Emily Howard

Emily Soldin Howard

Assistant Professor of Art, Department Head

107 Gaddy-Hamrick

(919) 760-2832


Professional biography

Emily Howard is a mixed-media fiber artist and textile advocate. Howard has had many unique opportunities to travel and study abroad including a program in Thailand focusing on ikat weaving, and an internship at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy. After obtaining an MFA in Textile Design from East Carolina University, she has been teaching fibers, in the art department, at Meredith College, and various art, fashion and interior design classes in the Raleigh area. She was recently granted a residency at Artspace in Raleigh. Howard exhibits her work nationally and regionally, most Southeastern Community College in Whiteville, NC.

Academic Credentials

M.F.A. East Carolina University

B.A. Meredith College

Professional Credentials

Member of Southeast Fiber Art Educators, SEFEA, since 2010



News and Observer, “Asides: News at Artspace”, July 21, 2012
Eastofegon, “Natural Selection 2.0 Profile #9”, Madison, SD, 2011
Lori Voigt, “Labour Love celebrates like-minded artists in ‘Natural Selection’”, The Chronicle, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2009

Selected Exhibitions

Southeastern Community College, New Works, Whiteville, NC

Meredith College Faculty Exhibition, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC

Rhyme in Time, Frankie G. Weems Gallery, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
Exchange Gallery Featured Artist, Visual Art  Exchange, Raleigh, NC
Natural Selection 2.0, Karl E. Mundt Library, Dakota State University, Madison, SD

Recollections, Horace Williams House, The Historical Preservation Society of Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Meredith College Alumnae Art Exhibit, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

Natural Selection, LabourLove Gallery, Durham, NC
Alchemy, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC
Made In the U.S.A., Juried Exhibition Raleigh, NC
ARTspark Gallery, Juried Exhibition, SPARKcon, Raleigh, NC
Fiber and Wood, Pocosin Art Folk School, Columbia, NC
Graduate Show MFA 2009 Pt 1, Fiberscene, San Francisco, CA
M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, “Tracing Roots”, East Carolina University, Welling ton B. Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC
Home, Invitational Exhibition Curated by Lia Newman, Miriam Preston Block Gallery, Municipal Building, Raleigh, NC
Juried Graduate Student Exhibition, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC
2008 Solo Exhibition, “Sustainable Heritage”, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
Juried Graduate Student Exhibition, J.Y. Lux Library, ECU, Greenville, NC

Annual Juried Exhibition, Mendenhall Student Center, ECU, Greenville, NC
Handcrafted, Juried Exhibition, The Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC

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