SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2004 - 2005

Landscape Painting, solo show, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Germany

2004

Presence of Light, group show, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

AIM 24, group show, The Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY

Devilish, Delicious, Decadent, 3-D Invitational, University of Akron, Akron, OH

2003 - 2004

New Installations, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburg, PA

2003

Landslide, group show, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Six Projects @ LIU, group outdoor show, Brooklyn, NY

Liza McConnell & Chris Gose, two-person show, Gettysburg College

Acme Art Company, installation, Columbus, OH

2002

48 Hours of Art-Making, group show, B.K. Smith Gallery, Painesville, OH

Absorbing Excess, co-curator/artist, group show, Ohio Art League, Columbus, OH

2001

Pictures & Projects, solo show, Columbus, OH

Some Space Between, group show, Skylab, Columbus, OH

 

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

2004

Headlands Center for Contemporary Art Residency, Sausalito, CA

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art Residency, Omaha, NE

Bronx Museum Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) Program, Bronx, NY

2003

The Mattress Factory Residency, Pittsburgh, PA

Smack Mellon Studios Residency, Brooklyn, NY

2002 - 2004

Center for Land Use Interpretation Residency, Wendover, UT

2002 - 2003

Ohio Arts Council 2003 Individual Artist Grant

Center for Land Use Interpretation Residency, Wendover, Utah

2002

Sculpture Space Residency, Utica, NY

2001

Edith Fergus Gilmore Thesis Grant, The Ohio State University

2000

Graduate Student Alumni Research Award, The Ohio State University

 

EDUCATION

2001

The Ohio State University, Master of Fine Art, Sculpture

1995

Cornell University, Bachelor of Fine Art, Sculpture

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

"AIM24 – Artists in the Market Place" Julia Herzberg, ArtNexus 54:3, Oct 2004, pp 176-177

"Seeing the Light" Timothy Cahill, Albany Union Times, Sunday September 12, 2004

"ANIMATE: Johnston Foster and Liza McConnell" Horace Brockington, NY Arts, Volume 9, No. 5/6, May/June 2004

"Art Review; A Chance to Fill Up on Visual Treats" Benjamin Genocchio, New York Times, April 25, 2004

"Landslide" John Hawke, Artseen, The Brooklyn Rail, Oct. 2003

"Mattress Factory Installations Open Up Different World of Art," Kurt Shaw, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Oct 26, 2003

"From Ice Storms to Bike Gears", Alice Winn, Pulp, Volume 02, Issue 34

"Model/IdeaLandscape" Spector Magazine, Leipzig, Germany, Volume 3, 2003

"Two Exhibits Display Creative Methods Of Reusing Materials", Bill Mayr, Columbus Dispatch, Aug. 15, 2002

"Remains of the Day", Tracy Zollinger Turner, Columbus Alive, Aug. 2002 

"Leftovers Blend in Fresh Imaginative New Ways" Jaqueline Hall, Review, Columbus Dispatch, August 18, 2002