EDUCATION

MFA Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, 2003
Certificate, Reflective Collegiate Teaching Course, Brown University, Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning, 2003
BA Studio Art, San Diego State University, 2001


 

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2015

"Hothouse Manicure", Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Los Angeles, CA
"Forest for the Trees", Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

2013

"A Different Kind of Landscape: Maysey Craddock & Erin Harmon", The Brooks Museum, Memphis, TN

2012

"The Land of Lost & Found", Material, Memphis, TN

2011

"Midnight Gardens", Arkansas State University, Fine Art Gallery, AK, by invitation from Gallery Committee

2007-08

"Pettest of Pets", Parthenon Museum, West Gallery, Nashville, TN

2006

"Pettest of Pets", Clough Hanson Gallery, Memphis, TN
"Cognitive Surfaces: Works by Deborah Whistler and Erin Harmon", Anne Wright Wilson Fine Art Gallery, Georgetown College, KY
"New Painting", Northwest Art Center Library Gallery, Minot State University, ND

2005

"New Works", Second Floor Contemporary Non Profit, Memphis, TN

2002

"Skins & Mounts", Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI, Jurors Wendy Edwards and Donna Bruton
"Myth Making & Mental Theatrics", Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

2001

"Interior Dramas", 838G Gallery, San Diego, CA


GROUP & JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2014

"Your Attica On the Pacific", Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Los Angeles, CA
"Stationary Realms: Jane Callister, Erin Harmon, Jennifer Steinkamp, Allison Elizabeth Taylor, and Mary Temple", University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, Curated by Cynthia Nourse Thompson

2013

"The Natural World: A Postmodern Perspective" Williams Art Gallery, Mount St. Mary University, Juried by Mount St. Mary Art Department
"Nature Reconstructed: Beth Edwards, Erin Harmon & Susan Maakestad" Troy Plunk Art Gallery, Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN
"Present Tense: The Art of Memphis from 2001-Now", Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN, Curated by John Weeden

2012

"In Search Of..." Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, TN / Art & Design Gallery, University of Kansas, KS, Curated by Dustin Dennis, Amanda Lechner, and Christopher Ulivo
"Random Acts of Time", Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA; Juried by William Moreno of William Moreno Contemporary and Board President of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
"23rd National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition", Gormley Gallery, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD; Juried by Sue Spaid, Executive Director, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore

2011

"NEW VISIONS: Adrift", Memphis College of Art, Hyde Gallery: Nesin Graduate School, Memphis, TN, Curated by Cynthia Thompson 
"48th Annua; Juried Competition", Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

2010

"Muddy Water: Three Memphis Painters on Paper", Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
"Terra Firma", Russell/ Projects, Richmond, VA

2009

"6th Annural AAC National Show Exhibition", Atlanta Artists Center and Gallery, GA, Juried by Annette Cone-Skeleton, president and co-founder of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgis (MOCA GA)

2008

"Water Works: Three Person Exhibition including Beth Edwards, Erin Harmon, and Susan Maakestad", Memphis College of Art, On the Street Gallery, Memphis, TN, by invitation 

2007

"Ladylike: Women Artists Working in the South", Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, GA

2006

"Youth Springs Eternal: Erin Harmon, elow, and Ardeshir Tabrizi", Lawrence Asher Galler, Los Angeles, CA

2005

"Role Play: The Definition of Self in Society", Target Gallery @ The Torpedo Art Centery, Alexandria, VA, Juried by James Mahoney
"Being & Self", Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"Americas 2000 All Media Competition", Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, ND, Juried by Gordon McConnell 
"Big Six", Knox College, Galesburg, IL, Juried by panel
"The Powerhouse Art Auction", The Powerhouse, Memphis, TN

2004

"Politically Erect", Delta Axis @ Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN

2003

"Women in Charge", Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Juried by Debra Balken
"Rhode Island School of Design MFA Thesis Exhibition", Grant Selwyn Fine Art Gallery, Providence, RI
"MFA Exhibition", RISD Museum, Providence, RI
"Painting Thesis Exhibition", Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
"Drawings Here and There", Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhodes Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2002-2003

"Girls, Girls, Girls", Storefront 1838, New York, NY

2002

"Welcome to our Fantasy", Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
"Interdisciplinary Grad Seminar Show", RISD Design Center: Case Gallery, Providence, RI
"Student Member Show", Copley Society, Boston, MA
"RISD MFA Group Show", The Arcade, Providence, RI

2001

"Manifest", 838G Gallery, San Diego, CA

2000

"Full Bodies Palette", Everette Gee Jackson Gallery, San Diego, CA
"Location", Center for the Advancement of Creative Arts, San Diego, CA
"Undercurrents Rising", Flor Y Canto Gallery, San Diego, CA
"Student Award Exhibition", San Diego State University, San Diego, CA


