KIRSTEN ERVIN:  Artist C.V. 

keerstun@gmail.com

412-576-6254

www.kirstenervin.org

kirstenervinart/instagram


 

EXHIBITIONS

 

SOLO ART EXHIBITIONS/ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

2019-20 Art & Social Practice Residency, Project Art, Carrick Library, Carrick, PA

 

2019 Fine Foundation Artist in Residence, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2019 Portraits on Penn, Zeke’s Coffee, Pittsburgh, PA 

 

2019 Portraits on Penn, Alloy Studios, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2019 Selected Fellow,  Futuremakers Residency, Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh, PA 

 

2018 Passenger Portrait Project,  Pittsburgh International Airport, Pittsburgh, PA


 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2019 Strive!: A National Exhibition Highlighting Immigration & the American Dream, 

 D’art Center, Norfolk, VA

 

2018 Group A 75 Anniversary Exhibition, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh

 

2018 Inspired, Fiber Arts Guild of Pittsburgh, Harlan Gallery, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA 

 

2018 Entangled, Group A, Irma Freeman Center for Imagination, Pittsburgh

 

2017 Blue, Fiber Arts Guild of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh

 

2016 Figure Drawing Show, Panza Gallery, Pittsburgh


 

COMMISSIONS

 

2020 Images of Carrick Tapestry, Carnegie Library in Carrick PA

 

2020 Step On It: handmade tapestry, private collection of Tara Taylor

 

2020 40 Student & Faculty Portraits , Entrepreneurs of the Year, 

 Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship

 

2019 Chutes & Ladders, hand tufted rug, private collection of Stephanie Westley
 

2018 Marching Band Hats, Colonel Eagleburger's High Stepping Goodtime Band, First Night, Cultural      

Trust, Pittsburgh

 

2018 Finger Puppets of Pittsburgh City Council, City County Building, Pittsburgh, PA

Presented to Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, Pittsburgh Day of Puppetry, World Day of Puppetry. 

 

2017 Marching Band Hats, Colonel Eagleburger's High Stepping Goodtime Band, First Night, Cultural

Trust, Pittsburgh

 

2017 Art of Belonging Poster, Sprout Fund, Pittsburgh

 

2017 Feeding the Birds, hand hooked wool tapestry, private collection of Lisel Virkler

 

2016 Art Car, First Night Parade, Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh


 

PERFORMANCE & PUPPETRY

 

2019 Hippies in Space, Puppetry Guild of Pittsburgh, Working Men’s Beneficial Union, Pittsburgh,  PA 

 

2018 Anatomy of a Crumb, Halloween Puppetry Slam, Glitter Box Theater, Pittsburgh

 

2018 Groundhog Underground, Groundhog's Day Showcase, Glitter Box Theater, Pittsburgh

 

2017 Freak Show, Puppetry Guild of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

 

2016 I Am A Woman, Wordplay, Bricolage Theater, Pittsburgh

 

2016 Anatomy of a Crumb, Puppetry Guild of Pittsburgh, Union Project, Pittsburgh


 

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

 

2016 Handmade Arcade, Guest Curator, David Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh

 

2015 Now You See Me, Creative Citizen Studios,  Art on the Walls, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council 


 

PROFESSIONAL ART TEACHING  EXPERIENCE

 

2019-2020 Project Art: Art & Social Practice Resident, Carrick Library, Carrick, PA

 

2019 Art Camp, Irma Freeman Center for the Imagination, Pittsburgh, PA 

 

2019 Teaching Artist, Rug Hooking Workshop, Society for Contemporary Craft, 

Pittsburgh, PA 

 

2018 - present Adaptive Art Workshops, Sewickley Library, Sewickley, PA

 

2018 Teaching Artist, Folk Art Drawing Workshop, Rug Hooking Guild, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2017 - 2019 Art Instructor, Community Living and Support Services, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2017 Teaching Artist, Rug Hooking Workshop, Society for Contemporary Craft, 

Pittsburgh, PA

 

2017 Teaching Artist,  After School Program, Propel Hazelwood, Propel Schools, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2016 Studio Assistant, Studio Capezzuti, Pittsburgh, PA

2015 Manager, ACHIEVA Creative Art Studio, Pittsburgh, PA

 

ART GUILD MEMBERSHIPS

Group A, Pittsburgh

Fiber Arts Guild of Pittsburgh