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Laura Letinsky

Biography of Laura Letinsky
* 1962, Winnipeg, Canada

1991 Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT, M.F.A. Photography
1986 University of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB, B.F.A. Honors, Photography

Teaching Experiences
since 1994
Professor and Chair, Department of Visual Arts, University of Chicago
Lecturer, Photo Allicance, San Fancisco
Lecturer, Mass College of Art, Boston
Lecturer, Notre Dame University, Indiana
Visiting Artist, Yale-Norfolk Summer Art Program, Yale University School of Art
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Houston
Instructor, Yale-Norfolk Summer Art Program, Yale University School of Art
Instructor, Yale-Norfolk Summer Art Program, Yale University School of Art
Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle
Instructor, Bennington College, VT

Nancy B. Negley Artists Residency Program at Maison Dora Maar in Ménerbes, France
Residency of the Canada Council for the Arts and Embassy of Canada, Berlin, Kunsthaus Bethanien, Berlin

Artist's Website

Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions
Galerie m | 3. Mai 1969 - 3. Mai 2014
Still Life Photographs (1997-2012), Grunwald Gallery of Art, Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts, Bloomington
Feast - Radical hospitality in contemporary art, SITE, Santa Fe
Yours, more pretty, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
Carl Schuch und die aktuelle Stilllebenfotografie
Städtisches Kramer-Museum, Kempen
Ill Form and Void Full, The Photographers Gallery, London
Fotografien, Osthaus Museum Hagen
Still Life, Denver Museum of Art, Denver
Ill Form and Void Full, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Hot and Cold All Over, Joseph Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston
Ill Form and Void Full, Yancey Richardson Gallery
Survey, Winnipeg Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
After All, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto
What Matters, Museum of North Dakota
To Peach, Donald Young Gallery, London, Great Britain
still. Claus Goedicke, Evelyn Hofer and Laura Letinsky, Galerie m Bochum, Germany
The Dog and The Wolf, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, USA
Likeness, James Hyman Gallery, London, Great Britain
To Want for Nothing, Brancolini Grimaldi, Rome, Italy
Before the colors deepened and grew small - Still Lifes, Galerie m Bochum
Museum of Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
Paul Kusseneers Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, USA
Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery, Rome, Italy
Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, USA
Michael Sturm Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany
Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, USA
James Harris Gallery, Seattle, USA
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, USA
Paul Kusseneers Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, USA
Hardly more than ever, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, USA
Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, USA
Shine Gallery, London, Great Britain
Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, USA
Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, USA
Iowa University, Iowa, USA
Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, USA
Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada
American Academy of Food and Wine, Napa Valley, USA
Vox Gallery, Montréal, Canada
Carol Ehlers Gallery, Chicago, USA
Bishop`s University, Québec, Canada
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA
The Print Club, Philadelphia, USA
Arts Gallery, Minneapolis, USA
Presentation House, Vancouver, Canada
Lawndale Art and Performance Center, Houston, USA
Photographers` Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
Le Mois de la Photo, Optica Gallery, Montréal, Canada
Exit Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Florida International University, Miami, USA
Floating Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
Floating Gallery, Winipeg, Canada

Microsoft Art Collection, Seattle
Capital Group Collection, Los Angelas
LaSalle Bank Photography Collection
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Jersey City Museum
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
Museum of Fine Art, Houston
San Francisco Museum of Art
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Canada Council Visual Artbank
Manitoba Arts Council Visual Artbank
Yale University Sterling Library
Air Canada
Portage la Prairie Art Center
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography

Selected awards and honors
PDN Photo Annual
Randall Cliff Residency, Edinburgh, Scotland
Artist Pension Trust, Los Angeles
Richard Driehaus Foundation Award, Chicago
Illinois Arts Council Grant
Anonymous Was A Woman, New York
Guggenheim Fellowship Award – Photography
Canada Council Mid-Career Grant for Visual Artists--Photography
Community Arts Assistance Program, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago Illinois Arts Council, Fellowship Finalist--Photography
Canada Council "B" Grant for Visual Artists -- Photography
The Barbara Spohr Endowment Award for Excellence in Photography, Banff Center for the Arts
The Banff Program Photography Residency
Canada Council "B" Grant for Visual Artists--Photography
Yale School of Art George Sakier Award for Excellence in Photography
Manitoba Arts Council Award
Manitoba Arts Council Project Grant
Lila Wallace Acheson Readers Digest Award
Winnipeg Arts Advisory Council Grant
Manitoba Arts Council Visual Arts Grant
Manitoba Arts Council Project Grant

