at Yaddo, 2021



Elizabeth Duffy has exhibited her work nationally and internationally including at the Drawing Center, White Columns, Wave Hill, and DM Contemporary in NYC, at the RISD Museum in Providence, the Newport Art Museum, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT and at La Tricoterie in Brussels, Belgium. A recent solo exhibition of her Wearing project appeared at the Arts Center at Duck Creek in East Hampton, NY. She has held residencies at the Bogliasco Foundation in Italy, at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Sirius Art Center in Cobb, Ireland and at Arts Itoya in Takeo, Japan, and has been invited for three residencies at Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, NY, and four at MacDowell in Peterborough, NH. She has also been an artist in residence at VCCA in Virginia, The Jentel Foundation and Ucross in Wyoming. She was most recently an artist-in-residence at the Wedding Cake House in Providence, RI. 


Duffy is the recipient of awards from the the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, New York Foundation for the Arts and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, where she was awarded grants in both Sculpture and Craft in 2019. Her work has been written about in the New York Times, Art News, Art on Paper, Art New England, the Boston Globe, the Village Voice, and numerous other publications. She has also curated exhibitions including Dead Ringer at the Bristol Art Museum and Office Space at the Rockland Center for the Arts and the New Art Center in Newton, Massachusetts.


Duffy received her MFA from CUNY/Brooklyn College and her BA from Rutgers College. She studiedFrench Language and Culture at the Sorbonne in Paris, Textile Conservation at FIT in NYC, Jewelry making the School of Visual Arts and Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture at the New York Studio School. She lives and works in Providence, RI and teaches in the Art Department at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island and in the Graduate Program at Vermont College of Fine Art.