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Emilie Clark (b. 1969), artist and editor, was born in San Francisco. With Lytle Shaw, she co-founded and co-edited Shark (1998-2003), a journal of arts writing and poetics. Clark has designed and illustrated for collaborative projects with poets Anselm Berrigan, Lewis Warsh, Shaw, and others. Her books with Lyn Hejinian are The Traveler and the Hill and the Hill (1998) and The Lake (2003). Articles on Clark have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Artforum, Denver Quarterly, and other publications.
Since the early '90s Clark has contributed her artwork to dozens of group exhibitions, public institutions, and private collections. Four years after she finished her M.F.A. at Bard College, Michael Steinberg Fine Art presented her first New York solo show, Home Studies in Nature (2005). Among her recent group exhibitions are Rare Specimen (2006) at The Arsenal, New Prints 2006/Winter at the International Print center, and Watercolor at Rose Burlingham. A busy visiting lecturer at various colleges, Clark has received a Pollock Krasner Foundation grant, the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Residency, and other awards. She lives in New York City.