Liz Ward

Liz Ward<br /><em>Ghosts of the Old Mississippi: Natchez (Blue Norther)</em>  2019<br />watercolor, gouache, pastel, graphite, solvent transfer and collage on paper<br />71" x 32"<br />LW 258
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ghosts of the Old Mississippi: Floating Life</em>  2019<br />watercolor, pastel, conte, and collage (cyanotype, Yupo, etc.) on paper<br />73" x 32 1/2"<br />LW 260
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ghosts of the Old Mississippi: Issaquena County (Muddy Waters)</em>  2019<br />watercolor, gesso, pastel, and collage on paper<br />72" x 32"<br />LW 261
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ghosts of the Old Mississippi: St Francis(ville)</em>  2018<br />watercolor, pastel, and collage on paper<br />72" x 32"<br />LW 259
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ghosts of the Old Mississippi: Dismal Swamp/Northern Lights</em>  2015<br />watercolor, gesso, silverpoint, pastel, and collage on paper<br />71 5/8" x 31 7/8"<br />LW 257
Liz Ward<br /><em>Ghosts of the Old Mississippi: Beef Island to Memphis</em>  2013<br />watercolor, black gesso, and collage on paper<br />72" x 32”<br />LW 266
Liz Ward<br /><em>Playing Ladies</em>  2018<br />watercolor, gouache, pastel, and collage on archival digital print on Japanese paper<br />17 1/2" x 79"<br />LW 264
Liz Ward<br /><em>Headwaters</em>  2018<br />watercolor, gesso, pastel and collage on printed map<br />31" x 27 1/4"<br />LW 263
Liz Ward<br /><em>The Death of Houghton (by Drowning in 1845)</em>  2018<br />watercolor and pastel with digital print and printed map collage on Japanese paper<br />20" x 54 1/2"<br />LW 262
Liz Ward<br /><em>Tableau of Progress: Memories of the Fur Trade</em>  2018<br />watercolor, cyanotype, solvent transfer, and collage on Japanese paper<br />21 3/4" x 24"<br />LW 254
Liz Ward<br /><em>Tableau of Progress (I-41)</em>  2017<br />mixed media and collage on printed paper<br />22 7/8" x 50 1/4"<br />LW 255
Liz Ward<br /><em>Mississippi Memory Study I</em>  2010-15<br />watercolor, graphite, and collage on paper<br />13" x 10”<br />LW 267
Liz Ward<br /><em>Mississippi Memory Study II</em>  2010-15<br />watercolor, graphite, and collage on paper<br />13" x 10”<br />LW 268
Liz Ward<br /><em>Mississippi Memory Study III</em>  2010-15<br />watercolor, graphite, and collage on paper<br />13" x 10”<br />LW 269
Liz Ward<br /><em>Mississippi Memory Study IV</em>  2010-15<br />watercolor, graphite, and collage on paper<br />13" x 10”<br />LW 270
Liz Ward<br /><em>From Then to Now</em>  1995<br />oil on panel<br />48" x 60" installed (48" x 12" each panel)<br />LW 26
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>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>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 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>Glacial Ghost Study IV</em>  2010<br />watercolor on paper<br />12 3/4" x 10" <br />LW 220
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>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>Tree Cell Study II</em>  2004<br />silverpoint, tinted gesso on paper<br />12 1/2" x 9 1/2"<br />LW 158
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<br /><em>Exactly Double I/X</em>  1994<br />etching suite, 10 unique variants<br />22 1/4" x 22 1/4" <br />LW 14.1
Liz Ward<br /><em>Exactly Double II/X</em>  1994<br />etching suite, 10 unique variants<br />22 1/4" x 22 1/4" <br />LW 14.2
Liz Ward<br /><em>Exactly Double V/X</em>  1994<br />etching suite, 10 unique variants<br />22 1/4" x 22 1/4" <br />LW 14.5
Liz Ward<br /><em>Exactly Double VI/X</em>  1994<br />etching suite, 10 unique variants<br />22 1/4" x 22 1/4" <br />LW 14.6
Liz Ward<br /><em>Exactly Double VII/X</em>  1994<br />etching suite, 10 unique variants<br />22 1/4" x 22 1/4" <br />LW 14.7
Liz Ward<br /><em>Exactly Double IX/X</em>  1994<br />etching suite, 10 unique variants<br />22 1/4" x 22 1/4" <br />LW 14.9

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