Curriculum

Emma Kohn was born and raised in Princeton, NJ in 1970.  She studied comparative literature and fine arts at Washington University, St. Louis, MO, completing her B.A. in 1992.  In 1994 she moved to New York City, where she studied drawing, painting and printmaking at the Art Student’s League, 1995 -- 1997.  In 2001 she completes an M.A. in studio art at New York University. After which Emma turns her focus almost exclusively to ceramics as a student and teacher at the Greenwich House Pottery, NY, NY 2004-2007.  In 2007 she moved to Quito, Ecuador, where she taught ceramics at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito until 2013. Currently Emma is dedicated to creating her own ceramics and teaching others to do so too.

 

Exhibits:

2016 “Remix Precolombino” Galería Sara Palacios, Quito, Ecuador

 

2012 “Sex-votos” La Naranjilla Mecánica, Quito, Ecuador

 

2011 Selected Group Show, Galería Rattanbir, Alianza Francesa, Quito, Ecuador

 

2005, 2006, 2007  "The Greenwich Pottery House Faculty Show"

The Greenwich House Pottery, 16 Jones St. New York, NY

 

2007  "Made in Clay"

The Greenwich House Pottery, 16 Jones St. New York, NY

 

2005, 2006, 2007  "The Greenwich House Pottery Member's Show"

The Greenwich House Pottery, 16 Jones St. New York, NY

 

2000  "M.A. Thesis Exhibition"

80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY

 

1998, 1999  "NYU in Venice ’98” y “NYU in Venice '99"

Instituto D'Architettura, Venecia, Italia

 

1999 "Absence/Presence"

Commune di Brescia, Brescia, Italia

 

1998  "New Works by Emma Kohn"

The Fall Cafe, Brooklyn, NY

 

1997  "Art by Art Educators"

Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

 

Selected Comissioned Work:

2010 Two large planters for San Pedro cactii, Urbano Express, Quito, Ecuador

 

2008 Dinnerware set in ceramics, private collection, Quito, Ecuador

 

2005  A series of  18 monoprints  and  13 drawings for the Associazione Toro, Roma, Italia

 

2003  Mural 15'x20', "Foliage II"

Residence of Rafael and Maria Gamba, Brooklyn, NY

 

2001  Mural 15'x20', "Foliage I"

Residence of Rafael and Maria Gamba, Brooklyn, NY

 

1995  Mural 12'x9' untitled

Residence of Maria Fernanda Avila, Quito, Ecuador

Water is Life

© 2017 by Emma Kohn.