Erin O'Brien
erinobrien357@gmail.com
Philadelphia, PA

Education
2016 // BFA, Magna Cum Laude, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
2015 // Visiting Student, School of Visual Arts, New York City, NY
2012 // Liberal arts courses, Montgomery County Community College (MCCC), Blue Bell, PA

Residencies
2016 // Herekeke Artist Residency, Lama, NM
2015 // The New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY

Honors
2016 // The Marian Locks Fine Art Award. Philadelphia, PA
2015 // The Harriet Glashofer Jolles Memorial Prize in Fine Art. Moore College of Art & Design. Philadelphia, PA
2015 // Featured Artist, Century 21 Department Store. Philadelphia, PA
2014 // Featured Artist, The Moore Portfolio Curatorial Team. Philadelphia, PA
2013 // Business Scholars in the Arts Award, Moore College of Art & Design. Philadelphia, PA
2013 // Board of Trustees Scholarship, Moore College of Art & Design. Philadelphia, PA
2012 // Honorable Mention for body of work, MCCC. Blue Bell, PA
2011 // 1st Place for body of work, MCCC. Pottstown, PA

Exhibitions
2016 // LIVE/WORK, IceBox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA
2016 // Senior Thesis Show, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
2016 // Annual Juried Student Show, Moore College of Art & Design. Philadelphia, PA
2016 // Red Light District, Shakers. Milwaukie, WI
2015 // Post-Mode, New York Studio Residency Program. Brooklyn, NY
2015 // Sarah Peter Travel Fellowship Exhibition, Goldie Paley Gallery. Philadelphia, PA
2015 // Merge, Surge Gallery. Philadelphia, PA
2015 // Juried Alumni Show, MCCC. Blue Bell, PA
2014 //Art at the Center, Comcast Center. Philadelphia, PA
2013 // Featured Artist, Good Karma 2. Philadelphia, PA
2012 // Juried Student Exhibition, MCCC. Blue Bell, PA
2011 // Juried Student Exhibition, MCCC. Pottstown, PA

Commissions
2014 // Charleston, Private commission. Pottstown, PA
2013 // New Orleans, Private commission. Pottstown, PA

Bibliography
Irish, Anni. β€œThe Next Generation of Artists: A Review of Post Mode,” ArteFuse.com, February 2016.
Friday Arts: Art of Life segment, WHYY-TV, Philadelphia, PA, June 2015.
Cohen, Michele. "Art and Design Student Receives Major Award," The Mercury, May 9 2016.

Presentations
2015 // On Artist Assistantships, Undergraduate Internship Program, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA. September 28, 2015

Collections
Philadelphia Horticulture Society, Philadelphia, PA
Montgomery County Community College, Permanent Collection. Pottstown, PA
Private Collection, Philadelphia, PA