Emilie Crewe
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
emiliecrewe@gmail.com

Education
2011   Master of Fine Arts - Studio Art | The School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Department of Film, Video and New Media
2009   Bachelor of Fine Arts - Interdisciplinary Fine Art | The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Screenings
2018   SELF HELP. UMW Media Wall (two-person w/ Aaron Higgins); University of Mary Washington. Fredericksburg, VA, USA
2017   This Room/Patterns. 'Art on the Screens'; Celebration Square. Mississauga, ON, Canada
2017   Tributaries. The Fraser River Discovery Centre. New Westminster, BC, Canada
2016   (A Sense of Place). Terry Fox Plaza Video Screen at BC Place. Vancouver, BC, Canada
2016   (A Sense of Place). TELUS Gardens Video Screen. Vancouver, BC, Canada
2016   (A Sense of Place). VancouverLive! Dual Video Screens at Robson & Granville (Downtown Vancouver). Vancouver, BC, Canada
2016   (A Sense of Place). CBC Plaza Video Screen. Vancouver, BC, Canada
2016   (A Sense of Place). Pacific Cinematheque. Vancouver, BC, Canada
2016   (A Sense of Place). Vancity Theatre. Vancouver, BC, Canada
2014   Graft: Intervals and Burrowed Stories. AC Institute, New York, NY, USA
2014   Making Circles: The Chilkat Dancing Blanket. CBC Plaza Video Screen, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2014   Making Circles: The Chilkat Dancing Blanket. Vancity Theatre, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2014   Making Circles: The Chilkat Dancing Blanket. VancouverLive! Dual Video Screens at Robson & Granville, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2014   Cabinet [The Light Breaks]. Curated by Wang Xin for “The Gallery Project”. C-Space, Beijing, China
2011   Graft: Intervals and Burrowed Stories (MFA Thesis Exhibition). Sullivan Galleries. Chicago, IL, USA
2010   Island Wringer (two-room Installation). Governor’s Island Art Fair. New York, NY, USA
2010   Selected Doodles and Sketches and Excerpts and Stuff. CANtv, Chicago Public Access TV, IL, USA
2009   One Burnt-Out Shed. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax. NS, Canada
2008   Windsor and Quinpool. Anna Leonowens Gallery. Halifax, NS, Canada
           + This exhibition was part of the citywide festival Nocturne: Art at Night and Photopolis.
2008   Waste Management. Anna Leonowens Gallery. Halifax, NS, Canada

Public Art + Municipal Commissions
2019   Secondhand. grunt gallery Urban Screen (MPCAS); The RIZE Building. Vancouver, BC, Canada
2017   Tributaries. Commission from The City of New Westminster, BC, Canada
          * In partnership with the Arts Council of New Westminster, The Fraser River Discovery Centre & The New Westminster Museum
2017   This Room/Patterns. 'Art on the Screens'; Celebration Square. Mississauga, ON, Canada
2016   Coastal City Platforms. Public Art Vancouver. Vancouver, BC, Canada
          * Commissioned as part of the series, Coastal City, for the 25th Anniversary of the City of Vancouver Public Art Program
2014   Reconciliation Platforms 2013/14. Public Art Vancouver; Commission from the City of Vancouver, BC, Canada
          (Awarded the Americans for the Arts Public Network Award as part of a series of exemplary works of public art in North America)

