Elliot Avis – CV

Elliot Avis


Instagram: @smelliotavis 


2022  MFA, Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

2018  BFA, Studio Art, Denison University, Granville, Ohio

Solo Exhibitions

March 2023, Botting, Heiress Gallery, St. Petersburg, Florida

March 2018, PotZ, PaintZ, ‘n’ other ThingZ, BFA Exhibition, Mix Gallery, Granville, Ohio

Group Exhibitions

June 2022, Mighty Real Queer Art Detroit, Galerie Camille, Detroit, MI

June 2022, Mighty Real Queer Art Detroit, Playground Detroit, Detroit, MI

April 2022, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

September 2021, Transcendental States, Project Gallery V, Online

July 2021, Blueprint, Art Mile, Detroit, Michigan

May 2021, What is Real, The Real House, Brooklyn, New York

March 2021, Speculative Histories, Cranbrook House and Gardens, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

May 2020,​ ​Dungeons a Virtual World, Curated by Taylor Stewart, Online

February 2020, Make Me Love You in 10 jpgs or less, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

July 2019,Whipped, Cream Athens, London, England

February 2019, Art Now: Painting, 117 Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan

January 2019, The Boston Drawing Project, Carrol and Sons Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

September 2018, Tropeycalia Club, Skyline College, San Bruno, California

April 2018, The Sun is a Pomegranate Seed, Newark Art Space, Newark, Ohio

March 2018,Seen Your Show 2, NIAD Art Center, Richmond, California

December 2017, ​Seen Your Show, Kendall, Granville, Ohio

June 2017, Don’t Eat My Toes, Donato’s, Granville, Ohio


June 2022, Milay Arts, Austerlitz NY

July 2021, The Blueprint Residency, Curated by RF Curatorial and Jordan Knecht, Detroit, Michigan

Curatorial Projects

June 2017, ​Don’t Eat My Toes​, Donato’s, Granville, Ohio


June 2022, Mid Atlantic Arts Fellowship, Milay Arts

2020 – 2022, Merit Scholarship Recipient, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2017 – 2018, Denison Student Research Fund Recipient – for an outstanding student research proposal          

2015 – 2018, Marimac Scholarship Recipient – for outstanding leadership and enthusiasm in the arts