CV

b. 1977, Santa Monica, CA

Lives and Works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION:

University of California, Los Angeles, MFA, Studio Art, 2014

California State University, Northridge, MA, Studio Art, 2011

University of California, San Diego, BA, Studio Art with Minor in Art History, 2001

COLLECTIONS:

 

Escalette Permanent Collection, Chapman University, Acquisition 2019

 

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES:

 

VMA Artist in Residence, Long Beach City College, August – December, 2019

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2018:   Emily Sudd: Sitting in the Dark, James Harris Gallery, October 20 – November 30, 2018

2015:   Emily Sudd: Cabinet Pieces, LAM Gallery, November 14, 2015 – January 9, 2016

            Emily Sudd: Decorative Objects, The Weingart Galleries, Occidental College, February 23 – April 11, 2015
 

SELECTED THREE-PERSON EXHIBITION:

 

2020:    Seeds-Soil: Ashley Hagen, Emily Sudd, Elizabeth Tinglof, Seaver Gallery at The Marlborough School,

             January 11 –February 7, 2020

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 

 

2020:    Sample Platter - Contemporary Ceramic, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, February 3 - March 15, 2020

             

             What She Said organized by the Association of Hysteric Curators, Ace/121 Gallery, March 13, 2020

2019:    2B or 2H, that is the question, Pasadena City College, September 19 — October 18, 2019

             Valley Girl Redefined, Brand Library & Art Center, January 26 - March 22, 2019

2018:    I Think Therefore I Art, Boone Family Art Gallery, Pasadena City College, September 20—October 19, 2018

             To Have Or To Be, Ochi Projects Los Angeles, July 28 - September 8, 2018

             Juried Exhibition 2018, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, July 22 - September 16, 2018

             

             Melting Point: Movements in Contemporary Clay, Craft and Folk Art Museum, January 28 – May 6, 2018

2017:    Terrain Biennial, November 12 - 19, 2017

             Sharpener, Boone Family Art Gallery, Pasadena City College, September 22—October 20, 2017

             Hold, FAR BAZAAR at Cerritos College, January 28 – 29, 2017

2016:    Without Design or Sketch: The Story of The Room, LAUNCH LA, September 10 – October 1, 2016  

            LACE Benefit Art Auction, May 18, 2016    

            Go Big or Go Home, Brand Library & Art Center, February 20 - March 25, 2016

2015:   Highland Park Museum of Ceramic Art, Monte Vista Projects, November 15 - December 6, 2015

            And There Is an End 2, James Harris Gallery, October 15 - November 21, 2015

            35th Annual Exhibition and Art Auction, ICA San Jose, September 26 - October 24, 2015

            Record. Collect. Compose. Charlie James Gallery, September 5 - October 17, 2015

            summertime shift, Summercamp's ProjectProject, June 14 - 28, 2015

            LadyGirlyFemale, Hammock Gallery, Los Angeles, March 28 - April 11, 2015

            And There Is An End, Roberts & Tilton, March 14 – April 18, 2015

            Pedagogic Clay 2, Frank M. Doyle Art Pavilion, Orange Coast College, January 28 – February 26, 2015

           

            Control + Release, The Earl and Virginia Green Art Gallery, Biola University, January 26 – February 14, 2015

 

            Savage Sentimentality, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, January 12 – March 14, 2015

 

 

2014:   Sculpting in Time, Glendale Community College Art Gallery, September 16 - October 10, 2014

            Transmogrification of the Ordinary, Angles Gallery, September 13 – November 8th, 2014

            Savage Sentimentality, Cerritos College Art Gallery, August 25 – October 10, 2014

 

            Sargents Daughters, Sargent’s Daughters, June 25 – July 26, 2014

 

            Duckrabbit, Anat Ebgi Gallery, June 13 – July 26, 2014

 

            Happening 2014: LACE Benefit Art Auction, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, May 18 - 27, 2014

 

            MFA Exhibition #2, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, April 3 - 11, 2014

            Shelf Perception, Annenberg Community Beach House, Santa Monica, Feb 27 - April 27, 2014

            Ceramic Top 40, 2013, Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO, November 1, 2013 - January 25, 2014

2013:    UCLA MFA Preview Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, October 30 - November 14, 2013

