Emma is originally from Leeds and moved to Manchester to study Fashion at Manchester Metropolitan University, and fell in love with the city. She now considers herself a fiercely proud Mancunian, drawing inspiration from the city and pouring it into her work.
Emma has been a creative for 21 years, formerly as a commercial fashion designer for high street brands, and now as a self-taught artist.
The pivotal point in Emma’s career as an artist was taking part in Manchester’s Art Battle, where she was challenged to create a piece of art in 30 minutes with the pressures of a crowd, allowing Emma to face her fears and gain an understanding of the tools and materials she enjoys working with.
Emma values the power of her artwork, her aim is not just to visually appeal to people, Emma’s work inspires and uplifts the public. Centered around positivity and empowerment, her work reflects her love of people, culture, travel and community.
'It's a good day to have a good day if you want a good day'