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Artist Printmaker
Emmett Merrill

 

Contact

Grafik House USA, 1929 Washington Ave. St. Louis, MO, 63103

Email: emmettmerr@gmail.com

https://www.emmettmerrill.com

Education

-University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, — MFA in Printmaking, 2020

 

-Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO — BFA in Printmaking, 2015

 

Professional Experience

-Head of Lithography, Grafik House USA, St. Louis, MO — 2020-Present

-Press Assistant, Tom Huck’s Evil Prints, St. Louis, MO — 2015 - 2017

Academic Appointments

Webster University, St. Louis, MO

-Adjunct Faculty, Stone Lithography Intensive  — 2023 - Present

-Adjunct Faculty, Introduction to Drawing — 2022 - Present

 

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

-Letterpress Technician — 2017 - 2020

-Graduate Teaching Associate, Introduction to Studio Art, 2018 - 2020

-Graduate Teaching Assistant,  Introduction to Lithography — 2018 - 2020

-Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Intaglio, 2017 - 2018

 

Notable Exhibitions

 

2023

-“Delta National Small Print Exhibition” Bradbury Art Museum — Jonesboro, AR

-“5x5 Exhibition” Print Santa Fe, Form & Concept Gallery — Santa Fe, NM

-“Highways and Haunts” Solo Exhibition, Galactic Panther — Alexandria, VA

-"43rd National Print Exhibition" Artlink Contemporary Gallery -- Fort Wayne, IN

-"Pandora" Solo Exhibition, Bonsack Gallery, -- St. Louis, MO

 

2022

-“Southern Printmaking Biennale” University of North Georgia — Augusta, GA

-“Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair 2022” Building 17 — London UK

-“38th International Print and Drawing Exhibition” Bradley University — Peoria, IL

-“Layers of Ink” St. Louis Artist Guild — St. Louis, MO

-“Delta National Small Print Exhibition” Bradbury Art Museum — Jonesboro, AR

-“Dead Deer” Solo Exhibition, Wonderfair Gallery — Lawrence, KS

-“Empty Road // Great Tornado” Solo Exhibition, Buckham Gallery — Flint, MI

-“Extreme Pressure” Webber Gallery — Ocala, FL

-“MAPC Juried Members Exhibition” Center for Visual Arts — Kent, OH

-“Looks Good on Paper” Pyramid Atlantic Art Center — Hyattsville, MD

-“Beyond the Norm” University Galleries of Illinois State University —Normal, IL

-“Elemental” Iredell Arts Council — Statesville, NC

 

2021

- “2021 Printwork Exhibition” Artist Image Resource Inc. — Pittsburgh PA

- “Tornado” Solo Exhibition, The Sheldon Arts Center, Kranzberg Gallery — St. Louis, MO

- “Everyday Ghosts”, Two Person Exhibition, Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, MO

- “PrintEXPO 2021” Print Austin — Austin, TX

- “Remembering This Body / This Time” Online Exhibition — Mid-America Print Council

 

2020

- “Branches From the Same Tree: Russian and American Printmaking Exhibition” Guanlan Printmaking Museum — Shenzhen, China

- “January Exhibit” Sager Braudis Gallery — Columbia, MO

- “Tunnel of Love” City Museum — St. Louis, MO

- “River of Styxx // Motel Six” Solo Exhibition, Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN

 

2019

- “Orange 7” Foley Gallery — New York, NY

- “Evil Print’s Artist Fair” Michael C. Carlos Museum — Atlanta, GA

- “9 x 9” Gallery 10/10 — Knoxville, TN

- “Line Dot Edition 3rd Annual Juried Show” Line Dot Editions — Chicago, IL

- “Trumped” Ventura Arts Council — Ventura, CA

 

2018

- “From One to the Next” Gallery 10/10 — Knoxville, TN

- “Middle of What? West of Where?” Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts — Jacksonville, FL

- “Country Music” Gallery 10/10 — Knoxville, TN

- “Attention to Detail” Sager Braudis Gallery — Columbia, MO

 

2017

- “The Big St. Louis Print Show” Partizan Gallery — St. Louis, MO

- “First Course” UTK Downtown Gallery — Knoxville, TN

 

Awards + Residencies

2023

-Risograph Residency, Directangle Press, Bethlehem, NH 

-Chucki Bradbury Art Purchase Award, Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

2022

-Best in Show — “Extreme Pressure” Webber Gallery, Ocala, FL 

-Best in Show — “MAPC Juried Members Exhibition” Center for Visual Arts, Kent, OH 

-Denbo Fellowship, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD 

 

Public Collections

- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress — Washington, D.C.

- Fine Art Collection of The China Printmaking Museum — Shenzhen, Guangdong

- Artist Printmaker / Photographer Research Collection — Texas Tech University Museum, Lubbock, TX

- Janet Turner Print Museum, California State University — Chico, CA

- New York Public Library — New York City, NY

- Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University — Evanston, IL

-Arkansas State University Permanent Collection, Bradbury Art Museum - Jonesboro, AR

Visiting Artist Workshops and Lectures

-John Burroughs School, St. Louis, MO, 2023

-West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 2022

-Webster University, St. Louis, MO, 2022

-Florida State College, Jacksonville, FL, 2019

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