Elizabeth Malaska (b. 1978, Portland, OR) earned her BFA from California College of the Arts and her MFA in Visual Studies from Pacific Northwest College of Art. She is a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow, as well as the recipient of a Painter’s and Sculptor’s Grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation and the Hallie Ford Fellowship from The Ford Family Foundation. Malaska’s work is in the permanent collection at the Portland Art Museum, the Schneider Musuem of Art, and the Hallie Ford Museum. Her work has been featured in Ms.Magazine, Art in America, ArtForum, and ArtMaze among others. She is represented by Wilding Cran (Los Angeles, CA) and Russo Lee (Portland, OR). The artist lives and works in Portland, OR.