The Contemporaries Field Trip: Elisabeth Condon Studio Visit
The Contemporaries invite you to visit the Tampa studio of painter Elisabeth Condon, who will be showing new work made during her residency at the prestigious MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire. Condon’s influences range from Chinese scroll painting to American abstraction to vintage wallpaper, and culminate in visually intriguing, at times psychedelic, landscapes and cityscapes. Her initial process methods are organic, starting with poured paint or splatter techniques, and following the natural flow of the materials used.
Born in Los Angeles, Condon received her BFA from Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles and holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute, Chicago. Her work is nationally recognized, and she has won numerous awards, including a 2008 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant; the 2015 Pulse Art Fair’s Pulse Prize; and a 2018 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Program Award. From 2003 – 2015, Condon was Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of South Florida. Her work resides in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg; Perez Art Museum Miami; and the Tampa Museum of Art, among others. The artist divides her time between Tampa and New York City, and is represented by Emerson Dorsch, Miami.
The Contemporaries was formed to build engagement among contemporary art enthusiasts with the Museum of Fine Arts’ diverse programming, with a focus on supporting contemporary artists and exhibitions throughout the Tampa Bay area. The educational meets the social at the Contemporaries’ events, which include visits to artists’ studios and collectors’ homes; trips to contemporary institutions; and fundraising events.
$15 for members of The Contemporaries
$25 for non-members of The Contemporaries