ERIN ELMAN CV

EDUCATION
The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA, Master of Fine Arts, Book Arts/Printmaking, 2008
The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA, Master of Arts, Art Education, 1997
Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art, 1989
Temple University | Rome, Italy, Study Abroad, 1988


ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Dean, Graduate & Professional Studies, August 2020- Present
Interim Dean, School of Art, August 2020- Present
Dean, School of Critical & Professional Studies and the Center for Engagement, August 2019 - August 2020
Director, Teaching with Primary Sources Program at The Library of Congress, 2011 - Present

Founding Dean, College of Critical & Professional Studies and the Center for Engagement, May 2018 - 2019
Founding Dean, Division of Continuing Studies, 2008 - 2018
Acting Director, Center for Continuing Studies, 2000 - 2001
Director, Pre-College Programs and Outreach, 2006 - 2008
Director, Pre-College Programs, 1990 - 2006

TEACHING
The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
• Undergraduate Course, Creative Practices, Fall 2016
• Graduate Course, Tuscany: Studio & Art History, Professional Institute, Spring 2000
• Guest Lecturer, Graduate Studio Seminar, Fall 1998
• Guest Lecturer, History of Ideas Graduate Seminar, Summer 1998
• Seminar Instructor, Pre-College Programs, 1998 - 1999
• Painting Instructor, Continuing Studies, 1994 - 2001
• Painting Instructor, Pre-College Programs, 1992 - 1997
• Fall 1997 | Guest Lecturer, Graduate Studio Seminar

Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA
• Peer Teacher and Writing Fellow, 1986 - 1987


HONORS & AWARDS
• Community Arts in Education Leadership Institute (CAELI) Fellowship, 2015
• Art Education Ambassador, Delegation to South Africa, People to People International, 2010
• National Arts Strategies Fellowship, 2010
• Strategies, Executive Education with Harvard University Business School, 2010
• Faculty, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, 2010
• Sylvia Wexler Memorial Award for Academic Research in Art Education, 1997

LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, COLLABORATIONS, + FELLOWSHIPS
Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD), Annual Conference
2018 | Presenter and Panel Leader: Cultivating Citizen-Artists Through Innovative Partnerships, SAIC, Chicago
2016 | Presenter: Continuing Studies Intersects & Interacts, Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, FL
2016 | Presenter: Continuing Education in an Art School Context, Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, FL

Consultant, Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) | Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2019 | Consultant for External Review on Adult & Youth Outreach Programs

National Arts Education Association, Annual Conference
2015 | Presenter: Identity through Photography, Teaching with Primary Sources through the Arts, New Orleans
2012 | Presenter: Examining Murals as Socio-political Mechanism and Aesthetic Movement Across Two Cultures: South Africa and Philadelphia, New York, NY
2011 | Presenter: Teaching the Arts with Primary Resources, Chicago, IL

College Art Association, Annual Conference
2014 | Presenter: The Impact of Out of School Arts Experience on High School Students: Data from a Longitudinal Study funded by the Surdna Foundation, Chicago, IL

Spotlight on Arts Education: Equity-Access-Empowerment co-sponsored by Washington, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Library of Congress
2017 | Presenter: Teaching through Primary Sources In and Through an Arts Focused Lens, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Consultant, University of the Arts in London | London, England
• 2007 and 2008 | Consultant on building sustainable outreach programs

National Art Education Association Conference
1998 | Presenter: Feminism and Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Pennsylvania Art Education Association Annual Conference
1996 | Presenter: A Stitch in the Canon: Feminism in Contemporary Art, Harrisburg, PA
1994 | Presenter: Womanhouse and the Dinner Party: Judy Chicago’s Influence on the Feminist Art of the 1970s, , Philadelphia, PA

Sources: A Conference for Teaching with Primary Sources
2020 | Presenter: The Power of the Poster: Connecting Lessons to WPA Posters from the Library of Congress Collection, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL


BIBLIOGRAPHY
• A Stitch in the Canon: The Feminist Art Movement of the 1970’s Influence on Contemporary Art (1997), Master of Fine Arts Thesis


EXHIBITIONS

2015
Art Unleashed | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

2013
Art Unleashed | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

2011
Art Unleashed | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Bookartbookshop | Exhibition of artist books and sales | London, England

2010
American Artists’ Delegation to South Africa| (CAP) Community Arts Program | Cape Town, South Africa

2008
1st Biennial Footprint International | Center for Contemporary Printmaking | Norwalk, CT
Juried Exhibition | Abington Art Center | Jenkintown, PA
Offering, MFA Thesis Exhibition | The University of the Arts, Rosenwald Wolf Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

2007
Wish You Were Here 6 | A.I.R. Gallery | New York, NY
Love Notes | A.I.R. Gallery | New York, NY
Book in Hand | Arts + Literature Laboratory (ALL) Gallery | New Haven, CT
The City of Philadelphia Lightner Challenge | Addition to the City’s Permanent Collection| Philadelphia, PA
Miss Viguer’s Home for Wayward Youth | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Jump Start: Launching an Artists’ Book Collection | Free Library of Philadelphia Main Branch| Philadelphia, PA
East/Midwest | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
East/Midwest | Columbia College | Chicago, IL

