Artist Bio

Born in 1973 on a farm in southern Ohio, Erin's love of exploring her horizons grew.  Enjoying art from a young age, she began to capture and explore the unlimited potential of her creativity, through art, by pressing boundaries and exploring new horizons. 

 

In 1996, Erin received a Bachelor of Arts in Art from Xavier University. She continued her art training after college studying abroad as a Fulbright Arts Scholar in Germany. There she pursued illustration and sculpture at the University of Fine Arts Hamburg, Germany while traveling extensively to many of the art museums throughout eastern and western Europe.  

 

Upon returning to the states in 1998, Erin established herself as a Medical Illustrator in San Francisco. While in the Bay Area, she also taught painting, drawing, illustration and ceramics at various Bay Area art institutions. 


In 2003, Erin moved to Hawaii  and inspired by her surroundings, focused on landscape and seascape painting. Her work was represented in numerous island galleries (Wyland Gallery, Haleiwa, Island Treasures, Global Creations and Local Living Kailua).  Erin also balanced her painting with helping to create an art program & volunteer teaching art in the schools and privately on the North Shore. She also created and developed the Student Farmer's Market Program at Sunset Beach Elementary.

 

In 2012, Erin created Paint the Night Away and Paint the Day Away, an island inspired social painting company and taught over 6,000 adults and children to create and celebrate painting. Erin sold her business upon her families' decision to move to Rocky River, Ohio in December of 2014.  Erin enjoys capturing the lake life and the coastal beauty of Lake Erie.

Currently, Erin is just finished her teaching degree in Visuals Arts preK-12 licensure at Ashland University.

Born in 1973 on a farm in southern Ohio, Erin's love of exploring her horizons grew.  Enjoying art from a young age, she began to capture and explore the unlimited potential of her creativity, through art, by pressing boundaries and exploring new horizons. 

 

In 1996, Erin received a Bachelor of Arts in Art from Xavier University. She continued her art training after college studying abroad as a Fulbright Arts Scholar in Germany. There she pursued illustration and sculpture at the University of Fine Arts Hamburg, Germany while traveling extensively to many of the art museums throughout eastern and western Europe.  

 

Upon returning to the states in 1998, Erin established herself as a Medical Illustrator in San Francisco. While in the Bay Area, she also taught painting, drawing, illustration and ceramics at various Bay Area art institutions. 


In 2003, Erin moved to Hawaii  and inspired by her surroundings, focused on landscape and seascape painting. Her work was represented in numerous island galleries (Wyland Gallery, Haleiwa, Island Treasures, Global Creations and Local Living Kailua).  Erin also balanced her painting with helping to create an art program & volunteer teaching art in the schools and privately on the North Shore. She also created and developed the Student Farmer's Market Program at Sunset Beach Elementary.

 

In 2012, Erin created Paint the Night Away and Paint the Day Away, an island inspired social painting company and taught over 6,000 adults and children to create and celebrate painting. Erin sold her business upon her families' decision to move to Rocky River, Ohio in December of 2014.  Erin enjoys capturing the lake life and the coastal beauty of Lake Erie.

Currently, Erin is just finished her teaching degree in Visuals Arts preK-12 licensure at Ashland University.  She is very excited to bring her passion for art and love of teaching into the classroom! 

Embrace the choas - That is from where you can create something that was never possible before.

.                                                                        -  Erin

Showings

SHOWINGS

2012             Selected Exhibition  Haleiwa Art Walk, Kai Ku Hale    Haleiwa, Hawaii  April

2012             Solo Exhibition   Wyland Gallery    Haleiwa, Hawaii   May 19

2012             Selected Exhibition Waikiki ARTFEST   Honolulu, Hawaii  June 23-24

2012             Selected Exhibition Kapiolani ARTFEST   Haleiwa, Hawaii  June 1-2

2012             Selected Solo Exhibition “Flux” Poppy’s Café   Honolulu, Hawaii   Sept – Dec

2012             Selected Group Exhibition,  Ho`omaluhia Botanical Gardens   Kaneohe, Hawaii  Oct

2012             Selected Solo Exhibition Bonzar Front    Haleiwa, Hawaii   Oct

2012             Selected Group Exhibition “Interpretations of Life as We Know It”  Waialua Library    Waialua, Hawaii Sept 21 – Oct 9

2012             Selected Group Exhibition  Windward Artist Guild Group   Kailua, Hawaii  Oct

2012             Selected Group Exhibition  Surf Art Show at Wyland Gallery   Haleiwa, Hawaii   Dec

2013             Selected Exhibition  Haleiwa Arts Festival  Haleiwa, Hawaii   July

2013             Solo Exhibition   “Patterns”   Gallery on the Pali   Honolulu, Hawaii  Oct. 6 - Nov. 7

2014             Selected Exhibition  Haleiwa Arts Festival    Haleiwa, Hawaii   July

 

Gallery

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

Kai Ku Hale      Haleiwa, Hawaii

Wyland Gallery     Haleiwa, Hawaii

Island Treasures    Kailua, Hawaii

Local Living     Kailua, Hawaii

Outrigger Reef Gallery   Honolulu, Hawaii

Gester’s     Rocky River,  Ohio

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