MFA, Art Practice, School of Visual Arts, NY. 

BFA Interdisciplinary Studies, Warren Wilson College, NC. 

Awards + Honors 

2021 Momma Tried publications added to the Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans, LA. 

2019 Momma Tried publications added to the Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, CA.

2018 Nominated for a Queer|Art|Prize for Momma Tried Issue 3. 

2017 Platforms Fund Grant recipient for Momma Tried, New Orleans, LA.

2015 Momma Tried publications added to the Louisiana Research Collection, New Orleans, LA. 

2012 Educational Foundation of America Grant recipient for The Music Box, New Orleans, LA.

Selected Exhibitions, Residencies + Web-Based Work

2023 The Romance of Entanglement, group exhibition. The Bureau of General Services-Queer Division, New York, NY.

2022-2023 The Valley of the Green Glass Door, solo exhibition. Livres D'Arcadie, New Orleans, LA.

2022 Untitled Art, art fair. Miami, LA.

2022 Hekate's Ghost, guest performer. Mudlark Theater, New Orleans, LA.

2022 Remember Earth, group exhibition. Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA.

2022 The Ghost is the Unresolved Past, guest performer. Mudlark Theater, New Orleans, LA.

2022 This Too Shall Pass, group exhibition. Van Der Plas gallery, New York, NY.

2022 Last Dance, feature film (co-writer). Frameline Film Festival, San Francisco, CA.

2022 Under the Weather, group exhibition. Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

2021-2022 Joan Mitchell Center residency. New Orleans, LA.

2021 The Nature of Things, group exhibition. SVA Flatiron Gallery, New York, NY.

2021 A Waltz For Fran, public performance. Nieuwstraat Festival, Dordrecht, Netherlands.

2021 Southern Heat Exchange residency. New Orleans, LA.

2020 Voir une Voie, group exhibition. New Orleans, LA.

2020 Failed State, online group exhibition.

2020 GRRL HAUS CINEMA, video art screening. Berlin, Germany.

2019 Soft Decay, solo exhibition. Ace Hotel, New Orleans, LA.

2019 No Dead Artists, group exhibition. Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

2019 Live* from CICADA, group exhibition. CICADA, Ogden, UT.

2018 Winona Forever, solo exhibition. Ace Hotel, New Orleans, LA.

2018 20/20, group exhibition. Locust Projects, Miami, FL.

2018 Off the Wall, video art screening. Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, WI.

2018 The Golden Record, group exhibition. Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA.

2018 Future Artifact, group exhibition. Plexus Projects, Brooklyn, NY.

2018 eRROR, online VR exhibit.

2018 Between Shadow and Soul, short film screening. Lease Agreement, Huntsville, TX.

2017 Ephemera Obscura, group exhibition. Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA.

2017 Digital Queerness, group exhibition. Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

2017 Cryin’ Out Loud, group exhibition. Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM.

2017 Hexon/Hexoff, group exhibition. Noysky Projects, Los Angeles, CA.

2016 The Fuchur, group exhibition. Think Tank Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2016 Contemporary Photography, group exhibition. CICA Museum, South Korea.

2016 SPA CASTLE, solo exhibition. Pelican Bomb Gallery X, New Orleans, LA.

2016 RADIO MIAMI, radio art broadcast. O, Miami Poetry Festival, Miami, FL.

2016 Ink, Press, Repeat, group exhibition. William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ.

2016 I Am A Very Important Giant, group exhibition. Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

2015 The Voynitsky Collection, solo exhibition. Ether Dome, New Orleans, LA.

2015 Hotdogs, Hangers, and Cigarettes, guest performer. Cooper Union, New York, NY.

2015 Prism Pipe | CRYSTAL BALL, group exhibition. Pehrspace, Los Angeles, CA.

2015 Hashtag Aesthetic, digital art commissioned by Pelican Bomb, New Orleans, LA.

2015 Exile Studio, residency and exhibition. Exile Studio, Miami, FL.

2015 Momma Tried Issue 2, launch event and exhibition. PORT, New Orleans, LA.

2013 Momma Tried Issue 1, launch event and exhibition. PARSE Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

2011 Animus, curator and contributing artist. KK Projects, New Orleans, LA.


2021 Paperworlds: Blätterwelten. Artist talk at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.

2018 Improvisation Conference. Co-panelist with Mel Chin, New Orleans, LA.   

Print Publications + Digital Applications

2018 Program Synthesis, augmented reality app for iOS and Android.

2018 Momma Tried Issue 3, magazine.

2017 Before the Horse, artist's book.

2015 The Voynitsky Catalogue, artist's book.

2015 Momma Tried Issue 2, magazine.

2013 Momma Tried Issue 1, magazine.

Curatorial Projects

2011-2019 Momma Tried, curation of exhibitions, print, and new media.

2011-2012 The Music Box, associate curator and production director, New Orleans.

2011 Analog Frontiers, curator. Zeitgeist, New Orleans.

Selected Bibliography

2023 October: Spores by Broccoli Magazine “Spores: Magical Mushroom Photography”

2023 Feb 21st: Secret Antenna “Abolish Linear Time: Capitalism and Chronomancy w/ Theodora Eliezer”

2022 November 9th: "Mind Over Matter"

2022 March 22nd: Joan Mitchell Foundation "In the Studio: Theodora Eliezer"

2020 November 12th: The Journal of European Periodical Studies "Micro-Archives and the Survival of Print in Momma Tried and Sabat"

2020 August 22nd: WQRT Indianapolis "Apocalypse Mixtape - Episode 18 - Theodora Eliezer"

2020 July 24th: Montez Press Radio "Reports from New Orleans | The Spiritual & The Ancestral"

2019 October 29th: Tagvverk “Theo Eliezer”

2018 October 16th: The Advocate “Immersive installations take viewers on an slightly spooky journey”

2018 September: mag@zine by Artbook @ MoMA PS1 "Print, Gender, Sex"

2018 June/July: Metropolis M “De Toekomst is Queer”

2017 July 3rd: WUSSY “Momma Tried on Southern Identity and Becoming a Nudie Mag Cyborg.”

2017 June 22nd: NolaVie “Print Publication Becomes a Cyborg: Momma Tried Issue 3 Changes Everything.”

2016 December 27th: Burnaway “Burnaway’s Best of 2016: Cultural Experiences”

2016 March: Antigravity "Momma Tried's Spa Castle: What's Indulgence Got To Do With It?"

2015 December 9th: 4U Mag “Freshie Juice: Anyone Who Would Bring Me Down Is Already Beneath Me”

2015 December 9th: Pelican Bomb "Chekhov and Chill: Uncle Vanya: Quarter Life Crisis and The Voynitsky Collection"

2015 June 1st: Art F City "GIF of the Day: Momma Tried"

2015 March 23rd: Miami New Times "Momma Tried Makes Its Miami Debut”

2014 October 2nd: The Huffington Post “Nudie Mag Momma Tried Features Art, Sex, Body Positivity -- All of Our Favorite Things”

2014 October 1st: Gambit Weekly “Momma Tried Is/Isn’t Your Dad’s Kind of Nudie Mag”

2014 August 29th: Bitch Media “Meet Momma Tried the Subversive New Orleans Erotic Mag”

2013 December 1st: Off Beat Magazine “Momma Tried: In The Flesh”

2013 November 15th: Nola Vie “Momma Tried Talks Disruptive Content”

2013 November 6th: Lost At E Minor “Momma Tried: a Playful Biannual Art Magazine”

2013 September 2nd: Southern Glossary “Momma Tried: Conceptual Nudie Mag Arrives”

2013 March 29th: The Huffington Post “Momma Tried Combines Literary Journal With Nudie Mag”

2012 June issue: Smithsonian Magazine “You’ve Never Heard a Music Box Like This”

2012 March/April issue: Art Papers “The Music Box: A Shantytown Sound Laboratory”

2011 November 21st: The New York Times “A Symphony of Floorboards, Pipes and Stairs”

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