Em Rooney is the Studio Residency Recipient for January 1 - April 30, 2018

Em Rooney (b. 1983) received her BA from Hampshire College in 2005 and her MFA from Tyler School of Art in 2011. In 2012 she was a participant at Skowhegan. Recent exhibitions include Simone Subal, New York; The Vanity Gallery, Los Angeles; Bodega, New York; Raising Cattle, Montreal; Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio; The Good Press Gallery, Glasgow; Scotland; Vox Populi, Philadelphia. She will be included in the upcoming New Photographers exhibition at MoMA in 2018. Her writing has appeared in Art Papers, Performa Magazine, and The St. Claire. She lives and works in New York.

Panelists for this studio period were:
Margaret Kross, Whitney Museum of American Art
Erin Somerville, Deputy Director and Curator, White Columns & Co-founder, Cleopatra's
James Michael Shaeffer, Director, Simon Lee Gallery