ARTWORK INFO CONTACT

 

Elizabeth A. Gerdeman
Columbus, OH, USA / Leipzig, Germany / egerdeman@gmail.com
 
Education  
   
2008 • Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), in Art, The Ohio State University
  > Additional Certificate of Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Fine Arts
  with concentrations in Art History and Social Geography
2004 • Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), in Fine Art, Columbus College of Art and Design
  Summa Cum Laude, Concentrations in Painting and Printmaking
  > Minors: Art History and Art Therapy
   
   
Solo Exhibitions  
   
2017 Straight from the Horse’s Mouth, (Z)ORTEN, Graubünden, Switzerland
  Scratching the Surface, in collaboration with Michael Hahn, Modern Art Museum
  Yerevan, Armenia
  Outside In, Helmut, Leipzig, Germany
2015 Color Coded, Bureau for Cultural Translations (Bükü), Leipzig, Germany
2013 LAND/SCAPE: Viewfinder, Galerie Lifebomb, Leipzig, Germany
2011 Superimposition, A und V, Leipzig, Germany
  Wanderlust, ItLooksLikeItsOpen Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2006 Neighborhoods, Ohio Art League Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2004 Recent Works, Canzani Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus,OH,USA
   
   
Selected Group Exhibitions,
Screenings & Juried Compettions
   
2018 On Limits, Borders, Edges and Boundaries, Else Foundation Symposium,
  Mexico City, Mexico
2017 Nacht der Kunst, Georg-Schumann-Straße, Leipzig, Germany
  #Postfuture, 13th Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF), Athens, Greece
  Wend One's Way: Domestic Journey Series, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, DE
2016 Drifting Socially — Slipping Aesthetically, Бükü, Leipzig, Germany
  Herbstrundgang, BSMNT Galerie, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
  Secrets, Faculty Club, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Xenia Motel, Collective for the Commoning of Space, Karteros, Crete, Greece
2015 in den Bergen wird nicht viel gesprochen, Lindenow 11, Blauer Stern, Leipzig, DE
  Sunny Binaural, PAMAF, Leipzig, Germany
  Blind Date, Alabama Sir, Leipzig, Germany
  Revolver, Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig Rundgangsausstellung, Leipzig, Germany
2014 – 2013 Wurzeln mehr Aufmerksamkeit widmen, Kunstvereins Familie Montez,
  A Cross-Country Exhibition, Leipzig, Nürnberg, Köln, Frankfurt, Germany
2013 RATIONAL ANIMAL, Rumbalotte Continua, Berlin, Germany
  Re: Working, Thinking, Seeing. Adapting to the 21st Century, Gallery K,
  Max Kade Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  Exquisite Corpse: Stamped and Mailed, collaboration with Derrick Velasquez
  Groundswell Gallery, Denver, Colorado
  Flora & Fauna, two-person exhibition, Museum Lytke, Leipzig, Germany
  International Girls, two-person exhibition, Museum Lytke, Leipzig, Germany
  Arkanum XX, Westpol Gallery, Westwerk GmbH, Leipzig, Germany
2012 Shining, Westpol Gallery, Westwerk GmbH, Leipzig, Germany
  Niemandsland: All Dies und Nichts, geh8 Kunstraum und Ateliers e.V.,
  Dresden, Germany
  How to Pirate an A4, Festival de l'Oeil d'Oodaaq, La gaLerie du 48,
  Rennes, France
  Room + Style, Künstlermesse Dresden, Germany
2011 Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
  Means to No End, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Rooms To Let, House Project, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Maps Project, Fill In The Blank Gallery, The MDW Fair, Visual Arts Landing, Chicago
  Visiting Faculty Exhibition, Trisolini Gallery, Athens, Ohio, USA
2010 Gentrified, BAG Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA
  Fortify, Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Apart, geh8 Kunstram und Ateliers e.V., Dresden, Germany
  HouseWARNING, Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
  Calling Beauty, Bureau for Open Culture, Curated by Jim Voorhies
  Canzani Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Inhabit, SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
2009 Drawing It Out: An Exploration of the Recording of Thought Through Drawing
  The Wayne & Geraldine Kuhn Fine Arts Gallery, Marion, Ohio, USA
  Greener Grass, A Cross-Country Juried Exhibition, New Orleans, Houston, Las Vegas,
  and San Francisco, USA
  Fake Irrational, Ohio Art League Exhibition, Acock Gallery, Columbus, OH and
  Concourse Gallery, Upper Arlington, Ohio, USA
  Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, Juried by Iduna Bohning and Rosemary Fiore
2008 Sites Seen, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Ways of Knowing Water, OSU Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Dewey Decimal Days, Bureau for Open Culture, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Ohio Art, Carnegie Gallery, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Lecturer Exhibition, Hopkins Gallery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Faculty Exhibition, Canzani Gallery, Columbus College of Art and Design,
  Columbus, Ohio, USA
  OSU MFA, OSU Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2007 Ohio Art League Annual Fall Juried Exhibition, Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville, OH
  Juried by Megan Lykins Reich, Assistant Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art,
  (MOCA) Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  Annual Exhibitions, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, OH, juried by Petra Kralickova,
  Director of Exhibitions, Ohio University and Sean Foley, Senior Lecturer,
  The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Inspired Reunion: Alumni Exhibition, Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus
2005 Composite, two-person exhibition, Michael Orr Gallery, Grandview, Ohio, USA
  Gerdeman, Jackson, Price, three-person exhibition, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, OH
  Ohio Art League Annual Fall Juried Exhibition, Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery,
  Columbus, OH, Juried by Joe Houston, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art,
  Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2004 International Printmaking Exhibition, Pension Roskolnikoff Gallery, Dresden, Germany
  Gerdeman, Gray, Sell, three-person exhibition, Studio Ash Gallery, Columbus,OH,USA
2003 Exploration into Non-Representation, three-person exhibition, So-Loft Gallery,
  Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Ohio Art League Annual Fall Juried Exhibition, Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery,
  Columbus, OH Juried by Helen Molesworth, Chief Curator of Exhibitions at the
  Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Annual Exhibitions, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2002 Some People Do Art, three-person exhibition, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Four Serious, Four-person exhibition, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2000 Generations, Ace Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
   
