Art & Cultural Journalist

Liz Goldner covers a broad range of subjects in her articles, profiles and reviews. She reports on artists — from figurative to conceptual, to Light and Space, to graffiti. She writes articles on the merging of art with nature, of art with science, environmental art and California Scene Painting, among numerous other art related topics. She dialogues with artists, art lovers and arts administrators in interviews, on studio visits and at the many exhibitions she attends.

She grew up in the NYC area, and haunted the city’s museums, particularly MoMA, as a teenager, worked in general journalism, touring museums in her spare time, and later moved to Southern California. In 2000, she became the OC Metro (Orange County, CA magazine) art columnist, and soon graduated to reviewing art for many other publications.

Living in Southern California, she writes about artists, art trends, art administrators, exhibitions and venues for: Los Angeles Times, KCET Artbound, Artillery magazine, Irvine Weekly, LA Weekly, OC Art Blog, Visual Art Source and International Association of Art Critics.

She has written for: Art Ltd. magazine, Art and Cake, ArtScene magazine, artsNantucket, Blue Door Magazine, Coast, Fabrik magazine, HuffPost, Laguna Beach Art Patron magazine, Los Angeles Review of Books, OC Metro, OC Register Magazine, Orange Coast, Orange County Register, OC Weekly, Premiere OC, Women in the Arts, California Art Club and many others.

Liz Goldner was Project Manager/Contributor of “Laguna Canyon Project: Refining Artivism,” published by Laguna Wilderness Press. She is an International Association of Art Critics member and has a page on Muck Rack. She is an SGI-USA Buddhism member.

Selected OC Press Club award-winning articles (2015-2019)