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I'm Emily and I'm an artist living in Stockport with my husband, two children, and chocolate Labrador Rosie. I came to study Textiles at Manchester School of Art in 1999, fell in love with the city, and have been here ever since. I am lucky enough to live only 20 minutes from the centre of Manchester in one direction and the Peak District in the other. 

My artwork predominantly explores landscapes, capturing a sense of place both locally and further afield. I work in collage and mixed media; I draw and paint with the paper, tearing, layering, building textures and developing the colours as I go. I search out old books in charity shops, along with dressmaker’s patterns, maps, and anything with interesting and unique text and illustrations to add greater depth and meaning to my collages.