EMILY BENZ

San Francisco, CA

emdbenz@gmail.com

BIOGRAPHY

b. 1985 Portland, Oregon USA

EDUCATION

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (2016-2018)

MFA Studio Art

Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR (2003 – 2007)

BFA Studio Art Major with Painting and Printmaking emphasis, French Minor.

Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France,  (2005 – 2006)

Study abroad program within the Oregon University System and the Oregon Abroad Student Exchange Program. CIEF (Le Conseil International d'Études Francophones) Language Institute certificate.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Anhedonia, Younhee Paik School of Art and Music, Oakland, California 2018

Nadir, Columbia Boulevard Studios, Portland, Oregon 2015

Emily Benz, Davis and Cline Gallery, Ashland, Oregon 2007

Imbricate, Retzlaff Gallery, Ashland, Oregon 2007

Garrigue, Hot Club du Lyon, Lyon, France, 2005

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Endless Nocturnal Odyssey, Columbia Boulevard Studios, Portland, Oregon 2017

A Razor’s Edge, Columbia Boulevard Studios, Portland, Oregon 2014

Art in Bloom, Rogue Gallery, Medford, Oregon 2010

The Changing Same, Tipsy Studios, Medford, Oregon 2008

Quality Control, The Where?House, Ashland, Oregon 2008

Internationale, Universite lumiere Lyon 2,  Lyon, France 2005

Rapport, Salon Maison de Mssr. Bonetto, Lyon, France 2005

Swank, Thorndike Gallery, Ashland, Oregon 2004

AWARDS

Younhee Paik Studio Award 2018

San Francisco Art Institute Grant 2016

Davis and Cline Gallery BFA Show Grant 2007

S.O.F.A.S - Students of Fine Arts Society - Emerging

Involvement from: 2004-2007