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artist bio

Elizabeth Rodriguez is an Artist and Teaching Artist in central Virginia. After receiving a Bachelors Degree and Teacher's License in Fine Arts from James Madison University in 2006 she began her career as an art educator, working with grades k-5 in a public elementary school. In spring of 2012 she earned a Masters in Art Education degree from Boston University. Elizabeth recently began working as a freelance teaching artist at local arts organizations and schools in Charlottesville, Virginia. In addition to creating art she also enjoys traveling, live music, reading and spending time with her husband and two rescue cats.

Elizabeth's work is inspired by a love of nature, travel and vintage materials and styles. She enjoys being about to tell the stories of different places and times through her art and help others to share their unique stories. 

 

 

 

 

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Teaching Artist CV

EXPERIENCE

Ruckersville Elementary School, Ruckersville, VA -Art Teacher

August 2006 - May 2022

Ix Art Park- Teaching Artist

​Summer 2022

EDUCATION

Boston University -Masters of Art Education

August 2010 - May 2012 Boston, MA

 

James Madison University -BS in Fine Arts with Teaching Licensure

August 2001 - May 2006 Harrisonburg, Virginia

 

Teaching Experience

Elementary Education Coordinator

The Scrappy Elephant

November 2022-Present

Lead Teaching Artist

Ix Art Park

Summer 2022

Art Teacher- Kindergarten-Fifth Grade

Ruckersville Elementary School

Aug 2006-June 2022

AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

Arte Libre Parking Spot Muralist 2022

Winchester, VA, 2022

 

Virginia Declaration of Learning Participant

 

VEA Grant Recipient-Fall 2021

Collaborative Student Created Murals

 

VEA Grant Recipient-Fall 2019

Art And Music Collaboration with Specdrums

EXHIBITIONS

Teeney Tiny Trifecta

Second Street Gallery

September 2023

This is Creative Reuse

The Scrappy Elephant

April 2023

A Night At the Movies 

Draw Charlottesville @ Violet Crown Theater

November 2022

Art Guild Of Greene Educators Show

Stanardsville, Virigina- July 2022

Practice What You Teach- October 2021

Virginia Beach Art Center, Virginia Beach Virginia


Central Virginia Art Educators Show- Feb 2020

Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Waynesboro VA

 

Art at the Mill- May 2016 and May 2018 

Burwell-Morgan Mill, Millwood Virginia

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