ELIZABETH MALASKA // CV

Born 1978 in Portland, OR
Lives and works in Portland, OR

EDUCATION
2011     Pacific Northwest College of Art, MFA Visual Studies
2006   California College of the Arts, BA Painting and Drawing

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017    When We Dead Awaken I & II (forthcoming), PCC Sylvania North View Gallery (Portland, OR)
2016    When We Dead Awaken II, Nationale (Portland, OR)
2014    When We Dead Awaken, Nationale (Portland, OR)
2013    Venus in Fur, Portland Center Stage (Portland, OR)
2012    We Never Belonged to You, Nationale (Portland, OR)
2010    Forever Ain’t So Far Away (with Bryson Hanson), Garbageman Astronaut (Portland, OR)
            Allied Arts MFA Award Show (Richland, WA)
            The Gus Van Sant Incident, Allied Works (Portland, OR)
2009   Rite of Passage, The Art Center Gallery (Astoria, OR)
2005   Opposites Attract, California College of the Arts (San Francisco)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016    Selected Works, Oregon Art Commission 2016 Individual Artist Fellows, Office of the Governor (Salem, OR)
            Studies // A Group Show, Nationale, Portland, OR
            Spanning Histories, Juried PNCA Alumni Art Auction, Pacific Northwest College of Art (Portland, OR)
2015    Holding Sway, PNCA Alumni & Faculty Exhibition, Pacific Northwest College of Art (Portland, OR)
2014    This is the Land the Sunset Washes, JCWC (Portland, OR)
2012    The Portrait Project, Foco Gallery (Portland, OR)
2011     Identity Painting, Worksound (Portland, OR)
            MFA in Visual Studies Thesis Exhibition, The Goldsmith Building (Portland, OR)
            Equine, Froelick Gallery (Portland, OR)
            For the Time Being, MFA Central, Pacific Northwest College of Art (Portland, OR)
2010    I Want to Feel at Home Here, Milepost 5 (Portland, OR)
            Stray Fires, Disjecta (Portland, OR)
            Graphomania, Garbageman Astronaut (Portland, OR)
            NWxSW, Littman Gallery, Portland State University (Portland, OR)
            Midnight Snacks: Chicago (Chicago)
2009   Au Natural, The Art Center Gallery (Astoria, OR)
2005   Paper Awesome, Pigman Gallery (San Francisco)
            Absentscapes, 21 Grand (Oakland, CA)
2004   Junior Review Juried Exhibition, California College of the Arts (San Francisco)

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2016     Individual Artist Fellowship, Oregon Arts Commission (Portland, OR) 
2016     Project Grant, Regional Arts & Culture Council (Portland, OR) 
2015     Money for Women Grant, Barbara Deming Memorial Fund (Bearsville, NY)
2012     Fellowship Finalist, Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship (Provincetown, MA)
2011      Nominee, The Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Award
2010     Resident, Signal Fire Arts
              Allied Arts MFA Scholarship Award, Allied Arts Association (Richland, WA)
              Resident, Caldera (Sisters, OR)
2009    Merit Scholarship, Pacific Northwest College of Art (Portland, OR)
              Solo Show Award, Au Natural Juried Exhibition, Clatsop Community College (Astoria, OR)
2007    Resident, The Art Farm (Marquette, NE)
2005    The Ted Doyle Scholarship, California College of the Arts (San Francisco, CA)
             Trustee Scholarship, California College of the Arts (San Francisco, CA)
2003    Merit Scholarship, California College of the Arts (San Francisco, CA)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
When We Dead Awaken II (2016) essay by Sarah Sentilles
When We Dead Awaken (2014) essay by David Brazil
We Never Belonged to You (2012) essay by Chas Bowie

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Patrick Collier, "The Best of a Bad Situation," Oregon ArtsWatch, September 13, 2016
Sarah Sentilles, “Elizabeth Malaska’s post-apocalyptic protest,” Oregon ArtsWatch, December 8, 2014
John Motley, “December Art Gallery Preview,” The Oregonian, November 24, 2014
Eva Lake, “Interview with Elizabeth Malaska and May Barruel,” Art Focus KBOO FM (Portland, OR), October 23, 2012

PUBLIC COLLECTION
Arlene Schnitzer Collection (Portland, OR)

REPRESENTATION
Nationale (Portland, OR)