Emma Brown is a bay area artist born in San Francisco with a BFA from Cooper Union. She works primarily in oil painting, charcoal and textiles. She has exhibited in San Francisco and New York City, focusing on themes of nature, body, otherness, displacement and immigration. Her recent work explores natural phenomena and microbiology. She creates biomorphic forms and patterns that describe a consciousness and interconnectivity. She uses patterning, color and line found in nature as motifs in her work.