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Artist Talk: WAP Elizabeth Lide
Working Artist Project Fellow Elizabeth Lide gives a talk about her exhibition “Putting the House in Order”
About Elizabeth Lide
Elizabeth Lide is the recipient of a 2015/2016 Working Artist Project Fellowship from the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA), selected by Saisha M. Grayson, Assistant Curator Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum.
A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, she has a BFA from the University of Georgia and an MFA from Georgia State University.
She has been awarded residency fellowships at The MacDowell Colony, The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), The Hambidge Center, Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland and with The University of Georgia Department of Art in Cortona, Italy.
Her solo exhibitions have included The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Sandler Hudson Gallery, The Arts Festival of Atlanta, La Mama in New York City, SECCA in Winston-Salem NC, Winthrop University, Atlanta Women’s Art Collective, Atlanta Art Workers Coalition and Window on Gaines in Tallahassee FL.
Her work has been in 75 group exhibitions including The High Museum of Art, The Carlos Museum at Emory University, A.I.R. Gallery in New York City, Austin Peay University, Agnes Scott College, The University of Maryland, Carlsberg Glytotek Museum in Copenhagen, MOCA GA, The Chautauqua Exhibition of American Art in NY, Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University, The Upstairs in Tryon NC, Brenau College in GA, The Swan Coach House and Eyedrum in Atlanta.
Her artists’ books have been collected by The Museum of Modern Art, The University of Damascus, The University of North Carolina, Duke University, Emory University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Iowa, The ACA Library at SCAD, Ruth and Marvin Sackner Collection, North Carolina Writers’ Network, and Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Her drawings are in collections at The High Museum of Art, MOCA GA and in numerous private collections.
She has been a graphic and package designer for the industrial designer Raymond Loewy in New York City and design director of Art Papers magazine. She has taught art at Agnes Scott College, Georgia State University, The Atlanta College of Art and The Paideia School.