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Emily Jewer (she/they) is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. They studied visual arts at Mount Allision University and since gradutating have worked in a variety of artistic fields including theatre, film, visual arts, and designed as an actor, director, photographer, and artist. Emily has had an interest in special effects makeup since she was young and began to build on her skills in university while working in Mount A’s theatre department. They are a self taught makeup artist and have build up their skills through practical application and online classes and tutorials. For the last eight years Emily has frequently worked with Dalbouside Medical School helping to create and apply medical simulation makeup to replicate injuries and illnesses in workshops and exams for doctors and other health professionals. Emily loves to share her work and is excited to work with students to develop their skills and love of special effects makeup.