EMILY PITTMAN

Based in St. John's, NL, Canada

Education

2016                Bachelor of Arts Honours (with Distinction), Majors in Studio Art and English 

                       School of Fine Arts and Music, University of Guelph

 

Awards

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

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

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

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

 

 

Exhibitions

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

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

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

 

 

Collaborative Projects

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

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

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

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

2015                Co-Literary Editor, Kaleidoscope, Undergraduate Journal of the Visual and Literary Arts, Issue 05, University of Guelph

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

2014                Public Sculpture, United Way Giving Tuesday collaboration with University of Guelph’s 50th Anniversary, December

 

 

Professional Experience

2016                Program and Promotions Coordinator, Anna Templeton Centre for Craft, Art, and Design, NL

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

2016                Board Member, Eastern Edge Gallery, NL

2016                Artist Support Team Lead, HOLDFAST Contemporary Art Festival, August, NL

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

2015                Manager, English Harbour Arts Centre, July-August, Newfoundland and Labrador           

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

2015                Head Junior Juried Art Show Volunteer, March, University of Guelph

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

2014-15            Volunteer, Art Gallery of Guelph

2014-15            Volunteer, Boarding House Gallery

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

 

 

Artist Writings

2016                Co-Founder, Writer, Editor, Curator, The Gathered Gallery www.thegatheredgallery.com

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

 

 

Bibliography

2016                Interview by Sweet Magazine, November

                       http://www.wearesweet.co/culture/art-design/a1275/get-work-noticed-gathered-gallery/

2015                Interview by Kenneth Jeffrey (FY-CA) for Drawn Up Exhibition, October,          

                       http://uofgstudioart.tumblr.com/post/132910812030/interview-drawn-up-by-emily-pittman-and-natalie