Emma Powell received her MFA from Rochester Institute of Technology. She was Chair from Vice Chair of the SPE Southwest Chapter from 2018-2022. Her artwork often examines photography's history while incorporating historic processes and or devices within the imagery.
Emma has previously taught photography as an Assistant Professor at Colorado College, and a Lecturer at Iowa State University. She has also taught alternative process workshops at Penland School of Crafts, Wild Acres, and other institutions.