Emma Silverman


Emma Silverman specializes in Modern and Contemporary American art with a designated emphasis in Women, Gender and Sexuality. Emma is writing her dissertation on the Watts Towers in Los Angeles. More broadly, her research is concerned with art’s role in the built environment, the visual cultures of social movements, and the politics of folk and outsider art. Emma earned her BA from Wesleyan University in 2006 and graduated with an MA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012.