emily konopinski

artist. educator. filmmaker.

Emily is an active artist in the New York City area. Her artistic pursuits began with ink and paint but expanded into the film world alongside director, Pete Chatmon. Their films traveled to acclaimed festivals and theaters around the world.

Over time, bringing art into the classroom became the perfect place for Emily to marry her passions for creativity and curiosity. As a teacher and curriculum writer at Cicely Tyson School for the Performing arts, Emily had the joy of teaching and learning from thousands of young people.

Emily has participated in group and solo shows across the region and her murals cover the halls of many public school buildings. Public and private commissions are among her creative contributions.