Emily Carris is an African-American artist from Vermont. Her photography draws on personal experiences to examine the interplay between the race, gender, history, memory, and the self. In 2004, Emily received her B.A. in Education Studies and Photography from Eugene Lang Collage at the New School University. In 2008 she completed her M.A. in Photography at the University for the Creative Arts in England. Her work has been exhibited at the Islington Arts Factory, London; The Cooper Union, New York; Salem Art Work, New York; The Carving Studio, Vermont. Emily currently lives and works in Brooklyn.