Emily Rudolph grew up in the Midwest, and currently resides in Madison, Wisconsin. She attended DePauw University in Greencastle Indiana where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art, with a focus in painting. She currently is an MFA candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the painting and drawing department. Her work focuses on the psychological structures surrounding home and family life through intense patterns, vivid colors, and distorted perspectives. Hew work has been shown in multiple group and juried shows across the Midwest and has recently completed her Master of Arts thesis show at the Art Lofts gallery in Madison, Wisconsin. She has received numerous awards and scholarships including: Wisconsin Art Association Finalist, Juror’s Choice Award, Lois Roberts Scholarship, and the James B. Patterson and Susan S. Patterson Art Graduate Student Fellowship.