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EDUCATION

2009      Completed a Portfolio Development Course offered through the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension     

2006      Convocated with a Bachelor of Fine Art’s Degree in Art and Design from the University of Alberta    

2003      Completed a year of Visual Communication Design from the Medicine Hat College

EXHIBITION RECORD, INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, PROJECTS, ETC.

2017    Solo show, new works on canvas and wood, Assiniboia Gallery, Regina SK, details TBA

2015/2106    Group show, Parade Gallery, Edmonton AB, curated by Dana Holst and Jill Davies-Shaw, Nov 27-Jan 3

2015    2 commissioned pieces for the Hotel Saskatchewan, Regina SK

2015     Piece purchased for Time Raisers, Edmonton AB, curated by Anya Tonkonogy, Nov 5

2015      Group show, "The Holiday Show" Assiniboia Art Gallery, Regina SK, November 20- January 5

2015      Group show, "Kit and Caboodle" Parade Gallery, Edmonton AB, curated by Dana Holst and Jill Davies-Shaw, November 26- January 3

2015   Piece purchased for auction for “The Works” Gala, Edmonton AB, June 26

2015   Painting show, “What is Left Behind” Art Gallery of St. Albert, St. Albert AB, June 28-August 4

2015   Group show and auction, “Art on the Block” Art Gallery of Alberta, May 8

2015   Donated a piece for HIV Community Links “In the Know” fundraising event, Calgary AB, May 2

2015   Solo show, “Hold Steady”, Assiniboia Art gallery, Regina SK, March 27- April 17

2014   Piece purchased for auction, North of Lipsky, January 28

2014   Group show and auction, “The Fine Art of Schmoozy”, Lattitude 53, Edmonton, November 24

2014   Piece purchased for auction for “The Works” Gala, Edmonton AB, June 26

2014   Licensed image for Album cover, Evan Quirk, October

2014   Collaborative show with Jesse Sherburne, community gallery, Latitude 53, August

2014   Group show, “A Record of events”, Harcourt House, Edmonton Alberta, July 10-August 8 (exhibition based on performance)

2014   Group show, “A Record of events”, Harcourt House, Edmonton Alberta, May 24th (performative)

2014   Group show and auction, “Art on the Block”, Art Gallery of Alberta, May 2

2014   Large commissioned painting for Joe Reid, Edmonton

2014   Large commissioned painting for restaurant, “Hart’s Table and Bar”, Edmonton

2013      Group show and auction, “The Fine Art of Schmoozy”, Lattitude 53, Edmonton, November 24

2013     Donated a piece for auction for the “Fashion With Compassion” annual fundraising gala, with   proceeds going to the Compassion House Foundation

2013     Displayed and sold a collection of work, Elm Café, Edmonton, October

2013     Displayed and sold a collection of work, 29 Armstrong, Edmonton, August-October.

2013     Group show, Unit B, curated by Mazi Javidiani, June 7-14, Edmonton Alberta

2013     Donated 4 small works to the WIN House golf tournament fundraiser, with proceeds going to Edmonton Women’s Shelter Ltd.

2013      Donated a piece for “The Works” Gala and fundraising auction, Edmonton

2013     Group show, “Recent Works”, Assiniboia Gallery, May 10- 31

2013     Large commissioned painting for Novus Energy, Calgary, AB.

2012     Commissioned painting for our former Premiere, the honorable Ed Stelmach

2012     Group show and auction, “The Fine Art of Schmoozy”, Lattitude 53, Edmonton, November 24

2012     Donated a painting to “Fashion With Compassion”, with proceeds going to the Compassion House Foundation

2012     2 pieces commissioned by restaurant, Corso 32, Edmonton, AB, (named one of Maclean Magazines   50 best restaurants in Canada)

2012     “Take Shelter”, a collection of work, Thomas Moser showroom, Freeport, Maine, September 12- December 21

2012     Licensed two images for band “Scenic Route to Alaska” for their album artwork

2012     Donated a painting to Luekemia and Lymphoma society of Canada’s “Team in Training” fundraiser

2012     Group Show, “Views from a Country Road”, Assiniboia Gallery, Regina, May 9-June 26

2011      Group Show and auction, “The Fine Art of Schmoozy”, Latitude 53, Edmonton, December 3.

2011      “This is What.” solo exhibition and collaboration with local photographer, 29 Armstrong, Edmonton, Nov.17-Dec.1

2011      Group show in the Great West Saddlery Building (including work from Gordana Zivkovic and Ruby Mah) July-August.

2011      “Remainder” solo exhibition and feature artist, Gibson Fine Art, Calgary, AB, July 22- August 8.

2011       Group show, Gibson Fine Art, May 9-19th.

2011       Private Commission for Conroy Ross, Edmonton, AB (3 pieces)

2011       Group show, Assiniboia Gallery, Nov.15-Dec.23

2011       Private commission for Maggnum Ventures of Calgary, AB

2010      Group Show, “Hope at the Epicenter- Haiti Benefit Group Show”, Enterprise Square Edmonton, March 4.

2010      Group Show, “An Evening of Art”, 29 Armstrong, Edmonton, November 18.

2010      “The Weathering” solo show (14 pieces) and feature artist, Gibson Fine Art Gallery, Calgary, AB, May-June.

2010      Private commission for Jessica Fern Facette Photography, Edmonton, AB

2009     Group Show, “Outside In”, Gibson Fine Art, Calgary, AB, Feb.7- March 8

2009     4 large paintings purchased by United Farmers Association for head offices in Calgary, AB.

2009      Private commission for IXL Brick of Medicine Hat, AB

PUBLICITY AND AWARDS

2016    YEGPeople feature article, January 29http://yegpeople.com/erin-ross/ 

2016     Alberta Primetime segment, January 13 http://alberta.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=784289

2015    Exhibit, “What Is Left Behind” write up, T8N Magazine, July issue, pg.18

2015    Exhibit, “What Is Left Behind” write up, Scott Hayes, St. Albert Gazette, June 3, pg. 31

2015    In studio interview with Heidi Johanason for Shaw TV Go https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk4ht-1D-gg

2015    Art Gallery of St Albert, “What is Left Behind” write up, http://artgalleryofstalbert.ca/exhibitions-events/current-upcoming/what-is-left-behind/

2015    Piece featured and profiled by the Art Gallery of Alberta’s social media platforms as a contributing artist to the “Art on the Block” fundraiser http://artontheblock.youraga.ca/artists/erin-elizabeth-ross/

2014    Creative mornings speaker, On Color, Edmonton AB, September 19, https://creativemornings.com/talks/erin-ross/1

2014    Vue Weekly Edmonton, Back Words, “Storm Painter” by Chelsea Boos, June 4th http://foolscapstudio.squarespace.com/words/2014/6/4/storm-painter.html

2014    Article in Edmonton Journal, Weekend Edition, “Hit the Galleries” Feb 15-16 

2013    Received an Urban Design Award of Excellence for Community-Based Projects for LivingBridge, Edmonton AB, http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/urban_planning_and_design/2013-urban-design-awards-winners.aspx

2013    Drawing showcased in “Cool Hunter” section of Avenue Magazine, September issue, Edmonton AB http://www.avenueedmonton.com/September-2013/Cool-Hunter-Shapes-of-Things-to-Come/

2013      Short-listed for Artist in Residence with the City of Edmonton Urban Forestry Department

2013      Feature in Avenue Magazine, August issue, Edmonton AB http://www.avenueedmonton.com/August-2013/Style-Q-A-A-Fashion-Chameleon2013    

2013      Nominated by Michael Dub in the Emerging Artist Category for the 26th Annual Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts Awards, Edmonton, AB. http://www.pacedmonton.com/?p=1166

2013     Painting, “I’ll Believe in Anytihing” featured in Arabella magazine Spring 2013 issue

2012     Painting, “Close your Eyes” won the CSCE Art Awards’ “Peoples Choice”.

2012     Painting, “Close your Eyes” was short-listed for the CSCE Art Award, judged by a panel including SAAG curator Ryan Doherty

2012     Nominated for the Eldon and Anne Foote award by 29 Armstrong

2012     Nominated by Todd Janes in the Emerging Artist Category for the 25th Annual Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts Awards, Edmonton, AB.

