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ERICA HARNEY

ERICA HARNEY: ARTIST, CURATOR, SCENIC PAINTER & EDUCATOR

STUDIO: 316 Wayne Ave. Lansdowne, PA 19050 PHONE: 518 527 2535
WEBSITES: www.ericaharney.com, coroflot.com/ericaharney EMAIL: ericaharney@gmail.com
SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook- Erica Harney, Artist. Instagram- #erica_harney_artist

CURRICULUM VITAE

b. 1984 New York, USA

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

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS        
2018        TBA Manhattanville College: Purchase, NY (upcoming)
                The Alchemy of Color. The Palette & The Page: Elkton, MD (upcoming)
                Romanticism and the Theatre of Everyday Living. Perrella Gallery @ Fulton Montgomery Community
                College: Johnstown, NY
2017         Romanticism and the Theatre of Everyday Living. HUB-Robeson Gallery @ The Pennsylvania State
                University. University Park, PA  
                Red, Yellow, Green and Blue. A Collection of Work by Erica Harney. 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         Private exhibition at the home of Reba Kline: Philadelphia, PA
                You Are A Story You Tell Yourself: Recent Works by Erica Harney. 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. Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia: Fredonia, NY
                Grand Opening. Independent Rock: Philadelphia, PA
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         Disquiet. Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University: University Park, PA
2008         Erica Harney: New American Painter. Estate Yard Gallery: Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
2007         Erica Harney: Debut. VARGA Gallery: Woodstock, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Two-Person
2017        My Extremities Curled In the Heat of Circumstance: Jackie Cassidy and Erica Harney. Nobody’s
                Gallery Art Locker Pop-Up Exhibition: Philadelphia, PA
                Staged Concerns and Incidental Artifacts: Erica Harney and Remo. Boston St. Gallery.
                Philadelphia, PA
2014         Impressions and Adornment: Erica Harney and StaC Peterson. The Palette & the Page: Elkton, MD
2006        Erica Harney and Ada Van Hecke. Harder Hall, Alfred University: Alfred, NY
Group
2018        Creative Women of Lansdowne. 20*20 House: Lansdowne, PA
               Cecil College Faculty Exhibition. Elkton Station Gallery @ Cecil College: Elkton, MD
               Illumination. The Palette & The Page, LLC: 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
2016         Breaking Forward. Lacey & Phillips Gallery. Philadelphia, PA
               Figurative Art Show. Independent Rock School. 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
               Spring 2016 Affordable Art Show. Independent Rock School. Philadelphia, PA
               L’autoritratto: The Original Selfie. The Biddle Building. Philadelphia, PA
               Very Different Animals. Park Towne Place. Philadelphia, PA
2015         December 2015 Affordable Art Show. Independent Rock School. Philadelphia, PA
               So. Varied: Erica Harney, Chuck Mahley and Michael Yoder. The Makery. State College, PA
               Spring 2015 Affordable Art Show. Independent Rock School. Philadelphia, PA
               I Live Here Now. Cohen Gallery @ 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
               A Show of Hands. Marion Gallery, SUNY Fredonia: Fredonia, NY
               Under the Rug: A Look at Institutional Dishonesty. Iona College: New Rochelle, NY
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. Chapman Gallery, Iona College: New Rochelle, NY
               Arttrazioni. Palazzo Rinaldi Artists’ Residence: Noepoli, Italy
               Salon Show. The 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         NURTUREart 2009 Benefit. Claire Oliver Gallery: New York, NY
               When Push Comes to Shove. Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University: University Park, PA
               Artobahn. Freight Street Gallery: Waterbury, CT.  
               Prequel. Sara Meltzer Gallery: New York, NY
               Diverse Paths: Mid-Atlantic MFA Graduate Student Work. Crane Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
               Stone Canoe. Delavan Art Gallery: Syracuse, NY
               Too Much Love… Edwin W. Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University: University Park, PA
2008        NURTUREart 2008 Benefit. James Cohan Gallery: New York, NY
               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.

ART FAIRS AND AUCTIONS
2018         Red and White Ball. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Philadelphia, PA (upcoming)        
               Mardi Gras Fundraiser for AIM Services. Hattie’s. Saratoga Springs, NY
2017         InLiquid Benefit Invitational. Crane Arts Center, Ice Box Project Space: Philadelphia, PA
               Silver Anniversary, Golden Opportunity. Jewish Community Center: Philadelphia, PA
               A Starry Night: An Evening Illuminating Dreams (Child Guidance Resource Center Annual
                Fundraising Gala). Community Arts Center: Wallingford, PA
               Passyunk Square Civic Association Art Auction. St. Maron’s Hall. Philadelphia, PA
               Red and White Ball. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Philadelphia, PA
2016        The Chairity Project. Dane Décor: Philadelphia, PA
               Fulton Follies. Fulton Theatre: Lancaster, PA
               InLiquid Benefit v. 16. Crane Arts Center, Ice Box Project Space: Philadelphia, PA
2015        Falling Leaves Festival. Cecil College. Elkton, MD
               InLiquid Benefit v.15. Crane Arts Center, Ice Box Project Space: Philadelphia, PA
2014        InLiquid Benefit v.14. Crane Arts Center, Ice Box Project Space: Philadelphia, PA
2013        SELECT Fair. Represented by JAG Modern, Philadelphia, PA: Miami, FL
2011        Sunday’s Auction House: New York, NY

SELECTED ADDITIONAL VENUES
2017        Good Karma 2. Philadelphia, PA
               Murano Condominiums. Philadelphia, PA
               Stone Barn Restaurant. Kennett Square, PA
               Creative Pursuits Studios: Lancaster, PA
2016         NET Impact Conference. Philadelphia Convention Center. Philadelphia, PA
               Philadelphia Open Studio Tour. Park Towne Place: Philadelphia, PA
               DesignPhiladelphia. Park Towne Place: Philadelphia, PA
               Rambofest. Tellus 360: Lancaster, PA
               Creative Pursuits Studios: Lancaster, PA
               Philly Home Buyers Open House and Artist Showcase: 537 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA
2015        WellNest Studios: Latham, NY
               Home With Alexis (home styling and staging): Philadelphia, PA
2013-15   Beacon Art Shortwave Gallery: Stone Harbor, NJ
2014        Dhyana Yoga: Philadelphia, PA
2013-14   JAG Modern: Philadelphia, PA
2013-14   Penn State Hershey Medical Center: Hershey, PA
2012        Balance Gallery: Philadelphia, PA
2012       Clouds. Collaboration with musician Slaveiko Savov. Pasquerilla Spiritual Center at Pennsylvania
                          State University: University Park, PA
2011       Gliere’s Suite for Double Bass and Viola. Performance with D. John Lemke and Jake Sustaita.
                           Pennsylvania State University: University Park, PA; St. Paul’s Methodist Church: State
                           College, PA

SELECTED HONORS/AWARDS
2016         Blick Art Materials Microgrant
2013        Coupling. Off the Wall Gallery @ Dirty Frank’s: Philadelphia, PA
               Winner: Most Original Conceptual Approach
2012        Acceptance and completion of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Training Program: Philadelphia, PA
2011         Christos N. Apostle Charitable Trust Grant
2010         Pennsylvania State University Travel Opportunity Grant
2009         Dedalus Foundation Grant Nominee
2008         Pennsylvania State University College of Art & Architecture Research Opportunity Grant
               Pennsylvania State University School of Visual Arts Research Opportunity Grant
               Pennsylvania State University School of Visual Arts Graduate Assistantship
               Graham Endowed Fellowship
               Pennsylvania State University Fund for Excellence in Graduate Recruitment
2006         Daniel Joseph Murphy II Memorial Award for Creativity
               Alfred University Student Innovation Award
               Alfred University Marlin Miller Outstanding Senior Award Finalist

CORPORATE COMMISSIONS

2018         Fulton-Montgomery Community College: Johnstown, NY
2016         3M Corporation. St. Paul, MN  
2007         Dental Office of Lewis R. Morrison: Halfmoon, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Albany Damien Center: Albany, NY
Brooklyn Art Library: Brooklyn, NY
Caron Treatment Center: Plymouth Meeting, PA
Independent Rock School: Philadelphia, PA
Maria Fareri Medical Home for Children at the Westchester Medical Center: Valhalla, NY
Murano Condominiums: Philadelphia, PA
Palazzo Rinaldi Artists’ Residence: 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

RESIDENCIES

2014         Artscape Gibraltar Point: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2011         Weir Farm National Historic Site: Wilton, CT
               Palazzo Rinaldi Artists’ Residency: Noepoli, Basilicata, Italy
2008        Vermont Studio Center: Johnson, VT Partial Fellowship Recipient
2006        Vermont Studio Center: Johnson, VT Partial Fellowship Recipient

SELECTED LECTURES AND TALKS
2017        #45: Artists Respond to the New Political Landscape. Chapman Gallery at Iona College: New Rochelle, NY
2016         Very Different Animals- Artist Talk. Park Towne Place: Philadelphia, PA
2014        Visiting Artist Lecture. SUNY Fredonia. New York State Summer School of the Arts: Fredonia, NY
2013        Visual Aids: Art for the Open Mind and Open Eye. Hershey Medical Center: Hershey, PA
2012         Devon Senior Living: Devon, PA
2011        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, 2006 Artist-in-Residence Lecture. Vermont Studio Center: Johnson, VT

MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS
2017-Present. The Palette & The Page. Elkton, MD
2015- Present. InLiquid. Philadelphia, PA
2013-16. Secretary, Reunion Exhibition Coordinator. Penn State School of Visual Art Alumni Board.
       University Park, PA.

