Born in a rustbelt steel town and raised in rural Appalachia, Evans’ work addresses the now permanent marriage of the mechanical and the organic, systemization and lived experience. She holds degrees in theology, economic sociology, and visual art.

EXHIBITIONS

2019        

  • Time Machine, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua NY (interactive public art installation)

  • Composed to Decompose, Unison Sculpture Garden, New Paltz NY, curated by Linda Weintraub

  • Emerging Artists Exhibition, Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua NY

  • Message in a Bo(a)ttle, Edward Hopper House Museum, Nyack NY

  • The Compact, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer MN (solo public art installation)

  • Second Nature, DeChiara Projects, Kingston NY

2018

  • Watch It Burn, Trestle Art Gallery, Brooklyn NY

  • the SITE, Chashama Sculpture Field, ChaNorth Residency, Pine Plains, NY

  • On Site, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn NY.

  • In the Air, Kleinert James Center for the Arts, Woodstock NY.

2017

  • Land and Time, Momenta Art at Atlas Studios, Newburgh NY.

  • Truth, BRIC, Brooklyn NY.

  • Transpire, State University of New York, Purchase NY (solo public art installation).

  • Animation and the Book Arts, Center for Book Arts, New York NY.

  • Artefactual, Equity Gallery, New York NY.

  • Artefactual, Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery, Purchase College, Purchase, NY.

2016

  • Stolen/Missing/Disappeared, Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery, Purchase College, Purchase, NY.

  • Motion Pictures, Jacob Burns Art and Film Series, Pleasantville NY.

  • Animation+Print, White Box Gallery, University of Oregon, Portland OR.

  • New Prints 2016/Winter, International Print Center New York, New York NY.

2015

  • Medium Rare, Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery, Purchase College, Purchase, NY.

  • Printfest, International Print Center New York, New York NY.

  • Force of Nature, Karl Drerup Art Gallery, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH.

  • What if..., El Zaguan, Santa Fe NM.

  • The Contemporary Print, PrintAustin, Austin TX.

  • Wheelhouse Gallery, Santa Fe NM.

2014

  • Ryder Studio Exhibit, Argos Gallery, Santa Fe NM.

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2019        

  • Bronx Museum AIM Fellowship, Bronx NY

  • Chautauqua Visual Arts Residency, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua NY

  • Open Studio Fellowship, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer MN

2018        

  • Residency 108, Germantown NY

  • ChaNorth Summer Residency, Pine Plains NY

  • Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn NY

  • 2017        

  • Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock NY

  • President’s Award for Public Art on Campus, SUNY PurchasePresident’s Award for Student Public Art on Campus, SUNY Purchase

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019        

  • Gupta, Vishakha. “Artist Eliza Evans Creates Experiential Art to Provoke Climate Change Discussion.” The Chautauquan Daily, 10 August 2019: Print

  • Gupta, Vishakha. “Hot in the Future: A Climate Change Experience.” The Chautauquan Daily,10 August 2019: video. http://chqdaily.com/2019/08/artist-eliza-evans-creates-experiential-art-to-provoke-climate-change-discussion/

2016

  • The Hand, Issue no. 13

  • The Hand, Issue no. 12

  • Hinchas de Poesia, April, no. 18

2015

  • The Hand, issue no. 10

  • New Editions, Art in Print, July-August, vol. 5, no. 2

EDUCATION

2017 SUNY Purchase, Purchase NY, MFA