Visiting Artist Lecture: Elana Herzog


Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 12:00 p.m.
Sharp Building, 37 S. Wabash Ave., room 1005

Elana Herzog (MFA Alfred University; BA Bennington College) lives and works in New York City. Her solo exhibition, SHIFT: The Angel of History, is currently on view at Studio 10 in Bushwick, New York. Her work has been exhibited internationally in Norway, Sweden and Iceland, Canada, Chile and the Netherlands, and she has participated in numerous group shows at institutions such as the Tang Museum in Saratoga Springs, New York, the Weatherspoon Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina, The Kohler Museum in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, David Castillo Gallery in Miami, and at The Brooklyn Museum and The Museum of Arts and Design New York City. Herzog has been awarded residencies at the Josef and Annie Albers Foundation, at Gertrude Contemporary in Melbourne, Australia, at the Farpath Foundation in Dijon, France, and at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program Residency in Dumbo, New York. She received the Anonymous Was A Woman Award in 2009, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award in 2007, the NYFA Individual Artist's Fellowship in 2007 and 1999, the 2004 Lillian Elliot Award, the 2003 Lambent Fund Fellowship and the 1999 Joan Mitchell Award. She was a 2008–2009 Workspace Resident of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and Dieu Donne Paper. She is currently a lecturer at Yale University.

Sponsored by the William Bronson and Grayce Slovet Mitchell Lectureship in Fiber and Material Studies. This lecture is free and open to the public.