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 in 16 states. 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., and for the Summer Discovery Pre-College Enrichment Program at the University of Michigan.


  • 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
  • "Open Competition 2010," University of Michigan-Dearborn's Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, Dearborn, MI, 2010
  • "The Print" Juried Competition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 2010
  • Master of Fine Art thesis show, "______scape," Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2009
  • Solo Exhibit, Mallett's Creek Library, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006

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