SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2008 Laredo Center for The Arts “Retrospective” – Laredo, TX
The Multicultural Arts Center “Retrospective”– Cambridge, MA
2007 Farmani Gallery, “Somewhere-Anywhere,” Los Angeles, CA
2005-2006 Chelsea Galleria, “Elements,” (Wynwood) Miami, FL
2004 Wine Bar Gallery, “Implosion,” Miami, FL, curated by Anthony Japour
2003 Laundry Bar, “Washworks,” Miami Beach, FL
Axis Solutions Art Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
1999 Veneto Gallery, Miami, FL
1998-97 “Secret Gardens,” Traveling Exhibition; Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, FL; Public Art Program, City of Orlando, FL; Edison College, Ft. Meyers, FL; Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL
New England Museum of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, CT.
1997 Jeanine Cox Gallery, Miami, FL
1996 Barnard Biderman & Worth Gallery, New York, NY
1995 Soho West Gallery, Hollywood, CA
1994 Metro Dade Cultural Resource Center, Miami, FL
Myths & Offerings, Capital Bank, Miami, FL
1993 New England Center for Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, CT
1990 Ratner Gallery, Chicago, IL
1989-87 Paula Allan Gallery, New York
1988 Anne Jaffe, Bay Harbour, FL
1987 New York University, New York
1987-84 Alex Rosenberg Gallery, New York
1986 Danville Museum of Fine Arts, Danville, VA
University of North Carolina, “American Icons,” Chapel Hill, NC
1986 -82 Stella Polaris Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
San Jose Museum, San Jose, CA
1985 Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2008 The Edge! Sheila Elias Studio – Miami, FL
The Edge! Armory Art Center – West Palm Beach, FL
Art Dimension – Los Angeles, CA
International Exhibition “The Art of Digital,” Juror: Neal Benezra, San Diego, CA
2007 Boca Grande National Exhibition, Juror: Everett Raymond Kinstler, Boca Grande, FL
Maryland Federation of Art, “Art on Paper,” Juror: Helen C. Fredrick, Annapolis, MD
Visual Arts Center, “21st International Juried Show,” Juror: Laura Hoptman. Summit, NJ
2006 Chelsea Galleria, “20/20,” Miami, FL
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, “Works of Art on Paper,”
Juror: Carter E. Foster. Loveladies, New Jersey
Rosenthal Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois
Bass Museum, “I Wanna Be Loved by You: Photographs of Marilyn Monroe,”
Miami Beach, FL
Masur Museum, “33rd Annual Juried Competition,” Juror: Henry Finkelstein, Monroe, LA
2005 Chelsea Galleria, “Implosion,” Palm Beach3 Photography, West Palm Beach, FL
Northern Trust Bank, “Stage 6,” Miami, FL
Lancaster County Art Association Juried Exhibition, Strasburg, PA
2004 OMNIART, “Sonic Silence,” Miami, FL, curated by Tina Spiro
O'Melveny Gallery, “In America Now,” Juror: Peter Frank, West Hollywood, CA
Marina Kessler Gallery - Scope New York Art Fair, New York, NY
AJ Japour Gallery, “Art With A View 5: The American Dream,” Miami Beach, FL
The Yard at CasaLin, “Laundry On Line,” Miami, FL
2003 Boca Raton Museum of Art, 52nd Annual Juried Exhibition, FL (Curator's Choice)
Norton Museum of Art, “Artists’ Greetings: A Holiday Project,” West Palm Beach, FL
AJ Japour Gallery, 21st Cent. Digital Art Exhibition, Miami Beach, FL
Barrett Art Center “New Directions ’03,” juror Tomelo Mosaka, Poughkeepsie, NY
2002 Bass Museum, Miami Beach, FL
Michelle Rosenfeld Gallery, “Six Eyes, Three Views,” New York, New York
Silvana Facchini Gallery, Miami, FL
Kracer Art Gallery, “Works on Paper,” North Miami, FL
Smithtown Township Arts Council, 27th Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition, St. James, NY
Jewish Museum of Florida, “Decorated Masks,” Miami Beach, FL
The Sagamore Collection, Miami Beach, FL
2001 Armory Art Center, “October International Show 2001,” Juror: Peter Frank,
West Palm Beach, FL
Art Center/South Florida, “Reconnect”, Miami Beach, FL
Hagit Contemporary Art Gallery , “Local 101,” Miami, FL
Kim Foster Gallery, “Black and White,” New York, NY
Silvana Facchini Gallery, “Living in Miami,” Miami, FL.
