Emma Powell received her MFA in photography from Rochester Institute of Technology. Her personal artwork incorporates alternative photographic processes to illustrate fantasy narratives.
Powell has exhibited her artwork both nationally and internationally. Her artwork has been displayed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Walker Fine Art Gallery, Denver, SoHo Photo Gallery, New York City, and the Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, England, to name a few. Powell has taught photography at the college level at Colorado College and Iowa State University. She has also taught alternative process photography workshops at Penland School of Crafts.