Elisa Harkins CV
Selected Exhibitions

2018
Open, Awake & Alive, curated by Rena Detrixhe, Tulsa Garden Center, Tulsa, OK

2017
Our Side: Elisa Harkins, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Marianne Nicolson, and Tanis S’eiltin, curated by Wendy Red Star, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT
Under the Mango Tree – Sites of Learning presents Wood Land School, documenta 14, Kunsthochschule Kassel, Germany
Adoption, Electronic Music, and Enrollment – a skype/virtual lecture presented by Decolonize LA, Human Resources, LA, CA
Elisa Harkins / Fire Queen / Skin Tone, Saw Video Media Art Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Wood Land School : Kahatènhston tsi na’tetiátere ne Iotohrkó:wa tánon Iotohrha / Drawing a Line from January to December, SBC Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
Kids’ Campaign to Correct History, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Skowhegan Tarot,136 West 22nd Street, NY, NY
New Directions, Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education, Tulsa, OK

2016
Wampum presented by Mutant Salon, Festival De Las Muertas, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Mutant Salon, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, CA
Mutant Salon, The Broad Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Christopher Richmond’s Double Fantasy (Soundtrack), Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles, CA
We Are the People, Curated by Wendy Red Star, Weber State University, Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
Visions into Infinite Archives, Curated by Black Salt Collective, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

2015
Christopher Richmond’s Double in Brass (Soundtrack), Stefan Lundgren Gallery, Mallorca, Spain
Older Than Jesus, Curated by Justin H. Long, Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL
Physical Experience Reading Series, Curated by Neven Lochhead, Spark, Syracuse, NY
Art School Boyz, Curated by Ambar Navarro, New Hive
Attack, Sustain, Release, Decay, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
What You Pawn I Will Redeem, CALARTS Lime Gallery, Valencia, CA
Beta Critical Mixtape, Curated by Hugo Montoya, Papa John’s Projects, Facebook
Temporary Autonomous Zones, MOCA, Miami, FL

2014
Into the Red Sun – John Olivo Mid Residency Show (Soundtrack), CALARTS D301, Valencia, CA
QAC PRESENTS: ENDUR A ROUND & BANJEE BALL, CALARTS, Valencia, CA
Mutant Salon: Mother Spill, Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, CA
Christopher Richmond’s Milky Way (Soundtrack), M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Homecoming, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NYC
Mutant Salon at Outfest, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA
Pooper VS Spidey Thug (Performance), Some Times, CALARTS, Los Angeles, CA
Mutant Salon: Who Are Worth Our Love, Young Joon Kwak Thesis Exhibition, USC Roski Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
FAKE (Performance), CALARTS Mint Gallery, Valencia, CA
Mutant Salon CALARTS, Mint Gallery, Valencia, CA
Paint Paste Sticker, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2013
Expo Chicago, ACRE Booth, Chicago, IL
Fort Dreamboat, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Hi I’m Pooper (Performance), Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Native American Fax Machine, Happy Collaborationists, Chicago, IL

2012
Everyone’s Invited, Buena Vista Building, Miami, FL
NADA, ACRE Booth, Miami, FL
Beautython II (Performance), Mutant Salon, Los Angeles, CA
A Long Time Coming, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Flux Thursday (Performance), Flux Factory, NYC, NY
It’s a Small Small World, Family Business, NYC, NY
Poppers Tour 2012 with Xina Xurner and Mr. 666

2011
Space in, Space Out (Performance), Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Us (Performance), Ben Russell, Chicago, IL
NEXT Art Fair, ACRE Booth, Chicago, IL
Psyco-Bobble, High Concept Laboratories, Chicago, IL

2010
Pocahontas VS Predator, Roxaboxen Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Club Nutz, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
NEXT Art Fair, Club Nutz, Chicago, IL
Design Miami, Workshop Workshop, Miami, Fl
Black Market Caviar Showcase, Rotofugi, Chicago, IL

2009
Poop Yer Nerfect Pants, Mostly Gallery, Chicago, IL
Pooper and Pizza Dog Romance Tour – We Know It’s You (Performance), Locust Projects, Miami, FL
These Are Powers – All Aboard Future, Secret Project Robot Room, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Heaven Gallery Experimental Comedy Screening, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Framed, 32nd and Urban, Chicago, IL
Shawnimal’s Plushform, Rotofugi, Chicago, IL
Tense, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007
BFF Guerrilla Performance, Twenty Twenty Projects, Miami, FL
Bridge Art Fair, GardenFresh and AI Gallery Booths, Chicago, IL
You Winsome, You Lose Some, GardenFresh Gallery, Chicago, IL
Femme Forces, AI Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006
Aurora Borealis, South Union Arts, Chicago, IL
4 Years Later (You Are Beautiful), AI Gallery, Chicago IL
A Forest Happening, CP-S, Chicago, IL
Adventure City, People‘s Project, Chicago, IL
You Are Beautiful State Street Install, Block 420, Chicago, IL
Urban Gardening/Exterior Decorating, Version>06, Chicago, IL
Stray Show, Version Festival Booth, Chicago, IL
NFO XPO, True/False Film Festival, Columbia, MO
Fluxcore/Lovecore, Peter Jones Gallery, Chicago, IL
You Are Beautiful, Public Installation, Chicago, IL
Public Display of Affection, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
Fufi Fufi Ice Cream Truck, Various Locations, Miami, FL

2005
The New Chicagoans, Select Media Festival, Chicago, IL
You Are Beautiful, Treehouse Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Urban Gardening/Exterior Decorating, Version>05, Chicago, IL

2004
Little Utopias, Select Media Festival, Chicago, IL
2003
Peep Show, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Fluxcore Eskimo Show, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002
The Stray Show, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Fluxcore Death, Bruner and Bay, Chicago, IL
Select Space, Buddy, Chicago, IL
i-space.gb, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Fuxxxcore, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Version>02, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Whitney Biennial Turntables, Electric Orphanage, Los Angeles, CA
Flash Film Festival, DriveThru Studios, Chicago, IL

Residencies
Vermont Studio Center 2013 / Johnson, VT
Flux Factory 2012 / Queens, NY
ACRE Artist Residency 2010, 2011, 2012 / Steuben, WI
The Fountainhead Artist Residency 2009 / Miami, FL

Awards
Tulsa Artist Fellowship 2018
Santo Foundation Fellowship 2013
Harpo Foundation Fellowship 2013
2006 Chicago Artist Month Featured Artist

Collections
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

Press
The Wire, Red Rosa presents Cold Turkey: Giving Thanks For What?, January 2018
Art in America, Story Trader: An Interview with Wendy Red Star by Chloe Alexandra Thompson, Nov 08, 2017
Art in America, Taking Up Space: An Interview with the Wood Land School by Sean J Patrick Carney, Oct 30, 2017

Education
Skowhegan School of Sculpture and Painting
2015

CALARTS, Valencia, CA
MFA 2015
Fine Art

Columbia College, Chicago, IL
1998-2001
Bachelor of Arts
Interactive Media

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