E.M.Castonguay Studio

BIO

EDUCATION

MFA American University, Washington, D.C.

BFA University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. (Studied with Rackstraw Downes and Neil Welliver)

BA Gettysburg College (Studied with Ingolf Qually /MFA and BFA degrees from Yale)

TEACHING

Art Institute of Pittsburgh (Life Drawing, Graphic Design, 2012-Present)

Carnegie Mellon University / School of Drama (Adjunct Professor, Drawing, ‘09,’10)

Carnegie Mellon University /Pre-College Program (Painting & Drawing, 2003-2013)

Carnegie Museum of Art (Adult Figure Painting and Drawing, 1998-2013)

International Workshops

ASSOCIATIONS BY JURY

Salmagundi Art Club (NYC)

National Association of Women Artists (NYC)

Pastel Society of America (Associate Member / NYC)

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Curators from the following museums have been jurors for some of the following exhibitions

The Whitney Museum of American Art (NYC), Folk Art Museum (NYC), Brooklyn Museum of Art (NYC), National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, D.C.), Hirshorn Musuem and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C), Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh, PA), Frick Museum of Art (Pittsburgh, PA), Westmoreland Museum of Art (Greensburg, PA) and the High Museum (Atlanta).

• The Mansion at Strathmore, Juried Group Exhibit ‘Rise Up’, Honorable Mention, Bethesda, Maryland, September-November  2016  

• Salmagundi Art Club, Juried Group Exhibit, ‘Urban’, NYC, May 2016

• Carnegie Museum of History, (Discoverers Group), Artist’s Talk and Presentation of ‘Endangered’ work,

 Curator: Dr. Richard Moriarty, Pittsburgh, PA., April 2016

• NAWA Gallery, Small Works, NYC, July 2016

• Salmagundi Art Club, Winter / Spring Exhibitions, NYC, 2015

• BE Gallery Solo Exhibition, ‘Endangered / Between the Lines’, Pittsburgh, PA, September-October, 2015

• Morris Museum of Art, Juried Group Exhibit (NAWA), Morristown, NJ, 2014

• Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Juror: Barbara Jones, Westmoreland Museum of American  

 Art, Greensburg, PA. 2014

• Sylvia Wald/Po Kim Gallery, NYC, Fall 2014

• Point Park University, Juried Group Exhibit (NAWA), Pittsburgh, PA, 2014

 Juror: Sarah Hall, Director of Curatorial Affairs, Frick Museum of Art

• Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Instructors Exhibition, Step Up/Step Down, PA, 2014

• Salmagundi Art Club, Juried Group Exhibit, Noble Nocturnes, NYC, 2014

• Viridian Gallery, Juried International Competition, NYC, August 2013

 Juror: Elisabeth Sussman, Curator,Whitney Museum of American Art, First Place International Award,

• Borelli Edwards Gallery, Solo Exhibit ‘ENDANGERED’, Lawrenceville, PA, 2013

• Williamsburg Art and History Center, Annual Exhibit, Brooklyn, NYC, 2013

  Curator: Yuko Nii

• Viridian Gallery, International Photography Director’s Choice Exhibit, Chelsea, NYC, 2013

• Westmoreland Museum of Art, Juried Group Biennial and Artist’s Talk, Greensburg, PA, Summer, 2012

• Amarillo Museum of Art, National Juried Figure Drawing Competition, First Place National Award, TX, 2011

 Juror: Martha Mayer Erlbacher, MFA Department Head / New York Academy of Art & Professor of Anatomy

• St. Vincent’s University Museum Gallery, Invitational “20 x 2 Notable Regional Artists”, PA, Fall 2011

• Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery, NAWA, Audrey Hope Shirk Award (2011), SOHO, NYC, Fall 2011, 2012

• Village Studio, Delray Beach, Honorable Mention, Florida, 2011

• Carnegie Museum of Art, 2-Minute Film Competition, Pittsburgh, PA, Summer 2011

• Carnegie Museum of Art, Annual Juried Group Exhibit (AAP), Pittsburgh, PA 2010

 Jurors: Al Miner (Curatorial Asst. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington.,D.C.,Donald Miller

• Salmagundi Art Club, Artist’s Talk with Digial Presentation of Work, NYC, Spring, 2010

• Point Park University, “Four Artists”, Curated, Pittsburgh, PA, Summer, 2010

• University Exhibits, Traveling , (AAP), Juror’s Award, PA, Summer, 2010

• World of Artists, ‘International Women’s Exhibit’, Beacon, NY, 2010

• Cultural Trust, AAP Presidents Choice Exhibition, Invitational, Pittsburgh, PA., Summer, 2010

• Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 100th Anniversary AAP Group Exhibit, PA, 2010

• National Arts Club Gallery, NAWA Annual, Jeffrey Childs Willis Memorial Award, NYC, 2010

• State Museum of Pennsylvania, ‘Art of the State Juried Exhibit’, Harrisburg, PA., 2009

• Fein Gallery, Generation to Generation, AAP Juried Group, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008 & 2009

• Frank Melega Art Museum, Solo Exhibit, Brownsville, PA  2007

• American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Juried Group Exhibit,

 Washington, D.C. 2007

• Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA., Solo Exhibit, ‘US’, 2007

• Regina A Quick Center for the Arts Museum, St. Bonaventure University, Solo Exhibit, St. Bonaventure, NY

• State Museum of Pennsylvania, Juried Group Exhibit, Harrisburg, PA  2006

 Juror: Susan Fisher Sterling, Chief Curator, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington,D.C

• Dimensions 2006,National Juried Exhibit, First Place National Award, Winston-Salem, NC, 2006

