Emily Fussner is a multidisciplinary artist whose work highlights peripheral patterns in everyday spaces and explores questions of transience and presence, fragility and strength, perception and care.
Fussner has had solo exhibitions at Arlington Arts Center (Arlington, VA, 2021), IA&A at Hillyer (Washington, DC, 2019) and has participated in group shows at The Brentwoord Arts Exchange (Brentwood, MD, 2021), Target Gallery (Alexandria, VA, 2021) and The Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Reston, VA, 2020). Emily has created site-specific installations for Georgetown Glow (2021) and The Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Biennial (2018) and holds an MFA in Visual Arts from George Mason University (2019) and a BS in Printmaking from Indiana Wesleyan University (2013). She was awarded a summer residency at GlogauAIR through American University’s MFA Studio Berlin in 2019 and was the recipient of a 2018-2019 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Graduate Fellowship. After growing up in Indonesia, Indiana, and New Zealand, Emily now lives in the Washington, DC area where she teaches printmaking at George Mason University and manages events for Washington Project for the Arts.