Lives and works in New York City



Changing a Point of View, All She Makes, Curated by Christina Massey, Online Exhibition

#PandemicProjections – Night 8, Curated by Wavelength, Outdoor projection, Little Falls NJ, with realtime social media commentary

Spring Forward, Arcade Project, Curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel, Online Exhibition 

Computer Love, DAS NYC, Brooklyn NY


Mounds, Piles and Massings, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ

(solo) Elizabeth Riley: Ribbons Become Space, SL Gallery, New York NY 

Among Friends / Entre Amigos, The Clemente, New York NY 

#CollageNow, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York NY 

REVISION 2, Edison Price Lighting Gallery, Queens, New York NY

Collage/Mixed Media/Digital Art (The Art of Layering), NAWA, New York NY 

Transcendental Pathway, Gallery 55, Empire Stores, Brooklyn NY

WAGMAG, Brooklyn Art Guide Benefit​, Grace Exhibition Space, New York NY

Trill Matrix, Curated by Elizabeth Riley, Abrazo Interno Gallery, The Clemente, New York NY

(solo) BRIC Garage Door Video Series, BRIC Arts|Media House, Brooklyn NY

Away From the Wall, National Arts Club, New York NY

Civil Discourse, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta GA

JuxtaPostions, The Painting Center, New York NY

Zoom In, Zoom Out, The Cluster Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Defining Form, The Untitled Space, New York NY

Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself, The Cigar Factory, Queens NY

Among Friends, Dumbo Open Studios, Brooklyn NY

Introductions 2018, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Sideshow Nation VI, The Greatest Show on Earth, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn NY

BRIC Gala 2018, BRIC Arts|Media House, Brooklyn NY

Trestle Art Benefit 2018, Trestle Gallery, Brookyn NY

Excessive Frugality, Odetta Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Dancing with Rhinos, Van Der Plas Gallery, New York NY

Bigger Bolder Better, Curated by Jaynie Crimmins, Christina Massey & Etty Yaniv, Chashama Space to Present Program, 470 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn NY

Reconstruct, Curated by Michal Gavish & Etty Yaniv, Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn NY

The Constructicons, It’s All About Things Project Space, Port Chester NY

Nasty Women Exhibition, Knockdown Center, Queens NY

OPEN (C)ALL: Truth, Gallery at BRIC House, Brooklyn NY

Seeking Space, Arts in Bushwick for the Bushwick Open Studios, Beyond Studios, Brooklyn NY

Sideshow Nation V, Thru the Rabbit Hole 2, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn NY
NURTUREart's 2017 Benefit, EFA Project Space, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York NY

Land Air Place, Curated by Leslie Kerby, Project ARTspace, New York NY

My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days, Curated by Osman Can Yerebakan, AC Institute: Online + Live Event, New York NY

Seeking Space: Making the Future, David & Schweitzer Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Made in Ridgewood, Outpost Artists Resources, Queens NY

NOMENCoLorATURE, Organized by Paul D'Agostino, Studio 10, Brooklyn NY

OPEN (C)ALL: Up for Debate, Gallery at BRIC House, Brooklyn NY

Sideshow Nation IV, Thru the Rabbit Hole, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn NY
BRIC Gala, BRIC Arts|Media House, Brooklyn NY
Shifting Scapes, Curated by Dashboard, Duluth GA

Out of Place, Curated by Etty Yaniv & Fanny Allié, 172 North 1st St, Brooklyn NY

Reactivator, Curated by Matt Miller, The Active Space, Brooklyn NY

Gone Fishin’, Curated by Dana Kane, 315 Berry Street, Brooklyn NY

BOS Cinema Sunday, Bushwick Community Darkroom, Brooklyn NY

Holiday Salon Extravaganza, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY

Open Call, Lorimoto, Brooklyn NY

The Big Small Show, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City NJ    

Going Big, Curated by Suzan Shutan & Susan Carr, Central Booking Gallery, New York NY

Family Ties, Curated by Julie Torres & Bonny Leibowitz, 500X Gallery, Dallas TX

New Work City, Curated by Julie Torres, Momenta Art, Brooklyn NY

OPEN (C)ALL: The Artist’s Studio, Gallery at BRIC House, Brooklyn NY

Paperazzi 4, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Sideshow Nation llI, Circle the Wagons, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn NY

NURTUREart's Annual Benefit, The Boiler | Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Making History, Arts in Bushwick 2015 Benefit, Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn NY
Momenta Spring Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn NY
Inhabiting Ten Eyck, Curated by Karin Bravin, Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn NY

COSMS, Dashboard, Atlanta GA

Best Case Scenario, Curated by Jeanne Tremel & Eliot Markell, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn NY

