February 8, 2024

Liz Ensz "Unorganized Territory: Mutable Landscapes"
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: University Art Gallery
Description: Liz Ensz "Unorganized Territory: Mutable Landscapes"
On View: January 16 February 8, 2024
Closing Reception: Thursday, February 8, 4:30-6:00
University Art Gallery
Western Illinois University
Macomb, Illinois

Baltimore, MD artist Liz Ensz will have their solo exhibition, "Unorganized Territory: Mutable Landscapes", on display January 16 through February 8 at the Western Illinois University Art Gallery.

A closing reception for the artist will be held Thursday, February 8, 4:30-6:00 p.m. The artist will speak about their work at 5:00 pm.

Liz Ensz was born in Minnesota (unceded Dakota, Chippewa, Ojibwe land) to a resourceful family of penny-savers, metal scrappers, and curators of cast-offs. Liz received a BFA in Fiber from the Maryland Institute College of Art (2005), and an MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2013). Ensz has exhibited their textiles, installation and sculptural work internationally, including The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK; Frontviews Gallery, Berlin, Germany; HTW University of Applied Sciences School of Art and Culture, Berlin, Germany; Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN; Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY; Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY; and Roots and Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL. Their work has been supported by The John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Program, Franconia Sculpture Park, City of Chicago DCASE Individual Artist Grant, The Creative Baltimore Fund, and The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Travel Fellowship, among others. They currently live and work in Baltimore, Maryland (unceded Piscataway Conoy and Susquahannock land).
Related Web Site: https://www.wiu.edu/cofac/artgallery/
Contact Information:
 Tyler Hennings
 Phone: 309-298-1587
 Email: ta-hennings@wiu.edu
Source: Art Gallery

Western Illinois University
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