Elisabeth Condon

Biography

Elisabeth Condon is an American painter who grew up in Los Angeles, CA. She lives and works in New York, NY and Tampa, FL, where she held tenure at University of South Florida from 2003 to 2014.

Condon has developed an extensive body of work using the pour as a central compositional motif. In the spirit of scroll painting, her works convey how places feel as well as look. Condon re-interprets the butterfly perspective of scrolls into disparate paint applications or materials to re-imagine landscape for an information-saturated world. Her paintings compress space into thin layers that imbed observed landscapes with textile patterns in the liquid movement of the pour.

Condon received the 2015 New York Pulse Prize for a body of work created on a six-month residency at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel Shanghai.  She is the recipient of a New York Studio School Alumni Association's Mercedes Matter Award, a Hanban Confucius Institute Understanding China Fellowship, a Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, Florida Individual Artist Grant and numerous University research grants. Condon participates in art residencies including Wave Hill 2017 Winter Workspace, AIRIE Florida Everglades, Morris Graves Foundation, Grand Canyon National Park, Yaddo, and Fountainhead. Her work is held in public collections including the U.S. Foundation of Art in Embassies Program (Beijing), Perez Museum Miami, Tampa Museum of Art, and JP Morgan Chase Art Collection.