Elizabeth Preger
ep@elizabethpreger.com
Education
CalArts, MFA in Photography and Media 2018
University of California – Los Angeles, BA in Art, Summa Cum Laude 2010
Solo and Duo Exhibitions

2018
Cross-bind, MFA Thesis Show, CalArts, Valencia, CA


2017
Walking on Water, CalArts, Valencia, CA

2014
Here are my teeth: Black with stars, Kathmandu Photo Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
Self: Of Self: Un-self, Jos McKain and Elizabeth Preger, Salomon Huerta’s Atelier, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Life Disappears For Me, Artery Post-Modern Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2010
Chasing Singing Magic, Lipps Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibitions

2019
Operational Statements, OPaf (Other Places Art Fair), San Pedro, CA
Knock on Wood, Long Hall, Plummer Park, Los Angeles, CA
Talent Show: Call and Response, The REEF, Los Angeles, CA
2018
Extraña Posicion, Lugar a Dudas, Cali, Colombia

BA Photo, Quimera Galeria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Office Hours in Focus, Main Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Ratllesnake Bells in the Desert, The Box, Los Angeles, CA
Talk in Images–A Global Conversation, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Unstretched / Unframed. Queer Encounters, Semperdepot, Vienna, Austria
Seeing Words and Other Things, A403, CalArts, Valencia, CA
Imagine, Imagine Entertainment, Beverly Hills, CA
2017
Office Hours, The Main Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Operational Statements, CalArts, Valencia, CA
Projections & Monitors, Cal Arts, Valencia, CA
This Isn’t Even My Final Form, Keystone Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Inauguration, CalArts, Valencia, CA
Photo L.A., The Reef, Los Angeles, CA
Far Bazaar, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA
2016
It Shrinks, It Swells, CalArts, Valencia, CA
One City – Los Angeles County, CalArts, Valencia, CA
2015 
The Grinch, Nelson Creative Spaces, North Hollywood, CA
Cigars, 2nd Street Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014
Emerging Focus, Photo L.A., Los Angeles, CA
Fallen Fruit of the Skirball, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Elusion | Allusion | Illusion, Icon Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Emerging Focus, Icon Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Emerging, Photo L.A., Los Angeles, CA
2012
RAW, El Rey, Los Angeles, CA
L’ Art pour L’Art, Undiscovered Gallery, Coronado, Sans Diego
2011
At Home, 3533, Los Angeles, CA
Now What?, Icon Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Old Red, Moody Medical Library Gallery, Galveston, TX
2010
Bike Night, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Wandering Womb, mcWorld Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
From the Window to the Walls, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Leave no Evidence, The Myers Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
Undergraduate Exhibition- curated by Anne Ellegood, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
I’m dying to love you again, East Hollywood Art Cycle, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Entitled, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Hay There, New Genres, Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate Exhibition- curated by Mark Allen, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Self Portraits, East Hollywood Art Cycle, Los Angeles, CA
Concrete, Wood and Paper, UCLA Undergraduate Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008
My Heroes, White Room, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Philography, Lipps Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2007
Emerging (I), Center for Creative Photography, Los Angeles, CA
2006
The Seven Deadly Sins, The Ivar, Los Angeles, CA
Eyes of 1083, Antai Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Curatorial Projects
2017
Projections & Monitors, Cal Arts, Valencia, CA
2016
It Shrinks, It Swells, Cal Arts, Valencia, CA
2013
Elusion | Allusion | Illusion, Icon Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2007
My Neighborhood, Antai Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Artist Talks, Performances and Residencies
2020           
Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT (Forthcoming)
2019           
Artist Lecture, VAMA Artist Lectures, Los Angeles City College, CA
2018           
Artist in Residence, Escuela Incierta, Lugar a Dudas, Cali, Colombia
2018           
Performer for Alison Knowles, Newspaper Music, Glass House, Valencia, CA
2017           
Guest Performer, Stepping Into The Radiant Future, Last Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Artist in Residence, Reciprocity held by Asylum Arts, Brandeis, CA
2016           
Guest Lecturer, Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA
2013           
Guest Lecturer, Open Show, Venice Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2012           
Performer for Lita Albuquerque, Spine of the Earth for Pacific Standard Time, Culver City, CA
2009           
Guest Lecturer, ArtsBridge Symposium, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2009           
Guest Lecturer, Accent Madrid, Madrid, Spain


Publications
2019
Hamilton, Xennia R., “VAMA Faculty Frames Life With Art at Lecture Series,” Los Angeles Collegian, February 27
2018
Fisher, Kimberly, “Preger Fine Tunes Her Art,” Los Angeles Collegian, May 23
Stuart, Gwynedd, “The Main Museum’s New Exhibit Is as Accessible as Your Smartphone,” Los Angeles Magazine, November 6
Zellen, Jody, “Office Hours: In Focus, a Museum Curated Exhibition on Instagram,” Art and Cake, Los Angeles, November 21
2017
Bautista, Desiree, “Art Travels: Presentations from CalArts Artists Hande Sever, Caroline Fandiño and Elizabeth Preger,”24700, November 13
2016
“The Mountain School of Arts: The First Ten Years,” Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles
2014
“Bangkok Photo Exhibit: Reflecting on myths and mortality,” Bangkok Post, June 30
“Images capture woman’s quest to juxtapose life, death, nipples (among other body parts),” Coconuts Bangkok, July 4
“Kathmandu Photo Gallery,” Bangkok Post, July 9
2012
Danaher, Shane, “Artery Post-Modern Gallery features Elizabeth Preger photog exhibition,” Coconuts Bangkok, December 4
2009
Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Juror: Mark Allen, Machine Project,” TryHarder, February 13, Los Angeles


Awards
2017
Felix Gonzalez Torres Travel Grant, California Institute of the Arts
2016
Provost’s Merit Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts
2009
ArtsBridge Scholarship, University of California – Los Angeles
2006
Aves Scholarship, Los Angeles City College
2005
Presidential Honor, Los Angeles City College


Professional Experience
2015-Present
Instructional Assistant, Los Angeles City College Photography Department
2010-Present
Studio Assistant to Mary Kelly, Los Angeles
2017-2018
Studio Assistant to Ashley Hunt, Los Angeles
2016
Studio Assistant to Dorit Cypis, Los Angeles
2010-2016
Studio Assistant to Susanna Knittel, Los Angeles
2014
Master Teacher, Young Arts, Los Angeles
2013-2014
Production Coordinator, The Icon, Los Angeles
2011-2012
Art Teacher, Hancock Part Art Center, Los Angeles
2009-2014
Studio Assistant for Kelly Kleinschrodt, Los Angeles
2009-2014
Studio Assistant for James Welling, Los Angeles
2008-2010
Lab Technician, University of California – Los Angeles Photography Lab
2008-2009
Resident Teaching Artist, David Starr Jordan High School, Los Angeles
2008
Studio Assistant for Joel Otterson, Los Angeles
2007-2010
Elected Board Member of the Greater Cypress Park Neighborhood Council, Los Angeles


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