ELIZABETH THACH

 

EDUCATION

 

2010- Massachusetts College of Art, Masters of Fine Art

1997 Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY B.A., Fine Arts Major, 1997.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2012 Founded - HAMMER Collaborative

Curator - Out of the Ruins: Reimagining the Romantic Tradition, New Art Center, Newton, MA

2003-2004 Associate Director of Art School, The Art School of the Austin Museum

of Austin, TX

2001-2002 Administrator, Texas Folklife Resources, Austin, TX

2000-present Art Instructor for children and adults.

1997-2000 Art Educator, Taproots School of the Arts, St. Louis, MO

1999-2000 Art Specialist and After-School Program Instructor, The New City School,

St. Louis, MO

Creative Writing Instructor/Art Educator, Springboard to Learning Inc.,

St. Louis, MO

Art Educator, Portfolio Gallery and Educational Center, St. Louis, MO

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2009 Teaching Assistant to Barbara Grad, Senior/ Junior Painting Studio, Massachusetts

College of Art and Design, Spring Semester

2008 Teaching Assistant to Juan Ormaza, Studio Foundations, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Fall Semester

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2015 “ACCUMULATION: New Work by Massart Alumni,” Massachusetts College of Arts Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA

“Wintry Mix,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2014 “Intimate,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“All That and a Bag of Chips,” Dead Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 “Slugfestschrift,” an invited portfolio in honor of Margaret Simpson, Slugfest Gallery,

Austin, TX

2012 Out of the Ruins: Conemporary Retooling of the Romantic Tradition,” New Art Center, Boston, MA

“National Prize Show exhibition,” Cambridge Art Association, Boston, MA

“MassArt Alumni Show,” Fountain studios, Brooklyn, NY

“Besties/Faves,” Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

“AAF – Los Angeles,” Atrium Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“Night in the Box,” Art Auction to benifit MassArt Graduate Programs, Somerville, MA

2011 “Black | White,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Landscape,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Painting (re)considered,” Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design,

Boston, MA

“Catwalk Residency Exhibition,” Masters of Main Exhibition Series, Catskill, NY

“Chain Letter,’ Samson Projects, Boston, MA

“Earthly Objects,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2010 “In-Between,” Worcester State Gallery, Worcester State University, Warcester, MA

“Elevations/Overflow,” MFA Thesis show, Stephen D. Paine Gallery, MassArt,

Boston, MA

“Collective,” Galatea Gallery, Boston, MA

2009 “The Midway Show,” Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art

and Design, Boston, MA

“Small,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Boston Young Contemporaries,” 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

2008 “Hello, My Name is…,” Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design,

Boston, MA

“People and Places,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2006 “Out of the Darkness,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Paper, Paper,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“The Art Faculty Show,” Scarbrough Building, Austin, TX

2005 “Stillness,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Alumna Show,” Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York

2004 “Holiday Punch,” Studio 107, Austin, TX

1999 “How Abstract is it?” City Hall, Alton, IL

1998 “Taproots School of the Arts Student and Faculty Show,” Pfalzgraf Gallery,

St. Louis, MO

1996 “Vassar Senior Show,” Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

 

 

AWARDS

 

2012 Berkshire Taconic Foundation Art Fund Individual Artist Grant

2011 Catwalk Artist Residency Fellowship, Catskill, NY

2010 Residency at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont

2009 George Nick Prize

1996 Awarded Weitzel-Barber Art Travel Prize to study art history in Italy, France, and

England.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2012 McQuiad, Cate. Neurotic Romantics. Play, Witness, Create Blog Posting, Sept. 26

2012 McQuaid, Cate. What’s up at Boston-area art galleries, Boston Globe. Sept. 25

2012 DiDomizio, Milva. Boston-Area to do list, Boston Globe. Sept. 10