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PROFESSIONAL CV
Last Updated 2020.02.25

EDUCATION
2010         MFA, Pennsylvania State University. University Park, PA
2006         BFA Magna Cum Laude with Divisional Honors, Alfred University. Alfred, NY
                      Minor: Art History with Divisional Honors
2005         Santa Reparata International School of Art. Florence, Italy (Study Abroad)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Scenic and Mural Work
2012-20 Freelance Scenic Artist for stage, television and commercial productions
2012-20 Freelance Mural Artist and Restorer
2018-19 Scenic Artist, Universal Services Associates, Inc. Folcroft, PA
2013-16 Scenic Charge Artist, Fulton Theatre, Lancaster, PA

Higher Education
2018-20 Adjunct Professor, Alvernia University Philadelphia Center, Elkins Park, PA
2017-19 Adjunct Professor, Cecil College, North East, MD
2010-11 Visiting Instructor, Pennsylvania State University School of Visual Arts, University Park, PA
2008-10 Graduate Lecturer, Pennsylvania State University School of Visual Arts, University Park, PA

Selected Non-Academic Teaching
2018-19 Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
2018-19 University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA

HONORS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES
2016          Blick Art Materials Microgrant
2014        
  Residency, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2013        
  Most Original Conceptual Approach, Coupling Exhibition. Off the Wall Gallery @ Dirty Frank’s,
                       Philadelphia, PA
2012        
  Philadelphia Mural Arts Training Program, Philadelphia, PA
2011        
  Residency, Weir Farm Art Alliance, Wilton, CT
              
   Residency, Palazzo Rinaldi Artist Residency, Noepoli, Basilicata, Italy
              
   Christos N. Apostle Charitable Trust Grant, Troy, NY
2010       
   Pennsylvania State University Travel Opportunity Grant for solo exhibition in County Kilkenny, Ireland
2009        
  Dedalus Foundation Grant Nominee
2008        
  Pennsylvania State University College of Art & Architecture Research Opportunity Grant,
                      University Park, PA
              
   Pennsylvania State University School of Visual Arts Research Opportunity Grant, University Park, PA
              
   Pennsylvania State University School of Visual Arts Graduate Assistantship, University Park, PA
              
   Pennsylvania State University Graham Endowed Fellowship, University Park, PA
              
   Pennsylvania State University Fund for Excellence in Graduate Recruitment, University Park, PA
              
   Residency and Partial Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2006        
  Residency and Partial Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT
              
   Daniel Joseph Murphy II Memorial Award for Creativity, Alfred, NY
              
   Alfred University Student Innovation Award, Alfred, NY
              
   Alfred University Marlin Miller Outstanding Senior Award Finalist, Alfred, NY

EXHIBITION HISTORY
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2019          Erica Harney, Wallingford Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
2018        
  Handmade: Constructed Realties, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY
              
   The Alchemy of Color, The Palette & the Page, Elkton, MD
             
    Romanticism and the Theatre of Everyday Living, Fulton Montgomery Community College, Johnstown, NY
2017        
  Romanticism and the Theatre of Everyday Living, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA  
              
   Red, Yellow, Green and Blue, Upstate Medical University Health Sciences Library, Syracuse, NY
2016        
  Home For the Summer, Uncommon Grounds, Saratoga Springs, NY
              
   Mostly True Stories, The Grand Opera House, Wilmington, DE
2015        
  You Are A Story You Tell Yourself, Cecil College, Elkton, MD
              
   Pennsylvania Landscapes, Balance Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2014        
  Girl From the North Country, Northville Public Library, Northville, NY
              
   A Matter of Perception, Red Raven Art Company, Lancaster, PA
              
   Visiting Artist Exhibition, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY
2013        
  Erica Harney, Upstate Medical University Health Sciences Library, Syracuse, NY
2011        
  Here Comes the Sun, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  
2010       
   Increased Security, Morrison Gallery, Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA
2010        
  MFA Thesis Exhibition, Disquiet, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
2008        
  New American Painter, Estate Yard Gallery, Castlecomer, County Kilkenny, Ireland
2007        
  Debut, VARGA Gallery, Woodstock, NY

Selected Two-Person Exhibitions
2017        
  My Extremities Curled In the Heat of Circumstance, Nobody’s Gallery Art Locker Pop-Up Exhibition,
                       Philadelphia, PA (with Jackie Cassidy)
                 Staged Concerns and Incidental Artifacts,, Boston St. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (with Remo)
2014        
  Impressions and Adornment, The Palette & the Page, Elkton, MD (with Stacy Peterson)
2006        
  BFA Thesis Exhibition, Alfred University: Alfred, NY (with Ada van Hecke)

Selected Group Exhibitions
2021        
  The Feminine Face of Myths and Dreams, Cecil College online exhibition. Elkton, MD
                 Home, Duke Gallery, Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
2020        
  Live.Love.Lansdowne, Lansdowne Arts Board, online exhibition. Lansdowne, PA
                 Hostile Terrain 94: Undocumented Migration Project. Hub-Robeson Gallery @ Penn State University, University Park, PA
                 Artists in the Time of Coronavirus, Part 45. Online exhibition hosted by TheArtBlog.org
                 Congruence. Online exhibition hosted by I Like Your Work. Juried by Bridgette Mayer
                 Vernal Longing, Online exhibition hosted by InLiquid Art+Design and Artsy
2019        
  12 x 12, Cecil College, Elkton, MD
                 Drawing on Talent, Alvernia University, Reading, PA (faculty exhibition)
                 Inside-Outside, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                 Mural Arts Artists Exhibition, Thomas Eakins House, Philadelphia, PA
                 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts: Images 2019, Schlow Centre Region Library, State College, PA
                 South Philly: Pretty and Gritty, DaVinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
                 Spotlight on Cecil College Fine Arts Faculty, Cecil College, Elkton, MD (faculty exhibition)
2018       
   smallWORKS 2 ½, Garrison Art Center, Garrison NY
                 12 x 12, Cecil College, North East, MD
                 Delaware Dreams: Return to the River, D&R Greenway Land Trust, Princeton, NJ
                 Creative Women of Lansdowne, 20*20 House Gallery, Lansdowne, PA
                 Spotlight on Cecil College Fine Arts Faculty, Cecil College, Elkton, MD (faculty exhibition)
                 Illumination, The Palette & the Page, Elkton, MD
2017        
  12 x 12. Elkton Station Gallery @ Cecil College: Elkton, MD
                 #45: Artists Respond to the New Political Landscape, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY (Curator)
2016        
  Breaking Forward, Lacey & Phillips Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                 Philadelphia Open Studio Tour Featured Exhibition, City Hall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                 Rambofest, Tellus 360. Lancaster, PA
                 Climate Disrupted, Firth and Wilson Transport Cycles, Philadelphia, PA
                 L’autoritratto: The Original Selfie, The Biddle Building, Philadelphia, PA (Curator)
                 Very Different Animals, Park Towne Place, Philadelphia, PA
2015        
  So.Varied: Erica Harney, Chuck Mahley and Michael Yoder. The Makery. State College, PA
                  I Live Here Now, GoggleWorks, Reading, PA
                 Childhood in Decline, Blank Canvas Gallery, New Hope, PA
2014        
  December Group Exhibition, Red Raven Art Company, Lancaster, PA
                 Autumn Invitational, Off-the-Wall Gallery @ Dirty Frank’s, Philadelphia, PA
2013        
  Coupling, Off-the-Wall Gallery @ Dirty Frank’s, Philadelphia, PA
                 Faculty Collections,  HUB-Robeson Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
                 Under the Rug, A Look at Institutional Dishonesty, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY (Curator)
2012       
   Apocalypse, BAU Gallery, Beacon, NY
                 ArtNude, James Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                 America! University of Michigan Detroit Center, Work*Detroit, Detroit, MI
                 Animal Show, Pterodactyl Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2011        
  Double Vision, A Collaborative Experience, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
                 Arttrazioni, Palazzo Rinaldi Artists’ Residence, Noepoli, Italy
                 Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010        
  October and November Group Exhibitions, Gray Wall Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT         
                 Faculty Exhibition, Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
                 Art at the X, Xavier University Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
                 Unbound, Coleman Burke Gallery, New York, NY
                 First Growth, 33 East 1st Street, New York, NY
                 OH+5 2010: An Ohio Border Biennial, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH
2009        
  When Push Comes to Shove, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
                 Artobahn. Freight Street Gallery, Waterbury, CT.  
                 Prequel, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
                 Diverse Paths: Mid-Atlantic MFA Graduate Student Work, Crane Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
                 Stone Canoe, Delavan Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY
                 Too Much Love… Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
2008         
 Small Works Exhibition. Mamaroneck Artists’ Guild, Larchmont, NY
                 Trees and Arches on Chapel, White Space Gallery, New Haven, CT        
2006        
  Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better, Kathleen Cullen Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED ART FAIRS AND AUCTIONS
2021        
  Save Dirty Frank’s (And the World) online auction. Philadelphia, PA
2019        
  A Bit of the Arts, Lansdowne, PA
2018-19     Arts on the Avenue, Lansdowne, PA
2018        
  Art for the Cash Poor, Philadelphia, PA
2013        
  SELECT Fair, Miami, FL (represented by JAG Modern, Philadelphia, PA)
2011       
   Sunday’s Auction House, New York, NY

