Ellen Durkan

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EDUCATION


TOWSON UNIVERSITY- BALTIMORE, MD
Masters Degree in Fine Arts, Sculpture,  2009

CORCORAN COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN – WASHINGTON, DC
Bachelor of Fine Arts,  2006

DELAWARE COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN – WILMINGTON, DE
Associates of Fine Arts,  2004

                                                                
TEACHING EXPERIENCE


DELAWARE COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN , WILMINGTON DE                                      2010- current
Professor

PETERS VALLEY CRAFT CENTER, LAYTON NJ                                                                          2014
Blacksmithing Instructor

TOWSON UNIVERSITY, BALTIMORE, MD                                                                       2008-2009
Instructor

SCULPTURE TEACHING ASSISTANT, BALTIMORE MD                                                  2007-2008
Sculpture Assistant

PETERS VALLEY CRAFT CENTER, LAYTON NJ                                                                           2008
Blacksmithing Assistant

TOWSON UNIVERSITY- BALTIMORE, MD                                                                       2006-2007                                       
Teaching Assistant

                                                   

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Chris White Gallery, Wilmington, DE, 2016

Forged Fashion: Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE , 2015

Animagus: Film brothers , Wilmington ,DE 2014
Accessories for an Iron Maiden: The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle PA 2013
Solstice Moon, Solstice Sun: Film Brothers Co-op, Wilmington DE, 2012
Accessories for an Iron Maiden: Apex Gallery, Rapid  City, South Dakota 2012
Accessories for an Iron Maiden: Mezzanine Gallery ,Wilmington DE 2012
Solo Exhibit: Blindheaded: Cecil Community College North East MD.  2010
Blindheaded: Graduate thesis show, Towson University. Towson, MD. 2009
Odyssey: Solo Show; 11th & Orange Community Gallery. Wilmington, DE. 2005                          

                                   

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


Women of Myth, Splendor, and Questionable Morals: Rouse Company Foundation Gallery, Columbia MD, 2016
Wicked winter: Wilmington DE, 2016
Headgear: Los Angeles, CA, 2015

Blacksmithing Exhibition: Harrington, De, 2014
Trunk show : Toile Aelier, Philadelphia, PA, 2014
Kings, Clowns & Revolutionaries: Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington DC 2014
Juried Alumni Exhibition: Delaware college of Art & Design 2013, Wilmington DE 2013
Forged: Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Alexanderia VA 2012
Art of 7 Siblings: Wilmington DE. 2011                                                      
Award Winners XI: Biggs Museum of American Art Dover DE. 2011
Alumni Exhibition: Delaware College of Art & Design 2011. Wilmington De. 2011
Student , Teacher Exhibition: Delaware College of Art & Design 2011
Art On The Town;  March, Film brother Co-op, Wilmington DE. 2011
Art On The Town;  February, Film brother Co-op, Wilmington DE. 2011
Hammer & Thread ; Area 405, Baltimore, MD. 2010
Student Teacher Exhibition; Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington DE. 2010
Ambiguous Bodies; Goucher College, Towson MD. 2009
Alumni Exhibition; Corcoran College Of Art & Design. Washington DC. 2009
Alumni Exhibition; Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington DE. 2009
Holtzman Gallery Exhibition; Towson Center for the Arts, Towson, MD. 2009
Convergence Exhibition; Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD. 2009
Drawling Exhibition; Sleeth gallery West Virginia Wesleyan College, WV. 2008
Drawling Exhibition; Seminole Community College, Fl. 2008
Clothing: fantasies & Realities; Fantasies & Realities, Baltimore MD. 2008
Traveling Miniature Exhibition; Yuan Yuan University, Korea. 2008
Deep Interests, passing interests; Anne Arundel Community College, Aroundel MD. 2008
Innocence & Experience; School 33, Baltimore, MD. 2007
Sculpture & Drawings Exhibition; Pikesville Center, Baltimore MD. 2007
Interaction with Color: Washington, DC. 2007
Towson town center; Baltimore, MD.  2006
Senior Thesis Show; Corcoran Gallery of Art. 2006
Graduate Exhibition; Delaware College Of Art And Design - Wilmington, DE. 2004


SELECTED RUNWAY SHOWS

Forged Fashion :Iron Maiden runway: Wilmington, De, 2016
Fashion on the Hudson 19: New York City, NY, 2016
Atlantic City Fashion Week: Atlantic City, New Jersey, 2016
Forged Fashion: Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE , 2015
Merg arts Fashion Show: Philadelphia, PA 2015
Brisbane Fashion Week: Brisbane, Australia 2015
Sydney Fashion Week: Sydney, Australia 2015
Forged Fashion: Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington DE 2015
Rough Around the Edges: Runway Show: Toile boutique, Philadelphia PA, 2015
Valentines Day Fashion Show: Toile boutique, Philadelphia PA, 2014
Delaware Fashion Week 2014: Delaware art Museum, Wilmington DE, 2014
Paris Fashion Week 2014: Paris, France, Jeff garner of Prophetik, 2013

 

AWARDS

Opportunity Grant, Delaware Division of The Arts for Sculpture, 2015

Opportunity Grant, Delaware Division of The Arts for Sculpture, 2014
Opportunity Grant, Delaware Division of The Arts for Illustrations, 2012
Opportunity Grant, Delaware Division of The Arts for Sculpture, 2012
B grant, Baker Artist Awards 2012
Delaware Division of The Arts: Emerging Artists Grant 2011
Area 405, Best in Show, 2010
Towson University Scholarship, 2008-2009
Towson University Scholarship, 2007-2008
Towson University Scholarship, 2006- 2007
Martha von Hirsch Memorial Scholarship, 2005
Corcoran College Of Art And Design Grant, 2004-2005
Delaware College Of Art And Design Merit Scholarship, 2004-2005
Delaware College Of Art And Design Partnership Grant, 2004
Presidential Merit Scholarship to Pratt Institute, 2004