Curriculum Vitae


Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

M.F.A. Painting/Drawing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

B.F.A. Painting/Drawing, Summa Cum Laude, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

2006 – 2007
Academie Minerva, Hanzehogeschool, Groningen, the Netherlands



‘Joy, and Other Feats of Strength,’ Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO

‘I’m Never Coming Home (INCH) A Comma Collaboration,’ WhiteSpec, Atlanta, GA

Show in small neighborhood gallery boxes through Tiger Strikes Asteroid GVL/ UNC Asheville, Asheville, NC


‘Artists-in-Residence Exhibition,’ Patton-Malott Gallery at Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, CO

‘Collective Health,’ Collar Works, Troy, NY

‘Flat File 2’, Camayuhs, Atlanta, GA


‘That Feeling When,’ solo show at Channel to Channel, Nashville, TN

‘Main Squeeze, Paintings by Eleanor Aldrich’, solo show at the University of North Georgia, GA

‘The Soft State of Custodia,’ two-person show with Barbara Weissberger at Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA


‘Hystrionics’, two person show, Unrequited Leisure, Nashville, TN

‘CUSTODIA’, solo collaboration with with Barbara Weissberger, CforCourtside, Knoxville, TN

‘On Singing the Body Formless and Electric’, curated by Lisa Alembik, White Space, Atlanta, GA

‘Main Squeeze’, solo show, Channel to Channel, Nashville, TN

‘The Serpent’s Quarters’, solo show, Bad Water, Knoxville, TN


‘Painting in the 21st Century’, curated by Steven Henry Madoff, Site:Brooklyn, New York, NY

‘The Listening Body’, Book Club Gallery, New Orleans, LA

‘Summer Heat’, Ortega y Gasset Projects, New York, NY

‘Strange-Making’, Apothecary Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

‘Drawing Discourse, 9th Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing’, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC

‘Shadyville’, Channel to Channel, Nashville, TN

‘Irons in the Fire’, solo show. Paul V. Hamilton Center for the Arts at Lincoln Memorial University, Cumberland Gap, TN

‘A Soft Slouch, A Rigid Splint’, Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE

‘Dirty Work’, collaborative exhibition with Barbara Weissberger, University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, PA

‘Non-Prophet’, solo show, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

‘Denisovans’, solo show, Channel to Channel, Nashville, TN

‘mysterious flight of the peacock’, curated by Mike Calway-Fagen, LOCATE Arts & Coop Gallery, Nashville, TN

‘Hive and Double’, solo collaboration with with Barbara Weissberger, Grin, Providence, RI

‘OCDC’, solo show, Zach Searcy Projects, Knoxville, TN

‘On the Fence Finish Flag’, curated by Joshua Bienko, Ortega y Gasset Projects, New York, NY

‘Name It by Trying to Name It: Open Sessions 2014-15,’  (collaborative work with Barbara Weissberger), The Drawing Center, New York, NY

‘PhAb Now!’ (collaborative work with Barbara Weissberger), Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA

‘Fruits of Our Labor; Chew, Screw, Glue,’ curated by Kevin Frances, Grin, Providence, RI,

‘Bright Gray,’ Fluorescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN

‘Re/Creation,’ Solo exhibition, Find and Form Gallery, Boston, MA

‘Staring at the Sun,’ curated by Craig Drennen, Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA

‘ACTION + OBJECT + EXCHANGE’, Open Sessions Exhibition, the Drawing Center, New York, NY

‘Out-of-Towners’,Satellite Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV

‘Cannon Fodder,’ Curated by Craig Drennen, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

‘FEED 2013,’ Curated by Sarah Eckhardt and Corin Hewitt, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

‘Ground Control,’ Solo Exhibition, Fluorescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN

‘Painting Show’, Curated by Em Rooney, Bermont Lab, Skowhegan, ME

‘Object, Object, Item, Space’, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, Knoxville, TN

Selected Bibliography:


Burnaway Magazine, Nov. 2020, Reviews, That Feeling When: Eleanor Aldrich at Channel to Channel, Nashville” by Joe Nolan

Nashville Scene, Nov. 19, 2020, Arts and Culture, “Eleanor Aldrich is Formal and Mysterious at Channel to Channel” by Joe Nolan, Oct. 2020, Bunker Review Essay, “Reverent Mundane, questioning kinship and care” by Anna Mirzayan, April 2020, On the Wall, “Art History In Action: 7 Contemporary Artworks That Reference The Revered”

Art in America, June 2019 Reviews p. 111-112, “Eleanor Aldrich, Nashville at Channel to Channel”., March 2019 Critic’s Picks, “Nashville, Eleanor Aldrich, Channel to Channel”.

Burnaway Magazine, March 2019, “Main Squeeze: Eleanor Aldrich at Channel to Channel, Nashville”.

Nashville Scene, March 28, 2019 Features, “Amelia Briggs and Eleanor Aldrich Prove that Texture is Cool”. 

Questionable Taste Levels, a solo artist book produced by Locate Arts and Extended Play Press

Glassblock (a web magazine based in Pittsburgh, PA), Jan. 2017, “Studio Visit: Barbara Weissberger and Eleanor Aldrich”.

Burnaway Magazine, Sept. 2016 Art Review, “Eleanor Aldrich at Channel to Channel in Nashville”.

Catalog for Hive and Double at GRIN.

Catalog for Fruits of Our Labor; Chew, Screw, Glue. Guest curated by Kevin Frances at GRIN.

Number, Eighty One, Winter 2015, “Lazy Susan,” p. 18.

2014, May 2014 Critic’s Picks, “Atlanta, Staring at the Sun, Saltworks

Burnaway Magazine, May 2014, “Four Women Dazzle in ‘Staring at the Sun’”

New American Paintings, Book Art Press, No. 100, South Issue


Artist-in-Residence, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, CO (Fall 2021)

Co-Director of CforCourtside, an artist run space in Knoxville, TN (2018-2020)

Resident Artist, Hambidge Center, GA (2018)

Visiting Artist, Florida State University and Artist-in-Residence for Comma (2018)

Official Advisor for LOCATE Arts (2016-2018)

Participant in the Drawing Center’s Open Sessions (2014-16)

Fellow at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts (Oct. 2015)

Adjunct Professor of Art, University of Tennessee (2013, 2015, 2018, 2019), Walters State Community College (2014, 2019, 2020), Roane State Community College (2013, 2014)

Founding member of the Vacuum Shop Studios, Knoxville, TN (2013)