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Online Artist Talk
2023 Paula Riff Award Winner
Paula McCartney
Tuesday, November 28, 5:00 – 6:00pm
Free for members, $10 for non-members
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Sign up and secure your spot below before 6:00pm November 27. Space is limited. We will meet through Zoom and a URL will be sent to those who register the evening before.

Please join us for a special artist program with 2023 Paula Riff Award winner, Paula McCartney. Paula will talk about her artist practice and share works from various books and projects. Not to be missed!

Paula McCartney makes photographs, photo-based artist books and ceramics that illustrate her collaborations with the natural world and consider ways that light activates both objects and environments. McCartney holds an MFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute a certificate in Creative Studies from the International Center for Photography, NYC. She has taught at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design since 2007.

McCartney was a 2020/2021 inaugural McKnight Book Artist Fellow at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts and has received grants from the Women’s Studio Workshop, the Aaron Siskind Foundation, the McKnight Foundation (2 photography fellowships) and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Her photographs have been exhibited nationally at venues including the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

She has two published photography monographs: Bird Watching (Princeton Architectural Press, 2010) and A Field Guide to Snow and Ice (Silas Finch, 2014). Her photo artist book/sculpture, Staged Geometries, published by DeMerritt Pauwels Editions, debuted at the CODEX Book Fair in 2022. McCartney’s books are included in the collections of the Walker Art Center, Museum of Modern Art, Beinecke Rare Book Library at Yale University, Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago), Brooklyn Museum, New York Public Library, Getty Research Institute, Rhode Island School of Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley, among many others.

To see more of Paula McCartney’s work, please visit her website >

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Online Artist Talk 2023 Paula Riff Award Winner
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