Emily Storey is a photographer based in Chicago, Illinois. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Storey found her way to the Midwest when she attended Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois where she graduated from in the Spring of 2021. While at Bradley University, Emily earned her Bachelor of Arts in Photography, as well as her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Through these programs, Emily realized her passion for creating imagery that examines sociological issues regarding class, gender, and education. In one of her recent works, Crime Scenes in Peoria, Emily photographed ten different crime scenes around Peoria, Il to challenge the way we think about crime, and those who are involved with them. In her current work, Self-Portraits in Isolation, she explores the mental health ramifications of pandemic regulations during the COVID-19 crisis. Emily Storey is a current member of the Society for Photographic Education and has appeared in Broadside Literary Arts magazine.