ERIC CONRAD

ericleifconrad@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

2000     Rhode Island School of Design, M.F.A. Painting/Printmaking, Providence, Rhode Island

1997     The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Post-Bacc Cert., Painting, Chicago, Illinois

1995     Kalamazoo College, B.A. Studio Art & Mathematics, Cum Laude, Kalamazoo, Michigan

1992     Eotvos University, Budapest Semesters in Mathematics, Budapest, Hungary

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014    Atrium Gallery, "Mix-ups," Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

2013     mia Galleries - Miami International Airport, Solo Installation, Miami, Florida

2008     Eagle Gallery at MSU, “Heaps, Mix-ups and Entanglements,” Murray, Kentucky

2005     Project Gallery, “Anthropomorphology,” Wichita, Kansas

              Graceland University, “Eric Conrad,” Lamoni, Iowa

2004     Art & Design Gallery, “Eric Conrad,” University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

2003     Oregon State University, “Eric Conrad,” Corvallis, Oregon

2002     Hudson D. Walker Gallery, “Eric Conrad,” Provincetown, Massachusetts

2001     Hudson D. Walker Gallery, “Eric Conrad,” Provincetown, Massachusetts

1999     Benson Gallery, “Eric Conrad,” Providence, Rhode Island

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014     Plug Projects, "#Awkward," Kansas City, Missouri

             mia Galleries, "La Sirena," Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida

2013     Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, "Unhinged," Brooklyn, New York

             Torpedo Art Center: Target Gallery, "Small Worlds," Alexandria, Virginia

2012     ARC Gallery, "Masquerade," San Francisco, California

             360 Architecture, "Kansas City Collection," Kansas City, Missouri

             Mcneese State University, "Drawing Invitational," Lake Charles, Louisiana

             Lore Degenstein Gallery, "Drawing and Painting Exhibition," Selingsgrove, Pennsylvania

2011     Lawrence Art Center, “YESNOMAYBE, The Collaborative Work of Kristi Arnold, Eric Conrad and

              Yoonmi Nam,” Lawrence, Kansas

              Hudson D. Walker Gallery, “Modernists at the Cherry Stone Gallery,” Wellfeet, Massachusetts

              John A. Day Gallery at the University of South Dakota, “Eric Conrad and Yoonmi Nam,”

              Vermillion, South Dakota

2010     Torpedo Factory Art Center – Target Gallery, “Systems Failure,” Alexandria, Virginia

              Viridian Gallery, “21st Annual International Juried Show,” Juror: Elisabeth Sussmann, New York, New

              York

              Naked City Gallery, “Eric Conrad, Bob Burdette and Jodi Lightner,” Wichita, Kansas

              The Fiber Studio, “Peg Bicker and Eric Conrad: Domestic Science and the Medical Arts,” Wichita,

              Kansas

              Yeiser Art Center, “Creatures Great and Small,” Paducah, Kentucky

2009     Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park and Art Center, “Wild Things,” Dowell, Maryland

              Eagle Gallery at Murray State University, “Creatures Great and Small,” Murray, Kentucky

              University of West England-Bower Ashton, “Engraving Exchange 2009,” Bristol, England

              Lawrence Arts Center, “Working Recovery: Reflected Visions of Healing,” Lawrence, Kansas

2008     South Arkansas Art Center, “National Juried Exhibition,” El Dorado, Arkansas

              Southern Graphics Council, “Portfolio Exchange,” Richmond, Virginia

              6 Gallery, “Oh Love, Sweet Animal,” Lawrence, Kansas

2007     Pensacola Museum of Art, “2007 Members’ Juried Exhibition,” Pensacola, Florida

              Mills Pond House Gallery, “The Faces of Art,” St James, New York

              San Luis Obispo Art Center, “Funky Junk,” San Luis Obispo, California

              Shift Space WSU, “Ad astra per aspera; To the Stars Through Difficulties,” Wichita, Kansas

              The Runnels Gallery, “Footlong National Juried Exhibition,” Eastern New Mexico State University,

              Portales, New Mexico

              Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, “4th Annual National Juried Exhibition,” Novato, California

