A native of Seattle, WA, Elizabeth received her BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, and her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. The use of the stencil resonates deeply within the content of her work, flickering between the beauty found in pattern and a kind of disorienting hypnotic representationalism. Elizabeth has had solo and two-person exhibitions nationally and internationally including at Planthouse, NY; Harvey Meadows Gallery, Aspen, CO; COOP Gallery, Nashville, TN; Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE; Backspace, Peoria, IL; Artspace, Reno, NV, Virginia Tech Armory Gallery, Blacksburg, VA and 5x6x9 Gallery, Berlin, Germany. She was an artist in residence at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, NE. Public collections include the Brown University Library and the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Sam Harvey received his MFA from Alfred University and BFA from Kansas City Art Institute. He has taught workshops nationally and internationally, including at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Colorado, in Taiwan and in Japan. He has shown nationally at such venues as Lill Street Arts Center, Chicago; Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe; Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore.
Jay Phillips (curator)
Jay Phillips is a Painter, Poet, Ceramic and Installation Artist living in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Born in Amsterdam, NY, he studied at New Paltz University and moved to the Roaring Fork Valley in 1998. He has studied locally in painting, ceramics and gallery installation at CMC Aspen, the Carbondale Clay Center and Anderson Ranch Arts Center. He has shown work at the Aspen Chapel Gallery and the Red Brick Center for the Arts in Aspen, Co - The ArtBase in Basalt, Co - The Launchpad and the Carbondale Clay Center in Carbondale, Co - The NOMAD Gallery in Glenwood Springs, Co - and BWAC in Brooklyn, NY. Jay has been inspired as well by his travels to Great Britain, Italy, Mexico and domestic locales such as Santa Fe, Los Angeles and New York City. Jay has also held a studio at Studio for Arts and Works (SAW) in Carbondale, Co and maintains a studio at his home in Glenwood Springs, Co.
Andrew Roberts-Gray had a one-person exhibition at the Denver Botanic Garden Gallery entitled “Elusive,” February to May, 2017. The exhibition is composed of shaped and painted panels surfaced with contrasting materials. He has a solo show upcoming this summer at Michael Warren Contemporary, opening July 20, 2017.
In 2016 he organized an exhibition for the Anderson Ranch Art Center’s Patton-Mallott
Gallery entitled “Surface as Cypher”, featuring the work of four artists. This show was on view in August and September. The solo exhibition, “Crazy Mix and the Love Child” was shown in July, 2016 at the Art Base in Basalt, Colorado. His work was shown in “Art of the State, 2016” at the Arvada Center, Arvada Colorado. The work “Extroducing”, took second place in the “Art of the State” exhibition.
Mr. Roberts-Gray is represented by Michael Warren Contemporary in Denver, CO. He lives with his wife artist Annette Roberts-Gray in Carbondale, CO.