Erin Wiersma's artistic practice focuses on the body’s capacity to absorb and respond to an environment. Erin studied at the Institutio San Lovidico in Orvieto, Italy as an undergraduate; she received her B.A. from Messiah College and completed her M.F.A. at the University of Connecticut. Wiersma is represented by Robischon Gallery in Denver, Colorado and Galerie Wehlau in Munich, Germany. Wiersma lives and works in Manhattan, Kansas and is an Associate Professor of Art at Kansas State University.


art KARLSRUHE, Galerie Fenna Wehlau, Rheinstetten, Germany, 2020

Catch the Shadow: International Contemporary Drawing, Bo-ai Gallery, National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, 2019

*Tracing Watersheds: Konza Prairie, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS, 2019

Material Differences, Birke Art Gallery of Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 2019

Paper Positions, Galerie Fenna Wehlau (two-person with Rupert Eder), Berlin, Germany, 2019

* Wester: Works on Paper from the Konza Prairie, Culture Lab, M-AAA, Kansas City, MO, 2019

Poetry | Line, Galerie Fenna Wehlau, Munich, Germany, 2019

* UMC Gallery of Art & Design, Warrensburg, MO, 2018

* The Viewing Room, Robischon, Denver CO, 2017

"Infrastructure: Land, Mind, Country" Artists from the Two Coats of Paint Residency Program, Seminar Gallery, AICAD, Brooklyn NY. Curated by: Sharon Butler and Rachel Farber, 2017

* "Gestural Mapping" Hand-Rudy Gallery, Dairy Art Center, Boulder, CO, 2017

"With/drawn: Nancy Morrow & Erin Wiersma" A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

* "Erin Wiersma: Solo Exhibition" Jacqueline B. Charno Gallery, Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, MO, 2015

* "Mapping Chaos" Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, 2015

* “Line Theory” A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

* “Traced Time” Johnson Gallery, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, 2014

"Draw, Drawing, Drawn” Vita Art Center, Ventura, CA, Curator: Leah Ollman / Best in Show, 2014

* “Erin Wiersma” Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC, 2013

“New Drawings: Sara Schneckloth & Erin Wiersma” SOHO20 Gallery, New York, NY, 2012

* “Momentary Traces” Gallery at Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, CT, 2012

* “Intervals of Time” University Gallery, Pittsburg State University, KS, 2012

* “The Human Presence” Triangle Gallery, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH, 2012

* “The Evidence of Being” Moberly Area Community College Gallery, Moberly, MO, 2011

“Drawing in the Expanded Field” Clara Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, CO

Juror: Deanna Petherbridge and Howard Riley, 2010

* “One Week in November” Sarah A. Coyne Gallery, Syracuse University, NY, 2010