Emily Belknap

belknap.emily@gmail.com

Born: Port Clinton, OH 1984

Education

MFA 2013   University of Wisconsin-Madison

BFA 2007   Interdisciplinary Fine Arts, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

Solo Exhibitions

2015   Habitats, The Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Mary L Nohl Fellowship Exhibition, Inova Gallery, Milwaukee WI

2013   Backyard Dilemmas, Chazen Museum of Art, UW-Madison

2012   Neighborhoods, Master of Arts exhibition, UW-Madison

2010   Wetlands, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, Brookfield, WI

2009  Strings Lines Mounds and Sounds (collaboration with Julia Schilling), White Whale

           Artist Collective, Milwaukee, WI

           In Between, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI

Public Art Commissions and Installations

2009   Animal Architecture, Mitchell Park Domes, Milwaukee

2007   Points of View (collaboration with Julia Schilling), Milwaukee Riverwalk

           Washington Park Zoo Memorial, Friends of Washington Park, Milwaukee

2006   Flying Machine (collaboration with Bridget Quinn), Hank Aaron State Trail, Milwaukee

Group Exhibitions

2017   Building the Future, Abel Contemporary Gallery, Paoli, WI

2017    Watrous Gallery, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, Madison, WI

2017    Friend of a Friend, Pump Projects, Austin, TX

2015    Tele Nature, Post Ecologies [Part 1], ACRE Projects, Chicago, IL

2015    Tele Nature, Post Ecologies [Part 2], ACRE Projects, Chicago, IL

2015    Three Views, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Brant Gallery, Boston, MA

2015    Engendered, Layton Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

2014    Everyday Mysteries, Cardinal Stritch University Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2014   Ossuaries,  (a project by Laurie Beth Clark) Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN

2013   Chasing Horizons, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee

           Ossuaries,  (a project by Laurie Beth Clark) Downtown Gallery, University of Tennessee Knoxville

2012   Third year graduate review show, UW-Madison

2012   Second year graduate review show, UW-Madison

2011    First year graduate review show, UW-Madison

           Generation Next, Layton Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

2009   Hidden River Arts Festival, Brookfield

            Fountain of Youth, MAM After Dark, Milwaukee Art Museum

2008   Hidden River Arts Festival, Brookfield

            Mountains and Anthills, White Whale Artist Collective, Milwaukee

            Opening Reception, Armoury Gallery, Milwaukee

            The Bread and Butter Show, White Whale Artist Collective, Milwaukee

            You’re Missing It, White Whale Artist Collective, Milwaukee

2007   Invited Artist at the Hidden River Arts Festival, Brookfield

           Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Juried Senior Exhibition

Awards

2014    Recipient of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fellowship for Individual Artists in the Emerging Artist Category

2013   Chazen Prize for an Outstanding MFA Student, UW-Madison

2009   Best of Show, Hidden River Arts Festival, Brookfield

2008   Honorable Mention, Hidden River Arts Festival, Brookfield

2007   Jurors Choice Award, Hidden River Arts Festival, Brookfield

Artist Talks, Residencies and Related Activities

2015    Engendered Exhibition Panel Discussion, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

2014    Artist Talk, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI

            ACRE Artist Residency, Steuben, WI

2011    Guest Artist, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

           Artist talk at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

           Artist talk at the UW-Oshkosh Gallery

2010   Gallery talk at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center, Brookfield

Academic Appointments

2014-2015    Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Adjunct Faculty, courses in Sculpture and Integrated Studio Arts

2014             Cardinal Stritch University, Adjunct Faculty, Sculpture

2013-2014    Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Adjunct Faculty, Multidisciplinary Thesis-Senior Sculpture

2013-2015    Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, 3-D Lab Supervisor

2012-2013    UW-Madison, Teaching Assistant, Drawing II

2010-2012    UW-Madison, Project Assistant, Foundry and Wood Shop

2008- 2010   Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Sculpture Lab Technician

2008             Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Interior Architecture and Design Lab Technician

Professional Service

2008-2009   Founding member of the White Whale Artist Collective, Milwaukee

2006            Public art tour leader for Public Art Network annual conference, Milwaukee