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Elizabeth A Leger
2431 Oregon St#1    
       Berkeley, CA 94705


      EDUCATION                                                            San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, MFA Painting
 School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA, Diploma Painting, Drawing
 Connecticut College, New London, CT, BA Psychology

          COLLECTIONS                        Iraq National Library, Baghdad, Iraq
Auchebach, Collection,Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, SF, CA
                                                 The Drawing Center, New York, NY, Artist Image Registry
                                                      Artists Space, New York, NY, Irving Sandler Artist File
                                                 Museum of Modern Art, NY, Artist Registry Archives
                                                 Florida Atlantic University Library, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Boca Raton, FLA
                                                 Suzanne Scott, New York, NY
                                                      James Drummey, San Francisco, CA
                                                      Caitlin Smith, Berkeley, CA
                                                 Maya Frohlickman, San Francisco, CA

         AWARDS                    Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation Museum Purchase Award, May 1998,
                                                 Jurors include Robert F. Johsnson, Steven Nash
                                                  Grant Recipient, First Night Inc., Boston, MA Collaborative, Site Specific Installation, January 1991

               RESIDENCIES                        Faculty Residency, New York Studio Program, NY, NY, June-July 2005
                                                                           Artist in Residence, Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, NY, June 1992                                                                                                            
        EXHIBITIONS             Santa Fe History Museum,"Al-Mutanabbi St Project,Honoring the Souls of Baghdad's Literary Community",May/Mar 2011
                                    Wayne State Univesity ,"Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here", Apr/Mar 2011
Yavapai College Art Gallery, Mutanabbi St Broadside Project, Prescott AZ, Mar/Feb 2011
Thoreau Center for Sustainability, Tides Foundation, Mutanabbi St Broadside Project, SF, CA Oct, 2010
                                    Oliver Art Center, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA,Faculty Exhibition, Sept 2010
SF Zen Center, Mutanabbi Street Broadside Project, Doctors Without Borders, SF, CA, Oct,2010
                                                     Truman State University,"Line Weight", Kirksville, MO, February/January 2009
                                                     Eastern Oregon University," Making Their Mark", La Grande, OR, October, 2008
                                                     Oliver Art Center, California College of the Arts, Faculty Exhibition, Oakland, CA, September 2008
                                                Turchin Center for the Arts, "On the Mark", Boone, NC, November,2007-February, 2008
SFMOMA Artists Gallery, "Just Charcoal", Drawing Invitational, SF, CA, March/February 2007
                                                                        City Arts Gallery, City College of San Francisco, SF, CA." Fragments-Liz Leger, Deidre White," Oct/Sept 2006                                                                                          Los Medanos College Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, CA. "Liz Leger, David Romero, " April/March 2006                                                                                                            Bruce Gallery, Edinboro College, Edinboro PA, "4 Artists: Drawings, Paintings, Installation & Photography", Nov 2005
                                                                        A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York, "Wish You Were Here," July-June, 2005
                                                Stephen Austin State University, Naccogdeches TX, Texas National, April 2005, Juror: James Surles
                                                Columbia College, Columbia, Mo, "Paper in Particular," February 2005
                                                                        Trafo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, "Methods for an Irreversible Alteration of Money," October 2004                                   

                                                                        Artists Space, New York, NY, "Night of a Thousand Drawings", November 2004
                                                                           87 Sparkhall, Toronto, Ontario, "Exquisite Corpse," October 2004
                                                                          Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco, CA "For Example," January 2004/December 2003
                                                                          Oliver Art Center, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA Faculty Exhibition, Sept 08, 2004-1999
                                                       Palace of the Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, SF, CA,  "Recent Acquisitions of                                                                                                                   California Works on Paper," Achenbach Collection, February 2002/October 2001
                                                                          Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, Chautauqua, NY, 44th National Exhibition, June 2001, Juror: Barbara Rose
                                      LSU Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, Works on Paper, May 2001 Juror: David Kiehl, Whitney Museum
                                                                          Long Beach Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Lovelaides, NJ, National Exhibition July 2000,
                                                                             Doug Haug Memorial Award, Juror: Darcie Alexander, Asst, Curator, MOMA, NY                                                                                                                    A.I.R. Gallery, NY, Third Biennial Exhbition, Dec 1998, Juror: Elizabeth Sussman, Curator, Whitney Museum                                                                                              Runnels Gallery, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, "Scene-Unseen," November 1998                                                                                                               Nexus Gallery, New York, NY, National Juried Exhibition, August 1998
                                                                           LRC Gallery, Nicholet College, Rhinelander, WI, Northern National Art Competition, July 1998, Juror: Betye Saar
                                                                           New Media Gallery, Ventura College, Ventura, CA.,"States of Being", March 1998
                                                                           1078 Gallery, Chico, CA., "Drawings," Elizabeth Leger, Amy Kaufman, December 1997
                                                                           Fresno Arts Council, Fresno, CA., San Joaquin National Visual Arts Competition, November 1997                                                                                                               Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA. "Exposed-A Contemporary View of the Figure," June 1997
                                                                           Chico Arts Center, Chico, CA., National Exhibition, May 1997,Juror: Clayton Bailey                 
                                                                           Taylor Art Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA, Faculty Exhibition, February 1997
                                                                           San Mateo County Arts Council, Belmont, CA., Dec 1996, Juror: George Rivera, Triton Museum of Art.                                                                                                               Studio One Center for the Arts, Oakland, CA. "Liz Leger, Janiece Peper," January 1996
                                                                           San Bernardino County Museum, Fine Arts Institute, Redlands, Ca., 30th Annual Exhibition,                                                                                                                September 1995, Juror: Henry Hopkins, Dir. UCLA Armand Hammer Museum
                                                                           Ink People Center for the Arts, Eureka, CA., West Coast Works / Paper, July 95, Juror: Mildred Howard
                                                         Three Muses Artspace, San Francisco, CA., April 1993
                                                                            Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, NY, Open Studios, June 1992
                                                                           Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI, "Grieving," November 1991                 
                                                                           Newton Arts Center, Newton, MA, Artist/Social Worker Exhibition, October 1991
                                                                           Federal Reserve Gallery, Boston, MA, "Prismatic," September 1991
                                                                           Fauve Gallery, Amherst, MA, New England Women's Caucus for Art, July 1990

