About The Artist
Emilee Lord is a visual and performing artist working with language, somatic and experiential movement practice and the seductive nature of the repetitive line. She creates quiet, sparse, and linear works on paper, installations, and multimedia performances. Her current research explores ideas of accumulation, solitude, memory, and drawing as a performative act.
At the core of this research is the following question: When is a drawing?
She received her BA from Bennington College, in sculpture and dance - 2004 and her MFA in Fiber from Cranbrook Academy of Art - 2007. She has been an artist in residence at Vermont Studio Center, Santa Fe Art Institute, Jentel Artist Residency, and SIM in Reykjavik, Iceland.
She has performed and exhibited both nationally and internationally including Santa Fe, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Reykjavik, and Toronto.
She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.