Liz Little

whoislizlittle@gmail.com

Education
2015 M.F.A (Studio Art).University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Canada.
2010 B.F.A. (Studio Art) With Distinction. Concordia University. Montreal,Canada.
2007 Fine Arts Diploma. Langara College. Vancouver, Canada.

Selected Solo and Pair Exhibitions and Projects

2020 Jan-Feb. Moon Song. FeatureWall exhibition. Open Studio Contemporary Printmaking Centre. Toronto, ON. 

2019 Sept. The Wave and the Shore. Two-person exhibition with Rachel Crummey. Kikospace.2104 Dundas Street West. Toronto, ON.

2016 Feb-Mar. Songs of Love and Hate. Seafoam. 20 Seaforth Ave. Toronto, ON.

2015 Dec. I Want It All For Christmas. Art Gallery of Burlington (AGB).Public art installation commissioned by the AGB, No Vacancy Art, DBBA.Burlington, ON.

2015 July-Oct. Shapes and Sounds. Accelerator Centre. Waterloo, ON.

2015 June 27. Song Without Words at the Parkenheim. Public art installationcommissioned by CAFKA and the City of Kitchener. Kitchener, ON.

2015 June 6. Artbox Project forSTEAMheat. Waterloo Public Library. Community art project commissioned by theCity of Waterloo.

2015 Apr 9-May 2 Small Worlds:An Exhibition of Wall Drawing. Gallery Two. UWAG. Waterloo,ON.

2014 Sept. Away Away. Arterygallery. University of Waterloo. Waterloo, ON.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 June Tompé 2017: The OntarioMiniature Print Exhibition. Print London. London, Ontario.

2016 Oct. 5-8 Useful Work Vs.Useless Toil. Participant in print portfolio exchange project exhibited at“Print Matters” MAPC Conference. New Albany, Indiana. USA.

2016 June-July. Print 2016: 13th Annual Juried Exhibition. John B. Aird Gallery. Toronto

2016 Apr.-May. Songs of Love and Hate. Main Gallery.Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts. Hamilton.

2016 Feb-Mar. Drawing 2016: 17thAnnual Juried Exhibition. John B. Aird Gallery.Toronto.

2015 Sept. 18-20 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. Toronto.

2015 Sept 18 Supernova. No Vacancy Art. Burlington,ON.

2015 July-Aug. Fresh Paint/New Construction. Art Mûr.Montreal.

2015 Jan.-Mar. University Exhibition: University of Waterloo. Capital One. North York office.Toronto.

2014 Oct.-Nov. Selectedworks at Hallway and Vitrine Galleries. Artscape Youngspace. Toronto.

2014 Oct. Tri-City Stopgap. Pop-up exhibition.Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada.

2014 Sept. Elements.Artery gallery. University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Canada.

2014 May 11th Toronto Timeraiser. The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery.Toronto, Canada.

2012 Oct.-Nov. Multiplicity 2. Gallery 129. Berlin,Germany.

2012 Oct. Traumwelt. Lausitzerstr. 10. Berlin, Germany.

2012 May Rote Bete Launch Party/Scanned Scapes Exhibition. Rote BeteKunst. Berlin, Germany.

2012 April Broadcast. (Curated by Amir Fattal and Wil Murray).Funkhaus. Berlin, Germany.

2011 Aug.-Sept. Multiplicity.Gallery 129. Berlin, Germany.

2011 June Wir Sind Hier Bei Uns. Pony Royal.Berlin, Germany.

2010-2011 Dec.-Jan. Crossing the Border. University At Buffalo Centerfor the Arts Atrium. Buffalo, New York.

Residencies

2022 June-July. Artist in Residence. Casa Na Ilha. Ilhabela, Brazil. 

2019 April-May. Lake KawaguchiArtist-in-Residence 2019. Mokuhanga Basic Training Program.Mi-Lab. Japan.

2018 July-Aug. Self-directedResidency. Arquetopia Foundation. Puebla, Mexico.

2017 Aug. Printmaking residency.Sparkbox Studios. Picton, ON.

2015-16 Nov-Jan. Emerging ArtistResidency. Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts. Hamilton, ON.

Awards/Grants

2019 Canada Council for the Arts. Explore and Create Grant. ProfessionalDevelopment for Artists.

2015 Sylvia Knight Award inFine Arts. University of Waterloo. Waterloo, Canada.

2014 Keith and Win Shantz Fellowship,Graduate Experience Award, University of Waterloo.     

2007. David Lambert MemorialScholarship, Bill Watson Memorial Award for Printmaking. Langara College.Vancouver, Canada

Collections/Archives

Mid America Print Council(MAPC)

University of Indiana

University of BuffaloCentre for the Arts

Various privatecollections

Press / Catalogues

2017 “Stellar Living 2017”(catalogue) An Auction of Contemporary Art to Benefit Mercer Union. 2017.

2015 “Fresh Paint / New Construction”(catalogue). Art Mûr. Montreal. 18 July, 2015.

2015 Jean-Michael Seminaro. “Vernissage de l’expoPeinture fraîche et nouvelle construction”. Baron Magazine (web). Montreal. 20 July, 2015.

2015 “Two Things: Liz Little”. ArtMetropole (blog). Toronto. June 25, 2015.

2015 Jenna Braun. “Abstractsculptures to liven up ‘Parkenheim’”. The Waterloo Region Record. P B1-B4. June23, 2015.

2015 “Small Worlds: Liz Little”(brochure). University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG). Waterloo. April 9, 2015.

2011. SP Williams. “Wir Sind Hier BeiUns: We Are Here With Us”. Berlin Art Link (web). Berlin, Germany. 13 June,2011.

Related ProfessionalExperience

2015 Dec-present. Scenic Artist/Painter.International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees. Local 873, Toronto ON,Local 891 Vancouver BC.

2015 Sept-Oct. Head of Installation.Sol LeWitt: White Styrofoam on Blue Wall.THEMUSEUM. Kitchener, Ontario.

2014 June/July. Assistant to theartist Ciara Phillips in her studio at Southblock and Glasgow Print Studio.Glasgow, Scotland      

2014 Fall. Teacher's Assistant. FINE300 (Studio Practice). University of Waterloo. Waterloo, ON.

2014 Sept.22. Guest Lecturer. “Scaling and Perspective”. Dept. of Engineering.University of Waterloo.

2014 Winter. Instructor. FINE 150(Appreciation and Expression: Acrylic Painting and Colour Theory). University ofWaterloo.

2014 Winter. Supervisor. Life Drawing sessions. University of Waterloo.

2013 Fall. Teacher's Assistant. FINE230 (Printmaking I). University of Waterloo.

2011 Sept.-Nov. Our Home andNative Land. Photography assistant for Jessica Wood. Lobby Gallery. LiuInstitute for Global Issues. Vancouver, Canada.

2011 March. Performer for The Insiders by Coral Short. Sudblock.Berlin, Germany.

2009-2010 Sept-Apr. Studio Monitor (Printmaking-Intaglio). Concordia University. Montreal, QC.

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