Ellie Fritz produces large-scale works on paper and panel that combine various printmaking techniques with painting and drawing. She has exhibited in New York at Art on Paper and Miami at Context Art Fair; Art Market San francisco; Minnesota Street Project; San Francisco, California; Vulcan Gallery, Birmingham, Alabama as well as The Diego Rivera and Swell Galleries at the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI). Fritz completed both her BFA (2004) and MFA (2008) at SFAI and has received several honors, including the Spring Show Award (2004), and a Teaching Assistantship (2008). In 2008, Fritz was featured in studio visit Magazine and began working as an artist-in-residence at KALA Art Institute where she continues her printmaking studio practice today. Since 2016 she has been represented by K Imperial Fine Arts, San francisco, CA and debuted with a solo exhibition “Weight and Levity” in June 2016. She has participated in multiple group exhibitions and art fairs and has a forthcoming solo exhibition in February 2019. In addition to her studio practice, she has taught through exstension programs in San Francisco, including ACE at SFAI. In September 2018 she spent two weeks at The Alabama School of fine Arts teaching printmaking as a visiting artist. Beginning in January 2019 she will be the Artist in Residence at the Marin MOCA in Novato, California which will culminate in a solo exhibition in December of that year. Fritz lives and works in Marin County, California.



January 2017