Elizabeth Chiles

Elizabeth Chiles

Born: 1975, Austin, TX

Biography and Information

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MFA Photography, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

BA Art History, Columbia University, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions
Time Being, Fotofest, Houston, TX
The Wild Nearby, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX

Time Being, Grayduck Gallery, Austin, TX

Nests and Other Places to Rest, The Line, Austin, TX

On Water, Central Library, Austin, TX
Weave, Architectural Digest Design Show, New York, NY

Weave, Grayduck Gallery, Austin, TX

On My Mind, Again, Southwest School of the Arts, San Antonio, TX
Over Time, Pump Projects, Austin, TX

On My Mind, Again, Canopy, Austin, TX

Book of Praise, testsite, Austin, TX

Visibility, Spartan, Austin, TX

Select Group Exhibitions
Land/e/scape, Amy Casey, Elizabeth Chiles, Veronique La Parriere M, Foley Gallery, NYC
Inland/Outward, Foto Relevance, Houston, TX

Keeper of the Hearth, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

InFocus v. 2, Phoenix Art Museum, AZ
Lumens & Currents, Elizabeth Chiles and John Swanger, Grayduck Gallery, Austin, TX

Post Hudson, Frontispiece Hudson, Coxsackie, NY
In the Space of Summer (w/Karen Cleveland and Olivia Valentine), Whitespec, Atlanta, GA
Beauty Is Everywhere or We’ll Break Your Bones, Installations and Experiences by Elizabeth Jean Chiles and Beverly Jane Bajema, Pleasure Palace, Austin, TX

2015, 2011
UT Austin Faculty Show, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

InFocus, Phoenix Art Museum, AZ
Mail Art, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
On the Road, Aperture Foundation Benefit, New York, NY

Moving/Still, curated by Kerry Inman, Houston Center for Photography & Fotofest
Her, Rolla Foundation, Bruzella, Switzerland

Texas State University Faculty Exhibition, San Marcos, TX
Then and Now, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

New Art Photography, Chelsea Art Museum, curated by Vanessa Kramer, New York, NY
Texas Biennial, Austin, TX
15 to Watch: New Art in Austin, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX

Deck the Walls, John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX

Home, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Art Institute at Stanford University, curated by Charles Boone, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Fragments of Contemporary Urban Life, Diego Rivera Gallery; San Francisco City Hall; Michaelis Gallery, University of Cape Town, South Africa

The Archer Hotel, New York and Austin
The City of Austin AIPP
The City of Houston Civic Art Collection
The Contemporary Austin
Dell Children’s Hospital, Austin
Dimensional Worldwide
The Line Hotel, ATX, DC, LA
The Rolla Foundation, Switzerland
Sidley Austin LLP, New York

2015–2021 City of Austin, Core Funding Grant
2018 Nominated for Best Artist in Austin, Austin Critics Table
2016 Nominated for Best Solo Exhibition in Austin, Austin Critics Table
2017 Finalist, Art Pace Residency, selected by Michelle Grabner
2015 The Contemporary Austin, Collectors’ Circle print commission
2014 Finalist, Art Pace Residency, selected by Mika Yoshitake, Assistant Curator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
2014 Fellowship, Hambidge, Creative Residency Program
2011 Best Photographers to Lakes Were Rivers, Austin Chronicle
2014 Nominated for Best Museum Exhibition for Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive, Harry Ransom Center, Critics Table Awards

Lauren Moya Ford, Field Guided, Wildflower Magazine, March 1

Trevor Scott, Elizabeth Chiles’ On Water exhibition at Central Library, CBS Austin program We Are Austin, July 15

Austin Art Talk Podcast, Elizabeth Chiles – Weave, May 12
Melanie Jean, Elizabeth Chiles: Weave, Austin Chronicle, May 4
Erin Keever, Weaving light: In her newest photographic work, Elizabeth Chiles embraces serenity, Arts + Culture, May
Erin Keever, Weaving light: In her newest photographic work, Elizabeth Chiles embraces serenity, Sightlines Magazine, March

Sam Anderson-Ramos, Elizabeth Chiles and John Swanger: Lumens & Currents at Grayduck Gallery, Austin Chronicle, January 6

Photography project uses cloud formations to examine time, Austin American Statesman, April 14
Elizabeth Chiles: Over Time at Pump Projects, The Austin Chronicle, April 1

7 things in 7 days, top things to do in Austin this week, Austin American Statesman, March 25

Strange Pilgrims exhibition to come to The Contemporary Austin, The Daily Texan, September
Kate Green, Strange Pilgrims at The Contemporary Austin, Art Forum, November

Wes Eichenwald, 5 Can’t Miss Stops at EAST 2014, Austin Way Magazine
Seth Orion Schwaiger, The nature of the [b]EAST,  Arts & Culture, October 26

Altamese Osborne, “MOVING/STILL: Recent Photographs by Texas Artists” Tries to Make Peace With Nature, Houston Press, September 24
Top 5 in Houston this week (Moving/Still at Fotofest & HCP), Glasstire, September
Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, Archives Inform Modern Photographers work at the Ransom Center, The Austin American Statesman, July 14
John Aielli, KUT, NPR in Austin interview, June 27
Luke Quinton, West Austin Studio Tour artist plays with light, nature and the cycles of life, The Austin American Statesman, April 25
Andy Campbell, In the Studio: Elizabeth Chiles, The Austin Chronicle, April 19

Dark Matter, Critics Pick, Nashville Review, November
Katie Geha, Pictures of E.A.S.T, Glasstire, November

Robert Faires, I Shutter to Think, Rising Stars in Austin, Austin Chronicle, May 20

PBS television interview, Austin Museum of Art, March

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