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b. Monclair, New Jersey, 1965

  • EDUCATION

    • 1988-1990

      • MFA in Photography, Yale University Graduate School of Art, New Haven, CT
    • 1981-87

      • BFA in Photography and Graphic Design, Cooper Union School of Art and Science, New York, NY
    • 1986

      • Credited Courses in Graphic Design and Typography, Allegemeine Gewerbeschule Basel,
      • Basel, Switzerland
  • ACADEMIC POST

    • 1995-Present

      • Associate Professor, Media Arts Chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    • 2006

      • Katherine Turczan: Promise of Recovery, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN
    • 2004

      • The View from Here: Images of Central Europe and the American Midwest, MCP, Minneapolis,
      • MN One Year, Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
    • 2002

      • The View from Here: Images of Central Europe and the American Midwest,
      • Ludwig Museum/Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
      • Minnesota Artists, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka, MN
    • 2001

      • From Where They Came, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2000

      • Women, University of Northern Iowa Art Gallery, Cedar Falls, IA
    • 1998

      • From Where My Parents Came: Portraits from the Ukraine, Minneapolis Institute of Art, MAEP,
      • Minneapolis, MN
    • 1997

      • Young Women, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
    • 1996

      • McKnight Recipients, University of Minnesota, Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1994

      • Portraits, Maine College of Art and Design, Photography Gallery, Portland, ME
    • 1992

      • Savannah College of Art and Design, Bergen Gallery, Savannah, GA
    • 1990

      • Vulnerability of the Flesh: A Vision Aids, Underground Gallery, New Haven, CT
    • 1987

      • The Cooper Union, New York, NY
  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    • 2007

      • SAD, Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    • 2004

      • McKnight Exhibition, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
      • Group Photography Exhibition, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Israel
    • 2003

      • Recent Acquisitions, Chicago Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
    • 2001

      • Two Women, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
    • 2000

      • Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, “Big”, Group
    • 1999

      • Female, Wessel & O’Conner, New York, NY
    • 1998

      • Contemporary Classicism, Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY
      • Future-Present, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
    • 1997

      • Backyards, Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY
      • Eye of the Beholder, Photographs from the Avon Collection, International Center of Photography,
      • New York, NY
    • 1996

      • Democratic Processes: American People and Politics, Parts Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
      • Portraits, Pfizer Corporation, New York, N Y
      • Center Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
      • University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
      • Weber State University, Ogden, UT
    • 1995

      • Portsmouth Museums, Portsmouth, VA
      • Lower Columbia College, Fine Arts Gallery, Longview, WA
    • 1994

      • Anderson Ranch Gallery, Snowmass Village, CO
    • 1993

      • Wilkes University, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes-Barre, PA
      • Pennsylvania State University, Zoller Gallery, College Park, PA
    • 1992

      • New Southern Photography, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
    • 1990

      • SCAD Faculty Exhibition, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA
      • CAA Exhibition, Hunter College Gallery, New York, NY
      • Yale University Art and Architecture Gallery, New Haven, CT
      • Images '90, Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT
      • CAA Exhibition, Hunter College Gallery, New York, NY
  • GRANTS AND AWARDS

    • 2003

      • McKnight Photography Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1996

      • McKnight Photography Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1995

      • Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN
      • Jerome Travel and Study Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN
    • 1990

      • Alice Kimball English Traveling Grant, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
  • PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

      • Brooklyn Museum of Art. Brooklyn, NY
      • Chicago Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
      • The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
      • Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
      • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
      • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
      • Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
      • Milwaukee Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
      • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
      • Yale University Sterling Library, New Haven, CT
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

    • 2001

      • Aletti, Vince. “Children of a Higher God.” Village Voice 10 July 2001: pg 76.
      • “Goings on About Town: Photography.” The New Yorker 23 July 2001: pg 17.
      • “Listings.” Time Out New York July, 2001.
      • “Post Communist Portraits: Nuns.” Doubletake 1991/97 Issue # 24 April 2001.
      • Smith, Roberta. “As Chelsea Expands, A Host of Visions Rush In.” The New York Times 1 June 2001: pg B29, B31.
    • 1999

      • Collischan, Judy. Neuberger Museum: Contemporary Classicism Catalog 1999: pg 15.
      • Grace Glueck. “Female.” The New York Times 17 Sept. 1999: pg B34.
    • 1998

      • Obolensky, Kira. “From Where My Parents Came.” Arts Magazine January 1998: pg 6-7.
    • 1997

      • Abbe, Mary. “Faces to Watch.” Minneapolis Star Tribune 28 Dec. 1997: pg F7.
      • Abbe, Mary. “Circling Home.” Minneapolis Star Tribune 7 Dec. 1997: pg F1,F9.
      • Abbe, Mary. “The Big Picture.” Minneapolis Star Tribune 8 Oct. 1997: pg E1, E7.
    • 1996

      • Slade, George. ”Democratic Processes: American People and Politics.” Parts Journal: Photographic Arts Sept.1996: pg 8, 14, 18.
    • 1992

      • Barrett, Nancy. New Southern Photography Catalog, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1992: pg 58.
      • Pearce, Elizabeth. “Documenting History.” The Georgia Guardian January 1992: pg 4.
    • 1991

      • “Current Works: Platinum/Palladium.” Odessa, TX, 1991.
    • 1987

      • Democratic Left May/Aug. 1987: pg 17.