b. 1984 Houston, lives and works in San Francisco
2014 MA Visual & Critical Studies, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California
2013 MFA California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California
2007 BFA (magna cum laude) Photography + Imaging, New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York
SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016 Measuring Visual Disturbances, Black Crown Gallery, Oakland, CA
2015 Elizabeth Moran & Paccarik Orue, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, California
2014 Record of Cherry Road, New York University's Gulf & Western Gallery, New York, New York
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 From Generation to Generation: Inherited Memory and Contemporary Art, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California
2015 Too Close to Home, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, California
2015 (Im)materiel, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California
2015 Embodied Place: Observations & Notations, Sierra Nevada College's Holman Arts & Media Center, Incline Village, Nevada
2014 International Photo Festival Leiden, exhibiting with Photoville New York, Leiden, Netherlands
2014 Night Contact, Brighton Photo Biennial 2014, Brighton, UK
2014 Art Now, Morris Museum, Augusta, Georgia
2014 9/50 Southeast Arts Presenters Summit, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia
2013 Boundaries, University of Nebraska's Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2013 Tokyo International Photography Festival, 72 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; United Photo Industries Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2013 Cover to Cover, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California
2013 MFA Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California
2012 American Daydream, RAC Gallery, New York, New York
2012 The Collector's Eye, The Collection of Frazier King, FotoFest, Houston, Texas
2012 The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, SOMArts, San Francisco, California
2012 Corner of the World, MacArthur B Arthur, Oakland, California
2012 John Baldessari: Class Assignments, (optional), Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, California
AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS / RESIDENCIES
2015 Rayko Photo Center Artist-in-Residence Program, San Francisco, CA
2015 Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency Program, Nebraska City, NE
2014 Photoboite's 30 Under 30 | Women Photographers
2013 Tierney Fellowship
2013 Magenta Foundation Flash Forward, Emerging Photographers (US) Winner
2013 California College of the Arts Graduate All College Honors Scholarship
2012 Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship
2011 California College of the Arts Merit Scholarship
2009 CDMiConnect Grace Award
2014 Magnum Foundation & Atlantic Philanthropies
2015–2016 Visiting Faculty, Undergraduate Photography, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
2014–2016 Lecturer, Undergraduate Photography, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
2015 Instructor, Berkeley Art Studio, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
SELECTED LECTURES / VISITING ARTIST PRESENTATIONS / CRITIQUES
2016 Visiting Artist, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2015 Visiting Artist, Mills College, Oakland, CA
2014 Visiting Artist, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY
2014 Visiting Artist, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2014 “The Photograph as Evidence: Contingencies of Meaning and Mattering,” Providing Visibility, Visual and Critical Studies Spring Symposium, San Francisco, CA (link)
2014 Visiting Artist and Critic, Mills College, Oakland, CA
2014 Visiting Critic, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2013 “Correspondence 1,” Cover to Cover, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2012 “For Christopher Fife,” Open Show SF Bay Area #38, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2011 “For Christopher Fife,” Survival, Society for Photographic Education West Regional Conference hosted by Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, CA
2010 Visiting Artist, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY
2016 Pierre-François Galpin and Lily Siegel, eds., From Generation to Generation: Inherited Memory and Contemporary Art (San Francisco: November 2016): 108–113.
2015 "Readings," Harper's Magazine, (July 2015): 13.
2015 Alan Rapp, "Ten Most Exciting Photographers from the Past Year." Presentation at Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, February 11, 2015 (link).
2014 Tate Shaw, ed., The Ephemeral, (Detroit: Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, 2014): n.p.
2014 Jackson Krule, “Photographing the Invisible,” The New Yorker’s Photo Booth (blog), December 3, 2014 (link).
2014 Dan Damon, “Record of Cherry Road.” Interview with Elizabeth Moran. BBC World News Radio. November 25, 2014. (link).
2014 Jakob Schiller, “Live a Day in the Life of an Obsessive Ghost Hunter,” WIRED’s Raw File (blog), August 26, 2014 (link).
2014 David Gonzalez, “Exploring the Photographic Spirit,” The New York Times Lens Blog (blog), June 3, 2014 (link).
2014 Canbra Hodsdon, “Behind the Closed Doors of Kink.com,” Juxtapoz (blog), March 28, 2014 (link).
2014 “Elizabeth Moran,” British Journal of Photography 161, no. 7822 (March 2014): 20–21.
2013 “Sets and the City.” Marie Claire South Africa, (October 2013): 60–61.
2013 MaryAnn Camilleri, ed. Flash Forward 2013, (Toronto: The Magenta Foundation, 2013), 220.
2013 Darren Campion, “Elizabeth Moran: Staging Desire,” Paper Journal, July 9, 2013 (link).
2013 Sophia Wise, “Work Space 2 (The Armory): Elizabeth Moran,” Hotshoe (blog), May 9, 2013 (link).
2013 “The Armory,” Prism Contemporary Photography Journal, no. 10 (March/April, 2013): 32–43.
2013 Emily Kirkpatrick, “Elizabeth Moran’s Kinky Photos,” The Wild Magazine (blog), March 26, 2013 (link).
2013 Julie Ma, “A Woman Photographs Kink.com’s Custom Porn Sets,” New York Magazine’s The Cut (blog), March 22, 3013 (link).
2013 Jakob Schiller, “Porn Without the Porn,” WIRED’s Raw File (blog), March 15, 2013 (link).
2013 Anastasia Indrikova, “Kink,” Esquire Russia, (March, 2013): 146–159.
2013 Matteo Bittanti, “Elizabeth Moran’s The Armory,” WIRED Italia (blog), February 22, 2013 (link).
2012 Judy Walgren, “Elizabeth Moran on Facade as Reality,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 27, 2012 (link).
2012 Dominica Paige, “Trading Reason for Wonder,” Conveyor Magazine, no. 3 (June 2012): 32–33.
2012 Amanda Roscoe Mayo, et al., On Apology (exhibition catalogue), (San Francisco: Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, 2012): 14.
2012 Liz Glass, “Open Studio,” ArtSlant, April 8, 2012 (link).