   
Grants, Awards & Residencies  
   
2018 Visiting Artist, Art Department, University of Central Oklahoma, USA
2017 Artist Residency, Z(ORTEN), Graubünden, Switzerland
  Artist Residency, Art & Cultural Studies Laboratory, Yerevan, Armenia
  Grant, European Cultural Foundation with the support of Compagnia di San Paolo
2016 Visiting Artist, Printmaking Department, The Ohio State University, USA
2013 Artist Residency, Museum Lytke, Leipzig, Germany
2012 Project Funding, Niemandsland International Art Exhibition,
  Landeshauptstadt Dresden, Germany
2011 Sistercity Expense Allowance for Artists, Landeshauptstadt Dresden, Germany
2009 Greater Columbus Arts Council Dresden/Saxony Artist Residency,
  Artist Residency in 2010, Dresden, Germany
  Juror's Choice Award, Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, USA
2007 Teaching Associateship, The Ohio State University, USA
2006  University Fellowship, The Ohio State University, USA
2004 Joseph V. Canzani Award, Columbus College of Art & Design, USA
2003 Edward G. & Maxine Tracy Scholarship, Columbus College of Art & Design, USA
2001 – 2004 Dean’s List and/or President’s List, Columbus College of Art & Design, USA
2001 Four-Year Academic Scholarship, Columbus College of Art & Design, USA
  Americorps Education Award, USA
2000 Americorps Education Award, USA
 
   
Bibliography  
   
Jens Kassner, “Spione, Hirsche, Elefanten.” Kunstszene Leipzig. January 10, 2015.
Susan Froyd, “Groundswell Gallery's Exquisite Corpse: Stamped and Mailed, in bits and pieces.”
  Denver Westword. July 12, 2013.
Melissa Starker, “Festival Preview: Go West!” The Alive. June 09, 2011.
Jennifer Sadler, “International Exchanges: Global Explorations through Art.”
  Front Row Center. May, 2011.
Deborah Lynn Blumberg, “Gentrification: Inspiring Art, Regardless of Implications.”
  Carroll Gardens Patch, New York. December 21, 2010.
Amy Davis, “Breaking the Mold: Works Broaden Traditional Definitions of What Pleases the Eye.”
  The Columbus Dispatch. March 14, 2010.
James Voorhies, “Beauty in the Expanded Field of Painting.” Calling Beauty.
  Bureau for Open Culture with Columbus College of Art & Design, 2010.
Bill Mayr, “Displays Brush Up On Images Of City And State.” The Columbus Dispatch,Weekender.
  Weekender. September 4, 2008.
Melissa Starker. “Small World.” The Alive. August 21, 2008.
Bill Mayr. “Old Lazarus Building Figures Into Works By Eight.” The Columbus Dispatch, Weekender.
  August 21, 2008.
Bill Eichenberger. “Hydro Dynamic.” The Columbus Dispatch. July 27, 2008.
Tracy Zollinger Turner. "Go with the Flow." Columbus Alive. July 24, 2008.
Bill Mayer. “Alumni exhibit reveals depth of Fort Hayes talent pool.” The Columbus Dispatch,
  Weekender. January 11, 2007.
Emily Hanna. “In the Neighborhood.” Columbus CityScene. August, 2006.
Jacqueline Hall. “Between Paints and Prints.” The Columbus Dispatch. October 9, 2005.
Melissa Starker. “Composite.” Columbus Alive. September 7, 2005.
Elizabeth Ann James. “Thoughtfulness Reigns at ROY G BIV.” Short North Gazette. February, 2005.
Melissa Starker. “A-list.” Columbus Alive. November 6, 2003.
 
