Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture

Em Rooney

Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture
Region: Great Barrington, MA
MacDowell fellowships: 2019

Em Rooney is a visual artist whose current project approaches the idea of gift giving in editions of two. Her recent sculptural objects hold a copy of a gift made twice, once for a loved one, and another time, cast from the same mold, for the viewer.



Em Rooney worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander is highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served on…

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