Emily Elliott is a multidisciplinary artist from Columbus, Georgia. She received her Bachelors in Fine Art in 2011 from Columbus State and received her Master's in Fine Art from the University of South Florida in 2014. She has worked as a studio assistant and fabricator for several artists in LIC, NY. It was there that she fell in love with the multi-layered process of mold-making, which she utilizes in her personal studio practice, as well as through mold making courses and workshops. Elliott has been living and working in Saint Louis, MO. since 2017.
She has taught at multiple institutions in the greater Saint Louis region, and currently teaches sculpture and 3-d design as a contingent faculty member at Webster University. She acted as the visiting artist in sculpture at Webster University in fall of 2020, and was invited to act as the coordinator and host of the Webster DADAH visiting artist lecture series for the 2020-2021 school year. During that year she committed herself to bringing in a wide variety of artists, many whom were living and working in Saint Louis area, to speak to the Webster Student body about their professional practice and experience working in the arts.
Elliott has exhibited regionally and nationally. Selected exhibitions include: the 28th Cedarhurst Biennial Exhibit at the Cedarhurst Center for The Arts in 2019, as well as the 59th Mid-States Art Exhibition at the Evansville Museum in Evansville, IN. in 2018. She was invited to exhibit and give a visiting artist lecture at the AAHD Gallery at Notre Dame University in 2019, and created an immersive experiential installation called Objectively Speaking at the Cecille R. Hunt Gallery at Webster University in the fall of 2019. Emily Elliott currently lives in Dutchtown, and can often be seen walking her dog, Clementine in Tower Grove park.