Emilie Ahern

I alter the semiotic system that is our language, obscuring meaning. By creating aural compositions using overlapping sound experiences to form a space of confusing and contradictory messages, I reveal how misuse of language changes meaning, communication and interpretation.

Bio

Born 1989, Nashville, Tennessee

Currently lives and works in New York, NY

 

Education

2011-2014 MFA Studio Art and the Computer, University of Central Florida

2007-2011 BFA Graphic Design, University of Central Florida

 

Group Exhibitions

2015

            Art in Odd Places: Tone a weekend art event for which I collaborated with another artist to create a

            sound installation, Orlando, FL

2014

            Acousmatic for the People a music festival in which one of my pieces was played, Malmö, Sweden

            Down the Rabbit Hole thesis show in the UCF Gallery, Orlando, FL

            Taking Flight one month show in Snap! Space, Orlando, FL

2013

            UCF Students and Graduates one month show in Avalon Gallery, Orlando, FL

            Medium Rare three week show in Gallery 500, Orlando, FL

            Imprint one month show of female artists in Avalon Gallery, Orlando, FL

2012

           Otronicon four day show in the Orlando Science Center, Orlando, FL

            Eclectic Knights IV one night show as part of First Thursday of Orlando, Orlando

            Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

           60 one night show as part of Third Thursday of downtown Orlando, FAVO, Orlando, FL

           A Knight of Art one night show sponsored by UCF Campus Activities Board, Orlando, FL

2010

            Pink Art Show work selected and displayed to be sold to raise money for breast cancer awareness    

           and research, City Arts Gallery, Orlando, FL

 

Commissioned Works

2014

            Contemporary, Creative, Spontaneous for Snap! Space Gallery

 

Radio Appearances

2014

            Rebuilding the City, on WPRK One hour talk as a guest speaker (along with three other guests)

2013

            Rebuilding the City, on WPRK One hour talk as a guest speaker (along with one other guest)

 

Publications

2014

            Down the Rabbit Hole Catalog, Catalog for the graduating Master's cohort.

2010

          Finalist in Photographer Forum’s 30th Annual Best of College Photography, awarded based on being

           in the top 100 best photographs submitted