 Juror: Brooke Davis Anderson, Director and Curator of the American Folk Art Museum, NYC

• Westmoreland Museum of Art, Biennial AAP Exhibition, Greensburg, PA.,2006

  Juror: Virginia Mecklenburg, Curator: Smithsonian American Art Museum

• Carnegie Museum of Art, AAP Group Juried Exhibit, Pittsburgh, PA., 2005

 Juror: Douglas Fogle, Curator, Carnegie Museum of Art

• Southern Allegheny Museum of Art, Annual Juried Group Exhibit, First Place Award, Ligonier, PA., 2006

• Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, Juried Group Exhibit, New Castle, PA, 2005

• Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Solo Exhibit, Pittsburgh, PA., 2004

 Juror: Liz Thomas, Assistant Curator, Carnegie Museum of Art

• Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, Group Juried Exhibit, New Castle, PA. 2004

 Juror: Kurt Shaw, Art Critic, Pittsburgh Tribune Review

• Ceres Gallery, Invitational from 2002 National Exhibition Artists, NYC, 2003

• Ceres Gallery, National Juried Art Exhibition, NYC, 2002

 Juror: Charlotta Kotik,Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Chairperson/Dept.

 Painting & Sculpture

SELECTED AWARDS

• Strathmore Mansion, Honorable Mention, Bethesda, Md., Fall, 2016

• Salmagundi Art Club, Auction Exhibit, Patrons Award, 2014

• Viridian Gallery, Juried International Competition, NYC, August 2013

 Juror: Elisabeth Sussman, Curator,Whitney Museum of American Art, First Place International Award

• Amarillo Museum of Art, National Juried Figure Competition, First Place National Award, Texas, 2011

Juror: Martha Mayer Erlbacher, MFA Department Head / New York Academy of Art, Professor Anatomy

• Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery, NAWA Annual Exhibition, Audrey Hope Shirk Award, NYC,  2011

• National Arts Club Gallery, NAWA Annual Group Juried Exhibition, Jeffrey Child’s Willis Award, NYC, 2010

• Pennsylvania Traveling University Exhibit, AAP, Juror’s Award, 2010

• Village Studio, Group Juried Exhibit, Honorable Mention, Delray Beach, Florida, 2010

• Dimensions 2006,National Juried Exhibit, First Place National Award, Winston-Salem, NC, 2006

 Juror: Brooke Davis Anderson, Director and Curator of the American Folk Art Museum, NYC

• Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Juried Group Exhibition, First Place Award, PA, 2005

• Artistic Merit and Community Activism:

 Congress of the United States of America

 Pennsylvania House of Representatives

 Pennsylvania State Senate

SELECTED REVIEWS

http://www.highbrowmagazine.com/7477-national-association-women-artists-celebrating-years-art  (March, 2017)

https://artsy.net/post/thenawa-visions-and-revelations-at-point-park-university 4/3/14

http://www.arttimesjournal.com/pdfs/Art_Times_Sept_Oct_2012.pdf

http://mazurkraemer.wordpress.com/2011/04/04/business-spotlight-elizabeth-myers-castonguay-accomplished-pittsburgh-artist/

http://www.pittsburghsocietyofartists.org/correspondence/093011.html

http://www.flickr.com/photos/patrailsofhistory/sets/72157620248812574/detail/?page=4

http://www.popcitymedia.com/features/ECastonguay0418.aspx

http://old.post-gazette.com/pg/08090/868486-58.stm

http://www.pittsburghartistregistry.org/elizabethcastonguay

http://www.niagarapumphouse.ca/instructors.html

http://www.feinartgallery.com/newshow.php?SID=13

http://triblive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/ae/museums/s_95718.html#axzz2EyADqbPE

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/art-architecture/westmoreland-museum-biennial-showcases-101-local-artists-638118/

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sectionfront/life/benefit-to-aid-orphanage-627771/

http://old.post-gazette.com/localnews/20040115castonguay0115fnp2.asp

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-south/castonguay-family-wins-heinz-award-389760/

http://www.pittsburghartistregistry.org/content/portfolio.php?view=worksample&id=3692&a=elizabethcastonguay

http://triblive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/lifestyles/outabout/s_517433.html#axzz2EyADqbPE

http://www.stvincent.edu/newsDetail.aspx?id=2147484596

http://www.wmuseumaa.org/museum/getexhib.cfm?ID=68

http://www.questia.com/library/1G1-65357509/creative-framing-techniques-complement-artist-s-wo

http://www.upenn.edu/gazette/0503/0503profiles.html

http://www.upenn.edu/gazette/0503/0503profiles.html

http://www.nawafl.com/newsletters.html

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/music/2do-things-to-do-in-the-coming-week-643804/

http://dir.groups.yahoo.com/group/gettysburgcollegeclub/message/43

http://www.popcitymedia.com/features/?page=all&city=902c5a60-27c6-464b-bcb4-a468ec201c15

http://jaysonsamuel.com/artists/castonguay_e/

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/art-architecture/art-notes-high-heat-fails-to-burn-out-heritage-festival-fans-644160/

http://old.post-gazette.com/magazine/20010501diversity4.asp

http://www.subtletea.com/elizabethcastonguay2006b.htm

http://www.melegaartmuseum.org/Frank_L_Melega_Art_Museum/2008_Past_Exhibitions.html

http://bloglebo.blogspot.com/2008_04_01_archive.html

http://www.thenawa.org/sites/default/files/2011%20award%20winners.pdf

http://triblive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/westmoreland/s_776864.html#axzz2EyADqbPE

http://en.wordpress.com/tag/elizabeth-castonguay/