Elise Rasmussen (b. 1977, Edmonton, Canada) is a research-based artist living in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been exhibited, performed and screened at international venues including the Brooklyn Museum (NY), CCS Bard Hessel Museum (Annandale-on-Hudson), Pioneer Works (NY), Night Gallery (LA), the Berman Museum of Art (PA), the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin), Standpoint Gallery (London), Werkschauhalle (Leipzig), Dazibao (Montreal), Gallery 101 (Ottawa), TRUCK (Calgary) and ESP | Erin Stump Projects (Toronto) where she is represented. Elise received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago on a Merit Scholarship (2007) and her BFA(Hons) from Ryerson University (2004). She has been an artist in residence at a number of institutions including the Nirox Foundation (South Africa), the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin), Pioneer Works (NY), LMCC Process Space (NY), SOMA (Mexico City), Banff Centre (Alberta), and has been a participant in the Art & Law Program and the New Museum Seminar (NY). She has been written about in publications such as Art in America, BOMB Magazine and the New Inquiry, and has received grants and awards from the Jerome Foundation, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Banff Centre. Elise is currently an artist in residence at the NARS Foundation in Brooklyn and a participant in the AIM program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.