 BIBLIOGRAPHY                  Truman State University Gallery Blog, January 11, 2009, tsugallery.wordpress.com
                                                        ZYZZYVA, Winter 2007, Featured Artist, Pages 174-175
"Puzzle Pieces Unite", Los Medandos College Experience, Vol 64, #7, March 2006
                                                                          "Quality & Quiet," Chautauquan Daily, June 23-24, 2001
                                                   Creativity and Beyond; Culture, Values, Change, Robert Paul Weiner, SUNY Press, March 2000
                                                                         "Gerbode Museum Purchase Awards Announced,"  News & Notes, Art Week, November, 1998, page 2
                                                                          "Illusion by Intent," Calendar Weekend Ventura County, LA Times, pg. 48, March, 1998
                                                                          "Artists Delve into States of Being," Arts and Entertainment, Ventura College Press, March 16, 1998                                                                                             "1997 Faculty Artist Exhibition," The Orion, March 19, 1997, page 14
                                                                          "Drawing on Their Energy," Chico News & Review, Vol. 2 #20, December 11,1997
                                                               Contributing artist, Primavera, Chicago, Il., 1996,Vol. 20, pages 70-71
                                                                          "Something Different," Art Notes, Oakland Tribune, January 5, 1996
                                                                             Northern California Women's Caucus For the Arts, www.iceflow.com/ncwca/GALLERY/leger
                                                                          "Hera Faces Grief Head On," Providence Journal.  November 22, 1991
                                                                          "Prismatic Shines," Boston Visual Arts Union Newsletter, November/December 1991, Vol, 18, No 6






PROFESSIONAL              FATE-Foundations in Art: Theory and Education
AFFILIATION                       College Art Association


 LECTURES                                                   Chair, " Re-Working the Narrative: Phenomenon, Form and Context in Figure Drawing,
                                       Foundations in Art: Theory & Education Conference, Portland, ORE, April 2009
                                       Faculty Slide Lecture, California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA., September 2000-1999
                                                   Visiting Artist, Advanced Painting, San Francisco State University, SF CA, June 1999
                                                                            Visiting Lecturer, "In Search of Leonardo" St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA., January 21, 1997 
                                                                            Art Salon, Berkeley Arts Center, Berkeley, CA., January 1997                 
                                                                            Faculty Slide Lecture, Faculty Arts Exchange, CSU, Long Beach, CA, July 1997                 
                                                                            Artist in Residence Public Lecture, Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, NY, July 19


                      California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA., Senior Adjunct Professor, 1999--present
Drawing 1: Form & Gesture, Life Drawing, Bodies in Motion, 2D Visual Dynamics,
Undergraduate Independent Study, Graduate Tutorial
California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA., Faculty Representative, Enrollment Services, 2004=2002
California College of the Arts, Pre College Program,Drawing, Young Artist Program Summer 2008,
San Francisco City College, San Francisco, CA, Instructor, Basic Drawing, Figure Drawing, 2011-2009, 1998
DeAnza College, Cupertino, CA, Lecturer, Intermediate Drawing, 2004, Basic Drawing, 2000
University of San Francisco, SF, CA, Basic Drawing, 1999.
California State University, Chico CA, Adjunct Professor, Basic Drawing, Adv Life Drawing, Beg Ptg, 3D Design,1995-1997
University of California, Berkeley, ASUC Art Studio, Berkeley, CA., Instructor, Mixed Media, Advanced Life Drawing, 1996-
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Teaching Assistant, Drawing, 1992
San Diego Museum of Art, Department of Education, San Diego, CA, Interpreter,Community Arts Outreach Program, 1989












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