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Erica Harney
Philadelphia, PA

About the Artist

Erica Harney holds a B.F.A. in drawing and painting from Alfred University, and an M.F.A. in drawing and painting from The Pennsylvania State University. She has also studied at the Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, Italy.

Harney’s work has been exhibited extensively across the United States and internationally. Major solo exhibitions have taken place at The Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Harrisburg, "VARGA Gallery":http://vargagallery.com/, and the "Estate Yard Gallery":Estate Yard Gallery in Castlecomer, County Kilkenny, Ireland. Notable group exhibitio…

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About the Artist

Erica Harney holds a B.F.A. in drawing and painting from Alfred University, and an M.F.A. in drawing and painting from The Pennsylvania State University. She has also studied at the Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, Italy.

Harney’s work has been exhibited extensively across the United States and internationally. Major solo exhibitions have taken place at The Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Harrisburg, "VARGA Gallery":http://vargagallery.com/, and the "Estate Yard Gallery":Estate Yard Gallery in Castlecomer, County Kilkenny, Ireland. Notable group exhibitions have taken place in several New York City galleries, such as the "Coleman Burke Gallery":http://colemanburke.com/newyork/index.html, "Sara Meltzer Gallery":http://www.sarameltzergallery.com/, "Kathleen Cullen Fine Art Gallery":http://kathleencullenfinearts.com/, "James Cohan Gallery":http://www.jamescohan.com/ and "The Greenpoint Gallery":http://thegreenpointgallery.com/ in Brooklyn. Her sketchbook, “I’m A Scavenger” was recently on a nationwide tour and is now in the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Art Library.

Last summer, she organized a massive solo exhibition, Here Comes the Sun, to benefit the Killian Mansfield Foundation, an organization that works with children battling cancer and other serious illnesses through integrative healthcare. This exhibition opened at The Greenpoint Gallery in Brooklyn on Monday, July 18th 2011.

Artist’s Work

Halfway house the week of judas
Erica harney

Halfway House (The Week of Judas)

By Erica Harney

Palimpsestus
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Palimpsestus

By Erica Harney

Sheet 2
Erica harney

Sheet 2

By Erica Harney

Sheet 3
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Sheet 3

By Erica Harney

Left handed scissors cut the water like sharks
Erica harney

Left-Handed Scissors Cut the Water Like Sharks

By Erica Harney

Wednesday on the island
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Wednesday On the Island

By Erica Harney

As we were
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As We Were

By Erica Harney

When it was just me and lloyd there were no frogs
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When It Was Just Me and Lloyd, There Were No Frogs

By Erica Harney

How to disappear completely
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How to Disappear Completely

By Erica Harney

Selected Exhibitions

  • Greenpoint Gallery
    Brooklyn, NY, 2011
  • Coleman Burke Gallery
    New York, NY, 2010
  • Crane Center
    Philadelphia, PA, 2009
  • Sara Meltzer Gallery
    New York, NY, 2009
  • Kathleen Cullen Gallery
    New York, NY, 2006

Press and Accolades

  • Studio Visit Magazine
    2009
  • Kalliope Literary Magazine
    2009
  • Stone Canoe Journal
    2009

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University, MFA- Drawing and Painting
    University Park, PA,2010 
  • Alfred University, BFA- Drawing and Painting
    Alfred, NY,2006 
  • Santa Reparata International School of Art, non-degree
    Florence, Italy,2005