Emily Najera, @eannrogers, is a professional artist and educator based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her research as a photographer examines forms of architecture as vernacular artifacts. Partnering with historic preservationists and urban planners, Emily documents and archives the changing landscape of working class neighborhoods. She is currently a Visiting Professor of Photography at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, USA.
Former Program Director, Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno, NV
Former Instructor, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
Former Teaching Artist in Residence, Santa Catalina School, Monterey, CA
Former Grant Specialist, Nevada Arts Council, Carson City, NV