Joy Christiansen Erb

EDUCATION:
MFA, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, 2005
BFA, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 2001
Concentration: Photography and Painting

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2016 Markers, Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA

2015 Portrait of a Mother, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL
Markers, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

2012 Private Moments: Real and Imagined, Fawich Art Gallery, Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, OH

2009 Family Gathering, Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
Remembered Series, Perspectives Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI

2008 Family Gathering, Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Family Gathering, Robert E. and Martha Hull Lee Gallery, Miami University, Oxford, OH

2007 Domestic Encounters, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
Domestic Encounters, PDNB, Dallas, TX
Family Gathering, The Women’s Museum: An Institute for the Future, Dallas, TX

2006 Family Gathering, Trinity University Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX, Fall 2006

2005 Family Gathering, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, TX
Family Gathering, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
Furniture Series, MFA Exhibition, Studio Gallery, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2003 Hidden Secrets, Gallery 010, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2002 Recent Works, Hue and Eye Salon and Gallery, Oxford, OH

2001 Sacred Place, ArtSpace, Lima, OH

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017 2017 Department of Art Faculty & Alumni Show, Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, OH

2016 Next Chapter, PDNB Gallery, Dallas, TX
Time In, Refocusing the Lens of Motherhood, Elder Gallery, Nebraska, Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE (Curator: Larry Gawel)
Houston Center for Photography 2016 Print Auction, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
Intersections: Biennial Faculty Exhibition, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH
YWCA’s 34th Women Artists: A Celebration!, YWCA of Youngstown, Youngstown, OH
Newest Members Group Exhibition, The MINE Factory, Pittsburgh, OH

2015 Tender Age (Two-person Exhibition), Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, Davie, FL
Photography Now 2015, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY (Juror: David Bram)
Image OHIO 15, Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH
Spinning Yarns Traveling Exhibition, The University of the Arts, UArts Galleries, Philidelphia, PA (Curators: Anne Massoni and Libby Rowe) (Catalog)

2014 The Residents, Hastings College Art Gallery, Hastings, NE
Environmental Portraiture, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR (Juror: Melanie McWhorter)
Griffin Museum 20th Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA (Juror: Aline Smithson)(Catalogue)
New Directions, Solo Online Gallery, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, Detroit, MI
Mother Load, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
CPAC Member’s Juried Exhibition, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO (Juror: Mark Sink)(Catalogue)
Spinning Yarns Traveling Exhibition, Art Gallery, Delaware County Community College, Media, PA (Curators: Anne Massoni and Libby Rowe) (Catalogue)
Spinning Yarns Traveling Exhibition, Bluestar Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX
Unchartered Biennial Faculty Exhibition, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH
In-Sight Photography Project's Annual Silent Auction, The Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT

2013 IDentity, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO (Juror: Barbara Tannenbaum)
Spinning Yarns Traveling Exhibition, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
Spinning Yarns Traveling Exhibition, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA
LENS 2013, Perspectives Gallery, Evanston, IL (Juror: Karen Irvine)
SPE Caucus Combined Exhibition, Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL (Jurors: Barbara DeGenevieve and Deborah Bright)
Magic of Light, PhotoPlace Gallery, Online Gallery Annex
Spinning Yarns Traveling Exhibition, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX

2012 Biennial Faculty Exhibition, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH
Spinning Yarns Traveling Exhibition, Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV
In-Sight Photography Project's Annual Silent Auction, The Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT

2011 Spinning Yarns: Photographic Story Tellers Traveling Exhibition, Lupke Gallery, University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne, IN
SPE Women’s Caucus: Science, Poetry and the Photographic Image, Traveling Exhibition, Northlight Gallery, University of Arizona, Tempe, AZ
Delicious Fields: Ohio Photographer’s at Work, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
Spinning Yarns Traveling Exhibition, Kendall Gallery, Farris University, Grand Rapids, MI
Home…Is Where the Camera Is, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT
Louisiana Purchase: National Juried Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University Art Gallery, Ruston, OH
SPE Women’s Caucus: Science, Poetry and the Photographic, Trois Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2010 Biennial Faculty Exhibition, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH
GROWN, Harris Gallery, Chicago, OH
Appetite, Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, Tallahassee, FL
Mothers, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Open Exhibition 2010, Photo Media Center, Erie, PA, Online Exhibition, http://www.photomediacenter.org/10Open/erb.html

