Neo-expressionist painter Louisa Lizbeth Chase

Louisa Lizbeth Chase (March 18, 1951 – May 8, 2016) was an American neo-expressionist painter and printmaker.
Chase was born in 1951 in Panama City, Panama.She grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.She earned her BFA from Syracuse University in 1973 and her MFA from Yale University School of Art in New Haven, Connecticut in 1975. [4] In the year of her graduation she had her first New York exhibition, at the alternative gallery Artists Space.
She taught painting at the Rhode Island School of Design from 1975–1979, and at the School of Visual Arts from 1980-1982.She is a National Endowment for the Arts grantee.





 She exhibited at the 1984 Venice Biennale. Her solo exhibitions include: Brooke Alexander Gallery (1989) The Texas Gallery in Houston (1987); Gallery Inge Baker in Cologne, Germany (1983) and others. She had solo exhibitions at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin’s Madison Art Center, and Baltimore’s Contemporary Museum. Her work was featured in group exhibitions at the New Museum, the Whitney Museum, the Rhode Island School of Design’s Museum of Art, SFMoMA, LACMA and the Brooklyn Museum.





Her work is in the collections of: the Museum of Modern Art,[7] the Metropolitan Museum of Art,[8] the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Corcoran Gallery, the Library of Congress, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Walker Art Center, the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, the Denver Art Museum, the Elvehjem Museum of Art, and the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.
Chase lived in Sag Harbor, New York. She died on May 8, 2016 in East Hampton, New York, at the age of 65.Wikipedia




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