2012-2017  |   B.F.A. Interdisciplinary, NSCAD University, Halifax


Selected Youth Facilitation Experience


2018  |   Workshop Facilitator, Tiny Takeover, Centre for Art Tapes and A Tiny Lab, Halifax

2018  |   Youth Instructor, NSCAD Extended Studies, Halifax

2018  |   Youth Instructor, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax

2017-18  |   Program Instructor, MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning, Dartmouth

2017  |   Program Instructor, Dartmouth North Community Food Centre, Dartmouth

2017  |   Summer Camp Coordinator, NSCAD Extended Studies, Halifax

2016  |   Workshop Facilitator, Lantern Workshop, Kejimkujik National Park

2013-16  |   Workshop Facilitator, Artist for a Day, NSCAD University


Arts Admin
Work Experience


2017  |   Fundraising Director, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax

2016-2017  |   Gallery Assistant, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax

2016  |   Summer Program Assistant, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax

2015  |   Project Assistant, PEI Crafts Council, Charlottetown

2014-2015  |   Co-Director and Exhibitions Coordinator, BSIDE Gallery, Halifax

2014-2015  |   Vice President Internal, Student Union of NSCAD, NSCAD University, Halifax

Selected Community Work


2016  |   Recipe Portraits, Khyber Centre for the Arts Fundraiser, Halifax

2016  |   Coordinator, Food for Thoughts, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax

2015  |   Project Assistant, Market on the Plaza, Art in the Open, Charlottetown

2015  |   Publication Director, Free Coffee 2015, NSCAD University

2015  |   Coordinator, NSCAD Consent Week & NSCAD Orientation Week, Halifax

Selected Solo and Duo Exhibitions


2018  |   Scratch and Sniff Menu, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth

2017  |   SAY AAH, Lost and Found, Halifax

2017  |   HODGEPODGE, Chives Gallery, Halifax

2016  |   HODGEPODGE, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax

2016  |   Hallway Mural, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax

2016  |   MOUTHFEEL, with Kylie Dyment, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax

Selected Curatorial Experience


2017  |   Co-Curator, Nocturne: Art at Night, Halifax

2016-2014  |   Curator, Various Department Showcases, NSCAD University

2013-16  |   Curator, Various Group Exhibitions, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax

2015  |   Curator, Etsy Exhibition of Fine Craft, Charlottetown

2015  |   Curatorial Assistant, Celebration of Craft 2015, Eptek Art & Culture Center, Summerside

2015  |   Curator, PEI Crafts Council Summer Exhibition Series, Charlottetown

Residencies, Awards, Grants


2017-2018  |   Artist in Residence, MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning, NSCAD Community Studio Residency Program, Dartmouth

2017  |   Gold Winner, Best Visual Artist, Halifax Best Of Awards, The Coast, Halifax

2017  |   Creation Grant Recipient, Arts Nova Scotia

2014  |   Special Projects Funding (Art In Drag Project), Nova Scotia Public Interest Research

Group, Halifax

Selected Press and Articles


2017  |   "Hybrids and Monsters" Billie Magazine Spring 2017, by Lizzy Hill

2017  |   “Emily Lawrence in conversation with Kyle Alden Martens,” Visual Arts News Artist-to-Artist podcast series, by David Dahms

2017  |   “Now Put This In Your Mouth: The Power of Taste-based Art,” Visual Art News Winter 2017, by Amanda Shore

2017  |   “Emily Lawrence: Where I Work,” The Coast “New Art” Issue, by Stephanie Johns

2016  |   “HODGEPODGE with Emily Lawrence,” The Arts Abstract, by Greta Hamilton

2016  |   “My friend goo,” The Coast, by Laura Kenins

2016  |   “Appetite for conversation,” The Coast, by Morgan Mullin

2015  |   “The power of transformation,” The Coast, by Adria Young

2015  |   “U sad bro?” The Coast, by Stephanie Johns