Emilie Halpern will demonstrate how to grow a variety of crystals using household ingredients, sharing
techniques she has used in her own art practice to create sculptures and as part of the Art and Science curriculum taught at Armory over the past decade. Halpern will also share her personal rock collection.
Born in Paris, Emilie Halpern has since relocated to Los Angeles, where she received her BA from
University California, Los Angeles and her MFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena.
Halpern works with photography, sculpture, video, and sound. Her art has been exhibited at Blum & Poe, Richard Telles Fine Art, Pepin Moore Gallery and Laxart, all in Los Angeles; Armory Center for the Arts; Western Bridge, Seattle; and Leo Koenig, New York.