Resume

Solo and Partner Exhibitions

2017
Title (tbd), Gallery 825, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, CA.

2016
Transfiguration, Tom Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA.

...and yet, things continue to unfold, 643 Project Space, Ventura, CA.

2015
Erika Lizée and Michael Maas, GALA Exhibits, Glendale, CA.

2011

Invited to the Moment, JK Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2010

Beyond the Familiar, (with Linda Stoudt), FireHouse Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR.

Seeing Beyond the Familiar,College of Southern Nevada, Cheyenne Campus Artspace Gallery, North Las Vegas, NV.

2009

Beyond the Familiar Glance, (with Jody Alexander and Donovan Widmer), Monterrey Peninsula College, Monterrey, CA.

2008

Recent Work, Moorpark College Art Gallery, Moorpark, CA.

2006

contemplating the intricate nature of reality and the influence of consciousness, West Gallery, CSU Northridge, MFA thesis exhibition.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Spring Cleaning, 643 Project Space, Ventura, CA.
High Priestess, ArtShare LA, Los Angeles, CA.

2016

Shift and Fade, BLAM, Los Angeles, CA.

Transparency, SugarMynt Gallery, Pasadena, CA.

2015

Turning to the Light, Angels' Ink Gallery, San Pedro, CA.

Blank Canvas, Benefit Show, United Cerebral Palsy Los Angeles, Washington Reid Gallery, Culver City, CA.

6th Busan Calligraphy Biennale, Maze Exhibition and Baeksan Hall of Busan Citizens Park, Busan, Korea.

Where the Magic Happens, Gallery H, Phantom Galleries LA, Hawthorne, CA.

New Familiar, The Brayer Gallery, Ventura, CA.

Spectrum Gestalt 2, bG Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA.

Illuminate, Surrogate Gallery Projects, Pasadena, CA.

2015 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

Exuberance, Angels' Ink Gallery, San Pedro, CA.

Los Angeles Art Association 2015 Benefit Auction, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.

The Mark on The Wall, Greenly Art Gallery, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA.

Smaller Peaces, Moorpark College Art Gallery, Moorpark, CA.

Smaller Peaces, Ventura County Government Center, Hall of Administration Atrium Gallery, Ventura, CA.

2014

1st OMNIS International, Minan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

Pot-Luck Up-Pop, Surrogate-Gallery Projects, Paseo Colorado, Pasadena, CA.

Faculty and Student Show, Artwork from Moorpark College, Ventura County Government Center, Hall of Administration Atrium Gallery, Ventura, CA.

2013

NIJIIRO Exhibition: One Mind and One Heart - From Global Calamity to Creativity, Castel dell'Ovo Gallery, Naples, Italy.

The WILD Flowers, Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, CA.

2012

Interpretations, City Hall Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2010

Thickening the Plot, Angel's Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA.

Revisiting Beauty, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA.

Brilliant Paintings & Amazing Ceramics, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA.

Rebus Reconstructuring, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Eagle Rock, CA.

2009

Sweet Subversives: Contemporary California Drawings, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA.

Rebus, Amelia Museum of Archaeology, Umbria, Italy.

Of Intricacy, Terminal One, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA.

More With Less, Gallery 825/LAAA, Los Angeles, CA.

GEM, Gallery 825/LAAA, Los Angeles, CA.

Natural Worlds, Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, CA.

2008

2008 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park.

Of Intricacy, Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA.

California Visual Artists, 2nd City Council, Long Beach, CA.

Black & White (with shades of gray and a pinch of color), Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA.

2007

BLOOMS, Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles City Hall, CA.

Southern California Open Regional Exhibition VI, VIVA Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA.

Art International, A Fine Art Fair, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Booth, Pasadena, CA.

Insprired Black and White, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA.

Biannual, LAAA South, Los Angles, CA.

Liminal, Phantom Galleries, Pasadena, CA.

Crackerjack, Gallery 825, Los Angles, CA.

2007 California Open Exhibtion, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA.

New Members, Department of Cultural Affairs Slide Registry Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

GEM, Gallery 825/LAAA, Los Angeles, CA.

Faculty Exhibition, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA.

W.O.P., The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA.

2007 Juried Open, Topanga Canyon Gallery, Topanga, CA.

2006

Utopia, A Shenere Velt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

Greater LA MFA Exhibition and Film Screening, CSU Long Beach.

2006 Juried All Media Exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

On Site at the Gate 2006, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA.

CSUN Painting Guild 2006 Juried Exhibition, West Gallery, CSU Northridge.

Art Alumni Show, University Gallery, UNC Asheville.

2005

Petite Works, LAAA/Gallery 825, Bergamot Station Annex, Santa Monica, CA.

Southern California Open Regional Exhibit, Valley Institute of Visual Art, Sherman Oaks, CA.

Beauty Revisited, Mt. Scott Art Center, Portland, OR.

Annual Student Art Exhibition, Main Gallery, CSU Northridge.

Art Alumni Show, University Gallery, UNC Asheville.

2004

2004 Topanga Canyon Gallery Juried Open, Topanga, CA.

69th Annual National Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association, NY.

Westmoreland Art Nationals Juried Exhibition, Westmoreland County Community College and Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, Latrobe, PA.

7th Annual Celebration of the Arts, National Juried Exhibition, The Montpelier Center for the Arts and Education, VA.

13th National Exhibition, Northern Colorado Artist Association, Fort Collins, CO.

Vivid Visions, Lankershim Art Gallery, North Hollywood, CA.

