curriculum vitae

Related Experience

• Color Librarian, J.Crew & Madewell, 2015 - present 

• Book & Manuscript Conservation Technician, The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 2013 - 2015

• Visiting Artist/Workshop Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, 2011 - 2014

• Studio Assistant to textile artist Martha McDonald for The Lost Garden, 2014

• Exhibition Fabricator, Night Kitchen Interactive, 2014

• Graduate Teaching Assistant, The University of the Arts, 2011 - 2013

• Conservation Internship, The American Philosophical Society, 2012

• Workshop Instructor, Philadelphia Center for the Book, 2011 – 2012

• Conservation Internship, The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 2012

• Conservation Internship, The Newberry Library, 2010 - 2011

• Instructor, Artists’ Books, Northern Illinois University, 2011

• Conservation Internship, The Ryerson & Burnham Library of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2010

• Papermaking Internship, Hook Pottery Paper, 2009 – 2010

• Bookbinder and Studio Artist, LoveLeaf Press, 2007 – 2009

Professional Betterment

• CMYK Photopolymer Letterpress with Liz Castaldo, The Center for Book Arts, 2018

• Master Papermaking Workshop with Paul Wong, University of the Arts, 2018

• College Book Art Association Annual Conference, University of the Arts, 2018

• Indo-Islamic Papermaking with Radha Pandey, University of the Arts, 2017

• Alternative Box Structures with Monique Lallier, American Academy of Bookbinding, 2015

• Iron Gall Ink Conservation with Renate Mesmer, Folger Shakespeare Library, 2014

• Springback Account Books with Larry Yerkes, Tool-making with Shanna Leino, Paper and Book Intensive, Oxbow, 2012

• Embroidery with Nick Deford, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 2011

• Advanced French Fine Binding with Monique Lallier, American Academy of Bookbinding, 2010

• Intermediate French Fine Binding with Monique Lallier, American Academy of Bookbinding, 2009

• Sculptural Papermaking with Helen Hiebert, Penland School of Crafts, 2009

• Intermediate French Fine Binding with Monique Lallier, American Academy of Bookbinding, 2008

Honors and Awards

• Open Scholarship, American Academy of Bookbinding, 2015

• Lenore Adelman Award for Book Arts, University of the Arts, 2013

• Director’s Award, Abecedarian Gallery, Modest in Scale exhibition, 2012

• Third Place, Center for Contemporary Art, Juried Exhibition, 2012

• Nell Meldahl Work-Study Scholarship, Paper & Book Intensive, 2012

• Fellowship Award, University of the Arts,  2011 - 2013

• Friends of Arrowmont Scholarship, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 2011

• Housing Scholarship, American Academy of Bookbinding, 2010

• Work-Study Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, 2009

• Housing Scholarship, American Academy of Bookbinding, 2009

Exhibitions 

2018

• Small Beauties, Era Contemporary, Philadelphia

2017

• Stargarden, Era Contemporary, Philadelphia

• Animation + Printing, The Center for Book Arts, New York City

2016

• Arts on Site Showcase, Arts on Site, New York City

• Destination(s) Without Location(s), featuring work by Victoria Burge, Marianne Dages, Louise Kohrman, Erin Paulson, & Lauren Rosenthal, Abington Art Gallery, Penn State Abington

2015

• Making IT: Alumni Works '05-'15, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

• Latitude: Malkowski, O'Brien, Paulson, & Schulze, LetterPRESS as a Public Art Project, North Adams, Massachusetts

• On the Fringe: Today’s Twist on Fiber Art, Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Lake Oswego, Oregon 

• Reader's Art: Concealed, Confined, and Collected, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

• Art Unleashed 2015, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

• Exquisite Echoes: Jessica Curtaz, Caitlin McCormack, & Erin Paulson, Gray Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2014

• Annual Juried Show, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

• Revealed Terrain: MFA Book Arts + Printmaking Alumni, Student, and Faculty Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

• Contemporary Offset: Recent Works from the Borowsky Center for Publication Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

• Tallahassee International, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, Florida

• Montclair Art Museum's Young Curators Exhibitions, Pierro Gallery of South Orange, New Jersey

• Animated Type Showcase, College Book Art Association, Salt Lake City, Utah

2013

• Bibliophiladelphia, Parkway Central Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia

• Modest x 4: Han, Kowynia, Paulson, & Voss, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, Colorado

• Crossing Into the Cinematic, Impact 8, Dundee, Scotland

• Artist Book Cornucopia IV, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, Colorado

• The Garden: International Book Arts Exhibition, Sunchon National University Museum, South Korea

• Erin Paulson: farthest away, deepest within, MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of the Arts

• MFA Book Arts and Crafts Exhibition in conjunction with Lenore Tawney: Wholly Unlooked For, University of the Arts

• Craft Forms 2012, 18th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Craft, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania 

2012

• Modest in Scale, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, Colorado

• Juried Exhibition, Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, New Jersey

• Prog[work]ress, MFA II Work in Progress Exhibition, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

• Book Arts/Printmaking at the University of the Arts, Seoul International Book Fair, Seoul, South Korea

• Philadelphia Encounter, 175 Gallery, Jongro-gu, Seoul, South Korea

• About Unfamiliarity & Familiarity, Korea Craft & Design Foundation, Jongro-gu, Seoul, South Korea

• University of the Arts Summer Showcase, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

• One of Those Things, with Hedi Kyle, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Collections

• The Borowsky Center for Publication Arts

• The School of Visual Arts Library

• The University of Louisville

• Columbia College Chicago

• private collections

Published Writings 

Fondly, Pennsylvania, a blog of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

• F-Stop: A Photography Magazine: Issue 33, book review

• Film Monthly, film reviewer

Education

MFA Book Arts and Printmaking, University of the Arts, 2013

BFA Photography, Columbia College Chicago, with honors, 2007