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Erin Fussell

Born United States, 1979
Lives and Works Los Angeles, CA

Education
2017 MFA, Visual Art, University of New Mexico
2011 BA, Visual Art, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Experience
2017 Site Survey Photographer, D.H. Lawrence Ranch, UNM Taos, NM
2017 Encoded Archival Description (EAD) certification, Society of American Archivists Albuquerque, NM
2016-18 Stack Researcher, Getty Research Institute Los Angeles, CA
2016-17
John Gaw Meem Architecture and Design Fellow, Center for Southwest Research, Zimmerman Library Albuquerque, NM

2015-17 Assistant Curator of Architecture, Center for Southwest Research, Zimmerman Library Albuquerque, NM
2015-16
SITE Scholar, SITE Santa Fe Santa Fe, NM

2015 Digital Media Tech & Archivist, Land Arts of the American West Albuquerque, NM 
2014-15 Visiting Artist, Friends of the Orphan Signs Albuquerque, NM
2014 Board Member, Research Club Portland, OR
2013-14 Sound and Video Editing workshops, Open Signal: Portland Community Media Portland, OR
2013 Gallery Assistant, DISJECTA Contemporary Art Center Portland, OR
2011-12 Member, Asheville Darkroom Collective Asheville, NC
2011 Studio Assistant, Books & Paper Studio, Penland School of Crafts Penland, NC
2009-10 Intern, Gallery and Studio, Asheville BookWooks Asheville,NC
2008-10 Co-creator & Co-editor, Up the Prose! Art and Literary Zine Asheville, NC

Residency
2013 Abetenim Arts Village, NKA Foundation Ashanti Region, Ghana
2013 Kunstkammer PDX, Center on Contemporary Art Seattle Portland, OR
2012 Lithography, Penland School of Crafts Penland, NC

Selected Exhibitions, Performances, Screenings
Solo + Two Person
2017 Deep Waters, Thin Places, Sanitary Tortilla Factory
 Albuquerque, NM
2016 Desert Longings, Ocotillo Room at the Mood Salon Albuquerque, NM 
2016 (un), John Sommers Gallery Albuquerque, NM
2015 Silence on the Mesa, The Woods Valle Vidal, NM
2014 g_olo_g, Elizabeth Waters Center for Dance Albuquerque, NM

2014 Surrender, John Sommers Gallery Albuquerque, NM
2013 Dance in the Face of Various Deaths, Willamette Cultural Resources Associates, CoCA, Curator: David Francis Portland, OR
2012 Twenties: Decade in Polaroid 1999- 2008, Asheville Area Arts Council ARTERY Gallery Asheville, NC
2011 Friend Me, Asheville Community Theater Asheville, NC
2011 Friend Me, Harvest Records Asheville, NC

Group
2017 We are in mysterious contact with the powers besieging us, ready to call forth a miracle. 516 Arts, Juror: Candice Hopkins Albuquerque, NM
2016 Water Song for Fire, SubPhono Sway, CFA Downtown Albuquerque, NM
2016 The River, Our Lands 2: Tracing the Acequia Commons, El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe Santa Fe, NM
2016 Little Sister, Mouthpiece, Graft Gallery Albuquerque, NM
2016 How to Have a Good Time (minimum wage edition), Small Engine Gallery Albuquerque, NM
2016 Follicle: A Hair-themed Group Show, Graft Gallery Albuquerque, NM
2016 Melting, Sound for Marietta Patricia Leis, Turchin Center for the Arts Boone, NC
2016 Excavated, Tamarind Institute Albuquerque, NM
2016 SITE Scholars Exhibition, SITE Santa Fe Santa Fe, NM
2016 What Is There That We Cannot See?, UNM Art Museum, Juror: Courtney Fink Albuquerque, NM
2015 Land Arts of the American West Exhibition, John Sommers Gallery Albuquerque, NM
2015 Chuppers String Quartet, Wolftones Electronic Music Fest, Keller Hall Albuquerque, NM
2015 Riverberations, Composition by Christopher Shultis, Basia Irland Retrospective, Museum Het Domein Sittard, Netherlands
2015  Albuquerque Sound Booth, Visualizing SoundCentral Features Albuquerque, NM
2015 Faith, Ecotone, Orpheus Arts Space Albuquerque, NM
2015  Highway Confessional, CFA Downtown Albuquerque, NM
2014 Waiting, At First Sight, SCA Contemporary Albuquerque, NM
2014  Remembering & Forgetting, Research Club Brunch #40, Surplus Space Portland, OR
2014  Remembering & Forgetting, Grand Detour STEW, Clinton St. Theater Portland, OR
2014  Dance in the Face of Various Deaths, COCA, Seattle Design Center, Georgetown Gallery Seattle,WA
2014 Dance in the Face of Various Deaths, Grand Detour STEW, Clinton St. Theater Portland, OR
2014 Emergency Exit, Open Signal: Portland Community Media Portland, OR
2013 I hear you, I feel you, On VIDEO: Creative Video Feast, Supplement Space Seoul, Korea
2013 420 $E Grand Ave, Element Shorts, Experimental Film Festival, Clinton St. Theater Portland, OR
2011 Body Shaped You & I, Manipulated, Castell Photography Asheville, NC
2011 Affordable Housing I-XI, Exploring Patterns, COOP Gallery Asheville, NC
2011  I don’t think we’re supposed to be here, UNCA Student Show, S.Tucker Cook Gallery Asheville, NC
2010 Various, UNCA Student Show, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, Juror: Nina Katchadourian Asheville, NC

