oil on panel
"Emily Burns is a painter working in both central Pennsylvania and New York City. Some of her recent exhibitions include solo exhibitions at Adventureland Gallery in Chicago, Illinois and at Kipp Gallery at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her work was also included in recent group exhibitions at August Clown Gallery in Melbourne, Australia, Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong, 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco, Ca, and PS Gallery in Columbia, Mo. Her work has been featured in print publication such as New York Day Trip Magazine, Blisss Magazine and PoetsArtists, as well as online media such as Beautiful Decay, Hi-Fructose, and Juztapoz. Her work investigates human nature, gender and social roles through the use of the figure as well as abstraction. References from the past and present create her visual language by merging the modern image making techniques of digital photography, advertising, and Photoshop with the techniques of traditional oil painting."