History

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
"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:
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."