SELECTED ADDITIONAL VENUES
2020        
  Artwork featured in independent film Red 48
2017        
  Murano Condominiums, Philadelphia, PA
2016         
 Philadelphia Open Studio Tour, Park Towne Place, Philadelphia, PA
2013-15
    Beacon Art Shortwave Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ
2013-14
    JAG Modern, Philadelphia, PA
2013-14
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
2012        
  Balance Gallery: Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED BENEFIT EXHIBITIONS/PHILANTHROPY
2017-20
    Public school murals with YouthBuild Philly for MLK Day of Service, Philadelphia, PA
                 Artwork donations, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School #GrowYB, Philadelphia, PA,
2014-20
    Benefit exhibitions, InLiquid Benefit, Icebox Project Space, Crane Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
2019        
  Benefit exhibition, Feli*Delphia: Philly Kitty Rescue, Boardroom Spirits Distillery, Lansdale, PA (Curator)
2018        
  Artwork donation, Brews for Mews: Philly Kitty Rescue, Blueprint Brewery, Harleysville, PA
2017-18
    Artwork donation, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Red and White Ball, Philadelphia, PA
2017        
  Artwork donation, Child Guidance Resource Center Annual Fundraising Gala, Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
                 Benefit exhibition, Passyunk Square Civic Association Art Auction, St. Maron’s Hall, Philadelphia, PA
2016        
  Benefit exhibition, The Chairity Project, Dane Décor, Philadelphia, PA
2011        
  Here Comes the Sun: Killian Mansfield Foundation, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (solo exhibition)
2009        
  NURTUREart 2009 Benefit, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, NY
2008        
  NURTUREart 2008 Benefit, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COMMISSIONS
2020        
  Mural, Caroga Arts Collective, Caroga Lake, NY
2019        
  Mural, Bella Pizza, North East, MD
                 Mural/installation, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
                 Commissioned series, Women in STEM, Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Johnstown, NY
2018        
  Commissioned painting, Wakefern Foods Corporation, Keasbey, NJ
                 Mural, The Bancroft School, Mount Laurel, NJ
                 Commissioned series, Women in STEM, Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Johnstown, NY
2017        
  Mural, The Bancroft School, Mount Laurel, NJ
                 Commissioned paintings, Home With Alexis, Philadelphia, PA
2016        
  Commissioned collage, 3M Corporation, St. Paul, MN
2014        
  Vignette murals, Cozen O’Connor Law Firm, Philadelphia, PA
2007        
  Commissioned painting, Dental Offices of Lewis R. Morrison, Halfmoon, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
Caron Treatment Center, Plymouth Meeting, PA
Maria Fareri Medical Home for Children at the Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
Murano Condominiums, Philadelphia, PA
Palazzo Rinaldi Artists’ Residency, Noepoli, Italy
Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, PA
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, Bennington, VT
Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, CT

BIBLIOGRAPHY/PUBLICATIONS
Print
2018        Unknown. “STEM-Focused Art Unveiled at FMCC,” Amsterdam Leader-Herald (citation needed)
2017        George, Daniel R. PhD, MS. Claire de Boer, MS, Michael J Green, MD, MS. “That Landscape is Where I’d
                       Like to Be: Offering Patients with Cancer a Choice of Artwork,”
                       
Journal of the American Medical Association. March 7th.  Vol. 317, No. 9
2016
       Up the Staircase Quarterly, issue 33: Spring 2016
               KA Confidential: the in-flight magazine of KaiserAir . Issue 1 and 2: Winter 2016, Spring 2016
2015        TriQuarterly. Northwestern University Press
               Southern Humanities Review. Vol. 48 no.3 (cover)
2014        Hitchcock, Greg. “Northville Library showcases painter’s art work,” Schenectady Leader-Herald
               McBride, Dara. “Travels, scenic painting inspire artist’s own works,” The Cecil Whig
2009        Studio Visit Magazine, v8.  Open Studios Press
               ALT Magazine, issue 1. Penn State University Press
               Bhandari, Heather Darcy. Prequel. Exhibition catalog
               Kalliope Literary Magazine. Penn State University Press
               Stone Canoe Journal, Issue #3. Syracuse University Press
               Unknown. “American Artist in the Estate Yard.” Kilkenny People, County Kilkenny, Ireland
2008         Artscope Magazine, September/October. Centerfold

Web
2018        Unknown. “New Exhibit Featured at FM’s Perrella Gallery,” Feb. 5th 2018
                              http://www.fmcc.edu/2018/02/05/new-exhibit-featured-at-fms-perrella-gallery/
               Kuster, Peter. “The Heroine’s Journey: Interview With Erica Harney,” Jan 30th 2018
                       https://theheroinejourney2016.wordpress.com/2018/01/30/the-heroines-journey-of-erica-harney-2/
               Roan, Elizabeth. “InLiquid Artists Share How They Deal With Stress,” Jan. 30th 2018
                       https://inliquid.org/from- inliquid/inliquid-artists-share-how-they-deal-with-stress/
2017        Boone, Leon. “Start Your Collection With a Piece Dedicated to Philadelphia’s Mummers’ Parade”
                       https://inliquid.org/from-inliquid/start-your-collection-with-a-piece-dedicated-to-philadelphias-mummers-parade/
               Vick, Rachel. “Penn State Alumna Erica Harney returns with new exhibit in HUB Gallery,” The Daily Collegian. September 27th.
                       http://www.collegian.psu.edu/article_8958e54c-a4ae-11e7-baae 137f65f80922.html
2015         Unknown. “Featuring: Erica Harney,” Library as Incubator Project, Jan. 22nd 2015
                       http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=15886
2013         Tirage Monthly, Issue 3
                       www.tiragemonthly.com

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES/TALKS/WORKSHOPS
2020        Virtual watercolor workshop, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
2019        Watercolor workshop, Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
               Watercolor workshop, University City Arts League, Wallingford, PA
2018        Artist talk, “Celebrating Women in STEM,” Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Johnstown, NY
2015-18 Annual drawing workshops, New Canaan Library, New Canaan, CT
2014-18 Landscape painting workshops, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
2017        Curator talk, “#45: Artists Respond to the New Political Landscape,” Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
2016         Artist talk, “Very Different Animals,” Park Towne Place, Philadelphia, PA
2014        Visiting Artist lecture and workshop, New York State Summer School of the Arts, SUNY Fredonia,
Fredonia, NY
2013        Lecture, “Visual Aids: Art for the Open Mind and Open Eye,” Penn State Hershey Medical Center,
Hershey, PA
2011        Lecture, “Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Lecture,” Wilton Library, Wilton, CT
2010        Artist talk, Penn State Harrisburg. Morrison Gallery, Middletown, PA
               Artist talk, Coleman Burke Gallery, New York, NY
2008        Artist-in-Residence lecture, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2006        Artist-in-Residence lecture, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS
2020        Board Member, Lansdowne Arts Board, Lansdowne, PA
2015-20
  Artist Member, InLiquid Art, Philadelphia, PA
2017-18    Artist Member, The Palette & The Page, Elkton, MD
2013-16
   Secretary and Exhibition Coordinator, Penn State School of Visual Art Alumni Board , University Park, PA
      
SELECTED CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2019         Feli*Delphia: Exhibition to Benefit The Philly Kitty. Boardroom Spirits Distillery. Lansdale, PA
2017        #45: Artists Respond to the New Political Landscape. Iona College. New Rochelle, NY  
               L’autoritratto: The Original Selfie. Sponsored by InLiquid. The Biddle Building. Philadelphia, PA
2015- 2016 Independent Rock School. Philadelphia, PA
2014-16
   Penn State SoVA Reunion Exhibitions. University Park, PA
2013         Under the Rug: A Look at Institutional Dishonesty. Iona College. New Rochelle, NY

UNCATEGORIZED
2021        Cover illustration, Sometime A Fine Morning: Poems of Philadelphia by Ernest Yates
2020        Cover illustration, Errata: Poems of Philadelphia by Ernest Yates
2012-Present: Freelance Muralist
2017        Art Handler, Premier Art Installation, Philadelphia, PA
2015        Cover illustration, Smoking Cigarettes, Eating Glass: A Psychologist’s Memoir. Annita Perez Sawyer. Santa
Fe Writers Project
2012      
  Collaboration, Clouds, with musician Slaveiko Savov. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
2011      
  Collaboration, Impressions, with choreographer KT Huckabee. Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA        
             
  Collaboration, Gliere’s Suite for Double Bass and Viola, with musicians D. John Lemke and Jake Sustaita.
                          Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA and St. Paul’s Methodist Church, State
College, PA
2006-17
   Art Handler and Installation Assistant, Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY