Biography

Elizabeth Lide was an Artist-in-Residence at MASS MoCA in North Adams MA in October 2018. She is the recipient of a Working Artist Project Fellowship from the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA), selected by Saisha M. Grayson, Assistant Curator Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum.

She has been awarded residences at The MacDowell Colony; Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA); The Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences; Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig, Ireland; and with The University of Georgia Lamar Dodd School of Art in Cortona, Italy. She has been honored by the Georgia Commission on Women, Georgia Women in the Visual Arts.

Her solo exhibitions have included MOCA GA, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Sandler Hudson Gallery in Atlanta, The Arts Festival of Atlanta, La Mama in New York City, SECCA in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Window-on-Gaines in Tallahassee, Florida. Her work has been shown in 80+ group exhibitions including Athens Institute of Contemporary Art in Athens, Georgia, Whitespace Gallery, MOCA GA, The High Museum of Art, The Swan Coach House, Carlos Museum at Emory University, A.I.R. Gallery in New York City, Atlanta College of Art, University of Maryland, Eyedrum, Carlsberg Glytotek Museum in Copenhagen, The Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design Gallery at Georgia State University, The Upstairs in Tryon, North Carolina, Brenau College, and The Chautauqua Exhibition of American Art in Chautauqua, New York.

Her artists’ books have been collected by the Museum of Modern Art in NYC, The University of Damascus, The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, Duke University, Emory University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Iowa, The ACA Library at SCAD, Ruth and Marvin Sackner Collection, North Carolina Writers’ Network, and Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Her drawings are in collections at The High Museum of Art, MOCA GA, and in numerous private collections.

She has been a graphic and package designer for the industrial designer Raymond Loewy in New York City and design director of Art Papers magazine. She has taught art as an adjunct professor at The Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University, Atlanta College of Art, and Agnes Scott College; and as an art teacher, from 2004 to 2014, at The Paideia School.

She is a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and has a BFA from Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia and an MFA from Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University.

Elizabeth Lide is represented by Whitespace Gallery in Atlanta. http://www.whitespace814.com