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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

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 Ducking           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
• “From the World to Nothing”, Alexandros Alexandropolous,
     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