Eleanor Oakes



Eleanor Oakes
Lecturer in Art
314 Wilson Hall
(248) 370-3603
Fax: 248 370 3377
eoakes@oakland.edu
www.eleanoroakes.com

EDUCATION 
MFA Art practice, Stanford University, 2014
BA Art History + Visual Art, Princeton University, 2007

AREAS OF INTEREST 
Photography, Public Art

COURSES TAUGHT
Photography for Non-Majors

AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS
Applebaum Emerging Artist Resident, Ponyride Detroit, 2016
Honorable Mention, CCNY Annual Juried Competition, 2015
Dave Bown Selected Artist, 2014
Anita Squires Fowler Award, Stanford University, 2014
Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Award, San Francisco Foundation, 2013
Flash Forward, Magenta Foundation, 2012

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Infinite Mile, “Detroit in Piles,” by Eleanor OakesFeb, 2016
Art Practical, “Review: Eleanor Oakes,” by Anton Stuebner. May, 2015
It’s Liquid, “Interview: Eleanor Oakes,” by Luca Curci. Jan, 2014 
Flash Forward - Emerging Photographers 2012. Toronto, Ontario: Magenta Publishing for the Arts, 2012 

RECENT EXHIBITIONS
 
Graffiti Wanted, Detroit, MI, 2016
Residual Loop, Tyler Wood Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2015
Hidden Rooms, International Festival of Video + Performance Art, Palazzo Ca' Zanardi, Venice, Italy, 2014
Half Tilt Full Lean, Thomas Welton Gallery, Stanford, CA, 2014
Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA, 2013
Before Your Very Eyes, Performance Studies International #19, Stanford, CA, 2013 
MFA Now, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, 2013
Arsenal, Thomas Welton Gallery, Stanford, CA, 2013