About

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Painter, animator, graphic illustrator, Liz Goldberg is a Philadelphia local artist inspired by the interaction between color, dance and fashion. Her exploration of the “Diva”, the bold uninhibited female character that is the focus of her exhibits.

Her graphic works have received national and international recognition from the mid-1980’s.  She has collaborated in animated films with  filmmaker Warren Bass since 1999. Both are multiple fellowship  recepients of the PA. Council on the Arts and have produced films for “Philadelphia Stories” and “Through the Lens” series on Public Television. Their collaborative work has received nine international first place awards and juried recognition in forty festivals in eleven countries.

She is currently teaching Fashion Drawing and Illustration at Pratt Institute, Drexel University, and Jefferson University. She earned my BFA from York University and her MFA from Pratt Institute. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and abroad. She is currently represented by GallerieChiz in Pittsburgh.

 

 

 

 

 


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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS :

2018 Cuban Queens”- Film premiere and Exhibition in collaboration with filmmaker Warren Bass and animator Lowell Boston  at Joan Shepp Gallery

2018 Fringe Festival The Bald Saprano, Sept 9-24,- Bethany Mission Gallery-" Strings " exhibited -film in collaboration with Warren Bass.

2017 "BeatBoxPhilly" film in collaboration with filmmaker Warren Bass- Woodmere Art Museum, June-September

2017 “Vogueing”Video/Painting/ and Room Installation with hand designed scarf- Joan Shepp Gallery

2017 Malvern Retreat House: Paintings/Films March

2017 2016 Bethany Mission Gallery, “Vogueing And Other Pleasures”: solo show of graphics and paintings, collaborative media installation

2016 Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium: Eugene Ionesco: The Chairs: Invitation Painting and graphics and paintings

2015 Gallerie Chiz (Pittsburgh) 2 person show of graphics and paintings “Cigar Queens of Havana” Soiree of the Season, Penthouse Parkway house: graphics and paintings, collaborative fashion and media installation Drexel University, Fashion department, graphics and paintings, collaborative media installation

2014 Bo Concept Philadelphia Store: “Cigar Queens of Havana” solo show of graphics and paintings, collaborative media installation Drexel Faculty Show, graphics and paintings, collaborative media installation Brooklyn NYC “High Tea and Open Studios”, graphics and paintings, collaborative media installation Open Studios Philadelphia, graphics and paintings, collaborative media installation

2013 Transfer Station Philadelphia,”The EAST COAST DIVAS”:solo show of graphics and paintings, collaborative media installation Open Studios, Philadelphia, graphics and paintings, collaborative media installation Pratt Institute, Fashion Faculty Exhibition, graphics and paintings, collaborative media installation HMC,Dallas-Budapest Film Festival, “Library Thoughts”, Budapest

2012 Melanie Stewart Dance Company: ”STICKY” a ballet involving collaborative media installation Juried Selection,“STRINGS” ,NYC International film festival JAAC Gallery, Philadelphia,, “Women in the Arts”, group show of graphics and paintings

2010 Katonah Museum of Art, The Art of Contemporary Puppet Theater,show of paintings and media installation

2009 Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, NYC, 2 person exhibition, ”Dessert Divas”, graphics and paintings GallerieChiz, Pittsburgh, group show of painting and graphics

2008 GallerieChiz, Pittsburgh,,group show of paintings and graphics Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, NYC,” Divas and Divos”, graphics and paintings

2007 GallerieChiz, Pittsburgh, group show of paintings and graphics Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, NYC, “Salon Divas”, graphics and paintings

2005 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Individual Fellowship in Media Arts
International Museum of Art, El Paso, TX. Group show of paintings and graphics
Ocial selection, “Beat Box Philly”, Festival Nemo Images Experimentales Internationales, Paris
National Ocial Selection,” Beat Box Philly”, Media Tonic USA, Pittsburgh
Filmmakers College of New Jersey, juried ocial show,” WORKS on PAPER”

2004 Erie Art Museum, “ Pennsylvania Council on the Arts” group show of graphics and paintings
- Platinum Remi(First Place) “Beat Box Philly” Worldfest International Film Festival
- First Place, “Beat Box Philly”, Athens International Film Festival
- First Prize, “Beat Box Philly”, First Glance International Film Festival
- Ocial selection, “Beat Box Philly”,H2O Festival,exhibition in the Netherlands and European Tour
- Juried Exhibition, “In Our Own Backyard”: Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, statewide museum exhibitions at Lancaster Museum of Art, Main Line Art Center, Erie Art Museum, Southern Alleghenies Museum at Johnstown, Southern Alleghenies Museum at Altoona, Sharadin Art Gallery Kutztown and other sites sponsored by the RichardC vonHess Foundation
- Juried winner(one of 13 exhibited winners) Beat Box Philly, Chlortrudis Awards, Boston
- Juried Selection,Beat Box Philly,Media Wave International Festival Kazinczy, Hungary
- Juried International Tour Selection, Beat Box Philly, Hungarian Tiuring Arts Festival
- Juried Selection”Beat Box Philly”, Black Point International Film Festival,Wisconsin
- Juried Finalist, Beat Box Philly, James River Film Feastival, Richmond Virginia
- Juried Finalist, Woods Hole International Film Festival, Massachussetts
- Juried Selection, Beat Box Philly, Canadian InternationalFestival of Films on Art, Montreal
- Juried Selection, Beat Box Philly, Oberhausen International Film Festival, Germany
- Juried Selection, Beat Box Philly, Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival
- Juried Selection, Beat box Philly, Humboldt International Film Festival, California
- Juried Selection, Beat Box Philly, Philadelphia International Film Festival

2003 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Individual Fellowship
Public Television Production Grant, WYBE/TV, Philadelphia Stories, animation

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONORS:

2010 Katonah Museum of Art, The Art of Contemporary Puppet Theater, premiere: “AL SON DEL DIABLO”
2009 Havana Film Festival: “AL SON DEL DIABLO”
2004 First Place, ATHENS FILM FESTIVAL
2004 Trophy Winner, Rochester International Film Festival
2004 Oberhausen International Film Festival
2003 curated selection, WYBE/35 Public TV, broadcast premiere “BEATBOX PHILLY”
2003 Individual Artist Fellowship from Pa Council on the Arts
2002 curated invitation, BRITISH INTERNATIONAL ANIMATIONS AWARDS
2002 juried invitation, Seoul International Festival, Korea
2002 juried selection, Ajijic International Film festival, Mexico
2001 First Place Experimental, New Haven International Film Festival
2001 juried selection, Leipzig International Film Festival, Germany
2000 Individual Artist Fellowship, PA. Council on the Arts
2000 Independent Image Series, WHYY/CH. 12, Public TV Broadcast, “DRUMBA”
2000 MUSE Film Award for Animation
2000 curated selection, WYBE/35, Public Broadcast premiere “DRUMBA”

 

House & Garden Digital Gallery Feature 2018

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