Emily Conlon


August 11 - August 20, 2022

The Gallery at Frances Morrison Library

Traces is motivated by visceral awareness within natural spaces and an impulse to document experiences within these spaces to serve as a form of remembrance and preservation. Exploring how memory can distort, change, or become distant, Traces touches on themes of presence and absence. The fluctuations of clarity and ambiguity pulse throughout the gallery space like the pace of a walk, a heart beat, or a breath. Through these encounters and in investigating how recollection can be tied to collected materials and visual associations, I seek to explore how these moments can resonate more deeply and serve to fuel a journey of the imagination. By honing in on overlooked aspects of natural spaces, objects, and nuanced intangible moments, and viewing them through the lens of memory, I aim to garner closer relationships between the viewer and their surroundings and create a visual language that has the capacity to generate new narratives beyond these initial encounters.

Exhibition Reception: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m. Thursday August 11, 2022

The Gallery at the Frances Morrison Library
Located on the second floor.
311 23 Street East, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 0J6
opening hours, Mon – Thu:10 am to 9 pm, Fri – Sat:10 am to 6 pm
Emily Conlon, Being, 2022, etching and glycerin on iwami natural, 12” x 15”.


Emily Conlon, Circle Back, 2022, etching, glycerin, and thread on iwami natural and arches, 7.5” x 7.5”.

About the Artist

Emily Conlon is a multidisciplinary artist who works primarily in printmaking and drawing. She holds a BFA Honours in Visual Arts from the University of Windsor. Emily is currently on the Board of Directors for Saskatchewan Printmakers and has participated in print exchanges and exhibitions within Canada and internationally.