Emily Burns (b. Warrenton, VA) is an artist, designer, and curator. She received her BFA in Drawing and Painting from Penn State University in University Park, PA in 2008. Her work has been exhibited both internationally and throughout the United States. Some of her recent exhibitions include solo exhibitions at Adventureland Gallery in Chicago, and the John Sloan Arts Center, at Lock Haven University. Her work was included in a recent three-person exhibition at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco, and recent group exhibitions at The Lodge Gallery and John Molloy Gallery in New York City, Trestle Gallery and Lorimoto Gallery in Brooklyn, 24 Hour Charlie’s in Los Angeles, and Galleri Urbane in Dallas. Her work has been featured in print publications such as Four Magazine and Studio Visit Magazine, as well as online media such as Beautiful Decay, Hi-Fructose, and Juxtapoz. She has attended residencies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA and Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT. She recently curated the group exhibition Deal With It at the Woskob Family Gallery in State College, PA and curated the group exhibitions Kitsch at studio e gallery, and Take 2 at The Alice gallery in Seattle. She is the designer and editor of the contemporary art publication Maake Magazine. She holds an MFA from The Pennsylvania State University.