Elizabeth Enders Bio

 

2012
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA (solo)
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia (solo)
INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

 

2011
Diane Birdsall Gallery, Old Lyme, CT (solo)
INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Harnessing the White Wave,Chester Art Center, Chester, Nova Scotia
Older Artists and New Artists, Diane Birdsall Gallery, Old Lyme, CT
An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, Curated by Regine Basha, MassMoCa,
North Adams, MA

 

2010
New Acquisitions Wall, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
INCOGNITO,  Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
A Contemporary Look – An Invitational Exhibition, Lyme Art Association,
Old Lyme,CT

 

2009
INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Making Their Mark, Chester Art Center, Chester, Nova Scotia
On View, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT (solo)
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

 

2008
Women Artists in Connecticut, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT
Other Ideas, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Painterly Reductions: Elizabeth Enders, David Sorensen, Studio 21,
Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

2007
INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Chester Art Center, Chester, Nova Scotia (solo)
Summer Show, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
March Madness, Robert Brown Gallery, New York, NY

 

2006
Charles E Shain Library, Connecticut College, New London, CT (solo)
Alva Gallery, New London, CT (solo)
Holiday Cheer, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
The Nude at The Century, The Century Association, New York, NY
Growing the Addison: New Acquisitions, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
A Collective Endeavor, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT
Femme Brute, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
On View, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

 

2005
The Summer Show, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Lucky Draw, Sculpture Center,Phillips, dePury & Company, Chelsea, NY
The Interior Garden, Pfizer, Inc, Brooklyn, NY

 

2004
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT (solo)
Charles E Shain Library, New London, CT (solo)
Small Treasures, Robert Brown Gallery, Washington, DC
The Interior Garden, Pfizer Inc, New York, NY, New London CT

 

2003
Starting a Collection, Robert Brown Gallery, Washington, DC
The Art Show, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

 

2002
New Acquisitions, Robert Brown Gallery, Washington DC
The Art Show, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

 

2001
Less than a Thousand, Robert Brown Gallery, Washington DC
Artists Space, New York, NY (solo)
I Love New York, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
For Love or Money, Dieu Donne Papermill
In the Spirit of Landscape IV, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
Works on Paper, Invitational, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
On View, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

 

2000
LandEscape, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY
Summer 2000, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

 

1999
Y2KAOS, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY
Abstract Forms/ Concrete Logic, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
Recent Acquisitions, Robert Brown Gallery, Washington, DC

 

1998
Painterly Abstraction, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
Gotham Group, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
Group Invitational, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
Absolut Secret, Royal Academy of Arts, London, David McKee Gallery, New York, NY
Downtown Arts Festival, New York, NY
Works on Paper, A-Z, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
The Winter Show, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

 

1997
Nobert Considine Gallery, Princeton, NJ (solo)
Downtown Arts Festival, New York, NY
Nightmare on Broome Street, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY

 

1996
New Talent – New Ideas, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

 

1995
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Binai, Enders, Olson, Denise Bibro Fine Arts, New York, NY
Divine Design, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Human/Nature, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Selections from the Permanent Collection,
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT

 

1994
Ulysses Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT (solo)

 

1993
Angel Art, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
New Acquisitions, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

 

1992
Ulysses Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Putt Modernism, Artists Space, New York, NY

 

1991
Maps and Madness, Fred Wilson,Curator,Bronx Council on the Arts,
Longwood Gallery, Bronx, NY 

 

1988
Alumni Art Exhibition, Connecticut College, New London, CT

 

1984
Stonington Art Gallery, Stonington, CT

 

1983
Seventh Annual Small Works Competition, Ivan Karp, Juror, New York University,
New York, Stonington Art Gallery, Stonington, CT

 

1971
Stonington Art Gallery, Stonington, CT

 

1970
Stonington Art Gallery, Stonington, CT

 

1967
Stonington Art Gallery, Stonington, CT

 

1966
Paul Schuster Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

1965
Stonington Art Gallery, Stonington, CT

 

Public Collections

Addison Gallery of American Art
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Connecticut College
Dow Jones Art Collection
Florence Griswold Museum
International House, New York
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
New Britain Museum of American Art
Pfizer Inc.
Reboul, MacMurray, Hewitt, Maynard, & Kristol
Smith College Museum of Art
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art           

 

