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Liz Nielsen in her studio, Newburgh, NY. 

Liz Nielsen in her studio, Newburgh, NY. 

LIZ NIELSEN (b. 1975,  Ashland, Wisconsin) received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, and her Bachelor of Arts from Seattle University, Seattle, WA.

Recent solo exhibitions include Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming); “Electric Romance,” Gallery 12.26 (in collaboration with SOCO Gallery), Dallas, TX (forthcoming); “Project Room: Rolling Aura,” David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO; “I’d Like to Imagine You’re in a Place Like This,” Over the Influence, Los Angeles, CA; “Spooky Action,” Art Austerlitz, Austerlitz, NY; “Triangle Moon,” SOCO Gallery, Charlotte, NC; “Small,” Black Box Projects, London, United Kingdom; “Entanglement,” Horizont Galeria, Budapest, Hungary; “The Arrival,” Black Box Projects, London, United Kingdom; “HotSpots,” Danziger Gallery, New York, NY; Paul Smith Design (in collaboration with Black Box Projects), London, United Kingdom; “Tracing the Azimuth,” SOCO Gallery, Charlotte, NC; NextLevel Galerie, Paris, France; Horizont Galeria, Budapest, Hungary, and “The Medium,” Danziger Gallery, New York, NY.

Recent group exhibitions include “Who Really Cares?” (curated by Helen Toomer), Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY; Photo London with Black Box Projects, London, United Kingdom; “Time Lapse,” Fridman Gallery, Beacon, NY; “Signs of Spring,” Black Box Projects, London, United Kingdom; “All Out / All In” (curated by Will Hutnick), Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY; “Only Connect,” Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL; Landskrona Foto, Landskrona, Sweden; “Booth B4,” David B. Smith, Denver, CO; Photo London with Black Box Projects, London, United Kingdom; “Magic Edge” (curated by Michelle Tillou & Andy Cross), Troutbeck, Amenia, NY; “Coming Soon” (curated by Ryan Turley), Austerlitz Historical Society, Austerlitz, NY; “Color Lab” (curated by Melanie McClintock), Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar, Doha, Qatar; “Adorned,” McColl Center for Arts and Innovation, Charlotte, NC; “Empathy Fatigue,” Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL; Untitled Miami with Danziger Gallery, Miami, FL; “Nasty Women Amsterdam,” #teamFemke, Amsterdam, Netherlands; “A Boreal Nap” (curated by Annie Ewaskio), The Lot, Brooklyn, NY; “Fundamentals,” Black Box Projects, London, United Kingdom; and “Image,” Messums Wiltshire, Tisbury, United Kingdom.

She is the recipient of numerous awards including a residency at the McColl Center for Arts + Innovation, Charlotte, NC; Finalist, Meijburg Art Prize, Unseen Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Residency, Budapest Art Factory, Budapest, Hungary; Orange County Arts Council Relocation Grant, Newburgh, NY, and the CAAP Grant, Chicago, IL.

Nielsen lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Newburgh, NY.