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Born in 1972, Toronto, Ontario


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


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
2017
Artspace Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Bolivar Art Gallery, University of Kentucky, “Get-Together,” Lexington, Kentucky
2014
Atrium Gallery - Ball State University, “Mix-ups,” Muncie, Indiana
2013
MIA Galleries - Miami International Airport, “Eric Conrad - Horseplay”, 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
1996
Sharvea Gallery, “Eric Conrad,” Kalamazoo, Michigan
1994
Light Fine Arts Gallery, “Eric Conrad,” Kalamazoo, Michigan


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
H&R Block Art Space Flatfiles Collection, Kansas City, Missouri
H&R Block Art Space, “September Salon Wall” (Curator: Shannon R. Stratton), Kansas City, Missouri
H&R Block Art Space, “June Salon Wall” (Curator: Hesse McGraw), Kansas City, Missouri
Riverviews Artspace Craddock-Terry Gallery, (Juror: Terence Washington) ,Lynchburg, Virginia
2017
Artspace Gallery, “3 Decades of Change,” New Haven, Connecticut
Mingenback Art CenterBethany College, “Paraguay Partners Art Exhibition,” Lindsborg, Kansas
Grand Opening Gallery, Group Exhibition, Denver, Colorado
2016
H&R Block Artspace, “Kansas City Flatfiles Exhibition,” Kansas City, Missouri
International Cultural Center of Krakow, “To Be the Void: Sublimity and Contemporaneity,” Krakow, Poland
Harper Gallery, Presbyterian College, “Art in America,” Clinton, South Carolina
2015
Tiger Strikes Asteroid Presents Artist-Run at the Satellite Show, “Art in America,” Miami Beach, Florida
Wonder Fair Gallery, “7th Year Anniversary Retrospective,” Lawrence, Kansas
Domek Miedziorytnika Gallery & Museum, “Better Living,” Warsaw, Poland
The Davis Gallery, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, “Better Living,” Geneva, New York
Cider Gallery, “Winter Group Exhibition,” Lawrence, Kansas
Percolator Gallery, “Eric Conrad, Judith McCrea, Amber Hansen and Marguerite Perret,” Lawrence, Kansas
2014
MIA Galleries - Miami International Airport, “La Sirena,” Miami, Florida
Plug Projects, “#awkward,” Kansas City, Missouri
Cider Gallery, “Cider Holiday Show,” Lawrence, Kansas
2013
Target Gallery (Torpedo Factory), “Small Worlds,” Alexandria, Virginia
BWCA Red Hook Gallery, “Unhinged,” Brooklyn, New York
Slocumb Galleries, “The Fletcher Exhibition,” Johnson City, Tennessee
2012
ARC Gallery, “Masquerade,” San Francisco, California
360 Architecture, “2012 Kansas City Collection II,” Kansas City, Missouri
Abercrombie Gallery, “Drawing Invitational,” Lake Charles, Louisiana
Lore Degenstein Gallery, “Fourth Annual National Figurative Exhibition,” Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
2011
John A. Day Gallery at the University of South Dakota, “Eric Conrad and Yoonmi Nam,”
Vermillion, South Dakota
Naked City Gallery, “YESNOMAYBE,” Wichita, Kansas
Wonder Fair Gallery, “You+Me+You,” Lawrence, Kansas
Golden Parachute Gallery, “ChainLetter 2011 Exhibition”, Berlin, Germany
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,” Provincetown, Massachusetts
2010
Torpedo Factory Art Center – Target Gallery, “Systems Failure,” Alexandria, Virginia
Viridian Gallery, “21st Annual International Juried Show,” Juror: Elisabeth Sussman, 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
Lexington Art League, “Creatures Great and Small,” Lexington, Kentucky
McNeese State University, “Engraving Exchange 2009,” Lake Charles, Louisiana
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
DNA Gallery, Featured DNA Artists, Provincetown, Massachusetts
Provincetown Museum, Fellows Exhibition, Provincetown, Massachusetts


ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2019

Arrowmont Pentaculum Artist Residency, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
2013
Fine Arts Work Center Returning Residency Program, Provincetown, Massachusetts
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


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2014

Partners of the Americas Travel Grant, Washington D.C.
2013
Honorable Mention Award, BWAC Gallery, Juror: N. Marshall Price, Curator of Contemporary and Modern Art at the National Academy Museum, Brooklyn, New York
2012
Kansas City Collection - Selected Artist, Kansas City
2011
Roma Dove Art Department Faculty Travel Fund Grant, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas
2010
Roma Dove Art Department Faculty Travel Fund Grant, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas
2009
Roma Dove Art Department Faculty Travel Fund Grant, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas
2007
Second Place Award, The Runnels Gallery, Portales, New Mexico
Merit Award, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, California
Honorable Mention, Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida
Second Place Award, Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida
Faculty Development Travel Grant, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas
2006
Juror’s Award, Imeo Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2004
Pollock-Krasner Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York, New York


REVIEWS, PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA ATTENTION

2014

ABC Color Newspaper Interview, Asunción, Paraguay
Catalogue, “La Sirena,” Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida
Informality Art + Culture Blog, “#Awkward Addressing Discomfort thru a Social Media Lens,” Kansas City, Missouri
2012
Catalogue, “Masquerade,” Arc Gallery, San Francisco, California
Catalogue, “Kansas City Collection II,” Essay written by Raechell Smith
2011
Naked City Wichita, “Review: YesNoMaybe: Kristi Arnold, Eric Conrad and Yoonmi Nam,” Wichita, Kansas
2010
New American Painting, 90th Edition, October 2010 (distributed at major booksellers nationwide)
Alexandria News, “Torpedo Factory’s Target Gallery Presents Stystems Failure Exhibition, Alexandria, Virginia
Naked City Wichita, “Review: Eric Conrad, Bob Burette and Jodi Lightner,” Wichita, Kansas
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
2005
F5 Magazine, “Anthropomorphology and Poetry Project,” April 14, 2005, Wichita, Kansas
Review Magazine, April, 2005, Kansas City, Missouri
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
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

2018

Artist Lecture, Critiques with Graduate Students, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
2017
Artist Lecture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kansas
2015
Artist Lectures and Critiques with Students, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma
Artist Lecture, Percolator Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas
Kansas-Paraguay Partners Presentation, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
2014
Artist Lecture, Gente de Arte, Asunción, Paraguay
Artist Lecture, Instituto de Bellas Artes, Asunción, Paraguay
Artist Lecture, Instituto Superior de Arte, Asunción, Paraguay
Judge, National Sculpture Competition, Asunción, Paraguay
Artist Lecture, Critiques with students, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
2011
Artist Lecture, Critiques with undergraduate and graduate sculpture students, 3-Day workshop culminating in a collaborate installation with students, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota
Artist Lecture, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, Kansas
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

Zuckerman Museum of Art
Kansas City Collection
Southern Graphics Council
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Virginia Commonwealth University