Selected Bibliography

“Spontaniety in Botanical Art”, SFN: The Blog/Ideas about botanical art, Susan Frei Nathan, Fine Works on Paper  http://www.sfnbotanicalart.com/blog

“Acquisition Highlight II”, The Year in Review, Smith College Museum of Art,
July 2009-July 2010

“Elizabeth Enders”, Diane Birdsall Gallery, Connecticut Listings, The New York Times, February 6, 11, 2011

“Communicating Through Art, Elizabeth Enders Exhibits Work in Old Lyme”, by Amy J. Barry, The New London Times, February 3, 2011

“Reconnecting in Connecticut”, artscope magazine, January 20, 2011

“Elizabeth Enders to open at Diane Birdsall Gallery”, Antiques and the Arts Weekly,
January 7, 2011

“Elizabeth Enders: Recent Paintings and Drawings”, Artfixdaily, December 14, 2010

“What’s the Word: Words and Symbols on View at Lyman Allyn Art Museum”,
Antiques and the Arts Weekly, October 23, 2009

“Elizabeth Enders: Landscape/Language/Line”, Calendar/Connecticut, The New York Times, March 22 – August 23, 2009

“Alumna artist comes home to Lyman Allyn”, CC: Connecticut College Magazine,  
Summer 2009

“Lyman Allyn Hosts Retrospective Elizabeth Enders: Landscape/Line”, Antiques and the Arts Weekly, June 5, 2009

“Elizabeth Enders: Landscape/Language/Line”, by Amy J. Barry, The Lyme Times, The New London Times, The Waterford Times, May 7, 2009

“Words, Words, Words and Pictures: Three Variations on a Theme”, by Steven Vincent Kobasa, The Hartford Advocate, The New Haven Advocate, April 28, 2009

“Elizabeth Enders, Language, Landscape, Line”, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, the Art Wolf.com, March 7, 2009

“Lyman Allyn Art Museum to present an Elizabeth Enders Retrospective, February 26, 2009
http://www.artknowledgenews.com/Elizabeth_Enders_retrospective.html/Print,

“Portrait of the Artist as an Abbot Alumna”, by Scott Aubrey, Andover Bulletin, Winter 2009

“Florence Griswold Museum Presents Bessie Potter Vonnoh Exhibition, artdaily.org, November 19, 2008

“Step into the light, dark at Studio 21”, by Elissa Barnard, The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 10, 2008  

“Hard work, generosity builds the Chester Art Center”, The Chester Clipper,
September 11, 2007   

“Chester Art Fair set for Saturday”, The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 
August 21, 2007

“A Few of Our Favorite Things”, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT, http:/www.flogris.org/current/favorite_things.html, Spring 2007

“Women’s  Work, Some Brutal Truths Beyond the Cliches”, by Stephen Vincent Kobasa”, The New Haven Advocate, New Haven, CT, January 25, 2007

“Female Artists Not Hiding Behind Skirts”, by Steven Slosberg, The Day, New London, CT, December 10, 2006

“Big Art Reflects Loving Vision of City and People”, by Kathleen Edgecomb, The Day, New London, CT,  June 24, 2006

“Alva Collaborates with R.J.Julia”, Arts Briefs, The New London Times, April 13, 2006

“Attachments, Recent Works by Elizabeth Enders”, Connecticut Calendar, The New York Times, March 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 2006

“New London Galleries Offer Art, Culture”, by Larry James Greene, Norwich Bulletin,
March 30, 2006

“Recent Work by Elizabeth Enders”, The Day, March 16, 2006

“Alva Gallery to Present Recent Work by Elizabeth Enders in ‘Attachments’ ”, Antiques and the Arts Weekly, March 10, 2006

“Creative Cocktail Hour Mixes It Up With The Old One Two-Two Punch,” JAVA by Pat Serenet, The Hartford Courant, November 22, 2004

“Elizabeth Enders Merges Art and Language”, Connecticut College Alumni Magazine, September 2004

“Elizabeth Enders, The Buzz”, by Kathleen Edgecomb, The Day, New London,
CT, July 17, 2004

“Dancers to Perform ‘Earth Matters’ ”, The Day, May 18, 2000

“Inspirations from a Last Great Place’ helps Nature Conservancy Programs”,
The Day, November 4, 1999

“New Exhibits Debut at Lyman Allyn”, by Dawn Hopkins, The College Voice,
April 16, 1999

“From Vivid Scraps of the Past to Vivid Play of Color”, by Lisa McGinley,
The Day, April 4, 1999

