Undergraduate Student Spotlights

Emma Exley

Studio Art

Three things I have with me at all times:
bicycle/iphone/sketchbook
My inspiration:
my parents
My prized possession:
custom-built kogswell bicycle
After I graduate, I:
want to travel
The longest it took me to write a paper:
three days
Best course at NYU:
sculpture II
Why I chose this program:
compact and concentrated program with an ardent faculty currently active in the art world
Favorite Book (please include author):
the people of paper/salvador plascencia
The professor who has influenced me the most:
jesse bransford
Most adventurous thing I've ever done:
backpacked across egypt to sleep in the white desert and scuba dive in the red sea
If I took a year off from my current life, I would:
backpack and scuba dive my way through japan/thailand/australia/southern africa
Favorite study spot at NYU:
the barney building on a saturday morning
Worst job I've ever had:
babysitting

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Chicago, IL
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
NYU merit awards Participant in various art shows
Community Service and Other Activities:
Volunteer service at the following: American Youth Soccer Organization, Walter Payton College Prep HS, Philadelphia Museum of Art, ArchiTreasures, ArchitectureIsFun