2009 Image and Object Exhibition, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, OH
The Dress Show, Fraction Magazine Online Exhibition, (Curator: Melanie McWhorter), click here
In-Sight Photography Project's 11th Annual Silent Auction, The Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT

2008 Louisiana Tech University Faculty Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University, Art Gallery, Ruston, LA
Elements of Photography Book Launch Exhibition, The Art Institute of Colorado, John Jellico Gallery, Denver, CO
Transformations Exhibition, Lone Star College, Kingwood Gallery, Kingwood, TX (Juror: Clint Willour)
There's No Place Like Home, PDNB Gallery, Dallas, TX
SPE South Central Member's Exhibition, University of Memphis, Jones Hall Gallery, Memphis, TN
In-Sight Photography Project's 10th Annual Silent Auction, The Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT

2007 Beyond the Scrapbook, Tarrant County College Southeast Campus, Art Corridor, Arlington, TX, 2007
Trinity University Faculty Exhibition, Trinity University Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Family Gathering, Luminous-Lint, www.luminous-lint.com

2006 Body Language: A Multimedia Exhibition, Art Basel Miami, Edge Zones, Miami, FL (2006-2007)
Signatures of Age, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, (Juror: Helen Redman)
Past Meets Present: Faculty Exhibition, Society for Photographic Education South Central Regional Conference, Vanderbilt University, Ingram Studio Art Center, Nashville, TN
Open Exhibition 2006, Photo Media Center, Erie, PA, Online Exhibition, (Juror: Gary Cardot) click here
Houston Center for Photography 24th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, (Jurors: Allison Hunter and Madeline Yale)
Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University Fine Arts Gallery, Denton, TX, (Juror: Blake Fitch)

2005 Human Form: A Story, Stepping Stone Gallery, Huntington, NY
20 ” x 20” x 20” A National Compact Competition, Louisiana State University Union Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
Out of Site, Site-specific Installation, Denton, TX, click here
Buddy System, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX
Wish! Art Auction, Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX
Artist Against AIDS Silent Art Auction, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
Exposure, Gallery 010, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2004 National Graduate Seminar Fellows Exhibition, The Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, NY
Dialogue:art.technology.imagery, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, Maryland, Virtual Exhibition, http://www.DialogueGallery.com (Jurors: Cheryl Younger and Sonya A. Lawyer, Color Catalogue)
Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University Fine Arts Gallery, Denton, TX, 2004, (Juror: Anne Wilkes Tucker, 3rd Place Coupralux Award)
The Thing Itself, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Graduate Student Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX
Sewn Together, Collaboration Exhibition and Performance, Margo Jones Theatre, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Still Motion Project, Collaborative Exhibition and Performance, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Voertman’s Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University Fine Art Gallery, Denton, TX, (Juror: Nancy Whitenack, Best of Show Award)
Photographic Artist Coalition Spring Exhibition, Premier Photo Imaging Gallery, Richardson, TX
Artist Against AIDS Silent Art Auction, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
Wish! Art Auction, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX

2003 Scene/Unseen, Runnel Gallery, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, (Juror: Amei Wallach, Color Catalogue)
Viewpoint, Bosque Conservatory, Clifton, TX, (Juror: Luther Smith)
Transformation, Gallery 010, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, (Juror: Jennifer Pearson Yamashiro)
Current, Gallery 010, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Member’s on View, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX
22nd Annual Open Show, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Voertman’s Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University Fine Art Gallery, Denton, TX, (Juror: Betty Hicks)

