Liz Craft

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Kamille, from 2006
© Courtesy of the Artist and Patrick Painter, LA
Baby Carriage, 2008 Bronze, Porcelain, Raffi 91.4 X 106.7 X 76.2 Cms / 36 X 42 X 30 Ins © Liz Craft
Windmill, 1998 Mixed Media 24 X 20 X 10 In. © Image courtesy Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Nicole Couch (Pink, Fuchsia, Orange), 2010 © Fredrik Nilsen / Courtesy of the Artis
Nicole Couch (Pink, Fuchsia, Orange), 2010 Fiberglass And Paint 32 X 98 X 40.5 Inches © Liz Craft. Photo courtesy of the artist
Quick Facts
Los Angeles, CA
Birth year
Lives in
Los Angeles, CA
Works in
Los Angeles, CA
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1997, MFA
Otis College of Art and Design
Representing galleries
Marianne Boesky Gallery, Patrick Painter Gallery

1994 Otis Parsons, Los Angeles, B.A.
1997 University of California, Los Angeles, M.F.A.

Patrick Painter Gallery, Los Angeles

Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York

Halle für Kunst, Lunëberg
Alison Jacques, London

Peres Projects, Los Angeles

Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York

"A Real Mother For Ya," Sadie Coles HQ, London
Public Art Fund, New York

Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
Centrum fur Gegenwartskunst Oberosterreich, Linz, Austria

Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

"Disarming Matter," Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York
"You dig the tunnel; I'll hide the soil," White Cube Hoxton and Shoreditch Town Hall, London, curated by Harland Miller
"Comme des bêtes (Like Animals)," Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

"Cult Fiction," The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK, Curated by Kim L. Pace and Emma Mahony on behalf of The Hayward Gallery. Travels to Nottingham Castle, Nottingham; Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds; Aberystwyth Art Gallery, Aberystwyth; Tullie House, Carlisle
"POPcentric," GERING & LóPEZ GALLERY, New York (curated by Sandra Gering & Michael
"Eden's Edge", Hammer Museum UCLA, Los Angeles
"Cult Fiction", Hayward Gallery, London

"L.A. Trash + Treasure" Milliken Gallery, Stockholm
"Complicit! Contemporary American Art and Mass Culture," University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville

"Seeing Other People," Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
"Group Show," Regen Projects, Los Angeles
"2004 Whitney Biennial," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
"It's all an illusion," Migros Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
"The Thought That Counts," Sister, Los Angles

"3 - D," Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

"Play it as it Lays, " The London Institute Gallery, London
"Wheeling - Krad Kult Tour! Motorcycles in Art," Frankfurt am Main, Germany (curated by Marcus Sedinger). Travel to Los Angeles

"The Americans - New Art," Barbican Centre, London (catalogue published)
"Young and Dumb," ACME, Los Angeles

"Good Luck for You," Transmission Gallery, Edinburgh
"California Dreamin'," Gallery of Art, Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, Kansas City

"Happy Trails," College of Creative Studies, University of Santa Barbara
"Hot Spots," Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Traveled to Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
"Drive By: New Art from Los Angeles," South London Gallery, London. Traveled to Cornerhouse, Manchester, England
"Profane Gardens," Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange

"Gilbert Bretterbauer & Liz Craft," Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Collins, Judy. Sculpture Today. London: Phaidon Press, 2007

Steinbrugge, Bettina. Liz Craft. JRPIRingier Kunsterverlag AG, 2006

Strum, Martin. Liz Craft. Linz, Austria: Centrum fur Gegenwartskunst Oberosterrich, 2000
Mise En Scene: New LA Sculpture. Santa Monica Museum of Art, 2000

Small World: Dioramas in Contemporary Art. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 1998

Camhi, Leslie. "Fantastic Journey," Vogue Living, April 2008
Koplos, Janet. "Liz Craft at Marianne Boesky Gallery," Art in America, April 2008
Wehr, Anne. "Liz Craft," Time Out New York, December 6-12, 2007.
Wolff, Rachel. "Artist Liz Craft Makes Art We'd Like to Play in," New York Magazine, November 2007.
Masters, H.G. "Liz Craft at Marianne Boesky Gallery," Flavorpill New York, November 2007.
Myers, Terry R. "Eden's Edge: Fifteen LA Artists," Art Review, September 2007, p. 116, ill.

Rochette, Anne and Wade Saunders. "Speaking Volumes," Art in America, November 2006, p. 176-177, ill.

Miles, Christopher. "A 'Hairy Guy' who is a thinker," Los Angeles Times, October 7, 2005
Hainley, Bruce. "Liz Craft at Peres Projects," Artforum, December 2005

Munder, Heike. "Witches and Unicorns," Teme Celeste, September/October 2004
Ammirati, Dominick. "Liz Craft," artUS, April - May 2004
Richard, Francis. "Liz Craft," Artforum, April 2004
Trainor, James. "Liz Craft," frieze, March 2004

Johnson, Ken. "Liz Craft," New York Times, December 5, 2003
Menin, Samuele & Sansone, Velentina. "Sculpture Forever," Flash Art, June 2003
Gopnik, Blake. " Standouts in a Crowd," The Washington Post, March 13, 2003

Herbert, Martin. "Liz Craft," Time Out (London), July 3-10, 2002
Buck, Louise. "Liz Craft: A real Mother for Ya," The Art Newspaper; What's On, No. 127, July-August 2002
Mathonnet, Phillipe. "Foire Es Qualites," Le Temps; Samedi Culturel, No. 207, June 8, 2002
Laird, Tessa. "Liz Craft Beautiful Mutants," Make (Special Edition), No. 92, 2002

Kent, Sarah. "Altered States," Time Out (London), December 28, 2001
Cork, Richard. Play, November 27, 2001
Hedvig Thorburn, Syd Svenska Dagbladet, Goteborg-Posten, November 15, 2001
Lack, Jessica. The Guardian, November 5, 2001
Sladen, Mark. "Young Americans," Blue Print, November 2001
What's On in London, October 31, 2001
Gayford, Marin. The Daily Telegraph, October 31, 2001
Packer, William. Financial Times, October 30, 2001
Design Week London, October 25, 2001
Coringan, Susan. ID, October 25, 2001
What's On in London, October 24, 2001
Mugan, Chris. "Along came a spider," Evening Standard, October 24, 2001
Jones, Jonathan. "The Age of Anxiety," Guardian, October 23, 2001
Leitch, Luke. Evening Standard, October 23, 2001
Chapman, Peter. The Independent, October 20, 2001
Angel London, October 2001
Sharp, Amanda. Arena Homme, Autumn 2001
Birnbaum, Daniel. "The Americans: New Art," Artforum, September 2001
Pagel, David. Review "Sculpture with a twist," Los Angeles Times, April 13, 2001
Wilson, Megan. "Mise-en-scene: New L.A. Sculpture," San Francisco Guardian, February 7, 2001
Mac Giolla Leith, Caoimhin. "The Americans," Modern Painters, Winter 2001
Baker, Kenneth. "Just Look at the Sculpture and There Is Los Angeles," San Francisco Chronicle, January 27, 2001

Knight, Christopher. "A Web of Illusion," Los Angeles Times, June 26, 2000
Scarborough, James. "Liz Craft at Richard Telles Fine Art," Art Week, June 2000
Hainley, Bruce. "Towards a Funner Lacocoon," Artforum, Summer 2000, pp. 166-73
Miles, Christopher. "The Windmills of Her Mind," Flaunt, March 2000
Harvey, Doug. "Kid's Stuff," LA Weekly, January 21, 2000

Herbert, Martin. Review,, October 1999
Kent, Sarah. Review, Time Out London, October 13-20, 1999
"East of Eden: Profane Gardens," X-TRA, Vol. II, Winter 1999, pp. 13

Alimanestianu, Irina. Review, Art Issues, September-October 1998, pp. 13
Hainley, Bruce. "Self portrait as the Garden Between Eve and the Snake," Frieze, September-October 1998, pp. 70-71
Pagel, David. Review, Los Angeles Times, June 5, 1998 pp. 24-25
Duncan, Michael. Review, Art in America, December 1998, p. 103

Miles, Christopher. "Art and Craft," Detour, November 1997, p. 150
Miles, Christopher. Review, Art Week, August 1997
Cooper, Dennis. "too cool for school," SPIN, July 1997, pp. 86-87
Kandal, Susan. Review, Los Angeles Times, 27 June 1997, p. 22
Volkart, Yvonne. "Group Show," Flash Art, Summer 1997
Pagel, David. Review, Art/Text, 59, 1997

Halle für Kunst, Lunëberg

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