Elise Vazelakis (b. 1958, Arizona) She has had solo exhibitions in Dubai (2012, 2014); San Francisco (2007); and has been included in group shows in New York (2018, 2006); Los Angeles (2018, 2017, 2009, 2007, 2006); Austin (2017) and Phoenix (2018), among others.  Her work is also in private and public collections including Faisaliah Resort in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

SOLO & two-person EXHIBITionS

2018 “California” Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 

2018 The Council House Art Gallery NCJW/LA, Los Angeles, CA

2016 "Woven Metal"  Laemmele NoHo, North Hollywood, CA

2014 “The Gamcha Project” Showcase Gallery, Al Quoz Dubai UAE

2012 “Hope, Joy and Survival” Tala Gallery, Al Quoz Dubai UAE

2007 “The Passion ofWomen” Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

2006 “The Dark Side of You” Carol Henry Studio, Westlake, CA


2019 “Fiber as Metaphor” Gallery Fritz, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2019 “Transformation: Fiber as Medium”, The Common Thread Gallery

2018 “Interplay”South Bay Contemporary SoLA Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2018 “World of Threads” The Gallery at Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre, Toronto, Canada

2018 Peter and Susan Barrett Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2018, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ

2018 Juanita Salazar Lowe Art Gallery, Imperial, CA

2018 "One Year of Resistance", The Untitled Space, New York, NY

2017 "StudioEleven at The Neutra". The Neutra Institute Museum and Gallery, Silverlake, CA

2017 "Out There", LAAA | Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2017 "Packed With Color", Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, Texas

2017 PCH POP UP Curated by Tracy Park, Malibu, California

2014 DIFC Art Night, Dubai International Financial Center, Dubai UAE

2014 Vantage Point Sharjah2, Sharjah UAE

2014 SIKKA Art Fair, Al Fahidi Historical District, Dubai UAE

2014 Street Art Night, Al Quoz, Dubai UAE

2009 Tom Wudl Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2007 Emeritus College Gallery Santa Monica, CA

2006 "Access: A Feminist Perspective". Rhonda Schaller Studio NYC 

2005 "Women, Words and Images", Mills Pond Gallery, St. James, NY

2005 "Earth and Fire: Works in Clay". Woman Made Gallery Chicago, IL

2004 “The Passion of Women”. Hamilton Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2005 “Live Nude Girls”. Tracy Park Gallery Santa Monica, CA

2003 McLean Gallery Malibu, CA


2014 Durrat Al Riyadh Resort and Spa in Riyadh, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

2013 Dubai Culture The City is your Canvas, JBR Dubai UAE 

2012 Dubai Culture Outdoor Art Project, Business Bay Dubai UAE 

2009 Outdoor Mural, Commissioned by the City of Malibu Michael Landon Center Malibu CA