History

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
"Small Worlds" Curly Tale Fine Art; Chicago. 2016
"Figments & Apparitions" 3 Mass Gallery; Indianapolis. 2015
"Fleeting Youth" Harrison Gallery; Indianapolis. 2015
"A Stroll Around the Block" City Gallery; Indianapolis. 2013
"Carousel" Harrison Gallery; Indianapolis. 2011
"Symphonies & Dirges" Harrison Gallery; Indianapolis. 2008
"Tales from a Dark, Dark Night" Stutz Art Gallery; Indianapolis. 2006
"Menagerie" Stutz Art Gallery; Indianapolis. 2005

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
"Tales & Secrets" Jewish Community Center Indianapolis. 2017
"Wonderfully Weird Wonders" Curly Tale Fine Art Gallery; Chicago. 2016
"The Modern Alchemists" Rapp Family Gallery, Indiana Landmarks; Indianapolis. 2016
"The Young Collectors Show" Gallery 924; Indianapolis. 2016
"Surreal Salon 8" Baton Rouge Gallery; Baton Rouge. 2016
"Toy Wars" Primary Gallery; Indianapolis. 2015
"IDADA Membership Exhibition" Indianapolis. 2015
"Drawing Conclusions" Ashland Gallery; Indianapolis. 2015
"Be My Valentine" Rivet Gallery; Columbus, OH. 2015
"Cherry Blast" Blind Whino; Washington, D.C. 2014
"Heart Strings" Sub-Urban Vinyl; Waldwick, NJ. 2014
"Banned Books" Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library; Indianapolis. 2013
"Conjure" Stutz Art Gallery; Indianapolis. 2013
"Get the Lead Out IV" Swoon Gallery; Los Angeles. 2012
"Chimaera" Primary Gallery; Indianapolis. 2012
"ISM: 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition" Grand Central Art Center;
    Santa Ana, CA. 2012
"Get the Lead Out III" Swoon Gallery; Seattle. 2011
"Circle of Champions" Primary Gallery; Indianapolis. 2011
"The Lunchbox Show" Alcove Gallery; Atlanta. 2010
"G40: The Summit" Arlington, VA. 2010
"Crooked Comfort" C.A.V.E. Gallery; Venice, CA. 2010
"The Hinterland in my Room" C.A.V.E. Gallery; Venice, CA. 2009
"Emma Overman & Jeannie Lynn Paske" Rivet Gallery; Columbus. 2009
"Winsome Playground" Halogen Gallery; Seattle. 2009
"Oceanic" Suite 100 Gallery; Seattle. 2008
"Daniel Elson & Emma Overman" Rivet Gallery; Columbus. 2008
"Altpick Awards Gallery Show" Bellevarado Studios; Los Angeles. 2008
"Paper Pushers" Gallery 1988; San Francisco. 2007
Retrospective Exhibition, Clowes Memorial Hall; Indianapolis. 2007
"Valley of the Hairdos" Goodform Salon; Los Angeles. 2007
"Altpick Awards Gallery Show" New York, NY. 2006
"Everything but the Kitschen Sync" La Luz de Jesus; Los Angeles. 2005

EDUCATION:
Post Baccalaureate Program, Maryland Institute College of Art. 1998
Advanced Painting Institute, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 1997
B.A, Art, Hanover College. 1997

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:
Irvington Halloween Festival Poster Design. 2018
Award of Excellence, Webster Arts Fair. 2018
Best in Painting, Wells Street Art Festival. 2017
2nd Place, IDADA Annual Juried Exhibition. 2015
Creative Renewal Fellowship, Lily Endowment - Arts Council of Indianapolis. 2009
Popular Prize, Altpick Awards, Illustration Series. 2007
Indianapolis Fringe Festival poster design. 2006 - 2008
Grand Prize Winner, Art vs. Art. 2006
Popular Prize, Altpick Awards, Illustration Single. 2006

PUBLICATIONS:
"Newbrow: 50 Contemporary Artists" author Shane Pomajambo, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. 2012
"Edgycute: From Neo-Pop to Low Brow and Back Again" author Harry Saylor , Mark Batty Publisher. 2009

An appreciator of contrasts, I paint from internal landscapes that to me are both warm and fantastical. I tend to see beauty in sadness and fear. A four year old child once described it best: "That (grey, leafless) woods isn't scary because the pig and the butterfly are together."