Maryland Federation of Art, “Art on Paper 2001,” Juror: David C. Levy, Annapolis, MD
Norton Museum of Art, “Hard Boiled: Artists and Eggs,” Palm Beach, FL
1999 H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Boundless-Expressions, First Annual Juried Exhibition
Margulies Taplin Gallery, Bay Harbour, FL
1998 Boca Raton Museum of Art, Annual Juried Exhibition, FL
Bristol Art Museum, National Juried Exhibition, Bristol, RI
Staten Island Biennial Juried Art Exhibition, Institute of Arts & Sciences
Palm Springs Desert Museum, 29th Annual, CA
Savannah College of Art and Design, 19th Annual, GA
Boca Raton Museum of Art, 47th Annual, FL
Cambridge Art Association, National Prize Show, MA
1995 37th HORTT Competition, Museum of Art - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
(Honorable Mention Award)
Global Art, New England Center for Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, CT Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV
1994 Survey 1994, Huntsville Museum of Art, Alabama
1993 San Diego Art Institute, 93 International, CA
1992 Anne Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbour, FL.
1990 Lancaster Museum, WCA Art Exhibition, CA
Santa Monica Heritage Museum, “Prints, Prints, Prints,” CA
Pauline Hirsh Gallery, “Venice at 6505,” Cal.
1989 Anne Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbour, FL
1988 Otis Parsons School of Design, “Hollywood: Portrait of the Stars,” CA
Valerie Miller Fine Arts, “Color and Abstraction,” Palm Springs, CA
1987 Louvre, Institute des Arts Decoratifs, “Liberty: The Official Exhibitions Centenary of the Statue of Liberty ,” Louvre, Paris, France; and New York Public Library
Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan.
Barney’s “Liberty: The Official Exhibitions Centenary of the Statue of Liberty,” New York and Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, Cal.
Swen Parson Gallery, “Art in Paper,” Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
1985 California State University, “Perspectives 1985,” Northridge, CA
Pictogram Gallery, “Objects for New Rituals,” East Village, New York
Institute for Contemporary Arts, “KIS ’5 Kunsan International Show,” Korea
Focus International, “American Woman in Art,” Nairobi, Kenya
Laguna Beach Museum, “19th All Media Exhibition,” OCCA, Laguna Beach, CA
Janco-Dada Museum, “The Scroll Unrolls,” Ein Hod, Israel
1984 Alex Rosenberg Gallery, New York
Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, “Rutgers National ’83-84,” Camden, NJ
Arizona State University, “Sheila Elias and Pat Forsberg,” Tempe, AZ
American Academy of Fine Arts and Letters, New York
Carr Gallery, “Innovators in Paper,” Houston, Texas
California State University, “As I See Myself,” Domingus, CA
Marilyn Butler Gallery, “Introductions: Sheila Elias and Theodore Waddell,”
Otis-Parsons School of Design Gallery, “California Book Works,” LA, CA
Laguna Beach Museum of Art, “All California ’84,” Laguna Beach, CA
“Second National Print and Drawing Exhibition,” New York, NY; Juror: Ivan Karp
Allport Gallery, “Recent Bay Area Prints,” San Francisco, CA
New England Foundation for Arts, “Survey of Artists’ Books,” Rhode Island.
