EMMA DUEHR           563-451-0763

b. Dubuque, IA, 1995. Lives and works in Portland, OR           em.duehr@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2021 Masters of Fine Arts, Studio Practice, Portland State University –  Portland, OR

2017 Bachelors of Fine Arts, Studio Arts, Clarke University –  Dubuque, IA


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019 Graduate Assistant, Introduction to Sculpture, Portland State University – Portland, OR (Spring)


2018 Graduate Assistant, Intermediate Sculpture, Portland State University – Portland, OR (Winter)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Talking Tushies, Traveling Exhibition – Africa, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, and USA

2017 Evolution Industry, Quigley Gallery –  Dubuque, IA

           Mandelbrot Sets, Carryer – Dubuque, IA      

2015 Meet the Artist, Pence – Dubuque, IA


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019    Triple, MK Gallery – Portland, Oregon

2017    Little Monsters, Fe Gallery – Sacramento, CA

Figures, Quigley Gallery – Dubuque, IA

Emerging Artists Exhibition, ArtHaus – Decorah, IA

Order and Chaos, Giles Gallery – Richmond, KY

Emerging Artists, Limner Gallery – Hudson, NY

2016 Living Mark 3, Verum Ultimum – Portland, OR

          Fall Into Art, The Kirby Building – Dubuque, IA

            Skate Show, Dubuque Area Arts Collective Gallery – Dubuque, IA

2015 Fall Into Art, The Kirby Building – Dubuque, IA

           Sophomore/Junior Exhibition, Clarke University –  Dubuque, IA

Skate Show, Dubuque Area Arts Collective Gallery – Dubuque, IA

2014 Fall Into Art, The Kirby Building – Dubuque, IA

LECTURES, WORKSHOPS, PRESENTATIONS

2019 “Create your own Talking Tushies patch,” Project hosted in collaboration with librarian Lyn Holian at

Revere High School, Revere, MA – Workshop

2017 “High School Student Workshop,” Clarke University, Dubuque, IA – Workshop

Artist talk for “Evolution Industry,” solo exhibition, Quigley Gallery, Dubuque, IA – Artist Talk

Artist talk for “Evolution Industry,” solo exhibition, Quigley Gallery, Dubuque, IA – Artist Talk


AWARDS AND GRANTS

2019 International Sculpture Center, Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture (Nominee)

School of Art and Design Scholarship, Portland State University – Portland, OR

2017 Dean’s List, Clarke University –  Dubuque, IA

The Art and Design Gloria Weir Melgard Award, Clarke University –  Dubuque, IA

The Fine Arts Division Meneve Dunham Award, Clarke University – Dubuque, IA

2016 Dean’s List, Clarke University – Dubuque, IA

The Art History Award, Clarke University – Dubuque, IA

The Walter & Kathryn Dunham Fine Art Award, Clarke University – Dubuque, IA

2015 Dean’s List, Clarke University – Dubuque, IA

2014 Dean’s List, Clarke University – Dubuque, IA

ADMINISTERED EVENTS AND PROJECTS

2019 Curator and Event Coordinator, Portland State University Student Art Fair, Portland State University – Portland OR

2018 Talking Tushies, an performative public-art exhibition featuring hand embroidered sexual violence awareness patches worn upon the back pocket of jeans – Africa, Canada, Italy, Germany, Spain, USA, UK

PUBLICATIONS

2017 The Tenth Muse, “Unearthed,” Volume VII – March 8th, 2017

2016 November Sustainability Newsletter, “Student Spotlight” –  November 1st, 2016

Loras College Television, Loras College –  October 27th, 2016,http://myduhawk.com/features/dubuque-artist-creates-larger-than-life-sculpture/

Verum Ultimum, “Living Mark,” Third Edition – May 1st, 2016

The Tenth Muse, “The View”, Volume VI – March 8th, 2016

The Tenth Muse, “Drain”, Volume VI – March 8th, 2016

2015     The Tenth Muse, “Game of Chance,” Volume V – March 8th, 2015

INTERVIEWS

2019 “Talking Tushies,” written and interviewed by Fiore Avvelenato in San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy, February 15th, 2019, https://fioreavvelenato.wordpress.com/2019/02/15 talking-tushies-le-fantastiche-toppe-parlanti-che-sensibilizzano-alla-violenza-di-genere/bclid=IwAR0kaodCcx6O2BMkuROGo8zHv2P4zLf9VqN-1Ic_P2XdfPotf9TbjWgJ3mk

2018 “Craft with Conscience with Emma Duehr,” written and interviewed by Sarah Benning, November 7th, 2018, https://sarahkbenning.com/craft-with-conscience/craft-with-conscience-emma-duehr-of-talking-tushies?rq=Emma%20duehr%20

2016 “A Dubuque Artist,” written and interviewed by Allison Wong for Loras College Television, October 27th, 2016, http://myduhawk.com/features/dubuque-artist-creates-larger-than-life-sculpture/

SKILLS

Embroidery & Weaving

Welding: oxy-acetylene, MIG, TIG

Wood Fabrication

Clay Manipulation: wheel throwing & hand building

Mold Making: rigid, rubber, & body casting

Casting: chocolate, densite, foam, plastic, plaster, rubber, silicone, & wax

Painting: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Mural