Elizabeth McCord
1914-2008
1914- 2008

Exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1994

E. McCord American Abstract Painter- A Retrospective Work 1940-1990,

Bryce Bannatyne Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1973

Elizabeth McCord Newman, Venice Library, Venice, California

1955

Santa Monica High School Art Gallery, Santa Monica, California

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

1996

California Focus, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

Assemblage and Collage, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1995

Crossing Currents, a Decade of Collecting, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

Post-Surrealism, Abstraction and Fantasy, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1994

Exhibit, Ojai Center for the Arts, Ojai, California

 1979

Collage Exhibition, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

1978

Intense Exciting Color, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

Assemblage, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

1997

Holiday Exhibition, Los Angele Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

Hard Edge Painting Today, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

1975

Geometric Art, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

1974

Southern California Artists You Should Know, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

1971

A Gift of Color, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

1970

New Work by California Artists, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

1969

Small Paintings, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

Love – A Delicate Subject, Los Angeles Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

1967

New Faces, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

New Work, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

1965

My Favorite, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

1964

Earth, Sky, and Sea, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

Twenty-Eighth Annual Art Exhibition, Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce, Santa Paula, California

1962

Landscape in Contemporary Watercolors, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

The Return to Earth – The Contemporary Landscape, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

1960s

The Still Life, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

Non Figurative Art, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

Naturalism, Los Angeles Art Association Galleries, Los Angeles, California

1960

Eighth All City Outdoor Art Festival, The Los Angeles Municipal Art Department, Los Angeles, California

1959

Fourteenth Annual Newport Harbor Art Festival, Newport Harbor High School, Newport, California

Seventh All City Outdoor Art Festival, The Los Angeles Municipal Art Department, Los Angeles, California

All California Art Exhibition, The Fine Arts Gallery, National Orange Show, San Bernadino, California

1958

Holiday Show, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

The Still Life in Comtemporary Art, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

Abstract Art, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

Holiday Exhibition, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

The Landscape in Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

1957

Ladies First, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

Abstract Art, Los Angeles Art Associaiton, Los Angeles, California

1956

Art in Architecture Exhibit, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Art Exhibit, American Association of University Women, Santa Monica City College, Santa Monica, California

1955

The Distaff Side, The Santa Monica Art Gallery, Santa Monica, California

Art Exhibit, American Association of University Women, Santa Monica City College, Santa Monica, CA

Some Coast Area Artists: 1, The Santa Monica Library Art Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1954

Art Exhibit, American Association of University Women, Santa Monica City College, Santa Monica, California

1952

Six Women Exhibit, Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1951

1st Opening Exhibition (Bistram, Elise, Feitelson, Henderson, McCord, Merrild),

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

6 Portable Murals, The Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

Painting in the USA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

Eleventh Annual Art Exhibition, Chaffey Community Art Center, Rancho Cucamonga, California

Contemporary Painting in the United States Annual Exhibition, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

1950

Exhibits included Elizabeth McCord, Helen Lundeberg, A.S. Weiner, Lorser Feitelson, Beverly Fairfax Jewish Community Center, Los Angeles, California

1949

Some Artists You Should Know, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California

Fischinger – McCord Show, Art Center School of Design, Pasadena, California

1948

54th Annual Exhibition, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

Annual Exhibition, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, California

Twelfth Annual Watercolor Exhibition, San Francsisco Art Association, San Francisco Art Museum, San Francisco, California

Drawing – Annual, Oakland Art Museum, Oakland, California

1946

Paintings, Boris Deutsch Gallery, Downey, California

1940

WPA Paintings, National Museum, Washington D.C.

North Mississippi Valley Artists, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois

Paintings, Wadsworth Atheneum WPA Easel Projects, Hartford, Connecticut

Forty-Fourth Annual Exhibition Artist of Chicago and Vicinity, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois

1938

WPA, Donald Vestal Puppet Project, Natural History Museum Washington D.C., Washington, D.C.

 

Selected Bibliography

1996

‘California Focus/From the Director’, Long Beach Museum of Art Quarterly, Long Beach Museum of Art, August 16, 1996.

‘California Focus, Long Beach Museum of Art’, Los Angeles Times, August 16, 1996.

‘California Focus, Long Beach Museum of Art’, Long Beach Museum of Art Quarterly, Summer, 1996.

1995

‘Crossing Currents’, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach Museum of Art Quarterly, Autumn, 1995.

1987

‘Bigger Canvas for LA Art’ (photo), Los Angeles Times, October 20, 1987.

1975

The Los Angeles Contemporary Art Journal, mentioned on page 17, April-May, 1975.

1968

Donation of painting to new Frostig Building from June Wayne, The Marianne Frostig Newsletter, August, 1968.

1964

‘Earth, Sky, and Sea, Landscape in Contemporary Art, LA Art Association’, Beverly Hills Times, September 11, 1964.

1959

Peter Plagens, ‘Soft Touch of Hard Edge’, The LA Institute of Contemporary Art Journal, April – May 1959.

1956

‘The Landscape in Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Art Association’, Los Angeles Times, November 18, 1956.

‘Art in Architecture, Municipal Arts Department’, Los Angeles Times, May 20, 1956.

1955

Stanton MacDonald-Wright, ‘Art News from Los Angeles’, Art News, October, 1955.

1951

Cover photo, Los Angeles Times Home Magazine, November 11, 1951.

‘6 Portable Murals’, Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles Times, May 13, 1951.

1950

‘Beverly-Fairfax Jewish Community Center’, Los Angeles Times, March 19, 1950.

‘Oskar Fischinger/McCord Exhibition, LA Art Center’, Los Angeles Times, March 19, 1950.

1949

‘Oskar Fischinger/McCord Exhibition, LA Art Center’, Art News, December, 1949.

‘Oskar Fischinger/McCord Exhibition, LA Art Center’, Los Angeles Times,

November 13, 1949.

‘Oskar Fischinger/McCord Exhibition, LA Art Center’, Citizen News, November 5, 1949.

1940

Calendar produced by United American Artists of Chicago, Chicago Sunday Times, December 8, 1940.

1938

Image featuerd on the Hull House Theatre Program cover, Jane Addams Hull House, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Acquisitions

2011

‘Cornucopia’ (1961), Permanent collection, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

1995

‘Big Pink (1950)’, Permanent Collection, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

1968

‘Painting’ donated for permanent display by June Wayne, The Marianne Frostig Center of Educational Therapy, Los Angeles, California