Garden Rant
Gardening While Intoxicated
Buffalo Spree


A year ago, Licata became the fourth member of a group of garden bloggers with an attitude. Garden Rant one of my favorites: A blend of gossip, news, crusade and, yes, raw rant, it blows the cobwebs out of gardening's mustier corners.

–Adrian Higgins,
Washington Post

... co-curators Elizabeth Licata and Amy Cappellazzo have magnificently transcended the limitations of what is, at bottom, a show of books. ...Preciousness—the bane of such exhibitions—is nowhere in evidence.

–Richard Huntington,
Buffalo News

"Garden Walk Buffalo: A Celebration of Urban Gardens," is a tour guide into dozens of gardens during the annual event held the last full weekend in July. It's knowingly written by Buffalo Spree editor Elizabeth Licata, and packed with gorgeous photographs...

–Mark Sommer,
Buffalo News

Art Writer

Catalogs (selected)

Big Orbit Gallery: Ten Years of Spin on Western New York Art

2002; Editor and essayist.

In Company: Robert Creely's Collaborations

1999; Co-editor and essayist.

Consider the Alternatives: 20 Years of Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center

1995; Co-editor and essayist.

Joshua Marks: Recent Work

2000; Essayist.

Nancy J. Parisi: Touching Green

1999; Essayist.

Endi Poskovic

1997; Essayist.

Bruce Adams: Reseach and Development

1996; Essayist.

University at Buffalo Center for Research in Art & Culture

1995-98; Three essays.

Periodicals (selected)

"Spirit of the Valley: Thomas Cole,"

April, 1994; Art & Antiques

"Charles Burchfield: A Burning Vision,"

Summer, 1993; Art & Antiques

Buffalo Artvoice: Writing on the Wall column

1995-1999 (selected columns)

"Living with Art: Steve and Cecile Biltekoff,"

December, 1995; Artnews

"Theater of Choice,"

Fall, 1992; High Performance; Also mentioned in Utne Reader, March, 1993

"Charles Clough's Dreampix,"

July, 1992; Art in America

"Buffalo Gals,"

October 1993; The Independent

"Gary Nickard,"

May, 1991; ARTFORUM

"De Profundis,"

July, 1998; Afterimage

"Real World Arts Education,"

September 1992; Step by Step Graphics

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