2002 Regarding Beauty: Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University Fine Art Gallery, Denton, TX, (Juror: Deborah Willis)
Art Alliance, Texas Woman’s University Fine Art Gallery, Denton, TX

2001 Recent Works, Heistand Gallery, Miami University, Oxford, OH
13th Annual Summerfest, St. Marys, OH

2000 Bigger is Better, Heistand Gallery, Miami University, Oxford, OH
492, Heistand Gallery, Miami University, Oxford, OH
22nd Annual Whitewater Valley Exhibition, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN, (Jurors: Ronald Jones and Jon Kessler)
12th Annual Summerfest, St. Marys, OH, 2000, (Second Place Overall Award)

AWARDS / HONORS / GRANTS:

2016 Distinguished Professorship for Excellence in Scholarship Award, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
Mother’s Who Love Art Award, YWCA’s 34th Women Artists: A Celebration!, YWCA of Youngstown, Youngstown, OH

2015 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, Columbus, OH
Review Santa Fe Participant, Santa Fe Center for Photography, Santa Fe, NM

2014 Midwest Photographers Project Collection, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency Program, Nebraska City, NE
Faculty Improvement Leave, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
Research Assistant Award, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH

2013 Juror's Choice Award, IDentity Exhibition, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO (Juror: Barbara Tannenbaum)
University Research Grant, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
Assessment Poster Competition, Office of Assessment, Youngstown State University. Youngstown, OH

2012 Art Photographers Index, Photo-Eye, Selected to be included in the artists list on API website.

2011 Professional Development and Scholarship Reallocation Time, College of Fine and Performing Arts, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH

2006 Department Professor of the Month, Trinity University, Alpha Lambda Delta Chapter, San Antonio, TX
Review Santa Fe Participant, Santa Fe Center for Photography, Santa Fe, NM

2005 Lennox Visiting Young Artist, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX 2005-2007
Outstanding Masters Student Award, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Freestyle/SPE Crystal Apple Award ($5000), Portland, OR
Atwell/Marshal Memorial Endowment Fund to Portland, OR, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2004 National Graduate Seminar Fellow, The Photography Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY
Voertman’s Exhibition Best of Show Award, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Student Travel Fund to New York, NY, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Atwell/Marshal Memorial Endowment Fund to Newport, RI, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Rowena Caldwell Elkins Memorial Endowed Scholarship, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition Third Place Coupralux Award, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Society for Photographic Education National Student Scholarship at Newport, RI

2003 Mary Glover Art Scholarship, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Society for Photographic Education, South Central Region Scholarship to Austin, TX

2002 Texas Woman’s University Graduate Scholarship, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2000 Undergraduate Summer Scholars Research Grant ($3000), Miami University, Oxford, OH
Barbara Hershey Photography Scholarship, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Nancy F. Cady Painting Scholarship, Miami University, Oxford, OH

LECTURES:

2016 Mothering on the Tenure Track: Paths for Choice and Empowerment, Midwest Regional Society for Photographic Education Conference, St. Louis, MO
Markers: Artist Talk, Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA

2015 Slide Jam: Beauty Reigns, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Artist Lecture: Joy Christiansen Erb, Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, Broward College, Davie, FL
Artist Now! Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
Markers: Artist Talk, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

2014 Portrait of a Mother, SPE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Lancaster, PA
Artists' Lecture: Joy Christiansen Erb, Joe D'Uva and Dana Sperry, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH

2013 Portrait of a Mother, SPE Midwest Regional Conference, Lincoln, NE

2012 Pittsburgh Open Show, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA
Photo Forum, Front Room Gallery and Studios,Cleveland, OH

2011 Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Portrait of a Mother, SPE South Central Regional Conference, University of Texas-San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

2009 Artist Lecture, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Family Gathering: A Look into the World of Eating Disorders, Visiting Artist, Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
Remembered Series Artist Lecture, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

