ERIN E. CASTELLAN
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EDUCATION
2010-2012
Master of Fine Arts, Painting, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
1998-2003
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Textile Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2000-2001
European Honors Program, Rhode Island School of Design, Palazzo Cenci, Rome, ITALY
AWARDS/HONORS/RESIDENCIES
2012-2013
Artist-in-Residence, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
2011-2012
Associate Instructor Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2011
Grant-in-Aid, MFA Project, The University Graduate School, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Nominee, Dedalus Foundation Master of Fine Arts Fellowship
2004
Post-Graduate Apprenticeship, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2003-2004
PONCHO Artist-in-Residence, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
1999-2001
Honors List, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
SELECT SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013
From These Hills: Contemporary Art in the Southern Appalachian Highlands, William King Museum, Abingdon, VA
Surface: Selections From Arrowmont's Permanent Collection, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Materiality, Cerulean Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
FABRICation, Theatre Art Galleries, High Point, NC
7 STITCH: Contemporary Textile Art, Claypool-Young Art Galley, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
Artists-in-Residence Annual Exhibition, Sandra J. Blain Gallery, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
2012
Surface Tensions, Ameen Gallery, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA
Seem: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
National Wet Paint MFA Exhibition, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL
2011
Breaking Boundaries, Fuller Projects Space, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2010
Spontaneous Repetition, StrataSphere Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Particular and Peculiar Print Portfolio, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Intersection: Castellan, Hamilton, Parisi, Reisser, Cerulean Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009
The Whole Nine Yards (Midwives Collective Prize), Off the Wall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008
Soft Spots (solo), Honeymilk Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Fall Collection, The FUEL Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Choice Abstractions: Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
2007
The RISD Show, Nahcotta Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
Works On Paper, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
2006
The Pressed Image, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
Art of the State: Pennsylvania, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
Medium Rare (two person), Test Pattern Gallery, Scranton, PA
2005
Thread, Color Graphics, Seattle, WA
2004
Skirting the Edge, Secluded Alley Works, Seattle, WA
2003
Little Things Count, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Samis Foundation Gallery Program (solo), Smith Tower, Seattle, WA
And The Breathing Continues (solo), Benson Hall Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
PUBLICATIONS
2012
International Painting Annual, v.2, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2010
50/50: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, PrintZero Studios, Seattle, WA
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
2012
Ksander, Yael. "Artist in the Making" Artworks, an Interview on NPR
www.wfiu.org February 21/March 21/April 24, 2012
2010
Rosof, Libby. "Spontaneous Repetition - Rebellious Sewn Paintings at StrataSphere"
www.theartblog.org April 14, 2010
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2014
Coordinator, Fibers Tactility Forum, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
2013
Panelist, FABRICation, Southeastern College Art Conference, Greensboro, NC
Panelist/Facilitator, Pursuing A Life in the Arts Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Visiting Artist Lecture/Demonstration, Appalachian Center for Craft, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
Visiting Artist Lecture/Studio Visits, Art Department, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
Visiting Artist Lecture, Art Department, Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN
2012
Visiting Artist Lecture/Material Construction Workshop, Fibers Dept., Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD