Elizabeth Chiles

Elizabeth

Chiles

Weave (Calypso)

2016-2020, Photographic collage on rice paper, 36 x 26 in

$
2200

Elizabeth

Chiles

On Water, no. 02

2019, Film photography collage on rice paper, 43 x 54 in

$
4500

Elizabeth

Chiles

Weave (redbud)

2018-2020, Photographic collage on rice paper, 29 x 22 in

$
2100

Elizabeth

Chiles

On Water, no. 10

2019, Film photography collage on rice paper, 43 x 144 in

$
10000

Elizabeth

Chiles

On Water, no. 07

2019, Film photography collage on rice paper, 43 x 48 in

$
4000

Elizabeth

Chiles

Weave (August 8, 2017)

2017, Photographic collage on rice paper, 24 x 18 in

$
1600
Meditation and Sound Bath with Laura Marcotte
Nov 15
11:00 AM

Laura Marcotte, wellness teacher and sound healer, will be leading a meditation followed by a relaxing sound bath. These practices enhance creativity giving a fresh mental perspective and reducing physical tension.

LIVE STREAMpre-recorded
Meditative breath journey with Malú Alvarez
Nov 22
11:00 AM

Malú Alvarez, Himalayan yoga master teacher who trained in India, will guide us on a meditative breath journey to access a deep state of stillness within, for ease and joy in being.

LIVE STREAMpre-recorded
Elizabeth Chiles

Garden Time: first stage of new evolution
Nov 21, 22
12 - 6pm

5701 McCarthy Cir

Elizabeth Chiles

About the Artist

Born in Austin and raised in Houston, Texas, Elizabeth graduated with a B.A. in Art History from Columbia University and an M.F.A. in Photography from San Francisco Art Institute. Elizabeth taught theory and photography at UT Austin, Texas State and Southwestern University for 6 years. Her work has been widely exhibited, including in the critically acclaimed exhibition Over Time (2016), which was nominated for Best Solo Show in Austin, and Weave (2018), a solo exhibition that earned her a nomination for the Best Artist of 2018 by the Austin Critics Table. Her work is held in public and private collections across the United States, including those of Dell Children's Hospital, Dimensional Worldwide, Google, Sidley Austin and The Line Hotel, among others.

Artist Statement

AS A CHILD, I SAW THE INFINITE IN A BLADE OF GRASS AND I'VE BEEN PURSUING KNOWING MORE ABOUT THE SIDES OF THAT EQUATION - NATURE AS A PORTAL, THE WORLD BEYOND THE IMMEDIATELY VISIBLE, AND MY OWN MENTAL AND SENSORY PERCEPTION - EVER SINCE.

Studying and teaching everything from mind, consciousness, and perception, to our experiences of time, phenomenology and sensing, I am exploring the intersection of the physical and subjective worlds. With a specific interest in the history of art, my research is driven by how the tools of photography, in this moment, can address rendering nature, lived perspective, and the invisible.

Deconstructing the illusion of a photograph's completeness or authority is a first step in allowing the space for a personal, lived experience to be seen and felt. Thus, my work highlights a photograph's plasticity, flatness and construction, while making intangible concepts - including time, perception and consciousness - visible to viewers.