Erin Pankratz is a visual artist living and working in Edmonton.


Selected Exhibitions

2018  
The Mosaic Experience- International Contemporary Mosaic Biennial- Invitational exhibition at Chapelle du Saint-Esprit in Auray, France.

MUSIWA18 Contemporary Art and Mosaic- Invitational exhibition at the Galleria Medicea delle Carrozze / Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence, Italy.

2017
Musiv.AR17- Invitational exhibition and International Festival of Mosaic Art in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2016
Kyoto Mosaic Exhibition- Invitational contemporary mosaic exhibition in Kyoto, Japan.

Tesserae 2016- International Mosaics_Smart Edition, Clauiano, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy.

Prix Picassiette- 11th International Mosaic Encounter at Chartres 2016, Chartres, France.

Mosaics Arts International - Juried Exhibition of the Society of American Mosaic Artists, in San Diego, CA.

2015
Recollections: An Imperfect Schematic - Solo Exhibition - Enterprise Square Galleries, part of the U of A Museum Galleries.

2013
Trans-Position: An Ancient Medium in a Contemporary World, Invitational Exhibition, Inscape Arts, Seattle, WA.

Mosaics Arts International - Juried Exhibition of the Society of American Mosaic Artists,  Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA.


Awards & Grants

2016
Innovation in Contemporary Mosaic Award for my piece Defrag (Undone) in the Society of American Mosaic Artists’ 2016 Mosaic Arts International Exhibition at the Women’s Museum of California at Liberty Station in San Diego, CA.

2015
Alberta Foundation for the Arts- 2015 Art Production grant- for my exhibition, Recollections: An Imperfect Schematic, at Enterprise Square Galleries, part of the U of A Museum Galleries.

2014
Edmonton Arts Council grant to attend Verdiano Marzi’s course “Modern Expression” in Chicago, August 2014.

2013
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant to attend Rachel Sager's “What Lies Beneath Our Feet: Contemporary Mosaic in a Geologic Medium”. August 19-23, 2013.

Innovation in Contemporary Mosaic Award for my piece "Penance" in the Society of American Mosaic Artists’ 2013 Mosaic Arts International Exhibition at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA. (AFA Cultural relations grant to attend.)


Public Art

2020  Upcoming.
Davies Station LRT Ramp- Edmonton Arts Council (International Art Call)- Installation 2020. 

2018 Upcoming.
“Spring is Sprung, the Grass is Riz”- Dermott Park Bench Wall RFP- Edmonton Arts Council- Installation July 2018.

2011 
"Everything Flows, Nothing Stands Still"- Mixed media wall mosaic at the Edmonton International Airport (Local Art Call).


Shortlisted Public Art Calls

2016
Invitational public art call for exterior sculpture for local commercial district in Edmonton.

Invitational public art call for West Edmonton Mall transit shelter.


Selected Commissions

2017
Collaborative mural, Porto Alegre, Brazil: A collaborative mural installation between Cátia Usevicius Maia (Brazil), Christian Pérès Gibaut (Argentina), and myself, located at Mosaika Escola de Arte. 135 cm x 520 cm (53" x 205").

2016
Residential, Edmonton, AB: Custom hand-cut limestone floor in contemporary traditional design, 6’ x 9’ oval.

2014
Residential, Kona, Hawaii: Fantastical Tree of Life in powder room.

Commercial, Edmonton, AB: The End of the Beginning wall panel mosaic for the new Alberta Treasury Branch (ATB) Headquarters.

2012
Commercial, Edmonton, AB: Italian Centre Shop exterior mosaic mural, designed by Theodora Harasymiw and executed collaboratively.


Lectures

2016
Society of American Mosaic Artists Mosaic Summit 2016 in San Diego, CA. The art of Pricing Panel Discussion Panelists: Sonia King, Erin Pankratz, Tami Macala, Katherine England

2015
Society of American Mosaic Artists Mosaic Summit 2015 in Philadelphia, PA. Beyond Technique: That Elusive “Something More” Panel Discussion. Panelists: Kelley Knickerbocker, Erin Pankratz, Kate Jessup, and Jo Braun

2013
Society of American Mosaic Artists Mosaic Summit, Tacoma, WA. The Making and Management of a Mural, “Everything Flows, Nothing Stands Still”


Media & Publications

2017
“Everything Flows, Nothing Stands Still” featured in Episode 9 of CBC TV’s- Jet Age- The show Jet Age considers the evolution of airports from generic atriums into bonafide art galleries that surround and engage their visitors with stunning sculptures, architecture, and paintings.

Anticipation was selected for the front cover of the 2nd printing of the catalogue for the 11th International Mosaic Encounter at Chartres 2016- Recontres Internationales de Mosaïque à Chartres

Included in “Mosaïque Magazine” #13, January 2017, in the article- “International Mosaic Symposium in Sardinia 2016”.

2016
Featured in Article by Ross Bradley- “From Custom Work to Commissioned Art” in the magazine “Studio- Craft and Design in Canada” Fall/Winter 2016-2017

Featured in “Mosaïque Magazine” #12 July 2016, in the article- “Mosaic Arts International exhibition #15”.

2013
Featured in “Mosaic Art Now” article “SAMA's Best- Mosaic Arts International 2013”.


Symposiums

2016
2.5 week International Symposium of Contemporary Mosaic in Ploaghe, Sardinia, Italy. One of 10 international mosaicists invited by Giulio Menossi.

2017
2.5 week International Symposium of Contemporary Mosaic in Udine, Italy. One of 7 International artists invited by Giulio Menossi.


Education

1995 - 1997
Alberta College of Art & Design- Sculpture.