EDUCATION

2003
University of Montana + BA Cum Laude, Photography & Printmaking Minor: Wilderness Studies

2005
TEFL Worldwide Prague + TEFL Certification, Prague, CZ

2004,06, 14 University of Pittsburgh + Beginning & Intermediate Slovak; Beginning Ukrainian


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017
36th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition juried by Kathryn Polk @ Bradley University Galleries, Peoria, IL Solo Show @ The Little Gallery, in Conjunction with Frogman's Printmaking Workshops, Omaha, NE (forthcoming)
Solo Show @ Repair the World, Pittsburgh, PA (forthcoming)
Camera Work: Dynamic Landscape @ Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
Missoula Art Museum 45th Art Auction & Exhibition @ MAM, Missoula, MT

2016
MAPC Members' Juried Exhibition, Brian Jones curator @ Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, IN Impressions @ Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
John Riegert @ SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
Yellowstone Art Museum Art Exhibition & Auction 48 @ Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
Elizabeth Claire Rose: Overview @ Pittsburgh Center for the Arts School, Pittsburgh, PA Verse Envisoned, Pittsburgh Artists & Poets @ PANZA Gallery, Millvale, PA

2015
Printmaking 2015 juried by Kim Beck @ Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Folktales & Legends: An Exhibition Without Borders @ Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
EFA RBPMW 2015 Annuall Member's Show @ Blackburn 20|20, NY, NY
RBPMW Intaglio juried by Ruth Lingen @ Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
RBPMW Intaglio juried by Ruth Lingen @ Blackburn 20|20, NY, NY
Group Exhibition @ Vagabond Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Holiday Shop @ Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Wings and Wildlife Art Show @ National Aviary, Pittsburgh, PA
Studio Tour @ Radiant Hall, Pittsburgh, PA
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

2014
Missoula Art Museum 42nd Art Auction Exhibition @ MAM, Missoula, MT
24th Annual Slovak Festival @ University of Pittsburgh, PA Holiday Shop @ Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA Beyond the Gallery Walls @ 21st Street Coffee & Tea, Strip District, Pittsburgh, PA

2013
Missoula Art Museum 41st Art Auction Exhibition @ Missoula Art Museum, MT New Works @ Noteworthy Paper & Press, Missoula, MT New Works @ Le Petit Outre, Missoula, MT
New Printmaking @ Riverside Cafe, Missoula, MT

2012
Plight of the Pollinators @ Blue Horse Arts & Flanders Nature Center, Watertown, CT Beyond Landscape @ Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA Missoula Made Fair / Missoula, MT Made Under the Big Sky @ Le Petit Outre, Missoula, MT Letterpress Broadsides & Etchings @ Noteworthy Paper & Press, Missoula, MT

2011
Moveable Landscapes - Artist-In-Residence Exhibition @ Artist Proof Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada The Not-So-Mini-Print Exhibition & Exchange @ Artist Proof Gallery, Calgary, AB, Canada Lessedra World Print Annual Mini Print @ Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria Missoula Art Museum 39th Art Auction Exhibition @ Missoula Art Museum, MT

2010
Collective Singular @ Core Annex Gallery, Denver, CO Celebrating Missoula Artists @ Dana Gallery, Missoula, MT Missoula Made Fair / Missoula, MT

2009
Montana Triennial @ Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

2008
World Open Art Festival @ Seoul City Museum (Kyung Hee Gung) Seoul, South Korea Art Festival @ Kwangju Design Art Center, Seoul, South Korea 25 Under 25 Up and Coming American Photographers @ Gulf & Western, School of Arts, NY, NY Pony Club Gallery Space, Portland, OR

2007
Growing and The Flight @ AVA Center, Chattanooga, TN Křížová Cesta @ Modlici Pokoj, Prague, Czech Republic Lessedra World Print Annual Mini Print @ Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2006
Growing and The Flight @ University Center Gallery, University of Montana, Missoula, MT Lessedra World Print Annual Mini Print @ Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2005
Lessedra World Print Annual Mini Print @ Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2004
Rhys Gallery, Boston, MA Lessedra World Print Annual Mini Print @ Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2003
Montana Festival of the Book @ Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT


AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2016
Emerging Artist II, grant to exhibit at Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
Three Rivers Honors Award, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
Artist Merit Grant and Invitation to attend a residency at Vermont Studio Center, Johnstown, VT
Artist Residency Fellowship, Sedona Arts Colony, Sedona, AZ
Artist Residency, Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Foundation, Red Lodge, MT (forthcoming)
Honorable Mention, Santa Fe Photography Workshop's Photography Contest “Home” Santa Fe, NM
Scholarship to attend a summer workshop at Penland School of Crafts, NC

2015
Emerging Artist, grant to exhibit at Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
Invitation, Printmaking Residency with Zea Mays Printmaking, Florence, MA
Finalist, Chilkoot Artist-In-Residence Program, AK
Finalist, Parks Canada Artist-In-Residence, NL, Canada
Finalist, Signal Fire Artist-In-Residence Program, AZ

2014
Finalist, Flight School Fellowship, Pittsburgh, PA
Ukrainian Endowment, University of Pittsburgh, Summer Language Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

2011
Printmaking Residency Fellowship with the Alberta Printmaker’s Society / Calgary, AB, Canada
Finalist, Isle Royale National Park Artist-In-Residence Program, MI

2008
Named One of 25 "Up and Coming American Photographers" /
Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC

2006
Slovak Endowment, University of Pittsburgh, Summer Language Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Finalist: Nancie Mattice Award / Nashville, TN

2004
Slovak Endowment, University of Pittsburgh, Summer Language Institute, Pittsburgh

1999-03
Top Awards / University of Montana Juried Exhibitions / Missoula, MT

1999
National American Vision Award / National Scholastic Art Competition / New York, NY
National Silver Photography Portfolio Award / National Scholastic Art Competition / NY, NY
Best of Show Awards / National Scholastic Art Competition / New York, NY

1996-99
Best of Show Awards, 10 Gold Awards, 11 Silver Awards, Ribbons, Certificates / National Scholastic Art Competition / New York, NY


PUBLICATIONS

2016
Versed Envisioned curated by Rachel Klipa and the Pittsburgh Post Gazette

2015
work included in set design for CBS films “Let It Snow”
Journal of Church and State, Oxford University Press, UK
Radar Poetry, Issue 5 & 6, Online Journal

2014
Radar Poetry, Issue 3, Online Journal
Montana Outdoors 33rd Photography Issue / Helena, MT

2013
Montana Naturalist / Missoula, MT
Montana Outdoors 32nd Photography Issue / Helena, MT

2011
Montana Outdoors 30th Photography Issue / Helena, MT

2008
25 Under 25 Up and Coming American Photographers Vol.2 / Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC.
Sage Magazine / Yale School of Forestry & Environmental, New Haven, CT

2001,2000
Missoula Independent. Missoula, MT

1999
The State Journal Register, Springfield, IL


SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016-1999
Freelance Artist: Printmaker & Illustrator
Photographer, Elizabeth Claire Rose Photography

2016-2013
Owner and operator, Potápka Press

2016
Frogman’s Printmaking Workshop, Omaha, NE - Participant: Diverse Monotypes with Koichi Yamamoto
SGCI Southern Graphics Council International Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon

2015
Monotype Workshop Instructor at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Pittsburgh, PA
Frogman’s Printmaking Workshop, Vermillion, SD - Participant: Color Intaglio with Yuji Hiratsuka & Moku Hanga with Katie Baldwin

2014
New York Foundation for the Arts Artist's Bootcamp, Pittsburgh, PA Participant

2009
Portfolio-In-Progress Reviewer Rocky Mountain School of Photography / Missoula, MT

2008
Children’s Art Club Assistant Teacher Kyiv, Ukraine

2007-2006
Art & English Teacher Rivenhill Alliance / Prague, Czech Republic

2002
Visiting Artist Minnesota Workforce / Mural Project / St. Cloud, MN
2001

Art Intern M.I.S.T. (Missoula Institute for Sustainable Transportation) / Missoula, MT Completed a mural as part of the permanent public art collection of the University of Montana

1999-1998
Assistant Teacher Arts Haven Program at Springfield Public Schools / Springfield, IL


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Southern Graphics Council International – artist member
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh – artist member, Pittsburgh, PA
Radiant Hall – artist studios member, Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Print Group – guild member, Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators – full artist member (juried)
Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop – artist member, New York, NY
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council – member
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts – current access member, Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Filmmakers – current access member, Pittsburgh, PA