Sheila Elias (b. 1945, Chicago)
Sheila Elias graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago and currently lives and works in Miami, Florida. She is known for her painting, photography, sculpture, installations, and collages. Her work has paralleled the evolution of technology throughout its development. From the original copy machine to today’s iPad, the influence of electronics permeates her process. Sheila’s work has been shown widely in museums and galleries throughout the United States and abroad over the past three decades, including the New York Public Library, Bass Museum in Miami Beach, and the Musee des Arts Decoratifs at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Her works are in public collections of the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL; The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL; Kunsan Contemporary Museum, Korea; Nova Scotia Museum, Nova Scotia, Canada as well as many private collections.