Emily began her Rice career in 2011 with Public Art where she worked closely on the launch of the James Turrell “Twilight Epiphany” Skyspace, the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion. In her role she also assisted with the selection, siting, and installation of several works for Rice’s percent for art program, as well as internal and external collaborative programming. She joined the School of Architecture as Associate and later Director of Development in 2015. During her tenure in Architecture she helped secure funding for the forthcoming William T. Cannady Hall for Architecture.
Emily studied visual art at the Rhode Island School of Design and Oberlin College, in Oberlin, Ohio, where she grew up. She spent the first-half of her career working in modern and contemporary galleries in Chicago, New York, and Austin. Emily married a Houstonian and enjoys sharing this city’s legacy of art with her husband and their young daughter when they’re not traveling.