Emily Stokes Associate Professor of Art


M.F.A., Arizona State University
B.A., Wellesley College

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Emily Stokes holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in printmaking from Arizona State University and bachelor’s degree in studio art and English from Wellesley College. In 2018, she had solo exhibitions at Upper Iowa University, the Evanston Art Center (IL), Belmont University (TN), and the Krasl Art Center (MI). Her work has been juried into over fifty group exhibitions. Honors include a "Purchase Award" at the 29th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Juried Exhibition (2016), an Alice C. Cole '42 Alumnae Grant from Wellesley (2014), and “Best of Show” honor at the Mid-American Print Council’s juried show (2008). Stokes also has presented papers at the Southeastern College Art Association and Mid-American Print Council conferences. Prior to joining Northwestern's faculty, she taught at Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio, and served as an instructor for the Ann Arbor Art Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

37th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition. Bradley University, Peoria, IL. 2019

Co-presenter, Mid-America College Art Association Conference. Paper: "Hooking Students with Digital Practices." Lincoln, NE. 2018

(Solo) Emily Stokes. Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery, Upper Iowa University. Fayette, IA. 2018

(Solo) Tending Toward Grazing, Belmont University. Nashville, TN. 2018

(Solo) Undercurrents, Krasl Art Center. St. Joseph, MI. 2018

Kreft National Juried Exhibition, Concordia University. Ann Arbor, MI. 2018

Four Rivers Print Biennial, Southern Illinois University. Carbondale, IL. 2018

Southern Graphics Council Print Portfolio: Imaging Utopia. UN - Las Vegas. 2018

Presenter, Southeastern College Art Association's 73rd Conference. Paper: "Post-truth Printmaking." Columbus, OH. 2017.

(Solo) Cracked Open, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD. 2017

(Solo) Ripe for Analysis, MacRostie Art CEnter, Grand Rapids, MN. 2017

36th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition. Bradley University, Peoria, IL. 2017

37th Annual National Juried Competition. Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA. 2017

Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Clemson University, Clemson, SC. 2017

Art Now: Printmaking Juried Exhibition. Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI. 2017

(Solo) Vigilant Being, Northwestern College, Orange City, IA. 2016

29th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, 2016

Press Play National Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Lincoln Center Gallery, Fort Collins, CO, 2016

Valdosta National All-media Exhibition, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, 2016

Northwestern College Faculty Show, Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA. 2016

Adjunct Faculty, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH

Instructor, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Instructor of Record, Arizona State University School of Art

Northwestern Endowed Research Fellowship, 2017

Purchase Award, 29th Annual McNeese Works on Paper juried exhibition, 2016

Alice C. Cole '42 Alumnae Grant, Wellesley College, 2014

Third Award, The NOW WOW Project juried exhibition at Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, OH, 2011

Artist Summer Residency, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA, 2010

Shindell "Rock, Paper, Scissors" Printmaking Award, Arizona State University School of Art, 2009

Best of Show, Mid American Print Council Juried Show, 2008