ELYSE  MARTIN

Elyse Martin
Northbrook, Illinois
elysemartin13@gmail.com

Education
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, BFA.

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2016
    • "Size Matters" Flat Iron Building, Chicago, IL.
      Curator: Patrick Ogle
    • 2016 "Cut and Color" Elyse Martin, Susan Emmerson, Michele Thrane
      Nych Gallery, Chicago, IL.
    • "Dialogue Chicago: Full Force", Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL.
      Curator: Sarah Krepp
    • "In View" Annual Faculty and Member Show, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL.
  • 2015
    • "TAKING CHANCES: No/Yes?", Noyes Cultural Art Center, Evanston, IL.
      Curator: Sarah Krepp
  • 2014
    • Participating artist, Horses Of Honor Public Art Exhibition, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL.
    • "Pentimento 2" Elyse Martin and Jenny Learner, Studio 303. Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL.
  • 2013
    • “Taking Chances”, Dialogue Chicago, Noyes Cultural Art Center, Evanston, IL.
      Curator: Sarah Krepp
    • Fused Chicago Group Show, Robert Wright Gallery, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL.
      Curator: Steven Jones
    • “Rhythm in Wax”, Norris Cultural Center, St. Charles, IL.
  • 2012
    • Rockford Museum Midwestern Biennial, Rockford, IL.
      Juror: Lisa Stone
    • “Pentimento” Elyse Martin and Jenny Learner, Lincolnwood Village Hall Gallery, Lincolnwood, IL.
  • 2011
    • “Explorations: New Works by New Artists”, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL.
      Juror: Margaret Hawkins
    • “New Encaustic Explorations”, Noyes Cultural Art Center, Evanston, IL.
    • “Fused Chicago Encaustic Showcase,” Black Cloud Gallery Chicago, Chicago IL
    • “Art Bazaar” Black Cloud Gallery, Chicago, IL.
  • 2010
    • Encaustic:  “Hot Art”, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL.
    • Later Impressions, Chicago Cultural Center Renaissance Court, Chicago, IL
    • “Kaleidoscope”, IBC Gallery, Chicago, IL

Recent Awards
2017 “A View” Annual Faculty and Member Show
Best in Show

2016 ArtSlant International Award
First Showcase - Mixed Media

2015 “Horses of Honor” Public Installation
People's Choice Award

2015 ArtSlant International Award
First Showcase - Mixed Media
Second Showcase - Mixed Media
Third Showcase - Mixed Media

2013 “A View” Annual Faculty and Member Show, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL.
Best In Show

2012 Rockford Museum Midwestern Biennial
First Place - 2D, Juror Lisa Stone

2011 ArtSlant International Award
Fifth Showcase - Mixed Media

2010 ArtSlant International Showcase Awards
First Showcase - Mixed Media
Second Showcase – Mixed Media
Third Showcase - Mixed Media

Juried Publications

  • 2012 East On Central, Journal of Arts and Letters, Highland Park, IL.
  • 2009 The Tulane Review, Tulane University Literary and Art Magazine
Associations
  • Co-Curator with VA DePintor and Linda Sorkin-Eisenberg, The Dot Show, featuring members of Fused Chicago, Chicago Arts District Pilsen, Chicago, IL.
  • Dialogue Chicago, critique group with Sarah Krepp, artist and Professor Emerita University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL (UIUC)
  • Member Fused Chicago, a professional organization of Midwest artist working in encaustics.

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