Elizabeth Hoak-Doering

Elizabeth Hoak-Doering (born in 1966, Philadelphia, USA) is an interdisciplinary artist working with notions of the self, politics, material culture and absence. Holds a BA magna cum laude Anthropology from Amherst College (USA); MAed from University of the Arts, Philadelphia (USA); MFA in Sculpture from Boston University (USA). She is an Associate Professor of Art Department of Design and Multimedia of the University of Nicosia. Solo Exhibitions: Κaravia Χanontai — Little Boats Are Sailing as Ships Are Sinking, Apothikes Art Spaces, Larnaca (2015); Especially for Remote Voyages, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl (2012-2013); Temporal Taxonomy, co-representing the Republic of Cyprus, 54th Venice Biennale (2011); Amanuensis, Pharos Centre for Contemporary Art, Nicosia (2009); Things, Witnesses!, Nicosia Municipal Art Center Nicosia (2009); Explication de Texte, Pantheon Gallery, Nicosia (2008); Sculpture for C.R., The Philadelphia International Airport Philadelphia (2007); Stream of Consciousness, Art Alliance of Philadelphia (2003); Wind in Armenia, University City Arts League, Philadelphia (2002); Midstream: Homages to Change, Nexus Center for Today’s Art, Philadelphia (2002); Church of Memory/Mana-Apron, Pantheon Gallery, Nicosia (2002); Church of Memory, Monagri Center for Contemporary Art, Limassol Cyprus (2001); Recent Work, Kyklos Gallery, Paphos (1998); Drawings From Archaeology, American Center, Nicosia (1997). Elizabeth Hoak-Doering has participated in more than 40 group exhibitions all over the world, including The Drawing Center, New York; Lisson Gallery, London; 10th International Armenian Biennale. The works of Elizabeth Hoak-Doering are kept in public collections of the Cyprus State Museum; the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture; Mead Museum, Amherst College, USA; University of Wollongong Museum, NSW Australia. A recipient of several regional and national fellowships including a US Fulbright Scholarship in Cyprus (1997-98) and a fellowship at the Solomon Asch Center for the Study of Ethno-Political Conflict, University of Pennsylvania (2003), she will be an International Artist in Residence at the Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2016-17). She lives and works in Nicosia, Cyprus.