Born 1975, Willard, Ohio

Lives and works in New York City

 

EDUCATION

 

2007 Master of Fine Arts, Three-Dimensional Media, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2003 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Solo

2015 Its memory, the memory of its ribs, its knees, its shoulders, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York

2010-2013 Telescoping House, UnMuseum, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

2010 If Ever a Home Welcomed You with Open Arms, Edison Art Gallery, Edison Community College, Piqua, Ohio

2007 The House that was Haunted Before It was Built, Aronoff Center for Art and Design, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2004 Upstairs, BLD Studios, Columbus, Ohio

2003 undecided spaces, Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, BLD Studios, Columbus, Ohio

 

Group

2015 Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York

2015 Constrained, CityLife, Jersey City, New Jersey

2014 Bringing the Orphans Back Home, part of Free the Orphans, a project by Clarinda Mac Low, with public interventions at the Unisphere in Flushings Meadow - Corona Park, Queens, the Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and on 141st Street in front of Hamilton Grange in Saint Nicholas Park, Harlem, New York

2013 2013 Season I International Artist Residency Exhibition: The Garden, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, New York

2012 Two Kinds of Funny, Traveling Exhibition: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama; Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia; Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

2012 Art Department Faculty Exhibition, City College of New York, New York, New York

2008 Blue Sky Project Exhibition, Starline Gallery, Harvard, Illinois

2006 OSU:UC, I:I, Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2006 Working Frameworks, Traveling Exhibition: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Skylab, Columbus, Ohio; and Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois

2005 Space is the Place, Meyers Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2004 Spring Aktion, BLD Studios, Columbus, Ohio

2003 The Belly of the Beast, BLD Studios, Columbus, Ohio

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

2013 NARS Foundation 2013 Season I International Artist Residency, Brooklyn, New York

2008 Blue Sky Project Artist-in-Residence, McHenry County’s Summer Arts Community, McHenry County, Illinois (Program has subsequently moved to Dayton, Ohio)

 

GRANTS, AWARDS, and OTHER HONORS

 

2014 AIM (Artist in the Marketplace), Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York

2013 NARS Foundation International Artist Residency Fellowship, Brooklyn, New York

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2010 "Erica Bailey at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center", by Linda Ding, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center Examiner, October 24, 2010

http://www.examiner.com/article/erica-bailey-at-the-cincinnati-contemporary-arts-center

2010 "Three -dimensional media show home within home [sic]", by Katherine Ullmer, Neighbors, a product of Dayton Daily News, February 25 – March 3

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local/three-dimensional-media-show-home-within-home/nM9Wd/

2007 “Focal Point: A Closer Look”, By Sarah Stephens, City Beat: Cincinnati’s News and Entertainment Weekly, Volume 13, Issue 28

http://citybeat.com/cincinnati/article-2653-the_house_that_was_haunted_before_it_was_built.html

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2009 "Joy Revision", an essay written for the exhibition catalog for Joy Divisions, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, Ohio