Curriculum Vitae (CV)

EMILY GRAY KOEHLER
Printmaking Studio/Gallery
2168 3rd Street, Suite 2A
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Email: emily@studioegk.com
Website: emilygraykoehler.com
Phone: (231) 590-2274

EDUCATION

2006 | Bachelor of Fine Art (Printmaking) | Grand Valley State University | Allendale, MI
2003 | Associate of Arts | Northwestern Michigan College | Traverse City, MI

GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

2017 | Next Step Fund Grant | Metropolitan Regional Arts Council
2015 | Artist Initiative Grant (Visual Arts) | Minnesota State Arts Board

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 | Garden Beasts | ArtZ Gallery | Amery, WI
2018 | Agraria: Revisited | Norseman Distillery, Minneapolis, MN
2017 | The Trespasser’s Garden | Winona Arts Center | Winona, MN
2016 | The Trespasser’s Garden | MacRostie Art Center | Grand Rapids, MN
2016 | The Trespasser’s Garden | Silverwood Park | Saint Anthony, MN
2016 | The Trespasser’s Garden | Washington Conservation District | Oakdale, MN
2016 | The Trespasser’s Garden | Crossings at Carnegie | Zumbrota, MN
2015 | The Trespasser’s Garden | Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts | Fridley, MN
2014 | Burning the Old Growth | St. Mary’s University | Winona, MN
2013 | New Growth | MacRostie Art Center | Grand Rapids, MN
2011 | Selections from Agraria | White Bear Center for the Arts | White Bear Lake, MN
2011 | Agraria | Ed Gray Gallery | Calumet, MI
2010 | Recent Works | Café Wren | Luck, WI
2009 | A Cabinet of Curiosities | Ed Gray Gallery | Calumet, MI
2008 | Treescapes | The Children's House | Traverse City, MI

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014 | Prints & Pots | Raymond Avenue Gallery | Saint Paul, MN
2012 | Wood & Fire | Krista Artista Gallery | Anoka, MN
2012 | Seen/Unseen | WARM @ Minnesota Women’s Building | Saint Paul, MN
2006 | Stratasphere (B.F.A. Exhibition) | Grand Valley State University | Allendale, MI

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 | Project Art for Nature: Natural Reflections | White Bear Center for the Arts | White Bear Lake, MN
2018 | In. Art Show | Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community | Wyoming, MN
2018 | Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition | Saint Paul, MN
2018 | Northern Lights | White Bear Center for the Arts | White Bear Lake, MN
2017 | Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition | Saint Paul, MN
2017 | In. Art Show | Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community | Wyoming, MN
2017 | Collective Wisdom | Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN
2017 | Poet-Artist Collaboration | Crossings at Carnegie | Zumbrota, MN
2017 | Northern Lights | White Bear Center for the Arts | White Bear Lake, MN
2016 | Tributaries of Earth and Water | Project Art for Nature & National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary
           Great River Road Visitor Center | Prescott, WI
           St. Croix National Scenic Riverway Visitor Center | St. Croix Falls, WI
           AZ Gallery | Saint Paul, MN
           Phipps Center for the Arts | Hudson, WI
           Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts | Fridley, MN
           River Falls Public Library | River Falls, WI
2016 | Warmth | ArtZ Gallery | Amery, WI
2015 | Invitational Exhibition | White Bear Center for the Arts | White Bear Lake, MN
2015 | Portals & Passages | WARM @ The Phipps Center for the Arts | Hudson, WI
2015 | Elements | ArtZ Gallery | Amery, WI
2014 | Small Works | WARM @ Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts | Fridley, MN
2014 | Fruitful & Multiplying | Bloomington Theatre and Art Center | Bloomington, MN
2014 | Arts in Harmony | Elk River Area Arts Alliance | Elk River, MN
2013 | Down on the Farm | Gallery Fifty | Traverse City, MI
2013 | North of the 45th Parallel | DeVos Art Museum | Marquette, MI
2013 | WARM@40 | WARM @ Robbin Gallery | Robbinsdale, MN
2013 | Arts in Harmony | Elk River Area Arts Alliance | Elk River, MN
2012 | Fish Stories and Waterscapes | Gallery Fifty | Traverse City, MI
2012 | A Printmaker’s Invitational | Copper Country Community Arts Center | Hancock, MI
2012 | Friends with Benefits | AZ Gallery | Saint Paul, MN
2012 | Cultivation | Lanesboro Arts Center | Lanesboro, MN
2012 | Rockford Midwestern Biennial Exhibition | Rockford Art Museum | Rockford, IL
2012 | Northern Lights | White Bear Center for the Arts | White Bear Lake, MN
2012 | Look at Art | WARM @ Grain Belt Bottling House | Minneapolis, MN
2012 | Snow Bound | ArtZ Gallery | Amery, WI
2012 | Kinship | Calvin College (106) Gallery | Grand Rapids, MI
2012 | A Midwinter Night's Dream | AZ Gallery | Saint Paul, MN
2012 | Arts in Harmony | Elk River Area Arts Alliance | Elk River, MN
2011 | Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition | Saint Paul, MN
2011 | National Drawing & Print Exhibition | Notre Dame of Maryland University | Baltimore, MD
2011 | Northern Lights | White Bear Center for the Arts | White Bear Lake, MN
2011 | Arts in Harmony | Elk River Area Arts Alliance | Elk River, MN
2011 | Miniature Show | Ed Gray Gallery | Calumet, MI
2010 | Arrowhead Biennial Exhibition | Duluth Art Institute | Duluth, MN
2010 | Speaking For Those Who Cannot Speak For Themselves | Grand Valley State University | Allendale, MI
2010 | The Bird Show | Edina Art Center | Edina, MN
2009 | Dead End Prints | Red Hydrant Press | Grand Rapids, MI
2008 | Tsuga Art & Music | Save Kentucky's Hemlocks | Lexington, KY
2008 | Autumn Audition | Crystal Lake Art Center | Frankfort, MI
2008 | Miniature Show | Ed Gray Gallery | Calumet, MI
2008 | Trees Show | Ed Gray Gallery | Calumet, MI
2007 | Show Your Colors | Art Works Alliance @ Twisted Fish Gallery | Elk Rapids, MI
2007 | The May Show | Art Works Alliance @ Building 50 | Traverse City, MI
2007 | Spring Audition | Crystal Lake Art Center | Frankfort, MI

