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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

Torrance Art Museum. Torrance, CA. MAS Attack.

Palm Springs Art Museum. Palm Springs, CA. Open Desert.

Urban Art & Media Organization. Munich, Germany. Fortress.

SF Camerawork. San Francisco, CA. Zones of Representation: Photographing Contested Landscapes

2015

The Hatchery. Badger, CA. Fortress.

Torrance Art Museum. Torrance, CA. Studio System.

Smack Mellon. Brooklyn, NY. Respond.

2014

The Lab. San Francisco, CA. 24-Hour Telethon.

2013

Unspeakable Projects at the Phoenix Hotel. Artpad San Francisco.

Memphis Social.  Memphis, TN. Curated by Beautiful Fields/Apexart NY

Unspeakable Projects. San Francisco, CA. In the Event of My Death.

2012

dOCUMENTA(13). Kassel, Germany. Itinerant Structures: Traveling Medicine Show.

G11 Galerie.  Berlin, Germany. Itinerant Architectures. Solo Exhibition.

Unspeakable Projects. San Francisco, CA. Occult Land: Glamour Terroir. Solo Exhibition.

Unspeakable Projects at the Phoenix Hotel. ArtPad San Francisco.

2011

Track 16 Gallery. Santa Monica, CA. Occupy Track 16.

Unspeakable Projects. San Francisco, CA. Unspeakable Holiday Art Party.

The Hatchery Art Spaces. Badger, CA. East of Fresno.

Odd Sunday Dinners with Chez Panisse chefs. Berkeley, CA. Elizabeth Dorbad & Ann Schnake.

Wolfe Contemporary at the Phoenix Hotel. San Francisco, CA. ArtPad San Francisco.

California College of the Arts. San Francisco, CA. Stay Away, Come Closer.

Wattis Apartment. San Francisco, CA. (Odds Are) 13:1. Curated by Jessica Brier.

Playspace Gallery. San Francisco, CA. Fem Salon: Domesticity Unhinged.

The Wattis Institute. San Francisco, CA. Hammarby!

Inhabit Gallery. Oakland, CA. Cohabit. Curated by Anne M. Klint.

2010

Mark Wolfe Contemporary. San Francisco, CA. Winter Exhibition. Curated by Ryan Martin.

FishSpace Gallery. San Francisco, CA. BARN.

California College of the Arts. San Francisco, CA. Prepare to Stop.

Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum. Some Assembly Required: Race, Gender and Globalization.

Factory Outlet Gallery. Mokelumne Hill, CA. Wild Thing.

2009

UCSC Sesnon Gallery. Santa Cruz, CA. Some Assembly Required: Race, Gender and Globalization.

2008

Druid Temple Gallery. Guadalupe, CA. Are You Building an Ark? Artist/Curator 

2007

UNAM Museo de Larazaro Cardenas. Jiquilpan, Michoacan, Mexico. Plasticas y Organicas.

2006

Julie Baker Fine Art. Nevada City, CA. Homegrown. 

Druid Temple Gallery. Guadalupe, CA. Moda 3. 

2005

Sierra Mar/Post Ranch Inn. Big Sur, CA. Found Object Art: Sculpture of Discard.

DiRosa Preserve. Napa, CA. All in the Family.  

Gallery Twenty-Four. Berlin, Germany. International Assemblage Artists. 

Any Way Galerie. Berlin, Germany. Elizabeth Dorbad and Pablo Von Lichtenberg.

Gallery Twenty-Four. Berlin, Germany. Sommerwende International Exhibition.

Any Way Galerie. Berlin, Germany. Night of Discovery.

Temple Gallery. Guadalupe, CA. Assemblage, Montage, Collage.

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

 

Unspeakable Projects. New York, NY

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

 

Thuraya Al-Baqsami. Kuwait City, Kuwait

Madonna Ciccione. New York, NY

David Cooper. New York, NY

Brendan Davis. Berlin, Germany

Jack Huneke & Julie Harcos. Miramonte, CA

East Wind-Higashi Kaze. Traditional Japanese Architecture. Nevada City, CA

True Kelly Folk Art Museum. Penland, NC

Robin Williams. Napa, CA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY / PRESS

 

Studio System. Torrance Art Museum Exhibition Catalogue. 2015

Cotter, Holland.  Raging at Racism, From Streets to Galleries. New York Times. January 23, 2015

Cooper, Melissa Rose. Artists Respond to Police Brutality. Voices of NY. January 21, 2015

Thrasher, Steven W.  Respond: Artists Offer Bold, Urgent Take on #blacklivesmatter. The Guardian. January 20, 2015

Turcihin, Olya. Art That Responds To Our Troubled Times. Arte Fuse. January 20, 2015

RESPOND: Exhibit at Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Revolution Newspaper. January 19, 2015

Kuennen, Joel.  Smack Mellon’s Respond and the New Imaginary. ArtSlant January 19, 2015

DUMBO Art Exhibit Inspired by Eric Garner Case. Television News 12 Brooklyn. January 19, 2015

Uphadye, Janet. Eric Garner Exhibit Features Work of 200 Artists. DNAinfo New York. January 9, 2015

Ramirez, Jeanine. Brooklyn’s Smack Melon Gallery Hosts Massive Exhibit on Injustice. Cable News NY1. January 9, 2015

Chaudhary, Amar. Art Fairs SF 2013. Stretcher. July 7, 2013

Koeppel, Frederic. ‘Memphis Social’ arts event one of city’s biggest. The Commercial Appeal. May 9, 2013

Davis, Chris. Social Eyes. Memphis Flyer. May 9, 2013

Bamberger, Alan. SF Art Galleries. Reviews: Unspeakable Projects-1/17/13. ArtBusiness.com

Tedford, M. Postcards from Kassel: Parks, Politics and Empanadas at documenta (13). CCA News August 6, 2012

Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, et al. dOCUMENTA (13): Catalog I,II,III. Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2012

Klint, Anne M. The Hatchery: East of Fresno. Exhibition Catalogue.  September, 2012

Sullivan, Tim and Chris Corrente.  ArtPad 2012 Day 3.  What Is Art? Live! May, 2012

Bamberger, Alan. SF Art Galleries. Reviews: Unspeakable Projects -05/03/12-Part III. ArtBusiness.com

Munro, Donald. Recapping East of Fresno. fresnobeehive.com. September 28, 2011

Dorbad, Elizabeth. Itinerancy, Coyote and the Invention of Myth: A Fabulation in Three Parts. San Francisco: CCA, 2011

Moffett, Charles. Improved Odds. ArtSlant. May 2011

RWM.  Review: Wolfe Contemporary Art. ArtBusiness.com. December 09, 2010

Davis, Brendan. Interview: Elizabeth Dorbad. Art Interview Magazine. Issue 13. Autumn 2009

Davidson, Maureen. Some Assembly Required at Sesnon Gallery. Artweek. May 2009. pp. 25, 22

Davidson, Maureen. Lost and Found: Construction Sites. Metro Santa Cruz. February 4, 2009. p.13

From Landfill to Gallery. Petaluma Post. January 2008

Parcel Journal. Featured artist. June-November 2007

Turner, Cherie Louise. Reviews: National. Homegrown. Julie Baker Fine Art. Art News. March 2007

Dalkey, Victoria. Mining a New Vein. Sacramento Bee. November 17, 2006

Mimosa Extra: Kunst and Kultur in Berlin-Friedrichshain. Summer 2005

Mimosa Extra: Kunst and Kultur in Berlin-Friedrichshain. Spring 2005

Ramsey, David. The Nature of Craft and the Penland Experience. Asheville, NC: Lark Books, 2004. p.68

Baker, Julie. Remade: Elizabeth Dorbad and Libby Hayes. Art Contemporaries. Summer 2004

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

Kala Institute. Berkeley, CA. 2016

The Alchemy. Los Angeles, CA. 2015

Torrance Art Museum. Torrance, CA. 2015

Wilbur Springs. Wilbur Springs, CA. 2012

The Stonehouse Residency. Miramonte, CA. 2011

The Hatchery Art Spaces. Badger, CA. 2011

Crow’s End. San Luis Obispo, CA. 2007-2009

Druid Dunes Studio. Guadalupe, CA. 2006-2007

Artline Berlin. Berlin, Germany. April-June 2005

Dorland Mountain Artist Colony. Temecula, CA. 2001

 

AWARDS

 

ArtSlant Prize. 2016

Center for Cultural Innovation. Creative Capacities Grant. 2012, 2013, 2014

California College of the Arts. Scholarship. 2009-2011

Joan Mitchell Foundation. MFA Grant in Sculpture. Nomination. 2011

Dedalus Foundation. MFA Fellowship Grant in Sculpture. Nomination. 2010

Art Interview. International Artists Competition. Berlin, Germany. First Place Award. 2008

Morro Bay Art Association. Morro Bay, CA. Scholarship Grant. 2008

Gallery Twenty-Four. Berlin, Germany. International Assemblage Artists Exhibition Award. 2003

Penland School. Penland, NC. Fellowship 1996-1997. Scholarship 1992, 1994

Haystack Mountain School. Deer Isle, ME. Scholarship 1993

The University of the Arts. Philadelphia, PA. Borowsky Belkin Award. 1992

 

PROFESSIONAL  AFFILIATIONS

 

University of California, Berkeley. Visiting Critic. 2016

The Alchemy Residency. Visual Arts Program Consultant. 2015-present

Denali Foundation. Board of Directors, Curator. 2014-present

Mel Henderson Archive. Consultant. 2015

Apexart NY. Franchise Exhibition Juror. 2014

California College of the Arts. Mentor. 2012

 

EDUCATION

 

California College of the Arts. San Francisco, CA. MFA

The University of the Arts. Philadelphia, PA. BFA