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ELIZABETH ATTERBURY
b. 1982 West Palm Beach, FL
lives and works in Portland, ME

EDUCATION
2011 MFA Massachusetts College of Art + Design
2005 BA Hampshire College

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
2018
Night Comes In, Mrs., Queens, NY
2017
3 Sets, Mrs., Queens, NY 
2016
Happy Sunny Jade, Document, Chicago, IL 
2015 
currents7: Elizabeth Atterbury, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville,
ME
2014 
Elizabeth Atterbury, kijidome, Boston, MA 
2012 
Photography Indoors, Document, Chicago, IL 

SELECTED TWO PERSON + GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
2019
heroic in its ordinariness, Crisp Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL [forthcoming]

2018
Rhythm, Stress & Pausing, Super Dutchess, New York, NY
Friend of a Friend, DOCUMENT, Chicago, IL
Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland, ME
ROYGBIV, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

2017
Wild Family, Border Patrol, Portland, ME
Paris, London, Hong Kong, Chicago, Brooklyn, San Diego, Berlin, Portland, Los Angeles, Detroit, Document + PLHK, Chicago, IL 
Underlying System is not known, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Off-Modern: In What Time Do We Live?, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO

2016
Elizabeth Atterbury, James Collins, Sterling Lawrence, Curated by Document, Et al. Etc., San Francisco, CA
More Strange Than True, Curated by FIELDWORK, Pulaski Park field house,
Chicago, IL
You Yes You, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME, Curated by Meghan 
Brady 

2015
We agreed the paler tones would make a more subtle statement, Curated by Dmitry Komis, Ida Schmid, Brooklyn, NY
An Argument for Difference, TSA New York, Brooklyn, NY 

2014
Three Cups Fragrance, Bodega, New York, NY 
Layered and Exposed, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Idea of North, Curated by Daniel Fuller, River Bend Smelt Camps,
Bowdoinham, ME

2013
Inside Order, KANSAS, New York, NY
Peninsula School, ICA, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2011
The Pleasure's Mine, Bodega, Philadelphia, PA 
The Collector's Guide Vol.2 Book Launch + Exhibition, Chelsea Art 
Museum, New York, NY

2010 
Thieves In The Temple, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Maine Photographers: Ten Years Later, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
Oort Cloud, Doran Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA
 
AWARDS
2017
Percent for Art Commission, Elizabeth Atterbury and Anna Hepler, Molly Ockett Elementary School, Fryeburg, Maine
Kindling Fund Grant for The Number of Inches Between Them, commissioned sculpture and performance by Gordon Hall, organized by Elizabeth Atterbury and Meghan Brady, SPACE Gallery via The Warhol Foundation
2014 
​Project Grant for Individual Artists, Maine Arts Commission

PUBLICATIONS
2017
   
MOTHER, MOTHER Vol. II, edited by Sheilah Restack 
Seesaw Volume I, organized by Anna Hepler and Karen Gelardi, including work by Elizabeth Atterbury, Meghan Brady, Karen Gelardi, Anna Hepler, Christopher Patch, and Andrea Sulzer 
2015
currents7:Elizabeth Atterbury, Colby College Museum of Art (catalog)
2014
Idea of North, ICA @ MECA Publications (catalog)
2013
In The Middle, An Oasis, Bodega Press 

SELECTED PRESS
2018

A Show That Requires a Different Kind of Looking, John Yau, Hyperallergic, January 14, 2018
2017   
9 Artists to Watch at NADA Miami, Scott Indrisik, Artsy, December 7, 2017
Summer Group Show’ at Document Gallery at Document Gallery, Chicago, Blouin Artinfo, August 7, 2017
2015
Kany, Daniel, "Around the region, newer art spaces are big hits or big
misses," Portland Press Herald, March 1, 2015
2014
Adams, Abraham, "Three Cups Fragrance," Artforum (Critics' Picks), 
December 16, 2014
McQuaid, Cate, "At Krakow, text that makes its own context," The Boston
Globe, May 21, 2014
2012
Kuennen, Joel, "The Enclosed World," ArtSlant, October 30, 2012
 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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