Elisa Soliven

Born New York, NY

Lives and Works in Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Infinity Weight, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY, 2023
Memory in the Shape of a U, Hesse Flatow, New York, NY, 2020
Totems and Views, Essex Flowers, New York, NY, 2019
Gathering Gray, Sunday Takeout, Brooklyn, NY, 2017
Recent Work, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY, 2014
Drawings, Uta Scharf, New York, NY, 2008

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2023
Horizon Line, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham, NY
I Was Only Dreaming, Club Rhubarb, 144 Division Street, New York, NY
Feeder, Good Naked, 29 Dumond Street, Catskill, NY
Library, Tappeto Volante, Brooklyn, NY
Sauntering Ways, Harper’s, East Hampton, NY
Hands On, Project Art Space, New York, NY
2022
In Residence, Studio Archive Project, New York, NY
Brooklyn Bridge, McBridge Contemporain, Montreal, Canada
The Family Portrait, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
Goblet, The Sphinx Northeast, Piaule, Catskills, NY
What a Long Strange Trip, Analog Diary, Beacon, NY
Brooklyn Utopias: Along the Canal, Arts Gowanus, Coffey Park, Brooklyn, NY
2021
Reflections, Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY
Phase Four, Hudson House, Jag Projects, Hudson, NY
Glenlily Grounds 2021, Newburgh, NY
La Banda, Tappeto Volante, Brooklyn, NY
Transmissions, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
Together in Isolation, The Re Institute, Millerton, NY
A Stiller Life, Deanna Evans Projects, curated by Studio Archive Project, Brooklyn, NY
2020
Invitational Holiday Exhibition, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY
Dreamers, Ed Varie, New York, NY
Space LAB, Collar Works, Troy, NY
Summer Invitational II, White Rock Art Center, Holmes, NY
Promises, Jason McCoy Gallery, NYC
Dreamers, Assembly Room, NYC
Good Dirt, Ada Gallery, Richmond, VA
Purple, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2019
Earthly Delights, The Re Institute, Millerton, NY
Glenlily Grounds, Newburgh, NY
A Boreal Nap, Art Lot, 206 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY
Install/Deinstall, 601Artspace, NYC
Soft Temple, Mother Gallery, Beacon, NY
Rulers, Coco Hunday, Tampa Floria
Bring Something Pink, PAC Marseille, Look Listen & Atelier Seruse, Marseille, France
Making (It) Work, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Ear to the Ground, Ely Center of the Arts, New Haven, CT
2018
Scale, Deanna Evans Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Color Forms, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY
Sun Worship and Solar Machines, Fort Point Arts Community, Assemblage, Boston, MA
Tickle the Atman, The Re Institute, Millerton, NY
World Holes, JAG Projects, White Columns Online, NYC
Summer of Love, Arts & Leisure, NYC
Private Practice, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
Untitled Projects, Crush Curatorial, Amagansett, NY
True North, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY
Indoor Outside, Spring/Break Art Show, NYC
Parallel Practices, WCSU Gallery, Danbury CT
2016
A Round About, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY
Shroom Show, Helper, Brooklyn, NY
Glenlily Grounds 2016, Glenlily Grounds, Newburgh, NY
Making the Future, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY
Jay Clay, Jay House, Jay, NY
2015
Torn and Fired, Outlet, Brooklyn, NY
Underdonk and Friends, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
Jay Invitational of Clay, Jay, NY
personal:interpersonal:connected, Sardine, Brooklyn, NY
Tread, The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Paintings in Trees, People's Garden, Brooklyn, NY
Particular Migrations, 716 Bushwick Ave., Brooklyn, NY
New Work City, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
2014
Second Family, 2 Rivington, NYC
DNA Artist Residency Exhibition, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Do It Yourself, 195 Morgan Ave., Brooklyn, NY
Love's Industrial Park, Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
The Last Brucennial, 837 Washington St., NYC
2013
Coat of Many Colors, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2013
Come Together, Surviving Sandy, Brooklyn, NY
All of the Above, Church of St. Paul the Apostle, NYC
C'est Brooklyn-Paper, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Love's Industrial Park, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA
In Denial, Black Bile, HD Projects, NYC
2012
Hogarth Worldwide Biannual, Hogarth, NYC
Primary, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD
Big Mind Sky, Bull and Ram, NYC
Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC
Soft Opening, Heliopolis, Brooklyn, NY
2011
B-Sides, York College, Jamaica, NY
Stillness is the Move, with JJ Manford, Saffron, Brooklyn, NY, 2011
Temporary Antumbra Zone, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Purple Nurple, Pioneers of Inspiration, Brooklyn, NY
Hunter College MFA Thesis Show, Times Square Gallery, NYC
Urban Legend, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Summer Love, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Resonance, Rabbit Hole Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Dance Ghost, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
Random Randal: Made in Kerala, RLV College of Art, Tripunithura, IN

Collaborations:
2021 Mara Hoffman X Studio Archive Project, New York, NY
2020 Performance with Thea Little, Hesse Flatow, New York, NY

Awards, Residencies, Talks
2023  Artist Talk with Jason Andrew, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY
2023  Artist Talk with Paola Gallio, Project Artspace, New York, NY
2021  The Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency, Granville, NY
2018  DNA Residency, Provincetown, MA
2017  Individual Grant Recipient, Belle Foundation for Cultural Development, CA
2016  Jay House Artist Residency, Norte Maar, Jay, NY
2015  IMAR Residency, Lakeville, CT
2012  Willard L. Metcalf Award in Art, American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC
2007  Pierogi Gallery, Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY
2007  Artist Talk, AAAC, NY, NYC
2006  Drawing Center, Viewing Program, NYC

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Sharon, Butler. "A Gathering at Tappeto Volante", Two Coats of Paint, February 7, 2024
Roberta Smith. "On the Lower East Side, a Secret Space, a Mini-Biennial", The New York Times, January 18, 2024
Hovey, Brock. "Rachel Frank: Ritual and Rehabilitation", Art Spiel, December 11, 2023
Jonathan, Stevenson. "Elisa Soliven's vessels of impeccable resistance", Two Coats of Paint, August 18, 2023
Assembly Room. Issue Fifteen, Maake Magazine, Spring 2023
Vittorio, Benzine. “Our Five Favorite Booths At Future Fair”, FAD Magazine, May 11, 2023
Benjamin, Sutton. “Abstraction is ascendant at New York’s Future Fair”, May 11, 2023
Susan, Yung. "Season Preview 2023: Art Shows", Rural Intelligence, April 29, 2023
Jennifer, Landes. “Days of Color and Those Without”, East Hampton Star, April, 2023
Maxim, Ryazansky. “Artists Portraits: Volume One, 2015-2020.
Andrea, Scott. “Goings on About Town: Fur Cup”, The New Yorker, Nov. 2019
Maria, Zemtova. “10th Anniversary Issue”, Art Maze Mag, Nov. 27, 2018
Joshua, Marsh. “Review: Tickle The Atman at The Re Institute”, Imby, August, 25, 2018
Etty, Yaniv. “Genesis of Making in Clay”, Art Spiel, June 24, 2018.
Joel, Williams. “LABspace Seeks to Connect Regional Artists”, Berkshire Record, May 11, 2018
Yevgeniya, Baras. Issue Five, Maake Magazine, Winter 2017
Maria, Calandra. “Pencil In The Studio”, www.pencilinthestudio.com, July 11, 2017
Gary Pini, “10 Must-See Art Shows”, Paper Mag, 2017
Kseniya, Baranova. "Hot 'n' Fresh Bushwick: Our Weekend Art Picks", Bushwick Daily, 2016
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Hrag, Vartanian. "Before the Studios Open", Hyperallergic, 2014
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Roberta, Smith. "Art, a Balm After the Storm", The New York Times, 2013
Chip, Schwartz. "Abstraction and Expression Reign at Grizzly Grizzly", Knight Arts, 2013
Kerry, Bickford. "Love's Industrial Park", Title Magazine, July 23, 2013
Cara, Ober."Bmoreart's Best Baltimore Exhibitions of 2012", Bmore Art, 2012
Philip, Hartigan."A View from the Easel", Hyperallergic, 2012
David, Cohen."When Academic Isn’t a Dirty Word", Art Critical, 2012
Sharon, Butler."Last Chance: at Janet Kurnatowski", Two Coats of Paint, 2011
Tureen, Rufus."Retinal, Non-Retinal", Art Critical, 2011
Hrag, Vartanian."A Hot and Colorful Day on the Northside", Hyperallergic, 2011
Time Out, New York, Issue 729, 2009, p.59, 2009
Naves, Mario."I See a Canvas And I Want It Painted Black," New York Observer, Aug.1, 2005, p.16.
Levin, Kim."Voice Choices,"The Village Voice, 2004
Levin, Kim."Voice Choices,"The Village Voice, 2004
Markel, Carol."It's Summertime, Let's Stay Home,"Grand Street News, 2004
Cotter, Holland."Art Review," The New York Times, 2003

PROJECTS
2023 Constellation Threads, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2023 Night Garden, Tappeto Volante, Brooklyn, NY
2022 Modular Mosaic, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2022 Keiko Narahashi, Tappeto Volante, Brooklyn, NY
2021 La Banda, Tappeto Volante, Brooklyn, NY
2021 Reservoir, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Fur Cup, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2018 A Resonating Plane, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2017 A Giving Body, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Onion by the Ocean, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Palimpsest, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Alicia Gibson, Liv Aanrud, Albeliza Perez, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Temporary Antumbra Zone, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Dance Ghost, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION
Hunter College, 2008-2011, NYC, MFA
Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC, Art Education
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, BA, History of Art

COLLECTIONS
Norte Maar Collection, Brooklyn, NY
Sol Le Witt Collection, Chester, CT
The Brooklyn Rail Collection, Brooklyn, NY