Elizabeth Maugans

462 Fordham Parkway Bay Village, Ohio 44140
216.570.0324 lizmaugans@gmail.com


1992  Masters of Fine Arts/Printmaking, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI.s

1989  Bachelors of Fine Arts/Printmaking & Painting, Kent State University, Kent, OH.


1995-2008  Publisher, Collective Arts Network Journal

1995-current  Co-founder, Zygote Press: Inc-non for profit printmaking studio/gallery in Cleveland

2006-current  Executive Director, Zygote Press

2006-current  Adjunct Faculty Printmaking, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland

2007-2009  Drawing Faculty, Co-taught majors with Troy Richards, Cleveland Institute of Art

2006-current  Adjunct Faculty, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH

2004-2009  Adjunct Faculty-Printmaking and Drawing, Kent State University

1998-2002  Faculty-Printmaking and Drawing, Cuyahoga Community College (Metro), Cleveland

1998-2002  Art Educator, Cleveland Public Schools, Summer Literacy Program


2013  Obsessive Intricacies, Zygote Press

2012  The Unbearable Lightness, Sullivan Gallery, BayArts, Bay Village, OH

2011  The Black Balloon: A retrospective of Tony Bartholomew, Zygote Press

2011  IMPACT: The Collected Works of Craig Lucas, Zygote Press Gallery, Cleveland, OH.

2010  I of the Text, The Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH

2009  Trifold, Morgan Conservatory Gallery, Cleveland

2008  Camp Out, Zygote Press

2007  Revive, Zygote Press

2006  New Artists in the Mix Machine, co-curator, Heights Ats, Cleveland Hts., OH.

2005  Zygote Collects: Inside Members Collections, Zygote Press

2003  Preliminary Inventories, co-curator, Zygote Press

2000  Gut Reactions: works on paper, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH

1999  First Ohio Print Biennial, Virginia Foley Gallery, Beck Center for the Arts, Lakewood, OH

Exhibitions *denotes solo/two person shows

An expanded resume beyond 2009 is available with exhibition and activities that date back to post graduate work.


2005-07  ArtZreach- Drawing It Out, Artist in Communities Grant,
Ohio Arts Council-working with women clients after detention introducing arts experiences while in rehabilitation

1999  Reverend Albert Portfolio, Project Proposal Grant, Ohio Arts Council

2002  Public Billboard Project, AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland and The City of Cleveland

2000  Individual Artist Fellowship, Ohio Arts Council

1991  William H. Daisley Awards Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art

Panels/Related Activities



PNC Smart Home, Cleveland Natural History Museum, Special Project, University Circle, OH

Cleveland State University, Cleveland

Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield Village, OH

CARTA, Cleveland Arts Association, Cleveland

BF Goodrich Corporate Headquarters, Charlotte, North Carolina

California State University, Longbeach, California

Colgate University, Hamilton, Ohio

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, New Jersey

Oregon Art Institute, Portland, Oregon

The Print Club of Albany, Albany, New York

Vern Riffe Center for Government and Art State Building, Columbus, OH.

Zygote Press Archives, Cleveland, OH.

Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH.

Web Archives

Red Dot Project, www.reddotproject.org





Art Cares, AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland, Planned Parenthood, America Scores (poetry workshops for Cleveland School children),
Kent State University, Octavofest, FAVA, Visual AIDS, BayARTS, Morgan Conservatory, SPACES, Heights Arts, Cleveland Arts Prize,
Ingenuity Festival and Zygote Press.

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