Emily Persson

Emily Persson is a full time artist living and working in Melbourne City. Emily is a multi generational artist and spent her childhood camping off grid in regional Queensland and New South Wales. She became a full time artist in 2017 and moved from Brisbane to Melbourne. Emily paints intuitively, remembering landscapes in detail and the feelings she felt whilst immersed in the vast Australian country. Along with her Partner and dog, Emily regularly embarks on cross country journeys across Victoria and NSW and later describes them visually in her South Yarra studio.
Emily has works in galleries in Sydney and New York and she held her first solo exhibition in 2019. She has had her work featured in some of Australia’s finest lifestyle print magazines including House & Garden, Belle, Home Beautiful and Country Style.
Emily is an Australian Art Prize Finalist.