Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (US)
Fluentum Collection, Berlin (DE)
Fondation Galeries Lafayette, Paris (FR)
FRAC Franche-Comté, Besançon (FR)
Frac-Sud, Marseille (FR)
Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, New York (US)
Moderna Museet, Stockholm (SE)
New York Public Library, New York (US)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (US)
Statens Konstråd (Public Art Collection Sweden) (SE)
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (US)

Bryn Mawr College, PA
Walk & Talk Festival, Sāo Miguel, Azores
Artist Residency, AIR 351, FLAD grant recipient, (until March 2020), Cascais, Portugal
IASPIS, Stockholm
Artist Residency, EMPAC, Rensselaer University (US)
Artist Residency, Cites des Arts, Paris (FR)
Artist Residency, Kentucky Museum of Arts & Craft, US
Department for Marine Archaeology, Alexandria, Egypt
2011-2012 Mejan Residency, KKH, Stockholm
2007-2008 Tara, scientific research vessel, Arctic Ocean
2005-2006 The Explorers Club, New York
2001-2004 Masters of Fine Art, Hunter College, New York
2003 Summer Institute of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria
2005 The Newark Museum of Art, New Jersey
2000 Women’s Studio Workshop, New York
1998 Bachelors of Fine Arts, Marymount Manhattan College, New York

2022 Guggenheim Fellowship, Film/Video
2020 One year working grant, Swedish Art Council

Swedish Research Council project grant
2007 The Fund for Contemporary Art, Emergency Grant
2006 National Endowment of the Arts Publication Grant
The Pearlman Photography Grant
The Jerome Foundation Publication Grant
2002 The Albert Murray Trust Foundation Grant
2000 Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Grant
1999 Friends of the Hermitage Study Grant, St. Petersburg, Russia

Pratt, Brooklyn
Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania
Royal College of Art, Stockholm
Scripps College, CA
Bard Graduate Center, NYC

University of Columbus
Goldsmiths, London
Wesleyan University, CT
California College of Art and Craft, CA
Stadeschule, Frankfurt, DE
Being Singular Plural: Expansive Approaches to Personal Filmmaking,
Union Docs, Brooklyn (US)


Notes for a Cagarros Assembly
Municipal Library, Graciosa, Azores, (PT), 2023
Centro do Mar, Horta, Azores, (PT), 2023
Multiuso, Corvo, Azores, (PT), 2023
Centro Cultural do Vila Franca do Campo, Azores, (PT), 2023
A dispatch documenting rescue efforts of the Cory’s shearwater birds (cagarros) in the Azores,
Planétarium: Cartographies contemporaine, Centre Pompidou, Paris, (FR), 2022
Walk & Talk FestivalAzores, (PT), 2022

Third Reason by Alexandre Estrela, Radio Leveza

Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France, 2019
Bureau, New York, NY (US), 2018
Mt.Tremper Art, Phoenicia, New York (US), 2018

Eureka A Lighthouse Play
Bard Graduate Center,New York(US), 2022
Flaherty Seminar series, Anthology Film Archives, New York, (US), 2019
Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna, Austria, 2017
Guggenheim Museum, New York (US), 2015
EMPAC, Troy, New York (US), 2015
Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm (SE), 2015
Le Grand Café, Saint-Nazaire (FR), 2015
Cartier Fondation d'Art Contemporain, Paris (FR), 2015
Playground Festival, Leuven (BE); The Kitchen, New York (US), 2014

Reading the Deck of Tara
National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopje, 2019
FRAC-Franche-Comté (FR), 2015
Bureau@Liste, Basel (CH), 2012
Kentucky Museum of Arts & Crafts, Louisville (US), 2012
Reading the Deck of Tara, Musée Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, 2011
Reading the Deck of Tara, Bureau, New York, 2011

The Fortunetellers
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (US), 2019
Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, New York (US), 2018
Guggenheim Museum, New York (US), 2015
FRAC-Franche-Comté (FR), 2015
EMPAC, Troy, New York (US), 2015
Block Universe, London (UK), 2015
Le Consortium, Dijon (FR), 2013
The New Museum, New York (US), 2013
Grand Arts, Kansas City (US), 2012
Kunsthall Oslo–Diechmanske Library, Oslo, 2011
Paris Photo, Grand Palais, 2011
Playground Festival, Leuven, Belgium, 2011
The Fortunetellers, Le Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, 2011
Signal & Noise New Media Festival, Vancouver, 2011
Images Festival/The Power Plant, Toronto, 2011
The Fortunetellers, The Kitchen, New York, 2011
The Fortunetellers, UNT on the Square, Denton, TX, November, 2010

The Fortunetellers (excerpts and works in progress):
The Fortunetellers: Arctic Circles, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, 2011
The Fortunetellers: Arctic Circles, Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris, 2011
The Fortunetellers: Arctic Circles, Triple Canopy, New York, October, 2010
The Fortunetellers: Arctic Circles, Betonsalon, Paris, October, 2010
The Fortunetellers, ICI, Berlin, September, 2010
The Fortunetellers, CP Playhouse, Tokyo, September, 2010
The Fortunetellers: Arctic Circles, Edifying at 21/21 salon, New York, June, 2010
Edifying at Bruce High Quality Foundation University, New York, 2009
PS1 Contemporary Art/MOMA, New York, October, 2009
Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Palermo, Italy, May, 2009
Ecole Supérieure des Artes, Bruxelles, Belgium, 2009
PNCA, Portland, Oregon, 2009
Projekt 0047, Oslo, Norway, 2008

The Catalogue of the Lost
Giacometti Institute, Paris (FR), 2020
ACAF/Jesuit Center, Alexandria (EG), 2012
Fondation Entreprise Ricard, Paris, Dec 9, 2011
FIAC, Grand Palais, Paris, 2011
Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine, 2011
Catalogue of the Lost, Translating New Surroundings in New Poetics, NYU, 2010
St.Mark's Poetry Project, New York, 2009
Kunstakadiem, Oslo, Norway, 2008
16 Beaver, New York, 2007
Gigantic Art Space, New York; The Explorers Club, 2006

Square, Octagon, Cylinder, Cartier Foundation, Paris (FR)

And Next to This (Kuala Lumpur), Radio du bout de la nuit, Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse

Dispatches from a Taranaut, sound project, Dispatch, New York

Exploring the Explorers Club, Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art/The Armory
The Micro-Explorers Club, The Rubin Museum of Art: Artists on Art, New York

Quarries, Bureau hosted by Labor Gallery, Condo, Mexico City, (MX)

Quarries, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland, Maine (US)

Quarries, Bureau, New York (US)

Gyres, Galeria Zé dos Bois, Lisbon, (PT)

Gyres, and other driftings, The Foreman Art Gallery, Bishop’s College, Quebec (CA)

Strophe, A Turning, Bureau, New York (US)

The Fortunetellers: Recent Acquisitions FRAC-Franche-Comté (FR)
Carré Octagone Cercle, Le Grand Café, Saint-Nazaire (FR)

It Was Restored Again, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo (US)
Four Thousand Blocks, Bureau, New York (US)
Ellie Ga, M-Museum, Leuven (BE)
Solo Project: Statements Art Basel, Bureau (CH)

Square, Octagon, Circle, Grand Arts, Kansas City, (US)

Solo Presentation with Bureau@Liste, Basel (CH)
At the Beginning North Was Here, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm (SE)
This Was Later On, Bureau, Jan 13- February 20, NYC (US)
2010 At the Beginning North Was Here, Agnes B Librairie/Galerie
2009  10:10 (Ten Till Two), Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon
2008  The Fortunetellers (chapters 1-3), Galerie du Jour, Paris, France
2007  The Catalogue of the Lost, Montanaberlin Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2005  Revolve, The Newark Museum of Art, Newark, New Jersey
2004  Jalan Scott Condiminiums, Times Square Gallery, New York
2000  Classification of a Spit Stain, Women’s Studio Workshop, New York

