About Emily

Bio

Emily D. Conklin is a visual artist based in Pittsburgh. She primarily creates wood sculptures, mixed media paintings, and oil paintings.

Emily recently exhibited her work in the summer of 2021 in Sacred Spaces, a dual exhibition at Union Hall in the Strip District of Pittsburgh. She has taken part in Red Fishbowl art festivals throughout the Pittsburgh area and has had work in group exhibitions at Percolate Gallery, University Art Gallery at the University of Pittsburgh, Glitterbox Theatre, Seton Hill University Gallery, and the Frank L. Melega Art Museum. Her work has been exhibited individually at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, the Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh Downtown, and various locally owned establishments.

Since graduating in 2016 with her BA in Studio Arts from the University of Pittsburgh, Emily has designed and facilitated art programming at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and the Jewish Community of Pittsburgh South Hills. She has created and facilitated art therapy programming for adolescents at Melting Pot Ministries and utilized her artistic knowledge as a volunteer for the Highmark Caring Place of Pittsburgh.

Exhibitions

Sacred Spaces Dual Exhibition (Summer 2021) Union Hall at Bar Marco, Pittsburgh PA

Vine Rewind (Summer 2019) Strip District, Pittsburgh PA

Deutschtown Music Festival (Summer 2019) Allegheny Commons Park, Pittsburgh PA

Solo Exhibition (Summer 2019) Common Place Coffee, Pittsburgh PA

Lawrenceville Art Crawl (Summer 2019) Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh PA

Wilkins Block Party (Spring 2019) Schenley Park, Pittsburgh PA

Solo Exhibition (Fall 2018) Los Sabrosos, Pittsburgh PA

Solo Exhibition (Fall 2018) Untitled Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

Metamorphosis (Fall 2018) Percolate Gallery, Pittsburgh PA

Alumni Show (Fall 2018) University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh PA

Deutschtown Music Festival (Summer 2018) Allegheny Commons Park, Pittsburgh PA

Yinzfest (Summer 2018) Mr. Small’s Theatre, Pittsburgh PA

Solo Exhibition (Spring 2018) La Prima, Pittsburgh PA

No Class Gala (Spring 2018) Glitterbox Theatre, Pittsburgh PA

Women in Art Exhibition (Fall 2017) Seton Hill University, Greensburg PA

Frank L. Melega Art Museum (Fall 2017), Brownsville PA

Fifteen Minutes Art (Fall 2017) Storefront Projection at 5900 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA

Carnegie Library Installation (Spring 2017) Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

Studio Arts Student Exhibition (Spring 2017) University Arts Gallery, Pittsburgh PA

Solo Exhibition (Fall 2016) Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Art Studio, Pittsburgh PA

Stories Untold Art Exhibition (Fall 2016) University Arts Gallery, Pittsburgh PA

Stories Untold Art Exhibition (Spring 2016) University Arts Gallery, Pittsburgh PA

Studio Arts Student Exhibition (Spring 2015) University Arts Gallery, Pittsburgh PA

A.J. Schneider Reading Room (Spring 2015-Spring 2016) Hillman Library, Pittsburgh PA