Elissa Cox
Education
2007 MFA. Ohio University, Athens, OH
2003-2004 Post Baccalaureate Studies in Ceramics. University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
2003 BFA, Studio Arts. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2003 BA, Art History. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Accademia Italiana, Florence, Italy
1997-1998 Waihi College, Waihi, New Zealand
Solo Exhibitions
2012 Above & Beneath, Steckline Gallery, Newman University, Wichita, KS
2011 pulling.reaching.longing. The International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, IL
2009 What Lies Beneath. Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
With a Twitch and a Grimace. Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH
Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. HUB Robinson Gallery, Penn State University, University Park, PA
2008 Seep. New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN
From Hither to Thither. Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
2007 Rupture. Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Erratic Swellings (MFA Thesis Exhibition). Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH
2006 Botanicals. Ohio University Alden Library, Athens, OH
Two- and Three- Person Exhibitions
2015 upcoming John Siblik and Elissa Cox Wenthe. University of Northern Iowa Art Gallery. Cedar Falls, IA
2010 Materiality, Yorkarts, York, PA
2009 Group Faculty Show, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA
2009 Architecture of Fragments. New Art Center, Boston, MA
2008-2009 Hands Remain Still. Tacoma Contemporary, Tacoma, WA
2008 beginnings and endings. Three-person exhibit with Tannaz Farsi and Petra Kralickova. Gallery 621, Tallahassee, FL
2006 Desire and Excess. Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH
Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 Craft 41 (Juried Exhibition).  McNeider Art Musuem.  Mason City, IA (Best in Alternative Media)
2012 They used to work here.  Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Gallery. Deer Isle ME
2007 1990- Now: Ceramics at Ohio University. Louisville, KY
2006 Boarder Ohio. Southern Ohio Arts Center, Athens, OH
Cross Roads. School of Art Gallery, Athens, OH
2005 2006 Artist Preview. Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH
Earth in Balance. Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH
2nd Annual Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Exhibition. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
2004 Training Wheels. Trisolini Gallery, Athens, OH
Ohio University Ceramics. Ester Geer Museum at Rio Grande University, Rio Grande, OH
Ceramix. Metro State University, Denver, CO
Fresh Dirt. Gallery Sovereign, Boulder, CO
2003 Obsessions Into Form. Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, Denver, CO
Minnesota Clay. Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN
Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Show. Katherine E Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Residencies
2011 Jentel Artist Fellowship, Banner, WY
2008 Artist in Residence, Sculpture Space, Utica, NY (July-August)
Bibliography
2009 D’Ippolito, Matthew. ‘Artist Explores Beauty and Ugliness Through Tactile Sculptures,’ The Daily Collegian, February 5, 2009
2008 Knittel, Deborah. ‘From Hither to Thither in the Project Space at LAL,’ Nougat Magazine, February 2008
2007 Alfonso, Allison. ‘Colorful, Fluid Forms Give ETCU’s Galleries Cave-like Atmosphere,’ Tri-Cities News, August 31, 2007
‘The MFA Factor,’ Ceramics Monthly, November 2007
2005 ‘Earth In Balance at Rosewood Gallery,’ Dayton Daily News, May 2005
Teaching Experience
2008-Present Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History. Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA
2008-2007 Visiting Lecturer, Department of Art and Art History. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
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