Photographs About News Publications Contact
Laura McPhee
Bio

Bio
Recent Exhibitions
Public Collections

Laura McPhee is a photographer who has worked, most recently, in the woods of Idaho, New York City, and Kolkata, India. Born in Manhattan, she grew up toward the end of a dirt road in central New Jersey. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design. Her work, which ranges from portrait to landscape to still life, is widely exhibited nationally and internationally. She is a professor at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and lives in Brookline, MA.

Awards and Grants

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Faculty Fellowship

2009

Van Alen Institute (Commission)

New York, 2008/9

Camargo Foundation (Residency)

Cassis France, 2007

Peter Reed Foundation Grant

2006

Alturas Foundation (Commission)

2003/4

Fulbright Scholars' Fellowship to India and Sri Lanka

1998

New England Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

1995

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1993

MacDowell Artists Colony

1992

Polaroid Artists Support Grant, Polaroid Corporation

1991, 1990, 1988

New Jersey Council for the Arts Grant

1984

Page Award for Exceptional Achievement in the Visual Arts, Princeton University

1980