Sculpture art department

Puthoff, Emily

MFA | Arizona State University, 2002, Sculpture
BFA | Ohio University, 1996, Studio Arts: Sculpture/Printmaking

Associate Professor of Art

Department: Art Department
Office: FAB 118
Phone: (845) 257-3835

Career History

She has participated in artist residences at the European Ceramic Work Centre (Netherlands), Sculpture Space (NY), Banff Art Centre (Canada), Women's Studio Workshop (NY), and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts (TN). Her artist book, 'flesh and bone', is in collections at the Museum of Modern Art Library, NYC and Printed Matter, NYC.

Research/Creative Activity

Her work ranges in scale and scope from artist books to immersive installations, while her mediums encompass everything from the lo-fi (cast sugar, film, clay) to the hi-fi (video, robotics, generative sound installations). She has also on occasion ventured into performance, but often prefers to position the viewer as the integral performer of her pieces. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including: Ceramics and Sound, Neues Kunstforum, Cologne, Germany | Here and Elsewhere- Aim 27, Bronx Museum for the Arts, Bronx, NY | 6th Manifestation International Video and Electronic Art Festival, Champe Libre, Montreal | Axel Raben Gallery, NYC | OUT VIDEO Festival, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Ekaterinberg, Russia | Eyelounge, Phoenix, AZ | Bliss Gallery, Pasadena, CA | Arizona State University Art Museum | the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, AZ.

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Professor Puthoff has received several fellowships including the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Digital and Electronic Art, Artist in the Marketplace, the Nathan Cummings Endowed Travel Fellowship, and the University Graduate Fellowship from Arizona State University.

Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations

Art and Engineering | Digital Design and Fabrication Team at SUNY New Paltz

International Sculpture Society