Emily Ensminger

Greensboro, NC

Emily Ensminger is from Durham, NC and currently serves as Elsewhere’s Program Curator. She attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, graduating with a BA in Visual and Critical studies and is certified as an urban agriculturalist. Emily began her career at Elsewhere as a resident artists in 2012 and never left, overseeing the House(pitality) Department and now Programs. As Programs Curator she leads the production of the residency, education and museum to build more collaborative futures between visiting artists, publics and local initiatives. Emily’s artwork concerns housekeeping, hospitality, homesteading, and living systems for communal environments. Artists projects include an urban farm on reclaimed historical lands and an experimental cooking show. Recently she’s presented at Open Engagement at the Queens Museum, was a visiting artist at Andrea Zittel’s AZ West and showed at the Flux Factory in NY.