ABOUT THE ARTIST
Elisa H. Hamilton is a socially engaged multimedia artist who creates artworks and community-centered programs that emphasize shared spaces and the hopeful examination of our everyday places, objects, and experiences. She holds a BFA in Painting from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and an MA in Civic Media from Emerson College. Her work has been shown locally and nationally in solo and group exhibitions. She has been the recipient of four public art grants to create temporary public works in Boston's Fort Point neighborhood, and two grants from New England Foundation for the Arts. She has held artist residencies with Vermont Studio Center, Boston Center for the Arts, the Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, and the Fenway Alliance. She has worked on projects with Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Tyler School of Art, Boston Children’s Museum, Olin College of Engineering, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston Center for the Arts, Emerson College, Now+There, HUBweek, ICA Boston, and For Freedoms. Current projects include Jukebox, a community-centered percent-for-art public art commission for the City of Cambridge, MA, and Creative Union, a participatory public art project being created in collaboration with the Currier Museum of Art and the City of Nashua, NH. Hamilton is a Faculty Member in the Media Design MA program at Emerson College.