Born 1975, New York City, NY.
Lives and works in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION
MFA, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
BFA, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
VOLTA NY, Pier 90, New York, NY
Solo Exhibition, PATRON, Chicago, IL

2015
Sketches for Something Bigger/ Brighter/ Wider Higher, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago Illinois

2014
My White Friends Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

2013
Selections: My White Friends, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
My White Friends, Weitman Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

2012
My White Friends, Rayko Gallery, San Francisco, California

2010
Character Recognition, FAB Gallery, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina

2009
Character Recognition, Center of Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, New York
Looking Both Ways, Harnett Gallery, Rochester, New York

2008
Character Recognition, Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey

2006
Conversations Most Intimate: The Lens of Myra Greene, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland

2002
The Beautiful Ones, John Summers Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2001
Deep Rooted, The American Gallery, New York, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
MOCP at 40, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago Illinois
REMIX: Themes and Variations in African-American Art, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina

2015
The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs, the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

2014
Preview 4, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, Illinois

2013
About Face: Contemporary Portraiture, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Histories/Photographies, DePaul Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Framed: Identity and the Photographic Portrait, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Constructed, Averill and Benarid Leviton, A+D Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012
Sic Transit Gloria Mundi: Industry of the Ordinary, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Installed, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
En Foco/In Focus: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.
Ways of Making: Photography, Visual Art Gallery, University Park, IL

2011
Self Portraits, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Black Gossamer, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL
AIPAD: Catherine Edelman, Gallery Booth, New York, NY
Armory Show: Catherine Edelman, Gallery Booth, New York NY

2010
Road to Nowhere?, FotoFest at Winter Street Studios, Houston, Texas

2009
Undercover: Performing and Transforming Black Female Identities, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Hall of Mirrors, North light Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Cataloging Attitudes: Contemporary Photography and the Archive, CSI Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2008
United in Art, DeVos Museum of Art, Marquette, Michigan
En Foco presents Myra Greene and Sama Alshaibi, Umbrella Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind the Camera, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, California
New Works #11 – En Foco Exhibition, El Taller Boricua Gallery, Bronx, New York
The Elements of Photography, The Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
Yuma Symposium Exhibition, Louis LeRoy Yuma Art Center Museum, Yuma, Arizona

2007
Digital Transitions: Selections from the Light Work Collection, Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery, New York, NY
Interstice, CAS Gallery, Miami, Florida

2006
Personal Visions: U.S. Professors of Photography, Pingyao International Photography Festival
Made in NY 2006, Schwenifurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, New York
Digital Transitions, Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse, New York
MWIII, Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York
Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind the Camera, Wadsworth
Athenaeum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut

2005
Photographic Constructions, Synapse Gallery and Center for Photography, Benton Harbor, Michigan

2004
Upstate Invitational: 4, Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, New York
Marked – New Topographies, Center of Photography, Woodstock, New York
Untitled SRO Gallery, Texas Tech University, Denton, Texas
Lucky Draw, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Identity, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, Arizona

2003
In Practice, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Introducing…, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York
Images as Projection, Warren Robbins Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Young Photography; Multiple Expressions, Traveling Exhibition: Anderson Gallery University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

2002
Subjective Histories, Art Department Gallery, Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota
Projected Image: Visual to Political,Traveling Exhibition: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Columbia University, New York, NY
Regarding Beauty, East and West Galleries, Texas Woman’s University, Denton,
Texas
76th Annual International Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Polaroid: The New Mexico Connection, The University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2001
Memory’s Trace (two-person show), AC2 Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

AWARDS/ RESIDENCIES/ GRANTS
2014
Artist Residency Bolt, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL

2013
Prairie Center of Arts Residency, Peoria, IL

2012
Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP) Grant, City of Chicago.

2009
Illinois Arts Council Photography Fellowship

2007
Honorable Mention, New Work #11, En Foco

2004
Artist Residency, Light Work, Syracuse, New York

2003
Artist Residency, The Center of Photography, Woodstock, New York

2002
Journal of Contemporary Photography Award,The Print Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Academic Fellowship,The Photography Institute, New York, New York

2001
Academic Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, Colorado

1999
Curatorial Fellowship, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, New York
Light Work, Syracuse, New York
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
New York Public Library, New York, New York

LECTURES/ PANEL DISCUSSIONS
2015
Visiting Artist, Parsons, The New School, New York, New York

2014
Interlink Visiting Artist, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois
Visiting Artist, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Visiting Artist, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Invited Speaker, Creative Imperatives, University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse

2013
Visiting Artist, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
Panelist, Histories/Photographies Symposium, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois
Hogue-Sponenburgh Lecturer, Willamette University, Salem Oregon
Gallery Conversation with Harry Gilbert, Williams College of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts

2012
Panelist: “One Out of Many: The Contemporary Portrait,” Sic Transit Gloria Mundi:
Industry of the Ordinary, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2011
“She was so Excited…” Bucknell University, Lewisberg, PA
“She was so Excited….” The University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

2010
Panelist, “Visualizing Mixed Race: Art and Ambiguity,” Emerging Paradigms in Critical
Mixed Race Studies, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois

2008
Keynote Speaker, United Conference, Northern Michigan University, Marquette,
Michigan
Artist Panel Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind the Camera
Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, California
“Character Recognition” Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey
“Character Recognition” Peer Gallery, New York, New York
“Character Recognition” Yuma Symposium, Yuma Arizona

2007
Panelist, “Artists and Educators I: Trends in Art” Here and Now: The Second African
American Art Conference, New York University, New York, New York
“Understanding Self,” New York University, New York, New York
“Understanding Self,” Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

2004
“Understanding Self,” Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, “Understanding Self” Massachusetts College of Art Boston, Massachusetts

2003
“Materiality,” Mesaros Visiting Lecture Series, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio
“Images of Woman,” Guest Lecturer, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Massachusetts
“Young Photography,” Panel Discussion School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Massachusetts

2002
“Alternative Processes in Photography,” Panel Discussion, University Museum of Fine
Art, Albuquerque, New Mexico

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2014
Teicher, Jordan G, “Exploring Race with Photos of White Friends” Behold, The Photo Blog, Slate. May 1, 2014
Fleischer, Victoria, “Photographer Examines What Being White Looks Like.” Art Beat Blog, PBS NewsHour, May 1, 2013

2013
My White Friends, Myra Greene, Kerher Verlag

2012
Uitterlinden, Nora, “Seeing a Room Full of White People,” GUP, December 27, 2012
Gonzalez, David, “Some of Her Best Friends are White,” New York Times Lens Blog
May 22, 2012

2010
Greene, Myra, European Photography No. 87, Edited by Andreas Muller-Pohle, Guest
edited by Wendy Watriss, Summer, 2010
FotoFest 2010 Biennial: Contemporary U.S. Photography, Schilt Publishing, 2010
London, Barbara and Jim Stone, Photography 10th ed. Prentice Hall, 2010
Meyers, William, “A Place for Snap Judgment,” Wall Street Journal, March 31, 2010

2009
Greene, Myra, Shawn Michelle Smith and Carla Williams, Taking Another Look At Race, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester New York, 2009
Low, Stuart, “Bringing Features into Focus,” Democrat and Chronicle Jan 18, 2009

2008
Faris Belt, Angela. The Elements of Photography: Understanding and Creating Sophisticated Images, Focal Press, 2009
Hayes, Jeffren. “The View from Now: Trends in the Idiom of Young African American Artists” The International Review of African American Art: Volume 22 no 2. 2008
Hirsch, Robert. Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Equipment, Ideas, Materials, and Processes Third Edition. Focal Press: Boston, 2008
Ott, Sabina, “Work” Prompt Oct 2008. Issue 1

2007
Editor, Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age by Robert Hirsch. Focal Press, “Myra Greene and Tom Barrow: A Conversation.” Exposure. Volume 40 no. 1, 2007

2006
McLeod, Deborah “Here's the Thing: Twinned Photography Exhibits Reconsider Objects' Thingness,” Baltimore City Paper. Oct 11, 2006
Genoccio, Benjamin “Art Review: Double Exposure,” The New York Times. April 23,
2006

2005
Williams, Carla Contact Sheet. Number 132.
Review of Masumi Shibata’s book Karaoke, Exposure. Vol.38 no. 2, 2005.

2004
Greene, Myra “2003 Woodstock A-I-R”. Photography Quarterly, Volume 89. Center for
Photography at Woodstock
Miokovic, Alex “We’re not quite in Arcadia anymore,” City Paper Oct 6 –13, 2004

2002
Rice, Robin, “Lens Crafters,” Philadelphia Citypaper, April 25-May 2.
Storm, Nikita, “Portrait of Beauty: The Beautiful Ones at John Summers Gallery,” The Alibi. April11-17
Cole, Dorothy “Picture This” The Alibi. February 7 – 13, 2002

2001
Allen, Steven Robert, “Don’t You Remember” The Alibi. September 5- September 12
Garriot–Stejskal, Robert “Gallery Show Brings Back Traces of Memory” Crosswinds
Weekly. August 30- September 6, 2001
Greene, Walter “A Deep-Rooted Hair Experience at The American Gallery,” The Caribbean News April 10, 2001