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E l i j a h   R i v e r D i o n

www.elijah-river.com

studio@elijah-river.com


B. Nashua, NH

Resides: Portland, ME


Education

2019

BFA in Painting with Minors in Art History and Drawing, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME


Residencies, Awards, and Nominations

2019

John Muench Endowed Memorial Grant, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2018

Summer Undergraduate Residency Program, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Joseph A. Fiore Painting Prize - Cash Prize and Group Exhibition Awarded by 

juror Susan Danly, Joseph A. Fiore Art Center, Jefferson, ME

Menorca Residency Intensive, Menorca Pulsar with Jeremy Mann, Menorca, ES

2017

Nomination for the Yale Norfolk School of Art Summer Residency, Yale University, Norfolk, 

CT

Merit Exhibition Second Place Award, Juried show with Scholarship Award, Maine College of 

Art, Portland, ME


Selected Exhibitions

2019

Collect  - Invitational Group Exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, Me

2018

On the Verge - Group Exhibition at Creative Portland Gallery, Portland, ME

Summer Undergraduate Residency Program Final Exhibition - Wilkinson Gallery, New York, NY 

Collect - Invitational Group Exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, Me

Merit Exhibition, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2017

Fabricating Identity, Co-curator of group exhibition at the Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

Merit Exhibition, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

BFA Exhibition, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2016

Fata Organa, Sub1 Gallery, Portland, ME

SYL Exhibition, Zand Head Gallery, Portland, ME

BFA Exhibition, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME