Emily Mayo
Vitae
 

Education

Masters of Fine Arts Candidate
Kendall College of Art & Design
Grand Rapids, MI
2015-2018

Bachelors of Fine Arts
Kendall College of Art & Design
Grand Rapids, MI
2012


Selected Exhibitions

2017            ArtPrize 9, Grand Rapids Art Museum - Grand Rapids, MI
2017           HOME, Lubeznik Center for the Arts - Michigan City, IN - Juried Exhibition
2017            Michigan Emerging Graduate Artists, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI - Juried Exhibition
2017            Artumentary, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI - Requested for Group Exhibition
2016            2016 Williams Prize, The Artist for Artists Projects, Slipe Gallery at the Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT - Juried Exhibition
2015-16      Art[ery]: Kendall College of Art and Design Graduate Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI - Group Show
2013             American Art Today: Figures, The Bascom – A Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC - Juried Exhibition
2013             Real People 2013, The Old Court House Figurative League, Woodstock, IL - Juried Exhibition
2013             4th Culture Studios at [SCENE] Metrospace, East Lansing, MI - Juried Exhibition
2013             The Others, Gainey Gallery, Byron Center, MI - Solo Show
2012             Fourth Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition, Lore Degenstein Gallery, Selinsgrove, PA* - Juried Exhibition
2012            Studio Excellence Exhibition, The Federal Bdg. KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI* - Group Show
2012             MEGA, Gallery 114, KCAD of FSU, Juror: Mary Hood, Grand Rapids, MI* - Juried Exhibition
2012             West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts, Juror: Vincent Desidario, Kalamazoo, MI - Juried Exhibition
2012            Art.Downtown, C.O.D.A. Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI - Group Exhibition
2011             Free Radical, Hoi Polloi Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI - Requested for Group Exhibition
2011             ArtPrize 3, Green Lion Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI - Group Exhibition
2011             Awareness, Perception and Imperfection, Gallery 104, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI - Two Person Exhibition
2011             7th Annual Rites of Passage, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH - Juried Exhibition
2010            Great Lakes Drawing Biennial, University Gallery, Eastern Michigan University.  Juror:  Hartmut Austen.  Ypsilanti, MI - Juried Exhibition


Selected Awards

ArtPrize Artist Seed Grant - 2017
Golden Apple Artist Residency Scholarship - 2016
Graduate Student Merit Award, KCAD - 2016
Graduate Student Fellowship, KCAD - 2015-2018
*Studio Excellence Award, KCAD - 2012
*1st Place, MEGA (Michigan Emerging Graduate Artists) - 2012
*3rd Place, Fourth Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition, Lore Degenstein Gallery - 2012


Bibliography

Artushin, Heather. "Emerging Artists Shine at MEGA 2017." Grand Rapids Magazine, 27 June 2017, pp. 26-27.
Curated Selection of Works by Kurt Beers: Emily Mayo." ArtMaze Mag Issue 2, April 10, 2017. , 62
Rockman, Deborah Drawing Essentials: A Complete Guide to Drawing, Oxford University Press, 2015
Rockman, Deborah, Drawing Essentials: A Guide to Drawing from Observation, Oxford University Press, 2012
7th Annual Rites of Passage Catalog, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, 2011
Portfolio, KCAD, Winter Issue, Page 6, 2011



Residencies

2016                 Golden Apple Artist Residency, Harrington, ME


Professional Experience

2017         Curatorial Internship, Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
2017         Dean Search Committee, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI
2015-18        Graduate Assistant, Drawing Program of Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI