ELISABETH CONDON
Born Los Angeles, California
Lives and works New York, NY and Tampa, FL

EDUCATION
1989, MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1986, BFA, Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design


SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2019

Emerson Dorsch, Miami, FL 
527 Madison/Mitsui Fudosan America, New York, NY
2018
Miami International Airport Galleries, FL
2017
Audience Choice, Saunders Foundation Gallery, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL (duo)
Herbert H. and Barbara C. Dow Center for Visual Arts, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI
AIRIE Nest, Everglades, FL
Emerson Dorsch, Miami, FL
2016
Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY 

2012
Art & Cultural Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL
Maison de la Culture Maisonneuve, Montreal (duo)
Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL (2010, 2008, 2006)
2011 
Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
2004
2001
1999
1998 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020

Power of Ten, Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild 

Wraparound 17, curated by Renée Riccardo for ARENA at Suite 806, New York, NY
Incise, Echo & Repeat, Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente, New York, NY
2018
Paradise Summit, Emerson-Dorsch, Miami, FL
Picnic, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Brooklyn Combine, Norte Maar at the Muse, Brooklyn, NY
Natural Proclivities, Shirley Fiterman Art Center at BMCC, New York, NY
Cultivate Your Own Garden, Painting Center, New York, NY
Spectrum III, Art Center Sarasota, FL
Local/Global, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY
Women of the Research Studio, Art & History Museums Maitland, FL
2017
Sunrise, Sunset, Emerson Dorsch, Miami, FL
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
Marking Time, Mark Borghi Fine Art, New York, NY
Flora Fantastica!, Glyndor Gallery at Wave Hill, Riverdale, NY
Gardens on Orchard, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
Skyways, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
Women Painting at MDC, Miami Dade College Kendall, FL
Tremolo, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY
Open Garden, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY
Aesthetics & Values, Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
2016
2015
1000 Degrees in the Shade: A Survey of South Florida Art, Design Sublime, Miami, FL
2014

To Be A Lady: Forty-five Women in the Arts, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

2012
5th Beijing Biennial, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, Nomination
Fresher Paint, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, New York
2011
Sense of Place, Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
Haywire, STOREFRONT, Brooklyn, NY
Find and Combine, Abrazo Interno Gallery at CSV Centre, NY, NY
Painting with Pictures, Part II, Artjail, NY, NY
Signs on the Road, Curatorial Research Lab/Winkleman Gallery, NY, NY
Reinventing the Landscape, A Fresh Look at Traditional and Contemporary Painting, Miami International Airport, Miami, FL
New Year, New Work, New Faces, STOREFRONT, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Citational Graphologies, or a Show of Hands, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Ab Hinc, Camp Pocket Utopia, Rouse's Point, NY
Get it Fresh! 6th Street Container, Miami, FL
New/Now, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Paper Trails, Pearce Gallery, Whitecliffe College of Art and Design, Auckland, NZ
Flower (Re)Power, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT
Florida Contemporary, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL
Ocketopia, Lesley Heller Work Space, New York, NY
L'Arabesque, Bleu Acier, Inc., Tampa, FL
2009
Into the Wild, Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art
New/Now, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
With You I Want to Live, From the Collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, Fort Lauderdale Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Shapeshifted, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
2008
Shapeshifter, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
Under the Influence, Girls Club Foundation, Fort Lauderdale, FL
ContemporAryism, Songzhuang Museum, Beijing, China
Landscapes of the Mind, Permanent Collection, US Embassy, Beijing, China
Into the Woods, Arsenal Gallery at Central Park, New York, NY
Aesthetics and Values 2008, The Gallery at Green Library, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Drawing Beyond the Plane, Tampa Museum of Art
Beyond Picturopolis, Art Center/South Florida, Miami
2007
Picturopolis, DACRA, Miami, FL
2006
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
Fantastic Routes, Roger Smith Hotel Lab Gallery, New York, NY 
Distance, Shenghua Art Center, Nanjing, China
Garden Paradise, Central Park Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY
Transparent/Opaque, Hunter College, New York, NY
2005
Being There, BIAC Art Space, Beijing, China
Drawing, Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
What is Drawing? Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan
Florida Focus, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL
2004
Elisabeth Condon and Todd Schroeder, superior (an art space), Cleveland, OH
Visual Mnemonics, Edge Zones, Miami, FL
2003
Retrospectives, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
Drawings SF/NY/LA, San Luis Obispo Center for the Arts, San Luis Obispo, CA
2001
The Figure: Another Side of Modernism, Newhouse Center for the Arts, Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NY
1993
Cadavre Exquis, Drawing Center, New York, NY
Between 1999 and 2003 organized, alone and with Adleheid Mers, interactive installation projects in New York, Chicago, London, Tennessee and Florida.

​GRANTS, AWARDS, HONORS
2018 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant Program, New York, NY
2015 Mercedes Matter Award, New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition, New York, NY
2015 New York 2015 PULSE Prize, Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY
2015 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant, New York, NY
2014 Confucius Institute Understanding China Fellowship, Hanban, Beijing, China
2014 Provost Summer Research Grant, University of South Florida  (2012, '09, '07, '06, '05)
2012 Creative Scholar Grant, University Research Council, University of South Florida  (2009)
2011 College of The Arts Research Grant, University of South Florida (also 2010, '08)
2007 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY
2008 Individual Artist Fellowship, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
2007 Individual Artist Grant, Hillsborough County, FL
2006 Artist Enhancement Grant, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
2005 New Researcher Grant, University Research Council, University of South Florida, Tampa

RESIDENCIES AND FELLOWSHIPS 
2020 Tlacopac International Artist Residency, Mexico City, MX (forthcoming)

2019 MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH 

2017 Winter Workspace Program, Wave Hill, Riverdale, NY.

2015 Norte Maar, Jay, NY
2014 Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China
2014 Morris Graves Foundation, Loleta, CA
2013 Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
2013 Wupatki National Monument, AZ
2010 Loft Nota Bene, Cadaques, Spain
2010 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY (also 2007)
2010 Fountainhead, Miami, FL
2005 Red Gate, Beijing, China
2005 Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan (also 2004)

1997 Shave International Artist Workshop, Somerset, UK, 1997

 
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY (PRINT / ELECTRONIC)
Artist's Writings

2019 Stopa, Jason. Domestic Aesthetics, Emerson Dorsch Gallery

2018 Einspruch, Franklin, Near and Distant Views, Galleries at MIA, Miami, FL


Books and Catalogs 
2018 
Viera, Cibele, ed. Making History Bushwick. Publisher: Arts in Bushwick, New York, NY
2015 

Interviews
2019

2014

Morrisroe, Julia. Visual Elements of the Pour. 13 Ways of Looking at Painting. May 17, 2014

2013

2018

Gusev, Mike. Down to Earth-on a new level (review), The Blue Review.net, July 25th

2017

2016

2014

Sacchi, Annachiara. Bienvenuti a Shanghai, atelier globale. Corriere della Sera. Posted and Published November 9, 2014 (see PRESS)
2008

Voeller, Megan. Color Their World. Creative Loafing. July 25, 2007

Lombardi, D. Dominick. Doing Miami, Again, InternationalArtFairs, D’Art Magazines. Spring 2007

2006

Hoffman, Rachel, Review, M - The New York Art World, December 2006
Weinberg, Michelle. Critics Picks, Miami Sun Post (Art Basel Issue), December 7, 2006, p. 57
Editorial, On Collecting: 10 Works We Like for Under $2,500. Posted November 8, 2006
Voeller, Megan. Treat Yourself, Creative Loafing, October 10, 2006
Chase, Amy. The Gallery: Elisabeth Condon, apartmenttherapy.com, February 16, 2006
Bennett, Lennie. East-West connectors: An exhibit at USF's Contemporary Art Museum explores the Artistic Bridges Between Two Cultures' Painting Traditions. St. Petersburg Times, January 22

2001

Harrison, Helen A., Inner Child, New York Times, Sunday, October 14th, 2001
Gray, Channing, Lenore Gray goes from Abstract to Figurative, Providence Journal LIVE Section, May 17th, 2001

2000


CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2017 Strange Flowers: Jimmy Wright, Chrysanne Stathacos, Judith Linhares, Jessica Weiss, Nancy Friedemann, Brece Honeycutt, Rebecca Saylor Sack, Amy Lincoln, Elisabeth Condon, Cecile Chong. Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

2013 Pour: co-curated with Carol Prusa: Kris Chatterson, Ingrid Calame, Roland Flexner, Angelina Gualdoni, Carrie Moyer, Carolanna Parlato, David Reed, Jackie Saccoccio, Carrie Yamaoka. Catalog with essays by Stephen Maine and Tyler Emerson-Dorsch. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, traveled to Asya Geisberg Gallery and Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY 

2006 Dragon Veins: co-curated with Mernet Larsen: Frances Barth, David Brody, Iona Rozeal Brown, Emily Cheng, Elisabeth Condon, Chie Fueki, Yun-Fei Ji, Suzanne Kuhn, Mernet Larsen, Sang Nam Lee, Takashi Murakami, Zhang Hongtu. Catalog with essay by Lilly Wei. University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL


