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Emily Byrd received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Teaching from the University of Utah
in 2018. Upon graduation and is currently enrolled at Johns Hopkins University Advanced
Academic Programs in the Museum Studies Master of Arts Program.
She is currently employed at the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) in Logan, UT as an Outreach Education Coordinator. She is responsible for NEHMA Community Art Days classes each month and for hosting events in the NEHMA Mobile Art Truck.
In 2018, Emily was selected to be the Artist-In-Residences at the Huntsman Cancer Insti- tute in Salt Lake City where she conducted weekly art classes for patients, caregivers and staff. She also taught art classes at Salt Lake City’s summer camp program, Youth City. Emily has been the University of Utah Artsbridge Scholar, teaching art courses to first grade students once a week; and will teach an art class for adults for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake City Mid-singles Conference happening in August of 2019.
Emily Byrd has experience in oil and acrylic painting, colored pencils, ceramics, book- binding, artist books, sculpture, installation sculpture, quilling, lithography, Adobe Illus- trator, Photoshop and InDesign, printmaking, collage and art history. Emily is able to focus lessons around specific art pieces, core standards as well as a variety of themes. She is skilled in writing lesson plans focusing on preschool, K-12 and Adult art projects. She is comf