EMILY PAYNE

b. San Francisco, CA

 
EDUCATION

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY, M.F.A. Printmaking and Book Arts, 1999

OBERLIN COLLEGE, OHIO, B.A. Honors in English and Women’s Studies, 1988


EXHIBITIONS

2017   SEAGER GRAY GALLERY, Mill Valley
          - Solo Show: opening on February 4, 2017

2016    LIFE

           I turned fifty together with my twin brother, celebrated twenty years of marriage, sent                        my first born off to college, spread my mother's ashes in Tomales Bay 10 years after she                      passed, witnessed my mother-in-law turn ninety and watched my son surpass me in height.   
             

2015    ERICA TANOV, Berkeley
           - Solo exhibition of book works and paintings used in fabric print designs
           - Introducing Fall 2015 collection of fabric prints designed in collaboration with fashion
           designer Erica Tanov

           SEAGER GRAY GALLERY, Mill Valley
           - ArtMRKT, San Francisco: Bay Area contemporary and modern art fair
           - The Art of the Book: Tenth Annual group exhibition

           KALA ART INSTITUTE, Berkeley
           - ArtMRKT, San Francisco: Bay Area contemporary and modern art fair
           - One of a group of Kala artists featured at The Gardener, Berkeley: ongoing

2014    SEAGER GRAY GALLERY, Mill Valley
          - Women Work: group show of eight women artists
          - The Art of the Book: Ninth Annual group exhibition

2013    SEAGER GRAY GALLERY, Mill Valley
           - Materials Matter: group show
           - Art Miami, National Arts Festival, Miami
           - ArtMRKT, San Francisco: Bay Area contemporary and modern art fair

  
         SFMOMA Artist Gallery, San Francisco
           - “Lure”: summer group exhibition
           - Ongoing participant in Rental/Art Purchase Program, 2009-present

           KALA ART INSTITUTE, Berkeley
           - “On View: New Works by Kala,” group show
           - Kala-fornia: State of the Art 3 benefit

2012    ERICA TANOV, Berkeley
           - Solo exhibition of wire works and paintings used in fabric print designs
           - Introducing Fall 2012 collection of fabric prints designed in collaboration with
             fashion designer Erica Tanov


           SEAGER GRAY GALLERY, Mill Valley
           - The Art of the Book: Seventh Annual group exhibition
           - ArtMRKT, San Francisco: Bay Area contemporary and modern art fair

           KALA ART INSTITUTE, Berkeley
           - “On View: New Works by Kala,” group show
            Kala-fornia: State of the Art 2 benefit

           ERICA TANOV, Berkeley
           - Solo exhibition of wire works and paintings used in fabric print designs
           - Introducing Fall 2012 collection of fabric prints designed in collaboration with
             fashion designer Erica Tanov


2011    DONNA SEAGER GALLERY, San Rafael
          - Full Circle: Solo show of wire sculptures, drawings and paintings
          - The Art of the Book: Sixth Annual Group Exhibition
          - Codex International Book Fair & Symposium, UC: Berkeley
          - Art Miami, National Arts Festival, Miami

           CONRAD WILDE GALLERY, Tucson, AZ
          - “Reconstructions”: a group show of altered book works

           BANK OF COMMERCE, Lafayette
          - “Habitat”: a group show of Bay Area contemporary artists

2010    AQUA ART MIAMI, National Art Festival, Miami
           - Represented by Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael

           ARTSPACE, Santa Rosa
           - “Line Up”: group show of self-portraits by 16 local artists

           KALA ART INSTITUTE, Berkeley
           - “Groundswell”: juried group exhibit
           
           ART AT THE CHEESE FACTORY, Petaluma
           - “239”: an indoor sculpture and painting installation

           BEDFORD GALLERY, Walnut Creek        
           - “Unbound”: a group exhibition of artwork made from books        

2009    SFMOMA ARTISTS GALLERY, San Francisco
           - Solo exhibition of wire sculptures and paintings

           CECILE MOOCHNEK GALLERY, Berkeley
           - “Seamarks”: two-person show of new “Basin” paintings
           - “Gift of Art” Annual Group Exhibition, 2001-09

           ERICA TANOV, Berkeley
           - “Hover”: a site-specific solo sculpture installation

           ART AT THE CHEESE FACTORY, Petaluma
           - “Haven”: an outdoor sculpture installation

           GALLERY ROUTE ONE, Point Reyes Station
           - Juried group exhibition        


2008    SANCHEZ ART CENTER, Pacifica
           - Juried group exhibition  

            MARIN MOCA, Novato
           - Juried group exhibition

2007    CECILE MOOCHNEK GALLERY, Berkeley
           - “Lightness of Being”: two-person show

2006   EARLVILLE OPERA HOUSE GALLERY, Earlville, NY
           - “The Shadow series”: solo exhibition of sculptures and paintings

2005    CECILE MOOCHNEK GALLERY, Berkeley
           - “Sojourns”: two-person show

2004    CECILE MOOCHNEK GALLERY, Berkeley
            Two-person sculpture and painting show

2002    DAVIS ART CENTER, Davis                 
 
            plaster, paper, graphite", solo exhibition

 

PUBLIC ART/COMMISSIONS

EICHLER SUMMIT BUILDING, San Francisco
Work featured thru SFMOMA Artist Gallery Rental/Art Purchase Program, 2015

KAISER PERMANENTE HOSPITAL, Redwood City
Five pinwheels installed in new Radiology waiting room, 2014

KAISER PERMANENTE HOSPITAL, Oakland        
Six sculptures installed in pediatric and ER waiting rooms, 2014

JUNIPER NETWORKS, Sunnyvale
Permanent installation of wire sculptures, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY, San Francisco
Solo exhibition of book cover sculpture in Alumni Hall, Fall 2012

GALLERY 555, City Center, Oakland
Solo wire sculpture and works on paper exhibition
Off-site exhibition space of Oakland Museum of California, 2011

KALA ART INSTITUTE, Berkeley
Barra Windows Book Art Installation, Milvia and Addison Streets, 2010-11

MILLS BUILDING, San Francisco
Group exhibition: 10 Kala artists curated by Kala/ArtSource Consulting, 2011

GORDON AND BETTY MOORE FOUNDATION, Palo Alto
“Hover”, permanent wire sculpture installation, 2009

JEFFERSON PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Berkeley
Public Art installations, funded by Berkeley Public Education Found., 2007-11

LAFAYETTE LIBRARY & LEARNING CENTER, Lafayette
Public Art Purchase Program (framed book cover piece), 2009

ALAMEDA COUNTY ARTS COMMISSION, Oakland
Public Art Purchase Program for County Clerks Office, 2008

KAISER PERMANENTE MEDICAL CENTER, San Clara
Public Art Commission for main lobby, 2005

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY, San Francisco
Permanent sculpture installation: a collaborative project between sculptor Ruth Asawa, the SFSU MFA program and the S.F. School of the Arts, 1999

 

AWARDS AND COMMENDATIONS

Graduate Student Award for Distinguished Achievement
San Francisco State University, 1999

Cadogan/Murphy Fellowship        
San Francisco Foundation, 1998

Stillwell Award (second year MFA student)
San Francisco State University, 1998