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
2010 to present Assiniboia Art Gallery, Regina, SK.
2008 to present Gibson Fine Art Gallery, Calgary, AB.
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
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.