Leeza Doreian
 
                 

 

Biography

Born Wivenhoe, England

 

 
Education

1997

University of Texas at Austin, Master of Arts

1993

Ohio State University, Bachelor of Fine Arts (cum laude)

 
One-Person Exhibitions

2007

Tourists and Residents: Emerging Artist Series, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, New York

1998

Syllables of Plush, Women and Their Work, Austin, Texas

 
Two-Person Exhibitions

2008

Two-Person Exhibition: Works by Leeza Doreian and Ian Duncan, Manhattan WCO Center, New York City, New York

 
Selected Exhibitions
2012 Introductions 2012: Group Exhibition, Root Division, San Francisco, California
2012 Cumulous: Group Exhibition, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, California
2011 Time: Group Exhibition, The Lab, San Francisco, California

2011

Wicked Little Critter: Group Exhibition, Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2010

OUT OF ORDER: Geometric Systems in Contemporary Bay Area Art , SFSU Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, California

2008

Crater Bay Area: A collaborative project with Ligorano/Reese, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California

2007

Manhattan WCO Center Expo: Group Exhibition, New York, New York

2007

Crater NY: A collaborative project with Ligorano/Reese, Location One, New York, New York

2007

Pink Show: Group Exhibition, Arena One at the Santa Monica Airport, California

2006

Here and Elsewhere: Group Exhibition, Lake Erie College, Erie, Pennsylvania

2006

Please Touch: Group Exhibition, GASP, Boston, Massachusetts

2006

When Artists Say We: Group Exhibition , Artist Space, New York, New York

2005

The Affordable Art Fair: Christopher Henry Gallery Booth, New York, New York

2004

Tits & Art IV: Group Exhibition, GV/AS, Brooklyn, New York

2003

After Matisse/Picasso: Group Exhibition, PS1, Queens, New York

2003

Recession 2003 $99 Show: Group Exhibition, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, New York

2002

American Cheese: Group Exhibition, Dam Stuhltrager Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2002

ArtNewYork: Group Exhibition, Lunstraumf auf Zeit, Linz, Austria

2001

Small Packages: Group Exhibition, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

2001

Emerging Artists: Four-Person Exhibition, Middle Tennessee State University, Knoxville, Tennessee

2001

4: Four Person Exhibition, Rome Arts, Brooklyn, New York

2000

Gardens of Pleasure, (Curator Lisa Tamiris Becker), John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Michigan

1999

44th Long Island Artists Exhibition: Juried Exhibition (Juror Carter Ratcliff), Heckscher Museum of Art, Long Island, New York

1998

FAC Annual: Juried Exhibition (Juror Dave Hickey), Fine Arts Center, Lubbock Texas

 
Public Lectures and Other Activities

2012

Co-curator, Out of Order, Creativity Explored, San Francisco, California

2007

Artist Lecture, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York

 
Bibliography

 

Mckevitt, Jennifer. “Hands on Experience,” The News-Herald, August 25, 2006

 

McQuaid, Cate. “Hands on Experience,” The Boston Globe, June 22, 2006

 

Pati Beachley. “Take the P from Purrfect,” Middle Tennessee State University: Emerging Artist Exhibition, Show Catalogue, 2001

 

University of Texas at Austin: “Women Challenging the Arts”, Spring Series, 1998

 

Carlozzi, Annette. “Syllables of Plush,” Austin: Women & Their Work, Syllables of Plush, Show Catalogue, 1998

Schade, Christopher. “From the Center Out,” Austin American Statesman, August 22,1998

 
Awards and Distinctions

1999

Gladys Service Award, Heckscher Museum of Art, New York

1997

Studio Arts Merit Award, University of Texas at Austin

1996

Graduate Continuing Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin

1996

College of Fine Arts Travel Fellowship, Italy

1996

Studio Arts Merit Award, University of Texas at Austin

1995

College of Fine Arts Travel Fellowship, Mexico City

1994

Emily Maverick Miller and Emily Wells Endowed Scholarship

 
Professional Teaching Experience

2010-

VISUAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR, Creativity Explored

 

Combining a love and knowledge of art to interact in a teaching capacity with Adult Artists who have developmental disabilities

1997-98

ADJUNCT LECTURER, The University of Texas at Austin

 

Developed and Taught Beginning Drawing Course

 

Developed and Taught Two-Dimensional Design Courses

1996

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR, The University of Texas at Austin

 

Developed and Taught Two-Dimensional Design Courses

1994-97

TEACHING ASSISTANT, The University of Texas at Austin

 

Figure Painting, Figure Drawing, Beginning Drawing and Beginning Painting Courses