Emily Thompson’s paintings document the ordinary, the everyday, the disappearing, the nostalgic, the abandoned and the identity of the American landscape. Inspiration comes from her surroundings – urban and industrial scenery, roadside and rural locations and vintage signage and typography. Her work is about design, atmosphere, mood, color, the application of paint and texture. Thompson attended the prestigious High School of Art & Design and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York. She is a nationally-recognized, award-winning artist.
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You have perfectly summarized Emily Thompson’s latest body of work. Her style is sui generis. She has elevated the ignored to the must see.
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