Erin Farrell, M.A.

Art Historian, Photographer, & Designer

Erin Farrell is a formally trained art historian, with an M.A. in the History of Art from the University of Toronto (2008). She is currently an MLA student at the University of Pennsylvania. Erin has taught art history at colleges and universities in the Philadelphia area for six years and has a forthcoming review entitled “Lalla Essaydi: Revisions” in Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art (Fall 2013). She is passionate about women in art and particularly contemporary women artists of the Arab world. Erin has also worked for several art museums including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, La Salle University Art Museum, and Pixel Gallery. Her blog, Art Without Pretense, offers museum reviews and insights into the world of fine art.

Erin also has an avid passion for stationery, typography, and photography. She runs a small greeting card and invitation company called Mon Petit Chou, French for “my little cabbage,” with her sister Heather. Erin loves illustrations, watercolor, hand drawn text, and clean, colorful designs.