Selected Group Exhibitions, Festivals and Screenings
2020   Place (forthcoming). grunt gallery Urban Screen (MPCAS) (curated by Glenn Atleen). Vancouver, BC, Canada
2019   Streams & Channels. Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art + Peekskill Film Festival. Peekskill, NY, USA
2019   Post Patriarchy. VIVO Media Arts Centre (curated by Casey Wei). Vancouver, BC, Canada
2019   Streetlight. Roman Susan Art Foundation. Chicago, IL, USA
2019   Streetlight. Wedge Projects. Chicago, IL, USA
2019   In Memory Of. City of Asylum (In conjunction w/ the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra). Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2019   Streams & Channels. Center for Digital Arts. Peekskill, NY, USA
2018   Be/Longing. The New Westminster Museum. New Westminster, BC, Canada
2018   Fences. Two Rivers Gallery. Prince George, BC, Canada
2018   This Room/Patterns (looped video installation). aDifferent Festival; aCinema. Milwaukee, WI, USA
2017   This Room/Patterns. 'Streetlight Projection Series'. Roman Susan Art Foundation. Chicago, IL, USA
2017   RIVEN. Simultan Festival XII - Possible Futures. Timisoara, Romania
2017   Rubin's Face. The Cube Art Project (Public Art Screen). Lincoln, NE, USA
2017   The Stony Light Break. The Cube Art Project (Public Art Screen). Lincoln, NE, USA
2015   The Stony Light Break. Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany
2014   Accompanied by Image. High Concept Laboratories (curated by Erin Nixon). Chicago, IL, USA
2014   Sedimenting. Hidden Door Festival (Program curated by Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival), Edinburgh, UK
2014   The Stony Light Break. 'Your Neighbour’s Window'; Iris Film Collective. Vancouver, BC, Canada
2014   The Drift. 222lodge. Dordrecht, Netherlands
2013   Story. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC, Canada
2013   Film, Performance, Space. Summerhall Arts Venue, Edinburgh, UK
2013   Abstract Currents: An Interactive Video Event. PopRally, MoMA. New York, NY, USA
2013   The Stony Light Break. Magic Lantern Film Festival. Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT, USA
2012   Snow. Squeaky Wheel/Buffalo Media Resources. Buffalo, NY, USA
2012   Traversing the Wild. Alchemy Film and Moving Images Festival. Hawick, Scottish Borders, UK
2012   Videoooooh. The Slade Research Centre, University College London. London, UK
2012   Bilderflut. Blumenfest Weißensee Street Festival. Berlin, Germany
2012   Windsor & Quinpool. 'Toybox'. TROVE Gallery. Birmingham, UK
2012   Excerpts from a Video Sketchbook. The Sketchbook Show. New House Gallery. Ross, CA, USA
2012   The Stony Light Break. VideoBites [07], Abteilung Für Alles Andere. Berlin, Germany
2012   The Stony Light Break. The Butter Elbow Animation Festival, Southside Hub of Production. Chicago, IL, USA
2011   Sedimenting. OK.Video FLESH. National Gallery of Indonesia. Jakarta, Indonesia
2011   Sedimenting. Chicago Underground Film Festival "Salonathon". Beauty Bar. Chicago, IL, USA
2011   Sedimenting. Nightingale Theater. Chicago, IL, USA
2011   Sedimenting. Espacio Enter by ARTECHMEDIA. Tenerife Espacio de las Artes. Canary Islands, Spain
2011   Gruntwork. (sub)Urban Projections: Digital Art and Media Festival. Eugene, OR, USA
2011   Pursuant Pharaohs. Collar Works Gallery. Troy, NY, USA
2011   Rubin's Face. Serial Box Projects. Columbia, MO, USA
2011   Live Video Collage. Catapult. Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2011   Post-Smithson. Noble and Superior Projects. Chicago, IL, USA
2011   Displacement. 33 Collective Gallery at Zhou B. Art Center. Chicago, IL, USA
2011   Pith & Nails. Big Muddy Film Festival. Carbondale, IL, USA
2011   The Labor Party (one-night screening in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Biennial). Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2010   Accidental Upskirt (one-night screening). Gallery 189, The Art Institute of Chicago Modern Wing. Chicago, IL, USA
2010   Channel Channel Channel Channel Channel Channel Channel Channel. Sullivan Galleries. Chicago, IL, USA
2010   Ron Artist: MVP (Malleability vs. Preservation). Noble and Superior Projects. Chicago, IL, USA
2010   This is Not a Picnic (2-person exhibition with Jesse Walker). Full Tilt Creative Centre. McIvers, Newfoundland, Canada
2009   Veni Vidi O. Khyber Institute of Contemporary Art. Halifax, NS, Canada
2009   Video/Performance. Exhibition curated by Craig Leonard. Port Loggia Gallery. Halifax, NS, Canada
2009   Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival: Best of NS Screening. Park Lane Theatre. Halifax, NS, Canada
2008   Remake. Anna Leonowens Gallery. Halifax, NS, Canada
2007   What Would the Community Think? Anna Leonowens Gallery. Halifax, NS, Canada

Artist Talks
September 2017: Tributaries; Artist Talk (Arts Council of New Westminster). Fraser River Discovery Centre, New Westminster, BC
May 2014: Reconciliation Platforms Panel Discussion (Public Art Vancouver). Vancouver Public Library
September 2013: Story; Artist Talk. Fazakas Gallery, Vancouver, BC
May 2011: Calling Out of Context; Panel Discussion. Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
April 2011: Intervals and Burrowed Stories; MFA Thesis/Artist Talk. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
February 2009: One Burnt-Out Shed; Artist Talk. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
July 2008: Remake; Artist Talk. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
December 2007: What Would the Community Think?; Panel Discussion. Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
April 2007: Art Smarts, CKDU 88.1 (Community Radio), Halifax, NS.

