Education

2018     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art, Sculpture, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2017     Introduction to Architecture, Columbia University, New York, NY

Work Experience

2018                Volunteer artist for Lost and Found Exhibition, Michelle Illuminato, Denton, TX

2017                Studio Assistant for Alicia Eggert, Denton, TX

2016 – 2017   Design Intern for David Weekley Homes, Dallas, TX

Solo Exhibitions

2018     Ljósanótt, Kaffi Klara, Ólafsfjörður, Iceland

Brown Skin, Frisco School of Music, Frisco, TX

              Final Farewell, The Lumen Room, Dallas, TX

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018     Flóðljós, Listhús Artspace, Ólafsfjörður, Iceland

Fifth Annual Artspace111 Regional Juried Exhibition, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX (Juried by: Christina Rees, Editor-in-Chief of Glasstire)

              Juried College EXPO 2018, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX (Juried by: Katherine Brodbeck, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX)

2017    Create. Destroy. Repeat., Lightwell Gallery, Denton, TX  

Collaborative Exhibitions

2018    At the tone, the time will be..., Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater, Denton, TX (Directed by: David Stout)

   Meat Cushion, UNT Union Gallery, Denton, TX

2017    re[Construct], Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX

Grants + Awards

2018    Individual Project Grant, AIM/ Hatchfund, Omaha, Nebraska

2018    Student Project Award, College of Visual Arts and Design, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2017    Outdoor Sculpture Competition, Good Samaritan Society—Lake Forest Village, Denton, TX

Artist Residencies

2018    October 31-December 12, 2018 – “Moving Lights” Artist in Residence, Listhus AiR program, Olafsfjordur, North Iceland (Host/curator: Anno Weihs)

August 1-22, 2018 – Artist in Residence, Can Serrat, El Bruc/ Barcelona, Spain (Juried by: Ariadna Rodriguez, Iñaki Alvarez, Sophie Blais, Daniel Moreno Roldan, Sarah

             Goodchild Robb, and Nihal Mumcu)           

Selected Press

2018    The Voyage Dallas, “Inspiring Stories series — Meet Emily Sides, Freelance Interdisciplinary Artist in North Texas”

The North Texas Daily, “Broke”, by Kyle Martin

Selected Media Appearances

2018 “The artist behind Moving Lights,” FM.Trolli.is Radio, 18 November 2018. Siglufjörður, Iceland