Kristen Joy Emack


1994 Umass Boston,B.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies


Owner of Kristen joy Emack Photography  since  2012

     Specializing in portrait and event photography

Photography Teacher at Cambridgeport Community Schools 2003-2005


1995 Group show at First Expressions Gallery, Boston, MA

1996/97 Group show at First Expressions Gallery, Boston MA

2001 Group show at Sacramento Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

2003 Group Show, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA.

2003 Recipient of Honorable Mention in Smithsonian Magazine Photo Competition

2003-5 Participant in CAOS, Cambridgeport Open Studios, Cambridge, MA.

2012 Winner of Featured Online Image, Confessions of a Prop Junkie

2013 Winner of Featured Online Image, Project 12

2014 Awarded Best Photographer in Cambridge, SCOUT Magazine, Cambridge, MA.

2015 Winner of FACES Gallery, PDN Magazine/Photo District News. Published September 2015

2016 Winner of Best Friends Gallery, Rangefinder Magazine, Published January 2016

2016 Participant in CAOS, Cambridge Open Studios, Cambridge, MA

2016 Group Show, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

2017 Strange Fire Collective: Call and Response: Art as Resistance, curated by Hamidah Glasgow

2017 The Curated Fridge, Wonder, curated by Arlette Kayafas

2017 The Griffin Museum of Photography 23rd Juried Exhibition for Instagram,  curated by Hamidah Glasgow

2017 New England Regional Photographer’s Showcase, an annex exhibition to The Fence.

2018 Maud Morgan Arts, Community Spotlight Gallery, Cambridge, MA., curated by Borina Kantcheva

2018 Don't Smile, Home Exhibition, curated by Davida Carta. Image included in the Don't Smile, Year Two Zine.

2018 Photo-Emphasis, Familiar/Familial Exhibition, curated by Rachel Jump

2018 The Curated Fridge, Under The Sun, curated by Ann Jastrab

2018 Blue Sky Gallery, #Touchbluesky, curated by Christopher  Rauschenberg

2018 SHOTS Magazine NO. 141 Home, published by Doug Beasley, edited by Elizabeth Flinsch

2019 The Sun Magazine, April 2019, issue 520, published by Rob Bowers, edited by Rachael J. Elliott


2004 Recipient of Grant for Women in Photography, Maine Media Workshops 1997


2018 Boston Voyager Magazine, Meet Kristen Emack

2018 The Horn Book, Race In Fairy Tales


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