b. 1964 Richmond, VA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

1995 MFA University of Illinois at Chicago, IL
1988 BFA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2019 June Room, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2018 EAST; Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2018 Elise Ferguson; 57W57 Arts, New York, NY
2017 Mount of Venus, Elise Ferguson and Caris Reid; Monya Rowe Gallery, St Augustine, FL
Elise Ferguson & Ryan Wallace, EXPO/Chicago, Romer Young Gallery
Shutter, Halsey McKay Gallery, New York, NY
Eights Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Ripple Drift, Barton Art Galleries, Barton College, Wilson, NC
2016 Citron, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Elise Ferguson, Solo Booth, NADA New York, Halsey McKay Gallery, NY
2015 Elise Ferguson & Pamela Jorden, EXPO/Chicago, Romer Young Gallery
Elise Ferguson, This Way That, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2014 Elise Ferguson, Solo Presentation, EXPO/Chicago, Romer Young Gallery
Striped Knot, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Elise Ferguson & Jonathan Runcio, NADA New York, Romer Young Gallery
2012 Elise Ferguson/David Kennedy Cutler; Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2011 Elise Ferguson; Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2009 Capital X; Envoy Gallery, New York
Newport News Moon; June 25, 2009; Envoy Gallery, New York
2008 Elise Ferguson/Arnold Kemp; Envoy Gallery, New York
2004 Elise Ferguson: Livingroom D Lyx, Malmo, Sweden
2003 Floor/Wall; University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2001 White Room; White Columns, New York
1996 Elise Ferguson; Beret Int’l Gallery, Chicago

2019 Symmetry; Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, Maine
2019 Summer; Frampton Exhibition; Bridgehampton, NY
2019 Pulled in Brooklyn; IPCNY, New York
2018 Archival Exhibition; Dieu Donné Papermill, Brooklyn, NY
2018 Barn Show; Johannes Vogt Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2018 Geometric Behavior; Ikast Kunstpakhus, Ikast, Denmark
2017 New York New Work; Albada Jelgersma, Amsterdam
In the Steps of Folly Cove; Russel Janis, Brooklyn, NY
Summer in the City; Paula Estey Gallery, Newburyport, MA
Delineation; Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
New York, New Work, Albada Jelgersma, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2016 Stone Soup Nasty, Orgy Park, Brooklyn, NY
2015 UNTITLED. Miami Beach, SpecIal Projects, featuring: Scoli Acosta, Ronald Balden & Elise Ferguson
Works On Paper, Hunted Projects, Tilburg, Netherlands
The Architectural Impulse, curated by Warren James, Cristen Tierney Gallery, New York, NY Suddenly Last Summer, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY
Summer Mixer, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Color as Structure; McKenzie Fine Art, New York
The Last Brucennial; Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York
2013 Paint Off Paint On; Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2011 Domestic Goods; Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Rich-oo-uh'l, Richoo-uh'l; Jolie Laide, Philadelphia Entanglement; Regina Rex, Queens, NY
Entanglement; Art Blog Art Blog, New York
Printer's Proof; Bertrand Delacroix Gallery, New York
2010 Default State Network, Raid Projects, Los Angeles and Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York (catalog) Forth Estate, Fourteen 30 Contemporary, Portland, Oregon
2009 New Prints: Spring, International Print Center New York, New York
2007 “Workspace Program 2001-7”; Dieu Donne Papermill, New York
2006 Bunch Alliance and Dissolve, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
New Editions; Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn
2005 Talk to the Land; Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
Greater Brooklyn; CRG Gallery, New York
The Invisible Revealed; Surrealist Drawings from the Drukier Collection; Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine Multistorey, Pump House Gallery, London
2004 Sleight of Hand, Lemon Sky Projects (curated by Hudson Clearing); Miami Spacemakers, Lothringer Dreizen, Munich
hung, drawn, and quartered, Team, New York
New Projects; Dieu Donne Papermill, New York
2003 New Slang; Luring Augustine, New York (curated by Claudia Altman-Siegel)
Yard; Socrates Sculpture Park, New York (curated by Robyn Donohue and Alyson Baker)
EAST International; Norwich Gallery, Norwich, England (selectors Toby Webster/Eva Rothschild), catalog
Slimvolume; Norwich Gallery, Norwich, England (curated by Andrew Hunt)
2002 Accelerated Grimace; Silverstein Gallery, New York (curated by David Hunt)
2001 Peaks: Kagan Martos, New York
2000 The May Show: Sculpture Center, New York
It’s a Cruel World: White Columns, New York Mental Wilderness: Gayle Gates, New York
The Next Wave, The Black Dragon Society Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003 Time Lines, Signal 66 Artspace, Washington, DC
1999 Outer Boroughs: White Columns
Five Easy Pieces: Lombard Freid, New York
As if the world ended on the 5th floor: Blohard, Philadelphia
1997 Real World: New Langton Arts, San Francisco
Best II: Beret Int’l Gallery, Chicago
1996 Arts in Celebration Regional Biennial: University Museum, SIU-Carbondale- (brochure)
ARCO: Beret Int’l Gallery, Madrid
1995 The Uncomfortable Show: MWMWM, Chicago
Profiles: Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago Depends: Gallery 400, Chicago
Aesthetic Cranks: Beret Int’l Gallery, Chicago
1994 Flora: Chicago Botanical Garden, Chicago The Slit Show: Layaway, Chicago
1992 Things: Beret Int’l Gallery, Chicago
That’s Nice Dear: Beret Int’l Gallery, Chicago
1991 Strange Video: N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago

2018 Dieu Donne Paper Variables Artist
2017 Barton College Artist-in-Residence, Wilson, NY
2014 Northern Trust Purchase Prize: Expo Chicago, Chicago, IL
2006 Artist-in-Residence: University Nevada, Las Vegas
2004 MacDowell Colony
2003 Artist-in-Residence: Illinois State University
EAST International Exhibition Grant
Socrates Sculpture Park Residency
Dieu Donne Papermill Workspace Program Grant
1996 SIU-Carbondale, University Museum: Merit Award Illinois Arts Council: Special Assistance Grant
1995 UIC- Teaching Assistantship
1991 C.A.A.P. Grant, Chicago Office of Fine Arts 1989 C.A.A.P. Grant, Chicago Office of Fine Arts

• Fisch, Taylor. “Thoughts on Hard Edges”, Columbia Journal, April 13, 2018
• Hart, Joseph, Elise Ferguson, Deep Color Podcast, October, 2018
• Peck Wagner, Madeleine. “Sublime Simplicity”, Folio Weekly, December 6, 2017
• Porges, Maria, Review: Elise Ferguson: Citron at Romer Young Gallery, art ltd. Magazine, Jan/Feb 2017, V.11 No. 1
• Hart, Joseph, Elise Ferguson, Deep Color, Episode 2, October 26, 2016
• Butler, Sharon, Elise Ferguson: Courting Imperfection, Two Coats of Paint, October 14, 2016
• Indrisek, Scott, Highlights from NADA New York, ArtInfo, May 5, 2016
• Boucher, Brian, 11 Booths I Could Hardly Tear Myself Away From at NADA New York, ArtnetNews, May 6, 2016
• Ryan E. Steadman. Review, Modern Painters, December 2012
• Wallace, Ryan, Default State Network Catalog, 2010
• Kellogg, Craig. “Mansion in the Sky”, Interior Design, September 1, 2009
• Smith, Roberta. Review, New York Times, November 11, 2005
• Church, Amanda. Review, Art on Paper, September/October 2004
• Smith, Roberta. Review, New York Times, July 13, 2004
• Gerber, Eric. Review, Sculpture, March 2004
• Pratt, Kevin. Review, Artforum, September 2003
• Smith, Dan. Review, Art Monthly, September 2003
• Hitzges, Jennifer. "Enchanted Evening", New York Magazine, August 25, 2003
• Smith, Roberta. "Impressions of the Yard", New York Times, June 27, 2003
• Newhall, Edith. "Suburban Subversions", New York Magazine, June 23, 2003
• Brake, Alan G. "Message in a Bottle", Interior Design, June 2003
• Franklin, Melanie. "Curators Picks", New Museum.org Website, May 2003
• Weber, Christine. "Our Own Backyard", The Queens Courier, May 21, 2003
• Vander Weg, Kara. Review, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 57 2003
• Keegan, Matt. SUMMER KIT, published by Northway Press, 2003
• Takahashi, Corey. "Burbs Barbs", Newsday, May 4, 2003• Johnson, Ken, "Art Guide", New York Times, July 12, 2002 • Cotter, Holland. "For Hikers Seeking Art"", New York Times, December 15, 2000
• Porges, Timothy. "In With the Out Crowd", Dialog, May 1996
• Hawkins, Margaret. "High Concept Flights", Chicago Sun-Times, April 26, 1996
• Spiegler, Marc. "Loop Corporate Culture", New City, March 2, 1994
• Eng, Monica. "Floating Exhibit at the New Pier", Chicago Tribune, August 5, 1993
• Valente, Judy. "Urban Waterways", The Wall Street Journal, November 13, 1992
• Artner, Alan. "Floating World of Art", Chicago Tribune, August 7, 1992
• Voedisch, Lynn. Review, Chicago Sun-Times, August 7, 1992
• Hart, Hugh. "Rolling Down the River", Chicago Tribune, August 5, 1992