2011     Work featured in Parlour Life magazines “The Twelve Gifts of Christmas”

2011     Featured on vitamindaily.com, Calgary edition, for “This is What.” art show

2011     Interview for Telus TV with Kari Skelton

2011      Interview on CBC Radio ONE with Isabelle Gallant, aired January 21.

2010     Feature on Alberta Primetime, 10 minute documentary segment entitled “Hidden Gems”.

2010     Featured on the cover of SEE magazine, Edmonton, “Edmonton Art on TV” issue.

2010     Article in SEE magazine profiling art in the media.

2010     Feature article in SEE magazine, “Art for Herself and Others”

2010     Featured in Edmonton’s Profile magazine, September edition, in the Art and Design section.

2010     Work chosen for pieces in the set design of the Lifetime movie, “The 19th Wife”.

2009     Wine label illustrations featured on design blog, www.thedieline.com

2006     ACE award for outstanding product packaging

2005     Communication Arts design annual, award of excellence in illustration

2005      ACE award for outstanding product packaging

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

2010 to present            Assiniboia Art Gallery, Regina, SK.

2008 to present           Gibson Fine Art Gallery, Calgary, AB.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2014                           Vice President, CTV Good Neighbour Fund

2011 to             Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture board member

2011 to 2013                 Chair of fund-raising committee for Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture

2011-2012                     ArtsScene Edmonton co-chair

2011 to present            ArtsScene Edmonton director

2008 to 2011                Member and Mediator of YAF (YPO- Young Presidents Organization- affiliate)

2007 to present           Board member for the CTV Good Neighbour Fund 

PUBLIC SERVICE

2014         Key Note Speaker, Building Edmonton Together, Symposium, Edmonton, Alberta, May 22  2014            Edmonton Arts Council Selection Committee for Public Art

2013            Project manager and developer, LIVINGbridge Edmonton, a sustainable, edible, urban intervention   www.livingbridgeedmonton.com

2013            Guest critic for the Edmonton Arts Club

2012            Edmonton Arts Council Selection Committee for Public Art

2011            Volunteer painter for M.A.D.E. in Edmonton event, “Create”, December 1

2011            Volunteer artist for the Edmonton Arts Council “Alley of Light” project.

2011            Presented a Pecha Kucha about my art practice for the Mayor’s Think Tank: Our Arts, Our City (held by the Arts Visioning Committee).  Attended and participated in all subsequent meetings and presentations, including repurposing the Rossdale Generating Station.

2011            Guest speaker for the career panel for Grant MacEwan University Art and Design students for Career Week.

2009-2011   Chair for the 16th – 18th annual “Poor Boys Lunch”, helping to raise to most money to date in 2011, over $80,000.

2009           Helped raised thousands of dollars that were matched 300% by a Canadian Government Grant for “Save the Children” through two separate charity events at Lux Steakhouse. 

2008           Vice Chair for the 15th annual “Poor Boys Lunch”, the largest Annual Fundraiser for CTV’s Good Neighbour Fund.

2007 to present     Board member for the charitable organization, The Good Neighbour Fund.

2004-2006            In-school mentor for Big Brother and Big Sisters.  Volunteered my time to help children with behavioral disorders aged 7-10 adjust to school environments, with a focus on creative expression.

2004-2006            Volunteered with the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Summer Day Camp program for children with behavioral disorders.