b. 1981 New York

Williams College, BA, 2003
Northwestern University, MFA, 2010
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2010

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS + PROJECTS

2016 Black Artists Retreat, [B.A.R.], Chicago, IL
Building a Wall Through My Father, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Chicago and Vicinity, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

2015 Black Artists Retreat, [B.A.R.], Chicago, IL
Make Their Gold Teeth Ache, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2014 Black Artists Retreat, [B.A.R.], Chicago, IL
How to Make A Hood, Arts Incubator, Chicago, IL
go/figure, Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL

2013 Black Artists Retreat, [B.A.R.], Chicago, IL

2012 The Wassaic Project, Summer Festival 2012, Wassaic, NY
Skyscraper Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Local Metric: Majeed, Mooses, Myrie Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2011 Museum as Hub: Alpha's Bet Is Not Over Yet New Museum, New York, NY
Futuro Perfecto, Zora Space, Brooklyn, NY
Ohh Manute, Applied Arts, Chicago, IL

2010 SK10, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Uncrumpling This Much Crumpled Thing, The Exhibition Agency, Chicago, IL
Ground Floor, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago, IL
American Demonic, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Block Museum, Evanston, IL
Drawing Blood, WORK Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009 The Last Supper Festival, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
I Heart Art, WORK Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007 Wish You Were Here 6, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
New ’07, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2006 Voice: A National Exhibition of Work by Women in Contemporary Art,
Providence Art Club, Providence, RI
A Recent History of Personal Myth: Images of 21st Century Fable,
Williams Club, New York, NY

2005 Starving Artists Ball, Angel Orensanz Center, New York, NY
Collision Machine, 97 Dekalb, Brooklyn, NY

2003 Drawing, Contemporary Artists Center, North Adams, MA
Shocking and Awful,Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown,MA
Agency,Wilde Gallery, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

PROFESSIONAL

2015 Lecturer, School of the Art Institute Chicago, Chicago, IL
2014 Panelist, Sculpture X Conference, Columbus, OH
2014 Presenter,Carrie Mae Weems:LIVE, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
2014 Visiting Artist Lecturer, University of Chicago, IL
2011 Lecturer, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS

2016 3Arts Projects
2015 MacDowell Colony Fellow
2015 Creative Capital, On Our Radar
2013 Smack Mellon, Hot Picks! Program
2012 University of Chicago, APL, Artist-in-Residence, Chicago, IL
2010 Joan Mitchell MFA Grant Nominee
2010 Northwestern Graduate Research Grant
2009 Northwestern University Dept of Art Theory & Practice, Project Grant

PRESS

Reichert, Elliot. Art 50 2016. September 15th, 2016.http://art.newcity.com/2016/09/15/art-50-2016/5/

Schwartz, Chip. Eliza Myrie and the means of (artistic) production at Vox Populi. March 9th, 2016. http://www.knightfoundation.org/blogs/knightblog/2016/3/9/eliza-myrie-artistic-production-vox-populi/

Morris, Matt. Daniel Giles and Eliza Myrie/Roots & Culture. September 29th, 2014. http://art.newcity.com/2014/09/29/review-daniel-giles-and-eliza-myrieroots-culture/

Darby, Angela. “Humanizing A Modernist Icon.” Aesthetica Magazine. June 2012. Print.

Darling, Michael ed. Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity, exhibition catalogue, June 30th- September 23rd 2012, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Ise, Claudine. 'Skyscraper' builds meaning behind architectural giants. August 22nd, 2012. http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/ct-ent-0823-skyscraper-art-review-20120822,0,6719067.story

Wang, Emily. Site Insights. July 9th, 2012. http://mag.uchicago.edu/arts-humanities/site-insights

Larson, Jordan. The longitudes and latitudes of "Local Metrics": an interview
with artist Eliza Myrie. July 3rd, 2012. http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2012/07/03/the-longitudes-and-latitudes-of-local-metrics-an-interview-with-artist-eliza-myrie

Darby, Angela. Humanising A Modernist Icon. June 1, 2012. http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/humanising-a-modernist-icon

Jemison, Steffani ed., The Reader, exhibition catalogue, October 12th - December 4th 2011, The New Museum, New York, NY

Kinkley, Jonathan. Uncrumpling This Much Crumpled Thing. September 2010 http://chicago.timeout.com/articles/art-design/88927/uncrumpling-this-much-crumpled-thing-at-the-exhibition-agency-art-review

Chang, Talisa. The Last Supper: Food, Thought, Consumption. Oct 1st, 2009. http://www.greenpointnews.com/entertainment/the-last-supper-food-thought-consumption

Short, Aaron. Last Supper A Good One. September 29th, 2009. http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/brooklyn/last_supper_good_one_WTk7x5LvNRccx2tblAfIbJ

Liese, Jennifer. Voice: Women in Contemporary Art. May 2006. http://www.artforum.com

elizamyrie [at] gmail.com