Emily Thing is active/lives in New York. Emily Thing is known for landscape painting, found objects.
Biography Emily Thing
"Discovering landscapes or cityscapes during
travel and being surrounded by nature at home have become some of the
most engaging subjects for me as an artist. In these recent paintings,
my work is inspired by the tactility of place. The subject can range
from the last bit of twilight forcing its way through the woods around
my home, to the way personal items of another culture hang on a
decaying wall. I'm drawn to found objects within these specific places
which I then bring back to my studio to help me recreate a scene
primarily from sense memory and intuition. My aim is to distill the
strongest impression I had during the moment of experience into an
abstract symbol or symbols representing, for me, the "whol
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