2161 Gale Ave, Long Beach, CA 90810

Fairplex Ford Working Tractor, 2007, Oil, 14” x 16”. 

A Classic Stevens in Shipyard, 2007, Oil, 8” x10” 


A Brooklyn Linen Commercial Residential Since 1933, 2007, Oil, 8” x 10”.


Alex’s Opel, 2007, Oil, 8” x 10”.


Emily Quest was born in Long Beach on August 8, 1971.

She came here as a child of light and truth.

Her work studies the true peace of beauty, for it is in times of tranquility that the human spirit thrives to create new paths of inner light.



OBJECTIVE: To further my career and education as a studio artist.


California State University Long Beach Candidate for Master of Fine of Arts
California State University Long Beach Bachelor of Fine Arts
Studio Art December 2007
Associates In Art – animal rendering at the Los Angeles County Zoo Summer 2000


Artist/ oil painter
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art Corporate Rental and Sales Gallery 2000- present
Create oil paintings for sale in the Museum Gallery.

Art Teacher
 El Dorado Nature Center, Long Beach, CA Summer 1997
Developed lesson planning for “Animals of the Seasons”- Four mural installations located at the El Dorado Nature Center. Taught hundreds of children and parents how to paint.

Student Teacher
CSULB Mural Program, Veteran’s Hospital, Long Beach, CA Fall semester 1994
Worked with adults with physical disabilities in the spinal cord unit. Trained college students in color mixing and drawing.

Public Art
Los Altos Neighborhood Library (A branch of the Long Beach Public Library)
Installation- “Grasshopper Family” large scale three panel mural for the children’s area.
El Dorado Nature Center Long Beach -2003 Four outdoor murals depicting seasons of the solstice.
Anton Financial Center Costa Mesa, CA 2005 Three Large Bar Graph murals.


Paint Outs
2005 Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens
California Art Club “Strokes of Local Color”
2002 Millard Sheets Gallery- First Place California Art Club
Plaque in recognition for participation in the fifth annual Paint Out.
2001 Millard Sheets Gallery- California Art Club-work selected as “Gallery Choice”
certificate in recognition and congratulation for participation in the fourth annual Paint Out.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2008     Portraits Ed’s Café West Hollywood, CA
2006    Ed’s Café West Hollywood, CA
2004    Ed’s Café West Hollywood, CA
2004    Ed’s Café West Hollywood, CA
2004    “Alleys and Ice Cream Trucks” solo exhibition at Bordering On Art Long Beach, CA
2003    Bordering On Art Long Beach, CA
2003    Bergamot Station Café Santa Monica, CA
2003    Ed’s Café  West Hollywood, CA
2003    Frito Misto Santa Monica, CA
2000-2003       Artisance Gallery Laguna Beach, CA
2002-2003       Maison Femme, Long Beach, CA
2000-2002       Art in Bloom Long Beach, CA
2000    “I Really Didn’t Want to Wear My Costume Anyways”
            Long Beach Public Library Main Branch


Selected Group Exhibitions

2007    “Celebration/Mourning” LGBT show CSULB Dutzi Gallery Long Beach, CA   
2000    “Figurative Exhibit” Long Beach Arts, CA
1999    “Off the Press” Los Angeles Printmaking Society North Hollywood, CA
1998    “Metamorphosis” The Space Long Beach, CA
1998    “A Classic Competition” Carnegie Art Museum Oxnard, CA
1997    “Shoemania” The Shoe Show Boehm Art Gallery Palomar College San Marcos, CA
1997    Semi Annual 15x22 Printmaker’s Show Cal State University Long Beach   
1997    “Student Printmakers” Old Town Gallery Tustin, CA  “Best of Show”
1997    Annual Student Exhibition California State University, Lo


Ms. Jacqueline Allen   Long Beach, Ca.
Ms. Cindy Messick  Laguna Beach, Ca.
Mr. Blaine Stuhlsatz   Quartz Hill, Ca.                                   
Mr. and Mrs. Skip and Marylou Redden, Long Beach, Ca.
Ms. Larill Cardwell    Seal Beach, Ca.                                   
Mr. Mark Cardwell, Jr.   Huntington Beach, Ca.
Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Marcia Rhoads Long Beach, Ca.      
Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Amy Myers  Long Beach, CA.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed and Jane Quest   Long Beach, CA.               
Mr. and Mrs. Al and Molly Arboleda  Claremont, CA.         
Mr. and Mrs. Steve and Tamber West  Phelan, Ca.
Mr. and Mrs. Al and Myrt Perisho  Seal Beach, Ca.              
Ms. Anita Guttler  Long Beach, Ca.
Kim Cardwell  Rancho Cucamonga, Ca.                               
Ms.Christine Cargile  Lakewood, Ca.