Art faculty

Emily Stokes, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Art

M.F.A., Arizona State University
B.A., Wellesley College

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Emily Stokes holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in printmaking from Arizona State University and bachelor’s degree in studio art and English from Wellesley College. She has had solo exhibitions at Arizona State, the University of Michigan Hospital, and Mallett’s Creek Library in Ann Arbor, Mich. Her work has also been part of group exhibitions at galleries and art centers across the country. Awards include an artist summer residency at Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa., and “Best of Show” at the Mid American Print Council’s juried show in 2008. Prior to joining Northwestern's faculty, she taught at Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio, and served as an instructor for the Ann Arbor Art Center in Ann Arbor, Mich.


  • Printed Image 5, Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, Topeka, KS, 2014,
  • 2014 National All Media Open Juried Exhibition, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI, 2014
  • Midwest Multiples, Nemeth Art Center, Park Rapids, MN, 2013,
  • 33rd Annual Paper in Particular, Sidney Larson Gallery, Columbia College, Columbia, MO, 2012,
  • Revisited, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, 2011
  • Chowan University's National Juried Exhibition, Green Hall Art Gallery, Murfreesboro, NC, 2011
  • "States of the State: A Contemporary Survey of American Printmaking (lithography)," Invitational Portfolio/Exhibition organized by the the Dirty Printmakers of America and hosted by the University of Arizona, Tucson, 2010
  • Southern Printmaking Biennial V, North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, GA, 2010

Professional experience

  • Adjunct Faculty, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH
  • Instructor, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Drawing and Painting Instructor, Summer Discovery Pre-College Enrichment Program, University of Michigan
  • Instructor of Record, Arizona State University School of Art


  • Artist Summer Residency, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA, 2010
  • Shindell "Rock, Paper, Scissors" Printmaking Award, Arizona State University School of Art, 2009
  • Best of Show, Mid American Print Council Juried Show, 2008
  • Special Talent Award, Arizona State University School of Art, 2007-08