Lin Emery is an American sculptor based in New Orleans, LA. She is best known for her aluminum kinetic sculptures in public spaces. Her work is inspired by the movement of trees, water, and other natural elements. Emery's work is in the collections of the National Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C.; the New Orleans Museum of Art; the Walter P. Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Virginia; the Delaware Museum of Art in Wilmington; the Museum of Foreign Art in Sofia, Bulgaria; and the Flint Institute of Art in Michigan. She received the Louisiana Governor's Arts Award in 2001, an honorary doctorate from Loyola University of New Orleans in 2004, and the City Award for Public Art in Osaka, Japan, and has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions, including a retrospective at the New Orleans Museum of Art in 1996.