Born in 1975 in Wisconsin, USA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NYC


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
Tracing the Azimuth, Soco Gallery, Charlotte, USA (May)
2017
Unseen Photo Fair with Danziger gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Photo London Fair, with NextLevel Galerie, London, UK
Force Fields, NextLevel Galerie, Paris, FR
Snake Charmer, Horizont Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2016
The Medium, Danziger Gallery, New York, USA
2015
Night Garden, Soco Gallery, USA
Magic Lantern, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, USA
Wolf Moon, Denny Gallery, New York, USA
2013
Tiger Teeth: Red Light: Liz Nielsen, Benrimon Contemporary, New York, USA
Blue Shifts, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, USA
2011
LIZ by LINA, Schalter gallery, Berlin, Germany


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Let There Be Light, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada (May-June)
Phoro London Fair, with Danziger gallery, London, UK (May)
Two person exhibition with Dylan Gebbia-Richards, David Smith Gallery, Denver, USA (April-May)
Work in Process, The Photographers Gallery, London, Uk (April - June)
2017
Pulse Fair, with Danziger gallery, Miami, USA
Paris Photo Fair, with NextLevel Galerie, Grand Palais, Paris, FR
Winter Song II, NextLevel Galerie, Paris, FR
Women in Color: women and color photography, curated by Ellen Carey, Ruber Factory, New York, USA
Full Bloom #2, NextLevel Galerie, Paris, FR
VIVE ART BENEFIT curated by Rachel Philips and Anna Ortiz , Honey Ramka, NYC, USA
2016
Pulse Fair, with Danziger Gallery, Miami, USA
Untitled Art Fair Miami Beach, with Soco Gallery, Miami, USA
Satellite Art Show, with Elijah Wheat Showroom, Miami, USA
Paris Photo Fair, with NextLevel Galerie, Paris, FR
Davidson College Gallery, USA
Two person exhibition with Max Warsh, curated by Jessamyn Fiore, Pallas Projects in Dublin, Ireland
Summerzcool, curated by Austin Eddy and Benjamin Edmiston, Houston, USA
Two person exhibition with Max Warsh, curated by Jessamyn Fiore, Sirius Art Center, Cobh, Ireland
Spring Break Art Show, curated by Kelly Schroer, New York, USA
Geometric Cabinet, Kristen Lorello gallery, New York, USA
EddysRoom, Brooklyn, New York, USA
2015
Double Vision, Silver Projects, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Handmade Abstract, BRIC Art Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Hot Slice, Zolla/Lieberman gallery, Chicago, USA
Wonderful Lies, Danziger Gallery, New York, USA
Black and White, Ameringer, McEnery, Yohe, New York, USA
Project Room, Danziger Gallery, New York,  USA
Material Art Fair with LVL3, Mexico
2014
Paris Photo Fair, with Laurence Miller Gallery, Paris, FR
Westport Arts Center, Westport,  USA
Expo Chicago Fair, with Laurence Miller Gallery,  USA
Real Time, Future, Experience, New Capital, Chicago,  USA
Spring Break Art show, New York,  USA
Black and White, La Montagne Gallery, Boston,  USA
2013
Art Untitled, with Benrimon Contemporary, Miami, USA
2012
Fractal Semblance, Roots & Culture, Chicago, USA
NADA Miami, with Rawson Projects, USA
Fictitious Truths, curated by Kara Rooney, Rooster Gallery, New York, USA
Anderson, Murphy, Nielsen, New Capital Projects, Chicago, USA
People Who Work Here, curated by Rawson Projects, David Zwirner gallery, New York, USA
First Love, curated by Angela Bryant, O?Connor gallery, Dominican University, River Forest, USA
2011
Color: Fully Engaged, curated by Jamilee Polson, A & D gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, USA
Juried Auction, NURTUREart hosted by the Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA
2010
Feeble Intimacy, LVL3, Chicago, USA

COLLECTION
2016
J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation
2015
J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation

RESIDENCIES & GRANTS
2016
Budapest Art Factory, Hungary
2016
Orange County Grant, Newburgh, NY
2011
Dave Bown Art Prize

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS
2017
Unseen Living Room, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2016
Knockdown Center, NY, USA
Penn State, Pennsylvania, USA
Sirius Art Center, Ireland

EDUCATION
2004
MFA, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
2002
BFA, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, USA
1998
BA, Philosophy and Spanish, Seattle University, USA


BIBLIOGRAPHY (SELECTION)

2018
Force Fields, Liz Sales, Foam-International Photography Magazine, January, Netherlands
2017
Suzy Menkes. «Karl Lagerfeld, An Eye on Photography», Vogue, November, United Kingdom
Emma Crichton Miller. «Analogue photography’s artistic renaissance», How to Spend It - Financial Times, November, United Kingdom
Coste, Christine. "Photo London ouvre ses portes, fort du soutien des acteurs londoniens de la photographie", Le Journal des Arts, May, France
Sinclair, Mark. "Photo London 2017: 5 things to see", Creative Review, May, United Kingdom
"Photo London: 5 images to buy at NextLevel", The Eye of the Photography, May, France
"Photo London Returns For Edition Three With A Swagger", Artlyst, May, United Kingdom
Holledge, Richard. "Photography redefined", Gulf News, May,  United Arab Emirates
Coste, Christine. "L'objet photographique", L'Oeil, May, France
Quemin, Alain. "Liz Nielsen: "Force Fields" la lumière capturée?", La Gazette Drouot, February, France
2016
Mercier, Clémentine. 'Paris Photo sort le grand jeu', Libération, November,France
Graver, David. 'Artist Liz Nielsen's Photograms', Cool Hunting, August, USA
Sweeny, Erin. 'All The Colorful Lights: Liz Nielsen, Carolina Wheat, and Elijah Wheat Showroom', art21
magazine, August, New York, USA
Burns, Emily. 'Liz Nielsen', Maake Magazine, USA
2015
Smith, Andy. « Spotlight: SOCO Gallery Switches Gears With Night Garden », Charlotte Magazine, September, United States
Peters, Joshua. « Nielsen Photograms Focus on Lost Dark Room Magic », Charlotte Viewpoint, September, United States
The New Yorker, January, United States
Genista. «Liz Nielsen Uses New Photographic Technique To Create Striking Abstract Images », Beautiful Decay
Knoblauch, Loring. « Liz Nielsen, Magic Lantern @Laurence Miller », Collector Daily, February, United States
2012
New York Times, United States
Chou, Kimberly. « Scaling the Gallery Walls », Wall Street Journal, July, United States
Vartanian, Hrag. « 9 Artists to Watch from the 2012 Bushwick Open Studios », Hyperallergic, June, United States
2011
LVL3, Artist of the week
A + D Catalogue
2009
New City, Break Out Artist