Born in NJ based in Brooklyn NY Erin Dunn’s work has been exhibited at PS1 MoMA, the New Museum, MOCA, and The Kitchen and has been mentioned in The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times among others. She holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from Rutgers University. She is looking forward to her solo exhibition at CUE Foundation this Spring.



2011 M.F.A. Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University

2005 B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design




2016 Oceanic Dancer, CUE Art Foundation, NY, NY (forthcoming)

2014 Pigment Specter, Tomato House, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Rapture’s Adagio, Rooster Gallery, NY, NY

2011 Visual Studies Gallery, curated by Liz Rywelski, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2009 Distinguished by the Swans, W139, curated by Gijs Frieling, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Carl Berg Projects at the Pacific Design Center, LA, CA

2007 Being Alive, Carl Berg Gallery, LA, CA




2016  Erin Dunn and Michael Pierzynski: Down the Rabbit Hole curated by Carl Berg, JAUS, Los Angeles CASibling Rivalries, curated by Ashley Garrett and Max Presneill, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Salon 57, curated by Jesse Greenberg and Macgregor Harp, 247365, New York, NY

2015 Dotto Lotto, Draw Jam and Video Screening, curated by Mellisa Brown, MASS Gallery, Austin, TX  

Works on Paper, curated by Ichiro Irie, TSA, Brooklyn, NY

Now Eat Your Mind, curated by Brian Willmont, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014 6018 Wilshire, Edward Cella, curated by Carl Berg, Los Angeles, CA

 Make Do, curated by Lauren Rosati, Western Michigan University/ UMass Amherst 

Other People’s Paintings, curated by Mathew Fisher, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Shrink It, Pink It, curated by Irena Jurek and Diana Buckley, Carhouse Funeral, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Draw Gym, 247365, curated by Brian Belott, Brooklyn, NY

MOCAtv Artist Video Project, The Museum of Contemporary Art, curated by Casey Jane Ellison, LA CA

Artificial Tears, An Evening of Comedic Performance, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY

Digital Dye Hard, curated by Leeza Meksin, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2012 First Look: Above Ground Animation, New Museum, curated by Casey Jane Ellison, NY, NY

Summer Nights Series, Union Square Park, curated by Ana Miranda, NY, NY

Free Pearls 2, Real Fine Arts, curated by Jenny Borland & Mathew Sova

Brooklyn, NY

End of Days, Mixed Greens, Heather Darcy Bhandari and Courtney Strimple, New York, NY

2011 Re-Runs, Kafana, Amsterdam, NL

Exprist, BOB the Pavilion, crated by Jesse Greenberg Columbia University, NY, NY

CA MFA Show, Hunter University Art Gallery, curated by Wendy White, NY, NY

On the Wall, Arena 1, SMAS, Santa Monica, CA

RAiR #3 Guest House, curated by Leo Delfgaauw, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

About Paint, Carl Berg Projects at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA

2010 Robert Melee’s Talent Show, The Kitchen, New York, NY

December Performances, Bodega Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

A Drive-in 6, Work Gallery, curated by Jessie Stead, Brooklyn, NY

Performances curated by Jesse Greenburg, Brooklyn Fire Proof, NY

Above Ground Film Festival, curated by Casey Jane Ellison, Ramiken Crucible, New York, NY

Erin Dunn and Kyle Ried, curated by Dion Johnson, Harris Art Gallery, University of La Verne, CA

2009 Polymer, The Hunter Museum of American Art, curated by Jessica Westbrook, Chattanooga, TN

40th Anniversary Works on Paper Biennial, Witherspoon Museum of Art, curated by Xandra Eden, UNC Greensboro, NC

Theater of More, curated by Jessie Stead, White Box (upstairs) New York, NY

RAiR #1, WDW 63WDW 63, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Independent Exposure, AS220, Providence, RI

2008 Looky See, The Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis, curated by Meg Linton Los Angeles, CA                                       

8 Under 28, Gallery C, curated by Mat Gleason, Hermosa Beach, CA                        

In Between Air, Land and Sea, curated by HK Samani Long Beach City College, CA

Animation at the Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL

2007 Liefde in de stad (Love in the city), W139, curated by Theo Tegelaers Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Erin Dunn and Arno Coenen, Carl Berg Projects, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2006 Wunderground: Providence, 1995 to the Present, RISD Museum, Providence, RI

Debut, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005 Senior Invitational, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI




2012      LMCC Swing Space, Governors Island. NY, NY

2011-2012 Residency Unlimited, NY, NY (partnership with Chashama)  

2011      Kaus Australis Rotterdam, The Netherlands (supported by Rutgers University)

2008      Rutgers University Teaching Fellowship, (TA/GA competitiveness pool)

2006-2008 Kaus Australis Rotterdam, The Netherlands (supported by Carl Berg Gallery and Christopher Thorp) 

SKOR- Foundation for Art and Public Domain, Amsterdam

Netherlands, curated by Theo Tegelaers




2015 White Hot Magazine, Hysterical Friction, Works on Paper from HAUS LA, Aug 2015

2014 Los Angeles Times, 6018 Wilshire at Edward Cella, David Pagel, Nov 2014

ARTNEWS, Tiny Space, Grand Guignol, John Chiaverina, Sept 2014

2013 Bullet Media, Fiona Duncan, Ben Your Mindscape With ‘Aboveground Animation’ at MOCA, May 2013

DIS Magazine, MOCAtv presents Aboveground Animation, May 2013

Animal New York, Worlds Within Worlds: Aboveground Animation at MOCA, May 2013

LA Weekly, Catherine Wagley, Five Artsy Things to Do in LA: To Weird for Disney, May 2013

2012 New York Times Magazine, Cartoon Network, Aboveground Animation at the New Museum, Felix Burrichter, Nov 15 2012

V Magazine, Above Ground, Gillian Sagansky, Nov 2012

Best of All Worlds: Erin Dunn at Rooster Gallery, Irina Jurek, June 2012

Art Fuse: Oscar Laluya, Resident Artist Roost Firmly on the LES, June 2012

2010 Art Week LA: About Paint. Feb 5 2011

Art Without Limits: Immersion and Encouragement at the Big Blue Whale, Ezrha Jean Black, Jan 2010

2009 Los Angeles Times: Suzanne Muchnic, Design Loves Art, Sep 23, 2009

Arthur Magazine: Jason Leivian, Bulletin No. 153 June 25  

Gorilla vs. Bear: Video Premiere: Nite Jewel “Want You Back” Aug 2009

Fader: Peter Macia, Nite Jewel, Video, Aug 17, 2009

Prefix Mag: Nite Jewel Video, Aug 17, 2009

Stereo Gum: Nite Jewel Video, Want You Back, Aug 2009

Art Daily: NJ Artist to Show in Dutch Hot Spot: March 2009

2008 New American Paintings: West Coast Edition #79

Los Angeles Times: Leah Olman, A Sprawling Satisfying Summer Show, AugArt Week: Peter Frank, Looky See at Otis, October 2008

Home Studio Home: (Place Space) Todd Oldham and Amy Sedaris 

2007 Art Scene: Continuing and Recommended Exhibition Nov 2007

Art Nexus: Richard Leslie, Art Fairs in New York City, No. 65 June 2007