Juries & Panels
2018 - present: Board of Directors; VIVO Media Arts Centre. Vancouver, BC, Canada
                       * Treasurer of the Board and Chair of the Finance Committee
2016 - present: Public Art Panellist, City of Richmond. Richmond, BC, Canada
2016: Juror, BC Arts Council; Early Career Development Program. Victoria, BC, Canada
2008/09: Archive Committee & Equipment Committee; Centre for Art Tapes. Halifax, NS, Canada

Collections *video only
VIVO Media Arts Centre + Video Out Distribution, Vancouver, BC, Canada. The Art of Fugue, 2019
The New Westminster Museum & Archives + The City of New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. Tributaries, 2017
The City of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Public Art Vancouver. (A Sense of Place), 2016
The City of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Public Art Vancouver. Making Circles, 2014
Private Collection, New York, NY, USA. Graft: Intervals and Burrowed Stories, 2011
Private Collection, New York, NY, USA. Pith and Nails, 2010
Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative, Halifax, NS, Canada. Oh Happy Day, 2009

Grants & Awards
2019/20: Concept to Realization Grant | Canada Council for the Arts
2018/19: Concept to Realization Grant | Canada Council for the Arts
2015: The Americans for the Arts Public Art Network Award for Reconciliation Platforms
2009 – 2011: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Grant
2008: The Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University Alumni Association Scholarship

Artist in Residence + Project Research
June 2017: New Westminster Museum & Archives. New Westminster, BC, Canada
February 2014: U’mista Cultural Centre. Alert Bay, BC, Canada
June 2010: Full Tilt Creative Centre. McIvers, Newfoundland

Reviews, Press and Catalogues
2019   Femme Art Review; The Art of Fugue: In Conversation with Emilie Crewe, Questions by Adi Berardini
2019   Pittsburgh Current; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Featured Film: The Art of Fugue
2018   FY-CA (Fucking Young Canadian Artists); Interview: Emilie Crewe
2018   The Other Press; Artist Spotlight: Emilie Crewe by Jillian McMullen
2018   The Prince George Citizen: Two Rivers Hosting Fences Show by Frank Peebles
2018   Scene Magazine (print); Fences: An Exhibition Hosted by Two Rivers Gallery by Frank Peebles
2018   The New Westminster Record; Spotlight On: New Westminster Museum and Archives by Theresa McManus
2017   The New Westminster Record; Views of Home by Julie MacLelland
2016   Coastal City: The Public Art Program Premiers the Final Four Artworks in the Series this Week
2015   Vancouver Public Art Year of Reconciliation "Americans for the Arts Public Network Award"
2015   BC Alliance for Arts + Culture: Vancouver's Year of Reconciliation Public Art Series Receives International Recognition
2014   LandEscape Art Review; January 2014: Emilie Crewe
2014   "Vancouver Year of Reconciliation" printmedia by Public Art Vancouver
2014   Our City. Our Art. A blog by Public Art Vancouver
2014   The Straight (Vancouver City Paper): “Year of Reconciliation...” by Jericho Knopp
2013   SFMoMA Blog: Emilie Crewe; "Sewn Rind"
2013   Vermont’s Independent Voice: Magical Moving Images at Stowe’s Helen Day Art Center
2011   Artslant: Post-Smithson Indeed, by Joel Kuennen
2011   Time Out Chicago (print): Post-Smithson at Noble and Superior Projects, by Laura Pearson
2011   Chicago Now: Art Talk Chicago, Monday Morning Quarterback, by Stephanie Burke and Jeriah Hildwine
2011   Bad at Sports: Top Five Weekend Picks, by Stephanie Burke
2011   Chicago Art Review: POST-SMITHSON @ Noble & Superior Projects, by Steve Ruiz
2011   OK. Video FLESH Catalogue (print). National Gallery of Indonesia. Jakarta, Indonesia
2010   Time Out Chicago: Fantasy Sports (print), by Emily Torem. Photograph by Erica Gannett.
2009   Free Coffee Magazine (print), Halifax, NS



emiliecrewe@gmail.com

I gratefully acknowledge that I live and work on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples - sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) nations.