October 8, 2009
Richmond Center for Visual Arts, room 2008
Joy Christiansen Erb currently resides in Youngstown, Ohio, where she is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Youngstown State University. She received an M.F.A. degree from Texas Womans University and a B.F.A. from Miami University.
Christiansen Erb is an active exhibiting photographer and installation artist. Her creative research incorporates a variety of photographic media including traditional, digital and alternative photographic processes. A recent body of work entitled Family Gathering, examines negative body image and eating disorders and is currently traveling to different venues around the United States. Select exhibitions include the Lee Gallery, Oxford, OH, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX, Hartnett Gallery, Rochester, NY and The Womens Museum: An Institute for the Future in Dallas, TX. Another body of work entitled Remembered, was recently exhibited in the Perspectives Gallery at the Milwaukee Institute of Art.