ABOUT THE ARTIST
Elisa H. Hamilton is a socially engaged multimedia artist who creates inclusive artworks that emphasize shared spaces and the hopeful examination of our everyday places, objects, and experiences. Her work has been shown locally and nationally in solo and group exhibitions. Her project "Dance Spot" has engaged with communities around Boston, as well as at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, and Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA. 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. Projects include "Sound Lab," a special community sound project that was featured in "Listen Hear: The Art of Sound" at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, "Community Legacy," a collaboration with the MIT List Visual Arts Center, "Slideshow," a celebration of 10 Boston area women and their lived experiences that took place in and around a shipping container, co-presented by HUBweek and Now+There, and "Pack Our Bags," an interactive installation which was exhibited at the International Center of Photography, New York, NY in collaboration with For Freedoms. Current projects include "Jukebox," a community centered public art project being commissioned by the City of Cambridge for the Cambridge Foundry. Hamilton continues her creative practice at her studio at Boston Center for the Arts.