Associate Professor

Erin Elyse Burns



Erin Elyse Burns is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice navigates territory within the disciplines of photography, video, performance art. Her work has been exhibited at the Tucson Museum of Art, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Henry Art Gallery, and the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno. Recent solo exhibitions have been presented at the Jack Straw Cultural Center’s New Media Gallery in Seattle and at Lilla Galleriet in Gerlesborg, Sweden. She has attended the Vermont Studio Center residency and the Westfjords Residency in northern Iceland. Her work has been awarded grants from 4Culture, the Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle, The New Foundation Seattle, and she was a Fulbright Arts Finalist. She is a member of SOIL, a Seattle-based artist collective.


MFA, Photomedia
University of Washington

BFA, Interdisciplinary Visual Art
University of Nevada, Reno