Elisabeth Heying

Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Painting and Drawing

Elisabeth is an artist, material researcher, and educator. Her paintings explore place, landscape, and surface as records of and containers for human experience. Born in Minnesota, Elisabeth has been living and working in Chicago, IL since 2011. She received her BFA from SAIC in 2015, and is excited to complete her MFA in Painting & Drawing in 2022. Elisabeth is the director of a state of the art facility called StudioLab, where she has been educating students on how to make and use traditional and modern painting and drawing materials for six years. Elisabeth received the Roads Scholarship for Research and Travel in 2020, has presented her work in many group exhibitions throughout the Chicago area, and debuted her first solo exhibition, Ache of Erosion, at SITE Galleries in 2021.