SELECTED AWARDS

2018 | Hard Time in the Country | Artistic Excellence Award | In. Art Show | Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community
2018 | On the Horizon | Award of Merit (4th Place) - Prints | Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition
2018 | Tempest-Tossed | Award of Merit | Northern Lights Juried Exhibition | White Bear Center for the Arts
2017 | Moonrise | Honorable Mention - Prints | Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition
2017 | Moonrise | Art Reach St. Croix Award | Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition
2014 | Skeletons of Twilight | Honorable Mention | Member Show | Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
2011 | Morning After | Purchase Award | National Drawing & Print Exhibition | Notre Dame of Maryland University
2011 | Morning After | Award of Merit | Northern Lights Juried Exhibition | White Bear Center for the Arts
2011 | Curious | Honorable Mention | Arts in Harmony | Elk River Area Arts Alliance
2007 | These Seeds We’ve Sown | First Prize | Spring Audition | Crystal Lake Art Center 

EXHIBITION CURATION

2018 | Project Art for Nature: Natural Reflections | White Bear Center for the Arts | White Bear Lake, MN

 

GUEST LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

2016 | Wild Ones Twin Cities Chapter | Richfield, MN | Artist Lecture - A Walk Through the Trespasser’s Garden
2016 | Wild Ones SCOS Chapter | Stillwater, MN | Artist Lecture - A Walk Through the Trespasser’s Garden
2015 | Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts | Fridley, MN | WARM Conversation - Art and Nature Conservation
2015 | Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts | Fridley, MN | Panel Discussion - Getting Your Work Out in the World
2014 | Saint Mary’s University | Winona, MN | Guest Lecture - The Business of Being an Artist
2012 | Frankfort Public Library | Frankfort, IN | Monotype and Woodcut Demonstrations
2008 | The Children’s House Montessori School | Traverse City, MI | Collagraph Demonstration

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Ramsey County Library, White Bear Lake, MN
Lakeville Area Arts Center, Lakeville, MN
St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN
Washington Conservation District, Oakdale, MN
Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Menomonie, WI
Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Hungry Turtle Farm & Learning Center, Amery, WI
Great Lakes Environmental Center, Traverse City, MI

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Project Art for Nature (PAN); www.projectartfornature.org
Lanesboro Arts; www.lanesboroarts.org
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts; www.banfill-locke.org
White Bear Center for the Arts; www.whitebeararts.org
Calumet Art Center; www.calumetartcenter.com
Minneapolis Institute of Arts; www.artsmia.org

ORGANIZATIONAL & VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2015-Present | Project Art for Nature | Guidance Committee
2013-Present | White Bear Lake Main Street | White Bear Lake, MN
2011-2013 | ArtZ Gallery Cooperative | Amery, WI
2007 | Art Works Alliance | Traverse City, MI
2004-2006 | AmeriCorps “Free Radicals” Project | Grand Rapids, MI

CURRENT REPRESENTATION

Artist Studios at the Rectory, Calumet, MI
Grand Hand Gallery, Saint Paul, MN; www.thegrandhand.com
Lanesboro Arts, Lanesboro, MN; www.lanesboroarts.org
One 10 Gallery, Frederic, WI; www.one10gallery.com
Red Door Gallery, Ludington, MI; thereddoorgalleryandstudio (Facebook)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Art-A-Whirl Blog, City Pages (May 2016)
Northeast Journal, Ramsey/Washington Cable Commission (September 2015)
White Bear Lake Magazine (May 2015)
Minnesota Monthly Magazine (August 2013)
MN Original, Twin Cities Public Television, Episode #324 (September 2012)