KIRSTEN ERVIN:  Artist C.V. 

keerstun@gmail.com

412-576-6254

www.kirstenervin.org

kirstenervinart/instagram


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       Selected Fellow, Installation Art,  Futuremakers Residency, Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

SOLO ART EXHIBITIONS

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

 

2019        Portraits on Penn, Alloy Studios, Pittsburgh, PA

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


 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021        Trigger Warning, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA

2021        Find Your Way Home, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Exhibition Space, Pittsburgh, PA

2021.       Living with Art II, Online Feature Series & Store, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

 

2020        Off the Wall, You Are Here Gallery, Jeanette, PA

 

2020        All Hands on Deck, Roadkill Gallery at Bar Marco, Pittsburgh, PA 


2020        Etna Art Tour, Roadkill Gallery, Etna, PA

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

 

COMMISSIONS

2021       Two in a Canoe: handmade tapestry, private collection of Kirsten Noone

2020,      Dump Trump Illustrations, Sue Lichtenfels

 

2020       Images of Carrick Tapestry, Carnegie Library in Carrick PA

 

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

 

2020       Student & Faculty Portraits , 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

 

2020        Bus Stop, Virtual Puppetry Residency, International Puppet Festival

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

 

2021        3 Matisse Inspired Tapestry Workshops, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

2019-20   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 

2018-19   Adaptive Art Workshops, Sewickley Library, Sewickley, PA

 

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

 

2017-19   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

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

Group A, Pittsburgh

Fiber Arts Guild of Pittsburgh