© 2019 by Erin Canady

CV

Education

2016    MFA - UNC Chapel Hill

2011    BFA - UNC Asheville

2008    Buddhist Studies - Thamasaat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2019    Wading in the Muck Together - Studio 15, Durham, NC    

2018    Processing Process - Feurtado Gallery, White Plains, NY

2016    to shape, of thought - UNC Asheville, Asheville, NC 

            The Silence We Speak - The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC

            vital (futile) - John and June Allcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

2011    Connective Threads - Highsmith Union Gallery, Asheville, NC

Selected Group Exhibitions  

2019    Coined in the South - The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

             Lines of Thought - CICA Museum, South Korea

             Contemporary South - Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC 

2018    Black and White - Core Art Space, Denver, CO

             Fresh - ArtSpace, Raleigh, NC   

2017    Mixtape - The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC 

            The Lived Body - Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

            Radeo Flyer - DAC Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2016    ma(t)ter-realism - John and June Allcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 

            Radeo Flyer - various public locations, Los Angeles, CA + Manhattan, NY

            Finding Solitude - Cabarrus County Arts Council, Concord, NC 

            Depth Perception - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC

             the beginning of everything. - Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2015    Interactive Lines - Cabarrus County Arts Council, Concord, NC

            Drawing Discourse - S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, Asheville, NC

2013    Heartworks - NC Stage Company, Asheville, NC

2012    A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - Flood Gallery, Asheville, NC

            Art Front Members Exhibition - Highsmith Union Gallery, Asheville, NC

2011    44th Annual Juried Student Exhibition - S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, Asheville, NC

            Art Front Members Exhibition - Highsmith Union Gallery, Asheville, NC

Professional Experience

2019    Adjunct Instructor of Art and Art History -  Asheville-Buncombe Community College, Asheville, NC 

2018    Art Teacher - Durham Academy Upper School, Durham, NC

2016    Co-founder - subverbal collective

             Art Instructor - Acton Academy, Durham, NC

             Art Instructor/Resident - The ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC

             Drawing Instructor - Sawtooth School for Visual Arts, Winston-Salem, NC

             Instructor/Teaching Fellow (Drawing I) - UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

2015    Instructor/Teaching Fellow (Drawing I) - UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

             Gallery Assistant, John and June Allcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

             Woodshop Assistant, UNC Chapel Hill Art Lab, Chapel Hill, NC 

2014    Studio Assistant/Shipping and Purchasing, Jonas Gerard Fine Art, Asheville, NC

Grants, Awards & Residencies

2016    Top Prize for Outstanding MFA Work - Juried by Eric Shiner, Director of The Andy                                             Warhol Museum

2014    Gullkistan Residency - Laugavartn, Iceland

2013    Recipient of the Regional Artist Project Grant - Toe River Arts Council, NC

2012    Distinction in Art - UNC Asheville

             Distinction as an Undergraduate Research Scholar - UNC Asheville

2010    Recipient of the Guadalupe Chavarria Art Scholarship

Artist Talks, Workshops, Special Projects

2019    Community as Creator: Seeing Sound - Arcana, Durham, NC

2018    Visiting Artist Lecture, Artist Talk with Subverbal Collective - Lenoir-Rhyne University, NC

2017    Art After Dark, Workshop Leader - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC

            Mixtape, Artist Talk - The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC

            Mixtape, Co-curator - The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC

            The Lived Body, Co-curator - The Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2016    A Closer Look, Artist TalkCabarrus County Arts Council, Concord, NC

            The Silence We Speak,  Artist Talk - The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC

            Monster Drawing Rally, Invited Participant - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

Press and Publications

2017    Best of 2017: Favorite Exhibitions in the South And Beyond - BURNAWAY feature, Dec. 20

            Don't You Lie To Me - podcast feature, episode 8

2016    Snapshots: Erin Canady's "The Silence We Speak" - ArtsNow NC, Oct. 4