Instruction, Workshops
2016-17 Instructor of Record, Art and Ecology, University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM
2015 Instructor of Record, Art Practices II, University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM

2014 Teaching Assistant, Art Practices I, University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM
2012 Instructor, Monotypes, Roots and Wings School of Art Asheville, NC
2011-12 Instructor, Beginning Digital Photography, Super Saturday, University of North Carolina Asheville, NC
2011 Instructor, Flip Books Animation, Super Saturday, University of North Carolina Asheville, NC

Conferences, Symposiums, Lectures
2017
Vernacular Landscape as Metaphor: the J.B. Jackson Collections for Creative Research, lectureCenter for Southwest Research  Albuquerque, NM

2017 Deep Waters, Thin Places, artist talk, Sanitary Tortilla Factory Albuquerque, NM
2016 Pecha Kucha, Meeting of the Minds, artist talk, UNM Art Museum Albuquerque, NM
2015 Documenting the Cultural Landscape: The Archival Collections of J.B. Jackson and Chester LeibsPhotoPaysage / LandscapeRepresentation, exhibits, UNM Albuquerque, NM 
2015 g_olo_g, ISEA: 21st Symposium on Electronic Art, accepted Vancouver, B.C.
2014 At First Sight, artist talk, SCA Contemporary Albuquerque, NM
2011 Friend Me: The Art of Darkroom Photography and Live Conversation in a Digital Social Networking Culture, artist talk, Undergraduate Research Symposium, UNCA Asheville, NC

Curation
2017  A New Deal at the University of New Mexico, Center for Southwest Research  Albuquerque, NM
2017  Re | Source: Unpacking the Archive, Rainosek Gallery, George Pearl Hall Albuquerque, NM
2016 Life & Times on NM Route 66, Center for Southwest Research Albuquerque, NM
2015 Documenting the Cultural Landscape: The Archival Collections of J.B. Jackson and Chester Leibs, Center for Southwest Research, co-curator Albuquerque, NM
2008, 09, 10
Temp 25, The Jefferson Asheville, NC
2008-09 Up the Prose! 1-5,
Pump Gallery, Phil Mechanic Studios, co-curator Asheville, NC

Grants and Awards
2017 SPREAD 6.0, SITE Santa Fe Finalist
2017 Albuquerque Public Art Project Grant
2017 Exceptional Scholar, Sanitary Tortilla Factory
2016-17 John Gaw Meem Architecture and Design Fellowship, Center for Southwest Research
2016 Ralph W. Douglass Scholarship, University of New Mexico
2016 Dean’s Travel Grant, College of Fine Art, University of New Mexico
2015-16 SITE Scholar, SITE Santa Fe
2015 Phyllis Muth Fine Art Scholarship, University of New Mexico
2015 Professional Development Grant, University of New Mexico
2015 Student Research Grant, University of New Mexico
2011 Studio Assistantship, Penland School of Crafts
2010 Dan Millsbaugh Sculpture Scholarship, University of North Carolina Asheville
2009 Walter Ogilvie III Photography Scholarship, University of North Carolina Asheville

Selected Bibliography
2017 Feature: Deep Waters, Thin Places, Terrain Journal (upcoming) Online
2017 Bordering, Trace: Journal of Architecture and Planning, UNM (upcoming) Albuquerque, NM
2017 Review: Deep Waters, Thin Places, THE Magazine Santa Fe, NM
2017 Meem Perspectives Inspire Creative Interpretation, UNM Libraries Albuquerque, NM
2017 We are in mysterious contact with the powers besieging us, ready to call forth a miracle, 516 Arts Catalog Albuquerque, NM
2016 What is there that we cannot see?, UNM Art Museum Catalog Albuquerque, NM
2015 Highway Confessional with Commentary, Soundart Radio Totnes, U.K.
2015 KQRE Channel 13,  01-14-15 Albuquerque, NM
2014 The Morning Brew, TV Show, 08-26-14 Albuquerque, NM
2013 Dance in the Face of Various Deaths, SeattlePi.com
2013  Dance in the Face of Various Deaths, Cocaseattle.org
2013 Emergency Exit, Portland Community Media, Public Access Television Portland, OR
2012 Twenties: Decade in Polaroid, 1999-2008, Mountain Xpress, 01-25-12 Asheville, NC
2011 Friend Me, Asheville Citizen-Times, 08-26-11 Asheville, NC
2010-11 Art Seen Asheville: artseenasheville.blogspot.com
2010 La Reata Review London, U.K. 

Public Collections
Albuquerque Public Art Albuquerque, NM
Asheville FM Asheville, NC
Center for Art + Environment Archive, Nevada Art Museum Reno, NV

Land Arts of the American West Archive, University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM  
Abetenim Arts Village, Ashanti Region Abetenim, Ghana
NKA Foundation, Headquarters Nashville, TN
Willamette Cultural Resources Associates Portland, OR
Center on Contemporary Art Seattle, WA
Penland School of Crafts Penland, NC
OurVOICE Resource Center Asheville, NC

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