Emily Riley's Profile
I studied painting and printmaking at the California College of Arts & Crafts in Oakland, California, but I've been mad about art since I was a small child. I daresay I was a more dedicated artist at age three than at thirty, but then I suppose I didn't have to worry about rent when I was a toddler!
I returned home to Idaho after graduating in 2005 to work at an art gallery and create jewel-bright woodcuts showcasing the Western outdoors in silhouette, compose bad-dreamy landscape paintings based upon picture jasper and Dante's "Inferno," and canonize seashells that belonged to my late grandmother.
In early 2008, I moved to Portland and completed a series combining white ink drawings of sign gestures with creepy, one-off woodcuts and Richard Adams' "Plague Dogs." In 2009-2010, I created 20 red and black miniature acrylic paintings of…
- Born on March 23
- Joined January 20, 2010