Elizabeth Tolson is an Expanded Media Artist and Educator whose work explores the boundaries of art, technology, and feminism. Through wearables in performance, video, and installation, Tolson creates her own narratives about the female body. Tolson holds an MFA from Parsons School of Design (2013) and a BFA from Alfred University (2010). She has participated in residencies at the Textile Arts Center, Chashama’s ChaNorth Residency, Benaco Arte, Open Wabi, Lacawac Sanctuary, and ProjectArt at the Bushwick Brooklyn Library. Exhibitions include the Target Gallery in Alexandria, VA; The Washington Project for the Arts Experimental Media Series at The Philips Collection in Washington D.C., and Cuchifritos Gallery in New York City. Tolson is currently based in Brooklyn, NY where she is Part-time Faculty at Parsons School of Design and an Artist in Residence at Trestle Projects.
2013, MFA in Design and Technology, Parsons The New School for Design, New York NY
2010, BFA in Expanded Media and minor in Art History, Alfred University, Alfred NY
2009, Women’s Studies Certificate, Women’s Leadership Academy, Alfred, NY
[LS] Integrative Studio 2