Biography

Elizabeth Lide has a BFA from the University of Georgia and an MFA from Georgia State University. She is a native of Winston-Salem NC. Lide has been awarded residences at The MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), The Hambidge Center, Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland, and with the UGA Department of Art in Cortona, Italy. She has been honored by the Georgia Commission on Women, Georgia Women in the Visual Arts.

Lide’s solo exhibitions have included MOCA GA, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Sandler Hudson Gallery in Atlanta, The Arts Festival of Atlanta, La Mama in New York City, SECCA in Winston-Salem NC and Window on Gaines in Tallahassee FL. She has had group shows in 75 exhibitions including ATHICA in Athens, GA, The High Museum of Art, Carlos Museum at Emory University, A.I.R. Gallery in New York City, Atlanta College of Art, University of Maryland, Carlsbery Glytotek Museum in Copenhagen, The Chautauqua Exhibition of American Art, Georgia State University, The Upstairs in Tryon NC, Brenau College, The Swan Coach House, and Eyedrum Art Gallery in Atlanta.

Lide’s artists’ books have been collected by the Museum of Modern Art in New York, 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 the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Her drawings are in collections at The High Museum of Art, MOCA GA, and in numerous private collections. Lide has been a graphic and package designer for the industrial designer Raymond Loewy in New York City and design director of Art Papers magazine in Atlanta. She taught art at The Paideia School from 2004 to 2014. Elizabeth Lide is represented by Whitespace Gallery in Atlanta.