Elena De La Ville

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Elena De La Ville’s work is on the cutting edge of visual art. Using Collage, Encaustic painting and Digital Imaging she utilizes the latest technology, media and techniques to repeatedly explore and expand the limits of Mixed Media.

De La Ville’s work has been exhibited in Museums and Galleries around the world

Selected Experience in the Arts
Painter, Visual Artist, Photographer for the Secretary of State, Michael Connelly, Boston MA
Faculty; Photography and Digital Imaging, Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, FL
Instructor, Mixed media Courses: Ringling College of Art and Design, Art Center St Pete, Longboat Center for the Arts, Castle Hill Art Center, Truro, MA, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Exhibitions & Galleries
Solo Exhibitions:
Marks and Textures, Solo Show, Paradigm Art Gallery, Sarasota, FL
Sonnet Gallery Fine Art, ‘Encounters’ One person Show, Sarasota, FL
Harmony Gallery, Sarasota, FL

Group Shows:
Shopliftable, GAZE Modern, Sarasora, FL
Instructors/Faculty Show, Ringling College of Art + Design, Sarasota, FL
Florida’s Finest, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL
[blank] Slate Gallery Contemporary and Fine Arts Small Works Exhibition, Sarasota, FL
SARTQ Print Exhibition, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL
Long Boat Key SARTQ residency, http://www.edelaville.com/it-can-all-go-up-in-smoke
Here and Now, State St Gallery, Sarasota, FL
Swept Away, Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
VOICES, An Artists Perspective, N.A.W.A. Gallery, National Association of Woman Artists. NYC, NY
Big Bad Wax, Mount Dora Center for the Arts, FL
Swept Away, Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, Cape Cod Museum of Art, MA
The Call of Wildacres, Clothesline Gallery, Sarasota, FL
The Inspiring Image, Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Long Boat, FL
The Future of the Past, Encaustic art in the 21st Century, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Creators and Collectors Suncoast Art Tour, Sarasota, FL
Beeline Exhibition, Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Pulsion, The Body as an object of Desire in Photography, Museo Acarigua, Venezuela
Encaustic to the Sixth Power, Nelson Gallery, Lexington, VA
Nudes, Sonnet Gallery Fine Art, Sarasota, FL
Art to Wear, Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Best Foot Forward, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
58th Annual All Florida Juried Competition and Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art
Beauty and Its Opposites, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Hot Stuff, Juried exhibition, 1st National Encaustic Conference, Beverly, MA
Nudes, Sonnet Gallery Fine Art, Sarasota, FL
Museo Contemporaneo de Caracas, ‘5X5 Exhibit , Venezuela
Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia- Colombia
Embracing our Differences, Sarasota Bay front, FL
4 x 4: Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, FL
Small and Lovely, White Dog Design Gallery.
Art League of Manatee, FL
The Arts Center, Juried Exhibition, FL
Field Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Cambridge Artists Cooperative, MA
Featherstone MeetingHouse for the Arts. Martha’s Vineyard, MA
New England Photographers, Danforth Museum of Art, MA
Lieberman Gallery, Flower Power, Sarasota, FL
Sarasota Visual Art Center, ‘Power of the Pixel 4′, FL
Shaw Cramer Gallery, ‘Metal-Earthworks-Paint’ Vineyard Haven, MA
Dragonfly Gallery, Oak Bluffs, MA
Paper Tiger, Vineyard Haven, MA
Boston Athenaeum, A Commonwealth to Keep, MA
Basement Gallery, One person Show, MA

Education & Professional Training
Art Institute of Boston, Major in Photography and Graphic Design. Boston
Atelier d’art Decoratifs, Internship. Paris.
Chelsea School of Art and Design; Textile Design. London
Rochester Institute of Technology, Management and Care of Photo Collections.
Escuela de Bellas Artes Fine Arts. Venezuela.

Curatorial Projects
EX-PATRIA, 3 Contemporary Venezuelan Artists; Opening March 19, 2015,Sarasota FL
WOW! Women and Wax, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL,

Grant and Residencies
Selected to the Vermont Studio Center Residency, April, 2018
Honorable mention, 58th Annual All Florida Juried Competition and Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art
Directors Award, 3rd national Encaustic Conference, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Honorable mention, EPHEMERA Show, The Arts Center, St Petersburg, FL
Ann Culvert Award for Creativity, All Island Art Show, Martha’s Vineyard, MA,
Ruth Bogan Award All Island Art Show, MA.,
Flower Power, Lieberman gallery, Best of Digital. Sarasota, Fl
Honorable mention, Power of the Pixel, Art Center of Sarasota, Fl,