2008 Artist Lecture, Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Health, Art and Life: Breaking the Silence of Eating Disorders, Panel Discussion, Hoyt Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Family Gathering: A Look into the World of Eating Disorders, Visiting Artist, Robert E. and Martha Hull Lee Gallery, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Storytelling and Identity, SPE South Central Regional Conference, Memphis College of Art and Design, Memphis, TN
Telling Tales - Teaching Narrative, Panel Discussion, SPE South Central Regional Conference, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

2007 Family Gathering: A Look into the World of Eating Disorders, The Women’s Museum: An Institute for the Future, Dallas, TX
Domestic Encounters: Artist Lecture, PDNB Gallery, Dallas, TX
Artists Lecture with Curator, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX

2006 A Look into the World of Eating Disorders through Photography, Society for Photographic Education South Central Regional Conference, Watkins College of Art and Design, Nashville, TN
Artist Lecture: Joy Christiansen, McNay Museum Contemporary Collector’s Forum, San Antonio, TX
Artist Lecture: Joy Christiansen, Communities In Schools of San Antonio Group, San Antonio, TX
Artist Lecture: Joy Christiansen, McLennan Community College, Waco, TX

2005 Artist Lecture: Joy Christiansen, Tarrant County College, Fort Worth, TX
Artist Lecture: Color Photography, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
The Art of Teaching Seminar Panel Discussion, Moderator, Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX

2004 National Graduate Seminar, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, NY
Photography and Place: Graduate Track Presenter, Society for Photographic Education’s 41st National Conference, Newport, RI
Body, Motion, New Media, Collaboration and Performance, Texas Woman’s University, Blagg-Huey Library, Denton, TX
Artist Lecture: Joy Christiansen, Texas Woman’s University, East Fine Art Gallery, Denton, TX

2003 Brown Bag Art Chat Lecture Series, Texas Woman’s University Fine Art Gallery, Denton, TX
History of Color Photography, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2001 History of Color Photography, Miami University, Oxford, OH

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

2016 McGinnis, Sara. “Portrait of a Mother: Wonderfully Real Photos of Everyday Life.” BabyCenter Blog. February 1, 2016.

2015 Bram, David. "Joy Christiansen Erb." Fraction Magazine, Issue 79. October 1, 2015.

2014 Bram, David. "The Sixth Anniversary Issue." Fraction Magazine. Issue 62. May 1, 2014. http://www.fractionmagazine.com/issue-62
Griffin Museum 20th Juried Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue
CPAC Member’s Juried Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue
Ruddick-Sunstein, Ellyn. “Daring Photographs Provide A Surprising Alternate View Of Motherhood.” Bust Online Blog. Feb. 12, 2014. http://www.bust.com/index.php?option=com_myblog&Itemid=1272&category=joy+christiansen+erb&lang=en&task=tag

2013 Smithson, Aline. “Joy Christiansen Erb: Portrait of a Mother.” Lenscratch Online Blog. November 2, 2013.

2013 Hoover, Clark. “Wood-fired ceramics, tale-telling photos in new Baylor art show.”
Wacotrib.com.
January 31, 2013.
Magic of Light, Exhibition Catalogue

2011 Clark, Joseph. “Surrealists in Bloom.” Scene Magazine. July 20, 2011
Litt, Steven. “MOCA shows off dreamy images in ‘Delicious Fields: Ohio Photographers at Work’.” The Plain Dealer. July 16, 2011
Delicious Fields: Ohio Photographers at Work, Exhibition Catalogue
Spinning Yarn: Photographic Storytellers, Exhibition Catalogue
Home…Is Where The Camera Is, Exhibition Catalogue

