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Cara Erskine :: CV

Born 1978, Bristol, PA. Lives and works in Pittsburgh, PA.

EDUCATION
2002
MFA Painting/Printmaking, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2000
BFA Painting, The Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College, University Park, PA

1999
Yale at Norfolk Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk, CT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010
Waldo, Moreau Center for the Arts, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
New Work, Sewickley Arts Initiative, Sewickley, PA

2009
Battle of The Sexes, The Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Serra House
Stanford University, Stanford, CA


2007
Nowhere/Land Ho, Tunnel Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014
CSA PGH, Mine Factory, Pittsburgh, PA

2012
Currency, 937 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
Project:Lido, Leslie Park Pool, Pittsburgh, PA, curated by Amanda Donnan
New Works, New Problems PF/PCA Filmmakers Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, curated by Adam Welch

2011
Drawn In A Day, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, curated by Robert Raczka
Pittsburgh Biennial, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, curated by Eric C. Shiner

2009
De-Tranquilizers, curated by Eric C. Shiner, 925 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA

2008
Robert Morris University Faculty Show, RMU Media Arts Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
8-Hour Projects, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
Solid Gold, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Power, Future Tenant, Pittsburgh, PA
If I Remember Right, Front Room Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Huddle, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006
Robert Morris University Faculty Show, Pittsburgh, PA

2005
Daydream Nation: Through the Perilous Night, 907 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

2004
The Incineration Salon, The French Manor, Pocono Mountains, PA
PERSAD Art for AIDS Auction, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Valentinstag, 707 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

2003
Hasenpfeffer Incorporated, 516 Lockhart St., Pittsburgh, PA

2002
MFA Thesis Show, Green Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2001
MFA Second-Year Exhibition, Green Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Hammond Hall Work-Crew Show, Green Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2000
MFA First-Year Exhibition, Green Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT

1999
Norfolk 99, organized by Sam Messer, Art Barn, Norfolk, CT

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2008
Plastic Poetics
Ian Finch, Maya Schindler, Sarah E. Wood, Colin Zaug
Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
January 18 - February 22, 2008 (catalog)

ART CRITICISM
2011
Dis Magazine "Censorship, Corporate Values, and The Destruction
of The American Working Middle Class."

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2009
40 Under 40
Sponsored by Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP :: Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project

2007
Greater Pittsburgh Artist Opportunity Grant

2000
James Rambeau Honors Thesis Research Award
Katey Lehman Poetry Award

1999
Margaret Giffen Schoenfelder Memorial Scholarship
Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2008-2009
Adjunct Professor
Beginning Painting, Concept Studio II: Time and Space, Pre-College Painting
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2006-2009
Adjunct Professor
Color Theory, Printmaking and Drawing
Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA

2001-2002
Graduate Assistant
Drawing
Yale University, New Haven, CT

1999-2000
Undergraduate Assistant
Contemporary American Literature
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2004-2008
Exhibitions Coordinator
Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University

2003-2004
Art Handler
Carnegie Museum of Art
Pittsburgh, PA

2002-2003
Art Handler
Dia:Beacon,Dia:Chelsea
New York, NY and Beacon, NY

2002
Studio Assistant
Daphne Fitzpatrick
New Haven, CT


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