Elise Preiss

elise.preiss@gmail.com / www.elisepreiss.com

Born in France, live and work in Los Angeles

 

Solo Exhibitions and Installations

2012    Autotelic, Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2010    33.20.83/Longitude 118.19.42, Dutzi Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2010    Home, Maxime Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2008    BFA exhibition, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013    Alchemy2: A New Global Vision for Enamel, The Carnagie, Covington, KY

2012    Boom 2012 Southern California MFA Invitational, Den Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

            Alchemy: Enamelist Society Exhibition 2012, Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

            Metal Group Show, Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA

            Insight 2012, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, CA

            Yuma Symposium Student Exhibit, Yuma Art Center, Yuma, AZ

2011     Alchemy: Enamelist Society Exhibition 2012, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

           Alchemy: Enamelist Society Exhibition 2012, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

           Wearable Sculpture, Dutzi Gallery, Long Beach, CA

           Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  

           Group Metal Show, Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA

           Yuma Symposium Student Exhibit, Yuma Art Center, Yuma, AZ

2010    Design/Process, OBJCT Gallery, Claremont, CA

            Tubular! (Doug Harvey, Curator), Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA

            Team Metal,  Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA

            Yuma Symposium Student Exhibit, Yuma Art Center, Yuma, AZ

2009    Irene + Elise (two-person exhibit), Dutzi Gallery, Long Beach, CA

             Insights, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA

            Forged Together, Marilyn Werby Gallery, Long   Beach, CA

           Outside the Box, Fifth Floor Gallery, Los   Angeles, CA

2007    Modernesque Chair, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

            French Panties & Lights, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

 

Award / Selected Bibliography

2013    First Prize, Jewelry category, International Enamelist Society Juried Exhibition, Covington, KY

2012    Distinguished Achievement in Creative Activity Award, CSULB, Long Beach, CA

            Merit Award, CSULB

            Lozier, Deborah. Alchemy (Catalogue essay)

            Campos, Leslie. Student Artist shows a different side of metal, Daily 49er, Long Beach, 03/12

2011    Richard and Joanna Baker Scholarship, California State University, Long Beach, CA

            Moreno, Patrick. Wearable Sculptures, Daily 49er, Long Beach, 04/11

2010    Harvey, Doug. Green Room Wormhole Sideshow (exhibition essay)

            Gupta, Vineet. CSULB Student Galleries, Daily 49er, Long Beach, 10/10

2008    Honors & Outstanding services, IPD, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2007    Brown, Brooklyn. Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show Journal, Photo Narrative

            Retour en Europe, Journal Sud Ouest, 08/07

 

Selected Professional Experience

2013   

Lecturer CSULB, Introduction to Metal and Jewelry Spring 2013

Lecturer CSULB, Intermediate & advance Jewelry and Metal Spring 2013

Studio assistant Idyllwild Arts, Fresh Look at Spiculum, Betty Helen Longhy

2012

Lecturer CSULB, Beginning Enameling Fall 12

Lecturer CSULB, Intermediate & advance Jewelry and Metal Fall 12

Studio assistant Idyllwild Arts, Found Objects, Tom McCarthy

Teaching assistant CSULB, 3D foundation under Susanna Speirs

Teaching associate CSULB, Beginning Metal Spring 12, Instructor of record

Coordinator, Jeannie Pratt MASSC workshop, CSU Long Beach, CA

2011

Teaching associate CSULB, Beginning Enameling Fall 11, Instructor of record

Teaching assistant CSULB, Blacksmithing under Susanna Speirs

Volunteer Osher Lecture Serie, Alexander Calder in all scales, CSULB, Long Beach, CA

Studio assistant Idyllwild Arts Painting & Drawing in Enamel, Charity Hall

Treasurer, Metal Arts Guild, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2010

Teaching assistant CSULB Introduction to Metal under Susanna Speirs

Shibui Design Colony, active member

2009

Volunteer product design and development, Project H, Los Angeles Chapter, CA

Treasurer , Fine Art Roundtable, California State University, Long Beach, CA

Jury member, GLAMFA (Greater Los Angeles Master of Fine Arts) Exhibition, CSULB, CA

2007

Otis Legacy Project, interview with Milford Zornes

 

Education

2012    MFA , California State University, Long Beach, CA

            MASSC Demo Day, LBCC, Long Beach, CA

            Enamel experimental techniques workshop, Judy Stone, Los Angeles, CA

2011    Galvanic Etching workshop, NC Black, San Diego, CA

            Stone setting workshop, Melinda Alexander, CSU Long Beach, CA

2008    BFA, Interactive Product Design, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2007    Apprentice under Guy Pendanx, Master Blacksmith, Pouillon, France

1994    BTS, Business concentration in Marketing, Notre Dame du Sacre Coeur, Dax, France

 

Affiliations

America Craft council

Society of North American Goldsmith

MASSC, Metal Arts Guild of Southern California

Enamelist Society