Elisheva Biernoff

MacDowell Colony Residency
December 17, 2015–January 14, 2016

Without, Within
Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff International Curatorial Institute, Alberta, Canada
September 5–November 15, 2015
Without, within is the first Canadian solo-exhibition of San-Francisco based artist Elisheva Biernoff. The exhibition complicates how loss is understood in relation to both natural environments and interior spaces, through works that allow encounters with both the grandiose and less spectacular moments of human experience.
Curated by Peta Rake.
Reviewed in drain magazine by Emma Campbell.

Starting from Scratch
Handweker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
August 24–September 25, 2015
Artists included: Elisheva Biernoff, Angela Ellsworth, Robyn Love, Tara Mateik, Sophie Mörner, Rebecca Purcell, J. Morgan Puett, & Jeffrey Jenkins and Amanda Wojick.
Curated by Mara Baldwin and Eleanore Kohorn.

Anti-Grand: Contemporary Perspectives on Landscape
Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond
Richmond, VA
January 15 - March 6, 2015
Featuring work by Vaughn Bell (American, born 1978), Justin Berry (American, born 1980), Doug Beube (Canadian, born 1950), Elisheva Biernoff (American, born 1980), Martín Bonadeo (Argentinian, born 1975), Matthew Brandt (American, born 1982), Adam Cvijanovic (American, born 1960), Katrín Elvarsdóttir (Icelandic, born 1964), Flatform, Ezra Hanson-White (XRA) (American, born 1982), Kristin Holder (American, born 1973), The Institute of Critical Zoologists, Patrick Jacobs (American, born 1971), Kim Keever (American, born 1955), Ed Key (British, born 1977), Guy Laramée (Canadian, born 1957), Chun-Yi Lee (Chinese, born Taiwan, 1965), Devine Lu Linvega, Linda Lynch (American, born 1958), Tom McGrath (American, born 1978), Jesse McLean (American, born 1975), Jon Rafman (Canadian, born 1981), Gerco de Ruijter (Dutch, born 1961), and Jon-Phillip Sheridan (American, born 1977).

State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Bentonville, AR
September 13, 2014 - January 19, 2015
Featuring work by 102 artists from around the country.

Lost and Found: Elisheva Biernoff and Floris Schönfeld
di Rosa
Gatehouse Gallery
5200 Sonoma Highway, Napa, CA 94559
February 22 – April 27, 2014

Montalvo Arts Center
15400 Montalvo Road
Saratoga, CA 95070
February 28 – June 8, 2014
With works by Elisheva Biernoff, Double Zero, Alexandra Grant, Jon Meyer, Omar Mismar, Fiamma Montezemolo, Stephanie Taylor, and Allison Wiese.

Work in Progress: Considering Utopia
Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street (at 3rd)
San Francisco, CA 94103
October 3, 2013 – January 20, 2014
Includes works by Elisheva Biernoff, Oded Hirsch and Ohad Meromi.
Reviewed in KQED Arts by Sarah Hotchkiss.
Reviewed in J Weekly by Renee Ghert-Zand.

Visit the Contemporary Jewish Museum store for the limited edition Peaceable Kingdom magnets I designed to accompany the show Work in Progress: Considering Utopia

Mills College Art Museum
Danforth Lecture Hall
November 6, 2013, 7 pm

Proximities: What Time is it There?
Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
May 24 - July 21, 2013
Curated by Glen Helfand, with works by Elisheva Biernoff, Lisa K. Blatt, Ala Ebtekar, James Gobel, Tucker Nichols, Larry Sultan and Andrew Witrak.
Reviewed in Squarecylinder by Sarah Hotchkiss.

Look Out
Eli Ridgway Gallery
172 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
February 2 - March 9, 2013
Reviewed in Art Practical by Mary Anne Kluth.
Reviewed in Art Practical by A. Will Brown.
Reviewed in ARTslant by Kara Q. Smith.

