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About

Molly Lamb holds an MFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and a BA in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her work has been exhibited nationally, most recently at Rick Wester Fine Art, the Griffin Museum of Photography, the Danforth Art Museum, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the Photographic Resource Center. In 2016, she was selected for the Critical Mass Top 50 and in 2015, she was named one of Photo District News’ 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch as well as one of LensCulture’s 50 Emerging Talents. Her work has been featured in Photograph, Musée Magazine, Oxford American, Harper’s Magazine, Photo District News, and the Boston Globe, among others. She currently teaches art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and teaches photography at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She is represented by Rick Wester Fine Art, New York.

Education

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts

Master of Fine Arts, Photography, 2014

University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts

Bachelor of Arts, American Studies, Summa Cum Laude, 2004

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota

College of Liberal Arts, Pre Journalism

College of Science and Engineering

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Ghost Stepping, The New England School of Photography, Boston, Massachusetts

2016

Home and Away, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York

Ghost Stepping, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts

2015

The Memory Palace: Domesticity, Objects, and the Interior, Danforth Art Museum,
Solo Exhibition of Ghost Stepping, Curated by Jessica Roscio, Framingham, Massachusetts

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Stare, Boston City Hall Scollay Square Gallery, Curated by Karen Haas,
Boston, Massachusetts

Exposure: The 21st Annual PRC Juried Exhibition, Photographic Resource Center,
Juried by Sarah Kennel, Boston, Massachusetts

Critical Mass Top 50 Exhibition, Artwork Network, Curated by David Rosenberg,
Denver, Colorado

16th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University,
Juried by Julia Dolan, Denton, Texas

Of Women By Women, The Light Factory, Curated by Lili Corbus, Charlotte, North Carolina

Aviary, Griffin Museum of Photography at the Lafayette City Center Gallery,
Juried by Paula Tognarelli, Boston, Massachusetts

Found in Collection: Contemporary Photography from the Danforth Art Museum Permanent Collection, Griffin Museum of Photography, Curated by Jessica Roscio,
Winchester, Massachusetts

Building a Lineage, Piano Craft Gallery, Curated by Allison Cekala and Sarah Pollman, Boston, Massachusetts

The Female Lens: Photography from The Do Good Fund, Morris Museum of Art,
Augusta, Georgia

AIPAD, The Photography Show, Pier 94, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York

2016

Lost In Space: Contemporary Photographers And The New Landscape,
Rick Wester Fine Art, New York

Center Forward, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Juried by Aline Smithson and Hamidah Glasgow, Fort Collins, Colorado

Griffin Museum of Photography 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Juried by Elizabeth Avedon, Winchester, Massachusetts

Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition, Danforth Art Museum, Juried by
Jessica Roscio, Framingham, Massachusetts

Elsewhere, Eye South Symposium at Columbus State University, Co-Curated by
Hannah Israel and Rylan Steele, Columbus, Georgia

The Do Bad Barn: A Directory of Southern Culture, Slow Exposures Festival, Co-Curated by Ain’t-Bad and The Do Good Fund, Zebulon, Georgia

2016 Open Juried Exhibition, Vermont Center for Photography, Juried by Paula Tognarelli, Brattleboro, Vermont

27th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Massachusetts College of Art and Design,
Boston, Massachusetts

2015

Currents 2015: New Orleans Photo Alliance Member Showcase, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Juried by Alexa Dilworth, New Orleans, Louisiana

33rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Juried by Russell Lord, Houston, Texas

Center Forward 2015, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Juried by Hamidah Glasgow, Fort Collins, Colorado

Photography Now, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Juried by David Bram, Woodstock, New York

Emerging, Annenberg Space for Photography, an exhibition of Photo District News’ 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch, Los Angeles, California

LensCulture Emerging Talents 2015 Exhibition, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California

Community of Artists, Danforth Art Museum, Juried by Jessica Roscio, Framingham, Massachusetts

Photowork ’15, The Barrett Art Center, Juried by Katherine Ware, Poughkeepsie, New York

Slow Exposures 2015, Juried by Jerry Atnip and John Bennette, Pike County, Georgia

Projections, Ballarat International Foto Biennale, Juried by Committee, Ballarat, Australia

