Area(s) of ExpertisePrintmaking, Drawing
Elizabeth D'Agostino received her BFA from the University of Windsor and her MFA from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL. She has exhibited in Canada and internationally including Iziko: Museum of Cape Town, South Africa, Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, and The Print Center, Philadelphia. Her work can also be found in many private and public collections including the University of Changchun Jilin, China; Frans Masareel Centrum, Belgium and Ernst and Young, Canada.
She has been selected as a 2008 Visiting Artist by the Fine Arts Department at the University of South Dakota. Elizabeth lives and works in Toronto and is a member of Open Studio in Toronto where she does most of her printing. Currently, Elizabeth teaches printmaking at the Ontario College of Art and Design and is the Curriculum Coordinator at the Toronto School of Art.
1998 M.F.A in Studio Art, Southern Illinois University,Carbondale, IL, USA
1995 B.F.A Honours in Painting, Printmaking, University of Windsor, ON, Canada
2004-present Instructor, Ontario College of Art and Design Toronto, ON, Printmaking Department
2001-2003 Professor/Studio Technician White Mountain Academy of the Arts, Elliot Lake, ON Printmaking-Intaglio, Screenprint, Lithography
1998-2000 Instructor, Core Program - Drawing, 2D Design and Colour Theory. Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, USA
Awards \ Grants
2007 Ontario Arts Council, Visual Arts: Emerging
2006/2007 Nick Novak Scholarship, Open Studio, Toronto, ON, Canada
2006/2005 Artist-in-Residence, Frans Masareel Centre, Kasterlee, Belgium
2004 Fellowship Award, Artist-in-Residence Program, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA
2004 Partial Fellowship, Artist-in-Residence Program, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, USA
2000 Artist-in-Residence Program, Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Parks Canada, St. John’s, NF
2003 Renaissance Graphic Arts Materials Award, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1998 Professional Development Grant, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, USA
1998 Southern Illinois University Women’s Professional Juried Competition, Carbondale, IL, USA
1995-98 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL, USA
Camper, Fred. “Fine Adjustments” Chicago Reader, Section One, October 22, 1999.
Matthew Follwell, “Evolving Printmaking” Our Neighbourhood, March 2007.
Professional Affiliations / Boards / Juries
2005-2009 Board of Directors, Open Studio, Toronto, ON