2011:    2011 Thesis Exhibition, Master of Fine Arts/Master of Arts, CSUN Main Gallery, May 21 - June 11, 2011

          

CURATORIAL PROJECTS:

2017:    Hold, FAR BAZAAR at Cerritos College, Curated with "Rough Play" Curatorial Collective, January 28 – 29, 2017

2016:    Without Design or Sketch: The Story of The Room, Curated with "Rough Play", LAUNCH LA, September 10 - October 1, 2016

            Go Big or Go Home, Curated with "Rough Play", Brand Library & Art Center, February 20 - March 25, 2016

SELECTED PRESS:

"Conversations with the Inspiring Emily Sudd", Voyage LA Magazine, May 28, 2019, VoyageLA.com

“Redefining the, Like, Idea of the Valley Girl”, by Sheila Marikar, The New Yorker, February 4, 2019

“What’s a ‘Valley Girl’?, Local Area Artists Want to Break the Mold and Reclaim It”, by Ariella Plachta, Los Angeles Daily News,  December 9, 2018

"From the Ragged to the Glazed, the Distilled to the Distressed: A Survey of Ceramics in LA", by George Melrod, artcritical.com, May 2, 2018

"Ceramic art, once written off as mere craft, wins a brighter spotlight in the L.A. scene", by Leah Ollman, Los Angeles Times, April 25, 2018 

"Melting Point" at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, by Molly Enholm, ArtScene/Visual Art Source, April 2, 2018

"Los Angeles Artist Collectives You Should Check Out", by Diane Williams, Art and Cake, September 3, 2017 

"An Abandoned Midcentury Building at Cerritos College Is Becoming a Guerrilla Art Gallery Before It's Demolished" by Catherine Womack, LA Weekly, January 26, 2017

"A Breath of Fresh Air in the Season of Art Fairs: The FAR Bazaar" by Evan Senn, Art and Cake, January 16, 2017 

“Channeling Whistler’s Peacock Room at LAUNCH LA" by Genie Davis, Art and Cake, September 27, 2016

"6 LA Artists You Should Know" by Belinda Gosbee, Citizine, May 11, 2016

"'And There Is an End' -- but no end to its goofy appeal" by David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, March 21, 2015

"Weingart Exhibit Melds Thrifted Objects, Ceramics", Occidental Weekly, 2015

"Conversation: Emily Sudd", Artblitz Los Angeles, artblitzla.com, 2014

 

 

PANELS/LECTURES:

Panelist, “Savage Sentimentality Panel Discussion”, Chaffey College, February 10, 2015

MFA Presenter for "Pedagogical Clay 2" Lecture Series, Orange Coast College, January 30, 2015

Panelist, "Perception: An Artist Panel", Annenberg Community Beach House, April 22, 2014

Panelist, Artworld Perspectives Panel [Screening of “Herb and Dorothy”], Pierce College, April 15, 2013

NCECA Graduate Student Lecture, March 31, 2010

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Savage Sentimentality Exhibition Catalogue, Published by Cerritos College Art Gallery, 2014

Ceramic Top 40 Exhibition Catalogue, Published by Ferrin Contemporary, 2014

 

This is Not to Be Looked at: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary

Art, Los Angeles, permanent collection catalogue—contributed artist entries on Joel Shapiro and

George Segal

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

Instructor, Ceramics, Pasadena City College, Fall 2017 - Present

Instructor, Introduction to Ceramics, Cerritos College, Fall 2016 - Spring 2017

Instructor, Ceramics, Cypress College, Spring 2016

Instructor, Introduction to Ceramics, Orange Coast College, Fall 2015 - Spring, 2016

Instructor, Introduction to Ceramics, California State University, Northridge, Fall 2015

LACMA Teaching Artist, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Winter 2014 - Present

SELECTED AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

Department of Art Graduate Award, University of California, Los Angeles, 2013

 

Resnick Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles, 2013

 

Laurette Green Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles, 2013

 

Department of Art Graduate Award, University of California, Los Angeles, 2012

 

Resnick Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles, 2012

 

Laurette Green Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles, 2012

 

Department of Art Graduate Award, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011

Laura Andreson Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011

Thesis Support Award, California State University, Northridge, 2010

Excellence in Ceramics Scholarship, Pasadena City College, 2008

 

Jean Ward Foundation Scholarship in Ceramics, Pasadena City College, 2007