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Teaching and Program Coordination
Nassau Community College
2007: Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award
St. Johns University, Utopia Parkway, Queens, New York , 2014 - 2016 Color Theory, Two- Dimensional Design, Foundation courses, Creative Expression, for Fine art and non art majors, The Creative Process, overview of the creative process in art, music, theater, dance, technology and media arts.
Muthesius Academy, Fachhochschule fur Kunst> und Gestaltung,
tummy talk’ in in the 21st Century
- Academy level, Sculpture and installation course designed for
graduate and under-graduate students utilizing personal history,
memories as content for their work
Temple University, Tyler School of Art ,
Sculpture Department and the
Visiting Artist Lecture Series Coordinator
- Responsibilities consisted of maintaining studio facilities, ordering
materials, coordinating traveling student shows, and a by weekly
artist forum/lecture Series.
- Seminars and student critiques with
American Academy Fellows were integrated into the sculpture
- Traditional Stone carving - students were taught how to carve
stone using hand tools, and pneumatics
- All students completed sculptures, which were exhibited
in Rome, and Eboli , Italy, and in a traveling exhibition
- Student trips to the quarries of Carrara, and the professional stone
studios of Pietrasanta were integrated into the course by Jerelyn Hanrahan
Advanced Sculpture and Installation
- Students read weekly assignments on contemporary art
- Weekly writings, in response to reading assignments, required
- Students taught how to articulate thoughts, approaches and concepts in art.
- Monthly presentations required of each student. Presentations focused on verbal-articulation, slide and video presentations, studio critiques, the refinement of written responses, and the use of critical thought.
Long Island University
1998 –2014: C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, New York
Coordinator of weekly Undergraduate, Masters of Art, and MFA
Coordinator of technological aids used in lectures.
Responsible for coordinating three exhibition
spaces featuring fine arts,
photography, and graphic design works.
Coordinated visiting artist lecture series for Fine Arts Foundation and MFA Graduate Program.
MFA Graduate Seminar
Coordinated curriculum-preparing students for a professional career in the arts, with a concentration on written responses and verbal articulation involving contemporary art issues.
-Visual documentation, catalog preparation - using printing
methods, Photo shop software, and graphic design techniques.
-Students completed the seminar by compiling their works in a
verbal and digital presentation – and presenting it in front of a live
Students explored the basic principles of
3D Design: These include..
- positive and negative space
- conceptual philosophy
- historical, contextual, and contemporary approaches to art
A series of bi weekly slide lectures presenting Contemporary Art
-supported by visiting artist presentations, museum trips,
videos, film’s, related reading assignments, and written responses.
History of Contemporary Art
Weekly lecture series focusing on 20th Century art practice ranging from 1860 to contemporary art practice. Course includes,lectures,films, visiting artists,and studio visits.
Introduction to the Arts
A historical assessment of American and European art.
The course assists students in identifying the aesthetics of art
Nassau Community College
Garden City, New York
1999 - 2016
- Designing and constructing sculptures in a variety of materials.
- Students develop knowledge of 3D vocabulary and gain the
skills necessary when approaching and planning a sculpture.
- Class involves lectures, planning and building of sculpture,
individual and group critiques, gallery/museum visits.
- All portions of the class grant students full comprehension
of the role of the artist and the creative process.
- Traditional approaches to drawing
- Exploration of line, contour, gesture, composition, gradation, scale and proportion.
- Principles of two dimensional design, composition, positive and
negative shape, balance, symmetry, asymmetry, color theory, and
- Projects educe a full understanding of 3D design
- Assignments incorporate a broad spectrum of approaches, from classical to multi – media projects
- Slide lectures and reading assignments support each genre and required project.
New York Institute of Technology
Columbus Circle, New York, & Old Westbury campus, NewYork
Introduction To The Arts
- Lecture Series ranging from Pre-Historic to
- Principles in composition, gradation, color theory, text integration
and graphic design
- Historical and contemporary references presented in context
- Studio course introduces a series of design experiments which
incorporate the physical dynamics of proportion, balance, scale,
mass, volume, and the interactive properties of positive and
- Students investigate these principles through a series of slide
lectures and studio projects involving wood, clay, casting, kinetic
and conceptual art
Drawing 1 and 2
- Introduction and weekly practice of skills required for 2D
representational drawing. Scale, proportion, gesture, contour,
shading, perspective and depth are taught through landscape,
figurative, and portraiture drawing
- Students are required to maintain an active sketchbook
with daily entries
Jacop Javits Center
Process to Product, New York,New York
PS 122, New York, New York
Point of View, Jerelyn Hanrahan presented her documentary video of
two artists she met while exhibiting her works in Havana, Cuba.
The video consisted of interviews with the artists and a digital
representation of their photography and animations.
Muthesius Academy Freie Kunst , Kiel, Germany,
Visiting Artist lecture
Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, New York
Host and guest artist panel presentation of 6 artists addressing a variety of
approaches to third dimension sculpture. Artistic approaches ranged from
traditional figurative casting, multi media installation, Maya software,
digital carving, and earthworks.
Long Island University, Brookville, New York
Stephan Wolpe: Three Languages, One Place
Guest panel speaker presenting the DADA art movement and its influence
on the compositions of Stephan Wolpe.
SIGGRAPH, New York Institute of Technology, Columbus Circle, New York
Host and guest artist
Digi-girls, multi- media presentations
School of Visual Arts, East 23 Street, Amphitheater, New York, N.Y.
Masters DVD projection, Virtual Home, 12 documentary videos
Islip Art Museum, From Here to Lake Erie, Artist Lecture,
East Islip, New York
Long Island University, C.W. Post
Installation Art/Three Perspectives
Thundergulch, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
Gesture As Value project, artist lecture and website project
New York Information and Technology building, Broad Street
Temple University, Process Through a Body of Work, Rome, Italy
WCWP, Public Radio, Artist Interview with Jerelyn Hanrahan
Jim Kempner's Bling Exhibit Statement Pearls
Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot
Graduated Pearls Project Will Amaze Visitors at 28th Oyster Festival
Master Artist Series, Public Access radio interview
Newsday, Pearl Sculpture a Gem for Oyster Bay, October 9.2011,
Written by Paul Larocco
Inside Out;Local artists adorning public spaces with outdoor sculpture
Article on contemporary sculptors, Jerelyn Hanrahan, Brian Hunt, Donald Lipski
Written by Aileen Jacobsen
Newsday, Pearly Sites,Our towns
Public Access Television Interview,Master Artist Series Artist: Jerelyn Hanrahan
Oyster Bay Guardian, Keep Our Pearls in Oyster Bay, David Criblez
Enterprise Pilot, Public Sculpture launch for Theodore Roosevelt Park by
artist Jerelyn Hanrahan.Written by Dagmar Karpi
Pearl Project nearly completed, Oyster Bay Guardian, David Criblez
Pulse Magazine,Fifth Annual,VIP Artist List, Nada Marjanovich
NY Arts, Beijing,Works on paper, Written by Brandon Krall
Adelphi University Art Museum, Adelphi Sculpture Biennial publication
Ray Johnson,A book about Death, Written by Joan Harrison
New York Times, Outdoor Sculpture With an Air of Familiarity, October 08, Arts and Entertainment
Flavorwire, Helvetic Constellation: A Survey of the Swiss Art Scene, by Marlyne Sahakian
NY Arts, Beyond the Shore,November Issue.Reviewed by Max Blagg
Gallery HD, Cablevision, In-Site / Governors Island, Sculptors Guild in
collaboration of Governors Island Educational and Preservation
Corporation, curatorial interview, exhibition coverage
Channel 13, In-Site, Sculptors Guild on Governors Island
Channel 25, Its My Park, In-Site, curatorial interview,
Time Out Magazine, In-Site, May, June Issue, 2008
Brooklyn Rail, In-Site written by James Kahm, July 2008
The New York Sun, Arts and Letters, A New Arts Scene on Governors
Island, In-Site exhibition, May 2008
MOMA, PS1, Art and Technology Radio Broadcast
Brooklyn Rail, Blather from Brooklyn, James Kalm
Sculpture Magazine, Curatorial Interview,
Archival to Contemporary / Six Decades of the Sculptors Guild,
Channel 21, Curatorial Interview, Archival to Contemporary,
Oyster Bay Guardian, Dark Angel, Adelphi Biennial,
Garden City, New York
Oyster Bay Guardian, Archival to Contemporary,
coverage on public sculpture, Angelbaby, Oyster Bay, New York
Pilot Enterprise, Cove resident Jerelyn Hanrahan curates the show,
Archival to Contemporary, Sculptors Guild, Oyster Bay, N.Y.