VISITING ARTIST / PANEL DISCUSSIONS

2019 

USF-CAM Director's Circle, Tampa International Airport

Interlochen Arts Academy, Visiting Artist Lecture and Workshop
Ringling School of Art & Design, Lecture 
Tampa Museum of Art, A Conversation with Joanna Robotham, Tampa Collects, Tampa, FL, 
AIRIE @ PAMM, Panel Discussion: Getting the Water Right
​U of Central Florida, Orlando, Lecture and Critiques, Mixed Media (Wanda Raimond-Ortiz)
2016
State University of New York School of Architecture and Planning, Recovering China's Landscapes: A Symposium, Buffalo, NY
Brooklyn College, GSA MFA Program Lunch Lecture Series
Boca Raton Museum Panel Discussion: All Florida Invitational, FL
Confucius Institute Lecture, Five Chinese Artists, University of South Florida, Tampa

2015

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL, Marks Made Panel Discussion
Interlochen Center for the Arts NY, Studio Visit
University of Miami Art + Art History, Lecture

2014

Expatriate Professional Women's Society Shanghai at K11 Museum, Lecture
M on the Bund, Panel Discussion Participant
Department of Architecture and Art, Florida International University, Lecture and Critiques

2013

Confucius Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Lecture
Trestle Gallery/Brooklyn Art Space, Lecture
Pace University, Lecture
Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia State University, Visiting Artist

2012

College of Arts & Sciences, Dept. of Art, U of South Carolina, Columbia, Visiting Artist
Memphis College of Art, Visiting Artist, 2012
Marston Lectureship Visiting Artist, University of Florida, Gainesville
Art & Art History Visiting Lecture Series, Florida Atlantic U, Boca Raton, FL

2011

Mesaros Visiting Artist, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
Fall 2011 Gibbons Lecture Series, USF School of Architecture & Community Design, Tampa, FL
Edison State College, Lee Campus, Lecture
California College of the Arts, New York. Studio Visit
MFA Special Topics, Department of Art & Design, Montclair State University

2009

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Visiting Artist
MFA Special Topics, Dept. of Art & Design, Montclair State University
Boston University, Visiting Artist
Tampa Museum of Art, Art at Lunch

2007

Maryland Institute College of the Arts, Visiting Artist
Cooper Union School of Art Summer Residency, Visiting Artist, New York, NY

2006

Mount Royal College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2005

Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
Feng Chua University, Taichung, Taiwan
National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Taichung, Taiwan
University of Texas at San Marcos, TX, Print Edition and Visiting Artist
New School University, 2005 Art New York Program, New York, NY
Art Forum, Dept. of Art & Design, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

2004

Panelist,“Retrofitting: Traditional East Asian Art in Contemporary Painting Practice,”

College Art Association Annual Conference, Seattle

Teaching Inst. of Contemporary Art, School of the Art Inst. of Chicago, IL

2003

East Campus Gallery, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
Advanced Painting, Lecture and Critiques, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY
Advanced Painting, Lecture and Critiques, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL


TEACHING

2017-2019

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Marymount Manhattan College. New York, NY

2018

MFA Mentor, Fall Term, Lesley University College of Art and Design. Boston, MA

2008-2014

Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing, University of South Florida. Tampa

2003-2008

Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing, University of South Florida. Tampa

2002, 2003

Visiting Artist, Ringling School of Art and Design, Fine Arts. Sarasota, FL

2000

Visiting Artist, University of Tennessee. Knoxville

1998-2003

Lecturer, Visual Arts Department, New School University. New York, NY

1997-1998

Lecturer, Bennington College. Bennington, VT


JUROR

2019 Montello Foundation, New York, NY

2018 Reclaiming My Pride, Metrosource, New York, NY

2014 Constance Saltonstall Juried Residency, Ithaca, NY


PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
2019 Metropolitan Transit Authority, Astoria Line (N, W), Ditmars Station, Queens, NY
2017 ASF3 International Arrival Atrium, Tampa International Airport, Tampa, FL

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Perez Museum, Miami, FL
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
U.S. Department of State Art in Embassies Program, Beijing, China
Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection/Girls Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Martha and Jim Sweeny Collection of Contemporary Prints by American Women,
Museum of Fine Arts, Saint Petersburg, FL
JP Morgan Chase Collection, New York, NY
Conoco Phillips, Houston, TX

M-Restaurant Group Glamour Bar, Shanghai, China

Roger Evans Collection, London, UK