Reviews, Catalogs, Publications

HiFructose, “Erika Lizée’s Absorbing, Transcendental ‘Seed of Life’ Installation,” Andy Smith. http://hifructose.com/2016/10/19/erika-lizees-absorbing-transcendental-s..., October 19, 2016
Art and Cake, “Material, Metaphor and the Artist’s History on Display at BLAM Los Angeles,” Lorraine Heitzman. https://artandcakela.com/2016/10/19/material-metaphor-and-the-artists-hi..., October 19, 2016
Diversions LA, “Shift and Fade: Ecstatic Art Adventures at BLAM”, Genie Davis, http://diversionsla.com/?p=5136, October 21, 2016
We Choose Art, “Erika Lizée,” Desiree Cormier, http://wechooseart.com/erika-lizee/, October 8, 2016
Tussle Magazine, “Artist Profile: Erika Lizée”. http://www.tusslemagazine.com/#!artist-profile-s/tooii, August 19, 2016
The Huffington Post, “Erika Lizée: Vision and Its Opposite,” Shana Nys Dambrot. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shana-nys-dambrot/erika-lizee-vision-and-i..., August 15, 2016
Art and Cake, “Erika Lizée’s New Art Installation at LAX Wows!” https://artandcakela.com/2016/07/12/erika-lizees-new-art-installation-at..., July 12, 2016
Bizarre Beyond Belief Magazine, “Erika Lizée – Transfiguration,” https://bizarrebeyondbelief.com/2016/07/07/erika-lizee-transfiguration/, July 7, 2016
Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, “Erika Lizée – And Yet, Things Continue to Unfold”, Jennifer Susan Jones, http://bizarrebeyondbelief.com/2016/02/22/erika-lizee-and-yet-things-con..., March 7, 2016
Bizarre Beyond Belief Magazine, “Erika Lizée, And Yet, Things Continue to Unfold,” https://bizarrebeyondbelief.com/2016/02/22/erika-lizee-and-yet-things-co..., February 22, 2016
Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 31, The Open Studios Press, 2015
Juxtapoz, “Otherworldly Installation by Erika Lizée”, http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/otherworldly-installation-by-erika-lizee, September 11, 2015
Beautiful/Decay, “Erika Lizée’s Installations of Surreal, Flowing Forms Pull Us into the Other Side,” Christina Nafziger, http://beautifuldecay.com/2015/09/09/erika-lizees-installations-surreal-..., September 9, 2015
Hometown Pasadena, “Illuminate”, http://hometown-pasadena.com/shops/illuminate/112375, August 3, 2015
365 Artists/365 Days, “Erika Lizée”, http://365artists365days.com/2015/06/18/erika-lizee-los-angeles-californ..., June 18, 2015
Shoebox PR, “A New Erika Lizée Installation at GALA Exhibits in Glendale Opening March 15th”, Kristine Schomaker, http://shoeboxpr.com/2015/03/10/a-new-erika-lizee-installation-at-gala-e..., March 10, 2015
“NIJIIRO Exhibition: One Mind and One Heart” Catalog, Kim Juewhe, Castel dell'Ovo Gallery, Naples, Italy, September 2013
“Revisiting Beauty” Catalog, Peter Frank, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California, April 2010
FORTH Magazine, “Sweet Subversives: Contemporary California Drawings”, Jason Hall, October 2009
“Of Intricacy” Catalog, John O’Brien, Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, California, 2008
“An Artist’s Labyrinth of Abstract Experiences”, Carla Eldredge, p.1, Daily Sundial, California State University, Northridge, November 27, 2006

Awards, Residencies, Lectures

2016
◦ Guest Artist, Ryman Arts, CSU Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.
◦ Spring Sabbatical, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA.
◦ Curatorial Residency, Surrogate Gallery Projects, Altadena, CA.
2015
◦ Winner, Installation, 4th 2015 ArtSlant Los Angeles Showcase.
◦ 2nd Place, 2015 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery.
◦ Co-Best in Show, The Mark on The Wall, Greenly Art Gallery, Bloomsburg University.
2014
◦ Individual Artist Grant, Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA.
2013
◦ Artist-in-Residence, Viewpoint School, Calabasas, CA.
2006
◦ Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement and Service, College of Arts, Media and Communication, CSU Northridge.
2005
◦ First Place, College of Arts, Media & Communication. CSU Northridge 10th Annual Research & Creative Works Symposium.
◦ Hans G. Burkhardt Memorial Scholarship Award, CSU Northridge.
◦ The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Book Award Scholarship.
1999
◦ Best in Painting Media, Jackson County Annual Juried Exhibition, Cullowhee, NC.
1998
◦ Chancellor’s Purchase Award, The University of North Carolina at Asheville.
◦ First Annual Art Alumni Scholarship, The University of North Carolina at Asheville.
1997
◦ Norman Sultan Scholarship, The University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Education

2007 California State University, Northridge, M.F.A., Painting. High Distinction.

1999 University of North Carolina, Asheville, B.F.A., Painting. Magna Cum Laude.

Teaching Experience

2016-2018
◦ Department Chair: Digital, Media and Visual Arts Department, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA.

2008-Present
◦ Associate Professor of Art, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA.
◦ Director, Moorpark College Art Gallery, Moorpark, CA.

2007-2008

◦ Adjunct Faculty, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA.

◦ Adjunct Faculty, California State University, Northridge.

2006-2007

◦ Adjunct Faculty, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA.

◦ Teaching Associate, California State University, Northridge.