2006     Viridian Artists Inc., “17th Annual Juried Exhibition, Curator: Robert Rosenblum,” New York, New

              York

              Imeo Gallery, “Juxtaposition, Volume I: Men are so…,” Denver, Colorado

              621 Gallery, “A.N.J.E.,” Tallahassee, Florida

              Cooperstown Art Association, “Annual Juried Exhibition,” Cooperstown, New York

2005     Bad Dog Gallery, “Foreign Exchange,” DeKalb, Illinois

2004     Hudson D. Walker Gallery, “Spe(k)tacular-Invitational,” Provincetown, Massachusetts

              Project Gallery, “Tiny Works 2004,” Wichita, Kansas

              Cherry Stone Gallery, “Featured Cherry Stone Artist,” Wellfleet, Massachusetts

2003     Unitled (Space Gallery), “Soft,” New Haven, Connecticut

2002     Boston Center for the Arts, the Mills Gallery, “PFAWC!,” Boston, Massachusetts

              DNA Gallery, “Couples: Inter-sex-ion,” Provincetown, Massachusetts

              Bangs Street Gallery, “New Art,” Provincetown, Massachusetts

              Cherry Stone Gallery, “Eric Conrad, Nancy Rubens, Donald Beal,” Wellfleet, Massachusetts

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2011     Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium

2003     Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado

2001     Fine Arts Work Center, Second Year Fellowship, Provincetown, Massachusetts

2000     Bemis Center for Contemporary, Omaha, Nebraska

             Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts

 

SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS

2009     Roma Dove Art Department Faculty Travel Fund Grant, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

              Faculty Development Travel Grant, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

2004     Pollock-Krasner Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York, New York

 

REVIEWS, PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA ATTENTION

2010     New American Painting, 90th Edition, October 2010

2009     Murray Ledger & Times, “Creatures Great and Small: MSU Show Considered One-of-a-Kind

              Experience for People of All Ages,” October 16, 2009, Murray, Kentucky

              Catalogue, “Creatures Great and Small,” Eagle Gallery at Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky

              Washington Post (online), “Annmarie Garden: Here, Nature and Creativity Converge,” May 22, 2009

              West Kentucky Star (online), “Creatures Great and Small,” Oct. 19, 2009

2007     Catalogue, “Footlong,” Eastern New Mexico State University, Portales, New Mexico

2006     NY Arts Magazine, “Tips and Picks, Eric Conrad,” November/December, 2006, New York, New York

2005     F5 Magazine, “Anthropomorphology and Poetry Project,” April 14, 2005, Wichita, Kansas

              Review Magazine, April, 2005, Kansas City, Missouri

2004     F5 Magazine, “Tiny Works, Loud Opinions,” December 9, 2004, Wichita, Kansas

2003     Catalogue, “Untitled (Space Gallery), Soft,” January, 2003, New Haven, Connecticut

              Yale Daily News, January 15, 2003, New Haven, Connecticut

              New Haven Advocate, “Art With a Soft Touch,” January 30, 2003, New Haven, Connecticut

              Artsymag.com, “SOFT at Untitled (Space Gallery),” November, 2003, New York, New York

2002     The Boston Globe, August 16, 2002, Boston, Massachusetts

              The Boston Herald, August 16, 2002, Boston, Massachusetts

              Provincetown Arts, 2002 issue, Provincetown, Massachusetts

              The Cape Cod Voice, February 2002, Hyannis, Massachusetts

 

RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2011     Visiting Artist (Critiques, Demonstrations, Workshop and Artist Lecture), University of South

              Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

2009     Panel Presentation, “Verbal Description Necessitates Observation: Critique Experiment,” presented

              at the Foundations Art: Theory and Education Conference, Portland, Oregon, April 1-4, 2009

2008     Artist Lecture, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky

2007     Crit-o-Rama – Visiting Artist/Guest Critic, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

2006     Guest Lecture for Graduate Seminar: Talk on Artist Residencies, Department of Art and Design,

              University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

2003     Artist Lecture, Studio Critiques, Gallery Talk, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

2002     Panelist, Topic: Artist Residencies, College Art Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia,

              Pennsylvania

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

            Southern Graphics Council

            The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

            Virginia Commonwealth University

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2010     Associate Professor of Art and Foundation Studies Coordinator

              Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas