Elizabeth Matheson

Opening Reception: Sunday, May 22, 2016    2-5pm

Exhibition dates: May 15, 2016 - August 31, 2016

Gallery hours: M-F 10-6, S 10-2
The Framer's Corner, 210 West Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510  919.929.3166

Artist Bio:

A native of Hillsborough, North Carolina, Elizabeth Matheson earned her BA from Sweet Briar College and later studied at the Penland School of Crafts with John Menapace.

One-person exhibitions of her work include Hollins University, the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, the North Carolina Museum of Art, Duke University, Western Carolina University, the National Humanities Center, and the Gregg Museum at North Carolina State University. Her work is in the collections of Duke University, the Ackland Museum, the North Carolina Museum of Art, among many others.

Among her publications are To See, poems by Michael McFee, North Carolina Wesleyan Press, 1991; Blithe Air: Photographs of England, Wales, and Ireland, Jargon Society, 1995; and Shell Castle, Portrait of a North Carolina House, Safe Harbor Books, 2008. In 2014, she was part of the Bull City Summer project, documenting the Durham Bulls baseball team.

In 2004, Elizabeth Matheson was awarded the North Carolina Award for Excellence in the Arts, the state`s highest civilian honor.

"Whenever I hear the term Most Favored Nation, I think of Italy. What do I love most about it? Being kneecapped by beauty."

Elizabeth Matheson

Elizabeth Matheson

Elizabeth Matheson