Clara Emery

Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Photography

Clara Emery (b. 1997; Seattle, WA) makes large format photographs and experimental short films that explore phenomena haunting the edges of memory and reality. Through researching folklore, ritual, superstition, and collecting accounts of uncanny experiences, Emery constructs scenes from different narratives and traditions. She graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2019 with a degree in Photography, and is currently an MFA candidate at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.