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

• Ceres National Open Competition, Juror: Sara Softness, Assistant Curator of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Award, June – July 2018

• Salmagundi Art Club, Juried Group 100th Anniversary Exhibit and the Annual Juried Group Exhibit, February and March, 2018

• Thompson Gallery, Juried Group Exhibition (NAWA), Curator: Todd Bartel, Gallery Director,Cambridge School of Weston, MA., December 2017- Spring 2018“Seeing Complementaries (Diversity body of work)” was used for Advertising / Invitation

• Denise Bibro Fine Art Gallery, Boros V Curated Exhibit, Curator: Denise Bibro, Chelsea, NYC, November 2017-January 2018

• Sylvia Wald/ Po Kim Gallery, National Association of Women Artists (NYC), Group Exhibit, “The Vision (Endangered body of work)”, Medal of Honor for Painting & Elizabeth Stanton    Blake Award, NYC, Fall, 2017

• Salmagundi Art Club, Juried Group Nautical Exhibit, NYC, July 2017

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

• 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

• Ceres National Open Competition, Juror: Sara Softness, Assistant Curator of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Award, June – July 2018

• Sylvia Wald/ Po Kim Gallery, NAWA NYC, Group Exhibit, “The Vision (Endangered body of work)”,  Medal of Honor for Painting & Elizabeth Stanton Blake Award, NYC, Fall, 2017

• 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/