© 2017 BY EMMA BILYEU. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

ABOUT

EMMA BILYEU

(B.1991) INDIANA

LIVES & WORKS IN CHICAGO

EMMA BILYEU IS AN ARTIST LIVING AND WORKING IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. ORIGINALLY FROM INDIANA, SHE TRANSFERRED TO SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, ATLANTA, IN THE FALL OF 2013 TO FINISH HER FINAL TWO YEARS OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES. EMMA GRADUATED MAY 2015 WITH A BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS IN PRINTMAKING AND A MINOR IN BOOK ARTS.

WHILE A STUDENT AT SCAD, EMMA HAD THE PLEASURE OF PRINTING LIMITED EDITION ETCHINGS FOR PROMINENT ARTISTS. SHE ENJOYED HER TIME AS A STUDIO INTERN AT WOMEN'S STUDIO WORKSHOP. EMMA IS NOW IN CHICAGO DRINKING COFFEE AND MAKING PRINTS OF HER OWN AND AS AN ASSISTANT TO TERESSA JAMES OF WHITE WINGS PRESS.

RESUME

EDUCATION

2015     BFA, PRINTMAKING & BOOK ARTS, SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, ATLANTA, GA

2013     INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, TERRE HAUTE, IN

2011     WITTENBERG UNIVERSITY, SPRINGFIELD, OH

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2017-18  BINDERY ASSISTANT, ROHNER LETTERPRESS, CHICAGO, IL

2017     RETAIL LEAD, STEEL PETAL PRESS, CHICAGO, IL

2016-17  PRINT ASSISTANT TO TERESSA JAMES OF WHITE WINGS PRESS, CHICAGO, IL

         TYPESETTER, PAPER SOURCE, CUSTOM PRINT DEPARTMENT, CHICAGO, IL

2015     STUDIO INTERN, WOMEN'S STUDIO WORKSHOP, ROSENDALE, NY

         ARTIST ASSISTANT TO LORRIE FREDETTE, SAUGERTIES, NY

2014-15  SPECIAL COLLECTIONS INTERN, ACA LIBRARY, SCAD, ATLANTA, GA

         PRINTSHOP MONITOR, SCAD, ATLANTA, GA

         ASSISTANT PRINTER FOR VISITING ARTISTS, SCAD, ATLANTA, GA

2011-12  TABCO BUSINESS FORMS, BINDERY ASSISTANT, TERRE HAUTE, IN

ASSISTANT TO ARTIST PRINT EDITIONS

2016     TERESSA JAMES, BONUS MALUM, WHITE WINGS PRESS, CHICAGO, IL

2016     FRED STONEHOUSE, ONE WAY IN, WHITE WINGS PRESS, CHICAGO, IL

2016     FRED STONEHOUSE, ONLY WAY OUT, WHITE WINGS PRESS, CHICAGO, IL

2015     FAHAMU PECOU, BAG OF TRICKS, SCAD, ATLANTA, GA

2014     INGRID CALAME, CISTERN 2, SCAD, ATLANTA, GA

2014     INGRID CLALME, CISTERN 1, SCAD, ATLANTA, GA

2014     MICHI MEKO, THE DEALINGS, SCAD, ATLANTA, GA

ASSISTANT TO ARTIST BOOK EDITIONS

2017     ELIZABETH JEAN YOUNCE, ELEMENTS FOR INSTALLATION, MADISON, WI

2015     WEI JANE CHIR, BUDDHA’S TEARS, WOMEN'S STUDIO WORKSHOP, ROSENDALE, NY

2015     ARZU MISTRY, UNFOLDING PRACTICE, WOMEN'S STUDIO WORKSHOP, ROSENDALE, NY

2015     KAKE ART, THE GOLDEN RULE, WOMEN'S STUDIO WORKSHOP, ROSENDALE, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017     …HAS LEFT THE BUILDING, SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, ATLANTA, GA

2015     OPEN STUDIO NIGHT, SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN,, ATLANTA, GA

         I FORGOT I WAS WORRIED ABOUT YOU, WOMEN'S STUDIO WORKSHOP, ROSENDALE, NY

         MERAKI, CHERRYLION GALLERY, ATLANTA, GA

         UNADDRESSED, FRIDGE GALLERY, ATLANTA, GA

         SLICK PRINTS, HOUSE SHOW, ATLANTA, GA

2014     OOEN STUDIO NIGHT, SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, ATLANTA, GA

         VERNISSAGE, SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, LACOSTE, FRANCE

2013     OPEN STUDIO NIGHT, SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, ATLANTA, GA

RELATED SKILLS

ADOBE: PHOTOSHOP, INDESIGN, ILLUSTRATOR

PRINTMAKING: INTAGLIO, LETTERPRESS, RELIEF, MONOPRINT, PHOTOGRAVURE, LITHOGRAPHY,

SERIGRAPHY, POLYMER AND SOLAR PLATE

BOOKBINDING: COPTIC, CASE BOUND, JAPANESE STAB, ACCORDION, BOX BUILDING

PAPERMAKING: PROCESSING FIBER, OPERATING BEATER, SHEET FORMING, SCULPTURAL PROCESSES

GALLERY: INSTALL/DEINSTALL, FRAME BUILDING, MAT CUTTING

TTEACHING: PAPERMAKING, BOOKBINDING

AWARDS

2015     ACA LIBRARY ARTIST BOOK SYMPOSIUM, 1ST PLACE, PURCHASE AWARD FOR LOG BOOK

 

COLLECTIONS

ACA LIBRARY ARTIST BOOK COLLECTION, SCAD, ATLANTA, GA

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2015     CUT AND PASTE, ACA LIBRARY ARTIS BOOK COLLECTION, ATLANTA, GA

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2017-18  NIGHT LIGHT STUDIOS

         VOX POPULI PRINT COLLECTIVE

         CHICAGO PRINTMAKERS GUILD

2016-17  SOUTHERN GRAPHIC COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL

         CHICAGO PRINTMAERS GUILD

 

INTERVIEWS

2016     “ONE QUESTION WITH EMMA BILYEU,” THOUGHT MIXING BOWL, MATT HANNA,

              www.thoughtmixingbowl.com/

2015     “FORMING IDEAS FOR ARTIST BOOKS,” SCAD CONNECTOR, SAMELIA BANKOLE,

              www.scadconnector.com/2015/03/02/forming-ideas-for-artist-books/