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Elise P. Church
updated: 08/22/2013
website: www.elisepchurch.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
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#30
#32
#28
#17
#16
#20
#14
#24
#22
#29
Bridgework #3
Bridgework #4
Bridgework #5
Bridgework #6
Bridgework #7
 
Portfolio Keywords:  collage, gender/sexuality, abstract, domestic, memory, repetition, diagrammatic
 
 
#30 by Elise P. Church
#30
found paper & graphite
2011
10 " x  7 " 
#32 by Elise P. Church
#32
found paper & graphite
2011
9 " x  5.5.5 " 
#28 by Elise P. Church
#28
found paper & graphite
2008
5.25.5 " x  8.25 " 
#17 by Elise P. Church
#17
found paper & graphite
2011
9 " x  8.5 " 
#16 by Elise P. Church
#16
found paper & graphite
2011
7.25 " x  6.75 " 
#20 by Elise P. Church
#20
found paper & graphite
2011
7.5 " x  5 " 
#14 by Elise P. Church
#14
found paper & graphite
2011
6 " x  4.5 " 
#24 by Elise P. Church
#24
found paper & graphite
2011
7.75 " x  6 " 
#22 by Elise P. Church
#22
found paper & graphite
2011
6 " x  7 " 
#29 by Elise P. Church
#29
found paper & graphite
2011
6 " x  5.5 " 
Bridgework #3 by Elise P. Church
Bridgework #3
Vintage Handkerchief, thread
2012
10.5"" x  10.5""  x 10.5"" 
Bridgework #4 by Elise P. Church
Bridgework #4
2012
Vintage Handkerchief, thread
10.5”" x  10.5”" 
Bridgework #5 by Elise P. Church
Bridgework #5
Vintage handkerchief, thread
2012
10.5” " x  10.5” " 
Bridgework #6 by Elise P. Church
Bridgework #6
Vintage handkerchief, thread
2012
10.5”" x  10.5”" 
Bridgework #7 by Elise P. Church
Bridgework #7
Vintage handkerchief, thread
2012
10.5”" x  10.5”" 

Artist Statement
Collected objects form and inform my work. Like souvenirs, they remind me of a time or a place where I have been. The objects are typically used or aged manmade items bought or found. Specific objects, like sewing patterns, shipping tags or debris inspire bodies of work using repetition and factory-like assembly to create sculptures or installations.I am interested in what we save and discard and what eventually becomes memory- how specific collected materials relate to a time in one’s physical and emotional life. Because I moved frequently, home was a transient notion so my intention is to capture a place through the work .

Artist Bio / CV

exhibitions Bermuda Society of the Arts Group Show, Hamilton, Bermuda 2011 & 2012 The Windjammer II Gallery, Beautiful Things Come in Small Packages III, Hamilton, Bermuda 2011 Dumbo Arts Festival Open Studio 1997-2012 Tang Museum Skidmore College Alumni Exhibit, Saratoga Springs, NY 2002/2007Cooper Union Summer Residency Program Exhibition, New York, NY 2006DUMBO General Store & Gallery One Person Show, Brooklyn, NY 2005Red Gallery Savannah College of Art & Design Small Works, Savannah, GA 2004Manhattan Borough President’s Office “Figurative Vision” New York, NY 2004Elmira College “Random Selections” Elmira, NY 2004Bermuda Society of Arts “Melange a Trois” Hamilton, Bermuda 2002The Front Room "21st Suffragettes" Brooklyn, NY 2001Alliance Francaise Lacoste Alumni Exhibit New York, NY 2001Brooklyn Museum of Art DUMBO Studio Tour, Brooklyn, NY 2001The Front Room "Elsewhere:Williamsburg" Brooklyn, NY 2000distinctions The Drawing Center Viewing Program New York, NY 2004-presentPhilip Guston Material Award Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 1986work on consignmentPeirogi 2000 Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY 2004-presentClementine Gallery, New York, NY 1999-2001collectionsMount Sinai Hospital, New York, New YorkTolaram, Inc., Hamilton, BermudaPartner Re, Hamilton, BermudaCafe De Sade, Lacoste, Francecareer-related experienceArtists Assistant, Eugene Brodsky, New York, NY 1998-presentTeachers Assistant, Lacoste School of Arts, Lacoste, France 1995Art Teacher, Boys Harbor Junior Education, New York, NY 1993-1994educationLacoste School of Arts, Lacoste, France 1985, 1994Parsons School of Design, Paris, France 1988-1989Skidmore College, Bachelor of Science, Saratoga Springs, NY 1987