Emily Legleitner is a fulltime studio artist based in Flint, MI. She received a BFA in Studio Art from Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan. Her work has garnered critical acclaim throughout the Midwest, winning the 2019 Michigan Greater Artists Exhibition Best of Show at Midland Center for the Arts, and the 2020 Body Building: Art of the Human Figure Exhibition Best of Show at Indianapolis Art Center, among other awards. Legleitner’s work has exhibited in numerous acclaimed print shows and been published in the London based print publication Printmaking Today (2018). Legleitner was an artist in residence at the Icelandic Textile Center (Blönduós, Iceland) in 2019 and will be an artist in residence at Kala Art Institute (Berkeley, CA) and Sager Braudis Gallery (Columbia, MO) in 2020/21.