Ellen Siebers


Ellen Siebers is a painter based in New York. Siebers was born and raised in Wisconsin. She received her MFA from the University of Iowa and her BFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 


EDUCATION:

• Master of Fine Arts in Painting, May 2012, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

• Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting & Drawing, December 2008, UW Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

 

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES:

2012

• Guest Lecturer/Studio visits, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

 

CURATORIAL/COLLABORATION:

2013

• “Wild America”, a collaboration between local Visual Artists and Writers in Madison, WI

 

AWARDS:

• Vermont Studio Center Grant, 2014

• University of Iowa Quarter-time Teaching Assistantship, 2009/2010/2011/2012

• Mildred Pelzer Lynch Fellowship, University of Iowa, 2011/2012

• Iowa Quarter-time Fellowship, 2009

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2013

• #107 New American Paintings (Midwest)

2011

• Volume 31.2 The Pleiades (Cover Image), June 2011

• Volume 31.1 The Pleiades (Cover Image), January 2011

2010

• #87 MFA Annual: New American Painting (Editor’s Choice)

• Hannah (han'na) n.1. (A book of collaborations between painters & poets)

 

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2016

• "Basic Instinct", with Peter Shear, FJORD, Philadelphia, PA

• "Reading a Wave", with Ian White Williams, Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ

2015

• "Soft Nails", Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY

2014

• "Ellen Siebers", curated by Peter Shear, Bushwick Open Studios/Do It Yourself, 3rd Ward Building, Bushwick, NY

2012

• “telescope or a microscope”, Beta Pictoris, Birmingham, AL 

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2016

• "Cold Summer", curated by Peter Shear, The Provincial, Kaleva, MI

• "Steinpilz, Grids and Glorias", Frosch & Portmann, NYC

2015

• "Cosmicomics", curated by Vicki Sher, Frosch & Portmann, NYC

• "Personal:Interpersonal:Connected", Sardine, BK, NY

• "Improvised Showboat", curated by Zachary Keeting and Lauren Britton, NYC

• "Dear You", curated by Olivia Smith, Field Projects, NYC

• 2014

• "Do It Yourself", Bushwick Open Studios, curated by Peter Shear and Julie Torres, 3rd Ward Building, Bushwick, NY

• "Party Lines", Smart Clothes Gallery, NYC

• "Verge", Prince Street Lofts/Verge Art Fair, NYC

2013

• “Precautionary Principle”, Porter Butts Gallery, Madison, WI

• “Madam I’m Adam”, Remote Projects, Bloomington, IN

• “Wild America”, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI

• “Kentucky National”, Clara M Eagle Gallery, Murray, KY

• “Haunted House” (with Peter Shear), Pier 1218, Madison, WI

2012

• “Tilting at Windmills”, Porter Butts Gallery, Madison, WI

• “Fresh Blood”, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, GA

• “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.”, Peter Paul Luce Gallery, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA

2011

• “About Face, a Decades Turn on Portraiture” Hous Projects, Los Angeles, California

• “The Beast in Me”, Madison Public Library, Madison, Wisconsin

• “Hannah (han’na) n.2”, Byron Burford Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa

• “Pulp (works on paper/works with paper)”, Beta Pictoris Gallery, Birmingham, AL

• “Master Pieces 5”, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2010

• “Go Figure”, The Hogar Collection, Williamsburg (Brooklyn), New York

• “Five hundred and thirty-one”, Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN

• “Hannah (han’na) n.1”, Byron Burford Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa

2009

• University of Iowa Poetry Anthology, Byron Burford Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa

• The October Occupation, Public Space One, Iowa City, Iowa

 

LINKS/PRESS

Interview with Studio Critical

Interview with Remote Projects

Mockingbird Thoughtz

Just Another Painter

Two Coats of Paint

Young Space

Art Hound

New American Paintings