Erman [Juan Erman Gonzalez ]


Miami  Sr. High School, Class of '75
MDCC, Kendall Campus, Class of 78. AS. Fashion Design/ Merchandising

Professional Experience

Feb. 06 Biennale Artists Retreat, The National Gallery  and Popop Studios, Nassau, Bahamas
Nov.05. Artist/ Facilitator for The Miami Fellows Program, directed by Abbey Chase.
Oct.05. Guest  artist, The National Gallery, Nassau, Bahamas. Artists and Critics Series.
Oct.04. Guest lecturer. Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC. Fiber Arts Dept.
Dec.04/ Sept.05, Art Therapist. Access Services. Miami Dade Parks and Recreation Dept. CAC Senior Centers and After School Programs. Lucy Binhack, supervisor.
2000/ 2003- Instructor. MDCC School of Continuing Education, Kendall Campus.
2000/present- Studio visual artist with gallery affiliation.
1998/ present- Miami Jewish Home and Hospital. Art Therapist. Activities Dept. Mary Robinson, supervisor.
1998/ 2000- Area 8 artist representative to Florida Craftsmen's Board of Directors.
Aug. 1998- Guest lecturer. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Co. Art and Consumer Sciences  Depts.
1996/present- Freelance pattern maker for the local fashion industry. Various references upon request.
1990/1996. Studio Fashion Designer, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, Fl.
1979/1990 Fashion Designer, patter maker, tailor in NYCs Fashion Industry. Established own firm ERMAN, supplying designer dresses to over 150 national accounts. Freelance Fashion Illustrator. Studio Visual Artist (partial)
2006- Upcoming, Sacatar Foundation, Bahia, Brazil. Eight week artist residency,
Aug./Oct. 06  Handmade, New World School of the Arts Gallery, Miami.
Art Miami 06, juried Diaspora Vibe artists showing in International Currents, Miami Beach Convention Center.
2005- ArtBasel Out Castes, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, Fl. Juried artists. Catalogue and printed media available.
51st Annual Florida Craftsmen Exhibit,Broward Community College Gallery.
Award of Excellence in Fiber,Lewis Wexler, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa; juror . 
Tea, Glorious Tea Revolution Gallery, Kingston, Jamaica. Printed media available.
Combined Talents 2005 Museum of Fine Arts, FSU, Tallahassee, Fl.  Catalogue available.
"Spotlight 2005" Kellogg Center for Creativity and Design, UNC. Asheville,NC. David Revere McFadden, juror.Catalogue available  Aruba Revisited Access Gallery, Oranjestad, Aruba. Deep Blue:Caribbean-American Statements,traveled. Florida Crafstmen Gallery and Diaspora Vibe Gallery. Curated by Erman. Printed media available.
Erman, New Works, Klein Gallery, Florida Craftsmen Inc; St. Petersburg, Fl. (Solo)
Five Artists and Their Visions, May Center Gallery, Douglas Gardens. Curated by Erman                            
2004-Five. Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami Fl. Rosie Gordon-Wallace, curator.
Off The Main Puck Bldg.. NYC, NY.Catalogue and printed media available.
Crafts National 38" Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, State College, Pa. Gail M. Brown, curator. Catalogue available.
Surviving Memories. Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, Fl.(Solo)
South Florida Fiber Artists and Friends Futernick Gallery, Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center. Miami, Fl  Catalogue available. Curated by Erman Exit, Moving Inside Out Merryshaw House, University of the West Indies, Grenada.
Thresholds, Expressions of Art and Spiritual Life City Gallery at River Park, Charleston, SC. Traveling until 2007. Eleanor Heartney, curator. Catalogue and printed media available.
2003- Strata: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, Fl.
Metamorphosis Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, Fl
50th. Anniversary Deland Museum of Art, Deland, Fl. Traveled. Catalogue available.
Land and Roots Diaspora Vibe gallery, Miami, Fl.
Art to Wear 7th Biennial Exhibition. Larson Gallery, Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima. Award
Fabrics at Their Best, Rosemary Eichorn, juror.
Wearable Expressions Biennial Echibition. Palos Verdes Art Center, P.V. Ca. Louise Coffey-Webb, juror.
2002 -Ideas, Preocupaciones Y Otras Espinas, May Center, Douglas Gardens, Miami, Fl (Solo)
Uncommon Threads The Fine Line Arts Center, St. Charles, Ill. Award Best of Show, Alyce Van Acker, juror.
Mental Larios Restaurant, South Miami, Fl. Permanent installation.
Art is in the Bag Ohio Crafts Museum, Columbus, Ohio. Ruth Lantz, curator.
Crafts Concepts The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ. Invitational exhibit.
49th Annual Florida Craftsmen Exhibition Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Fl. Allan Dubois, juror.
2001-Hot Gayle Wilson Gallery, East Hampton, NY. Benjia Morgenstern, curator
Wearable Expressions Palos Verdes Art Center, P.V. Ca. Carol Sauvion, juror. Award, 2nd Place.
Art Wear Lincoln Center, Ft. Collins, Co. Best of show 95 and 97.
2000 -Beyond The Fringe Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. Ken Uyemura, juror. Traveled to various locations through 2001. Catalogue and printed media available.
Unveiling Gayle Wilson  Gallery, East Hampton, NY.
Expanded resume through 1994  available upon request.

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