Wednesday, August 19, 2009

20 x 200 Wednesday Edition: Emily Shur

Emily was born in New York City, at New York Hospital, to an auditorium full of nursing students. She attended the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, majored in photography and graduated in 1998 with academic honors and the Artist Award for Creative Excellence.

Emily’s editorial clientele includes: The New York Times Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair, Esquire, GQ, Interview, Wired and Elle Magazine, among others. Her work has been featured in Communication Arts (2005) and included in American Photography 22, 24 and 25 (2006, 2008 and 2009).

In 2005, Emily was selected as a winner in The Art Director’s Club Young Guns global competition. In 2008, she received an honorable mention in the Photography.Book.Now competition and was also honored to have an image in the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London. In 2009, Emily was one of 100 photographers invited to participate in Review Santa Fe.

To learn more about Emily and to purchase her art, click HERE.

Partial Bio: 20 x 200

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