born 1985, Cape Cod, MA
living Brooklyn, NY
2009_ MFA: Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
2007_ BFA: Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2018_ Used Tape, P.P.O.W Gallery, New York, NY
2017_ Head On, Never Apart, Montreal, QC, Canada
Simple, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Fransisco, CA
2016_ 18/bi/f/ma, Brilliant Champions, Brooklyn, NY
Anew, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
2015_ Darkness Lies Ahead, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
2014_ The Pain Comes in Waves, OGAARD Gallery, Oakland, CA
Crimson Landslide, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
2013_ Undo, University of Wisconsin Gallery, Oshkosh, WI
Show Me More, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012_ Crush, Extension Gallery, Boston, MA
Forgotten in a File, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011_ Erin M Riley, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
Graphic, Central Utah Arts Center, Ephraim, UT
2010_ Erin M Riley: New Works, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Daddy Issues, Helene Davis Gallery, Artspace, Richmond, VA
Recent Group Exhibitions
2018_ We Rise, Los Angeles, CA
Buffering, MELK Galleri, Oslo, Norway
29th Annual Benefit Art Auction, MassArt, Boston, MA
New Threads, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
The Armory Show, P.P.O.W Gallery, New York, NY
Into Action, Los Angeles, CA
2017_ NSFW: Female Gaze, Museum of Sex, New York, NY
Daughters of Penelope, Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Narrative Horizons, The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
Confabulations of Millennia, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Here and Now, The Holburne Museum, Bath, UK
Feminine Product, The Void Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2016_ Winter Group Exhibition, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY
Winter Group Exhibition, Brilliant Champions, Brooklyn, NY
Winter Group Exhibition, Athen B. Gallery, Oakland, CA
Frieze London, P.P.O.W. Gallery, Regent’s Park, London, UK
Juxtapoz x Superflat, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Fertile Solitude, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Juxtapoz x Superflat, Pivot Art + Culture, Seattle, WA
You Can Call Me Baby, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY
Here and Now, The National Center for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire, UK
2015_ KITH: HOMAGE, Miami Beach, FL
Miami Project, Hashimoto Contemporary, Miami Beach, FL
Soft Core, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
I Know You Know, Kinfolk, Brooklyn, NY
Summer Show, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
Scenic Route, Paradigm Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Data Flow: Digital Influence, Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn, VIC, Australia
2014_ Narcissism and The Self Portrait, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY
December Exhibition, Galerie Wolfsen, Aalborg, Denmark
Summer Mixer, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
Invitational Small Works, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
Reality Loop, VEST Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark
Competition Team, Eric Schindler Gallery, Richmond, VA
2018_ Fateman, Johanna, "Erin M. Riley P.P.O.W." The New Yorker, July 2, 2018: 8-9.
Chillida, Gisela, "Tejiendo Píxeles" La Maleta De Portbou, Julio/Agosto 2018: 69.
Kettle, Alice and Millar, Lesley, The Erotic Cloth, Bloomsburg Publishing, London, UK, 2018.
2017_ "Erin M. Riley" Gross Magazine, Volume 2 Sink or Swim, 79 - 85.
2016_ Tulsa, Cheyenne, "Zeitgeist-Gewebe" Material Girl Magazine Spring/Summer 2016: 60-61.
Janowitz, Neil, "Looming Changes" American Craft Magazine June/July 2016: 34-36.
2015_ Santibanez, Tamara, “Erin Riley” Interviews, Discipline Press January 2016: 1-6.
Slenske, Michael, “Art Talk: Knots Landing” The Wall Street Journal Magazine September 2015: 98.
Baritaux, Zio, Strange Plants II, Zioxla, March 2015.
Barry, Ramona and Jobson, Rebecca, The Craft Companion, Thames & Hudson
Australia Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia. October 2015.
2014_ Newhouse, Sam, “Weaver finds the beauty in sexy selfies” Metro New York City December 10, 2014: 8.
White, Rachel R., “Dream Weaver” Playboy Magazine December 2014: 29.
The Graphic Art of the Underground: A Countercultural History, Bloomsbury Publishing, London, UK. May 2014.
New American Painting, no. 110, juror Al Miner, February/March 2014: 126-129.
Stouffer, Hannah, “Erin M. Riley” Juxtapoz Magazine February 2014: 78 – 85.
It’s Nice That Annual 2013 by Company of Parrots, London, UK.
2013_ Martin, Lois, “Body Gazing.” Surface Design Journal, Summer 2013: 28 - 33.
2012_ Lotto Magazin. Places and Locations Issue, English/German, July 2012: 315-321.
The Textile Artist’s Studio Handbook by Visnja Popovic and Owyn Ruck, Quarry Books, Beverly, MA. May 2012: 161.
2011_ O’Toole, Meighan, “ Fishbowl.” Foam Magazine August/September 2011: 36.
Levine, Faythe. “Caught in the Web.” Fiberarts Magazine 22 March 2011: 32 – 33.
2010_ Pardi, Lou. “Re-Invent Re-Interpret Re-Make.” Beat Magazine 4 August 2010: 31.
2009_ New American Painting, no. 81, juror George Kinghorn, April 2009: 128-131.
2008_ “2008 Student Showcase.” Fiberarts Magazine November/December 2008: 45.
2018_ The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2015_ Museum of Art and Design Artist Studios, New York, NY
2012_ Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
2011_ Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC
2010_ The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
Emmanuel College, Boston, MA
2012_ Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Grant, New York, NY
2011_ Vermont Studio Center Artist-in-Residence Full Fellowship, Johnson, VT
Kittredge Foundation Grant Recipient, Cambridge, MA
2009_ Best in Show, Radius 250, Artspace, Richmond, VA
Project Completion Grant, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
2008_ Graduate Academic Tuition Assistantship, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA
2007_ Graduate Academic Tuition Assistantship, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA
Marilyn Pappas Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2006_ Barbara L. Kuhlman Foundation, Inc. Fiber Scholarship, Willet, NY
2005_ Barbara L. Kuhlman Foundation, Inc. Fiber Scholarship, Willet, NY
2018_ Visiting Artist, University of Cincinnati School of Art, Cincinnati, OH
2017_ Visiting Artist, University of Boulder, Colorado, Boulder, CO
First Friday Lecture Series, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2015_ Visiting Artist Lecture, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2012_ Visiting Artist Lecture, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Omaha, NE
January Art Talk, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
2011_ Visiting Artist Critique, UNCC Fibers Department, Charlotte, NC
Artist Talk: Artistic Freedom, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA
Weaving Demo, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA
2010_ Visiting Artist Talk, Senior Seminar, MassArt and Design, Boston, MA
Artist Talk, Freshman Foundation and Art Therapy, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA