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.
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.
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.
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.
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.