Clermont Forum II, Artist Profile 13: Elizabeth Crisman

Foundations (detail) by Elizabeth Crisman

Foundations (detail) by Elizabeth Crisman

Foundations by Elizabeth Crisman, Installation at Clermont Forum II

Foundations by Elizabeth Crisman, Installation at Clermont Forum II

We are excited to hear Elizabeth Crisman speak about her work at the Closing of “The Clermont Forum II: Interpreting Clermont’s History Through Art”, with an artist talk this Saturday May 31 at 3:30 pm.

The closing reception runs from 3-7  and will include artist talks by Todd R. Forsgren, Elizabeth Crisman, Anne Bouie, Carrie Fucile, Doug Pifer (Doug will also speak to the history of scarecrows). Artist talks will run about 15 min each and will take place from 3-5:45. There will also be storytelling and sharing from former Clermont residents Geneva Jackson and Tom Peyton starting at 6pm.

About the Artist:

Born in Virginia, Elizabeth Crisman received an MFA in Photography and Digital Imaging from Maryland Institute College of art in 2006 and a BFA in Ceramics from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1998. She has exhibited nationally in group and solo exhibitions at such venues as Arlington Art Center, Arlington, Virginia; Gallery 10, Washington D.C.; Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD; Delaware Center for the Arts, Wilmington, DE; Icebox Project Space in Philadelphia, PA; Cannon Gallery of Art, Oregon; Art Gallery at West Florida University Florida; Bond St. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

She has been a recipient of a Maryland State Arts Council Grant as well as a two-year Fellowship and Alumni Travel Grant from the Center for Emerging Visual Artists in Philadelphia, PA. She has been an artist in residence at the Vermont Studio Center and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Ms. Crisman lives in Baltimore, MD where she is an adjunct professor and runs the Chesapeake Gallery at the Harford Community College.

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