Faculty, Fellows and Visiting Artists


The ITI faculty offer a wide variety of approaches to the written and visual arts. All are working contemporary artists who publish and exhibit their work in national and international contexts. Our faculty are dedicated to innovative approaches and traditions that value psychologically, culturally and politically engaged work.

Emma Kemp

Emma Kemp

Faculty and Fellows 2018

Emma Kemp is a British-born writer based in Los Angeles. A graduate of the MFA Writing Program at California Institute of the Arts, her essays and articles have appeared in Atlas Obscura, Ohio Edit, and more. Emma's is the recipient of the Utah Humanities' 2016-17 Delmont R. Oswald Fellowship for her long-term investigation of a spiritualist community in rural Utah. She is co-founder of publishing platform Which Witch L.A. and one half of artist collaborative Earl Gravy. Recent work includes Blue Pool / Cecelia (iTi Press, 2017) and a forthcoming biographical project due Fall 2018 (Harton Miffin Harcourt). She is currently an instructor at Otis College of Art and Design.