“Abstract Language at Stuart”, by Janet Purcell, The Trenton Times, March 14, 1997

“A Body of Language”, by Wendy Heisler, The Princeton Packet, March 7, 1997

“Architecture: Graham Gund”, by Pilar Viladas, Architectural Digest, July, 1996

“Elizabeth Enders, Paintings, Charles Cowles Gallery”, Arts and Leisure Guide, The New York Times, May 28, 1995

“Elizabeth Enders, Ulysses”, by Peter Slatin, ARTnews, October, 1994

“Elizabeth Enders, Ulysses”, Galleries: 57th Street, The New York Times, 
March 27, 1994

“Where Land Meets Water at Lyman Allyn Exhibits”, by Judy Schwendenwein, The Hartford Courant, February 13, 1994

“Opposites Attract”, by Robin Hornbuckle, The New London Day, February 6, 1994

“Elizabeth Enders, This Week in Connecticut, ART, New London”, The New York Times, January 23, 1994

“Elizabeth Enders ‘Blue Notes’ Opens January 23”, Antiques and The Arts Weekly,
January 21, 1994

“Inside Art, Miniature Golf for Art’s Sake”, by Carol Vogel, The New York Times,
October 8, 1993

“A Growing Force: Abbot and Andover Women in the Arts”, by Jock Reynolds, Andover Bulletin, Spring 1993

“An Auction with a Difference: Hole-Sale Art”, Flash Art, October, 1992
Elizabeth Enders, Paintings, Ulysses Gallery”, The Village Voice, July 7,
July 14, July 21, 1992

“Elizabeth Enders, Paintings, Ulysses Gallery”, Arts and Leisure Guide, The New York Times, 1992, June 21, July 5, July 19, 1992

“When Artists Put Countries on the Map, It’s Social Comment”, by Vivian Raynor, The New York Times, January 27, 1991

Artists Paintings shown in New York”, The Day, November 18, 1986

Art show opens Sunday”, The Day, July 29, 1984

“New Ideas Spur New Art Gallery”, Edgar Driscoll, Jr., Art Notes, Boston Globe,
December, 1972

“Potpourri”, Cambridge Chronicle, November 30, 1972

“About the Town, Galleries”, Boston, Vol. 58, No. 6, June, 1966

“Paintings, Collages, and Watercolors in July Exhibit at Stonington Gallery”, Seaside Topics Vol. LXII, No. 5, Watch Hill, RI, July 16, 1965

 

Catalogues

An Exchange with Sol LeWitt”, Cabinet Magazine and MassMoCA,
Regine Basha, Curator, 2011   

“Elizabeth Enders, Landscape/Language/Line”, Essay by Charotta Kotik,
Interview by Irving Sandler, 2011

Sea/Sky/Blue, An Exhibition by Elizabeth Enders”, Chester Art Center, Chester,
Nova Scotia, 2007

“Femme Brut(e)” Essays by Sherry Buckberrough and Nancy Stula,
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 2006

Paper Work”, Drawings and Paintings by Elizabeth Enders, Essay by Christopher Steiner, Introduction by Laurie Deredita, Charles E. Shain Library, Connecticut College, 2006

“Elizabeth Enders, Look at Art: An Exhibition”. Essay by Barbara Zabel, Introduction by Laurie Deredita, Connecticut College, 2004

“Earth Matters: A Dance Prayer for the 21st Century”, CDC, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 2000

Connecticut, The Spirit of America, Text by Patricia Harris and David Lyon, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, New York, 2000

“Limited and Unlimited Editions”, Artists Space, 1999

“5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years”, Claudia Gould & Valerie Smith, Editors, Artists Space, 1999

“Art Dances”, Children’s Dance Center, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 1999
Downtown Arts Festival, New York, NY, 1997, 1998

“American Abstraction: A New Decade”, Essay by Paul Binai, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Lorreto, PA, 1994

“Elizabeth Enders”, Essay by Connie Butler, Chief Curator of Drawings, Museum of Modern Art, Ulysses Gallery, 1994

“Putt Modernism”, Artists Space, 1992

“Elizabeth Enders”, Introduction by John Sailer, Ulysses Gallery, 1992

“Maps and Madness”, Bronx Council on the Arts in conjunction with the Organization of Independent Artists, Curated by Fred Wilson, 1991

 

Award
Connecticut College Medal

 

Education
MA New York University
BA Connecticut College