   
Teaching Experience  
   
Current – 2015 Lecturer, Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig
2015 – 2011 Independent Instructor, WIR Projects
2011 – 2010 Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting, Ohio University
2010 – 2008 Adjunct Faculty, Columbus College of Art and Design
  Lecturer, The Ohio State University
2008 – 2007 Instructor of Record, The Ohio State University
2006 – 2005 Art Specialist, ScholARTS Preparatory School
2001 – 2000 Americorps Artist Member, Greater Columbus Arts Council’s Children of the Future
 
   
Other Professional Experience  
   
Current – 2016 Guide, Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
2016 Coordinator, For Your Viewing Pleasure: Video Screening, Rehab, Columbus, OH, USA
  Performances, Panayiotis Michael's “a book of small things” Terra Mediterranea:
  In Action - Über den flüssigen Kontinent, HALLE 14 - Center for Contemporary Art,
  Leipzig, Germany
  Performance, Sharon Kivland Artist Talk and Exhibition Tour: A Reenactment,
  HGB Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
  Performances, Heaven27, Kunstraum D21, Ilses Erika, Leipzig, Germany
  Guide, Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
2015 Speaker, Transcriptions Exhibition: Christopher Daniggelis Recent Works,
  Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung, Dresden, Germany
  Public Presentation, Artwork and Practice, Department of Art, University of Oregon,
  Eugene, Oregon, USA
2014 Visiting Artist Lecturer, Professional Practices, Department of Art,
  The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Public Presentation, Presented as part of the Anthropocene Series,
  Autodidaktische Initiative, Leipzig, Germany
2013 Public Presentation, American Sublime: Landscape Imagery in Art and Visual Culture,
  Institute for American Studies, Universität Leipzig, Germany
  Visiting Artist Lecturer, Studio Professions, Columbus College of Art & Design,
  Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Contributor, Leipzig Zeitgeist: Leipzig’s International Voice, Leipzig, Germany
2012 Curator / Artist, Niemandsland: All Dies und Nichts, geh8 Kunstraum und Ateliers
  e.V., Dresden, Germany
2011 Scenic Designer, Penthesilea, creActor e.V., Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany
  Panelist, Platforma 11 Symposium, Leipzig, Germany
  Visiting Artist, Nemzetközi Kerámia Stúdió, Kecskemét, Hungary
2011 – 2006 Board Member and Vice President, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Board Member and Vice President, Franklinton Arts District, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2010 – 2008 Graduate Art Program Coordinator, Department of Art, The Ohio State University,
  Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Advisory Committee Member and Community Partners Committee Member, OSU Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2010 – 2006 Vice President, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2009 Juror, Pulp Art: Works on Paper, Carnegie Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Juror, Central Ohio Regional Scholastic Art Competition & Exhibition,
  Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2009 – 2007 Programming Committee Member and Artist Member, Ohio Art League, Columbus, OH
2008 Midwest Region, FUNDRED DOLLAR BILL PROJECT, national art
  project conceived of and directed by artist Mel Chin, intended to support the rebuilding of New Orleans by making the environmental conditions safer for its residents.
  Exhibition Coordinator, What Time Is This Place Exhibition, OSU Urban Arts Space,
  Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Juror, Central Ohio Regional Scholastic Art Competition & Exhibition,
  Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Member and Vice President, Student Printmaking Association,
  The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2008 – 2006 President and Former Secretary, Graduate Student Council of Art, The Ohio
  State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2007 Speaker, Water Exhibition Symposium, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts,
  St. Louis, Missouri, USA
2007 – 2006 Co-Curator & Exhibition Chairperson, Shot Tower Gallery, Fort Hayes
  Columbus, Ohio, USA
2006 Curator, Photographic Prelude, Selected Works by Michael Bonardi
  Ohio Art League Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2005 Assistant, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Artist, Children of the Future Program, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, OH
2004 – 2003 Work-Study, Printmaking Department, Columbus College of Art and Design,
  Columbus, Ohio, USA
2003 – 2002 Art Therapy Intern, Rosemont Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
2001 – 2000 Artist, Americorps Children of the Future Program, Greater Columbus Arts Council,
  Columbus, Ohio, USA