State Capital, “U.S. National Fine Arts Competition,” Tallahassee, FL
1983 Palm Springs Desert Museum, “Downtown L.A. Between the Freeways, CA
Palm Beach Society, The Edge!, Nov 2008, p. 20
Six Degrees Magazine, Where it’s at - one degree closer, Dec 2007 p. 24
City Smart, The Art of Expression, Oct 2007, p. 74
Dallas Observer, See and Be Seen, July 3-9, 2003, p. 47
Dallas Voice, Cultural Heat Wave, June 13, 2003, p. 38
Art News, New York Reviews, October 2002, pp. 157–58
Florida International Magazine, “Flaming Road,” September 2002, p. 60
Miami New Times, August 29–September 4, 2002 p. 5
Florida’s Downtown’r, Cover Page, January 16, 2002
El Nuevo Herald, Exposiciones en la Playa, October 13, 2001 p. E1–E2
Street, Cover page, October 12–18, 2001
Miami Metro Magazine, “101 Top Women,” May 2001, p.31
Art News, December 1999, p. 2
Channel Magazine, Sheila Elias Portrait of an Artist, Catherine McElrath, May 1, 1999, p.52
Tropical Tribune, Veneto Galleria Exhibits Sheila Elias’ Recent Work, February 1999, p. 15
Nuevo Herald, Sheila Elias y la Alegria de Pintar, Armando Alvarez Bravo, February 21, 1999, p. 1E,
News Press Lifestyles, Fort Myers, Amy Bennett, September 1998
Art News, Sheila Elias, Lowe Art Museum, Elisa Turner, November 1997, p. 234
Miami Herald, Elias’ Secret Gardens explodes with colors and textures at the Lowe, Elisa Turner, August, 1997
Coconut Grover, Art Specs, Second Annual Florida Artist Series; Sheila Elias, Secret Gardens, Sep.1997, p. 30
Cover Magazine, “Sheila Elias” Marlena Donohue, New York, April, 1996, p. 52
Tropical Tribune, “Metro-Dade Cultural Resource Center Opens with Installation by Sheila Elias”
Vani Chetty, Bay Harbour, FL, October 5, 1994, p. 20
Miami Herald, “Art Explosion,” Harold Mass, April 30, 1992, p. 21
Miami Herald, April 26/92 Gallery Review, Lisa Turner, p. 15
Chicago Tribune, Sheila Elias, Ratner Gallery, Alan G. Artner, July 6, 1990, Section 7, p. 60
New Woman, “Woman Artists,” Sophie Burnham, June, 1990
Arts Magazine, “Sheila Elias,” Gregory Galligan, June, 1988, p. 111
The Post, “Solo Exhibition of Sheila Elias’ Works in Bay Harbour,” FL, November 10, 1988
New California Newspaper, “Tarzana Chamber Sets Honors for Top Women in Community,” June 11, 1986, p. 3–4
Artnews Magazine, “New York Reviews,” Susan Gill, May, 1986, p. 131–2
Los Angeles Times, “Focus on Architecture — Four Homes on Museum’s 24th Art Tour,” April 10, 1986, p. 4
Los Angeles Magazine, “Louvre at First Sight,” Jim Seale, Peoplescape Section, April, 1986, p. 19
Mainichi Daily News, “Art: People and Places,” Amaury Saint-Gilles, Tokyo, Japan, April 3, 1986
Advertising Age, “Going Places,” Lenore Skenazy, Jan. 23, 1986, p. 7
House & Garden Magazine, “A Desert Retreat,” Pasquale Vazzana, January, 1985
Scene Magazine, “Northridge Alumni,” Holly Saar Dye, California State University, Northridge, 1985, No.1, p. 12–14
Daily Progress, “Two Galleries Cure Summertime Blues,” Joseph Young, Scotsdale, Arizona, August 23, 1985, p. 32
Los Angeles Times, “The Galleries,” Suzanne Munchnic, review, March 8, 1985, p. 17
Los Angeles Downtown News, “Her Landscape is Glitter, Garbage & the Human Heart,” Richard Acello, Vol. 14,
No. 26, article, July 8, 1985
Daily Progress, “It Will be an Electric Summer at the Butler Gallery,” Victoria Beaudin, review, June 7, 1985, p. 23–24
Daily Sundial, “Artist Uses Skid Row as Fodder for Her Paintings,” Denise Hamilton, California State University,
November 7, 1984, p. 8
Los Angeles Times, “The Galleries,” Robert Pincus, review, March 16, 1984, p. 6
Images & Issues, “Sheila Elias,” Elenore Welles, Vol. 4, No. 5, article, March/April, 1984, p. 35
Daily Progress, review, Joseph Young, June 1, 1984, p. 20
Daily News, “Skid Row Stirs Inspiration for Her Art,” Eric Leach, LA, article, July 11, 1984, p. 3
New Times, review, Chuck Andersen, (Phoenix, Arizona), May 30, 1984, p. 34
Images & Issues, “Sheila Elias at Stella Polaris,” Marga Bijoet, Vol. 3, No. 3, review, Nov/Dec., 1982
San Francisco Chronicle, review, Thomas Albright, November, 1983
Arts magazine, article, September, Betty Brown, 1982, p. 24.
Daily News, “Putting Glitter on a Bag and Art in Their Hearts,” Tricia Crane, LA, review, January 30, 1981, p. 5
Los Angeles Times, William Wilson, review, April 21, 1981, p. 4
L.A. Weekly, “Pick of the Week,” Hunter Drohojowska, February 20–26, 1981, p. 55
Los Angeles Downtown News, Ross Gerston, review, April 21, 1981, p. 4
Art Express, “Who’s Who, Who’s What, What’s Where,” Judith Hoffberg, Vol. 1, No. 1, article, May/June, 1981, p. 10
Los Angeles Magazine, “People scape,” Kathy Mann, September, 1981, p. 106
Los Angeles Times, “Artist Introduces a Bit of Glitter to L.A.’s Skid Row,” Dorothy Townsend, article, Oct 7, 1981
2006 Celebrate South Florida, WLRN 17, Miami, FL, February 6, 11, and 28.
Artists, BECON TV 19, Broward, FL, February 13. 16, 18, and 19.
2001 Today in South Florida, WSVN 7, Miami, FL, April 16.
1999-85 Who’s Who in America
1997 Who’s Who of American Women
Who’s Who in American Art
1986 Success Stories, KIEV Radio, Mike Glickman Show, Los Angeles, CA,
July 12, 1986, interview.
Ruthless People, Movie, Walt Disney Productions, Burbank, CA, paintings in film.
Good Day L.A., Channel 11 KITV Television, Los Angeles, CA June 14 and June 18, interview with Bob Braun.
1986 Joe Franklin Show, Channel 9 Television, New York, NY; January 25, interview.
“Sheila Elias Catalogue,” 1,000 copies printed by Gemini Graphics, Marina Del Ray, CA. Essay by Kathleen Monaghan, Whitney Museum.
1985 Something on 17, Channel 17 Television, Miami, Florida.
P.M. Magazine, Interview, Channel 11 Television, Los Angeles, CA August 26.
Art Students League, New York, NY, lecture
West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas, lecture.
Bass Art Museum, Miami Beach, Florida, lecture.
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida, lecture.
1984 Mills College, Oakland, CA lecture.
1982 Art Systems West, Los Angeles, CA, lecture and installation.
International Sculpture Conference, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, lecture and video.
California Confederation of the Arts, Sacramento, CA lecture.
1981 “Rescue Mission I and II,” Downtown Los Angeles, CA, site specific installations.
Downtown Artists in L.A., Channel 34/Channel 7 Television, Los Angeles, CA.
1978 “Washworks,” Graphix Artist Press, Van Nuys, CA photographic essay.
1997 Women of Vision Award, Weitzman Institute
1992 Bronze Award, Art of California Magazine Discovery Awards
1986 Woman of the Year, 1986, presented by Tarzana Chamber of Commerce, Tarzana, CA
Metro Art International Medal, New York, NY, Jurors: Ivan Karp, Lisa Dennison