Season 3 Episode 53 - Emma-Kate Wilson, Arts Writer
03.23.2021 - By Art Wank
We had a really interesting chat with Emma-Kate Wilson about her journey into art writing through an Arts theory degree, writing art statements, and the importance for artists to be professionals. Thanks for speaking to us Emma-Kate.
After volunteering at a little ARI gallery in the Rocks, Emma-Kate decided to immerse herself in the visual language of Australia. In 2015, she embarked on a degree in Art Theory at UNSW and Art & Design in Paddington, Sydney, graduating in June 2018. Since then she has been published extensively in print and digital media, as well as working at some of Sydney's most prominent cultural institutions.
Today, she can happily say, she is working full time as a freelance art and design journalist— including copywriting for renowned artists, designers, and publications.
Emma-Kate writes regularly for Art Almanac, Artist Profile, Hunter & Folk, Est Living, Habitus Living, Domain Living, Ocula, MutualArt. She has also written for The Local Project, Vault, Articulate PR ( & The Golden Mean), Running Dog, un Projects, Art + Australia Online, Urban List, Art Monthly, ABC Arts, Lovatt's Media: Mindful Parenting & Audrey Daybook, Broadsheet, Concrete Playground, and Time Out.
She also provides an awesome service for artists, writing copy for websites, statements etc. Get in touch with Emma through her website.