2006
Book Arts | Penn State Abington Campus | Abington, PA
Arte Pagina, curated by Teresa Jaynes and Peter Schwartz| Kelly Writers’ House, The University of Pennsylvania | Philadelphia, PA
2 x 2: An Exhibition of Small Books | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Turning Pages II | Whittier College | Whittier, CA
100% Centennial | Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA

2005
Artists’ Books from Philadelphia and Timisoara | Library Humanities Joc Secund, Romania
Artists’ Books from Philadelphia and Timisoara The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Excerpt | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Eat Paper, Drink Ink: The Sensuality of Books | Voices & Visions Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

2004
Turning Pages II | Whittier College | Whittier, CA
Love Notes | A.I.R. Gallery | New York, NY

2000
Stills: A Group Exhibition of Photography | La Colombe | Philadelphia, PA

1999
Invited Artists Exhibition | Highwire Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

1998
Scavi | Window on Broad Street, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

1997
Graduate Student Juried Exhibition | Arronson Gallery, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

1996
Paper Prayers | Nexus Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
Vessels and Other Things Etruscan, Solo Exxhibition | Gallery 310, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

1995
Graduate Student Juried Show | Arronson Gallery, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
MA Student Exhibition | Gallery 310, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

1992
Erin Elman: Receiving Libation, Solo Exhibition | Protean Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
5 Plus 5 | Protean Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

1991
CHOICE | A.I.R. Gallery | New York, NY
A Show of Hands | Goldey-Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art | Philadelphia, PA
Gems | Protean Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
Group Show | Protean Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
Group Show | Spring Garden Studios Open House | Philadelphia, PA
Artists’ Journals | Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

1990
Spring Garden Studios Open House | Philadelphia, PA
Voice of the Artist: Artists Cultural Exchange | Joy Berman Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

1989
Vessels | Forbes Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA
Vessels and Amphorae: A Senior Thesis Exhibition | Forbes Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA
Juried Exhibition Curated by Annagreth Nill| Curator Carnegie Museum of Art | Pittsburgh, PA
Art for the Homeless, Juried Exhibition | Dunkin & Porter House | Pittsburgh, PA


COLLECTIONS

• The Tate Gallery, London, England
• Free Library of Philadelphia: Fine & Rare Book Collection
• University of the Arts: Fine & Rare Book Collection
• Library Humanities Joc Secund Artist Books, Romania
• Numerous private collections

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ERIN ELMAN CV

EDUCATION
The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA, Master of Fine Arts, Book Arts/Printmaking, 2008
The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA, Master of Arts, Art Education, 1997
Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art, 1989
Temple University | Rome, Italy, Study Abroad, 1988


ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Dean, Graduate & Professional Studies, August 2020- Present
Interim Dean, School of Art, August 2020- Present
Dean, School of Critical & Professional Studies and the Center for Engagement, August 2019 - August 2020
Director, Teaching with Primary Sources Program at The Library of Congress, 2011 - Present

Founding Dean, College of Critical & Professional Studies and the Center for Engagement, May 2018 - 2019
Founding Dean, Division of Continuing Studies, 2008 - 2018
Acting Director, Center for Continuing Studies, 2000 - 2001
Director, Pre-College Programs and Outreach, 2006 - 2008
Director, Pre-College Programs, 1990 - 2006

TEACHING
The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
• Undergraduate Course, Creative Practices, Fall 2016
• Graduate Course, Tuscany: Studio & Art History, Professional Institute, Spring 2000
• Guest Lecturer, Graduate Studio Seminar, Fall 1998
• Guest Lecturer, History of Ideas Graduate Seminar, Summer 1998
• Seminar Instructor, Pre-College Programs, 1998 - 1999
• Painting Instructor, Continuing Studies, 1994 - 2001
• Painting Instructor, Pre-College Programs, 1992 - 1997
• Fall 1997 | Guest Lecturer, Graduate Studio Seminar

Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA
• Peer Teacher and Writing Fellow, 1986 - 1987


HONORS & AWARDS
• Community Arts in Education Leadership Institute (CAELI) Fellowship, 2015
• Art Education Ambassador, Delegation to South Africa, People to People International, 2010
• National Arts Strategies Fellowship, 2010
• Strategies, Executive Education with Harvard University Business School, 2010
• Faculty, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, 2010
• Sylvia Wexler Memorial Award for Academic Research in Art Education, 1997

LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, COLLABORATIONS, + FELLOWSHIPS
Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD), Annual Conference
2018 | Presenter and Panel Leader: Cultivating Citizen-Artists Through Innovative Partnerships, SAIC, Chicago
2016 | Presenter: Continuing Studies Intersects & Interacts, Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, FL
2016 | Presenter: Continuing Education in an Art School Context, Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, FL

Consultant, Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) | Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2019 | Consultant for External Review on Adult & Youth Outreach Programs

