. Philadelphia, PA
  McGraw Hill Publishing Company New York, NY
  Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia, PA
  Price Waterhouse Philadelphia, PA
  State Department Art Bank Collection Washington, D.C.
  Sterling Winthrop Inc Collegeville, PA
  Subaru Corp. of America Cherry Hill, NJ
  The State Museum of Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA
  Towers Perrin Philadelphia, PA
  Walden Club Chattanooga, TN
  West Allis Memorial Hospital Milwaukee, WI
  Wilmington Trust Wilmington, DE
  Woodmere Art Museum Philadelphia, PA

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

  List Available on Request  
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