Erin Carney

b. Kalamazoo, MI
Lives and works in Sleepy Hollow, NY

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions
Spool MFGFamiliarity of the Imagined: Erin Carney and Bill Wolff, Johnson City, NY (two-person exhibit)

Spool MFG, Surfaces/Depths: Erin Carney and Bill Wolff, Johnson City, NY (two-person exhibit)

DePree Art Gallery, At and Just Below, Hope College, Holland, MI

Rosefsky Gallery, A Shifting Perception of the Familiar, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

Bethany Arts Community, Transcending the Method: An Artist's Process, Ossining, NY

Wyndham Fine Art, Fieldstones Retreat Exhibit: Celebrating Five Years, Wyndham, NY


The Wishing Wall, River Walk Mural and Temporary Community Art Installation, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Front Street Gallery, The Path, Patterson, NY 
Flux Factory, Picturing the Unprintable, Long Island City, NY
Space 776, Group Show, Bushwick, NY

Wilkinson Gallery, Small Works, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Slusser Gallery, Interstices: The Space Between, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 

Eden Rock Gallery, Water/Bodies, St Barths 
DNA Gallery, Surreal Landscapes, Provincetown, MA

Deleon White Gallery, Pouch Cove Foundation Exhibition, Toronto, ON, Canada

147 Bowery, Someplace Else, New York, NY
Windows Gallery, Interval, Long Island City, NY
The Experimental Space, LIC Now, Long Island City, NY

Spool MFG, Amnesties, Johnson City, NY

Olean Public Library, Southern Tier Biennial, Olean, NY
Arlington National Cemetery Women’s Memorial, Faces of the Fallen, Arlington, VA

Artists Space, Night of 1,000 Drawings, New York, NY
Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, 47th Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art, Chautauqua, NY
Red Dot Fine Art, National Small Works Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM

Cooperstown Art Association, National 2003, Cooperstown, NY
Sotheby’s, Take Home a Nude, New York, NY
New York Academy of Art, MFA Thesis Show, New York, NY

2002 and Earlier
New York Academy of Art, Portraits, New York, NY, 2002
New York Academy of Art, Drawings, New York, NY, 2001
Rene Lezard, Red, New York, NY, 2000
Benjamin Street Gallery, Erin Carney: BFA Show, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997 (solo)
Slusser Galley, University of Michigan Art Students Exhibition, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997
Michianna Calligraphy Guild, Day of the Handmade Book, South Bend, IN,1996
Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan Art Students Exhibition, Ann Arbor, MI, 1995
The Drawing Room, Into the Drawing Room, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 1994
Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan Art Students Exhibition, Ann Arbor, MI, 1994

2003 MFA, cum laude, New York Academy of Art, Painting
1997 BFA, magna cum laude, University of Michigan, Sculpture
1997 BA, with distinction, University of Michigan, English Language & Literature

2023 Fieldstones Retreat with NYAA Alumni, Fieldstones, Medusa, NY, June, one week

2022 Arteles Creative Center, Haukijärvi, Finland, January
2007 Pouch Cove Foundation Invitational Residency, Newfoundland, Canada, Sept & Oct
2006 Pouch Cove Foundation Invitational Residency, Newfoundland, Canada, July & August

Grants and Awards
Arts Westchester Community Award, Sleepy Hollow's The Wishing Wall, 2021. Roles included: Planning Committee, Design Team, Painting Team, Selected Artist, and Community Art Educator.
UUP Individual Development Award, Binghamton University, NY, 2005
Best in Category (Painting), Southern Tier Biennial, Olean Public Library, Olean, NY, 2005
Juror Citation, National 2003, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY, 2003
Merit Scholarship, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, 2000-03
Palazzola Memorial Award, University of Michigan Art Students Exhibition, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997
Ann Arbor Art Fair Award, University of Michigan Art Students Exhibition, Ann Arbor, MI, 1995
Honorable Mention, University of Michigan Art Students Exhibition, Ann Arbor, MI, 1994
Drawing Academic Merit Award, University of Michigan School of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, 1994

University Teaching


The City College of New York (CUNY), Temporary Instructor (three week coverage for Gala Nazero), Drawing for Non-Art Majors, New York, NY

Purchase College (SUNY), Instructor, Figure Drawing, Purchase, NY

University of Michigan, New England Literature Program (NELP), Instructor, Raymond, ME
Instructor, Pratt Pre-College Program, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Binghamton University, Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting, Painting I, II, and Advanced Painting, Binghamton, NY

Other Teaching


Community Art Teaching and Private Instruction, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Rye, NY. Drawing, Painting, Handmade Books, Intergenerational Art Programing


Substitute Instruction, Visual Art Department, Hackley School, Tarrytown, NY


Teaching Artist, Arts Westchester, White Plains, NY


Painting Instructor, Hoboken Continuing Education, Hoboken, NJ

Sculpture Experience


Production Sculptor, Tom Otterness Studio, Brooklyn, NY

Studio Sculptor and Assistant to Patricia Cronin on Memorial to a Marriage, Brooklyn, NY

Visiting Artist Lectures and Critiques
Hackley School, Visiting Artist Lecture

Kendal-On-Hudson, Design Team Presentation and Panel Discussion, The Wishing Wall, Sleepy Hollow Public Art Mural

Spool MFG, Artist Talk/Panel Discussion in conjunction with exhibit, Surfaces Depths
Hope College, Visiting Artist Lecture and Critiques
SUNY Purchase, Lecture and Studio Visit, advanced figure drawing class

Binghamton University, Visiting Artist Lecture and Critiques
Binghamton University, Gallery Talk in conjunction with exhibit, A Shifting Perception of the Familiar

Erin Carney and Bill Wolff Bring their Visions of Nature to Spool MFG, Triple Cities Carousel, March 2015, Vol. 3, Issue 2, p. 18
Big Ideas In Small Spaces, Real Simple Magazine, Feb. 2014, p. 128, (reproduction)
Vocalises: New Poems, Jenny Husk, Upset Press, 2011 (cover image)
Pouch Cove Foundation Fundraiser Catalog, Deleon White Gallery, Toronto ON, Canada
A Hard Place on the Rock, National Post (Canada), 13 July 2006, AL10
Exhibit Features Professor’s Art, INSIDE Binghamton University, 2 March 2006, p. 3
2005 Southern Tier Biennial: A Regional Survey of Contemporary Art, The 
Cattaraugus County Arts Council, 2005, pp. 6, 7, 35 (exhibition catalog)
Xylem Literary Magazine, vol.2, Ann Arbor, MI, 1996, p.6
Basic Painting: A Collaborative Effort, University of Michigan School of Art, 1994, pp.3, 9, 22