Elizabeth Shriver

Elizabeth Shriver Ceramics

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"I work with clay to create an array of graceful, sensuous, organic forms. These pieces are made through a variety of hand-building methods such as slab-building, coiling, pinching, and forming with molds. Rarely relying on glaze, I use textures, stains, and colored clay to add visual and tactile interest. I am drawn toward neutral earth tones that complement rather than distract from my intricate sculptural vessels.

The curving lines and interplay of light and shadow in my work generate an illusion of movement, giving each piece an almost lifelike quality. A successful piece is one that begs to be touched as well as explored visually.” Elizabeth Shriver



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EXHIBITIONS
- Mar-Apr 2012 - Quad City Arts Exhibition at Quad City International Airport, Moline, IL
- Nov-Dec 2011 - Small Works Show, Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA, Best in Show
- Oct-Nov 2011 - “The Artist and Her Sister” Exhibition with Rebecca Stanley, River’s Edge Gallery, Muscatine, IA
- Dec 2010-Oct 2011 - A Show of Hands: Ceramics from the Collection, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art  
- Jan-Apr 2011 - 43rd Annual Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Exhibition, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
- Nov-Dec 2010 - Small Works Show, Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA
- Dec 2010-March 2011 - Biennial Juried Exhibition, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA
- Jan-Apr 2010 - 42nd Annual Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Exhibition, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
- Mar-Apr 2010 - “The Labyrinth” Quad City Arts Center, Rock Island, IL
- Mar-Apr 2009 - Quad City Arts Exhibition at Quad City International Airport, Moline, IL
- Nov-Dec 2008 - Small Works Show, Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA
- Apr 2008 - “Sculpture, Clay, and Fiber” juried exhibition, The Next Picture Show, Dixon, IL
- Apr-May 2008 - MidCoast Fine Arts, Mississippi Valley Welcome Center, Le Claire, IA
- Oct-Nov 2007 - “Interplay” Exhibition with Alicia Brown, Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA
- Oct 2007 - Art of Fine Craft, Regional Juried Exhibition, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
- Aug 2007 - Forms & Shapes Exhibition, AKAR Design, Iowa City, IA
- July 2007 - 27th Annual July National Exhibition, Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC
- Jul-Aug 2007 - Quad City Arts Exhibition at Quad City International Airport, Moline, IL
- Feb-Apr 2007 - 39th Annual Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood Exhibition, Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, IA
- Feb-May 2007 - Biennial Juried Exhibition, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA
- Mar-Apr 2007 - 31st Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, Rock Island, IL
- Sep-Oct 2006 - MidCoast Gallery West, Rock Island, IL
- Aug 2006 - The President’s Best 2006 Juried Art Show, Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association, West Branch, IA, Second and Third Place Awards in 3-D Category
- May-Jun 2006 - Quad City Arts 2006 Vessel Exhibit, Quad City International Airport Gallery
- May-Jun 2006 - Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL
- Feb-Mar 2006 - “Synergy” Exhibition, Englert Civic Theatre, Iowa City, IA
- Feb-Apr 2006 - Elizabeth Shriver: New Clay Vessels, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA
- Dec 2005-Jan - 2006 MidCoast Fine Arts, Mississippi Valley Welcome Center, Le Claire, IA
- Aug-Oct 2005 - “Return to the River,” ArtSpace Invitational Exhibit, Muscatine, IA
- Aug 2005 - Honorable Mention, President’s Best 2005 Juried Arts Show, Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association, West Branch, IA
- Apr-May 2005 - 29th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, Rock Island, IL
- Apr 2005 - Unzipped Erotic Art Show, Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA
- Nov-Dec 2004 - Mid Coast Gallery West, Rock Island, IL
- Aug. 2004 - President’s Best 2004 Juried Art Show, Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association, West Branch, IA, First Place Award
- May-Aug 2004 - Artists Invitational, ArtSpace of Muscatine, Muscatine, IA
- Apr-May 2004 - MidCoast at the MARK Gallery, Rock Island, IL
- May-Jun 2004 - Quad City Arts Exhibit at Quad City International Airport, Moline, IL
- Feb-Mar 2004 - Arts Iowa City Featured Artist, Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA
- Oct 2003-Feb 2004 - Tri-State Tri-Annual Juried Invitational, Dubuque Museum of Art, Second Place Award
- Dec 2002-Feb 2003 - MidCoast Fine Arts, Mississippi Valley Welcome Center, Le Claire, IA
- Sep-Nov 2001 - “Art at the Airport”, Mid Coast Fine Arts and Quad City Arts, Moline, IL
- Feb-Apr 2001 - 33rdAnnual Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, and Wood Exhibition at Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames, IA
- Sep-Nov 2000 - “Art Under Glass,” Mid Coast Fine Arts, Davenport, IA

EDUCATION
- B.A. 1987, University of Iowa
- Studio Ceramics — 4 semesters, 1985-88

REPRESENTED BY
- River’s Edge Gallery, Muscatine, IA
- Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA
- Campbell Steele Gallery, Marion, IA
- Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, VA
- J. Lohmann Gallery, New York NY

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