AFFILIATIONS
Designer at Learn to Live Global
Design Associate at the National Organization of Minority Architects Louisiana Chapter
Collective Member and Artist at Staple Goods Gallery
Designer at Mathes Brierre Architects

CONTACT
elizabethcandicechen[at]gmail[dot]com

PROJECT INFORMATION - SCULPTURE AND INSTALLATION

ritual reunion
Staple Goods Gallery | New Orleans, Louisiana
August 2016
Source material: panorama photos taken on an iphone 6 on an Alaska Carnival Cruise
printed transparency,threaded rod, steel rod, clear plastic straws

YYNN
Staple Goods Gallery | New Orleans, Louisiana
January 2015
Source material: google street view screen captures
transparency, permanent marker, fishing line, crimps, threaded rod
Photo credit: Patrick Niddrie

yy
Staple Goods Gallery | New Orleans, Louisiana
October 2014
mirror mylar, fishing line, crimps

nondescript landscapes
Le Mieux Galleries | New Orleans, Louisiana
November 2013
source material: Armstrong, Richard, 20 February 2002, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, United States Department of Agriculture, http://emu.arsusda.gov/snowsite/default.html
Public Domain license
inkjet on transparency, threaded rod, fishing line
Photo credit: Patrick Niddrie

imperfect universal ideal
Le Mieux Galleries | New Orleans, Louisiana
November 2013
source material: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, N.d, NASA Multimedia, http://www.nasa.gov/multimediahttp://emu.arsusda.gov/snowsite/default.html Public Domain license
inkjet on transparency, embroidery thread, fishing line, crimps
Photo credit: Patrick Niddrie

false archetype as infinity
Le Mieux Galleries | New Orleans, Louisiana
November 2013
source material: Rorschach inkblot test # I, IV, VI and VII
inkjet on transparency, threaded rod, fishing line
Photo credit: Patrick Niddrie

deer
The Aquarium Gallery | New Orleans, Louisiana
January 2013
The Community Printshop | New Orleans, Louisiana
April 2015
Jacob Martin | Lighting
transparency, embroidery thread, fishing line, crimps, acrylic, blacklight
Photo and video credit: Patrick Niddrie

this is how you lose a glacier
Staple Goods Gallery | New Orleans, Louisiana
mirror mylar, embroidery thread, 2-way mirror acrylic, threaded rod
October 2012

Rorschach, mirror, shark
Le Mieux Galleries | New Orleans, Louisiana
June 2012
source material: Rorschach inkblot test # I, IV, VI and VII
mirror mylar, fishing line, threaded rod

earth, satellite, sun
Staple Goods Gallery | New Orleans, Louisiana
February 2012
source material:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab
"Stereo Watches the Active Sun"
Rendered animation/video
Public Domain license
transparency, permanent marker, threaded rod, fishing line

wire
Staple Goods Gallery | New Orleans, Louisiana
September 2011
Copper speaker wire is systematically folded. An added variable of the folder's levels of anxiety and confidence affects the form of the folds.
copper speaker wire, copper arc wire, copper crimps
contact artist for pricing

flora, fauna, landscape, shark
Prospect 2 | Satellite Show
The Aquarium Gallery | New Orleans, Louisiana
October 2011
transparency, permanent marker, threaded rod, fishing line

Vockah Redu
Spring Fling | benefit performance for BreakOUT
Model/dancer: Vockah Redu | New Orleans, Louisiana
April 2012
Photo credit: Ted Morée
HDPE sheets, grommets, masonry cord, spray paint

systemics of super saturation
with Arthur Terry
DesCours | American Institute of Architects
Historic abandoned Krauss Retail Store | New Orleans, Louisiana
December 2010
300 bottles full of fizzy water are suspended from a twine infrastructure. Plaster and water are poured below. The fizzy water bottles are injected with pink dye and hung upsidedown with slowly wicking corks and the two topographies (wicking bottles above, and setting plaster below) form a new landscape.

PROJECT INFORMATION - ARCHITECTURE AND PLACEMAKING

WATER CATCHMENT SYSTEM
Bunaken School | Bunaken, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
July 2015
as part of Learn to Live Global
Yanti Turang, Director and Founder of Learn to Live Global
Oliver MacLatchy, Construction Manager also of Wood Melbourne
Heath McIvor, Project Manager also of Sammy J and Randy
Elizabeth Chen, Architect
Christian Rau, Translator
Manus Tambaru, Lead Contractor
Yansen Edon, Carpenter
Simon Bawoel, Carpenter
Harnold Reinsen, Carpenter
Alo Aristi, Translator
Lee Henderson, Builder
Art created by Young Audiences Charter School second graders led by Mary Rooney
Untreated mirante wood, corrugated roofing, printed acrylic, fiberglass tanks

OUTDOOR PUPPET THEATER
Young Audiences Charter School | Gretna, Louisiana
August 2015
Richard Rogers, Construction Manager, Contractor, Broadmoor, LLC
Mary Logan Rooney, Organizer, Coordinator, Young Audiences Charter School
Folwell Dunbar, Coordinator, Young Audiences Charter School
Elizabeth Chen, Architect
Painted and treated lumber, colored acrylic

OUTDOOR CLASSROOM
Fayston Elementary School | Fayston, Vermont
July 2014
Led by Steve Badanes, Jim Adamson and Bill Bialosky
Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Design for Public Interest workshop
Team: Elizabeth Chen, Emma Costello, Leilia Evans, AJ Feldman, Sayer Houseal, Fatema Maswood, Kelly Murphey, Cindy Raupp, Drew Roeder, Kat Rossi, Danny Snyder
Photo credit: Emma Costello
Untreated wood, corrugated fiberglass roofing