Liz Ward

Liz Ward<br /><em>Indian Pipes (Ghost Plant) for Oza Windib</em> 2017<br />watercolor, gouache, pastel, and collage on Japanese paper<br />61" x 41 1/4"<br />LW 246
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ghosts of the Old Mississippi: Baton Rouge to Donaldsonville</em>  2014<br />watercolor, gouache, graphite, and collage on paper<br />72" x 32" <br />LW 236
Liz Ward<br /><em>Subnivean</em>  2012<br />watercolor and collage on paper<br />21 1/2" x 29 1/2"<br />LW 223
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ice Core</em>  2012<br />Spit-bite aquatint, staged aquatint and line etching with blind embossment, ed: 30<br />38" x 18" <br />LW 222
Liz Ward<br /><em>Glacial Ghost with Fossil Flowers</em>  2012<br />Spit-bite aquatint, staged aquatint and line etching with blind embossment, ed: 30<br />38" x 18" <br />LW 221
Liz Ward<br /><em>Glacial Ghost V</em>  2012<br />watercolor on paper<br />63 1/2" x 30 1/2"<br />LW 210
Liz Ward<br /><em>Glacial Ghost Study IV</em>  2010<br />watercolor on paper<br />12 3/4" x 10" <br />LW 220
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ice Core IV</em>  2010<br />silverpoint on tinted gesso on panel<br />24" x 12" <br />LW 208
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ice Core I</em>  2009<br />silverpoint on tinted gesso on panel<br />24" x 12" <br />LW 205
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ice Core II</em>  2009<br />silverpoint on tinted gesso on panel<br />24" x 12" <br />LW 207
Liz Ward<br /><em>Becky's Creek</em>  2008<br />lithograph, ed: 40<br />38" x 14"<br />LW 185
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ice Core</em>  2008<br />lithograph, ed: 40<br />38" x 14"<br />LW 184
Liz Ward<br /><em>Rivers and Waves (Medina)</em>  2007<br />oil on wood panel<br />36" x 72" <br />LW 178
Liz Ward<br /><em>Wake Capture I</em>  2006<br />silverpoint on tinted gesso on paper<br />22" x 30"<br />LW 181
Liz Ward<br /><em>Wing-Tip Vortex</em>  2006<br />silverpoint on tinted gesso on paper<br />22" x 30"<br />LW 183
Liz Ward<br /><em>Large Cascade</em>  2002<br />silverpoint on tinted gesso on paper<br />45" x 45 1/2"<br />LW 167
Liz Ward<br /><em>Color Cascade</em>  2004<br />watercolor on paper<br />30 1/4" x 22 1/2"<br />LW 146
Liz Ward<br /><em>Branching Blue</em>  2004<br />watercolor on paper<br />30 1/2" x 22 1/2"<br />LW 147
Liz Ward<br /><em>Triple Blue</em>  2003<br />watercolor on paper<br />12" x 9 1/2"<br />LW 161
Liz Ward<br /><em>Fungia</em>  2002<br />watercolor on japanese paper<br />26" x 36" <br />LW 101
Liz Ward<br /><em>Poza (from the Increments Suite)</em>  2001<br />intaglio on paper, ed: 40<br />38" x 26" <br />LW 89
Liz Ward<br /><em>Stone Pools (from the Increments Suite)</em>  2001<br />intaglio on paper, ed: 40<br />38" x 26" <br />LW 90
Liz Ward<br /><em>Limpet (from the Increments Suite)</em>  2001<br />intaglio on paper, ed: 40<br />38" x 26" <br />LW 91
Liz Ward<br /><em>Fossil (from the Increments Suite)</em>  2001<br />intaglio on paper, ed: 40<br />38" x 26" <br />LW 92
Liz Ward<br /><em>Hoja (from the Increments Suite)</em>  2001<br />intaglio on paper, ed: 40<br />38" x 26" <br />LW 93

Liz Ward’s paintings, drawings and prints are informed by natural history and the environmental crisis. Her work has been widely exhibited at numerous venues including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; the Weatherspoon Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; the Austin Museum of Art; and the International Print Center, New York. Her work is also represented in many private, public and corporate collections, notably the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Menil Collection. In 2012, Ward received a Brown Foundation Dora Maar House Fellowship, an international artist-in-residence program in Ménerbes, France. With support of the fellowship, she completed a series of drawings for a Trinity Press book project, Unchopping a Tree , with renowned poet W.S. Merwin. Her work has also been recognized with two Mid-America Arts Alliance/NEA Fellowships, and the Dozier Travel Award from the Dallas Museum of Art. Liz Ward received an M.F.A. in painting from the University of Houston in 1990, and a B.F.A. cum laude from the University of New Mexico in 1982. She joined the faculty of Trinity University in 1999, where she is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Art and Art History, and an Environmental Studies faculty.

 

Aquifers, Moody Gallery 2005
Crazy Weather, Moody Gallery 2008
Cryosphere, Moody Gallery 2012
Watershed, Moody Gallery 2017