Emily Bellinger is a quilter and textile artist. She earned a BFA from Alfred University and an MFA from Rochester Institute of Technology. She is an instructor at RIT. 
Bellinger creates contemporary quilted fiber pieces utilizing a variety of hand-printed fabric and found fabric materials. Conceiving of her quilts as fabric paintings and compositions, Bellinger uses muted colors and repetitive linear marks as a method of abstract storytelling. Her works represent her past memories and the emotions associated with past relationships. The intuitively pieced together fabric is a metaphor for the connections of her memories and her past. When sewn together, the individual pieces of cloth represent segments of life combined into a non-linear timeline. 
About her work, Bellinger says, “Process and materials are integral components of my work. Quilting provides me with a medium that is tactile, easily manipulated, and rich with personal memory.” 
To see more examples of Emily Bellinger's work, visit emilybellinger.carbonmade.com.
 Emily Bellinger, Resume.
 Hillary Bosy, “Emily Bellinger: A Woman of Many Talents,” Floated: An Alternative Culture Magazine, 03/31/2017, http://www.floatedmag.com/single-post/2017/03/31/Emily-Bellinger-A-Woman-of-Many-Talents. (Accessed 10/012017)
 Emily Bellinger, Artist Statement, Art in Craft Media 2017.