eliza myrie

Williams College, BA, 2003
Northwestern University, MFA, 2010
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2010
Whitney Independent Study Program, 2020

2024  Illinois Arts Council, Artist Fellowship Recipient, New Art Forms
2022   Anonymous Was A Woman NomineeAnonymous Was A Woman Nominee
2020   Artadia Chicago Awardee
2020   CAC Spark Grant Awardee
2018   Propeller Fund Awardee
2018   Bemis Center Artist-in-Residence
2018   Yaddo Resident
2018   Ox-Bow, School of Art and Artists’ Residency, Resident
2017   Santa Fe Art Institute, Equal Justice Resident
2016   3Arts Projects, Building a Wall Through My Father
2015   MacDowell Fellow
2015   Creative Capital, On Our Radar
2012   University of Chicago, Arts + Public Life/CSRPC, Artist-in-Residence

2018- Wikipedia Director, Black Lunch Table, Chicago, IL
2015- Lecturer, School of The Art Institute Chicago, Chicago, IL
2017 Presenter, The Weather Underground: A Night of Radical Imagination, Santa Fe, NM
2014  Panelist, Sculpture X, CCAD, Columbus, OH
2014  Presenter, Carrie Mae Weems LIVE, The Guggenheim, New York, NY
2014  Visiting Artist, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


2023  In Hand: Contemporary Material Engagements with the Built World, Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH 
          BOMB Magazine, Oral History Project, Publication, Spring 2023

2022  All The Light, Logan Center, Chicago, IL
EXPO Chicago, Chicago, IL

2021  Speculative Magenta Hauntology, RUSCHWOMAN, Chicago, IL

2020  Four Flags, Chicago Manual of Style, P.S., Chicago, IL,
          Conjuncture, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY,
          Wikipedia @ 20, contributor, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA [forthcoming]
          This is Not a Gun, contributor, Sming Sming Books, California

2019  garden/ruinate, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2018 The Art of Being Dangerous, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
         This is Not a Gun, Montez Press, Interjection Calendar, digital edition
Black Blooded, The New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC
         Call Me Now! 

2017 Thinging Bodies, screening, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

2016  Black Artists Retreat, [B.A.R.], Chicago, IL
          Building a Wall Through My Father (dress rehearsal), Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
          Chicago and Vicinity, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

2015  Black Artists Retreat, [B.A.R.], Chicago, IL
          Make Their Gold Teeth Ache, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2014  Black Artists Retreat, [B.A.R.], Chicago, IL
          How to Make A Hood, Arts Incubator, Chicago, IL
          go/figure, Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL

2013  Black Artists Retreat, [B.A.R.], Chicago, IL

2012  The Wassaic Project, Summer Festival 2012, Wassaic, NY
          Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
          Local Metric: Majeed, Mooses, Myrie, Logan Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2011  Museum as Hub: Alpha’s Bet Is Not Over Yet!, New Museum, New York, NY
          Futuro Perfecto, Zora Space, Brooklyn, NY
          ohh manute, Applied Arts, Chicago, IL

2010  SK10 Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY
          Uncrumpling This Much Crumpled Thing, The Exhibition Agency, Chicago, IL
          Ground Floor, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago, IL
          American Demonic, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY
          MFA Thesis Exhibition, Block Museum, Evanston, IL
          Drawing Blood, WORK Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009  The Last Supper Festival, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
           I Heart Art, WORK Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007 Wish You Were Here 6, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
          New ’07, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2006 Voice: Work by Women in Contemporary Art, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI
          A Recent History of Personal Myth, Williams Club, New York, NY


Lee, Tori. (2022, August 24) ‘All That Light’ exhibition highlights decade of UChicago resident artists. Retrieved August 27, 2022, from https://news.uchicago.edu/story/all-light-exhibition-highlights-decade-uchicago-resident-artists

Loughman, Monica. (2022, May 16). Eliza Myrie: More Than You See. Retrieved May 31, 2022, from https://www.artistsinrise.com/post/eliza-myrie-more-than-what-you-see

Lepique, Annette. (2021, November 15). The Divine Feminine: A Review of Ruschwoman’s Inaugural Exhibition. Retrieved December 12, 2021 from https://art.newcity.com/2021/11/15/the-divine-feminine-a-review-of-ruschwomans-inaugural-exhibition/

Cardoza, Kerry. (2020, September 03). Art 50 2020: Chicago’s Artists’ Artists. Retrieved May 17, 2021, from https://art.newcity.com/2020/09/03/art-50-2020-chicagos-artists-artists/

Desk, B. (2020, July 09). 2020 Chicago Artadia Awardees Announced. Retrieved August 04, 2020, from https://www.broadwayworld.com/chicago/article/2020-Chicago-Artadia-Awardees-Announced-20200709

Rockett, D. (2020, July 8). Uptown, Garfield Park artists Eliza Myrie and Caroline Kent win $10K from national arts nonprofit Artadia. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved August 4, 2020, from https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ent-artadia-chicago-winners-0708-20200708-sjllylsbxjcmngcgojngeijrii-story.html

Myrie, E.  (2019, October 1).  Labrish, and other words(C. Simchak, Interviewer) Newfound, 10(2). Retrieved from https://newfound.org/current-issue/visual-arts-eliza-myrie/

Hunn, Sarrita, and James McAnally, editors. To Make a Public: Temporary Art Review 2011-2016. Seattle, WA, INCA Press, 2016.

Reichert, Elliot. Art 50 2016. September 15th, 2016. http://art.newcity.com/2016/09/15/art-50-2016/5/

Schwartz, Chip. Eliza Myrie and the means of (artistic) production at Vox Populi. March 9th, 2016. http://www.knightfoundation.org/blogs/knightblog/2016/3/9/eliza-myrie-artistic-production-vox-populi/

Morris, Matt. Daniel Giles and Eliza Myrie/Roots & Culture. September 29th, 2014. http://art.newcity.com/2014/09/29/review-daniel-giles-and-eliza-myrieroots-culture/

Darby, Angela. “Humanizing A Modernist Icon.” Aesthetica Magazine. June 2012. Print.

Darling, Michael ed. Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity, exhibition catalogue, June 30th- September 23rd 2012, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Ise, Claudine. ‘Skyscraper’ builds meaning behind architectural giants. August 22nd, 2012. http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/ct-ent-0823-skyscraper-art-review-20120822,0,6719067.story

Jemison, Steffani ed., The Reader, exhibition catalogue, October 12th – December 4th 2011, The New Museum, New York, NY

Larson, Jordan. The longitudes and latitudes of “Local Metrics”: an interview with artist Eliza Myrie. July 3rd, 2012. http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2012/07/03/the-longitudes-and-latitudes-of-local-metrics-an-interview-with-artist-eliza-myrie 

Wang, Emily. Site Insights. July 9th, 2012. http://mag.uchicago.edu/arts-humanities/site-insights

Kinkley, Jonathan. Uncrumpling This Much Crumpled Thing. September 2010 http://chicago.timeout.com/articles/art-design/88927/uncrumpling-this-much-crumpled-thing-at-the-exhibition-agency-art-review

Chang, Talisa. The Last Supper: Food, Thought, Consumption. October 1st, 2009. http://www.greenpointnews.com/entertainment/the-last-supper-food-thought-consumption

Short, Aaron.  Last Supper A Good One. September 29th, 2009. http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/brooklyn/last_supper_good_one_WTk7x5LvNRccx2tblAfIbJ

Liese, Jennifer. Voice: Women in Contemporary Art. May 2006. http://www.artforum.com