born in Edmonton, Canada | resides in New York, USA
Elise Rasmussen received her BFA from Ryerson University (2004) and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2007) as a Merit Scholar. Elise is represented by ESP | Erin Stump Projects in Toronto, and has had solo shows at the Elizabeth Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum (NY), Agape Enterprise (NY), Night Gallery (LA), AC Institute (NY) and Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects (Toronto). Group exhibitions include the CCS Bard Hessel Museum (Annandale-on-Hudson), Galerie Articule (Montreal), Standpoint Gallery (London), Mulherin Pollard Projects (New York), Werkschauhalle Gallery (Leipzig), the Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago), Gallery 400 (Chicago) and ThreeWalls Gallery (Chicago). Elise has upcoming shows at Gallery 101 (Ottawa) and Momenta Art (NY). She was recently awarded a Canada Council Visual ArtsTravel Grant to attend the SOMA Summer Artist Residency in Mexico City as well as a Visual Arts Project Grant for her project Finding Ana.