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 (1856-1915) and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander was highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served…

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