Gyres 1-3, Carte Blanche for FIDMarseille  | La Gaya Scienza, Nice, (FR)
Quarries, Festival FAA—Les Ateliers de Moison, (FR)
Quarries, The High Line, New York City, (US)
Quarries, Age d’Or Festival, Cinematek, Brussels, (BE)
Looking Back, The 13th White Columns Annual, (US)
In a dream you saw a way to survive and you were full of joy, The Contemporary Austin, (US)
Quarries, Fata Morgana, Jeu de Paume, (FR)
Gyres, Jeu de Paume auditorium, Paris, (FR)
Gyres, Cinema Calheta, Ponta Delgada, Azores, (PT)
Quarries, FID Marseille, Official Selection, (FR)
Gyres, Zilkha South Gallery, Wesleyan University, (US)
Gyres 1-3, Videonale 18, Bonn, (DE)
Strophe, A Turning, Screen Slate Series (Online)
Excavation 3: 'Sayed', Hosted by Bryn Mawr College’s Visual Culture Department (Online)
Gyres 1-3, On the Boards / Henry Art Gallery, (US)
Gyres 1-3, Syros International Film Festival, Syros, (GR)
Gyres 1-3, FID Marseille, Official Selection, International Competition, (FR)
Gyres, L’Homme aux cent yeux (la revue) : Ellie Ga, Le Plateau Paris, (FR)
Voyage aux antipodes, La Médiathèque intercommunale, Jussey (FR)
"Anonymous is the answer", National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopje (MK)
The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (US)
Gyres, Camden International Film Festival, Maine (US)
Indicators: Artists on Climate Change, Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, New York (US)
Strophe, A Turning, World Culture Museum Gothenburg (SE)
Strophe, A Turning, Cinémathèque Robert-Lynen, Paris (FR)
Océans, Le Fresony, Tourcoing (FR)
Strophe, A Turning, Moderna Museet, Stockholm (SE)
Threads left dangling, veiled in ink, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)
L'épais réel, La Criée, Rennes (FR)
Storylines, Guggenheim Museum, New York (US)
Someone Like Me, Murray Guy, New York (US)
Arctic, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (DK)
Walking, Drifting, Dragging, The New Museum, New York (US)
Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer, Tidens Krav, Oslo (NO)
Storytelling as Craft: Chapter One, Kentucky Museum of Arts & Crafts, Louisville (US)
Wireless, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, California
Naked Nature, Chateau de Vert, Rueil Malmaison, France
Matryoshka, Recess, New York
Organs in the Snow, Louis VESP, New York
Imagine Being Here Now, Nordic Biennial, Moss, (NO)
Ruhmlose Tage, Coco Kunstverein, Vienna, Austria
Dunkle Wolke Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
You Have Left Your Lotus Pods on the Bus, Blackston Gallery, New York
At the Beginning North Was Here, Film Anthology Archives, New York

The Narrative Arc, UNT on the Square, Denton, TX, November
Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, dit le géographe., Betonsalon, Paris, (FR)
Habitat (Some Pleasures and Discomforts of Domestic Life), 21st/21st, NY

Mois des Photos, Galerie du Jour, Paris, France
Storyteller, curated by Elisabeth Byre, Projekt 0047, Oslo
Subject Index, curated by Gabrielle Giattino, Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
Konstpause, Galerie Svalbard, Spitsbergen, Norway

Festival des Urbaines, Espace Basta, Lausanne, Switzerland
Special Reconaissance, Gigantic Art Space, New York

VIPER New Media Festival, Museen fur Gegenwartkunst, Basel, Switzerland
3+3, The Newark Museum of Art, New Jersey
Re-make/Re-Model, with David Adamo, D’Amelio Terras (on-line exhibition)

Selections from the Special Collections, Wellesley College

Swans, Amputees, curated by Marcelline Delbecq/Ellie Ga, Foundation Cartier, Paris
Three postcards with Karen Weiser, Abe’s Penny, Volume 3.2
Ugly Duckling Presse–17 years, Artbook@PS1 Contemporary Art/MOMA
Reports, with David Adamo/Cathleen Chaffee, The Explorers Club
Fine Print : Alternative Media, PSI Contemporary Art, New York
The States, by Craig Foltz, Ugly Duckling Presse, 2007, ed.500
Year, co-organizer/curator of artists’ space, Brooklyn, New York
Boris by The Sea, with Matvei Yankelevich, edition 50
Ugly Duckling Presse, founding member


Amelie Saul, Ellie Ga: Quarries, The Brooklyn Rail, 2022
John Vincler, 'What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries Right Now: Ellie Ga,' The New York Times, 2022
Johanna Fateman, 'Ellie Ga,' The New Yorker, 2022
Cyril Neyrat, 'Interview - Quarries,' Marseille International Film Festival, 2022
Eva Díaz, "Viewfinder: Eva Díaz on women’s hands and the labor of editing," Aperture #239, Summer 2020
Christian Whitworth, Catastrophe in a Bottle: Ellie Ga’s Medial Detritus of Drift, MAST Journal, Volume 1, Issue 2, 2020
Tom McDonough, Ellie Ga: Gyres, essay in Osmos Fall Issue 2019
Taylor Renee Aldridge, "'We Ourselves Are Our Prize': Lasting Works in the Whitney Biennial Evoke Toni Morrison and Ancestry Through the Ages", Artnews, September 19, 2019
Holland Cotter, "The Whitney Biennial: Young Art Cross-Stitched With Politics," The New York Times, May 16, 2019
Katherine Beaman, "North Was Here by Ellie Ga: To Draw Maps," Commonplace Review, December 30, 2018
Max L. Feldman, “Ellie Ga's Empire of Texts,”, November, 2018
Paul Maziar, “Hide-and-Seek Amid the Ruins,” Los Angeles Review of Books, November, 2018
Lee Ann Norman, “Ellie Ga’s Square Octagon Circle,” The Brooklyn Rail, October, 2018
Emmy Catedral, “Ellie Ga’s Square Octagon Circle,” Bomb Magazine, Issue 143, Spring 2018
Annie Godfrey Larmon, “Ellie Ga,” Artforum, November, 2017
Will Heinrich, “Ellie Ga,” The New Yorker, October 12, 2017
Kaitlyn A. Kramer, “Ellie Ga: Strophe, A Turning,” The Brooklyn Rail, October 5, 2017
Patrice Joly on Ellie Ga for 02 Magazine, number 72, winter 2014-2015
Colby Chamberlain, Artforum, September 2014
Ali Pechman, Critic's Pick of Four Thousand Blocks on, April 2014
Dana Self on Ellie Ga at Grand Arts, Kansas City Star, 2013
Lauren O'Neill-Butler, Square, Octagon, Circle, essay for Grand Arts exhibition, 2013
Clément Dirié, "L'évocation par l'image, entre souvenirs et imaginaire", L'Quotidien d'Art, 8 Janvier 2013
Rachel Wetzler, The Art of Fieldwork, Feb 2012
Clemens Krummel, The Drift: Ellie Ga’s Layered Performances, Perform a Lecture! Catalogue 2011
Ed Winkelman, We did make it down in person to see..., Feb 2011
Lauren O'Neill-Butler, This Was Later On, Artforum, March 2011
Léo Guy-Denarcy, Bruits Blancs, Art 21, Winter 2010-2011
Marc Lenot, Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, dit le géographe, December 2010
Doretta Lau, Ellie Ga, At The Beginning North Was Here, Critic's Picks,, 12/2010
Mimi Luse, Nous ne notons pas les fleurs...,
Marcelline Delbecq, At the Beginning North Was Here, 9/2010
Denise Dooley, Classification of a Spit Stain, Galatea Resurrects #13, 12/2009
Bryan Stokes, Gagarbology, Coldfront Mag, 4/2009
John Motley, I Know Nothing of the Weather, Portland Mercury, 3/2009
Marcelline Delbecq, The Fortunetellers, Galerie du Jour, Paris, 12/2008 (FR)
Tina Burton, In the Studio with Ellie Ga, Angle Magazine, 6/2005