National Arts Education Association, Annual Conference
2015 | Presenter: Identity through Photography, Teaching with Primary Sources through the Arts, New Orleans
2012 | Presenter: Examining Murals as Socio-political Mechanism and Aesthetic Movement Across Two Cultures: South Africa and Philadelphia, New York, NY
2011 | Presenter: Teaching the Arts with Primary Resources, Chicago, IL

College Art Association, Annual Conference
2014 | Presenter: The Impact of Out of School Arts Experience on High School Students: Data from a Longitudinal Study funded by the Surdna Foundation, Chicago, IL

Spotlight on Arts Education: Equity-Access-Empowerment co-sponsored by Washington, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Library of Congress
2017 | Presenter: Teaching through Primary Sources In and Through an Arts Focused Lens, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Consultant, University of the Arts in London | London, England
• 2007 and 2008 | Consultant on building sustainable outreach programs

National Art Education Association Conference
1998 | Presenter: Feminism and Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Pennsylvania Art Education Association Annual Conference
1996 | Presenter: A Stitch in the Canon: Feminism in Contemporary Art, Harrisburg, PA
1994 | Presenter: Womanhouse and the Dinner Party: Judy Chicago’s Influence on the Feminist Art of the 1970s, , Philadelphia, PA

Sources: A Conference for Teaching with Primary Sources
2020 | Presenter: The Power of the Poster: Connecting Lessons to WPA Posters from the Library of Congress Collection, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL


BIBLIOGRAPHY
• A Stitch in the Canon: The Feminist Art Movement of the 1970’s Influence on Contemporary Art (1997), Master of Fine Arts Thesis


EXHIBITIONS

2015
Art Unleashed | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

2013
Art Unleashed | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

2011
Art Unleashed | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Bookartbookshop | Exhibition of artist books and sales | London, England

2010
American Artists’ Delegation to South Africa| (CAP) Community Arts Program | Cape Town, South Africa

2008
1st Biennial Footprint International | Center for Contemporary Printmaking | Norwalk, CT
Juried Exhibition | Abington Art Center | Jenkintown, PA
Offering, MFA Thesis Exhibition | The University of the Arts, Rosenwald Wolf Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

2007
Wish You Were Here 6 | A.I.R. Gallery | New York, NY
Love Notes | A.I.R. Gallery | New York, NY
Book in Hand | Arts + Literature Laboratory (ALL) Gallery | New Haven, CT
The City of Philadelphia Lightner Challenge | Addition to the City’s Permanent Collection| Philadelphia, PA
Miss Viguer’s Home for Wayward Youth | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Jump Start: Launching an Artists’ Book Collection | Free Library of Philadelphia Main Branch| Philadelphia, PA
East/Midwest | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
East/Midwest | Columbia College | Chicago, IL

2006
Book Arts | Penn State Abington Campus | Abington, PA
Arte Pagina, curated by Teresa Jaynes and Peter Schwartz| Kelly Writers’ House, The University of Pennsylvania | Philadelphia, PA
2 x 2: An Exhibition of Small Books | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Turning Pages II | Whittier College | Whittier, CA
100% Centennial | Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA

2005
Artists’ Books from Philadelphia and Timisoara | Library Humanities Joc Secund, Romania
Artists’ Books from Philadelphia and Timisoara The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Excerpt | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
Eat Paper, Drink Ink: The Sensuality of Books | Voices & Visions Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

2004
Turning Pages II | Whittier College | Whittier, CA
Love Notes | A.I.R. Gallery | New York, NY

2000
Stills: A Group Exhibition of Photography | La Colombe | Philadelphia, PA

1999
Invited Artists Exhibition | Highwire Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

1998
Scavi | Window on Broad Street, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

1997
Graduate Student Juried Exhibition | Arronson Gallery, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

1996
Paper Prayers | Nexus Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
Vessels and Other Things Etruscan, Solo Exxhibition | Gallery 310, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

1995
Graduate Student Juried Show | Arronson Gallery, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA
MA Student Exhibition | Gallery 310, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

1992
Erin Elman: Receiving Libation, Solo Exhibition | Protean Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
5 Plus 5 | Protean Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

1991
CHOICE | A.I.R. Gallery | New York, NY
A Show of Hands | Goldey-Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art | Philadelphia, PA
Gems | Protean Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
Group Show | Protean Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
Group Show | Spring Garden Studios Open House | Philadelphia, PA
Artists’ Journals | Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

1990
Spring Garden Studios Open House | Philadelphia, PA
Voice of the Artist: Artists Cultural Exchange | Joy Berman Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

1989
Vessels | Forbes Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA
Vessels and Amphorae: A Senior Thesis Exhibition | Forbes Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA
Juried Exhibition Curated by Annagreth Nill| Curator Carnegie Museum of Art | Pittsburgh, PA
Art for the Homeless, Juried Exhibition | Dunkin & Porter House | Pittsburgh, PA


COLLECTIONS

• The Tate Gallery, London, England
• Free Library of Philadelphia: Fine & Rare Book Collection
• University of the Arts: Fine & Rare Book Collection
• Library Humanities Joc Secund Artist Books, Romania
• Numerous private collections

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