Curriculum Vitae

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018 Evanston + Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2018 “Artists’ Atlas,” The State Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
2018 Rockford Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
2017 Solo Exhibition, “Subject to Change,” Firecat Projects, Chicago, IL
2016 “House and Home,” Main Street Gallery, Clifton Springs, NY
2016 Solo Exhibition, “Neighborhoods,” Lipman Hearne, Chicago, IL
2015 “1+1=Community,” OPEN WALL, 47th Ward Office, Chicago, IL
2014 “Painting Delilah’s,” Delilah’s, Chicago, IL
2014 Labletter Launch Exhibition, hosted by the Labletter Journal of Art and Literature, Chicago, IL
2013 Two-person exhibition, “Urban Landscapes,” painting by Emily Rapport & Photography by Andrew Steiner, Beauty & Brawn Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 “OpenWall, art in the 47th Ward,” 47th Ward Office, Chicago, IL
2011 “SICK!,” Leo Kogan Project Space, Amsterdam
2009 Two-person exhibition, “Two-story City,” Chicago Artists’ Month,
Chicago, IL
2009 “Best Emerging Painters,” ATC Splat Flats, Chicago, IL
2005 Art Murmur Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Two-person exhibition, “Figurative Paintings,” work by Emily Rapport and Marion Kryczka, Chicago, IL
2005 Group Show, Mars Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005 B.F.A. Exhibition, Gallery 2, School of the Art Institute of Chicago,
Chicago, IL
2002 “The Human Spirit”, Gallery 15, Rochester, NY
1999 Gateway Gallery, Rochester, NY
1998 Gallery Arabesque, Geneva, NY
1996 Solo Exhibition, “Figurative Painting,” Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester, NY

EDUCATION

2005 BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1994-95 Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York
1991-93 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS // GRANTS // SCHOLARSHIPS

2015 IAP Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL
2011 Arts Advocate Award, Ravenswood ArtWalk, Chicago, IL
2009 “Best Emerging Painters,” ATC Splat Flats, Chicago, IL
2006 CAAP Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL
2004 Merit Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2004 Around the Coyote, Curator’s Choice Artist, Chicago, IL
2003 Around the Coyote, Curator’s Choice Artist, Chicago, IL
1997 First Place Painting Award, Rochester Spring Exhibition, Rochester, NY
1994 Full Scholarship, Cooper Union, NY
1991 Merit Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1991 Scholarship, Rochester Community Savings Bank, NY
1991 Creativity Scholarship, NYSSSA at Fredonia

COLLECTIONS (Public, Corporate, Private)

Lipman Hearne, Chicago, IL
Delilah’s, Chicago, IL

CURATORIAL

2012 The Labletter, February 2013 Issue, Guest Painting Editor

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS

2018 Studio Visit Magazine, Issue 41, Open Studios Press
2018 “The House as a Subject of Portraiture,” an Essay Exploring the Recent
Painting of Emily Rapport, by Vicki Schneider, published in Neoteric Art,
June 2018
2018 Featured artist, American Scholar Magazine, Winter 2018 Issue
2017 “Emily Rapport at Firecat Projects,” Unpublished New City Art Reviews,
by Chris Miller, May 2017
2011 “Interview with Emily Rapport,” Neoteric Art blog, January 2011
2007 “Interview with an Artist,” Columbia College newspaper
2007 “Eat Paint Studio,” by Nola Akiwowo, CenterStage.com
2006 “Emily Rapport,” by Mary Susan Littlepage, GapersBlock.com
2005 “Fresh Paint” blog review of the SAIC 2005 BFA Exhibition.
2003 “The Human Spirit,” exhibition review, Ron Netsky, City Newspaper,
Rochester, NY

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2010 Volunteer, Ravenswood ArtWalk, Chicago, IL
Created annual poster graphic, signage and marketing materials for
the neighborhood Ravenswood arts tour
2009 Volunteer, Cornelia Arts Building, Chicago, IL
Helped coordinate quarterly open house, developed website
2006 – 2007 Executive Director, Ravenswood ArtWalk, Chicago, IL
Coordinated annual arts tour, supplemental programming, marketing
and fundraising for non-profit arts organization
2005 – 2006 Volunteer, Ravenswood ArtWalk, Chicago, IL
Developed website, organize/design arts tour materials and
programming
2004 – 2006 Volunteer, Chicago Womens’ Caucus for the Arts, Chicago, IL
Developed website, enewsletter, assisted with marketing and
communications