Dreams of a Common Language at Overlap Gallery in Newport, with Anna McNeary and Lu Heintz, curated by Alicia Renadette
Acts of Healing and Repair at the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham, Washington, Curated by Grace Kook-Anderson

Winterreise, with Opera BiancoNero in Brussels 
Residency in Japan at Arts Itoya

I spent two weeks as an artist in residence at Arts Itoya in Takeo City, Japan, and created an installation using the clothing in my suitcase.

NPR Features Social Fabric

It has been such an honor to be part of this magnificent group show at the Newport Art Museum. With thanks to James Baumgartner, and of course, curators Dr. Francine Weiss and Megan Horn!

Providence Arts and Letters Publication

with thanks to Liz Maynard

Social Fabric Catalog published, with essays by Dr. Francine Weiss and Megan Horn

Available through the Newport Art Museum

Upcoming: Social Fabric at the Newport Art Museum

Featured artists include: Jim Arendt, Elizabeth Duffy, Brooke Erin Goldstein, Sabrina Gschwandtner, Letitia Huckaby, Tamara Kostianovsky, Jesse Krimes, Dinh Q. Lê, Aubrey Longley-Cook, Veronica Mays, L. J. Roberts, Alison Saar, Marie Watt, Emma Welty, Nafis M. White, and more.

Review of Wearing at Duck Creek
Domestic State at Wheaton College

Curated by Elizabeth Hoy, with Manal Abu Shaheen, Maria G. Baker, Shabnam Janessari, Andrew Raftery, and Han Seok You.  https://bwgalleries.org/exhibitions/domestic-state/

Wearing, A Solo Exhibition at the Art Center at Duck Creek in East Hampton, NY 
Interview with Joy Garnett in the Evergreen Review

I loved having this opportunity to reflect on my work through Joy's probing questions.  https://evergreenreview.com/read/elizabeth-duffy-interview/ 

(de)coding, curated by Mary Birmingham, at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, through April 25
(de)coding features artists who employ ephemera such as antique quilts and braided rugs, printed fabrics, casino playing cards, matchbooks, newspapers, and other printed matter. They act as decoders of these materials, reprocessing the cultural, social, or political meanings embedded in them and encoding their new work with some of these transformed ideas. Participating artists are: Gina Adams, DARNStudio, Elizabeth Duffy, Ghost of a Dream, Shanti Grumbine, Kwesi Kwarteng, Debra Ramsay, Leslie Roberts, and Viviane Rombaldi-Seppey.
Out of the Fray

It is such an honor to show my work alongside artist heroes Faith Ringgold, Barbara Kruger, Jasper Johns, Robert Frank, Jessica Deane Rosner, Dave Cole, Vanessa Leroy, Liz Collins, Gary Graham, Tasha Dougé, Janie Cohen, Adrienne Sloan, Edwin Schlossberg and Work/Play in Out of the Fray, curated by the brilliant Judith Tolnick Champa, and on view at the Watson Institute at Brown University through this online link through January 31. 


Residency at the Ucross Foundation

I was honored to be an artist in residence at the Ucross Foundation this August, among their first group of artists for their re-opening. Ucross has a population of 25, so social distancing was not a problem!

Miss Democracy at Planthouse Gallery

I'm honored to be included in Planthouse Gallery's timely Miss Democracy Exhibition, with Katie Commodore, Daniel Clarke, Angela Conant, Jeremiah Dine, Elizabeth Duffy, Louise Eastman, Glenn Goldberg, Phillip Hardy, Erik Hougen, Anki King, Michael Krueger, Martha Lewis, Matt Magee, Melissa Marks, Tanya Marquardt & David Smith, John Mitchell, Rachel Ostrow, Janis Stemmermann, Victory Garden, Rita Valley, Chuck Webster, and Diana Weymar & Tiny Pricks Project

Newport Annual

I'm honored that my work was selected by Dr. Sharon Matt Atkins from the Brooklyn Museum for Best in Show. Thank you to Dr. Atkins and to all the staff at the Museum. 

Newport Annual Exhibition

My work is on view through April 26, 2020 in the Newport Annual Exhibition at the Newport Art Museum, juried by Dr. Sharon Matt Atkins from the Brooklyn Museum

Evergreen Review

My work is featured in the current issue of Evergreen Review, accompanying poems by Alfian Sa'at  https://evergreenreview.com 

ReSeeding the City: Ethnobotany in the Urban

Curated by Judith Tolnick Champa, for the Providence Biennial. On view at the Rhode Island State House Gallery through 11/36

Upcoming this year

I am thrilled to have been selected for upcoming residencies at the Ucross Foundation, The Corporation of Yaddo, and the Jentel Foundation in 2020. This winter I will be in residence at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Looking forward to diving deep into my work and meeting new friends and colleagues.

Providence Biennial opening October 26, 5:30-8:00 PM

I'm creating a site specific installation for the Shoe Shine booth at the Rhode Island State House for this exhibition, curated by Judith Tolnick Champa

Norman Bird Sanctuary Residency

This September I am in residence at the Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown, Rhode Island, for their Inaugural Mabel Residency along with Meredith Morton, James Isherwood, Marta Renzi, Anthony Goicolea and Lois Harada 

NPR's Shane McKeon on Artscape: Bristol Museum Controversy


A powerful interview with Bradley Wester, one of the artists in Dead Ringer. 

“there is a real range of challenging interesting work on display, right now at the museum, and it’s open until July 14.”

Dead Ringer Radio Interview
Listen to an Interview about Dead Ringer on the News with Gene Valicenti https://www.spreaker.com/user/wpro/duffy-0060619
Dead Ringer featured in the Bristol Phoenix. Thank you Christy Nadalin
Dead Ringer at the Bristol Art Museum
Dead Ringer at the Bristol Art Museum

Thank you to Elizabeth Maynard at Art New England for this Preview of Dead Ringer, an exhibition I curated, opening at the Bristol Art Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island June 7, featuring works by: Beth Brandon, Joy Garnett, Carolyn Marsden, J. Myszka Lewis, Anna McNeary, Shari Mendelson, Brian Miller, Bradley Wester and Cheryl Yun.

Studio Visit in Art New England May/June issue

Thank you to Cerys Wilson for her generous article on my work.

Opening March 15: Patterns, Curated by Lisa Barthelson and Carrie Crane, at the Krikorian Gallery
Thank you RISCA!

I am immensely grateful to the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts for their support of my work. I received a 2109 Fellowship in Sculpture and a 2019 Merit Fellowship in Craft. 

Current: Neo at the Milwaukee Art Museum
Current: The Phantom of Liberty at the RISD Museum

Photo Courtesy the RISD Museum

Press for The Embedded Message
The Embedded Message; Quilting in Contemporary Art

My P is for Panopticon Quilt is on view in "The Embedded Message; Quilting in Contemporary Art", curated by Melissa Messina and Stefanie Fedor with Gina Adams, Sanford Biggers, Maria Guzmán Capron, Kathryn Clark, Aaron McIntosh, Tameka Norris, Amanda Ross-Ho, Sterling Ruby, Hank Willis Thomas, Vadis Turner, Ben Venom and Saya Woolfalk

Silent Sentinels at the Ann Street Gallery

The exhibition highlights gender equality in the arts with selected works of seventeen artists to include: fiber arts, textiles, sculpture, paintings, and a sound installation, exploring subject matter that reflects their personal practice and unique techniques. The Silent Sentinel exhibition pays homage to those pioneering suffragists whose ground-breaking activism and perseverance in the quest for women’s equality and social reform are an inspiration to all.

Artists featured: Marieken Cochius, Orly Cogan, Elizabeth Duffy, Carol Boram-Hays, Cynthia Karalla, Megan Klim, Elizabeth Mackie, Katherine Mann, Penny Mateer, Chris Motley, Janet Nolan, Leslie Pontz, Beth Scher, Naomi Schlinke, Tamar Stone, Etty Yaniv, and Susannah Zucker.

The exhibition was curated by Virginia Walsh and will be on view through Saturday, January 20, 2018.

Dieu Donne Benefit in Honor of Richard Tuttle
This One's for You!

June 16, 2017 - September 16, 2017

Featuring: Macyn Bolt, Richard Bottwin, Federico Busonero, Linda Cummings, Elizabeth Duffy, Carole Freysz Gutierrez, Susan Hamburger, Marietta Hoferer, Lita Kelmenson, Zoe Keramea, Michael Kukla, Matthew Langley, Nancy Manter, Joanne Mattera, Youjin Moon, Martin Mullin, Margaret Neill, Tomomi Ono, Eung Ho Park, Frances Richardson, Louise P. Sloane, Katsumi Suzuki, Cheryl Yun 

Patterning, at the Kentler International Drawing Space

with Grace DeGennaro, Elizabeth Duffy, Alexander Gorlizki, Marietta Hoferer, Viviane Rombaldi Seppey, Taney Roniger, Donna Ruff, Sepideh Salehi