Emie Hughes

Print, Paper, & Book Arts

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Emie is a mixed-media artist, photographer, modern dancer, choreographer, and educator. Trained as a modern dancer, she graduated with a B.A. in Dance/Theatre Arts from Dickinson College, where she won the Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize in Creative Arts. After graduating, she lived and worked in NYC for 6 years in the arts, arts administration, and fundraising. 

She has exhibited her mixed-media pieces at Rabbithole Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), The Art Trust (West Chester, PA), and the Delaware Art Museum (Wilmington, DE). She has presented her choreographic works at venues including the Delaware Art Museum, Brandywine River Museum, Triskelion Arts, the EstroGenius Festival, Dixon Place, and the Bowery Poetry Club. She has taught workshops in art and dance at the Delaware Art Museum, Main Line Art Center, ArtsWork/City Arts Fest, Inc., Community Arts Center, Brandywine River Museum, Delaware Institute for the Arts in Education (DiAE), and the Girls Can Do Anything! 2019 Conference, among others. In 2020, Emie founded Blue Jar LLC, where she creates magical cyan-blue botanical works and teaches workshops in the cyanotype process & movement. At the center of her work is her love of blue, nature, and the beauty of the process.