Emerson Sigman was born in Chicago, IL. He is a 2014 graduate of Columbia College Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema Arts and Sciences. Sigman's practice integrates performance, its documentation, moving and still images, and language. He has been featured in The Stereo Studio, Forget Good, and Columbia College's Imprint publication. Sigman is also the recipient of a mentorship project through Homeroom's Emerging/Established Artists Exchange, a participant in Industry of the Ordinary’s Summer School, and a student in Lucky Pierre’s Free University.