Emily Scheider

Emily Scheider is an artist and designer currently pursuing an MFA degree focusing in sculpture and print media at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received a BA degree in printmaking, and Columbia College-Chicago, where she received an MA degree in interdisciplinary visual studies. She has exhibited her work throughout Chicago and Southeastern Wisconsin, and is the recent recipient of the Chancellors Graduate Award. A Buffalo native, much of Scheider's work deals with studying the anthropology and mythology surrounding man-made material relics found throughout the American Rust Belt.