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Eli Craven b. 1979

Contact at elicraven@gmail.com

Instagram @elicraven

Tumblr eli-craven.tumblr.com

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Exhibitions

2017

Cut and Paste-Exposição de Colagem, Biennial of Contemporary Art Maia, Portugal

Out of Sight, Schoenfeld's Building, curated by Benedict Heywood, Greg Lundgren, S. Surface, and Justen Siyuan Waterhouse, Seattle, WA

2017 Biennial Art Department Faculty Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Boise State University, Boise, ID

Eli Craven (solo), Open House Contemporary, Chicago, IL

Touching (solo), DEMO Project, Springfield, IL

2016

P.S. (solo), Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL 

A Load, Especially a Heavy One (solo), The Atlanta School, Atlanta, ID

ABBRVTN, Figure One Gallery, Champaign, IL

P.S., MFA Thesis Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

A Load, Especially a Heavy One (solo), The Opgenorth, Champaign, IL

Unlocked, Atopos CVC, Athens, Greece

2015

Imaginary Portraits, Curated by Leo and Pipo, En Face, Paris, France

Sinking Feeling, Curated by Jason Judd, Demo Project, Springfield, IL

YesAllWomen, Dilettante, Los Angeles, CA

Disconnection, Curated by Justin Tyler Close, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

From Now, Curated by Allison Grant, Filter Space, Chicago, IL

Eidetic Image, Curated by Christina Hirukawa and Meredith Preuss, Burrard Arts Foundation, Capture Photo Festival, Vancouver, BC, Canada

New Terrains: The Landscape Reviewed, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

2014

Naive Objects (solo), Figure One Gallery, Champaign, IL

Sans-Hiatus, Link Gallery, Urbana, IL

May, DdA Factory Gallery, Cagliari, Italy

2013

2013 Idaho Triennial, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

Patchbox Project, Cargo Gallery, Rome, Italy

Unfinished, Gallery at the Linen Building, Boise, ID

2012 

Americas 2012: All Media, Northwest Art Center Hartnett Gallery, Minot State University, Minot, ND

Dry Spell, collaborative installation with architect Maria Chavez, Eagle Performing Arts Center, Eagle, ID

Wither and Bloom, Visual Arts Collective, Garden City, ID

Canoeing, collaborative installation with architect Maria Chavez, Bricolage Gallery, Boise, ID

2011

Janet Jackson's Intergalactic Mimetic Soul Shakedown, curated by Benjamin Love, Sam Fox School of Art St. Louis, MO

Fresh Air: Regional Juried Exhibition for Emerging Artists, Juror: Courtney Gilbert, Visual Art Center, Boise State University, Boise, ID

2010 

One Trick Pony, 2010 BFA Thesis Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Boise State University, Boise, ID

One Night Stand, Joebar Gallery, Seattle, WA

Smokers (solo), Good Damn Projects, Boise, ID

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Selected Publications 

2017

International Photography Annual Vol. 4, Manifest Press, Cincinnati, Oh

2016

The Age of Collage Vol. 2, Gestalten, Berlin Germany

Unlocked, Atopos CVC, Athens Greece

2014

Collage Makers, Monsa Publications, Barcelona Spain

Baron Magazine, "The Future of Sex", Issue #3, UK

2013

Neverlazy Quarterly (cover), Winter 2013

The Age of Collage, Gestalten, Berlin

2012

In Flight: On the Plane, The Velvet Cell, Osaka Japan

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Selected Press

2017

Feinstein, Jon, "Photography Highlights From Seattle's Two Legit-Most Art Fairs" Humble Arts Foundation, access date : August 5, 2017, www.hafny.org

Horvat, Katja, "Distorted World of Eli Craven", Interview Magazine Germany, access date: April 18, 2017, www.interview.de

2016

Defert, Auriane, "Spread: Eli Craven Interview", We Are Some Wild Children, Issue J16, access date: January 20, 2016, wearesomewildchildren.co.uk

2015

Briongos, Rubén, "Interview: Eli Craven", The Weird Show, access date: May 6, 2015, weirdshow.info

M. Sandro, "Eli Craven Interview", No Tofu Magazine, access date: March 25th, 2015notofu.com

2014

Festa, Lauren, "Interview: Eli Craven", Adult Magazine, access date: November 14th, 2014, adult-mag.com

"Cut, Tear, Paste", Kunstbeeld Magazine, Vol #9, Netherlands, Belgium, September

2013

Passarivaki, Maria, "Screen Lovers", Ignant, access date: April 22, 2013, ignant.de 

Vanhemert, Kyle, "Steamy Scenes From the Silver Screen, Folded Into Consummation", Fast Company Design, access date: April 30, 2013.www.fascodesign.com

2012

Oland, Dana “The Denizens of Black Hunger Prod Notions of Art”, The Idaho Statesman, September 21

Schnoor, Christopher "Wither and Bloom Explores Truth and Memory" The Boise Weekly, Volume 21, Issue 1, June 27th-July 3rd

Masterson, Sarah "Black Hunger" The Boise Weekly, Volume 20, Issue 40, March 28-April 3

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 Education

2016 MFA Photography, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

2011 BFA Photography, Boise State University, Boise, ID

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Teaching Experience

2017-Present Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Art, Boise State University

2016-2017 Adjunct Lecturer, School of Art + Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

2014-2016 Instructor of Record, School of Art + Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

2013-2014 Teaching Assistant, School of Art + Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

2011-2012 Adjunct Instructor, Extended Studies Program, Boise State University