• Bio:

    Emily Hoyt creates ephemeral installations, paintings, and videos to frame the subjective relationship to physical space. A graduate from Humboldt State University with a BA in Art and English, she received her MFA in the San Francisco Bay Area from Mills College where she was awarded a teaching fellowship and a scholarship from the Herringer Foundation. She has exhibited at the Coastal Bend College Gallery, Wally Workman Gallery, Pump Project Art Complex, Women and Their Work in TX; ProArts Gallery, Mills College Art Museum, Blankspace, and Branch Gallery in Oakland, CA. She has taught ceramics and drawing at Coastal Bend College in Beeville, TX and currently teaches sculpture at The Contemporary Austin Art School.

    CV:

    Emily Hoyt b.1976, Turlock, California lives in Austin, Texas.


    Exhibitions:

    2014
    Coastal Bend College Faculty Exhibit
    2013
    Octopus Club Benefit, Austin, TX
    2011
    Bay Area Currents, ProArts Gallery, Oakland, CA
    Walking Backwards Forward, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
    2010
    One Night Stand, Branch Gallery, Oakland, CA
    2009
    EAST, Austin, TX
    Stimulus Package, Blankspace Gallery, Oakland, CA
    2008
    EAST, Pump Project Art Complex, Austin, TX
    Pump Project, Full Blast, United States Arts Authority, Austin, TX
    Little Gifts, Pump Project Art Complex, Austin TX
    People’s Gallery, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX
    2007
    Dropped, Austin Zen Center, Austin, TX
    EAST, Pump Project Art Complex Gallery, Austin, TX
    2004-2000
    Dinner With Animals, Site specific Installation, San Luis Obispo, CA
    Senior Exhibition, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
    Milk Barn Performance, Site-specific installation, Arcata, CA
    Holiday Show, First Street Gallery, Eureka, CA
    Juried Exhibition, Humboldt State University Arcata, CA
    Holiday Show, First Street Gallery, Eureka, CA

    Publications/Press:
    2011
    JD Beltran, SFGate, San Francisco Chronicle, The Art of Looking, May 28, 2011.
    Aimee Le Duc, The Bay Citizen, baycitizen.org, Culture Feed, An Art Lover’s Survival Guide to the Exhibition Season, May 2, 2011.
    Walking Backwards Forward, Mills College MFA Exhibition,
    Exhibition Catalog 2011, Mills Art Museum, Essay by Stephanie Hanor
    2008
    Clayton Maxwell, Austin Chronicle, Show and Sell, March 14, 2008

    Awards:
    2011
    2nd Year MFA Herringer Prize
    2010
    Teaching Assistantship Scholarship, Mills College, Oakland CA
    2001
    Presidential Honors, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
    Honors Painting Program, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

    Affiliations:
    2010- present College Art Association
    2006-2009 Pump Project Art Complex

    Professional Experience:
    2011
    Teaching Assistant to Freddy Chandra, Basic Composition, Mills College
    2010
    Teaching Assistant to David Linger, Ceramics, Mills College
    Lighting, music video production, Moira Scar
    Brochure Design, Mills College Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Mills College
    2009
    Postcard Design, Mills College Open Studios.
    2007
    Curator of Austin Zen Center Gallery, Austin, TX
    2006
    Preparator and sales, Women and their Work, Austin, TX.