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.
Hamilton is a 2023 Brother Thomas Fellow, and she has been recognized by WBUR as one of 25 Artists Of Color Transforming The Cultural Landscape. Her work has been shown locally and nationally in solo and group exhibitions, and she has been the recipient of numerous commissions and grants to create artworks, community projects, and participatory programs.
Hamilton has created projects for institutions including ICA Boston, The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston Center for the Arts, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Tyler School of Art, DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, The MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, Now+There, and For Freedoms.
She is an Affiliated Faculty member in the Media Design MA program at Emerson College and is Visiting Community Artist at Olin College of Engineering.