Born 1975, New York City, NY.
Lives and works in Atlanta, GA.

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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
(upcoming) Undertones, Corvi Mora Gallery, London, UK

2016
VOLTA NY, Pier 90, New York, NY
MYRA GREENE, PATRON, Chicago, IL

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

2014
My White Friends, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC

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

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

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

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

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

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

2002
The Beautiful Ones, John Summers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

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

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Say It Loud, Opa-Locka Art, Opa Locka FL
Reframing Beauty: Intimate Moments, guest curated by Deborah Willis, Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
MOCP at 40, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

2015
The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs, the National Gallery of Art, DC

2014
Preview 4, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL

2013
About Face: Contemporary Portraiture, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Histories/Photographies, DePaul Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Framed: Identity and the Photographic Portrait, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
Constructed, curated by Sabina Ott, Averill and Bernard 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, DC
Ways of Making: Photography, Visual Art Gallery, University Park, IL

2011
Self Portraits, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
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, TX

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

2008
United in Art, DeVos Museum of Art, Marquette, MI
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, CA
New Works #11 – En Foco Exhibition, El Taller Boricua Gallery, Bronx, NY
The Elements of Photography, The Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, CO
Yuma Symposium Exhibition, Louis LeRoy Yuma Art Center Museum, Yuma, AZ

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, NY

2003
Artist Residency, The Center of Photography, Woodstock, NY

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

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

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

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
Light Work, Syracuse, NY
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
New York Public Library, New York, NY

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

2014
Interlink Visiting Artist, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
Visiting Artist, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC
Visiting Artist, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Invited Speaker, Creative Imperatives, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, WI

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

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, IN

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

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

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

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

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

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

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016
Toale, Erin, “Breakout Artists Chicago’s Next Generation of Image Makers,” New City. May 1 - 16, 2016 Vol 31 No. 1348

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

2013
My White Friends, Myra Greene, Kerher Verlag

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

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

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

2008
Faris Belt, Angela. The Elements of Photography: Understanding and Creating Sophisticated Images, Focal Press
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
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

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

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

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

2002
Rice, Robin, “Lens Crafters,” Philadelphia Citypaper,
Storm, Nikita, “Portrait of Beauty: The Beautiful Ones at John Summers Gallery,” The Alibi
Cole, Dorothy “Picture This” The Alibi

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