Television Habana, Cuba, Artist interview,
VII International Digital Colloquium, Havana, Cuba
WPS1, Art Talk, Radio station, artist interviews
PS1 Museum of Contemporary Art, L.I.C., N.Y.
Edition #11: DigiGirls , First broadcast May 31, 2005
Daniel Durning interviews six members of The Digi Girls, a
collective of professional artists, curators, animators and
filmmakers. The group ponders the conundrum of digital art
and talks about their work, careers, and the transition from
traditional materials to computer based technologies.
WPS1, Art Talk Radio, Art and Technology Series
PS1, Museum of Contemporary Art, Long Island City, N.Y.
Edition #5: Grahame Weinbren and Jerelyn Hanrahan - |
Daniel Durning interviews filmmaking pioneer Grahame
Weinbren and installation artist Jerelyn Hanrahan on the
subject of interactive storytelling and sculpture.
Sweet Dreams, Author Johanna Drucker,
Gesture As Value Project, Professor of Media Studies,
University of Virginia, VA
Sculpture Magazine, Commissions, July, August 1999
Multi-Media, April, Techno de Medici, Kathy Brew, June 1999
BBC, Broadcast artist interview,Gesture As Value
NPR, National Public Radio, Artist Broadcast Interview with
Time Out Magazine, Fruitless Gesture, April Issue, New York
Village Voice, Machine Age, Austin Brown, Gesture As Value,
May Issue, N.Y.
The Resident, Money Talks, May Issue, New York
Adbusters, Gesture As Value, April Issue, Toronto, Canada
Tages Anzeiger, Notations, exhibition review / book
Publication , Zurich, Switzerland
FYI, New York Foundation for the Arts Quarterly publication,
Dayton Daily News, ATM'S Show Variety, Gesture As Value,
Financial Post, Art and the ATM, Toronto, Canada
Cross Canada, National Public Radio, Bank of Symbiosis,
Adbusters, Bank of Symbiosis, Toronto, Canada
TelliBern, Television, artist interview, Gesture As Value,
Kunst Bulletin, Gesture As Value im Kiosk,
April Issue, Switzerland
neue bildende kunst, Kiosk fur Kunst, May Issue, Switzerland
Bernerwoche, Der Bund, Geston, Wertvolle Geston,
Kultur, Bitte Karte hineinstecken, April, Bern, Switzerland
Arts Calender, BACA Publication, January, New York
Notations On A Trek, Publication of 97 drawings,
Jerelyn Hanrahan, Drawings, Text, Max Blagg,
Edition Andreas Zust,Scalo Books
1996 Concise Encyclopedia of Woman Artists, Creative Time Inc
1995 Spiegal, Specchio, Mirror, Artist Edition, Rome, Italy
1994 Secondo Piano, Publication Istituto Svizzero, Rome, Italy
Mostri Colletivi, Alta Semina,Commune Di Roma,Rome, Italy
2002 School of Visual Arts, New York, New York,
M.F.A. in Computer Arts
1978 University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.