eliza myrie

Williams College, BA, 2003
Northwestern University, MFA, 2010
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2010


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


2017  Presenter, The Weather Underground: A Night of Radical Imagination, Santa Fe, NM
2015  Lecturer, School of The Art Institute Chicago, Chicago, IL
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


2017   Santa Fe Art Institute, Equal Justice Resident
2016   3Arts Projects, Building a Wall Through My Father
2015   MacDowell Colony Fellow
2015   Creative Capital, On Our Radar
2013   Smack Mellon, Hot Picks!
2012   University of Chicago, Arts + Public Life/CSRPC, Artist-in-Residence
2010   Joan Mitchell MFA Grant Nominee
2010   Northwestern University Graduate Research Grant
2009   Northwestern University Art, Theory, Practice Department Grant


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