Conversation with Elizabeth Vorlicek


Elizabeth Vorlicek is an artist, sculptor, ceramists and arts educator. Elizabeth holds a BFA and MFA from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She is a member of the Washington Sculptors Group and has exhibited extensively on a local as well as national level. Currently she teaches art at Episcopal High School in Alexandria and is Gallery Director of the Angie Newman Johnson Gallery at the school’s Ainslie Arts Center.

In her studio practice, Elizabeth mines her day to day experience, her love of nature and art history with sensitivity and dedication. Our discussion follows her creative practice from her experiences as a child of artists  into this time.

Learn more about Elizabeth on her blog Artist Statement and follow her on Instagram at @lizvorlicek 

Link to Conversation with Elizabeth Vorlicek 

Resources to artists discussed in podcast with Elizabeth Vorlicek 

Constantin Brancusi

Marcel Duchamp

Robert Arneson

Marilyn Levine

Ekphrastic poetry writing resource from the Smithsonian

Perry Epes

The poet that Vorlicek worked with in English and art collaborations

Kamisaka Sekka

Kamisaka Sekka (神坂 雪佳, 1866–1942) was an important artistic figure in early twentieth-century Japan. Born in Kyoto to a Samurai family, his talents for art and design were recognized early. He eventually allied himself with the traditional Rinpa school of art. Wikipedia,+philadelphia+museum+of+art

Shakerag Workshops at St. Andrew’s Sewanee School

Christel Dillbohner

Rudolf Staffel