Liz McCarthy received her MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Studio Art, and her BFA from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in Photography. She was nominated a “Chicago Break Out Artist” in 2017 by NewCity Magazine , and her mix of performance, sculpture, and installation have been exhibited at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago; Ghebaly Gallery in Los Angeles; ExGirlfriend in Berlin Gemany; and numerous Chicago galleries. She has participated as Artist-in-Residence at Atlantic Center for the Arts, ACRE, High Concept Laboratories, Banff Centre, Ox-Bow, and Lighthouse Works. As an arts organizer and teaching artist, Liz has worked with ACRE Residency in many roles; Was Co-Founder of Roxaboxen Exhibitions; Acts now as Founding director of the GnarWare Workshop ceramics school; And is Faculty in Ceramics at the School of the Art Institute Chicago.
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