Liz Ward (b. Lafayette, Louisiana, 1952) lives and works in San Antonio, Texas and Eagle Harbor, Michigan. She received a M.F.A. in painting from the University of Houston (1990) and a B.F.A. cum laude from the University of New Mexico (1982). Her paintings, drawings and prints are informed by natural history and the environmental crisis. Liz Ward’s work is included in the collections of The Menil Collection, Houston; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; University of Houston, Sugarland Campus; Blanton Museum of Art, Austin; San Antonio Museum of Art; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio; Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont; Lamar University, Beaumont; Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, amongst others. Her work has been exhibited at many of these venues as well as the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi; Galveston Arts Center; Flatbed Press, Austin; and the International Print Center, New York. Liz Ward has been recognized with a Brown Foundation Fellowship for an Artist Residency at the Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France; two Mid-America Arts Alliance/NEA Fellowships, and the Dozier Travel Award from the Dallas Museum of Art. She is a Professor at Trinity University in the Department of Art and Art History since 1999 and an Environmental Studies faculty.
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