Emily Harris (b. 1977, Minneapolis, MN; Lives and Works, New York) is an interdisciplinary artist and MFA graduate from the Maryland Institute College of Art (2013). She has exhibited her work in the US and internationally at 2B Gallery in Budapest, Hungary; Galeria Z in Bratislava, Slovakia, The Museum of Arts & Crafts, Itami-shi, Japan and Galeria Ajolote Arte Contemporaneo, Guadalajara, Mexico. Harris participated in Roaming Urban Soundscapes (Cooper Union, NYC), a sound collaboration with Paul Sadowski to record and mix an interpretation of Cage's 49 Waltzes for 5 Burroughs. The project was aired as part of the NYMS Anniversary and John Cage Centennial. She recently installaed a solo show as part of the series The God Light, curated by Jay Pluck at Judson Memorial Church, NYC and collaborated with sound artist Jonathan Zorn to create a building-size multi-media piece, Resonant Traces, curated by Carol Nhan at Union Street Studio, LLC, architecture and design collective in Brooklyn, NY. Harris received the Frank Hyder Award in Studio Art, 2014; and a summer residency at The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY, 2017.

Touch the Sky, New Consume collaboration with John Halpern, The New School, New York, NY
Celebration of 50 Years of Women Artists at Kenyon College, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
Contemplative Outerwear, collaboration with vocalist Anais Maviel, curated by Women Between Arts, The Stone at The New School , Glass Theater, New York, NY

Climbing Tree, University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA
In the AIR, James/Kleinert Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY
Leeds, Peter Freeman Gallery, New York, NY

When Our Breaths Run, north willows, Montclair, NJ (solo)
The Blossom as the Self, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Make a Dance, Ballibay, Camptown, PA
On Gravity, AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA (3 person)
The Land of Here and Now, curated by Eliza Fernand and Mary Welcome, Fed Galleries at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI
Isolume, (online), curated by Kate Parry, Philadelphia, PA

HANDMADE: The Digital Age and The Industrial Revolution, Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY
A Roaming Performance, Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY
THE|PAI|RDA|NCE|GAM|E, Interactive choreography project. Poet Katie Fowley's chapbook release "Dances & Parks,
The Music Pagoda, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

Resonant Traces, collaboration with Jonathan Zorn, curated by Carol Nhan, Union Street Studio, LLC, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
E.H., Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY (solo)
Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck, NJ (3 person)

MFA Drawing a Living Document, Installation and Performance Lecture, (Thesis),
Sheila and Richard Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD (solo)

Roaming Urban Soundscapes, collaboration with Paul Sadowski, NYMS, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Roulette Musicircus II, Roulette, New York, NY
Group Show, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

In Progress
, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
52 Project, weekly posting between artists, poets, writers and musicians
Role Play, Chocolate Factory, L.I.C., NY
Impermanent Fixtures, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (3 person)

Duck and Decorated Shed, curated by Katie Cercone, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY
Wish You Were Here X, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

Works in Progress Festival, Iowa City, IA Prairie Placard Project, Iowa City, IA
(skin of a wave), Public Space 1, Iowa City, IA
Day for Night/ Night for Day, Windows Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
2nd Annual Represent Brooklyn Art Exhibition, TRA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Wild Combination, Subletters Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (3 person)
Volcano Love, Lumenhouse, Brooklyn, NY
A.I.R. Gallery Gala Exhibition, Puck Building, New York, NY
Generations 6, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
Your Documents Please, travelling to: New York, NY, Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; Galeria Ajolote Arte Contemporaneo; Guadelajara, Mexico; Berlin, Germany; The Museum of Arts and Crafts, Itami-shi, Japan; Yokohama, Japan

4 x 5, Kleinert/James Center, Woodstock, NY
Bridge Art Fair, Ai Gallery, Chicago, IL
A Kind of Love, Ai Gallery, Chicago, IL
Glowworms, FANCY FEAST, Current Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2015 Hand/Made: The Industrial Revolution and The Digital Age, Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY
2009 SCENE/CHANGE, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY & Performance Night @ A.I.R., A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

2017 Emily Harris on Yale University Radio, Recent Work, Interview by Brainard Carey, Museum of Non-Visible Art, Praxis
2016 Artist Talk with Emily Harris, Washington College, Chestertown, MD Visiting Artist, "Drawing Time" Workshops & Critiques, Washington College, Chestertown, MD
2015 Hand/Made: The Digital Age and The Industrial Revolution, Woodstock, NY
2013 MFA Thesis Talk, Graduate Studio Center Auditorium, Baltimore, MD
Conceptual Dinner #1, invited by artist Merav Ezer to co-create a conceptual dinner with thematic questions, 12 diners and dinner. Recorded and saved as a podcast, March, 2013 2012 Artist Talk, Fruiting Bodies for Michigan, Shared Space, Pentwater, MI Artist Demonstration/Talk with D.C. Public School, Open Wabi M.R., Fredericktown, OH 2009 Panelist, Rutgers Special Collections "Bridging Generations", Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2007-ongoing REPRESENT, series of intergenerational feminist dialogues, meet every three months with a different topic, co-organize with artists Nancy Azara and Katie Cercone

"Emily Harris" Essay by Jae Cho, A Celebration of 50 Years of Women Artists at Kenyon College, Ed. Claudia Esslinger and Marcella Hackbardt, September, 2019
"Emily Harris: When Our Breaths Run," Essay by Dodo Dayao, Apr, 2017
"Artist Emily Harris Investigates How a Body Imprints Itself on an Environment, and Vice Versa," by Jacqueline Bishop, The Huffington Post, Arts & Culture, Feb 7, 2016
"Resonant Traces", Emergency Index Vol. 4: An Annual Document of Performance Practice, 2015
"Hand/Made: The Digital Age and The Industrial Revolution" Woodstock Times, Sept. 2015
"The God Light: interview with curator Jay Pluck" by Amanda Friedman, Painter's Bread, Jun. 2014
"Revival: Mushroom Noises" by Peter Canby, The New Yorker, Talk of the Town, Sept. 10, 2012
"Is Ornament a Crime?" by Daniel Larkin, Hyperallergic, Oct. 2010
"The Rise of the Livingroom Gallery" by Kevin Regan, BUSHWICKBK.COM, Dec. 2008

2017 Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Residency, Woodstock, NY
2014 Frank Hyder '72 MFA in Studio Art Award
2010-2013 Graduate Studio Art Scholarship
2013 Shared Space, Pentwater, MI
2012 Open Wabi Makeshift Residency, Fredericktown, OH
1999 Awarded Distinction in Studio Art, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

2013 Maryland Institute College of Art, MFA
1999 Kenyon College, Gambier, OH - B.A. in Studio Art with distinction
1998 Syracuse University, Florence, Italy