Emma was born in Dublin and lives in Leicester. She has worked as a television set designer in Ireland and exhibition concept designer in the UK.
Her work draws influence from city architecture, landscape and people and uses a variety of media including ink, watercolour, charcoal, pastel, lithography and etching.
2018 Invited Tutor: Urban Sketchers Summer School Riga 2018 Commissioned to produce prints for St Martins Lodge 2017 Urban Sketchers Leicester - Group co-organiser 2016 Leicester Sketch Club – President & Secretary 2015 & 2016 Leicester Sketch Club - Secretary, Prog & Exhibitions 2004 - present Designer/ visualiser 1992 - 2003 Television Production Designer. RTE Ireland.
Certificate in Visual Education, Dúnlaoire College of Art &Design, Ireland (1986).
Diploma in Design & Visual Communication, Dúnlaoire College of Art & Design, Ireland (1987 -1990) SDI Student Design Award for Theater & Film.
2019 RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin
2019 RBSA Prize Exhibition, Birmingham
2019 Leicester and East Midlands Open
2018 Leicester Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Leicester
2018 RBSA Print Prize Exhibition, Birmingham
2018 Cank Street Gallery, Leicester
2017 Jacksons Art Exhibition (online), 3rd place in People’s Choice
2016 Leicester Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Leicester
2015 Leicestershire Pastel Society Annual Exhibition, Leicestershire
2015 Leicester Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Leicester
2014 The Big Little Winter Show, West End Gallery, Leicester
2014 Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
2014 Open 14, Alfred East Art Gallery, Kettering (Commendation)
2014 Drawing Inspiration, Holocaust Memorial Event, QEII Centre, London (Prizewinner)
2013 The Big Little Winter Show, West End Gallery, Leicester
2013 Paintings & Drawings, Exhibition with Robert Harris, Leicester
2013 Leicester Sketch Club, Leicester (Bryan Ward Prize)