Selected publications and catalogs
Ill Form & Void Full, Radius Press, NM, 2014
After All, Damiani Publishers, Italy, 2010
American Photography 24, New York 2008
Border Crossings, Winnipeg, Canada, 2006
Look Now!, Monaco Reps, NY, 2006
Richard Koenig House, R. Wright Auction House, IL, 2006
Gourmet Magazine, Supplement, August, 2006
Stilled, Iris Publications, Stoke-on-Trent, UK, 2006
Now Again, Gallerie Kusseneers, Antwerp, Belgium (DAP distributor), 2005
Art and Photography, Susan Bright editor, Thames and Hudson, London, 2005
Invented Melodrama in Contemporary Photography, UIMA and The Neuberge Museum of Art, 2005
Hardly More Than Ever, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL, 2004
Criticizing Photographs: An Introduction to Understanding Images, Terry Barrett, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2004
Chicago Photographs: From the LaSalle Bank Photography Collection, LaSalle Bank, 2004
Charlotte Cotton, Contemporary Art Photography, London: Thames and Hudson, 2004
Jamie Horowitz and Pauletter Singley, Ed.s, Eating Architecture, Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 2003
Feminine Persuasions, Bloomington, Indiana: Phaidon Press, 2003
Blink: 100 Contemporary Photographs, London: Phaidon Press, 2002
Venus Inferred, with Lauren Berlant, essay and interview: University of Chicago Press, (Monograph), 2000
Lauren Berlant, Ed., Intimacy, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000
Steven Diamond, Ed.m Voyeur, New York: Harper Collins Border Crossings, November, 1999
Lynne Tilman, essay in exhibition brochure for Coupling, Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Photography, 1997
Surface: Contemporary Photographic Practice, London: Booth Clibborn Publishers, 1997
Robert Hirsch, Ed., Exploring Color Photography, 3rd Edition, Madision, WI: Brown and Benchmark Publishers, 1996
The Body Photographic, Exhibition Catalogue, New Orleans: The Contemporary Art Center, 1995
Bill Arning and Gregory Crewdson, essays in Verisimilitudes and the Utility of Doubt, New York: White Columns, 1995
Parallelogramme, Vol. 20, No. 2 and Vol. 19, No. 2, 1994
The World Going On Without Us, Border Crossings, January, 1989
A Multiplicity of Voices, Exhibition Catalogue, Winnipeg, MB: Plug In Art Gallery, 1987
Contemporary Art in Manitoba, Exhibition Catalogue, Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1987

Selected Reviews and Articles
Laura Letinsky talking to The Great Discontent
Michelle Menzies, Laura Letinsky. Donald Young - Chicago, Flashart, January/February 2011, S. 97
Denis Brudna, Laura Letinsky. Das stille Leben auf dem Tisch, Photonews - Zeitung für Fotografie, Nr. 9/08, September, 20. Jg., S. 10-11
W.W. Norton, New York Times Magazine Anthology, New York 2008
Toronto Globe and Mail, Gallery Going, March 31
Toronto Star, Visual Arts Section, March 29
La Jolla Times
CBC Radio
Time Out, Chicago edition
Studio City, Chicago magazine
Photo Pictorial, Hong Kong
CBC Online Radio 3
Mouth to Mouth, interview
On Edge, House and Garden, April/May
New Yorker
Grace Gluck review for the New York Times
University of Chicago Alumni Magazine
Stephen Frailey, Laura Letinsky: Renaissance Society, Artforum, January
University of Chicago Chronicle
Interview with Charlotte Cotton, Contemporary Magazine, March
50 Top Previews: Laura Letinsky at the Renaissance Society, New York Times Sunday Magazine
Vince Alletti, Voice Choice, Village Voice, December 3
Polly Ullrich, Laura Letinsky: Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Frieze, October
Grace Glueck, Review of Morning, and Melancholia at Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York Times, March 8
Vick Goldberg, Size Matters, New York Times, August 5
Susan Snodgrass, Laura Letinsky at Carol Ehlers, Art in America, December
Lynne Tilman, Nude Notes, Art On Paper, January/February, Vol. 3, No. 3
Nico Israel, Guy McIntyre Gallery, Artforum, Summer
Elizabeth Anderson, Coupling Exhibition, Parachute, Summer
Grace Glueck, Guy McIntyre Gallery, New York Times, January 23
Interview with Ken Rockburn, Venus Inferred, The Arts Network on Canadian Broadcast
Company Radio
Interview with Sandra Abma, Venus Inferred, The Arts Network on Canadian Broadcast Company Radio
Intimate Stages at Presentation House, The Vancouver Sun, October 1
Lisa Marks, Intimate Stages at Optica Gallery, Backflash Magazine, Montréal, Summer
Intimate Stages, Winnipeg Free Press, September 28
A Multiplicity of Voices, Border Crossings, June