Emily Thompson was for ten years the Director of Arts programs in Wiesbaden Germany for the U.S. Army, winning several European and World-wide awards. Ms Thompson studied art with Joseph Fitzpatrick at The Carnegie in Pittsburgh, with New Orleans design, Frances Coleman, and properties design at the American conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. She is the daughter of SF Bay Area artist, Zoe Thompson, and sister of artist, Marte Thompson.
Ms Thompson lives with her husband (and three dogs) in a 1900 Piedmont-style farmhouse on six acres, dividing her time between gardening and art, often painting scenes from her personal life. She paints in 0il, acrylic and watercolor; draws in pencil, pen and pastels, and has won several awards in these varied mediums. Ms Thompson teaches art to young artists seven to seventeen, finding satisfaction in their eagerness and progress. She also teaches adults through Central Carolina Community College.
Ms Thompson is the author of “Basics of Art & the Elements of Design”.
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