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EDUCATION

The San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
BFA, Painting, 2005

Central St. Martin’s, London, UK
MA, Fine Art, 2012 

TEACHING

Visiting Professor, The Pratt Insitute, Brooklyn, NY, 2018/19 Classes include Literary and Critical Theory I & II, Creative Writing for Art and Design, and Writing for Art and Design Practice. 

Artist Educator in Residence, The Dia:Beacon, Beacon, NY, 2019

Director, Curriculum Designer and Educator at The Golden Dome School, Los Angeles, CA, 2013 - present

PUBLICATIONS

The Anatomy of the Aura, St Martin’s Press, 2020

Panpsychic Poetry, Diamond Body Press, 2020

Enter Goddess: Penny Slinger, Golden Dome Press, 2018

Mail Order Mystery School, Golden Dome Press, 2016

Articles have appeared in BOMB, Contemporary Art Review LA, Perfect Wave, and Arthur Magazine

EXHIBITIONS

Eliza has exhibited work at UC Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA), Modern Art Oxford (Oxford, UK), The Living Theater (New York, NY), The Art/Life Institute (Kingston, NY), Krowswork Gallery (Oakland, CA), The Women’s Center for Creative Work (Los Angeles, CA), Coaxial (Los Angeles, CA), Brooklyn Academy of Music (New York, NY), Angels Gate Cultural Center (Los Angeles, CA), MaRS Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), Pieter Performance Space (Los Angeles, CA), V22 (London, UK), Guest Projects (London, UK), St. Cecilia Convent (Brooklyn, NY) + more 

AWARDS

  • Artist in Residence, The Future, Minneapolis, MN, 2019
  • Grant Recipient, Los Angeles DAC, 2019
  • Educator in Residence, Dia: Beacon, Beacon, NY, 2019
  • Grant Recipient, Foundation For Contemporary Arts, 2017
  • Artist in Residence, The Art/Life Institute, Kingston, NY, 2016
  • Artist in Residence, The Women’s Center for Creative Work, Los Angeles, CA, 2016
  • Artist in Residence, Elephant Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2016
  • Artist in Residence, Krowswork, Oakland, CA, 2015
  • Artist in Residence, Soundfjord, London, UK, 2012
  • Grant Recipient, Cole Haan Education Award, 2011 - 2012
  • Artist in Residence and Fellow, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY, 2010
  • Artist in Residence, St. Cecilia Convent, VBrooklyn, NY, 2010
  • Award Recipient, Golden Acrylic Painters Award, 2008

SELECTED PRESS

• “Top Five Performances”, Curate LA, 2017
• “Generous Structures”, Contemporary Art Review LA,
     Catherine Wagley, 2016
• “Featured Artist: Eliza Swann”, Creators Connect, Tanja    
     Laden, 2016
• “The Golden Dome School”, Perfect Wave Magazine, 2016
• “Spirituality and Money”, LA Weekly, Gwynedd Stuart,
     2016
• “The Resurrection of Care”, Emergency Index 4, Ugly
     Duckling  Presse, 2016
• “Featured Artist: Eliza Swann”, Apogee Journal, 2016
• “The Resurrection of Care”, LA Weekly, Catherine Wagley,
     2015
• “Young Artists Hope MOCAs Cameron Show Will
     Legitimize Art That Combines • Feminism and
     Mysticism
”, LA Weekly, Catherine Wagley, 2014
• “The Golden Dome School”, Ravelin, Monica Uszerowicz,
     2014
• “Eliza Swann”, Beautiful Savage, 2014
• “The Art of the Tarot: Eliza Swann”, The Wild Magazine,
     2014
• “The Destroyer, Eliza Swann Considers the Path of  
     Destruction
”,  The New Inquiry, Michelle Groskopf, 2013
• “Do It Awake!”, Exit Strata, Lynne DeSilva Johnson, 2012
• “Figuring Color”, ICA Boston, Jeremy Sigler, 2012
• “The Struggle of the Magicians”, Emergency Index, Ugly         Duckling Presse, 2012
• “The Struggle of the Magicians”, Vice Magazine, 2012
• “Possibly The First-Ever Tarot Card Reading/Vibrator
     Review
”,  XO Jane, by Liz Armstrong,2011