Elsie Kagan

E L S I E   K A G A N
 
elsiekagan@yahoo.com :: www.elsiekagan.net
 
Born: Berkeley, CA. Lives and Works: Brooklyn, NY
 
SELECTED SOLO AND 2-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
 
2016            Everything is green, solo exhibition. Chase Family Gallery, Mandell 
                   Center, Hartford, CT
2013            Nethermead, solo exhibition. Rivington Design House Gallery, LES,
                   New York, NY
2012            Elsie Kagan and Lori Ellison, curated by Sarah Schmerler. Soap Box
                   Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2016            Assembly Desired, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2016            New Leaf, curated by Elsie Kagan, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn
                   NY
2015            Ortega 100, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn NY
2015            In our cave we see shadows, curated by Fannie Allie and Ketta
                   Ioannidou, Project 722, Brooklyn, NY
2015            Feel the Power, with ArtFCity, Lightbox Gallery, New York, NY
2015            At the old Gem, Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn NY
2014            Surface, LAH Gallery, Boston, MA
2013            The Alumni Show II, curated by John B. Ravenal. Zilkah Gallery at
                   Wesleyan University,  Middletown, CT
2013            Curate NYC, Elisa Contemporary Art, Bronx, NY and Rush Arts, NY
2013            Collectively Assembled, curated by Yulia Tikhonova.
                   Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY
2012            Elsie Kagan and Danielle Mysliwiec, 56 Bogart, Brooklyn, NY
2012            SeaFair, Brenda Taylor Gallery, Greenwich, CT
2011            NurtureArt Benefit, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
2011            tART, Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY
2010            VERGE Miami, Brenda Taylor Gallery, Miami, FL
2009            VERGE Miami, Brenda Taylor Gallery, Miami, FL; RedDot Art Fair,
                   Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
 
EDUCATION, GRANTS, AND RESIDENCIES
 
2015            Promise Award Grant, Sustainable Arts Foundation
2015            Vermont Studio Center
2013            Vermont Studio Center, Fellowship and Residency,
                   funded by the Sustainable Arts Foundation
2005            Masters of Fine Art, in Painting. Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia,
                   PA and Rome, Italy
1999            Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Studio Art, and Phi Betta Kappa.
                   Wesleyan University, Middletown CT

SELECTED PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS
 
2015            Cover art for the Fall contemporary poetry collection published by
                   OTHER PRESS, New York, NY
2014            ‘The Entropic Gesture’, longform essay on my work by David
                   Gibson, curator and arts writer, gibsoncontemporary.blogspot.com
                   Looking at Painting Fall, 2014 magazine and Studio Visit
                   magazine, Fall 2014, Feature and Interview, Wallbreakers.com,
                   June 2014
2013            Ravenal, John B. “The Alumni Show II: Wesleyan University”
                   Exhibition Catalogue and Essay, Wesleyan Center for The Arts, Oct 
                   2013, Schmerler, Sarah. “One Critic’s Virtual Exhibition of Hot
                   Women Artists: Hello, Brooklyn Museum… anyone home?” Full
                   page feature and article, Williamsburg Greenpoint News and Arts,
                   Feb 2013, Grey, Matt. Featured interview, “Elsie
                   KaganXNethermeadXRDH”, Off to See the Elephant.com, Feb 2013
                   Kimball, Whitney. Featured image and article “This Week’s
                   Must-See Art Events”, The L Magazine, Jan 2013
 
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
 
2015-‘16      Juror for the Sustainable Arts Foundation
2011-’16      Founder and organizer of a large Brooklyn-based Parent Artists 
                   Network
2014            Visiting Artist, American University Art Department, Washington, 
                   DC