Abridged Resume

Link to Resume, 1978 – current

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2016 Yellow Wind, Night Garden,  Acadiana Center for the Arts, Coca-Cola Studio, Lafayette, LA  
Curated by Brian Guidry
2015 Ellen Soffer: The Other Side of Yellow, Magale Library Gallery, Centenary College of Louisiana, GA    
2014 Ellen Soffer: The Shimmer Series, Peacock Gallery, Middle Georgia State College, Cochran, GA
Curated by Charlie Agnew
2012 Ellen Soffer: Eccentric Color, Magale Library, Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA
2011 Ellen Soffer: Busy Season, East Bank Gallery, Bossier Arts Council, Bossier City, LA
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Summer Group Exhibit, Mary Tomás Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Fresh, Mary Tomás Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2016 The 10th Annual Louisiana Fine Arts Showcase, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
(Curated by Lily Brooks) Catalog
  B16: Wiregrass Biennial, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL
(Curated by Dana-Marie Lemmer)
  Summer Fun, Mary Tomás Gallery, Dallas, TX  
  Abstract Nature, Marlene Yu Museum, Shreveport, LA
(Curated by Marlene Yu)
  CORE II, Mary Tomas Gallery, Dallas, TX
(Curated by Ashley Tatum)
2015 Starting Small, CENTRAL BOOKING, New York, NY
Curated by Danielle Grega
  CHAOS!!!, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX  
  The 9th Annual Louisiana Fine Arts Showcase, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
Curated by Dale Newkirk    Catalog
  Longview Museum of Fine Arts East Texas Regional Artists Exhibit, Longview, TX
Curated by Renee Hawkins
  Flying Colours, Artport, Shreveport Regional Airiport, Shreveport, LA  
2014 9th Annual Texas Artist Coalition Juried Membership Exhibit, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
Juried by Judy Tedford Deton
  27th September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA
Juried by James Michalopoulos   Catalog
  2014 Benefit for BalletX, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia PA
 Invitational Benefit Exhibit
  Colorfields, Liz London’s Art Gallery, Dallas, TX (Two person exhibition, Ellen Soffer and Bereniche Aguiar)  
  The 8th Annual Louisiana Fine Art Showcase, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammon, LA
Curated by Dale Newkirk   Catalog
  Art Exhibition II, Norsworthy Fine Art Gallery, Shreveport, LA  
  29th Annual International Exhibition, The Meadows Gallery, The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX
Juried by Dean Daderko
2013 Triplets, The Small Gallery, Dallas, TX
     Curated by Rita Barnard
  Working It Out, The Painting Center, New York, NY Catalog
     Curated by Mona Brody, Alyce Gottesman, and Jo Ann Rothchild
  BallexX Benefit Exhibit, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Invitational Benefit Exhibit
  Picturing Prose and Poetry, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia PA  
  Delta, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX  
  Exotica, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
 Juried by Ellen Owens
  8th Annual Texas Artist Coalition Juried Membership Exhibit, Fort Worth, TX
Juried by Kenneth Craighead
  Critical Mass, Artspace, Shreveport, LA  
2012 Bona Fide 2!, Artspace, Shreveport, LA  
  Yuletide Treasures, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA  
  7th Annual Texas Artist Coalition Juried Membership Exhibit, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX
Juried by Sue Norwood-Flynn
  25th September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA
Juried by Linda Stein, Catalog
  ArtPort-Paired, Shreveport Regional Airport, Shreveport, LA, Catalog  
  Summer in the City, DaVinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA  
  Trans-, 2012 Membership Exhibit, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX  
2011 Meltdown! 2011 Membership Exhibit, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX  
  Refresh, P’s Gallery, Longview, TX  
  Surface, The Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery, Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA (Group show of three artists: Ellen Soffer, Brett Anderson and Dennis Sopczynski)
Curated by Margaret Nowling
  Going with the Flow, P’s Gallery, Longview, TX  
  Impromptu, Artspace, Shreveport, LA  
Selected Bibliography  
  Camplin, Todd, “FRESH at Mary Tomás Gallery,”, May 5, 2017.  
  Corbin, Michael K., “Ellen Soffer: Close-Up Particles,”, April 1, 2017.   
  Camplin, Todd, “Ellen Soffer,”, July 31, 2015.  
  Marszalek, Norbert, “The WIP Project” What is Painting? Featuring Ellen Soffer,”  Neoteric Art, March 20, 2015.  
  Bath, Alison, “Bold abstracts, color hallmark of artist’s work,” The Shreveport Times, December 11, 2014: 7C.  
  Studio Visit, Volume 25, 2014, Juried by Trevor Richardson.  
  Statman, Jan, “Scene,” Interview on Longview and Kilgore Texas Cable TV, Longview, Texas, April/May 2014.  
  Statman, Jan, “Artist’s Interview, Ellen Soffer,” Piney Woods Live, December 2013.  
  Whitehead, Mike, “The Creative Class,” SB Magazine, July 2013: 46-49.  
  Hasten, Karl, “‘Centered,’ Soffer’s passion for art spreads from palette to canvas,” City Life, May 2013: 43 (Fiarchild, Lora, untitled photo, 2013.)  
  Demerath, Loren, interview on Better Shreveport, KSCL 91.3 FM, November 5, 2012.  
  Klein, Sheri, “Interview with artist Ellen Soffer,” Jewish Art Education, August 12, 2012.  
  Studio Visit, Volume 18, 2012, Juried by Trevor Richardson.  
  Bolger, Monica, “Art exhibit on campus showcases unique art,” The Renegade Rip (Bakersfield College), September 21, 2011  
  Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery, “Surface,” August 2011.  
  Marszalek, Norbert, “Interview with Ellen Soffer,” Neoteric Art, April 17, 2010.  
Selected Lectures    
  Artist Talk, Understanding Art Class, Bossier Parrish Community College, Bossier City, LA, 2012  
  Artist Talk, “Second Northwest LA Artists’ Triennial,” Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College, Shreveport, LA, 2010  
  The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA  
  Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, TX  
  University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA  
1983 MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL  
1981 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME  
1981 BFA with Honors, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA