Liz Nielsen

(1975, Wisconsin, U.S.A.)

received her B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a M.F.A. in Photography at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In April 2016, Nielsen presented a solo exhibition at Danziger Gallery in New York City. In June, her light collages were part of a two-person show at the Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh, Ireland. The previous year, Nielsen had solo shows at SOCO Gallery in Charlotte, North Carolina, at Laurence Miller Gallery in New York City and at Denny Gallery also in New York City. She also exhibited extensively in Chicago and Berlin, and her work was presented at Paris Photo. Nielsen’s exhibitions have been reviewed by ART21, The New Yorker, The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Currently, Liz is doing an Artist Residency at the Budapest Art Factory, Hungary, September, 2016

Solo Exhibitions:
Danziger Gallery: The Medium, April 8 - May 7, 2016 (95 Rivington Street, NY, NY)
SOCO gallery: Night Garden, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2015
Laurence Miller Gallery: Liz Nielsen: Magic Lantern NY, NY, 2015 (20 W. 57th Street)
Denny Gallery: Wolf Moon NY, NY, 2015, (261 Broome Street)
Benrimon Contemporary: Tiger Teeth: Red Light: Liz Nielsen, NY, NY, 2013
Interlochen Center for the Arts: Blue Shifts, Interlochen, MI, 2013
Schalter Gallery, LIZ by LINA, Berlin, Germany, 2011

Upcoming: 2016-2017
Paris Photo with NextLevel Galerie, Paris, France, November 2016
Miami with Danziger Gallery, December, 2016
NextLevel Galerie, Solo Exhibition, Paris, France 2017
Horizont Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary, 2017

Selected Group Exhibitions: 2016 - 2010
Davidson College Gallery, North Carolina 2016

Two person exhibition with Max Warsh curated by Jessamyn Fiore at Pallas Projects in Dublin, Ireland, 2016

Photography Exhibition at BAM, September 2016
David Shelton Gallery: Summerzcool Curated by Austin Eddy and Benjamin Edmiston, Houston, Texas, through August 27th, 2016
Sirius Art Center, two person exhibition with Max Warsh curated by Jessamyn Fiore, Cobh, Ireland, 2016
Spring Break Art Show curated by Kelly Schroer, NY, NY, 2016
Kristen Lorello gallery, Geometric Cabinet, NY, NY, 2016
EddysRoom, Brooklyn, NY, 2016
Silver Projects, Double Vision, Brooklyn, NY, 2015
BRIC Art Center, Handmade Abstract, Brooklyn, NY, 2015
Zolla/Lieberman gallery, Hot Slice, Chicago, IL, 2015
Danziger Gallery, Wonderful Lies, NY, NY, 2015
Ameringer, McEnery, Yohe, Black and White, NY, NY, 2015
Danziger Gallery, Project Room, NY, NY 2015
Material Art Fair with LVL3, Mexico City, 2015
Paris Photo with Laurence Miller Gallery, 2014
Westport Arts Center Westport, CT, 2014
Expo Chicago with Laurence Miller Gallery, 2014
New Capital, Real Time, Future, Experience, Chicago, IL, 2014
Spring Break Art show, NY, NY, 2014
La Montagne Gallery, Black and White, Boston, MA, 2014
Art Untitled Benrimon Contemporary, Miami, FL, 2013
Roots & Culture Fractal Semblance, Chicago, IL, 2012
Rawson Projects at NADA Miami, Miami, FL, 2012
Rooster Gallery, Fictitious Truths curated by Kara Rooney, New York, NY, 2012
New Capital Projects, Anderson, Murphy, Nielsen, Chicago, Il, 2012
David Zwirner gallery, People Who Work Here, curated by Rawson Projects, New York, NY, 2012
O’Connor gallery, Dominican University, First Love, curated by Angela Bryant, River Forest, IL, 2012
A & D gallery, Columbia College, Color: Fully Engaged, curated by Jamilee Polson, Chicago, IL, 2011
NURTUREart hosted by the Chelsea Art Museum, Juried Auction, New York, NY, 2011
LVL3 Feeble Intimacy, Chicago, IL, 2010

Current Curatorial Projects:
Elijah Wheat Showroom

Artist Residency at the Budapest Art Factory, Hungary, September, 2016


Art21, 2016
Cool Hunting, 2016
Maake Magazine, 2016
Charlotte Magazine, 2015
Charlotte Viewpoint, 2015
The New Yorker, 2015
Beautiful Decay, 2015
Collector Daily, 2015
NY Photo Review, 2013
Art Slant, 2012
New York Times, 2012
Die Zeit, 2012
Wall Street Journal, 2012
Capricious Photo, 2012
Hyperallergic, Brooklyn, 2012
LVL3 Artist of the week, 2011
A + D Catalogue, 2011
New City Break Out Artist, 2009