ERIN ELMAN

erinelman@yahoo.com

erinelman.com

 

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

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS & COLLECTIONS

 

2021

Erin Elman: Studies & Affinities | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

 

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

Artists’ Delegation | (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

Jump Start: Launching an Artists’ Book Collection| Free Library of Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA

Book Arts | Penn State Abington Campus | Abington, PA

Arte Pagina, curated by Teresa Jaynes and Peter Schwartz| Kelly Writers’ House, University of Pennsylvania

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 | 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

 

 

ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

 

The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

                                   

 

HONORS & AWARDS

 

 

 

LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, COLLABORATIONS, + FELLOWSHIPS

 

Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD), Annual Conference

2018 |Presenter: Cultivating Citizen-Artists, SAIC, Chicago

2016 | Presenter: Continuing Studies Intersects & Interacts, 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, 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

 

Consultant, University of the Arts in London | London, England

 

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

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

A Stitch in the Canon: The Feminist Art Movement of the 1970’s Influence on Contemporary Art (1997)

 

 

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ERIN ELMAN

erinelman@yahoo.com

erinelman.com

 

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

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS & COLLECTIONS

 

2021

Erin Elman: Studies & Affinities | The University of the Arts | Philadelphia, PA

 

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

Artists’ Delegation | (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

Jump Start: Launching an Artists’ Book Collection| Free Library of Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA

Book Arts | Penn State Abington Campus | Abington, PA

Arte Pagina, curated by Teresa Jaynes and Peter Schwartz| Kelly Writers’ House, University of Pennsylvania

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 | 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

 

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 & Center for Engagement, August 2019 - August 2020
  • Founding Dean, College of Critical & Professional Studies and the Center for Engagement, May 2018 - 2019
  • Founding Dean, Division of Continuing Studies, 2008 - 2018
  • Director, Pre-College Programs and Outreach, 1990 - 2008

                                   

 

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: Cultivating Citizen-Artists, SAIC, Chicago

2016 | Presenter: Continuing Studies Intersects & Interacts, 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, 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

 

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

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

A Stitch in the Canon: The Feminist Art Movement of the 1970’s Influence on Contemporary Art (1997)

 

 

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