Emily Endo was born in San Diego, California in 1984. Endo received a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2006 and a MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2010. Their work has been included in exhibitions across the country at venues such as the Museum of Contemporary Craft (Portland, OR), Bellevue Museum of Art (Bellevue, WA), Bullseye Projects (Portland, OR/Latheronwheel, UK), Disjecta Contemporary Art Center (Portland, OR), New Mexico State University (Las Cruces, NM), and University of Nevada Sheppard Contemporary (Reno, NV). In 2013 and 2018 they were awarded a Project Grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council (Portland, Oregon). Endo has lectured at the American Craft Council (Minneapolis, MN), Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR), Glass Art Society (Glasgow, UK), School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, IL), and Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY). Their work has been featured in Art Ltd. Magazine, Frontrunner Magazine, American Craft Magazine, Interior Design Magazine, LVL3 and Bad at Sports. From 2013-2018 Endo served as an Assistant Professor and Fibers Department Chair at the Oregon College of Art and Craft (Portland, OR). Endo lives and works in Joshua Tree, CA where they are the co-director of Dust to Dust gallery and the High Desert Observatory.