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Erin McIntosh

Title: Assistant Professor
Phone: 678-717-3926

Office: Dunlap-Mathis, 125, Gainesville
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Areas of Expertise: Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media, Abstraction, Art Education, Collaborative Murals


Erin McIntosh is an assistant professor in Studio Art at the University of North Georgia. Erin has been teaching in higher education since 2007. Prior to that, she taught art to elementary-aged children in the public school system through Atlanta’s public art programs and at the Georgia Museum of Art. She has taught multiple semesters in Cortona, Italy, on the University of Georgia’s Cortona, Italy, study abroad program. Erin’s studio practice is rooted in the history of abstraction, from which she runs in Athens, Georgia. She actively exhibits her paintings in solo and group exhibitions regionally and nationally. Her paintings have been published in New American Paintings, The Georgia Review and Create Magazine. She has had residencies at the Vermont Studio Center and Atlantic Center for the Arts. Erin’s work is represented by Gregg Irby Gallery in Atlanta.

Courses Taught

  • Two-Dimensional Design and Color Theory
  • Drawing I
  • Painting I
  • Painting II
  • Painting III
  • Senior Capstone
  • Art Appreciation


  • M.F.A., Studio Art, The University of Georgia, 2009
  • B.F.A., Studio Art with a concentration in Painting and Drawing, The University of Georgia, 2003
  • B.F.A., Art Education, The University of Georgia, 2003

Research/Special Interests

Biomorphic and Geometric Abstraction, Water-based media including acrylic and watercolor, Science and Art, Public Art/Murals, Art Education

Erin has served as faculty advisor for the Art Club on the Gainesville Campus and has collaborated with professors of biology at UNG.


  • New American Paintings (2006, 2013)
  • Create Magazine (2017)
  • The Georgia Review (2017)

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