Graduate Lecture Series: Elana Mann

June 28, 2023

Headshot of Elana Mann

Elana Mann is an artist who explores the power of the collective voice and the act of listening through sculpture, sound, and community engagement. Mann has presented her work in museums, galleries, and public spaces in the U.S. and globally. Recent solo exhibitions have taken place at 18th Street Art Center (Santa Monica, CA), Lawndale Art Center (Houston, TX), Artpace (San Antonio, TX), Pitzer College Art Galleries (Claremont, CA), and Commonwealth & Council (LA, CA). Mann has participated in group exhibitions and screenings at the Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, the Orange County Museum of Art, and the Hirshhorn Museum. She has been commissioned to create public projects by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Montalvo Art Center and the Getty Villa.

Mann co-edited, with John Burtle, "Propositional Attitudes: What do we do now?," (2018) published by Golden Spike Press, followed by a book/performance tour at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions. Mann has received numerous awards, including an International Artist-In-Residence at Artpace San Antonio, the California Community Foundation Artist Fellowship, the Stone & DeGuire Contemporary Art Award, the COLA Individual Artist Fellowship, and she was the inaugural artist-in-residence at Pitzer College's ceramics department.

Mann received her B.F.A. with honors from Washington University in St. Louis, and her M.F.A from California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA. She lives in Southern California with her husband, designer Jean-Paul Leonard, and their two kids.

Jul 5, 2023

Wednesday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

PNCA Campus - Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design Shipley Collins Mediatheque 511 NW Broadway Portland, OR 97209