Emily Leonard Trenholm is an outdoor adventurer who paints outside in response to the landscape. Emily is an adjunct professor of art at Southern Maine Community College and resides and creates in Brunswick, Maine. 


2011 Boston University, MFA Painting Boston, MA

2005 University of New Hampshire, BFA Painting Durham, NH

2002 Richmond University, AIFS in Florence, Florence, ITALY


2012 Monhegan Artists’ Residency Co., MARC Monhegan Isl, ME

2012 Art Week, Great Spruce Head Island, Porter Foundation GSHI, ME

2008 Arts Are Elementary, Brunswick Elementary Schools, Brunswick, ME

2004 Elizabeth Jones Scholarship, University of New Hampshire Durham, NH


2013 Monhegan: A New Perspective, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME

2021 Painting in the Woods: Solo, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA


2020 Pickwick 2020, Lewis Gallery, Portland, ME

2018 Spinning Album Covers, Think Tank, Portland, ME

2017 Maine Journeys: Visions of Place, Thos. Moser Gallery, Freeport, ME

2016 Faculty Exhibition, Southern Maine Community College, Brunswick, ME

2015 Scope New York, Asterisk Projects, New York, NY

2014 Convergence, Boston University : 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

2014 Ten Years of Art at SMCC: Faculty Exhibition, Lewis Gallery, Portland, ME

2014 25 Years of Monhegan Artists’ Residency, Thos. Moser Gallery, Freeport, ME

2013 Pleased to Meet You, George Marshal Store Gallery, York, ME

2012 This Must Be The Place, Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, ME

2012 Portland Paper Project, Rose Contemporary, Portland, ME

2011 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Boston University : 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

2011 Boston University – Tribal, Hamill Gallery, Boston, MA

2011 Review: UNH Alumni Show, UNH Museum of Art, Durham, NH

2010 Small Works Show, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2010 Boston Young Contemporaries, Boston University : 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

2010 I-95 Triennial, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME

2010 UNH Museum of Art, Graduate Invitational Durham, NH

2005 UNH Museum of Art, BFA Thesis Show Durham, NH


207 Interview, “MARC and Monhegan Island,” WCSH6 Portland, September 8, 2014

Daley, Lacey, "Four Exhibitions at the University of Maine Museum of Art" Art Scope Magazine, August 15, 2013

Dow, Mike, "New Exhibition at UMMA" The Maine Edge, July 11, 2013

Beam, Edgar Allen, "The Interstate-95 Triennial" Yankee Magazine, April 14, 2010


2013-2020 Adjunct Drawing Professor, Southern Maine Community College, Brunswick, ME

2015 Visiting Artist, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

2012 Adjunct Painting Professor, York County Community College, Wells, ME

2011 Teaching Assistant to Richard Raiselis, Boston University, Boston, MA

2009 Research Assistant, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME


University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME

Boston University, Boston, MA

Sovereign Bank, Prudential Corporate Offices, Boston, MA