Second Family, Curated by Julie Torres, 2 Rivington, New York NY

Exchange Rates: The Bushwick Expo, Arts in Bushwick, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn NY
Paperazzi 3, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Sideshow Nation ll at the Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn NY

SO1EO1 — Dennis Congdon, Oliver Herring, and Elizabeth RileyKijidomeBoston MA
dB Visual Artist Series — Rhia Hurt and Elizabeth Riley, Dungeon BeachWilliamsburg NY
Transitions, v.1 (Like an Indefinite State), Associated Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Portraits of Fern, Norte MaarBrooklyn NY
Paperazzi 2, Janet Kurnatowski GalleryBrooklyn NY
Sideshow Nation, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Generations IX:The Red/Pink Show!, A.I.R, Brooklyn NY
NURTUREart's Annual Benefit, Bernarduccci Meisel Gallery, New York NY
Martin Bromirski, Rachel LaBine, and Elizabeth Riley, Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn NY
Salon Exhibition, The Active Space, Brooklyn NY
Art From the Boros, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York NY
Art Snack Registry, Curatorial Project of Krista Saunders, New York NY
Traps, Space 1026, Philadelphia PA
MIC:CHECK (the human mic), Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Momenta Spring Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn NY
Fiction is Fact, Studio Salon — Curated by David Gibson, featuring Elizabeth Riley, Jonathan Feldschuh and Mark G. Taber, New York NY
VIDEO ALCHEMY — Elizabeth Riley & Jeanne Wilkinson, Creon Gallery, New York NY
Hidden Cities, Woman's Caucus for Art, Juried by Lisa Phillips, Director, New Museum, New Century Gallery, New York NY
Experimenta, Streaming Festival Sixth Edition {The Hague}, Online
New York Group Show, Kianga Ellis Projects, Brooklyn NY
FilmsOnArtists International Art Competition, Rogue|Space, New York NY
IT'S ALL GOOD!!! (Apocalypse now), Sideshow GalleryBrooklyn NY

(solo) OUTSIGHT INN: 28 Solo Projects, Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark NJ

Party Animal, Curatorial Project of Elliot Lessing, at SUGAR in Bushwick, Brooklyn NY

Painting with Pictures, Curated by David Gibson, Savannah Spirit and Asya Geisberg, Casita Gallery, Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, Bronx NY

Jamaica Flux Video Slam, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Jamaica NY

Idle Time/Busy Mind, NURTUREart, Brooklyn NY

Open Portfolio Salon & Exhibition, Chelsea Museum, New York NY

It's a Wonderful Tenth, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg NY

(solo) Elizabeth Riley: Front of the Fair Installation, Pool Art Fair, Wyndham Hotel, New York NY

UNNATURAL ACTS and Other Illicit Thoughts about Nature, BroadThinking Collaborative, Broadway Gallery, New York NY

E32: World Wide Moving Image IV, 5C Cultural Center, New York NY

LiveBox at the 5th International: Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany

Video On The Monolith, Re-New Digital Arts Forum 2009, Copenhagen, Denmark

Underground City, Divus Unit 30, London, England

Transitions, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport ME

Conjunction, Without Borders Festival VI, University of Maine, Orono ME

Filmideo, Index Art Center, Newark NJ

Around the Coyote Video Lounge, Artropolis, Chicago IL

The Ides of March Biannual, ABC No Rio, New York NY

Art Now Fair, BroadThinking Collaborative, New York NY

New York Experimental, The Tank, New York NY

Optica, International Festival of Vídeo Art, Gijón & Madrid, Spain

MISC Video & Performance, NY Studio Gallery, New York NY
NURTUREart's Annual Benefit, James Cohan Gallery, New York NY

Art Attack, Pool Art Fair, Chelsea Hotel, New York NY

Ocean View, Pool Art Fair, Cavalier Hotel, Miami FL

Impossible Cities: A Utopian Visual Art Exhibition,
Walkabout Theater/Peter Jones Gallery, Chicago IL

FILMIDEO, Red Saw Gallery, Newark NJ

Fluid, Local Project, Queens NY

Pixilerations [v.4], FirstWorksProv Festival, Providence RI

(solo) The Ambulation Project in Chelsea, public realm “renegade” show, New York NY

Neubees, RIDER Project, DUMBO Art Festival, Brooklyn NY

Cannibalized, RIDER Project, Scope New York Art Fair, New York NY

Salon de Expace, AG Gallery, Williamsburg NY

Tired Feet, St Francis College, Brooklyn NY
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Pool Art Fair, New York Academy of Sciences, New York NY

