Erika Osborne - Artist

BIO

ERIKA OSBORNE

Born in 1978 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Currently living and working in Fort Collins, Colorado

Education


2005MFA with Distinction, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2000BFA with Honors, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Gallery Representation


ROBISCHON GALLERYDenver, Colorado

Selected One-Person Exhibitions


2013The Back of the Map - Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

2012Chasms and Other Site Specific Paintings - Eugene Binder Gallery, Marfa, TX
 Imprinting Place - 707 Penn Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
 Re-Manifesting Destiny - Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY

2010Wood Work - Meseros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2009Symbiosis - The Birke Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

2008Wood Work - The Land Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2007Tree Drawings - Impost Art Space, Albuquerque, NM

2005Seeing the Forest... and the Trees, Trevor Lucero Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2001Landscape Paintings, Union Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
 Repetitive Nature, Oasis Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Selected Group Exhibitions


2014Where Do We Come From? Who Are We? Where Are We Going?, Gallery of the Academy, Academy of Fine Arts, Sarajevo, Bosnia
 Moving Beyond Capitalism, Center for Global Justice, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
 Testing Ground, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
 Art and Poetics, Mahmoud Darwish Museum, Ramallah, Palestine
 International Drawing Exchange, Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales and Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
 Identity, University of the Andes, Bogota, Colombia
 Drawing on Nature, Dean Schmidt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA



2013AAP Annual, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
 Changing Perceptions of the Western Landscape, Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM
 Contemporary Couples, VACI Gallery, Chautauqua, NY
 A Sense of Place: West Virginia Virginia Sesquicentennial Artist Invitational, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

2012Object Migrations - Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 Miami International Performance Festival - Miami, FL
 Gallery Divided - Clay Center for the Arts, Charleston, WV
 Inside/Outside - GoogleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA

2011Part and Parcel - The Dairy Barn, Athens, OH
 Pittsburgh Biennial - Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
 Reflections: Homage to Dunkard Creek, traveling exhibition
 Inside/Outside - GoogleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA

2010Rock Paper Scissors - Art Image Resource and Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
 24th International Juried Exhibition, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
 Earthbound, Arts Monongalia, Morgantown, WV

2009Invitational - Arts Monongalia, Morgantown, WV
 Dispersal/Return - University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

 Trees I Have Known - Lawrence Percolator, Lawrence, KS  

 The Sketchbook Project - traveling exhibition, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Boston, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Chicago, St. Louis

2008
Take Back - The Land/an art site Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
 Given Take - The Land/an art site, Mountainair, NM

2007Weather Report: Art and Climate Change, Boulder Art Museum, Boulder, CO (exhibition curated my Lucy Lippard)
 Our Terrain, Greenleaf Gallery, Whittier, CA

2006Biennial Southwest, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM (exhibition juried by Neal Benezra, Director of the San Francisco MOMA)
 Bodies in Motion and at Rest, Ingham Chapman Gallery, Gallup, NM
 Wild Lands, Albuquerque Art Alliance Gallery, Albuquerque, NM


2005Transitions: Albuquerque Contemporary 2005, 516 Art Space, Albuquerque, NM (exhibition juried by Laura Steward Heon, Director of Site
 Santa Fe)
 Pulse: Performance Art, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
 Land Arts of the American West 2004, Creative Research Laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX


2004Land Arts of the American West 2004, John Sommers Gallery at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
 Albuquerque Contemporary 2004, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
 Lay of the Land, No Mans Land Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
 Illustrious, Magnifico Artspace, Albuquerque, NM
 21 Rising Stars, Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel, Steamboat Springs, CO
 Land Arts of the American West 2003, Creative Research Laboratory at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2003Land Arts of the American West 2003, John Sommers Gallery at the
 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
 Mappings, Colomo, Marfa, TX
 Southwest Artists to Watch, Denver International Airport, Denver, CO
 Southwest Artists to Watch, The Depot Art Center, Steamboat Springs, CO

2002Holiday Show, A Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
 Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, CO
 At Home and Abroad, A Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
 Images of Utah, Oasis Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Permanent Collections


2013Erika Osborne Artist Archive, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

2010The Land/an Art Site archive, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

2009Land Arts of the American West archive, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

Articles and Reviews


2013Armitage, Diane, "Critical Reflection: Changing Perceptions of the Western Landscape", THE Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, August, 2013
 Bannon, Anthony, "Together or Apart? VACI's 'Contemporary Couples' Troubleson on the Whole, But Features Stellar Individual Work", The
 Chautauquan Daily, July 20, 2013, Visual Arts Section
 Steinberg, David, "Change Your Perception", The Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, NM, May 12, 2013, Arts Section
 Thomas, Mary, "Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual Show Leaner and Edgier", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Art and Architecture Section, May
 22, 2013
 Shaw, Kurt, "Variety Spices Up Associated Artist's 102nd Annual Exhibition at Carnegie", Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Sunday Art Section, May
 4, 2013

2012Unknown, "Two One-Person Exhibitions at Eugene Binder", The Big Bend Sentinel, Marfa, TX, Vol 79 No. 27, October 4, 2012, pg. 11 and 13
 Raczka, Robert, "Erika Osborne's Work Explores Place as a Concrete Manifestation of Nature", Pittsburgh City Paper, September 26, 2012
 Ailanthus, Caroline, "Connecting to Our Landscape Through Art – Whole Terrain Interviews Erika Osborne", Whole Terrain: Reflective
 Environmental Practice Blog, July 14, 2012
 Payne, Ann, "Dunkard Creek: Developing an Exhibit", GNSI Journal of Natural Science Illustration, 2012 no.3

2011Jacqueline Ruyak, "In Review, Rock Paper Scissors", Surface Design Journal, Summer, 2011
 Shaw, Kurt, "Massive 2011 Pittsburgh Biennial Showcases Works of Artists with Connections to Region", Pittsburgh Tribune, June 22, 2011

2010Wheeler, Hanna, “Connecting to Our Landscape Through Art: Whole Terrain Interviews Erika Osborne”, Whole Terrain Journal, October 20
 Olson, Kristina, “Rock, Paper, Scissors”, Art Papers, July/August 2010, pg. 42-43
 Thomas, Mary, “Last Chance”, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Wednesday, May 19, 2010, Arts and Architecture section
 Fleming, Lindsay, “Arts Mon turns “Earthbound’ for inspiration”, The Dominion Post, Thursday, April 8, 2010, Section C

2009Mandeville, Julia, "A Natural Bond", The Alibi, Vol 18, #39, Sept 24 - Sept 30, 2009

2008Leigh, David, "White Cube - Take Back at the LAND Gallery", The Alibi, Vol 17, #35, Aug 28 - Sept 3, 2008

2005Fox, William, "Land Arts of the American West", Sculpture Magazine, October, pg 80
 Davis, Kathryn M., "Transitions: Albuquerque Contemporary 16th Annual Juries Exhibition," THE Magazine, September, 2005, pg 49
 Ford, Janet Long, "'Desert Dada' Tells Strange Story," ABQ Arts, September, 2005, pg 5 and 23
 Salem, Nancy, "Desert Dada," The Albuquerque Tribune, Arts section, August 19, 2005, pg C3
 Carver, Jon, "Reviews: Santa Fe," Art Papers, May/June, 2005, Reviews section, pg 54
 Arnold, John, "Interactive Art," Albuquerque Journal North, January 14, 2004, The Arts section, S8
 Dewalt, Robert and Nate Gutierrez, "Performance Art that Pulsates", Pasa Tiempo, The New Mexican's Weekly Magazine of Arts, Entertainment
 and Culture, January 14 - 20, 2005, pg 30 - 33

2004Phillips, Autumn, "21 Under 31," Steamboat Today, March, Points section, pg 8-9

2003Fauntleroy, Gussy and Bonnie Gangelhoff, "21 Under 31," Southwest Art Magazine, October, pg 124-137

2002"Artists to Watch," Southwest Art Magazine, October, pg 32

Catalogs and Books


2013New American Paintings, No. 106, Southern edition

 

2012Making the Geologic Now: Responses to Material Conditions of Contemporary Life, Punctam Books, Brooklyn, NY, 2012 (I contributed a photo
 essay titled, "Exposing the Anthropocene: Art and Education in the 'Extraction State'")

2011Boundaries - Whole Terrain Journal, Volume 18, Antioch University, New England, 2011
 Pittsburgh Biennial, exhibition catalog, Pittsburgh Cultural Alliance, Pittsburgh, PA

2010Radius Books, Land/Art New Mexico, Radius Books, Santa Fe, New Mexico,2009
 Moore, JS, Rooting Branches, Outskirts Press, Denver, Colorado, 2010

2009Taylor, Chris and Bill Gilbert, LAND ARTS OF THE AMERICAN WEST, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 2009

2008Given Take, Exhibition Catalog, The LAND/An Art Site, Mountain Air, NM

2007Weather Report: Art and Climate Change, Exhibition Catalog, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
 
2006Biennial Southwest, Exhibition Catalog, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM

2005Seeing the Forest and the Trees, Exhibition Catalog, Trevor Lucero Studios, Albuquerque, NM
 Transitions: Albuquerque Contemporary 2005, Exhibition Catalog, 516 Art Space, Albuquerque, NM


2004Albuquerque Contemporary, Exhibition Catalog, Magnifico, Albuquerque, NM
 Illustrious, Exhibition Catalog, Magnifico, Albuquerque, NM

Awards, Grants and Residencies


2014School of Global Environmental Sustainability Research Fellow

2013Editor's Pick, New American Paintings, No. 106, Southern Edition
 Ucross Foundation Residency, Ucross, WY
 Senate Research Grant, Faculty Senate, West Virginia University
 Tillie Speyer Memorial Award, Tillie Speyer Memorial Fund, Pittsburgh, PA (for work in the AAP Annual at the Carnegie Museum of Art)

2012Myers Distinguished Research Award, Myers Foundation, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
 Professional Development Grant, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2011Senate Research Grant, Faculty Senate, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
 Professional Development Grant, West Virginia Department of Culture and History, Charleston, WV
 3rd Prize, Inside/Outside juried exhibition, GoogleWorks, Redding, PA
 Myers Distinguished Research Award, Division of Art, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2010Myers Distinguished Research Award, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2009Center For Land Use Interpretation Residency, Wendover, UT
 Honored Artist, Art Interview Online Magazine

2008Faculty Development Grant, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
 College of Creative Arts Development Grant, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2007Land Arts Post MFA Grant, Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM

2005Juror's Award, Transitions Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM
 GRD Grant, University of New Mexico (for work relating to Seeing the Forest and the Trees)

2004RPT Grant, University of New Mexico (for work relating to Mapping a Bodily Connection to Place - the piece for Pulse: Performance Art)
 SRAC Grant, University of New Mexico (for work related to the bodies connection to the land images)

2003GRD Grant, University of New Mexico (for a collaborative mural project with students at Mountainair High School, Mountainair, NM)

2001-2003Artist in Residence, Studio Group, Helper, UT (I participated as a resident of the Studio Group in Helper for three summers from
 2001-2003)
 Lawrence Coffman Private Grant (A grant given to further the development of up and coming artists)

Artist Lectures and Presentations


2013ArtBites Lecture Series, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

2012International Visual Sociology Conference, "Exiting Cities", Brooklyn, NY
 Clay Center for the Arts, Art and Science Lecture Series, Charleston, WV

2011Ohio University, Foundations Visiting Lecture, Athens, OH

2010West Virginia University, Artist Lecture Series, Morgantown, WV
 Southeast College Art Conference – presenting “Drawn to an Interdisciplinary Practice”, Richmond VA
 Southeast College Art Conference – co-chair of panel “Synergy: Collaboration Between Art and Science”, Richmond, VA

2009South East College Art Conference (SECAC), Panel: The Crossroads of Art and Science, Mobile, AL
 Marshall University, Artist Lecture, Huntington, WV
 Charleston Cultural Center, as part of the Arts Lecture Series (WV PBS), Charleston, WV

2008the LAND/an art site, as part of exhibition events, Mountainair, NM

2007Whittier College, as part of exhibition event, Whittier, CA

Teaching Experience


2013-PresentAssistant Professor, Department of Art, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

2008-2013Assistant Professor, School of Art and Design, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2005-2008Assistant Director, Land Arts of the Amercian West and Lecturer, Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico

2002-2005Instructor of Record, Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico

1995-2000Children's Art Instructor, Petersen Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

 
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