Elise Boulanger (she/her/hers) is an emerging artist and collaborator in Durango, Colorado.

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contact

eliseblngr@gmail.com

instagram : @liluhlise

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current employment

Curatorial Assistant at Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO
May 2021 – present

Colorado Clay Studio Assistant in Durango, CO
Winter 2021 – present

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education

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Focus in Ceramics, Minors in Art History and Anthropology
Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO
Fall 2017 – May 2021

CRLA I Certification
Fort Lewis College
Fall 2019

Andrew W. Mellon Opportunity for Diversity in Conservation Summer Workshop
UCLA / Getty Master’s Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials in Los Angeles, CA
July 2019

University Studies Abroad Consortium
Tuscia University in Viterbo, Italy
Summer 2019

Diversity Orientation Identity, Title IX Responsible Employee, Active Shooter Trainings
Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO
Fall 2018

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experience

Collections Management Intern
Center of Southwest Studies in Durango, CO
Winter 2019 – May 2021

Colorado Clay Studio Intern
Colorado Clay Studio in Durango, CO
Winter 2021 – May 2021

TA & Tutor in Art History ( STEAM Peer Educator )
Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO
Fall 2019

Gallery Preparator Intern
Fort Lewis College Department of Art & Design
Durango, CO
Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

Gallery Desk Volunteer
Durango Arts Center in Durango, CO
Fall 2018

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exhibits

Curator, Organizer, and Participant of Throughline: Student Works Inspired by the Center’s Collections
Group Exhibition in the Center of Southwest Studies Museum, Fort Lewis College. Durango, CO
Spring 2021

Participant of Interlude to Persona
Main Art Gallery at Fort Lewis College
Spring 2021

Curator and Organizer of Student Skateboard Deck Art
Group Exhibition in Reed Library and Student Union, Fort Lewis College. Durango, CO
Fall 2020

Curator and Organizer of Collaborative Amoebas
Group Exhibition in Reed Library, Fort Lewis College. Durango, CO
Spring 2019

Participant of 58th, 59th, + 60th Annual Student Juried Exhibitions
Main Art Gallery at Fort Lewis College
Spring 2019, Spring 2020

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achievements

Recipient of Ballantine Family Fund Grant for Nonprofit Organizations
Center of Southwest Studies, Winter 2021

Recipient of Mellon Foundation Grant for Research in the Humanities
Fort Lewis College, Fall 2020

Recipient of Undergraduate Student Research Grant
Fort Lewis College, Spring 2019

President of Studio Art Club, Creative Collective
Fort Lewis College, 2018 – 2020

Dean’s List
Fort Lewis College, Fall 2017 – Fall 2020

Featured in Images Literary Magazine
Fort Lewis College, 2019, 2020, + 2021

Award in Technical Accomplishment
58th Annual Student Juried Exhibition 2019

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references available upon request