Deliver compelling stories with thoughtful interpretation and fresh design on an affordable budget.
Give audiences a memorable exhibit experience.
I've been developing and designing exhibits for more than a decade. I create exhibits from scratch, or provide just the services you need to meet your goals.
Research and Label Writing
Audio and Video Production
Fabrication and Installation
Consultation on any of the above
CHRIS FIALA ERLICH
Independent Exhibit Curator
Award of Merit, American Association of State and Local History for Cowlitz Encounters
Exhibit Award of Excellence, Washington Museum Association for Cowlitz Encounters
Exhibit Award of Excellence, Washington Museum Association for Steilacoom's Story
General Excellence, American Association of Port Authorities for Ports, Your Vital Link
David Douglas Fellowship Award, Washington State Historical Society for Life in a Company Town: Yesterday and Today, and for Reflecting on a Vision: Moses Lake and the Columbia River Dams
Certificate of Commendation, American Association of State and Local History for Generaciones: Mexican Americans in Moses Lake
M.A. Art History, University of Washington
B.A. Fine Art, Seattle University
Post-graduate study in collection care and exhibitions at the University of Victoria, B.C.
2003 - present: Independent Curator
2013 - 2016: Exhibit Curator and Event Coordinator, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
1997 - 2003: Director, Harbor History Museum
1992 -1996: Director, Moses Lake Museum and Art Center