Born and raised behind the iron curtain and growing up in Western Germany, Elisabeth Ajtay is a conceptual artist primarily working in photography. Her work reflects and questions western culture on a psychological level with themes related to advertising, the psychological impacts of technology and the notion of home. Her multi-faceted practice is a reflection on her translation from growing up in, and, constantly moving between two different systems.
Elisabeth's work is in numerous private collections. She has exhibited throughout Europe and in the US, including inSPIRACJE and Art Moves Festival in Poland, Goethe Institutes in Morocco, Prague, New York and France. Museum shows include the MKK -Museum for Art and Cultural History Dortmund, Germany and Blue Star Contemporary in San Antonio, Texas. In San Francisco, she exhibited with Alter Space, Ramon’s Tailor, RAYKO and Savernack Street. Elisabeth received a diploma in communications design from the University of Applied Sciences Dortmund in Dortmund, Germany and an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, CA.View Gallery »