SELECTED CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2017        #45: Artists Respond to the New Political Landscape. Iona College. New Rochelle, NY  
2016         StIX & stONES: Penn State School of Visual Arts Reunion Exhibition. Zoller Gallery @ Penn State
                University: University Park, PA
               L’autoritratto: The Original Selfie. Sponsored by InLiquid. The Biddle Building: Philadelphia, PA
2015- 2016 Curator. Independent Rock School. Philadelphia, PA.
2015        So.VAried: Penn State School of Visual Arts Reunion Exhibition. The Makery: State College, PA
2014        W.Here We Are: Penn State School of Visual Arts Reunion Exhibition. Zoller Gallery @ Penn State
                University: University Park, PA.
2013         Under the Rug: A Look at Institutional Dishonesty. Iona College. New Rochelle, NY
2005         What Drives Me. Women’s Leadership Center @ Alfred University: Alfred, NY



BIBLIOGRAPHY/PUBLICATIONS

2018        New Exhibit Featured at FM’s Perrella Gallery. http://www.fmcc.edu/2018/02/05/new-exhibit-featured-        at-
fms-perrella-gallery/ Feb 5 2018
       The Heroine’s Journey: Interview With Peter de Kuster.
       https://theheroinejourney2016.wordpress.com/2018/01/30/the-heroines-journey-of-erica-harney-2/ Jan
30, 2018
Roan, Elizabeth. InLiquid Artists Share How They Deal With Stress. https://inliquid.org/from-        inliquid/inliquid-artists-
share-how-they-deal-with-stress/ Jan 30, 2018
2017         Vick, Rachel. Penn State Alumna Erica Harney returns with new exhibit in HUB Gallery.
               The Daily Collegian. 2017.09.27.
http://www.collegian.psu.edu/article_8958e54c-a4ae-11e7-baae 137f65f80922.html
George, Daniel R. PhD, MS. Claire de Boer, MS, Michael J Green, MD, MS. Journal of the
American Medical Association. That Landscape is Where I’d Like to Be: Offering Patients with Cancer a Choice of
Artwork. March 7 2017. Vol. 317, No. 9
2016        Lancaster Fig (citation needed)
Literary House Press (citation needed)
               Up the Staircase Quarterly, issue 33: Spring 2016
               KA Confidential: the in-flight magazine of KaiserAir . Issue 2: Spring 2016
               KA Confidential: the in-flight magazine of KaiserAir . Issue 1: Winter 2015-6
2015         TriQuarterly. Northwestern University Press. Illustration for poem by Keetje Kuipers
               Southern Humanities Review. Vol. 48 no.3 (cover)
               Library as Incubator Project . “Featuring: Erica Harney” 2015.1.22
               http://www.libraryasincubatorproject.org/?p=15886
2014        Hitchcock, Greg. “Northville Library showcases painter’s art work,” Schenectady Leader Herald.
               2014.11.26.
               McBride, Dara. “Travels, scenic painting inspire artist’s own works,” The Cecil Whig. 2014.10.07
                “Escape from the Lab,” Popular Mechanics. v.191. no 4. Photo, p. 72-3.
2013         Tirage Monthly, Issue 3. www.tiragemonthly.com
2010         Instructor forced to start fresh after art theft. The Daily Collegian. 2010.8.2
2009        Studio Visit Magazine, v8.  Open Studios Press.
               ALT Magazine, issue 1. Penn State University Press
               Darcy Bhandari, Heather. Prequel. Exhibition catalog.
               Kalliope Literary Magazine, 2009 ed. Penn State University Press.
               Stone Canoe Journal, Issue #3 January 2009. Syracuse University Press.
                “American Artist in the Estate Yard,” Kilkenny People. January 2 2009. County Kilkenny, Ireland.
2008         Artscope Magazine, September/October 2008

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Higher Education
2018         Professor of Art. Alvernia University Philadelphia Center: Elkins Park, PA.
2017-18        Professor of Art. Cecil College: Elkton, MD
2016-17         Visiting Artist. Hershey Medical Center: Hershey, PA
2015        Visiting Artist.  Cecil College: Elkton and North East MD campuses. September-October)
2014         Visiting Artist. New York State Summer School of the Arts/Visual Art: Fredonia, NY
2010-11        Visiting Instructor. Pennsylvania State University: University Park, PA
2008-10         Graduate Lecturer. Pennsylvania State University: University Park. PA
2007- Present Installation Assistant. Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College: Saratoga Springs, NY
Additional Teaching Experience
2015-17 Visiting Artist. New Canaan Library: New Canaan, CT
2008       Instructor. Shenendehowa Community Education Program: Clifton Park, NY
2005- 07 Teaching Assistant. New York State Summer School of the Arts/Visual Art: Brockport, NY
Selected Scenic and Mural Work
2012- Present Freelance Scenic Artist. Philadelphia, PA; Wilmington, DE et. al
2012-Present: Freelance Muralist, Mural Assistant, and Restoration Artist
2013- 2016 Scenic Charge. Fulton Theatre: Lancaster, PA
2011 Set design. Impressions: collaboration with choreographer KT Huckabee. Misciagna Family
        Center at Penn State Altoona: Altoona, PA
Other
2017        Freelance Art Handler. Premier Art Installation. Philadelphia, PA
2015        Cover art for Smoking Cigarettes, Eating Glass: A Psychologist’s Memoir. Annita Perez Sawyer.        
               Published by the Santa Fe Writers’ Project
2006-        Present Art Handler and Installation Assistant. Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore
               College: Saratoga Springs, NY