Curated Artist Registry

The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.

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Elizaveta Meksin
New York NY US
Updated: 2017-01-19 02:19:15

RESUME

EDUCATION
2007  Yale University School of Art, MFA, Painting and Printmaking
2005  The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA
2000  The University of Chicago, BA, Comparative Literature; MA, Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities

SOLO SHOWS

2014         
Big Bounce, curated by Susan Metrican, Kniznick Gallery, Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, October-December, (catalog)

The Airplane Installations, Inside/Outside Site-Specific Work by Leeza Meksin, Airplane, Brooklyn, NY, May-July

2012         
Negative Crotch & Other Friends, Ohio State University Gallery, Columbus, OH, August

2009         
Oil and Spandex, Abington Art Center, Philadelphia, PA, October-November

2004          
Log In, LG Space Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, October
                                    
2 & 3 PERSON SHOWS
            
2014         
House, What Is Your Crime? James Cordas, Leeza Meksin, Jeff Williams, Presented by Regina Rex at The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

2013         
Robert Dupree, Leeza Meksin, Vincent Valerio, Select Projects NYC, The Out, New York, NY

2011         
HIDE: Leeza Meksin & Yevgeniya Baras, Adds Donna Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009         
John Finneran, Leeza Meksin, Chris Quirk, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, NY

PUBLIC ART & SITE-SPECIFIC INSTALLATIONS                                       

2015         
Pink Trance, site-specific installation for Wayne Koestenbaum’s piano performance and reading from Pink Trance Notebooks, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2014         
Big Bounce, exterior site-specific installation on the façade of the Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

2012         
Flossing the Lot, Public Art Installation at The Lot, for ArtSpace, funded by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Project Storefronts, and the City of New Haven, CT

2011         
Sad Side of the Street, Window Installation at the former New York Public Library, The Donnell, across the street from the MOMA, sponsored by chashama, New York, NY

2011         
House Coat, for Southern Graphic Council International at Cosign Projects, St. Louis, MO      

2010         
Wrapped Roof + Urns, Site-specific installation on the roof of The Pine, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2016         
Shaping Sculpture in Contemporary Art: Olga Balema, Caitlin Cherry, Leeza Meksin, Tove Storch, curated by Becca Maksym, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA), Salt Lake City, UT

Pole Saw, curated by Fritz Horstman, Svalbard, Norway

Post-Apologetic: Paul DeMuro, Kati Gegenheimer, Leeza Meksin & Rebecca Saylor Sack, curated by Morgan Hobbs and Rebecca Sedehi, AUTOMAT, Philadelphia, PA

2015         
Cromafix: Inhabit the Spectrum, curated by Lydia Chebbine & Page LeBlanc, Pratt Institute, Design Center Pavilion Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (catalog)

Photisms: Britta Deardorff, Ashley Garrett, Rema Ghuloum, Sharon Madanes, Leeza Meksin, Jenna Westra, TSA LA, Los Angeles, CA

Epizootics, Ivin Ballen, Brian Belott, Kari Cholnoky, Jesse Greenberg, Leeza Meksin, curated by Kari Cholnoky, Alleyoop Projects, DCTV, NY, NY

Dear Artist, Congratulations! curated by Michael Velliquette, Lovey Town, Madison, WI (catalog)

Satellite Squared, Migrational Methods & a Romantic Gonzo Gesture, curated by Zahar Vaks, Satellite Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV

Handmade Abstract, curated by Jenny Gerow & Elizabeth Ferrer, BRIC Arts, Brooklyn, NY (catalog)

Shared Patio, curated by Cecilia Salama, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Wearable Matters, curated by Netta Sadovski and Natalia Roumelioti, Brooklyn, NY (catalog)

Family Ties, curated by Bonnie Leibowitz and Julie Torres, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

New Work City, curated by Julie Torres, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

2014         
EARTHTWERKS & Other Celestial Familiars, curated by Clare Britt, Sidecar Gallery, Hammond, IN

Static Cling, curated by Maria Britton, April Childers & Robin Kang, Penelope, Queens, NY

Second Family, curated by Julie Torres, 4 Rivington LES, NY, NY

TAB3, curated by Stefanie Brown and Kay Ottinger, Bermuda Triangle, Brooklyn, NY

TEN, presented by Culturehall, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY          

2013
Hot Rubber: Wayne Koestenbaum, Jason Mones, Leeza Meksin, Lee Vanderpool, Primetime, Brooklyn, NY

TAB Art Brooklyn, Curated by Stephanie Browne, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY

Relay Relay, Inaugural Group Show, Ortega Y Gasset Projects, Queens, NY

2012
Borough/Burrow: Four Brooklyn Artists, Curated by Eben Wood, Kingsborough Community College Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, (catalog)
First Love, Dominican University, O'Connor Gallery, River Forest, IL

2011
HIDE: Leeza Meksin & Yevgeniya Baras, Adds Donna Gallery, Chicago, IL, June-July
The Finishers, Curated by Ethan Greenbaum & Eric Gleason, The Wassaik Project, Wassaik, NY, July-September
TEXTURE.TXT, Regina Rex Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, January-February (artist zine)


2010

Tomboy, Curated by Betsy Odom, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, November (catalog)

AWARDS & HONORS

2015

Emerging Artist Grant, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, NY, NY

2012

Public Art Year in Review, House Coat listed in Top 50 Public Arts Projects of 2011

2010
Artist Residency, chashama Visual Arts Program, The Brooklyn Army Terminal, NY
2009
Documentary Film Grant, Open Society Institute, The Soros Foundation, New York, NY
2006
Robert Schoelkopf Traveling Fellowship, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT


SELECTED PRESS
2016          

Lieberman, Michael, Philly ArtBlog, “Post-Apologetic at Automat Gallery,” January

2015          

Torrey, Emily, Artsy, “New York Artist-run Galleries You Need to Know About,” November
Durbin, Andrew, Artforum Diary, “Poets’ Problems,” October
Abelis, Ona, Brooklyn Magazine, “Brooklyn Gallery Owners You Need to Follow,” September
Humphrey, David, Installation Magazine, “Airplane Installations by Leeza Meksin,” June
Pinkham, Sophie, BOMB Magazine, “Artists on Artists: Leeza Meksin by Sophie Pinkham”, Issue 130

2014          

Koestenbaum, Wayne, “Zip Ties, Douche Bags, Dumbbells, & Why We Get Dolled Up,” Big Bounce, Catalog Essay
Benzadon, Clayre, The Brandeis Hoot, “Artist premieres spandex art at WSRC” October
Sutton, Benjamin, Artnet News, “Insider’s Guide to Bushwick’s Open Studios,” May
Heddaya, Mostafa, Hyperallergic, “From Surface to Air at Two Bushwick Galleries,” May

2013          

Gill, Kiran, The Justice, “Unconventional Mediums and Ideas Inspire Artist,” Brandeis University Newspaper, November           Kourlas, Gia, The New York Times, "Performance Art Without Longueurs,” July  

2012          

Greenberg, Alyssa, The Artblog, “Spandex Outfits for Buildings,” June
Eben Wood, “Borough/Burrow: Four Brooklyn Artists,” Catalog Essay, February

2011
Meier, Allison, Hyperallergic, Unexpected Artistic Wonders in Upstate New York, August
Kuennen, Joel, ArtSlant Chicago, Stretching Materiality, July
Keaggy, Diane, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Art Project Wraps Benton Park House in Spandex, March
Cooperman, Jeannette, St. Louis Magazine, The House Coat Exhibit, March
Fowler, Nancy, St. Louis Beacon, Spandex Wrapped Home Coated with Meaning, March
Garrison, Chad, St. Louis River Front Times, Spandex and Bling Wrap South St. Louis Home, March
Andrew Russeth, 16 miles of String, Texture.txt at Regina Rex, February
Stuker, Jeffrey and Vos, Stacie, On Three Works from Texture.txt, at Regina Rex, January


2010
Foumberg, Jason, NewCity Chicago, Top 5 of Everything 2010: Art, (Listed Top 5 in 2 categories: Large Scale Installation, and curated group show Tomboy at Glass Curtain Gallery)
Viera, Lauren, View of Artist Should Not Alter Our Perception, Chicago Tribune, December
Weber, Candice, Gender Benders, TimeOut Chicago, December
Foumberg, Jason, Review: Tomboy, Glass Curtain Gallery, NewCity Chicago, November 22
Odom, Betsy, Tomboy, Catalog Essay, November
Garrison, Chad, Artist Plans to Wrap St. Louis Building in Spandex, River Front Times, October 28




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