Emilie Gossiaux

Born 1989 in New Orleans, LA

Lives & works in New York City


MFA Candidate, Yale University School of Art: Sculpture, New Haven, CT
BFA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY


2018 Wynn Newhouse Award
2018 Dumfries House Artist Residency, Royal Drawing School, Glasgow School of Art
2014 The Elliot Lash Memorial Prize for Excellence in Sculpture, The Cooper Union
2013 Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Award of Excellence
2007 Full Tuition Scholarship, The Cooper Union

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Yale MFA Thesis Exhibition, New Haven, CT
2018 “After Image”, False Flag, New York, NY
2018 “(New Work)”, UNTITLED Miami Beach, Miami, FL
2017 “Spaghetti Dinner” (performance) , False Flag, New York, NY
2017 “Tangible”, NADA New York, New York, NY

Partner Exhibitions

2016 “Unfixtures”, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI (with Nathan Abbe)
2014 “INFJ/ENTP”, The Cooper Union, New York, NY (with Glory Day Loflin)
2013 “Experience”, Spectrum NYC, New York, NY (with Paul Pino)
2010 “Brown”, The Cooper Union, New York, NY (with Valerie Keane and Bailey Scieszka)

Group Exhibitions

2018 “Access+Ability”, Cooper Hewitt, New York, NY
2017 “Inherent”, Maw Gallery, New York, NY
2017 “dis”, Dedalus Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
2016 “Please Touch The Art”, Cantor Fine Art, West Hollywood, CA
2015 “Indigo Mind”, StoreFrontLab, San Francisco, CA
2014 “The Box: Fruit Bowl in Yellow”, Selected by Daniel Arsham, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
2014 “99¢ Plus”, HANDJOB Gallery/Store, Brooklyn, NY
2013 “In/finite Earth”, The Smithsonian Institution’s S. Dillon Ripley Center, Washington, DC
2011 “Curiouser, Curiouser”, Recess Art, New York, NY


2015– Museum Educator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2015 Workshop Instructor, Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
2015 Consultant, Robert Whitman’s Swim, Peak Performances, Montclair, NJ

Benefit Auctions

2018 Lucky Draw, SculptureCenter, New York, NY
2017 The Kitchen Benefit Art Auction, The Kitchen, New York, NY
2017 Lucky Draw, SculptureCenter, New York, NY

Selected Bibliography

Daniel Lumpkin, “An Artist: How Technology Helped Emilie Gossiaux Overcome Blindness to Rediscover Her Process”, Paste Magazine, 2015
“Emilie Gossiaux, School of Art Senior Blinded in 2010, Wins National Art Award”,, 2013
Claire Barliant, “An Irrational Feeling”, Paper Monument, 2011
“Finding Emilie”, Radiolab, January 25, 2011