Rory Emmett (b.1992, Cape Town) completed his BAFA at Michaelis School of Fine Art (UCT) in 2014. He majored in painting and was awarded the Judy Steinberg Painting Prize and the Director and Staff Special Prize in his final year. Emmett was also the 2014 recipient of the Hoosein Mohamed Award. His work now forms part of one of UCT’s permanent collections, at the CCA (Centre for Curating the Archive). He has completed a number of public and private commissions and has participated in a number of group shows and prestigious art competitions. He was a finalist for the SPI Portrait Award 2015 as well as a Sasol New Signatures Merit Award winner for 2015. Emmett's work was most recently shown as part of the Barcley's L'Atelier regional selections exhibition for 2016. Emmett lives and works in Cape Town.
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