"I give the ordinary a new and improved identity.
I call it up-cycling"
oxygen tubing, syringe caps, beads, monofilament, cable ties
Emily has enjoyed speaking about her work, her process, and her techniques at a variety of places, including the deYoung Museum in San Francisco and the Marin Arts Council. She is available for speaking engagements aimed at artists, non-artists, adults and children.
Contemporary basketry artist, Emily Dvorin uses unconventional and recycled materials to create her innovative vessels.
-“Transordinary Vessels”, Redwood Guild of Fiber Arts, Santa Rosa, CA
-“Transordinary Vessels”, Surface Art Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
-“Transordinary Vessels”, South Florida Basket and Fiber Guild, Boca Raton, FL
-“Transordinary Vessels”, Valley Stitchers and Fiber Artists Guild, Pleasant Hill, CA
-"Transordinary Vessels”, The Outdoor Art Club, Mill Valley, CA
- "Douglass on the Road: San Francisco - Transordinary Vessels - An Evening with Artist, Emily Dvorin DC’64”, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
-"Transordinary Vessels", University of North Texas- visiting artist online presentation
-"Materiality- The Art Of Repurposing ", National Basketry Organization, NBO PRESENTS webinar
-"Transordinary Vessels", Northwest Basket Weavers Guild- online presentation
-"Sculptural Basketry", National Basketry Organization, VIRTUALLY WOVEN online conference webinar