Elissa Swanger portrait
Nationality American
Born b. 1973

Elissa Swanger

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Born and raised in Santa Cruz, California, Elissa Swanger currently resides with her husband and two young sons in Morristown, New Jersey, where they are living in and restoring the 1870’s home in which her father grew up. The artist holds a Bachelor's in Art from Swarthmore College, and a Master's in Art from Brooklyn College.

Lot number
#31
Artwork
Artwork: Spotlit
Artist:
Elissa Swanger
Title and Year:
Spotlit | 2016
Auction Status

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  • SOLO EXHIBITION

    2015
    Elissa Swanger at Meg
    Meg Clothing Shop, Brooklyn, New York

     

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2021
    Every Woman Biennial
    Copeland Gallery, Peckham, London, UK

    Deanna Evans On-Line Flat File
    Deanna Evans Project, virtual

    Embody
    The Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, Connecticut

    2020
    The USPS Art Show
    The Pelham Art Center, Pelham, New York

    Far x Wide: Willing the Season
    Far by Wide, virtual

    2019
    Every Woman Biennial
    La Mama Gallery, New York, New York

    2018
    Flat Rate Contemporary
    Flat Rate Contemporary, virtual

    Open Orange
    Valley Arts, Orange, New Jersey

    2017
    2017 International Juried Exhibit
    The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, New Jersey

    The Bowery Gallery Juried Exhibit
    The Bowery Gallery, New York, New York

    Wish You Were Here
    AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

    Nasty Women
    ABD Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Nasty Women Art Exhibition
    Knockdown Center, Queens, New York

    2016
    The Big Small Show
    Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey

    UnBroken
    Lorraine Street Studios, Brooklyn, New York

    Bakers Dozen
    New Jersey Arts Guild, Rahway, New Jersey

    2015
    Giving Up the Ghost
    Owl’s Head Wine Bar, Brooklyn, New York

    To the Lover of Small Things
    Gallery 22, Peekskill, New York

    New Collectors BK
    Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

    You’ve Got Mail
    Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

    2014
    Governor’s Island Art Fair
    Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

    2013
    Small Wonder
    Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

    2012
    NURTURE
    Charles Bank Gallery, New York, New York

    2010
    Exposure
    Lcosahedron Gallery, New York, New York

    2008
    Out of Time: New Artists, New Works
    Payne Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    2007
    Night of 1,000 Drawings
    Artist’s Space, New York, New York

    Brooklyn College MFA Thesis Exhibition
    NYCAMS, New York, New York

    C.A.A. MFA Exhibition
    Hunter College, New York, New York

    2005
    Night of 1,000 Drawings
    Artist’s Space, New York, New York

    Swarthmore College Alumni Exhibition
    List Gallery, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

    2003
    Domesticity
    Sniveling Siblings Antiques, Los Angeles, California

  • 2007
    Brooklyn College
    Master of Fine Arts, Brooklyn, New York

    1995
    Swarthmore College
    Bachelor of Arts, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

  • 2007
    Charles G. Shaw Art Award, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
    CUNY Research Grant, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York

    2006
    Charles G. Shaw Art Award, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
    CUNY Research Grant, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York