ABOUT/ART/WRITING/GOLDEN


Eliza Swann is an interdisciplinary artist, intuitive, writer, and educator based in New York City.

Eliza received a BA in Painting from the San Francisco Art Institute, and an MFA from Central St. Martins in London. They studied hypnotherapy at the Isis Centre in England, Vedic cosmology with Dr. Vagish Shastri, Insight Meditation with the Insight Meditation Society, and ancestral healing with Daniel Foor. They have trained with the Builders of the Adytum and other orders belonging to Gnostic and Western Mystery traditions that are not public facing.

Eliza has exhibited artwork internationally, most recently at the University of California Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA), and the Feminist Center for Creative Work (Los Angeles, CA).

They have lectured at UCLA, the Hammer Museum, the San Francisco Art Institute, Central St Martins, Cal Arts, the Dia Museum, the New School and many more venues and are currently teaching alchemy at Pratt Institute.

Eliza has contributed writing to BOMB, Arthur, Contemporary Art Review LA, and Perfect Wave Magazines. Their book The Anatomy of the Aura was released by St. Martin’s Press in April 2020. 

Eliza is the founder of The Golden Dome School.

Contact: elizaswann@gmail.com


*photo by Luz Gallardo


PODCAST APPEARANCES

The Cosmic Dispatch, 2021

So You Wanna Be A Witch, 2020

Saved By the Spell, 2020

Art Witch, 2020

Living Open, 2020

Living Tarot, 2020

Rise Up! Good Witch, 2020


SELECTED PRESS

Momus

Interior Beauty Salon

Shout Out LA

Daily Bulletin

Voyage LA

Hyperallergic

Emergency Index 6

Curate LA

Contemporary Art Review LA

ArtNews

Time Out

Creators Connect

Curate LA

Perfect Wave

LA Weekly

LA Weekly

Emergency Index 4

LA Weekly

LA Weekly

Ravelin

Apogee

Frank Exchanges

The Wild

Beautiful Savage

The Wild

Stigmart

Field Projects

Operating System

The New Inquiry

Emergency Index 1

Vice

Exit Strata