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RESUME

Education

M.F.A. - 1993 - Painting, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
B.F.A. - 1987 - Art Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.




Solo Exhibitions

2002
ONE WOMAN'S VIEW, Ridley Gallery, Sierra College, Rocklin, California.

2001
ELISA TERRANOVA: DIARY OF A MARTYR, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University Of Nevada, Reno, Nevada. (Icluded slide lecture.)

ELISA TERRANOVA: A DECADE OF MARTYRDOM, James Kaneko Gallery, American River College, Sacramento, California.

1994
CULTURAL/COMMUNITY EXPRESSION: ELISA TERRANOVA, Student Union Art Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.


1993
ELISA TERRANOVA: AFTER THE CRASH, Masters Of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.


1989
ELISA TERRANOVA: SOUVENIRS OF THE EXPERIENCE, Women Image Now Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.


1987
ELISA TERRANOVA: ON TRAINS, MOTHERHOOD, AND PROHIBITED DESIRES, Women Image Now Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.


1986
ELISA TERRANOVA: UNIVERSITY CLUB EXHIBITION, University Club Gallery, Winter Park, Florida.




Selected Group Exhibitions

2004
THE GIRLY SHOW, Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, California. (Invitational).

SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL, Crest Theater, Sacramento, California. (Invitational)

2003
BIENNALE INTERNAZIONALE DELLšARTE CONTEMPORANEA, Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy.
(By nomination only), www.artestudio.net

VIDEO: BRIAN CLARK, RIK MAVERIK AND ELISA TERRANOVA, Gallery Horse Cow, Sacramento, California.

SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL, Crest Theater, Sacramento, California.

2002
BOLD EXPRESSIONS, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, California (International Juried) Received Award Of Excellence, Award Of Merit).

BACK IN THE BOX II, Center For Contemporary Arts, Sacramento, California. (Invitational).

A PORTRAIT OF MY FATHER, Center For Contemporary Art, Sacramento, Ca. (Invitational).

2001
ODD IMAGES OF THE SELF, Center For Contemporary Art, Sacramento, Ca. (Invitational with Troy Dalton, Kim Scott, And Mick Sheldon) Traveled to: Sierra Arts Gallery, Reno, Nevada.

1996
THE TEXAS INTERNATIONAL, Fox Fine Arts Center, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas (International Juried).

SCHOOL OF ART MFA ALUMNI EXHIBITION, Memorial Union Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona (Juried).

1994
A RENAISSANCE OF PROMISE, Franklin Federal Plaza, 111 Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas (National Juried).

1991
ART DETOUR '91 JURIED EXHIBITION, Artlink Gallery, One Renaissance Square, Phoenix, Arizona.

1990
FUTURE SHOCK ART DETOUR, Phoenix Union Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona (Invitational).

1989
PERSPECTIVES '89, Accurate Art Gallery, Sacramento, California (National Juried).

VIOLENT CONFRONTATIONS, SILENT SUGGESTIONS: THREE ARTISTS, Cafe Casino Gallery, Scottsdale Arizona (Invitational).

ART ADDRESSING AIDS, Student Union Art Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California (National Juried).

MASTERS IN FINE ARTS: A SURVEY OF CURRENT GRADUATE WORK FROM INDIANA, ASU, AND THE MARYLAND INSTITUTE OF ART, Campus Center Gallery, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, Hawaii (Faculty Invitational).

15TH ANNUAL W.I.N. CRYSTAL ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona (Juried).

THE FIVE SENSES COMPETITION, Matthew Center Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona . This exhibition traveled to the Chicago Hilton, Chicago, Illinois (Juried).

WIN FOR WIN: BEST OF SHOW FROM W.I.N. 15TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION, Cafe Casino Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona (Juried).

HEAVEN, EARTH AND SPIRIT, Alwun House Alternative Space, Phoenix, Arizona . This exhibit traveled to San Francisco, California as part of a Surrealist Exchange by Arizona Visionary Alternative (Juried).



1988
ART A LA CARTE, West 1st Street Gallery, Mesa, Arizona (Invitational).

SECOND ANNUAL SCHWAB ART FESTIVAL, Mount Sinai Hospital & Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois (National Juried).

ARIZONA VISIONARY ALTERNATIVE EXHIBITION, Alwun House Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona (Juried).

CALL TO RISE, Orlando Museum of Art, Winter Park, Florida (National Juried; jurors included Barbara Haskell of Whitney's MOMA and artist Frank Stella).

1987
NIGHT SCREAMS / DAY DREAMS, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona (National Juried).

EXPRESSIONS, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona (National Juried).





