b. 1984 Houston, lives and works in Brooklyn

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on view through December 20, 2019
Elizabeth Moran: Against the Best Possible Sources, Hawn Gallery, Southern Methodist University’s Hawn Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2018  Backward ran sentences until reeled the mind, Cuchifritos Gallery, New York, New York
2016  Measuring Visual Disturbances, Black Crown Gallery, Oakland, California
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


SALLY, Artpoetica, New York, New York

2019 The Artifact Labyrinth: unfixed histories and the language of transformation, Studio la Città, Verona, Italy
2019 Truth and Lies, Belfast Photo Festival, Writer's Square, Belfast, UK
2018  Record Keepers, James Madison University's Duke Hall Gallery, Harrisonburg, Virginia
2018  Somewhere down the line, there’s a fine line between a deadline and the bottom line., NARS Foundation, New York, New York
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
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


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


2019 Vermont Studio Center + Fellowship
2019 Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
2018  NARS Foundation International Artist Residency Program + Fellowship, New York, NY
2018  Wassaic Artist Residency, Wassaic, NY
2017  LES Studio Program, a program of Artists Alliance Inc., New York, NY
2015  Rayko Photo Center Artist-in-Residence Program, San Francisco, CA
2014  Photoboite's 30 Under 30 | Women Photographers
2013  Tierney Fellowship
2013  Magenta Foundation Flash Forward, Emerging Photographers (US) Winner
2012  Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship


2014  Magnum Foundation


2017–Present  Adjunct Faculty, School of Art, Media, and Technology, Parsons School of Design, The New School, New York, New York
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


2019 Visiting Artist, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
2019 Visiting Artist, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
2018  Visiting Artist, International Center of Photography (ICP) School, New York, NY
2018  "Insider Focus," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2018  CAA Conversations Podcast: Elizabeth Moran and Erica Molesworth, March 19, 2018
2018  Visiting Artist Presentation, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2017  Visiting Critic, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
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
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


Winter Garden Photograph

2019 Ellis Jones, et al, eds., “Record of Cherry Road,” The Truth and Lies Issue, VICE 26, no. 1 (February/March 2019): 46–59.
2018  "La Pornografia fa Scuola," Internationale, no. 1244 (February 23, 2018): 38–46.
2017  "Elizabeth Moran," YIELD, no. 5 (February 2017): 30–39.
2016  Pierre-François Galpin and Lily Siegel, eds., From Generation to Generation: Inherited Memory and Contemporary Art (San Francisco: Contemporary Jewish Museum, 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  Mary Ann 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  Liz Glass, "Open Studio," ArtSlant, April 8, 2012 (link).