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Emily Pittman 
 

Lives and works in St. John's, NL

emilypittmanart@gmail.com

Represented by Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL


 

Education

2016                Bachelor of Arts Honours (with distinction) Double Major in Studio Art and

                         English, University of Guelph

 

 

Awards/Grants/Residencies

2019                Finalist, Arts NL CBC Emerging Artist of the Year Award

2019                Project Grant, City of St. John's

2018                Elbow Room Residency, The Rooms

2018                Artist Residency, 2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects (for The Gathered Gallery)

2017                "Adapting Heritage" Conference Award, Heritage Foundation of NL

2017                Professional Project Grant, Arts NL

2017                May Artist of the Month, Visual Artists of Newfoundland and Labrador

2017                Emerging Artist Residency Award (for The Gathered Gallery), Spark Box Studio

2016                Painting Award Nominee, BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition

2016                Faculty Award for Painting, Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2016                Jurors Award, Honourable Mention, Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2016                Winner, Fine Arts Network Logo Design Competition, University of Guelph

2015                Art in the Bullring Juried Art Competition, University of Guelph

 

 

Exhibitions

2019                Close to Home, July - August (upcoming), English Harbour Arts Centre, English

                         Harbour, NL

2018-19          Unsettled (solo show), September - January, The Rooms, St. John's, NL

2017                Church Street Festival Exhibition (solo show), August, Bonavista, NL

2017                A House of Another Colour (solo show), May-June, Eastern Edge Gallery, St.

                        John's, NL

2016                Sane & Normal: Painting IV Show, March, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, ON

2015                Drawn Up (two person show), October, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, ON

2015                Black and White, October, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, ON

2015                Cut From the Same Cloth, July-August, English Harbour Arts Centre, NL

2015                Tenfold, February, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, ON

 

Professional Experience

2017-19           Board Member, Visual Artists Newfoundland & Labrador, NL

2016-19           Program and Promotions Coordinator, Anna Templeton Centre for Craft, Art,

                          and Design, NL

2019                 Mural for Bare Mountain Coffee House, NL

2016-18           Board Member, Eastern Edge Gallery, NL

2017                 Mural for HOLD FAST Contemporary Art Festival, August, NL

2016                 Artist Support Team Lead, HOLD FAST Contemporary Art Festival, August, NL

2016                 Cultural Ambassador, The Rooms, July-August, NL

2016                 Volunteer, The Dayroom Gallery, NL

2016                 Co-Coordinator, Sane & Normal Exhibition, March, Boarding House Gallery

2015                 Manager, English Harbour Arts Centre, July-August, NL

2015-16           Co-Coordinator, 48th Juried Art Show, University of Guelph

2015-16           Volunteer, Fine Arts Network, University of Guelph

2015                 Volunteer, MFA Open Studios and Shenkman Lecture, March, University of

                          Guelph

2015                 Coordinator, Student Art Exhibition, May, Clarenville High School

2015                 Co-Curator, Print Exchange, March, Plymouth College of Arts, UK, and

                          University of Guelph, ON

2014-15            Volunteer, Art Gallery of Guelph

2014-15            Volunteer, Boarding House Gallery

2014-15            Secretary, Fine Arts Network, University of Guelph

2014                  Public Sculpture, United Way Giving Tuesday collaboration with University of

                          Guelph’s 50th, Anniversary, December


 

Speaking/Presenting

2018                Artist Talk, The Rooms, October, St. John’s, NL

2018                Artist Talk, CNA Craft & Apparel Design Program, October, St. John’s, NL

2018                Artist Talk (for The Gathered Gallery), Sir William Coaker Foundation, August,

                         Port Union, NL

2018                Artist Talk (for The Gathered Gallery), University of Guelph, March, Guelph, ON

2018                Artist Talk (for The Gathered Gallery), Etobicoke School of the Arts, March,

                         Toronto, ON


 

Writing/Publishing

2016-19          Co-Founder, The Gathered Gallery, www.thegatheredgallery.com

2017                I can still remember his name clear as day, A Collection of Interviews, February

2016                Internship, The Overcast Newspaper, July-September, NL

2015                Co-Assistant Editor, Pop Up Art, Guelph, ON

2015                Co-Literary Editor, Kaleidoscope, Undergraduate Journal of the Visual and

                         Literary Arts, Issue 05, University of Guelph

 

Instruction

2016-19           Variety of classes, workshops, and camps for adults and children at the Anna

                          Templeton Centre for Craft, Art & Design, St. John's, NL

2018                  Open Minds Program, The Rooms, St. John’s, NL

2018                  Workshop Instructor, Art Ex Festival, Grand Fall-Windsor, NL

2016                  Visiting Artist, Labrador Creative Arts Festival, November, NL

 

Bibliography

2019                    "The Emerging Artist Awards Finalists", CBC News, June

2019                    "Q and A with artist Emily Pittman", Newfoundland Quarterly, February

2018                    Unsettled Publication, The Rooms, September 

2018                    “Emily Pittman In The Elbow Room”, The Overcast, June

2018                    “Emily Pittman’s “Unsettled” to be featured at The Rooms”, The Packet, July

2017                    "Colours of Consumption: Emily Pittman explores the aesthetics of

                             architecture" (cover feature), Visual Arts News, Fall Issue

2017                    Riddle Fence, A Journal of Arts & Culture, Issue #27, August

2017                    "Artist Emily Pittman strips down architecture for new Eastern Edge exhibition,"

                             The Telegram, May

2017                    Artist of the Month Interview, VANL, May

2017                    "An Interview with the Founders of The Gathered Gallery," University of Guelph

                             Studio Art, November

2017                     Interview by County FM, Creative Couples Segment, Picton, ON, May

2016                     "Achieving Creative Success Isn't Impossible—Here's How to Do It," Sweet

                             Magazine, November

2015                    Interview by Kenneth Jeffrey (FY-CA), University of Guelph Studio Art, October

Collections

The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery

Membership

Visual Artists of Newfoundland and Labrador

Eastern Edge Gallery

Writer's Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador