John Emison was born 1987 in New Orleans, LA.
He studied magic as a child, woodworking (8th Grade Woodshop Award), Art and Anthropology at Colgate University, and received an MFA in Sculpture at Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University.
Solo and two-person exhibitions include Spring Break (Los Angeles), Ms Barbers (Los Angeles), and Central Park (Los Angeles).
Group exhibitions and performances include Dan Graham (Los Angeles), Monte Vista Projects (Los Angeles), PAM (with Alison D’Amato, Los Angeles), Abode (Los Angeles), Tiger Strikes Asteroid (Los Angeles), the Institute for Contemporary Art, University of Philadelphia, and 808 Gallery, Boston University.
He currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.