Art & Cultural Journalist

Liz Goldner writes about a broad range of subjects in her articles, profiles and reviews, while elucidating art styles, including figurative, conceptual, Light and Space and Chicano art. Her articles cover socially conscious art, environmental art, the merging of art with science, California Scene Painting and California Impressionism, among other art related topics.

She addresses the synergy between artists, artwork and the creative process, and the connections of art styles and movements to current trends. She dialogues with artists, art lovers and arts administrators in interviews, on studio visits and at exhibitions.

Since 2000, she has published more than 700 art reviews, critiques, profiles and articles in newspapers, newsletters, magazines, and in her previous online blog, Contemporary Art Dialogue.

Since 2016, she has won 15 arts journalism awards from the Orange County Press Club, including seven First Place awards. She was nominated for a National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award from the Los Angeles Press Club.

She has co-written five books, was Project Manager/Contributor of the book, “Laguna Canyon Project: Refining Artivism” (2018), published by Laguna Wilderness Press, and is currently writing the book, Mark and Jan Hilbert: A Love Story, about the founders of the Hilbert Museum.

Living in Southern California, she writes for: Los Angeles Times, KCET Artbound, Artillery magazine, Art and Cake, Irvine Weekly, LA Weekly, OC Art Blog, Visual Art Source and International Association of Art Critics.

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

Liz Goldner is an AICA member, has a page on Muck Rack and is an SGI-USA Buddhism member. Personal Narrative and Comments by Others.

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