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Transnationally made and Bay Area born, Elizabeth Travelslight is forty years old. She lives in San Francisco where she works as an installation artist with a research background in mathematics, feminist histories of science, and contemporary art. She serves as visiting faculty at the San Francisco Art Institute and Executive Staff person for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism which she founded in 2013.

Elizabeth graduated from the Digital Arts & New Media MFA Program at the University of California Santa Cruz in 2010 where she also received her BA in Mathematics with an emphasis in feminist histories of science in 1999. In 2008, she completed her MA in Media & Communication with an emphasis in poetry and contemporary philosophy through the European Graduate School, Saas Fee, Switzerland. Her master thesis, A Science of Spaces: Art, Empire, & Being, was selected for publication with ATROPOS Press.

Her interests include things that start with the letter M: Miranda, maps, mathematics, music, materialism, and making things; the letter P: Philippines, philosophy, poetry, pie, paint, possibility, and ping pong; the letter C: cats, coffee, coastlines, clothes, computers, cookies, and color; and, most recently, the letter B: books, beaches, barbecues, bonfires, and bicycles.

She lives on Lone Mountain with her husband Eric, daughter Miranda, and Roxie the Cat.