Erin Wiersma’s artistic practice focuses on the body’s capacity to absorb and respond to an environment. Erin studied at the Instutio San Lovidico in Orvieto, Italy as an undergraduate; she received her B.A. from Messiah College and completed her M.F.A. at the University of Connecticut. Wiersma is represented by Robischon Gallery in Denver, Colorado and Galerie Wehlau in Munich, Germany.
Since 2011, she has exhibited with A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn, New York, the first and longest operating women-run gallery in the country. Wiersma has had solo exhibitions at Robischon, A.I.R., at the Salina Art Center, Mid-America Arts Alliance, and more. Her work has been featured in OnVerge / CUE Foundation, Art21Online Magazine and Two Coats of Paint. She has attended residencies through Two Coats of Paint in Brooklyn, New York, and in Caylus, France. Erin Wiersma lives and works in Manhattan, Kansas and is an Associate Professor of Art at Kansas State University.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
Dragging through the Fire: On Erin Wiersma’s Konza Prairie
From Minding Nature’s Fall 2019, Volume 12, Number 3.
- Erin Wiersma
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