Responding to fragments of information gathered by both chance and deliberate circumstances, Emily's work utilizes a combination of sculpture, time-based media, and process documentation. Born in Honolulu, raised in an isolated mid-western town, educated in Saint Louis and the District of Columbia – she is a former Southern California screen printer / graphic designer, a former Maryland factory worker, and currently works at The Phillips Collection in Washington DC. She received her BFA in Sculpture from Webster University, completed her MFA in Studio Art at American University, and recently lectured in Saint Louis as an event for Sculpture City 2014. Emily's work has been included in exhibitions at the Smithsonian's S. Dillon Ripley Center, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and her work has traveled extensively. Her exhibitions are often funded through numerous grants and organizations. She is a former Artist in Residence at ARTISPHERE, and will be in Residence at Montgomery College starting in January of 2015. She currently lives and works in the D.C metro area with two cats and a lap dog.