OTHER

2014

"Flyway" River Project III: Moving Currents, Ballet Memphis; theatrical set design for world premier choreography based on flight migration along the Mississippi Flyway
"Hand Papermaking- 2014 Portfolio Edition #11: Negative Space Edition"; including works from 22 artists, Juried by Lesley Dill, Cynthia Thompson, Paul Wong with essay by Buzz Spector 


ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 

2011

Vermont Studio Center- Partial Fellowship

2005

Studios Midwest, Galesburg Civic Art Center in association with Knox College


VISITING ARTIST/ GUEST LECTURER

2015

Departmental Lecture, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, in conjunction with "Forest for the Trees"

2013

Public Lecture, Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis TN in conjunction with “A Different Kind of Landscape
Public Lecture, Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN in conjunction with “Nature Reconstructed

2012

Public Lecture, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN in conjunction with “The Land of Lost and Found

2011

Public Lecture, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR, in conjunction with “Midnight Gardens

2010

Public Lecture, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY in conjunction with “Muddy Water: Three Memphis Painters on Paper

2008

Artist Selection Panel for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, AZ, By Invitation
Design Selection Panel for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, AZ, By Invitation
Brown University, Providence RI; Guest critic for Beginning Painting, Advanced Painting and Honors Seminar


AWARDS

2014

Faculty Development Grant, Rhodes College, TN - $5000 Peer Juried Award

2013

Faculty Development Grant, Rhodes College, TN - $5000 Peer Juried Award

2012

Faculty Development Grant, Rhodes College, TN - $5000 Peer Juried Award

2011

Creative Grant for Public and Digital Arts, Rhodes College, TN - $2500 Peer Juried Award

2010

Faculty Development Grant, Rhodes College, TN - $5000 Peer Juried Award

2008

CAP-Mellon Study Leave Grant, Rhodes College, TN – Fall 2008/09 Junior Sabbatical awarded by College provost and Deans of Academic Affairs
Faculty Development Grant, Rhodes College, TN - $5000 Peer Juried Award

2006

Faculty Development Grant, Rhodes College, TN - $5000 Peer Juried Award+$2500 material expenses

2005

Best in Show, 2000 All Media Competition, Minot State University, ND

2001/2002

Award of Excellence, Rhode Island School of Design – $5000 Juried Award


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Sparks, John W., “Ballet Memphis sets metaphors into motion with final installment of ‘River Project’. Memphis Commercial Appeal, October, 15 2014.
Townsend, Eileen, “Erin Harmon’s Latest Project”. Memphis Flyer Exhibit M Blog, September 29, 2014.
Reith, Herb, Rev. of A Different Kind of Landscape at Brooks Museum –Maysey Craddock, Erin Harmon. Number Arts Journal:77, Winter 2014.
Koeppel, Fredrick, “Best of 2013: The Year’s Top Art Exhibits” Go Memphis, Memphis Commercial Appeal, December, 26 2013.
Koeppel, Fredrick, “A Different Kind of Landscape at Brooks Museum –Maysey Craddock, Erin Harmon expand the limits” Memphis Commercial Appeal, September, 27 2013.
Townsend, Eileen, “Lay of the Land: Work by Maysey Craddock & Erin Harmon at the Brooks” Memphis Flyer, September 25, 2013.
Koeppel, Fredrick, “Present Tense has stunning moments, surprising omissions” Memphis Commercial Appeal, February 14, 2013.
Gilliam, Marney E., “Nature is Reconstructed at Freed-Hardeman” Chester County Independent, February 7, 2013.
Koeppel, Fredrick, “Contemporary Memphis Artists on Exhibit at the Dixon” Memphis Commercial Appeal, February 2, 2013.
Koeppel, Fredrick, “Art Review: Nine Artists set ‘Adrift’” Memphis Commercial Appeal, October 27, 2011.
Koeppel, Fredrick, “Best of 2011: Standout Memphis art shows made compiling list easy” Memphis Commercial Appeal, December 22, 2011.
Knowles, Carol, “Back to Basics” Memphis Commercial Appeal, October 9, 2008.
Pitcher, John, “Our Critics Picks” Nashville Scene, September 27, 2007.
Koeppel, Fredrick, “The year in fine art -Critic narrows the field to eight exhibitions at local galleries and museums” Memphis Commercial Appeal, December 29, 2006.
Koeppel, Fredrick, “Otherworldly, close to home -- Abstractionist Gardner and meticulous Harmon engage the psyche” Memphis Commercial Appeal, March 17, 2006.
Koeppel, Fredrick, “Artistic sights worth seeing – The Best of 2005” Memphis Commercial Appeal, December 30, 2005.
Reece, Bethany R., “Art Explodes at Studios Midwest” Progressive Women, July 2005, Volume 31.
Koeppel, Fredrick, “In the details, find innocence lost” Memphis Commercial Appeal, April 1, 2005.


COLLECTIONS

The Brooks Museum, Memphis TN
Ohio University
St. John's University
University of Michigan
Michigan State University
Rhone Island School of Design
Arizona State University
University of Iowa
University of Wisconsin