Bob Emser is an international sculptor, with exhibits on 5 continents, 8 countries and 27 states in the U.S. His extensive body of work, dating back to 1978, can be seen in cities and municipalities, sculpture parks, museums and institutions of higher learning. During his 40+ year career he has served as a visiting artist and has taught at several universities, held a tenured professorship As a strong art advocate he founded a not-for-profit art center that is still in existence, served as the executive director of Chicago’s international sculpture exhibition, Pier Walk. He was the founding and past president of Chicago Sculpture International, the local affiliate of International Sculpture Center, on whose Board of Directors he has served. In addition he also served on the Board of Directors of the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park. In a review in Art in America (May 2006) Emser’s work was described as “complex and challenging with its own distinctive personality”.