Em Rea is a Philadelphia-based artist who plays with trash to make improvisational sculptures, two-sided paintings, and assemblages. They love to connect with others to think about the environmental impact of materials, where they come from, and where they go after they are “used up.” Their art explores relationships they see and feel between collapse, connection, care, and disposability.

Em has been an artist in residence at RAIR Philly, This Will Take Time Residency, The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, and the MassMOCA Studios. They earned their MFA and MSW from the University of Pennsylvania in 2021.

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