Elizabeth Mooney

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Artist Statement

My paintings consider the perception of nature and the pace at which landscape is experienced. Through abstraction, these works attempt to construct environments of fragmented, fabricated space.

Through deliberate manipulation of horizon lines, subtle repetition of silhouetted forms, and a push and pull of the foreground, I present viewers with an abstracted vantage of place and space in an attempt to challenge our ideas of beauty within landscape.

mooney_picElizabeth Mooney is a visual artist that lives and works in Boston, Massachusetts. She received her MFA from California College of the Arts in 2007. Elizabeth studied as an undergraduate at the Lorenzo De Medici School in Florence, Italy and received her BFA from Lesley University College of Art and Design (formerly AIB). Elizabeth was the recipient of a 2009-2010 Visual Artist Fellowship at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, an Artist’s Grant from the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and a grant from the BerkshireTaconic Community Foundation. Elizabeth has taught at Carnegie Mellon University, RISD, Lesley University, Brandeis University and she is current Faculty at Massachusetts College of Art. Recent exhibitions include The Pittsburgh Biennial in Pittsburgh PA, SiteLines at Wheaton College in Norton MA, Supra Natural at the KALA Institute for the Arts in Berkeley CA, 2013-2014 Artist in Residence Exhibition at Lesley University in Boston, MA and Off the Wall/Contemporary Fresco at the Hudson Gallery in Chelsea, NY. She can be found at www.elizabethmooney.com