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KIRSTEN ERVIN:  Artist C.V. 

keerstun@gmail.com

412-576-6254

www.kirstenervin.org

kirstenervinart/instagram
 

SOLO/DUO ART EXHIBITIONS

2022        Drawn Together: A Coming of Middle Age Story in 62 Portraits, UnSmoke Art Systems, Braddock, PA

                Art Exhibit with Artist Suzanne Werder

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

2022.      Behind The Mask, Fiber Art Guild of PIttsburgh Member Show, Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA

               Awarded First Place, Best Interpretation of Theme in Show 

2022.      The Pittsburgh Left, SPACE GALLERY, Pittsburgh, PA

2022.      The Anthropology of Motherhood, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA 

2022        Interaction Now, Associated Artists at Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA 

2022.       Small & Off The Wall, Group A Member Show, Ketchup City, Sharpsburg, PA

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

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

COMMISSIONS

2022.      Portrait of Dr. Helen Faison & Black Student Union, Shine Society of Excellence, Chatham College​

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       Student & Faculty Portraits , Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship

 

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

 

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


 

PERFORMANCE 

2022.       Pittsburgh Stories, The Pittsburgh Left Exhibition, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 

 

2020        Bus Stop, Virtual Puppetry Residency, International Puppet Festival, Online

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        Hip Hex Hoops, Punch Rug Workshop, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA 

 

2021        Matisse Inspired Tapestry Workshops, Online 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

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