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Elizabeth  Mead

Professor of Art

Office: Andrews 118
Phone: (757) 221-2533
Email: [[exmead]]
Area of Specialization: Sculpture


MFA Southern Methodist University

Academic Positions

Professor Elizabeth Mead has been a visiting artist and artist in residence at numerous distinguished institutions including The Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London, England, Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan, Carelton College, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Southern Methodist University and Burren College of Art, Co. Clare, Ireland.


Mead’s sculpture and drawings have been exhibited across the U.S. as well as in Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Portugal, and England. She has designed more than two-dozen theatrical productions including work with the internationally acclaimed Theatre de la Jeune Lune and Hidden Theater in Minneapolis, Kitchen Dog Theater in Dallas, and Foolsfury, Thick Description, The Young Conservatory and the Advanced Training program at the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) in San Francisco.

Mead curated Provisional Self: Sculpture and Drawings by James W. Sullivan at the Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas and wrote the catalog essay that accompanied the exhibition.

Fellowships and Grants

A recipient of the Japan/US Creative Artist Fellowship, Mead spent six months living and working in Japan where she explored aspects of space and dwelling as cultural identifiers in Japanese and American society and also considered recent examples of interchange and dialogue between western and eastern experiences of space. Mead pursued her investigation of the body in space by attending the Ecole Internationale de Jacques Lecoq in Paris, France.