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Erin Nolan
Works at PEJNOLAN Studios
Attended Northern Illinois University
Lives in DeKalb, Illinois
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An Anxious Contentment
I've been at a loss this past year. I feel like I am drifting, not quite living life to the fullest. A good way to describe it is content, yet anxious. It seems I've always had something to rally for. I'd tell myself, "I will get that degree" or  "I will do...
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The Year of the Green Wood Goat (or Sheep)
The Baren Forum , a collective of relief printmakers working in woodblock, is having their annual Chinese New Year exchange. I've participated in an exchange before with my ginger root print and am excited to see everyone's version! Exchanges are so cool be...
The Baren Forum, a collective of relief printmakers working in woodblock, is having their annual Chinese New Year exchange. I've participated in an exchange before with my ginger root print and am excited to see everyone's ve...
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Five Lies Answered
I just read this very heartening article entitled, "Five Lies That Could Be Ruining Your Career (And Your Life)" from Duct Tape Marketing. It resonated intimately with me. I encourage you to read it through and seriously consider the questions it poses, not...
I just read this very heartening article entitled, "Five Lies That Could Be Ruining Your Career (And Your Life)" from Duct Tape Marketing. It resonated intimately with me. I encourage you to read it through and seriously cons...
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Why spend time in nature?
Evening Afton Prarie Park "Nature is something within which we flourish, so having it be more a part of our lives is critical, especially when we live and work in built environments." ~ Richard Ryan, Professor of Psychology, University of Rochester. June,...
Evening Afton Prarie Park "Nature is something within which we flourish, so having it be more a part of our lives is critical, especially when we live and work in built environments." ~ Richard Ryan, Professor of Psychol...
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Please vote for Erin Nolan's special edition can designs on Zooppa!
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"ZA JUSU" by Erin K. Nolan Please vote for me here: http://zooppa.com/en-us/ads/craft-the-next-can/prints "MAIKU'S RINGO" by Erin K. Nolan Please vote for me here: http://zooppa.com/en-us/ads/craft-the-next-can/prints The des...
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Value creativity: become a hacker. Blog by Erin K. Nolan
Mr. Logan LaPlante, 13-year old sage I just viewed a TED talk video entitled "Hackschooling Makes Me Happy." Go ahead, watch it. It's only 11 minutes long and worth every minute.  Basically it is a 13-year old boy (Logan ...
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An Anxious Contentment
I've been at a loss this past year. I feel like I am drifting, not quite living life to the fullest. A good way to describe it is content, yet anxious. It seems I've always had something to rally for. I'd tell myself, "I will get that degree" or  "I will do...
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Go Fund Me
Donate $100 or more and receive an exclusive editioned print! I've got the "Dry Etch Blues" and the only cure is a Conrad E-15 printing press!! After attending Northern Illinois University and taking an Intaglio class, I haven't stopped thinking about this ...
Donate $100 or more and receive an exclusive editioned print! I've got the "Dry Etch Blues" and the only cure is a Conrad E-15 printing press!! After attending Northern Illinois University and taking an Intaglio class, I have...
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Recent work and works in progress
Title: "My Traveling Companion at the Ridges" Artist: Erin K. Nolan Edition: 24 Media: Relief print: woodblock, moku hanga Year: April, 2014 Print dimensions: 10" x 8" Paper dimensions: 14" x 12" Ink: Akua Kolor Washi: Kozoshi © 2014 Erin K. Nolan d/b/a Pej...
Title: "My Traveling Companion at the Ridges" Artist: Erin K. Nolan Edition: 24 Media: Relief print: woodblock, moku hanga Year: April, 2014 Print dimensions: 10" x 8" Paper dimensions: 14" x 12" Ink: Akua Kolor Washi: Kozos...
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GALLERY OPENING: PEACES Art Gallery & Adornments
PEACES Art Studio & Adornments  prepares for its opening! [photo via PEACES Facebook] I've been blessed to know Cheryl Voss for many years. We met while both supporting The Land Conservancy of McHenry County  (TLC). Now she is starting her own nature-inspir...
PEACES Art Studio & Adornments  prepares for its opening! [photo via PEACES Facebook] I've been blessed to know Cheryl Voss for many years. We met while both supporting The Land Conservancy of McHenry County (TLC). Now she is...
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2 months makes all the difference!
Was December just two months ago? Seriously?! It feels like another lifetime that I went to school. Northern Illinois University Graduating Class of December, 2013 I'm the one that turned around just as the photo was taken. G...
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Northern Illinois University School of Art At 46 years old, I ended my last day as an undergraduate in December, 2013. I lingered in the room until one by one all my classmates walked through the doorway to start a new advent...
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Work
Occupation
artist | illustrator | graphic designer
Skills
conceptual | editorial illustration | photoshop | illustrator | indesign ]
Employment
  • PEJNOLAN Studios
    Owner, 20010 - present
  • OC Imageworks
    Graphic Designer / Creative Consultant, 2006 - present
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Currently
DeKalb, Illinois
Previously
DeKalb, Illinois - Davenport, Iowa - Genoa, Illinois - Shabbona, Illinois - Morrison, Illinois - West Chicago, Illinois
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artist | illustrator | graphic designer
Education
  • Northern Illinois University
    BFA - Illustration, 2011 - 2013
  • Kishwaukee College
    AA - Cum Laude, 1986 - 1988
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Gender
Female
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Married
Other names
Erin Stark