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Felecia Chizuko Carlisle was born in Pensacola, FL in 1972, lives in North Carolina, and works nationally with strong ties in South Florida, including gallery representation at Emerson Dorsch (Miami, FL). She received her master's degree in fine art from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2006 with a focus in New Genres. Carlisle works within a wide variety of contexts in performance, installation, sound, sculpture, photography, and video. Many of her works feature two phases, atmospheric intervention using sculptural form and lighting, and community activation. 


Solo and group exhibitions include Museum of Contemporary Art (North Miami, FL), Deering Estate (Miami, FL), Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery (Detroit, MI), Frost Art Museum (Miami, FL), USF Contemporary Art Museum (Tampa, FL), Locust Projects (Miami, FL), Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (Miami, FL), Riverside Art Center (Chicago, IL), and Emerson Dorsch. Awards include the South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship, Wavemaker Grant as part of the Andy Warhol Foundation Regional Re-granting Program, Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant, and the Knight Foundation Champion Award. Residencies include Wayne State University, Santa Fe Art Institute, OxBow Artist Residency and Cannonball. Collections include Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places, Margulies Collection, HistoryMiami, and FIU Special Collections.

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