Honors And Awards

Juror's Award Of Excellence; BOLD EXPRESSIONS, NCA, Sacramento Fine Arts Center.

Juror's Award Of Merit; BOLD EXPRESSIONS, NCA, Sacramento Fine Arts Center.

Winner: Phelp's Dodge Scholarship Award: $5000, Arizona State University.

Award: Regents' Scholarships, Arizona State University, 1990 -1991.

Winner: Outstanding Student of the Year, Abraham and Bessie Lehrer Memorial Award,
Arizona State University, 1988 -1989.

Award: Women in the Arts: Outstanding Achievement Award, Arizona State University, 1988.

Juror's Award: EXPRESSIONS, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona, 1987.




Interviews and Reviews

2002
REVIEW: "Odd Images Of The Self At Sierra Arts Gallery", Artweek Magazine, volume 32, issue 12, Dec./ Jan. 2002, written by Kirk Robertson.
ill. Ex-Voto: Self-portrait Birthday Celebration, Santa Monica Earthquake, 1994.

2001
REVIEW: "Unsettling Images, Therapeutic Artistry", by Victoria Dalkey, art critic for The Sacramento Bee, Encore Section, Sunday, March 4, 2001.
ill. Madonna Of The Sunflowers.

REVIEW: "Triumph Of A Martyr", by Carli Cutchin, art critic for The Reno News And Reviews, Arts & Lifestyle, Thursday, October 25, 2001, ill. Madonna Of The Corn. (see www.newsreview.com)

2000
MAGAZINE INTERVIEW: "Up From The Ashes, The Art Of Elisa Terranova", Juxtapoz Art, volume 7, Issue 5, Sept/Oct, 2000, written by Michael Knowlton. These paintings have been reproduced: Up From The Ashes, Recuperating At Home After Another One Of The Big Ones, Madonna Of The Corn, The Big Wedding Dilemma, The Anniversary, and All The King's Horses And All The King's Men.

1999
MAGAZINE INTERVIEW: "Up From The Ashes, The Art Of Elisa Terranova", New Mobility, volume 10, Issue 66, March, 1999, edited by Barry Corbet. These paintings have been reproduced: Up From The Ashes, Madonna Of The Corn, The Big Wedding Dilemma, Ex-Voto: Jan 17, 1994, and All The King's Horses And All The King's Men.

1994
REVIEW: "Art Auction to Benefit Promise Park Showcases Artists'
Abilities," by Vivi Colina for Austin American Statesman, Monday, July 4, 1994. ill. Madonna of the Corn.

1989
JOURNAL ARTICLE: "I Only Dance to the Music of Life," Woman Image Now: Arizona Women in Art, volume 4, 1989-90, by Evelyn Cooper. These paintings have been reproduced: Din-Din Time!, I Only Dance to the Music of Life, After the Train Wreck, Struggling for Sex Appeal After the Train Wreck.

1988
REVIEW: "Call to Rise," Orlando Museum of Art, Members Magazine, volume 9, number 3, January 1987, edited by Jody Feltus.
REVIEW: "Call to Rise Art Exhibition a Triumph of the Human Spirit,' by Karen Anderson Neustadt, art critic for Centerstage - Central Florida's Arts & Entertainment Magazine, volume 10, number 4, January 1988.
REVIEW: "Spirits Answer Call to Art," by Laura Steward, art critic for The Orlando Sentinel, Friday, January 8, 1988.

1987
INTERVIEW: "Speaking Through Art," by Susie Lerma, art critic for Arizona Republic-Extra, Wednesday, July 1, 1987. ill. On The Threshold of Eternity.
REVIEW: "Artweek," by Bruce Christian for Mesa Tribune & Tempe Daily News, Sunday, June 21, 1987. ill. On The Threshold of Eternity.
INTERVIEW: "Train Images Haunt life of Disabled Tempe Artist," by Robert Perez for Tempe Daily News Tribune,, June 16, 1987.
REVIEW: "Art Probes Depths of Worst Nightmares," Arizona Republic, October 9, 1987.




Related Experience

2003
Slide Lecture: American River College, Sacramento, California.

2002
Slide Lecture: Sierra College, Rocklin, California.

2001
Slide Lecture: University Of Nevada, Reno, Nevada.

1990-1992
Elected representative to the Faculty Committee for Graduate Studio Curriculum, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
Elected painting representative to Associated Graduate Art Students AGAS, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

1988-1990
Assistant Director, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

1985-1986
Art Director, Journal of the Arizona Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.







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