Artists


 

Born 1985, Massachusetts

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2009 MFA: Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2008 Jacquard Workshop with Louise Lemieux Bérubé; Introduction to Jacquard Weaving: Montreal Center for Contemporary Textiles, Montreal, QC

2007 BFA: Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

COLLECTIONS

The West Collection, Philadelphia, PA

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2015

Museum of Arts and Design Residency, New York, NY

AWARDS

2012

Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Grant, New York, NY

2011

Vermont Studio Center Artist-in-Residence Full Fellowship, Johnson, VT

Kittredge Foundation Grant Recipient, Cambridge, MA

2010

LEAP Award Finalist, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

2009

Best in Show, Radius 250, group show juried by Marlene Rothacker, Artspace, Richmond, VA

Project Completion Grant, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2008

Graduate Academic Tuition Assistantship, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

2007

Graduate Academic Tuition Assistantship, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

Marilyn Pappas Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2006

Barbara L. Kuhlman Foundation, Inc. Fiber Scholarship, Willet, NY

2005

Barbara L. Kuhlman Foundation, Inc. Fiber Scholarship, Willet, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

Darkness Lies Ahead, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Something Precious, Soze Gallery, Hollywood, CA

2014

The Pain Comes in Waves, OGAARD Gallery, Oakland, CA

Crimson Landslide, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA

2013

Undo, University of Wisconsin Gallery, Oshkosh, WI

In & Out, Paradigm Gallery & Studios, Philadelphia, PA

Show Me More, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Erin M Riley, The End is Near Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012

Crush, Extension Gallery, Orchard Skate Shop, Boston, MA

Forgotten in a File, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011

Erin M Riley, 2012 Wind Challenge Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

Jailbait, Sky High Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Graphic, Central Utah Arts Center, Ephraim, UT

Erin M Riley Featured Artist, Store at The Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

2010

Erin M Riley: New Works, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Daddy Issues, Helene Davis Gallery, Artspace, Richmond, VA

2009

Get in the Car! MFA Thesis Exhibit, Temple Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2008

Erin M Riley, Deep Sleep Gallery, Old City, Philadelphia, PA

2007

Erin M Riley, Orchard Gallery, Roxbury, MA

2006

Habitually Untalkative, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

Fresh Brew, Stephanie Chefas Projects, Portland, OR

I Know You Know at Kinfolk Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

Soft Core at Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2014

Scope Art Fair with Paradigm Gallery, Miami, FL

Narcissism and the Self Portrait at Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

December Exhibition at Galerie Wolfsen, Aalborg, Denmark

Soze x Modernica at Soze Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Summer Mixer Group Exhibition, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Invitational Small Works, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY

In Full Swing, Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

Empty Kingdom, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Reality Loop, VEST Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark

Space/Squared, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Competition Team, Eric Schindler Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013

Select Fair, Empty Kingdom and Paradigm Gallery, Miami, FL

Texas Contemporary Art Fair, West Collection booth, Houston, TX

Get Naked: Becoming the Female Nude, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA

Culture Cache, Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ

Ellipses: Alumni Works in 3D, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA

PULSE – Contemporary Art Fair, West Collection, New York, NY

Bones, Center Center, Milwaukee, WI

Fon Seks, University of Illinois Visual Arts Gallery, Springfield, IL

Material, Aviary Gallery & Boutique, Jamaica Plain, MA

2012

Hemmed In, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire, UK

Push Stitchery, Knitting and Stitching Show 2012, Alexandra Palace, London, UK

Group Exhibition, Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland

Group Exhibition, Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate, Ireland

Second Self, Lux/Eros Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Blank Land, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

23rd Annual Benefit Art Auction, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

Tropico Post-Apocalyptic, Extra Extra Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Recalibrations, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Optical Fiber, Space 1026 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011

Woven Stories: Exhibition of Contemporary Tapestries, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

Oye Chica!, The Mission Projects Gallery, Chicago, IL

(re)Consider, The Martin Agency, Richmond, VA

Myself, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery at the University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV

Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, McColl Center for the Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2010

The Big Country, Wassaic Project Fall Exhibition, Millerton, NY

Cutting Edge: A Celebration of Fibers, juried, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY

Re-invent, Re-interpret, Re-make, Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn, VIC Australia

Resident Artist Summer Exhibition, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA

2010

Faculty Exhibition, Sally D. Francisco Gallery at Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ

2009

Family Ties, Fox Art Gallery at UPenn, Philadelphia, PA

Radius 250, Best in Show, juried by Marlene Rothacker, Artspace, Richmond, VA

This is the End, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA

In Limbo, curated by Elizabeth Agro, Grey Area, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Siren's Warning, Art Space Gallery, Hartford, CT

2008

Dirt Made My Lunch, Rebekah Templeton Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

2007

All Media Landscape, juried by Joseph Orr, Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO

Fresh Fiber: Work from Emerging Textile Artists from RISD, UMASS-Dartmouth and MassArt; Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

New Art 2007; National Emerging Artist Competition, MPG Contemporary, Boston, MA

2006

Fibers and Ceramics exhibition for the Massachusetts College of Art All School Show, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA

RESIDENCIES

2012

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

2011 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2010

The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

Emmanuel College, Boston, MA

ARTIST LECTURES

2012

Visiting Artist Lecture, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Omaha, NE

January Art Talk, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

2011

Visiting Artist Critique, UNCC Fibers Department, Charlotte, NC

Artist Talk: Artistic Freedom, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA

Weaving Demo, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA

2010

Visiting Artist Talk, Senior Seminar, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, MA

Artist Talk, Freshman Foundation and Art Therapy Classes, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA