Emma Powell is a photographic artist who primarily utilizes alternative and historic processes. At the heart of Powell’s work are fictional narratives in which a single character encounters curious and surreal scenarios. To create the fantasy aspects of her images, Powell uses digital collages and creative manipulations of photographic materials. In 2009 Powell spent the summer as a teaching assistant at Maine Media Workshops. Powell earned an MFA in photography from Rochester Institute of Technology and taught photography for a decade at Colorado College and Iowa State University. In addition, Powell has led workshops at Penland School of Crafts, and other educational institutions. Powell’s artwork has been exhibited widely including at the Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, England, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, and Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver.
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