CONTACT
ellacdesmond@gmail
b.1990 Baton Rouge, LA
i'm in Brooklyn,NY.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017   U in Mind, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2013   What Strangers Demand of You, Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, DC
2013   Ambiguous Ordinary, Ephemeral Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017   Nessa School & Hide the Knives, Picasso Machinery, Brooklyn
            What You Learn While You're Here, The Boiler Room, Brooklyn
            Novelty Fun Pack, Pratt Gallery, Brooklyn
            Coin-Op: a tiny art show, Sunshine Laundromat, Brooklyn
            Graduate Fine Arts 2017, Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn
            Who Stole My Jacket?, performance, Picasso Machinery, Brooklyn
2016   Beyond the Body, Dekalb Gallery, Brooklyn
            Innervisions: New Prints 2016/Summer, International Print Center, New York City
            Inside the Window Glass, Dekalb Gallery, Brooklyn
            UnOriginal, Pratt Gallery, Brooklyn, NY UnOriginal, Pratt Gallery, Brooklyn
            On Repeat, Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn
2014   ReWork, Glassell Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
            Love in the Modern World, Spanish Moon Foundation for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA
2013   Printocracy, Bookworks, Asheville, NC
            A La Lumière, Spanish Moon Foundation for the Arts
            England in 1819, Baton Rouge Gallery, LA
2012   Lisa+, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR
            Delta Literary Art Journal, Baton Rouge Gallery, LA
            Art Unbound: Urban Nature, Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
            Printmaking Traveling Show, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Nichols, LA


PUBLICATIONS & BIBLIOGRAPHY
2013   Civil Wars: Poems, David R. Slavic, Louisiana State University
2012   Marseille anthology, Pages D'Art, vol. 6,Jean Brager
            Crowe, Sarah. "The Art of Print", interview, Cornerstone, Summer and Fall, p.31, Louisiana State University Press
2011   La Différence anthology, Pages D'Art, vol. 5, Jean Brager


CURATOR, COORDINATOR, INTERN
2016/17 Coordinator with Lia Kim Farnsworth, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Pratt Institute
2015   Curator with Linda Lauro-Lazin, Idle Idol: Trending Desires, Pratt Gallery
            Coordinator, Scotlandville Alumni Association Art Camp, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, LA
            Studio Assistant to Paula Wilson, Louis D. Beaumont Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis, MO
            Arts Administration and Print Intern, Island Press, Washington University in St. Louis, MO
2014   Intern, Galleri TM51, Oslo, Norway
2011-14 Print Assistant, Blackbird Letterpress, Baton Rouge, LA


DISTINCTIONS
2018-      Delegate Award, International Teaching Artist Conference 4: Artist as Instigator
2017-16 Merit Scholarships, Pratt Institute
2012      Graduate Grant Proposal Award, School of Art, Louisiana State University
               Art Unbound: Urban Nature, Second Place Award


TEACHING & LECTURES
2016   Artist Talk, International Print Center New York, NY
            Teaching Assistant to Donna Moran and Deborah Chaney, Pratt Institute
2015   Teaching Assistant to Judith Solodkin, Pratt Institute
            Visiting Teacher, Washington University in St. Louis, MO
            Artist Talk & Visiting Teacher, Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, DC
2011-15 Teaching Artist, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, LA
2009-11 Teaching Artist, UMCC After-Care program, Baton Rouge, LA


COLLECTIONS
Penland School of Crafts
Louisiana State University
Eastern Oregon University


COLLABORATIONS
"Remusing", Paula Wilson
Hyunjung Lee
Delta Literary Journal
"Keep Writing", Hope Amico

EDUCATION
2017 MFA, Fine Arts, Pratt Institute
2013  BFA, Printmaking, Louisiana State University