Emily was born in England while her parents were there racing cars.
She grew up in Pennsylvania and Maryland, and received a BFA from Moore College of Art and Design.
After graduation she
stayed in Philadelphia for several years showing her
work and teaching.
During her residence in Philadelphia, she served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Moore College, a member of the Almuni Board of Moore College, and participated in several volunteer and non-profit arts organizations.
Since moving to New York in 2002, she exhibits her work on a regular basis in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens, and currently serves on the board of a Queens-based arts organization, QVille.
current work uses text from and imagery inspired by antique etiquette books, housekeeping guides and cookbooks to explore feminist and personal identity.