Flux Factory Benefit Show, Long Island City NY

Jump in the Art, Pool Art Fair, Solita SoHo Hotel, New York NY

Borderlands: Four Installations, Visceglia Gallery, Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ

Food, Clothing and Shelter, Onisaburo Gallery,The Interfaith Center of New York, New York NY

Looking In / Looking Out, Paul Mellon Center, Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford CT

In the Face of Others, Nurtureart at LMCC (Lower Manhattan Cultural Council), New York NY

(solo) Elizabeth Riley, Pierro Gallery of South Orange, Baird Center, South Orange NJ

Moved by Awe: Emerge 2001, Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark NJ

Analog/Digital, City Without Walls, Newark NJ

(solo) Difference and Equality: Windows on Size, Windows Gallery, Monmouth County Arts Council, Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank NJ

Hallway Installation, PS 122 Gallery, New York NY

A New Take on Art for Art’s Sake, City Without Walls, Newark NJ

Women’s Perspectives, Hudson Guild II/Fulton Center, New York NY

Inner/Outer World, Queens Theatre in the Park, Long Island City NY

Mnemonic: A 9/11 Memorial Exhibition, LaGuardia Community College,
Long Island City NY

Unity Canvas Exhibition, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn NY
www.getluckywithanemergingartist.com, HEREart, New York NY

Out of the Shadows, Marymount Manhattan College, New York NY

Story, Gallery Korea, New York NY

Drawing: Line, Skill, Imagination, Lowe Gallery at Hudson Guild, New York NY

Paperworks, Organization of Independent Artists, New York Law School,
New York NY

(solo) Elizabeth Riley, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City NY

(solo) Elizabeth Riley, Thompson Park Art Exhibit Series, Monmouth County Park System, Lincroft NJ

Intuitive Abstract Painting, William Paterson University, Wayne NJ 

25th Anniversary Exhibition, City Without Walls, Newark NJ

Interiors, Gallery 214, Montclair NJ

Contemporary Art Show 2000, The Kish Galleries, Keyspan Corporate Headquarters, Brooklyn NY

(solo) Elizabeth Riley, Chamot Gallery, Jersey City NJ

Apocalypse 1999, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, New York NY

“Currents” Exhibition, Salute to Women in the Arts, 101 Hudson Street, Jersey City NJ


Trill Matrix, Abrazo Interno Gallery, The Clemente, New York NY
Artists include: Nancy Baker, Jaynie Crimmins, Christina Massey, Elizabeth Riley, Christine Romanell, Linda Kamille Schmidt and Etty Yaniv



UPCOMING: Millay Colony For The Arts (Artist Residency—Austerlitz NY)


Soaring Gardens Artists Retreat (Artist Residency—Lacyville PA)

Heliker-LaHotan Foundation (Artist Residency—Great Cranberry Island ME)
Two Trees Cultural Space Subsidy Program, Brooklyn NY (Subsidized studio space in DUMBO, 2015-2017)
I-Park Residency (Artist Residency—East Haddam CT) 
BRIC Media Arts Fellowship (BRIC Arts|Media House, Brooklyn NY)
I-Park Residency (Artist Residency—East Haddam CT) 
Anderson Center (Artist Residency—Red Wing MN) 
SIM Residency (Artist Residency—Reykjavik, Iceland) 

Ox-Bow Fall Residency (Artist Residency—Saugatuck MI)

Chashama North (Artist Residency—Pine Plains NY)

Byrdcliffe Art Colony (Artist Residency—Woodstock NY)

Valparaiso Foundation (Artist Residency—Mojácar Playa, Almería Spain)

Atlantic Center for the Arts (Artist Residency—New Smyrna Beach FL)

Aljira Emerge 2001 (Juried program of professional developmental seminars—Newark NJ)

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (Artist Residency—Mount San Angelo, Sweet Briar VA)

Yaddo (Artist Residency—Saratoga Springs NY)


Artists on Coping: Elizabeth Riley (interview), Art Spiel, Etty Yaniv, 2020

Mode Shifting: Elizabeth Riley at SLGallery, Art Critical, John Mendelsohn, 2019


Ribbons Become Space at SL Gallery, Art Spiel, Etty Yaniv, 2019

Elizabeth Riley (interview), Woart, Christina Massey, 2019.

The Thrill of Trill Matrix at The Abrazo Interno Gallery, Clemente Soto Vélez Center, Ante Mag, Audra Lambert, 2019

“Trill Matrix” at The Clemente, Arte Fuse, Johnathan Goodman, 2019


1983 Hunter College, MFA
1972 Barnard College, BA