Bio

Alicia Eler is an art critic, culture journalist and writer. She is a regular contributor to Brooklyn-based Hyperallergic, KCET Artbound Los Angeles, and ReadWrite, and recently contributed an op-ed on architect Jon Jerde to The Guardian. She is guest editor of the May/June 2015 issue of Art21 Magazine. Her coverage of selfie culture is featured in New York Magazine and the Washington Post, and she has presented selfie lectures in cities across America. As an art critic she is quoted in BuzzfeedPerez Hilton, ARTINFO and VICE Magazine. She was named one of the top six young curators to watch by Chicago Magazine, and her fiction writing has appeared in Brooklyn’s Illuminati Girl Gang Magazine and Projecttile Lit, a literary journal specializing in non-traditional writing with a feminist bent. Her culture journalism has been published in Art Papers, Artforum.com, Raw Vision Magazine UK, Salon, and Time Out Chicago. The major national news story that she broke on Obama’s apology to an art historian for Hyperallergic was discussed on both the Rachel Maddows Show and MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews. Originally from Chicago, Alicia is now based in Los Angeles.