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Shows
Juried & Group Shows: 

2022, September 9–November 6 “If I glimpsed into the Future, would it seem like Heaven?” drawing was selected for the 79th Annual Salon Show, South Shore Arts Gallery Munster, IN. Juror Chris Cosnowski. https://www.southshoreartsonline.org/79th-annual-salon-show
2022, August 5-28. The Time Critter and the Consumer installation was selected for the OFF THE WALL 2k22 exhibition at Side Street Studio Arts Gallery in Elgin, IL.
2022 Summer Tiptoe Thru Town Tulip Fest. Public Art Piece. Painted Beautiful Oops Tulip with Cara Schmitt for South Shore Arts Munster to be displayed outside. https://www.munster.org/egov/documents/1654889040_46711.pdf
2022 January 15-February Bibere Viridi Sanctum full ceramic piece+video in Word of Mouth, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL. Juror: Rosalyn D’Mello.https://womanmade.org/artwork/emily-j-casella/ https://womanmade.org/product-category/word-of-mouth/
2021, Nov 6 Bibere Viridi Sanctum was selected to be in the 7th Annual Michigan City Video Fest, Michigan City, IN.
2021 January 24-November 21, 2020 The Watchman was selected to be in The 77th Annual Salon Show at South Shore Arts Gallery Munster, IN. Juror: Lauren Pacheco
2020 September 4-27. Loss a Virtual Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL. September 4-27 2020. My piece Reminded of Death, Shocked and Upset, January 2020, was selected. Juror Felicia Grant Preston. https://womanmade.org/loss-a-virtual-exhibition/ https://womanmade.org/artwork/emily-casella/

Past on view

2021 May 1-July 31. The Watchman was on view at Portage Public Library, in Portage IN.
2020 September-Sept 2019 The Watchman was on view at Deerfield’s Village Hall’s main foyer.

Group Shows during Grad School
2019 April. First annual Ceramic show. I Can’t Blink installation. Indianapolis, IN Herron
2019 January 4-December 6 2018 Tiny VII, Juried Art Show of work under 6 inches. Three pieces were selected. Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN.
2018 October 4-19 Echoes: Herron EFAC Gallery Indianapolis, IN.
2018 April-June Dreams in Paper: Tube Factory Indianapolis, IN. The public art project
2018 February Only Partly: An Introduction, Herron School of Art and Design EFAC Gallery
2017 SOFA Chicago Connect, Floating House. Installation. MFA Cohort executed the “Floating House” concept by Corey Robinson and the installation was shown in 2017 SOFA.


Solo Shows:
Upcoming solo show 2023 Chesterton Art Gallery.
2019-May 2-18 Park of Infinite Connection Herron School of Art and Design Gallery
2018 14 September Pop-up installation and video screening of “I Can’t Blink” At Central State Mansion, Indianapolis, IN.
2016 Absorption Preserve IUN’s Contemporary Gallery Senior Thesis


Education


2019-2017 Herron School of Art and Design MFA Ceramics. Indianapolis, Indiana.

2016-2013 Indiana University Northwest. BFA Focus Ceramics and Photography. Minor in Art History. Gary, Indiana


Libraries
, Museums, Collection Photographer and Art Handling

  • May-August 2018. Newfields Indianapolis Museum of Art. Library and Archives Intern. Photographed Ledgers from the 1880s-1950s and Campus Blueprints from 1930s-2000. Also, Art Handling certified.
  • September 2017-January 2018. Herron Art Library. Photographed Contemporary Art Books by Fine Artists
  • May-August 2016. ARTSPACE8, Chicago, IL. Photographed their painting and sculpture collection.
  • July 2014-July 2017. Indiana University Northwest John W Anderson Library Circulation Desk


Art Instructor/Professor Positions

Adjunct Professor for various departments of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana. 

Summer 2021 Instructor for IvyTech Valparaiso Graphic Design/Marketing collaboration with COSMYFY USA new branch of an all-natural, green cosmetic company Phytolab, and COSMYFY Milano, Italy, where students designed and came up with 12 different body-care products
Fundemantals of Computer Graphics, Raster Imaging, Art History 101 Fall 2022.
Vector Imaging, Design for Visual Communications, Art Appreciation Online Spring 2021. VI+DVC Spring 2022
        Fundamental Graphic Design 8 weeks, Raster Imaging Fundamentals 8 weeks Fall 2020. Fall 2021.
        Art Appreciation 110 and Art History 101 Online. Summer 2020.
        Life and Object Drawing II and Beginners’ Photography Spring 2020.
        Life and Object Drawing I, Art History 101 Online Fall 2019.

Chesterton South Shore Arts

Conceptualized and Instructed: Charm of Color Pencils July-August 2022 Class. Special December Workshop Children’s Pinecone Cups and Saucers. December 2021.
Teen Wheeling Throwing Class Fall 2022, Spring 2022 Four sessions.
Volunteer at the Chesterton Art’s Fair August 7, 2022

South Shore Arts, Munster IN. Instructor 
Conceptualized and Instructed Special Summer Workshop Adult Figure Bust Class
July 17, 18 and 24 2021.
Children-Teenage Ceramic Classes, Fall 2022, Summer 2022, Winter 2022, Spring 2021. Summer 2021.
        Adult Ceramics Class Summer & Fall 2020.

Lubeznik Center for the Arts Michigan City, IN.
Conceptualized and Instructed Nature Cities Mixed Media Workshop for Teens Feb-March 2022
Guest Artist for the Teens Art Board 2021.

Adjunct Professor for School of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Northwest
Drawing 2+3 Spring 2022, also advisor for Senior BFA Theses
Drawing 1, Advance Drawing 2, 3, and Graphic Design Fall 2021
        Drawing 1, 2+3 Spring 2021
        Drawing 1. Fall 2020.

Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN
        Handbuilding Instructor at Herron School of Art and Design. Spring 2019.
        Co-instructor of Clay and Glaze Chemistry Course Herron School of Art and
        Design. Fall 2018.

Technical Ceramic Opportunities

South Shore Art Center, Munster, IN. Ceramic Studio Maintenance and Adult Ceramic Class Summer 2020.  

Soda Kiln Building Student Assistant. Sept 2017-April 2018. Chaz Martinsen took charge of building a Soda Kiln for Herron School of Art’s Kiln Yard. So many bricks! Helped Kiln Monitor, spray Soda, and Flavor Rings. Here is an article about it https://herron.iupui.edu/news-events/stories/2018-03-27_soda-kiln-rebuild.html

Z Print 3D Powder Printer, Grad Assistant to Lesley Baker. January-May 2018.

Figured out Firing Program for Glass Kiln and other ceramic technical needs for Busy Bees Merrillville, IN. November-December 2019.

Volunteer at NCECA Pittsburgh, PA. March 2018.

Bailey Gas Kiln Monitor 2017-2018. Herron School Art and Design.

Professional Opportunities:

Ingenuity Mini-Course with The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Smart Museum Late Feb-Mid March 2020. It got interrupted by CoVID-19

 

Writings

Park of Infinite Connection Thesis Paper https://scholarworks.iupui.edu/handle/1805/19881

Published Interviews

Peripheral ARTeries Art Review Anniversary Edition August 2017

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Genuine Zine April 2016
https://genuinezine.wordpress.com/2016/04/02/emily-casella/

Mentions

2022

Bibere Viridi Sanctum included in Woman Made Gallery Word of Mouth January 15-February, 2022 https://womanmade.org/exhibitions/word-of-mouth/ https://womanmade.org/artwork/emily-j-casella/

2021

December 2, 2021 Art in Focus Artist Talk with Munster South Shore Arts

Talk with Lubenzik Art Center Teen Council on October 28, 2021

Mentioned in NWI Times article for Art in Focus Talk https://www.nwitimes.com/entertainment/south-shore-arts-lecture-series-shines-light-on-the-arts-holiday-baking/article_f2264902-e495-5f99-b1db-b472736d8d64.html

NWI Times Article for Chesterton Art Center Workshops

https://www.nwitimes.com/entertainment/chesterton-art-center-to-host-art-classes-including-on-comics-and-ceramics/article_d040b31b-3abb-5ac7-a16e-34e2b1c31269.html

2020

https://www.southshoreartsonline.org/77th-annual-salon-show-exhibit

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2019

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/deerfield/ct-dfr-deerfield-public-art-tl-0926-20190923-gzi7rwcpvzgmfel2ttlizzrcli-story.html?fbclid=IwAR0bFAZXUUBKROcGEhLFGBnGhNck5q-fguJBNinwXKMQO-Kq3INimdEaZmg

Fine Arts Commission Public Art Open House Deerfield News.
https://www.deerfield.il.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=346

2018

Soda Kiln Construction Article
https://herron.iupui.edu/news-events/stories/2018-03-27_soda-kiln-rebuild.html

On the cover of the Newfields Internship page. https://discovernewfields.org/about/working-newfields/internships

2017

Mentioned for the SOFA Connect https://herron.iupui.edu/news-events/stories/2017-10-16-sofa-connect.html

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