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

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

PUBLICATIONS + WRITING

CURATORIAL

  • 2019 – THIRST, group exhibition with Tamara Wasserman, Cynthia Weiss, Lea Basille-Lazarus at Eat Paint Studio, 5036 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. Curated by Emily Rapport, exhibition essay published on EatPaintStudio.com
  • 2019 – Wide Awake Dreaming, photographs by Andrew Steiner at Eat Paint Studio, 5036 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. Curated by Emily Rapport, exhibit catalog designed and edited by Emily Rapport and Andrew Steiner, exhibition essay published on EatPaintStudio.com
  • 2019 – Marion Kryczka: Paintings and Drawings, exhibition by Marion Kryczka at Eat Paint Studio, 5036 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. Curated by Emily Rapport, exhibition essay published on EatPaintStudio.com
  • 2019 – MY WAY, exhibition of work by Bo Whang at Eat Paint Studio, 5036 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, curated by Emily Rapport
  • 2012 – The Labletter, February 2013 Issue, Guest Painting Editor

PRESS

  • “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
  • “Emily Rapport at Firecat Projects,” Unpublished New City Art Reviews, by Chris Miller, May 2017
  • “Interview with Emily Rapport,” Neoteric Art blog, January 2011
  • “Interview with an Artist,” Columbia College newspaper
  • “Eat Paint Studio,” by Nola Akiwowo, CenterStage.com
  • “Emily Rapport,” by Mary Susan Littlepage, GapersBlock.com
  • “Fresh Paint” blog review of the SAIC 2005 BFA Exhibition.
  • “The Human Spirit,” exhibition review, Ron Netsky, City Newspaper, Rochester, NY

RELATED EXPERIENCE

  • Gallery Owner, Eat Paint Studio, 2018 – current
  • Volunteer/Executive Director (2006/07), Ravenswood ArtWalk, Chicago, IL, 2005 – 2010
  • Volunteer, Cornelia Arts Building, Chicago, IL, 2009 – 2011
  • Volunteer, Chicago Womens’ Caucus for the Arts, Chicago, IL, 2004 – 2006