Artist — Series 9 — Emma Balder

Series 9

Emma Balder


Emma Balder is a visual artist whose current work unveils beauty in the neglected or forgotten, representing the experience of transformation. Her fiber paintings breathe new life into the smallest parts of textile waste, reassigning the fibers as a medium that functions like graphite or paint.


  • Finalist of the Peripheral Vision Foundation Fellowship
  • Featured work in Art Maze Mag, Fresh Paint, Dialogist and 303 Magazine.
  • Exhibited at- Trestle Gallery in Brooklyn, NY,; Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, GA; Heidi Vaughan Fine Art in Houston, TX; and Aqua Art Fair in Miami FL

Creativity is kind of like a sport in that way; you have to practice every day in order to push past your threshold

Emma Balder