AC+D Visiting Artist: Emily Endo

February 14, 2020

Throughout each semester, AC+D welcomes artists, designers, and critics from a wide range of disciplines for studio visits, critical conversation, and a fresh burst of inspiration! These engagements offer students new perspectives on their work, methods of making, and entrepreneurial strategies while building personal relationships with professionals in their fields.

Emily Endo (née Nachison) was born in San Diego, California in 1984. She received a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2006 and a MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2010.

Her work has been included in exhibitions across the country at venues such as the Museum of Contemporary Craft (Portland, OR), Bellevue Museum of Art (Bellevue, WA), Bullseye Projects (Portland, OR/Latheronwheel, UK), Disjecta Contemporary Art Center (Portland, OR), New Mexico State University (Las Cruces, NM), and University of Nevada Sheppard Contemporary (Reno, NV). Endo’s work has been featured in Art Ltd. Magazine, Frontrunner Magazine, American Craft Magazine, Interior Design Magazine, LVL3 and Bad at Sports. ). Endo lives and works in Joshua Tree, CA where she is the co-director of Dust to Dust gallery and the High Desert Observatory.

Water Baby Fountain
Cast glass, synthetic hair, acrylic, dyed water scented with flowers and salt, 2019
Photography by Mario Gallucci