Elana Herzog lives and works in New York City. Herzog has had solo exhibitions at the Sharjah Art Museum in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; Studio 10 in Bushwick, New York; The Boiler (Pierogi), in Brooklyn, New York; The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Ridgefield, Connecticut; The Herbert F. Johnson Museum at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York; Smack Mellon, LMAK Projects and PPOW Gallery in New York City, New York; Diverse Works in Houston, Texas; the Zilkha Gallery in Middletown, Connecticut; and at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. De-Warped and Un-Weft, a survey of Herzog’s work since 1993, was held at the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art in Sedalia, Missouri in 2009. Her work has been exhibited internationally at KODE 2, Bergen, Norway; the Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland; at the Konsthalle Goteborg in Gothenburg, Sweden; at Konstahalle Gustavsbergs in Gustavsbergs, Sweden; and at Tegnerforbundet in Oslo, Norway, among other venues. She has participated in numerous group shows at institutions such as the Tang Museum in Saratoga Springs, New York; the Weatherspoon Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina; David Castillo Gallery in Miami, Florida; and at The Brooklyn Museum and The Museum of Arts and Design in New York City, New York. The Jewel Thief, 2010, at the Tang Museum, was the subject of a feature article in the New York Times, which included a reproduction of Herzog’s installation.
Herzog is a recipient of a 2017 Guggenheim Foundation fellowship. She was also awarded the Anonymous Was a Woman Award in 2009, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award in 2007, the NYFA Individual Artist’s Fellowship in 2007 and 1999, the 2004 Lillian Elliot Award, the 2003 Lambent Fund Fellowship, and the 1999 Joan Mitchell Award. Herzog has been awarded residencies at the Albers Foundation, in Bethany, Connecticut; Sondre Green Farm in Noresund, Norway; Gertrude Contemporary in Melbourne, Australia; the Farpath Foundation Residency in Dijon, France; and the 2011/12 Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program Residency in Dumbo, New York. She was a 2008-2009 Workspace Resident of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and Dieu Donne Paper. She has a B.A. from Bennington College and an M.F.A. from Alfred University. She was a lecturer at Yale University from 2012 - 2016.