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Elsabe Dixon

Elsabe Dixon
Instructor, School of Art
2050 Art and Design Building; MSN: 1C3
(703) 993-8898
dixon2@gmu.edu

Elsabe Dixon is an artist and educator whose practice includes drawing, construction, curating, installation, writing, performance, and social engagement. Dixon received her BA from Averett University: with a minor in history. In 2011 she received her MFA from George Mason University in New Media, and now teaches Foundation courses, at the School of Art – George Mason University. Dixon also works for the Glenstone Museum.

South African born, VA-based artist Elsabe Dixon uses biological life cycles of insects to investigate and rationalize her relationship with changing systems and network interfaces through audience interaction. Dixon explores the concept of sensory memory and visceral reaction through her work. She’s shown at the A.I.R. and 440 Galleries, Brooklyn NYC; the Borowsky and Nexus Galleries, Philadelphia as well as the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburg, PA. She is completed a residency at Artisphere in Rosslyn, VA.

Dixon received her BFA in Art from Averett University and her MFA from George Mason University. She has been a grant recipient for DC Arts Commission (2004), Lumen8 in Anacostia (2013) and the Chenven Foundation (2011).