Emily Harris, originally from Minneapolis, MN, is a Queens-based artist and a current MFA Candidate at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. She has exhibited her work in venues in New York; Ai Gallery and Bridge Art Fair, Chicago, IL; and internationally at 2B Gallery in Hungary; Bratislava, Slovak Republic and The Museum of Arts & Crafts, Itami-shi, Japan. She most recently participated in an exhibition at Roulette in Brooklyn, NY titled Musicircus II, an experimental multi-media event celebrating John Cage's centennial. She teamed with Paul Sadowski, an assistant of John Cage to recreate Cage's composition 47 Waltzes for 5 Boroughs. The completed piece will be presented at Cooper Union in New York City on September 8th, 2012. Emily will be a Shared Space resident artist from August 5th through 11th, and will be speaking about her work at the Sunday evening slide talk this weekend, August 5th
Shared Space offers visiting artists and artists-in-residence facilities and support in a secluded and beautiful setting with the chance to meet and exchange with other artists as well as the responsibility of engaging the local community.