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Emily Burns

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Warrenton, VA

Birth year

Lives in
State College, PA and New York, NY

Works in
State College, PA and New York, NY


Penn State University, 2008, BFA

figurative, realism


Emily Burns

Born: 1986 Warrenton, VA
Lives and works in State College, PA and New York, NY


2008 BFA, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

Upcoming Solo Show:

Nov. 27, 2012  Kipp Gallery at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2008 I Like Food, Patterson Gallery, University Park, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2012 Anthropo (morph) ION Gallery, State College, PA
2012 Deer Girls, Galleria Lemont, State College, PA
2011 Young Artist's Show, Green Drake Gallery, Millheim, PA
2011 ArtHAUS Gallery, State College, PA
2011 ION Gallery, State College, PA
2010 The New American Grotesque, Vincent Michael Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Smash It & Grab It, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
2008 Kalliope Exhibition, University Park, PA
2008 CA&A Annual Exhibition, University Park, PA
2008 Zoller Gallery, University Park, PA
2007 Zoller Gallery, University Park, PA
2004 CCA Exhibition, Chambersburg, PA
2004 Scholastic Awards Exhibition, Harrisburg, PA
2004 Scholastic Awards Exhibition, New York, NY


2013 Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2012 Grand Central Academy, New York, NY
2009 Residency, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2009 National Society of Arts and Letters Scholarship
2008 Margaret Giffin Schoenfelder Memorial Scholarship
2008 First Place Award BFA Exhibition curated by Peter Dudek
2008 Kara D. Berggren Scholarship
2006 Graham-Rath Scholarship
2004 Silver Medal, Scholastic Art & Writing Award
2004 Gold Key in Painting, Scholastic Art & Writing Award

Professional Experience

2012 Production Designer, Feature film “Salvation,” on location in Hutchinson, KS
2010 Assistant to Jeff Koons, Chelsea, New York

Selected Press and Publications

2012   “5th 2012 Showcase”
       ARTslant Aug. 30
Kendrick, Joseph, “Emily Burns”
       The Electric Beef Sept. 12
Tutor, Zach, “Emily Burns”
       Supersonic Electronic Aug. 8
Amir, “Emily Burns’ Pin-Up Ladies and Taxidermy”
       Beautiful Decay Aug.6
2011   Chang, Phil, “Emily Burns”
       Day Trip New York Magazine Sept. 1
2010   Huynh, Yen, “Q & A with Emily Burns
       Mecho Aug. 10
Gutsche, Jeremy, “Sensuous Photorealistic Paintings”
       Trendhunter Apr. 25
Schonberger,  Nick, “Emily Burns”
        Curated Dec. 24
2008   Kalliope Arts Journal


David Sedaris, Private Collection
Annalynne McCord, Private Collection

Recent Exhibits

Emily Burns participated in these exhibits:

Jan, 2015 Alterity
The Lodge Gallery
May, 2014 On Beauty: International Group Exhibition
Modern Eden Gallery
Apr, 2014 Less is More
111 Minna Gallery
Jul, 2013 Mona: International Group Exhibition
Modern Eden Gallery
May, 2013 The Language of Flowers: Group Exhibition
Modern Eden Gallery
Apr, 2013 Student Invitational 2013
Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art
Click here to see all exhibits for Emily Burns
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