EDS Projects is an archive of visual art exhibitions and curatorial projects—past, present, and future—organized by independent curator, Liza Statton.
Liza Statton is an independent curator based in Melbourne, Australia. Before relocating to Australia from the U.S. in 2011, Ms. Statton served as the Gallery Director/Curator at Artspace located in New Haven, CT, nearby Yale University, where she organized solo and group exhibitions that included emerging artists living and working in the Eastern United States. From 2008-2010, Ms. Statton commissioned over ten new works of art for exhibitions at Artspace, ranging from experimental performance works to site-specific public sculpture.
Before joining Artspace, Ms. Statton served as the first Eugene V. Thaw Curatorial Fellow at SITE Santa Fe, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and previously, as a curatorial assistant at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Ms. Statton was involved with the production and organization of major exhibitions at both organizations including the seventh SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Lucky Number Seven (SITE Santa Fe, 2008); the first major U.S. retrospective on pioneering new media artist Steina Vasulka, Steina: 1970-2000,(SITE Santa Fe, 2008); Stephen Bush: Gelderland (SITE Santa Fe, 2007); Kamrooz Aram: Realms & Reveries (MASS MoCA, 2006); Life After Death: New Leipzig Paintings from the Rubell Family Collection (MASS MoCA, 2005); Cai Guo Qiang: Inopportune (MASS MoCA, 2004).
A graduate of the Williams College Master’s in the History of Art program, Ms. Statton has contributed essays and articles to art publications and exhibition catalogs, and has served as adjunct faculty for the Department of Visual Arts at the University of New Haven.