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Liz Clayton Scofield

lives and works in Baltimore, MD

lizclaytonscofield@gmail.com :: www.lizclaytonscofield.com 

 

Education

2015     MFA, Digital Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2010     BA cum laude, Music/Gender/Society, Studio Art, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Residencies

2018        School of Making Thinking: Meaning's Edge
2017        Cucalorus: Playing With Food: Eating Our Work
                Cucalorus: Social Justice Residency: Performing Gender and Sexuality in the US South

Exhibitions, Performances, and Projects (* denotes solo or two-person show or performance)

2018     New Works, Red Room, Baltimore, MD
             Wandering: A lecture, School of Making Thinking, Prattsville Art Center, Prattsville, NY
             *LiZez LIVE! A Play, Act III (Bloomington Edition), Noise Gallery, Bloomington, IN
              Wandering: A lecture, EMP Collective, Baltimore, MD
              What's Love Got to Do With It, O'Moore School of Design, Nashville, TN

2017       SidebySide: Warhol, Yoga, and the Body, Tipton Gallery, Johnson City, TN
               Figure Pool, Fort Houston, Nashville, TN
               LiZez LIVE! A Play, Cucalorus Festival, Wilmington, NC
               Art of the South, L. Ross Gallery, Memphis, TN
               Those Who Arrive Survive, risograph book exchange, Terminus, SGCI Atlanta

2016       North Portland Unknown 2 Minute Film Fest, Disjecta, Portland, OR (selected top four)
               *A Family Vacation: Seasonally Appropriate Collages, the Owlery, Bloomington, IN
               Modular Art Pods, Oz Arts, Nashville, TN
               art pee: It’s a forte-night, Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN (with Katelyn Greenberg)
               *My Cup Overflows, Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN (with Emily Weihing)
               NO BULLSHIT, Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN
               Iris Film Festival, Bloomington, IN

2015       CROTCH: Contested Territory, Whitdel Arts, Detroit, MI
               art pee, Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN (with Katelyn Greenberg)
               *Making Myself, Selling Myself, Playing with Myself. MFA Thesis Exhibition. Grunwald
                    Gallery, Bloomington, IN
                NSAL 2015 Visual Arts Competition Exhibit, Waldron Arts, Bloomington, IN
                Re-imaging Gender, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan,
                   Ann Arbor, MI

2014        Input (~2L) :: Output (~1L), IU Cinema, Bloomington, IN
                Crying Party, Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN
                *NOBODY CAN EAT 50 EGGS, Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN
                *How to Smile in 34 Steps (Live!), SeedSpace, Nashville, TN
                Identity Interpreted and Assumed: Self Portrait, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, IL 
                Neorascality: Disruptions of the Public Sphere, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN             
                Internet. Identity. Cats., Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN              
                Non-Graduating MFA Show, Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
                *Project 1: Ariel Lavery and Liz Clayton Scofield, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY
                *How to Smile in 34 Steps (LIVE!), Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN

2013       How to Smile in 34 Steps (excerpt) and Corn Federation, IU Cinema, Bloomington, IN
               Conditionally Human, Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN
               Open Studios, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
               BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer) Nashville, Track One, Nashville, TN              
               Open Space, Fuller Projects, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN              
               ON/OFF Electronic Art Exhibition, SNAP Center, Nashville, TN
               New Media Art Exhibit, Ballet Mecanique, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN  
               Safe Space, IU Cinema, Bloomington, IN
               Non-Graduating MFA Show, Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2012       *Hotel//\\Home :: Motel 6 Rm 236, Bloomington, IN
               Open Studios, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
               Pollinate, Neuhoff Complex, Nashville, TN

2010       the indoctrination project, Thesis Show, Space 204, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Awards

2015     MFA Grant-in-Aid, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
             NSAL Career Award, Bloomington, IN
2014     Pictura Gallery Award, Bloomington, IN

Visiting Artist Lectures

2019 Lecture, New Media, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA (virtual visiting artist) 
2018 Lecture, Video Art, Towson University, Baltimore, MD
         Lecture, New Media, American University, Washington, DC
         Lecture, Digital Art BFA/MFA Seminar, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2016 Lecture, Video Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Publications as Author

2019       Becoming, Number Magazine (forthcoming)
               #transformationalorangesculptures, Dinner Bell Magazine (forthcoming)
               Transmutations: I was baptized in a bathtub with glitter, Number
               Joy and love, resilience and strength (review), BookPage

2018       Love Letters I Write To My Self as Tiny Plastic Toy* (2), Number 96: Dependency.
               Love Letters I Write To My Self as Tiny Plastic Toy* (1), Output Sabotage, Noise Gallery.
               Hyperactivity Detox, Number
               Pocket Lint 1, 2, and 3, Nashville Arts Magazine

2017        A Very Analog Experience of This Digital Intimacy, Number
                Artist as Worms, Art as Dirt, Nashville Arts Magazine
                I went to the ocean and fell in love with 13 people. Nashville Arts Magazine
                If you build it, they will come... if it's convenient. Nashville Arts Magazine

2016        Living in an Imagined Future: Queering the Southern Artistic Narrative, A Call to Arms.
                     (forthcoming) Number: Issue 88, Art at Intersections. 
                MANIFESTO: Towards art in an imaginary future. Number: Issue EightySix, queer art. Spring
                      2016.
2014        beautiful floral beings, Editor’s Choice, Canvas Creative Arts Magazine, Fall 2014
2011        WRVU: Off the Air, ArtArtZine.com, Issue 2
                Blog Blog Column with AfroTitty, ArtArtZine.com, Issue 2
2010        Blog Blog Column featuring Hector Hernandez, ArtArtZine.com, Issue 1

Bibliography

2016
Burd, Sara Lee. "Interview: Liz Clayton Scofield." Number: Issue EightySix, queer art. Spring 2016. 
Ciccarone, Erica. “Socially Engaged Art: Liz Clayton Scofield Unpacks Trans Identity through    
     Performance.” OpenSpaces. Nashville Arts Magazine. February 2016. 

2015
McCampbell, Rachael.
“And So It Goes... What Isn’t Art?” Nashville Arts Magazine. June 2015.
Ali, Sanya.
“Grunwald reveals first round of thesis exhibits.” Indiana Daily Student. March 25.

2014
Nolan, Joe.
“Liz Clayton Scofield and Melissa Potter, Saturday at Seed Space.” Nashville Scene. July 2.
“Spotlight: How to Smile in 34 Steps LIVE!” Nashville Arts Magazine. July 2014. 

Related Professional Experience                

2017-      Film Tech, JHU MICA Film Centre, Baltimore, MD
2017-       Installation Coordinator, Cucalorus Film Festival, Wilmington, NC
2015-16  Adjunct Faculty, Digital Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2013-15  Associate Instructor, Digital Art: Survey + Practice, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2012        Associate Instructor, Intro to Digital Imaging, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2013        Graduate Assistant, Photography, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2011-12  Research Fellow, Curb Center for Arts, Enterprise, and Public Policy, Vanderbilt University,
                Nashville, TN
2010-12  Managing Editor and Co-Founder, ArtArtZine.com, Nashville, TN
2008-10  Undergraduate Research Assistant, Curb Center for Arts, Enterprise, and Public Policy,
                Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN