Erica Day

b. 1988

EPodwoiski.1@go.ccad.edu

Lives and works in Boulder, CO


| Education |

MFA Candidate in Painting & Drawing, University of Colorado at Boulder

expected: 2017

BFA, Columbus College of Art & Design, 2010

Honors: Valedictorian, Summa cum Laude, Outstanding Senior in Fine Arts

 

| Selected Exhibitions |

2017

Great Expectations, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, CO

MFA Thesis Show, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

2016

Play Nice: Visual Notions on Gender, Good Thieves Press, Denver, CO

The Nowness: King Exhibition, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

2015 

1st Annual Holiday Art Auction, The Jensdotter Project, Boulder, CO

Vacancy? no, The Newhouse Hotel, Denver, CO

Wish List, The Gallery Project, Toledo, OH / Ann Arbor, MI 

Face 2 Face, The White Cube Gallery, Naropa University, Boulder, CO 

The Selfie Show, Museum of New Art, Troy, MI

2013      

 91st Annual All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI

The Power of Myth, Ferndale Public Library, Ferndale, MI 

7th Annual Member Exhibition, Northville Art House, Northville, MI 

2012    

Great Lakes "Small Works" Annual Juried Exhibition, Riverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti, MI 

The Quantified Self, The Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI 

The Dirty Show: 13th Annual International Erotic Art Exhibition, Detroit, MI

New Paintings by Erica Podwoiski, Lido Gallery, Birmingham, MI 

American Dream, The Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI 

2011    

Imagined Communities, The Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI 

The Print: 29th Annual Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI 

The Dirty Show: 12th Annual International Erotic Art Exhibition, Detroit, MI 

2010      

Coming of Age in an Era of Celebrity Worship, Lido Gallery, Birmingham, MI (solo)

Inside Out, Belle Isle Conservatory, Detroit, MI

CCAD Best of Senior Thesis, CCAD, Columbus, OH 

pc4pc: Thesis Exhibition, Design Studios on Broad Gallery, CCAD, Columbus, OH (solo)

AICUO Award Winners Exhibition and Panel Discussion, Denison University, OH 

2009      

Everything Explodes, CCAD Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus, OH 

The Show: 130th Annual Student Exhibition, CCAD, Columbus, OH 

2008

The Show: 129th Annual Student Exhibition, CCAD, Columbus, OH

 

| Awards |

Donna Robinson Meckley Fellowship 2015

Peoples Choice Award, Great Lakes Small Works, Riverside Arts Center 2012

CCAD Outstanding Senior Award Recipient in Fine Arts 2010

EVA Winner, AICUO Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts 2010

President’s List 2007-2010

Charles Hall Memorial Scholarship 2009

Lowell Towstedt Scholarship 2008

Winner, Alive Magazine Cover Design Contest 2007

Foundation Achievement Award 2007

Columbus College of Art & Design Trustee’s Scholarship 2006

 

| Professional Experience |

Graduate Part Time Instructor, University of Colorado at Boulder 2014-2017

Drawing I

Drawing for Non-Majors

Figure Painting

Figure Drawing

Painting I

Sales Associate, Art Source International, Boulder, CO June-August 2016

Juror, Garden City Fine Arts Association Exhibit August 9, 2012 

-Judged annual all-media exhibition and presented awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place

Teaching Assistant, CCAD Saturday Morning Art Class 2008-2010

-High School Portfolio Development 

-Adult Oil Painting 

Private Drawing Instructor 2009

-Developed weekly lesson plans, conducted critiques, and explored various color pencil techniques with  student

Artist Assistant, Portage Lake District Library, Houghton, MI

-Collaborated with watercolorist Illa Garver and participating families to create two paintings for Portage Lake District Library 2009

 

 

 | Bibliography |

Addison Herron- Wheeler, "Colorado Artist, Erica Day, Recreates Her Own World Through Paint and Passion", Culture Magazine, Nov. 3, 2015

John Carlos Cantu, "Gallery Project Exhibit Explores the Notion of 'Quantified Self'", The Ann Arbor News, September 24, 2012

Sharon Dargay, "'Coming of Age':  Artist puts social networking images on canvas", Hometown Observer & Eccentric Newspapers, January 9, 2011

Amanda Fondriest, "Alumna to Donate Portion of Exhibition Proceeds to Charity", Columbus College of Art & Design Blog, December 29, 2010

Robert del Valle, "Stage & Canvas", Real Detroit Weekly, December 28, 2010

Melissa Starker, "Everything Explodes", Columbus Alive, December 2009

"Episode 3", Meet the Artist. Writ. & Dir. by Comcast MI Regional Programing. XFinity TV, Michigan Region- Channel 900, 2011.