2009 “New Exhibits open today at Baum Gallery.” Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. January 22, 2009 p. 2V
“UCA’s Baum Gallery set to present Six Degrees of Transmutation.” Log Cabin Democrat. January 18, 2009, p. 6D
Dietrich Ringle. “Exhibit Displays New Art.” UCA Echo. February 4, 2009, p. 5, 7
Six Degrees of Transmutation: Emerging Artists ’09 Brochure, University of Central Arkansas
Cito’s Central Theoretical Examination in Art and Design Exam and Brochure, Netherlands

2008 James, Christopher. The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes: 2nd Edition, Delmar Learning: Spring 2008
Faris-Belt, Angela. The Elements of Photography, Focal Press: Spring 2008
Oquet, Charo and Vardi, David. Supermix: Union of the Diverse Contemporary Art in Miami, Edge Zone Press Miami: 2008
Fall 2008 Visual Arts Brochure, Miami University
Riley, Lesley. "Artist to Artist: Joy Christiansen Erb." Cloth Paper Scissors: November/December 2008, p. 80-8
Boon, Elizabeth. “Cleaning out the Junk Drawer: YSU Professor explores body image issues in Art.” The Jambar. September 9, 2008, p. 6
Jones, Richard. “Joy Christiansen Erb: Revealing Secrets in the Living Room.” Hamilton Journal-News, Dayton Daily News, October 2008

2007 Atlas, Darla. “Joy Christiansen’s Family Gathering: A Look into the World of Eating Disorders.” The Dallas Morning News. March 13, p 4G
“Room with a View.” Dallas Modern Luxury, June 2007, p. 42
Martin, Merritt. “Decorations of Disorder: PDNB’s premier installation is Joy and pain.” Dallas Observer. May 10, p. 32
Daniel, Mike. “Joy Christiansen and E-J Major at Photographs Do Not Bend.” Te Dallas Morning News Guide. June 8, p. 30
Terranova, Charissa. “W(h)ither Femism? Joy Christiansen and E-J Major.” Glasstire. June 2007. www.glasstire.com
“ Feminine expression.” Galveston County * The Daily News. October 12, p B9
Rafferty, Rebecca. "ART: Family Gathering: A Look into the World of Eating Disorders. Consumed by Misplaced Guilt." Rochester City Paper, March 19

2006 “Portfolio: Joy Christiansen.” exposure, Fall 2006, Volume 39:2, p. 19, editor Carla Williams
Belasco, Jessica. “Artist Brings Message Home.” San Antonio Express News. October 15, p. 1J
Morrison, Emily. “Chronicle of a Disorder.” San Antonio Current, October 11-17, p. 16
Reddish, Jill. “Family Gathering Explores Eating Disorders.” Trinitonian, September 29, p. 12

2004 Student Photo Newsletter, Fall 2004, Volume II, Issue VII, p.10-11, editor Richard Newman
Hamilton, Brandi. “Don’t Keep Secrets.” The Lasso, April 15, p. 5

2003 Santa Fe Center for Photography Brochure, Image used for Publicity Purposes
Scene/Unseen, Runnels Gallery, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, 2004, p. 35
Martin, Merritt. “Furniture in the Raw.” Dallas Observer, March 27, p. 46
Breeding, Lucinda. “Photo Study Body’s Secrets.” Denton Record Chronicle, Denton Times, March 27, p. 3
Manley, Shannah. “Photography Exposes Body “Hidden Secrets” Revealed at Student Art Exhibit Center”, The Lasso, April 3, p. 2

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2012-Present Associate Professor, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH

2009-Present Photography Program Coordinator, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH

2008-2012 Assistant Professor, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH

2007-2008 Assistant Professor, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

2005-2007 Visiting Assistant Professor (Lennox Visiting Young Artist), Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

2005   Summer Adjunct Faculty, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2004-2005 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2002-2004 Graduate Assistant, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2001-2002 Instructor, Continuing Education Department, Miami University, Oxford, OH

2000-2001 Instructor, Miami University, Oxford, OH

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