CV

Born in Camarillo, CA 1980

 

Education

 

2011

Certificate in Fashion Studies, Moore College of Art and Design - Philadelphia, PA

2002 

BFA in Painting & Art History, University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC

International School of Painting, Drawing, & Sculpture - Umbria, Italy

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2014

Lillstreet Art Center, RELEASE - Chicago, IL

2013

MADE, A Signal From the Sea - Philadelphia, PA

Art in the Age, A Signal From the Sea - Philadelphia, PA

The Gallery at 543, A Signal From the Sea - Philadelphia, PA

2012

Sweet Jane, Works by Emily Manalo Ruiz - Philadelphia, PA

The Gallery at 543, 1000 Works Project & Other Flags - Philadelphia, PA

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2017

Tapp's Arts Center, Smaller Beckons II - Columbia, SC

2015

Independence Seaport Museum, Hucksters: The Tumult of Dock Street - Philadelphia, PA

2014

Fleisher Art Memorial, Dear Fleisher - Philadelphia, PA

University City Arts League, HOME - Philadelphia, PA

Tapp's Arts Center, Smaller Beckons Columbia, SC

The URBN Center, Drexel Univ. AAGA 11th Annual Art Auction - Philadelphia, PA

Arena 1 Gallery, freshstART 2014 - Santa Monica, CA

2013

3rd Ward, Learn.Make.Inspire. - Philadelphia, PA

The URBN Center, Drexel Univ. AAGA 10th Annual Art Auction - Philadelphia, PA

2012

Breeze Block Gallery, The Cohesion - Portland, OR

Momenta Art, 17th Annual Spring Benefit - Brooklyn, NY

Family Business, It's A Small, Small World, curated by Hennessy Youngman - New York, NY

The Gallery at 543, ACHIEVEability Benefit Auction - Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia City Hall, Fiber Philadelphia 2012: Meta-Fiber, juried by Sarah Archer, Chief Curator of the Philadelphia Art Alliance - Philadelphia, PA

2011

The Gallery at 543, Our BackYard - Philadelphia, PA

Momenta Art, 16th Annual Spring Benefit - New York, NY

2007

10 Storehouse Row at The Navy Yard, The Dialogical Imagination - Charleston, SC

2006

The Creek Club at I'On, Montessori School of Mt. Pleasant Art Auction - Charleston, SC

2003

University of Newcastle, Paintings and Drawings from USC - Ourimbah, Australia

Space 1026, Edible Art - Philadelphia, PA

2002

Space 1026, Flip Book Festival - Philadelphia, PA

University of South Carolina, 47th Annual Art Auction - Columbia, SC

The Art Garage, Billy Maker & Emily Ruiz - Columbia, SC

International School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture, Group Show - Umbria, Italy

The Art Garage, 3D @ USC - Columbia, SC

1710-B Greene Street, Exhibitor & Co-organizer of A Gathering II - Columbia, SC

Benedict College, Art & Literature Renaissance - Columbia, SC

McMaster Gallery, Art at USC Juried Student Art Show - Columbia, SC

2001

SC State Fair Fine Art Exhibition - Columbia, SC

University of South Carolina, 46th Annual Art Auction - Columbia, SC

McMaster Gallery, Art at USC Juried Student Art Show - Columbia, SC

McMaster College at USC, Installations - Columbia, SC

Hunter-Gatherer, Exhibitor & Co-organizer of A Gathering - Columbia, SC

2000

University of South Carolina, 45th Annual Art Auction - Columbia, SC

Hunter-Gatherer, Co-organizer of The Eyelum Project - Columbia, SC

 

Selected Bibliography / Publications

 

2015

Next City, Jan 19, "Art Flies From Chicago Rooftop," Loren Hunt - Philadelphia, PA

2014

University City Review, May 15, "Arts League hosts Three-Artist Show, HOME," - Philadelphia, PA

2013

2012

2007 

2001

The Daily Gamecock - Columbia, SC

2000

Garnet & Black - Columbia, SC

 

Awards

 

2013

Learn.Make.Inspire. Juried Showcase Grand Prize Winner, 3rd Ward - Philadelphia, PA

2001

Merit Award, SC State Fair - Columbia, SC

 

Selected Professional Experience

 

Anthropologie

Present / 2014 - Philadelphia, PA Independent Product Copywriter

Urban Outfitters 

2013 - Malibu, CA Store Installation

Allan Stone Gallery 

2011 / 2005 / 2004 / 2003 - New York, NY Gallery Assistant

Kaleidoscope Arts Enrichment Program

2010 / 2009 - Philadelphia, PA Teacher

Creative Spark Center for the Arts

2007 / 2006 - Charleston, SC Teacher

David Beck, Artist

2005 - San Francisco, CA Studio Assistant