Through That Which is Seen
Root Division
3175 17th Street (as S. Van Ness)
San Francisco, CA 94110
June 6-23, 2012
Curated by Alexis Arnold and Lauren Hartman, with works by Elisheva Biernoff, Michael Campbell, Lisa Rybovich Cralle, Brynda Glazier, Michael Kerbow, Mary Ma, Bridget May, Christine Osinksi, Rachael Posnak, Carissa Potter and Kate Stirr
Reviewed in KQED Arts by Jeremiah Barber.

Eli Ridgway Gallery at artMRKT San Francisco
Concourse Exhibition Center
620 7th Street at Brannan
San Francisco, CA
May 17 - 20, 2012

Counterproof: The Other Side of Print
Incline Gallery
766 Valencia St. (between 18th and 19th)
San Francisco, CA 94110
April 13 - May 11, 2012
Curated by John Zarobell, with works by Elisheva Biernoff, Adam Feibelman, The Great Tortilla Conspiracy, David Linger, and Imin Yeh.

The Artists' Postcard Show
Spike Island
133 Cumberland Road
Bristol, United Kingdom
April 6 - June 17, 2012
The works in The Artists’ Postcard Show are taken from the collection of writer and novelist Jeremy Cooper, author of the recent monograph Artists’ Postcards: A Compendium.

Lightscapes/Darkscapes: New Works by Kala Artists
Artworks Downtown
1337 Fourth Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
January 13 - March 2, 2012
An exhibition curated by Andrea Voinot, with works by Linda Simmel, Susan Belau, Renée Gertler, Noah Wilson, Sean McFarland, Kazuko Watanabe, Nif Hodgson, Zachary Gilmour, Vanessa Marsh, Jenny Robinson, Elisheva Biernoff and Nancy Mintz

Visiting Artist Lecture
Sonoma State University
Art Department, Room 102
April 30, 2012, noon - 1 pm

Eli Ridgway Gallery at Aqua Art Miami
Aqua Hotel, 1530 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
December 1-4, 2011

Passport 2011
Sunday, October 23, noon–4 pm

Better a Live Ass Than a Dead Lion
Eli Ridgway Gallery
172 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
October 8 - November 5, 2011
An exhibition curated by David Kasprzak with works by Lindsey White, Elisheva Biernoff, Sean McFarland, Joshua Churchill, Matthew Kennedy, Dean Smith, and Richard Misrach
Reviewed in Daily Serving by Julie Henson.
Reviewed by Christopher Reiger on his blog Hungry Hyaena.

Residency Projects II
Kala Art Institute
2990 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
September 8 – October 15, 2011
New work by Elisheva Biernoff, Renée Gertler, Jessica Ingram, Jennie Ottinger and Zachary Royer Scholz
Reviewed in Art Practical by Christine Wong Yap and Jessica Brier
Reviewed in the East Bay Express by DeWitt Cheng.

Once Upon a Time
Six posters that I designed for the San Francisco Arts Commission were installed in bus stops along Market St. between Embarcadero and 8th St. The posters chronicled San Francisco history and lost landmarks.
On view: Monday, May 4 - Friday, July 29, 2011

Route 2: Undisclosed Destination
The Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts
Kent and Vicki Logan Galleries
California College of the Arts
1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco, CA
February 15 - April 9, 2011
Reviewed in Art Practical by Dena Beard.

Almost Outlines
Math Bass and Elisheva Biernoff
2nd floor projects
3740 25th street, # 205 (between Guerrero and Dolores)
November 14, 2010 - January 9, 2011

A six-month shifting inventory within a glass showcase at the San Francisco Antique & Design Mall, curated by Chris Fitzpatrick and Post Brothers
The San Francisco Antique & Design Mall
701 Bayshore Blvd.
August 1, 2010 - February 1, 2011

Triple Base Gallery
3041 24th Street (between Treat and Harrison)
San Francisco, CA
September 10 - October 10, 2010
Reviewed by Leigh Markopoulos in Art Practical and by Glen Helfand in an Artforum Critic's Pick.