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Bio

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Emily Wisniewski received her BFA from Northern Arizona University in 2018 on a full scholarship. She continued her education in Italy and graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2023 with a fellowship. During her time at MICA, Wisniewski received grants to work on curatorial projects. Her artwork has been featured in numerous group exhibitions, including shows at the Museum of Modern Art U Cara, the Peale Museum, MassArt, Amos Eno Gallery, KinoSaito, LIC-A, and Baltimore City Hall. Wisniewski has also had the opportunity to present her work in solo and two-person exhibitions, such as at Gateway Gallery Gallery and Cotyledon Gallery. Her art can currently be seen in exhibitions in Berlin and New York. Most recently, Wisniewski was selected for a residency at Art Farm in Nebraska.

Education

2023                                                   Master of Fine Arts in Painting

                                                            Maryland Institute College of Art

                                                            LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting, Education Emphasis

2019                                                    Master of Fine Arts

                                                            Studio Arts College International                        

2018                                                    Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

                                                            Northern Arizona University 

                                                            Honors College, Minor Art History

Exhibitions

Juried Shows

2024    Shadow Cabinet, Daumenlutscher, Berlin, GA

2024    Bodies and Truth, Daumenlutscher, Berlin, GA

2024    Botanicarte, Taller Boricua, NYC, NY, USA

2024    Drawing Beyond The Surface, LIC-A, Long Island City, NY, USA

2023    Kino Saito, End of Year Show, Verplank, NY USA

2023    Big Small Show, Drawing Rooms Gallery, Newark NJ, USA

2023    At Summer's End, Eyes On Art, 17 Frost St. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2023    Transplants, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

2023    Portals, Maryland Federation of the Arts, Baltimore MD, USA

2023    In This Body of Mine, MassArt, Boston MA , USA

2023    Baltimore Amplified, City Hall, Baltimore MD, USA

2023    LGBQT+ Exhibition, Chesapeake Arts Center, Baltimore MD, USA

2023    Constellations, The Peale Museum, Baltimore MD, USA

2023    000 at Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD USA

2023    Restart Rebirth, Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore MD, USA

2023    Construction/ Deconstruction, Zo Gallery,  Baltimore MD, USA               
2022    Lichtspiel des Westens, Leipzig GA

2022    Hot Rock Art Collective Exhibition, Cotyledon gallery, Baltimore MD

2022    We Art Not Similar, Lazarus Center, MICA, Baltimore MD USA

2022    With Earth and Body, Lazarus Center, MICA, Baltimore MD, USA
2021    Eyes in the Light, Lazarus Gallery, Baltimore MD, USA
2021    In Escalation, Kunthale, Leipzig GA
2021    MOWNA Biennale, Online
2021    People, Plants, Precarity, Performance Festival BLAUVERSCHIEBUNG, KUB Gallery, 

             Leipzig, Germany
2020   The Path of Water, See the Sea Change, Festival of Art and Robotics, and Other 

             Technologies, Curated by Maria Campitelli, U.Carà Museum in Muggia, Trieste,  IT

2020    Medicinal Plants Project Scuola Populare, Villa Romana Prize, Florence IT 
2020    First Year MFA Exhibition, Spela Zidar, Jules Maidoff Gallery, Florence, IT
2020    The Extended Body, In-Line Contemporary Art Space, London, UK 
2018     BFA Show, Beasley Gallery, Flagstaff, Arizona USA
2015     Paintings of Italy, Bruce Aiken Fine Art Studio, Flagstaff Arizona USA

 

Group Shows
2020    Hello World, Chiasso Purdutto, Online exhibition in Collaboration with Transcultural  

             Exchange, Online
2019    Flagstaff Government Building, Flagstaff Arizona, USA
2019    SACI Gallery, Florence Italy 
2019    Tree Installation, Ashes Indigenous, Queer and Environmental Festival, Curated by Museum of Contemporary Art

             Flagstaff, Flagstaff, Arizona USA. 

2019    Selected Paintings, Museum of Contemporary Art Flagstaff, Arizona USA
2015- 2016-and 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium, Sky Dome, Northern 

              Arizona University Honors Program, Arizona USA

One and Two Person Shows

​2023    No Place Like Homo, Cotyledon Gallery, Baltimore MD, USA                                                                        
2022    Fantasies, Gateway Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD, USA
2019     First Friday Solo Exhibition, Cartwheel Gallery, Cottonwood Arizona USA

Additional Professional Experience

2024               Director, Open Art Fair, Brooklyn NY, USA
2021                Graduate Student Council, Student Voice Association Officer, MICA
2020               Medicinal Plants Project Scuola Populare, Villa Romana Prize, Florence IT

Grants
2022                             Graduate Research Development Grant, MICA 

2023                             Graduate Pop Up Funds, MICA
Awards
​2021                              MICA Graduate Merit Scholarship
2021                              Le Roy Hoffberger School of Painting Scholarship
2020                             Second Place, See the Sea Change, Arte e Robotica Festival
2019                              MFA Female Student Award, SACI
2014-2018                   Lumberjack Full-Tuition Merit Scholarship, NAU
2015                              Honor’s College Director’s Grant, NAU
2015                              Go Global Learning Scholarship, NAU
2015                              Center For International Studies Scholarship, NAU
2015                              First Year Student Achievement Award, NAU Honor’s College

  

Teaching

2023                           Lead Art Teacher, Public Prep Charter Schools, Bronx, 

                                     NY USA

2023                           Guest Lecturer, Foundations of Painting, Howard Community College, 

                                     Baltimore, MD USA

2022                           Graduate Teaching Intern, First Year Experience Forum, Maryland Institute  

                                     College of Art

2022                           Graduate Teaching Intern, First Year Experience, Color, Design, Process, 

                                     Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD, USA

2021                            Graduate Teaching Intern, Advanced Painting, Maryland Institute College 

                                     of Art, Baltimore MD USA

2021-2023                 Art Teacher, Art With a Heart, K-12 and senior community art classes, 

                                     Baltimore MD, USA

2017 to 2018             Art Teacher, Haven Montessori School, Flagstaff, AZ USA

2019                            Assistant To Professor, Outdoor Drawing and Painting Workshop, Northern Arizona University

                                     Honor's Program,   Grand Canyon, USA

2015 to 2018             Teacher Assistant, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ USA

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