Emma Saperstein

Emma Saperstein is a performance artist, curator and arts administrator based in San Luis Obispo, CA. A graduate of Wheaton College and the New York Center for Art and Media Studies, her experience includes serving as studio manager to internationally recognized artist Titus Kaphar, co-curator of Inverse Performance Art Festival & Residency program, involvement in the thriving alternative arts and publishing community in Chicago, specifically with the Public Media Institute, Lumpen Magazine and the Co-Prosperity Sphere. From 2015-2018, she served as an editor and curator for the feminist collective HYSTERIA. Saperstein currently splits her time between Shared_Studios and the Harold J. Miossi Art Gallery at Cuesta College and writes contemporary arts curriculum for kids with the Wisdom Wonder Project. She is a graduate student in Educational Leadership and Administration at Cal Poly and her thesis focuses on the gallery as a teaching space and contemporary arts education. She will be pursuing an additional M.A. in Curatorial Practice through the University of Aarus in Denmark beginning in the fall of 2020.