About the Artist
Emily Garfield creates intricate maps of imaginary places that explore the origins of cities and the function of maps themselves.
Her drawings are inspired by the visual language of maps and the fractal similarity that cities share with biological processes such as the patterns of cells and neurons.
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art in progress
Update on my completed submission for the Sketchbook Project library and 2019 sketchbook tour.Posted on
Large-scale (over 8 feet wide!) art installation for a Cambridge conference roomPosted on
The recent months have been full of Christmas card design projects. For this card I was tasked with creating a design based on the same influences I’m grappling with in my personal work, and I went in quite an experimental direction. My brief to myself was to create something in the same mode as my Central […]Posted on
workshops + presentations
Workshops with 7th and 3rd-4th graders on making maplike drawings through developing patterns and through inspiration from biological imagery.Posted on