Erin Ikeler

Erin Ikeler

Visiting Professor, Art and Art History

Office: Ebert 117
Phone: 330-287-1914

E.E. Ikeler (b.1986) received a BFA from The Cooper Union in 2008 and an MFA from Yale School of Art in 2016. Her work uses text to explore the potential and limitations of communication through language and abstraction. She's had solo exhibitions at Jeff Bailey Gallery (Hudson, NY), Mulherin (Toronto, Canada), and Kent Place (Summit, NJ). She has also exhibited at EFA Project Space and Abrons Art Center (NYC, New York) and Yve Yang Gallery in Boston, MA. She received a Leroy Neiman Foundation Summer Fellowship at Ox-bow School of Art in 2016; a Yale FLAGS Award, a Helen Watson Winternitz Award and a Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library Research Fellowship (all Yale University, 2015). Before coming to The College of Wooster she taught painting and drawing Indiana University, Bloomington.


  • M.F.A., Yale School of Art, 2016
  • B.F.A., The Cooper Union, New York, 2008

Courses Taught

  • ARTS 157: Introduction to 2-D Design and Color
  • ARTS 251: Intermediate Drawing
  • ARTS 351: Advanced Drawing