ELANA MARTE ADLER                                                                                                                                           3537 S WESTERN BLVD, APT. 5,CHICAGO, IL 60609

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2017 MFA Fiber Material Studies, School of the Arts Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2008 BFA Textiles, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2006 Mexico Travel Course, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Cultural introduction focused in anthropological and archaeological studies and the investigation of distinct              vegetation and landscape throughout different Mexican environments.


2018-2019 Jewish Artists Fellowship, Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, Chicago, IL (upcoming)

2018 Monson Art Residency, Monson, ME (upcoming)

2017-2018 Hatch Projects Resident, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL

2016 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2016 Summer Conference at Haystack Mountain School, Deer Isle, ME

2015 The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

2014 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT


2018 Colossal Gap, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL

         Disentangled, Borderline Art Collective, San Fransisco, CA (upcoming)

        Egresswasm 3, Chase Public, Cincinnati, OH (upcoming) 

         Dangerous Professors, Flatland Gallery, Houston, TX 

         Gold, Aspect/Ratio, Chicago, IL (upcoming)

         Memory Palace, Circle Contemporary/ Arts of Life Inc., Chicago, IL

2017 MFA Show, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL

        Homemakers of Tomorrow, Silent Funny, Chicago, IL

        Calicornicopia 6, Calico Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2016 Can You Spit On Someone You Love, Good Lil’ Base, Chicago, IL

         Films For Ecstasy, Leroy Neiman Center, Chicago, IL

        Value In Flux, exhibition and lecture, Sharp Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL

2015 Uncanny Home of our Imagination, Nave Annex Gallery, Summerville, MA

         For the Love of the Liminal, exhibition and lecture, Sharp Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL

        Calicornicopia 4, Calico Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

        Correspondence, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

2014 Calicornicopia 3, Calico Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

         ArtVsCraft, Wyckoff Starr, Brooklyn, NY

        Windows 14, Northern-Southern, Austin, TX

        Shape Scapes, curator and artist, Brooklyn, NY

        Inaugural Show, Harbor Gallery, New York, NY

        Uncertain Landscapes, Wyckoff Starr, Brooklyn, NY

2013 All Together Now, Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY

         Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY

        To Preserve + Protect, Booklyn Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

        Static, Calico Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

        Artspace64: Natural Elements, Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

2012 Calicornipoia, An Exhibition of Small Works, Calico Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

         Year Two: A Postcard Exhibition, Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY

         Garden Chase, Wyckoff Starr, Brooklyn, NY

         Exhibit B, Calico Gallery, Brooklyn NY

        Potluck Art Series, Goforaloop Gallery and Studios, San Fransisco, CA

        Exquisite Show, curator and artist, Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY

        Obsessions, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY

        Early Works, four pieces on view 2005-2012, Hospital of Special Surgery, New York, NY

2011 You are my duchess, A Personal Anthology (May 2009-January 2011), Wyckoff Starr, Brooklyn NY

2010 From the Tongue, Lotus Salon and Gallery, New York, NY

2008 Senior RISD Textiles Exhibition, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

          Senior RISD Textiles Exhibition, Carr House, Providence, RI

2007 Textiles Triennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI



2014 Gringa convitiro los pirops en arte, Rodrigo Castillo, March 6, Las Ultimas Noticias

7 Creative, Provocative Responses to Street Harassment , Flannery Dean, November 5, FLARE, (http:// www.flare.com/culture/7-creative-provocative-responses-to-street-harassment/ )

Reducing Street Harassment To ‘Women’s Work,’ Emanuella Grinberg, October 29, CNN, ( http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/28/living/elana-adler-duchess-samplers/)

Artist Cross Stitches Catcalls, Lorraine Rubio, October 27, ArtNet, ( http://news.artnet.com/in-brief/artist-cross-stitches-catcalls-141460)

Brooklyn Artist Transforms Catcalls Into Cross Stitch, Vanessa Haughton, October 23, New YorkObserver, (http://observer.com/2014/10/brooklyn-artist-transforms-catcalls-into-cross-stitch/)

This Artist Turned Her Worst Catcalls Into Embroidery, Victoria Hoff, October 22, Elle Magazine, (http://www.elle.com/news/culture/catcall-cross-stitch-elana-adler) 

Artist Makes Disturbingly Pretty Cross Stitch Patterns Out Of Crass Catcalls, Shaun Kitchener, October 22, Entertainment Wise, ( http://www.entertainmentwise.com/news/160512/Artist-Makes-Disturbingly-Pretty-Cross-Stitch-Patterns-Out-Of-Crass-Catcalls ) 

‘Hot damn, I could feast on you’: Artists turns catcalls into needlework, Radhika Sanghani, October 22, The Telegraph, ( http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11177299/Hot- damn-I-could-feast-on-you-Artists-turns-catcalls-into-needlework.html) 

Artist Turns Catcalls Into Cringe-Inducing Cross Stitch, Mark Shrayber, October 21, Jezebel, ( http://jezebel.com/artist-turns-catcalls-into-cringe-inducing-cross-stitch-1649134854 )

14 Cross- Stitches of Catcalls One Woman Received In The Street, Jo Barrow, October19, BuzzFeed, (http://www.buzzfeed.com/jobarrow/14-catcalls-that-have-been-turned-into-stunning- embroidery#2nxcfje )

Artist Elana Adler;s “You Are My Duchess” Series Turns Catcalls Into Awesome Feminist Needlepoint Works of Art, Catie Keck, October 18, ( http://www.bustle.com/articles/44803-artist-elana-adlers-you-are-my-duchess-series-turns- catcalls-into-awesome-feminist-needlepoint-works-of)

Woman Turns The Things Scummy Guys Yell To Her On The Street Into Eye-Opening Art, Mandy Velez, October 17, (http://aplus.com/a/street-harrassment-embroidery-art-elena-alder)

Artist Embroiders Catcalls Yelled At Her In The Street For Ingenious Cross- Stitch Project, Rachel Moss, October 17, The Huffington Post UK, http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/10/17/artist-cross-stiches-catcalls-feminist_n_6002054.html)

Awesome Project: Deze Vrouw Maakt Kunst Van De Uitspraken Van Catcallers, Bente, October 17, NSMBL, (http://www.nsmbl.nl/you-go-girl-deze-vrouw-maakt-kunst-van-de- uitspraken-van-catcallers/

Feminist Artist Uses Needlework To Put Men’s Catcalls To Rest, Katherine Brooks, The HuffingtonPost,October17, ( http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/17/elana-adler_n_5999702.html?utm_hp_ref=arts) 

This Woman Turns the Disgusting Catcalls She Receives Into Beautiful and Powerful Embroideries, Jenna Mullins, October 16, E-Online, ( http://www.eonline.com/news/589164/this-woman-turns-the-disgusting-catcalls-she-receives- into-beautiful-and-powerful-embroideries)

2013 Artfinder BOS Feature Top 12 Curated Picks, Holly Shen Chavez, ( https://www.artfinder.com/story/bushwick-art-scene/ ) 

2011 The Beautification of Assault, Jason Stopa, NY Arts Magazine Vol. 17, p. 180, Summer

AWARDS Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Mamaroneck, NY Achievement Award for Excellence in the Visual and Performing Arts 2004