WAP: Myra Greene
11am - 5pm
2018/2019 Working Artist Project
This round of Working Artist Project was curated by Allison Glenn, the Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
About Myra Greene
Greene uses a diverse photographic practice to explore representations of race. Greene is currently working on a new body of work that uses African textiles as a material and pattern to explore her own relationship to culture. She received an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Photography and has completed residencies at Light Work in Syracuse New York and the Center for Photography at Woodstock. Her work is in the permanent collection of Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, The National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, and the Princeton University Art Museum. Myra Greene’s work has been featured nationally in exhibitions, in both galleries and museums including The New York Public Library, Duke Center for Documentary Studies, Williams College Museum of Art, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in Atlanta, Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, and Sculpture Center in New York City. Myra Greene was born in New York City and received her B.F.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and her M.F.A. in photography from the University of New Mexico. She currently resides in Atlanta Georgia, where she is an Associate Professor of Photography at Spelman College.
Featured work: Myra Greene, PW 01, 2017, silkscreened fabric, 20 by 20 inches. Image courtesy of the artist.
Friday, September 13th
6:30 - 8:30 pm