BORN

1994 Bar Harbor, Maine

EDUCATION

2016 Bachelor of Arts in Photography, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016 Insatiable Hunger and the Peacock’s Plume, Woods Gallery, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2014 Storage, Morning Glory Bakery, Bar Harbor, ME

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 Three-Person Exhibition, Triple Take, Prattsville Art Center, Prattsville, NY
2021 Come Forth, Fireplace Gallery, New York, NY
2020 Maggie Hunt, Emma Ressel, Jeanne Seronde Perkins, Susan Van Campen, Goody-B 
Wiseman, Artemis Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME
2019 Solo Exhibition,Trouble in the Garden, Colorspace Labs, Philadelphia, PA
2019 Ridgewood Open Studios Show, Lorimoto Gallery, Ridgewood, NY
2019 The Photography Gala Awards, Fotonostrum Gallery, Barcelona, ES
2019 Three-Person Exhibition, Lugo: Emma Ressel, Richard Max Gavrich, and Vanessa Kotovich, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT
2019 Family Reunion, Lucas Lucas Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Word of Mouth, Godine Gallery, Boston, MA
2019 The Salon at The Wing, The Wing Soho, New York, NY 
2018 Recognize you when she sees you, Give you the things she has for you, September Gallery, Hudson, NY
2018 Solo ExhibitionOlives in the street, Woods Gallery, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2018 Saccharine, New York, NY
2018 Four D Presents Issue 2: Devotional, The Church Troy, Troy, NY
2018 Contemporary Photography 2008-2018, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2018 Art Bangall, Bangall, NY
2018 The Salon at the Wing, The Wing, Washington DC
2017 Labs New Artists, Red Hook labs, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Nasty Women Hudson Valley, Instar Lodge, Germantown, NY
2016 Landscape Through the Lens, Artemis Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME
2016 Solo ExhibitionInsatiable Hunger and the Peacock’s Plume, Woods Gallery, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2015 Emerging Artists, Artemis Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME

AWARDS + RESIDENCIES

2021 Triple Take Residency, Four D Projects, Prattsville Art Center, Prattsville, NY
2019 Flash Forward 2019, The Magenta Foundation, Toronto, Canada
2019 Winner, 13th Pollux Awards, Still Life Category, The Photography Gala Awards, Barcelona, Spain
2018 The Stinnett Philadelphia Museum of Art Collection Award, Philadelphia, PA
2018 Semifinalist, 92nd Annual International Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
2016 Residency, Bard Lugo Land Artist Residency, Lugo (RA), Italy
2015 Photography Senior Project Prize, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2014 Photography Advisory Board Scholarship, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

BOOKS

2017 Olives in the street, monograph, Lugo Land for Edizioni del bradipo. Lugo (RA), Italy.
2016 Insatiable Hunger and the Peacock’s Plume, Emma Ressel, NY.

COLLECTIONS

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Allan Weitz and John Harris, “Food Photography and Still Life, with Emma Ressel,” B&HPhotography Podcast, New York, NY, March 18, 2021.
Eliza Dumais, “All the Secrets to Shopping Like a Certifiable ‘Wine Person,’” Refinery 29, November 24, 2020.
COUNTER Magazine, front cover, vol. 2, Renewal, Summer 2020.
R29 Editors, "We Asked 8 Photographers to Document Their Go-To Pantry Staples," Refinery 29, May 14, 2020.
Jim Vockler Whyte, "Emma Ressel," Tsuki Journal, May 2020.
Bailey Dale, "Emma Ressel," Aint-Bad, March 24, 2020.
Isabella Kazanecki, "Anti-Thanksgiving," Musée Magazine, November 26, 2019.
Wit López, Interview, Art Blog, Philadelphia, PA, October 2019.
Aint Bad, Issue No. 14, September 2019. 128.
Anton Shebetko, “Under the glass: Portfolio of food photographer Emma Ressel,” Bird in Flight, September 16, 2019.
Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy, "Best Photo Picks Summer 2019," What Will You Remember, July 11, 2019.
PLOT Journal, front and back covers, vol. 8, Spring 2019, p. 25-27
Jasmine Clarke, “Emma Ressel,” Aint-Bad, February 14, 2019.
Sarah Cascone, "Editors' Picks, Print Week Edition: 21 Things Not to Miss in New York's Art World This Week," Artnet News, October 22, 2018.
The Cut, "Out of the Box: Artist Edition," New York Magazine, August 20, 2018. 78.
Ashleigh Kane, "25 Photographers to know from across the globe," Dazed & Confused Magazine, July 21, 2017.
Emma Ressel, Interview, Lady Participate Newsletter, Brooklyn, NY, February 2017.
Dick Broome, “MDI Photographer Blends the Beautiful and Grotesque,” Mount Desert Islander, September 28, 2016.
Emma Ressel, “Still Life with Shoes,” New York Magazine, August 8, 2016. 88-93.

PRESENTATIONS

2021 Artist Lecture, Lexington Arts and Sciences, "How Artists Build Strong Towns," Lexington, NY, April 7.
2018-20 Presentation, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME, September 21.
2018 Artist Lecture, The Center for Experimental Humanities at Bard college, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, February 19.
2016 Presentation, The Photography Program at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, October 24.
2016 Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, Lugo Land & Architectural Association School of Architecture Workshop, Lugo, Italy, July 5.

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