Solo Exhibitions

2017, Respiration Paintings, The Frick Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Opening April 15, 2017
2016, Respiration Paintings, Full Haus, Los Angeles, CA 
2014, Substance, Louis B. James, New York, NY
2013, Metabolic Paintings, The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
 2012, Da Capo, Churner and Churner, New York, NY
 2010, A Priori, Southfirst, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

 2015, NEW NEW YORK: Abstract Painting in the 21st Century, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Art Gallery, curated by Debra Drexler and Liam Davis, Honolulu, Hawaii
2015, Performative Process, curated by Ryan Steadman, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2013, Paint On/Paint Off, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2013, The Drawing Center Benefit, NY, N
2013, The Armory Show Focus, curated by Eric Shiner, Churner and Churner, NY, NY
2013, Rebirth, Standard Toykraft, curated by Daine Coppola, Brooklyn, NY
2011, Drawing Gifts, 8th Annual Benefit, The Drawing Center, NY, NY
2011-2012, Gertrude’s/LOT, The Andy Warhol Museum, curated by Eric Shiner, Pittsburgh, PA
2010, Gold in Braddock, UnSmoke Systems Artspace, Braddock, PA
2009, recess!, Recess Gallery, curated by David Muenzer and Tucker Rae-Grant, NY, NY
2007, Pattern vs Decoration, Hosfelt Gallery, NY, NY


2007, Columbia University, Master of Fine Arts in Painting
1994, University of Pennsylvania, Master of Architecture
1988, Swarthmore College, Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy

Awards and Fellowships

2016, The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation
2013-2014, David and Roberta Logie Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University
2013, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation
2010, The Fine Foundation and The Pittsburgh Foundation (for Gold in Braddock)
2008-2009, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation
2007, Terra Foundation for American Art, Giverny, France


2010, Gold in Braddock, UnSmoke Systems Artspace, Braddock, PA 
Gold in Braddock, Photos

Selected Bibliography

Jennifer Piejko, Elise Adibi, Blouin Modern Painters, October/November 2016
Suzanne Hudson, Painting Now, Thames & Hudson, 2015
Megan Cerullo, Radcliffe Institute Fellow returns to Brooklyn for new solo show, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 19, 2015
Culture and Capital in Dallas, Art in America, April 2014
Harry Choi, A Conversation with Elise Adibi, Notes from 21 South Street, The Harvard Advocate Blog, March 28, 2014
Suzanne Hudson, Openings, Artforum, January 2014
William J. Simmons, Notes on Queer Formalism, Big Red and Shiny, Volume 2, Issue 15, December 16, 2013
Cate McQuaid, "Scent of a painting" in Playfulness from late painter Olitski, The Boston Globe, December 10, 2013
Cate McQuaid, The Week Ahead: Theatre, Galleries and Museums, The Boston Globe, November 20, 2103
Elise Adibi, (Untitled) Aromatherapy Painting, The Harvard Advocate, Fall 2013
Caroline B. Hubbard, Adibi Commands an Unusual Palette, The Harvard Crimson, November 11, 2013
Karen Rosenberg, Homages, Giddy Humor and Less Clutter, The Armory Show at Piers 92 and 94, The New York Times, March 7. 2013
Brittany Salsbury, Elise Adibi, Churner and Churner, Critic’s Pick, June 201 
Reid Singer, “Slideshow: ARTINFO Staff’s Pithy Takes on Shows by Helio Oiticica, Cindy Sherman, and More,” Blouin Artinfo, June 2012
Jane-Claire Quigley, “Practice Makes Perfect: ‘Da Capo’ Paintings by Elise Adibi,” Animal, May, 25, 2012
Mary Thomas, “22 women artists deliver provocative show at The Warhol,” The Pittsburgh Post Gazette, December 21, 2011
Suzanne Hudson, “Elise Adibi, Southfirst,” Artforum, February 2011 
 “Artist Strikes Gold in Braddock,” The Pittsburgh Post Gazette, April 30, 2010
Jennifer Baron, “Gold, not Smoke, in Braddock,” Pop City, April 28, 2010

Public Lectures and Teaching

2016, Respiration Paintings, The Phipps Conservatory, Biophilia Network, Pittsburgh, PA
2013, Painting as a Site of Resistance, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2013, Artist Talk, Art Department and Department of Cultural Studies, University of Massachusetts, Lowell MA
2014, Adjunct Professor, Advanced Painting, Brooklyn College
2008, Adjunct Professor, Painting, Columbia University
2007, Adjunct Professor, Painting, Brooklyn College