Emma Daisy Gertel is a maker, illustrator, and designer based in Milwaukee. Daisy loves trying new techniques and exploring ideas resulting in mixed formats and experimentation. She studies the world through her hands with deep curiosity. Her work draws from her experience and education in fashion design, community arts, and cultural development. She worked for over a decade as a creative and executive director for a youth arts nonprofit. Her work has received several accolades and awards, including a Mayor’s Design Award in 2012 for a collaborative public art project with Express Yourself Milwaukee.