Emily Siefken, A native of Parkersburg Iowa and Chicago, is a 10 year veteran of two wars in the Middle East (U.S. Navy) where she performed diverse duties such as CCTV operator, documentary filmmaker, electronics engineer and boot-camp instructor. A graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University, Emily's current work depicts paintings, images, sculptures, writings and video of places she loves and finds best embodies her American Identity or perspective. Emily currently manages a Department of Defense program for the state of Illinois and Indiana called Troops To Teachers, she also consults for Rivendell Theatre Ensemble and is active in the LGBTQ community. Emily has shown artwork in numours venues including a solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 2007.


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