Marvelous Things: The Art of Still Life, PhotoPlace Gallery, Juried by Aline Smithson, Middlebury, Vermont

Sky, Griffin Museum of Photography at the Lafayette City Center Gallery, Juried by Paula Tognarelli, Winchester, Massachusetts

Tall Tales: An Investigative Look into the Surreal, Canopy Collective, Juried by Caitie Moore, Ashley Kauschinger, and Erika Durham, Cleveland, Ohio

Inventory of Reverie: Five Women Photographers, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

26th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Massachusetts College of Art and Design,
Boston, Massachusetts

AIPAD, The Photography Show, Park Avenue Armory, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York

PULSE Miami Beach, Rick Wester Fine Art, Miami, Florida

2014

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts

Griffin Museum of Photography 20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Juried by Aline Smithson, Winchester, Massachusetts

Community of Artists, Danforth Art Museum, Juried by Katherine French, Framingham, Massachusetts

Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Juried by Pieranna Cavalchini, Josephine Halvorson, and Kenji Nakayama, Boston, Massachusetts

25th Annual Benefit Art Auction, Massachusetts College of Art and Design,
Boston, Massachusetts

Massachusetts, Gallery 263, Juried by Dina Deitsch, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Shadow and Light, Black Box Gallery, Juried by Julia Dolan, Portland, Oregon

Winter Solstice Show, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts

2013

Griffin Museum of Photography 19th Annual Juried Exhibition, Juried by Kathy Ryan, Winchester, Massachusetts

Off the Wall, Danforth Art Museum, Juried by Dina Deitsch, Framingham, Massachusetts

Winter Solstice Show, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts

Alumni/ae Art Show, Harry M. Drake Gallery, St. Paul Academy and Summit School,
St. Paul, Minnesota

Awards and Grants

2016

Critical Mass Top 50

Daylight Photo Awards Juror’s Pick – Clara de Tezanos (GuatePhoto, Guatemala City)

2015

Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship in Photography

Photo District News’ 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch

LensCulture’s 50 Emerging Talents

New Orleans Photo Alliance’s Clarence John Laughlin Award Finalist

Honorable Mention Award – Center Forward 2015, The Center for Fine Art Photography

Honorable Mention Award – Slow Exposures 2015

Critical Mass Finalist

2014

Review Santa Fe – Juried by Maarten Schilt, Alec Soth, and Amber Terranova

Critical Mass Finalist

2013

Elissa and Bill Warner Discovery Award – Massachusetts College of Art and Design

2005

University of Massachusetts American Studies Program Founder’s Award –

Academic Excellence in American Studies

2004

University of Massachusetts Honors Program Undergraduate Research Grant

Director’s List of the University of Massachusetts Honors Program (GPA of 3.75 or higher)

University of Massachusetts Dean’s List (GPA of 3.20 or higher)

2002

First Place, Community Journalism, New Hampshire Press Association

Second Place, Picture Story, New Hampshire Press Association

Third Place, Multiple Photo Story, New England Associated Press News Executives Association

2001

Second Place, General News Photo, Vermont Press Association

Second Place, Sports Photo, Vermont Press Association

Second Place, Sports Photo, National Press Photographers Association Region One – July

Third Place, Photo Story, New Hampshire Photojournalists Association Pictures of the Year

Third Place, Portrait, New Hampshire Photojournalists Association Pictures of the Year

Third Place, Feature, New Hampshire Photojournalists Association Pictures of the Year

2000

First Place, Feature Single, National Press Photographers Association Region One – November

Second Place, Picture Story, New Hampshire Photojournalists Association

Second Place, Feature Multiple, National Press Photographers Association Region One – January

Second Place, General News, National Press Photographers Association Region One – November

Third Place, Multiple Photo Story, New England Associated Press News Executives Association

1999

First Place, Feature Photo, Vermont Press Association

First Place, Sports Photo, National Press Photographers Association Region One – January

Second Place, Portrait/Personality, New Hampshire Photojournalists Association

Third Place, Photographer of the Year, New Hampshire Photojournalists Association

Third Place, Portrait/Personality, New Hampshire Photojournalists Association

Third Place, Feature Multiple, National Press Photographers Association Region One – July

Associated Press Northern New England Photo of the Month – November

Collections

Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, Massachusetts

JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, New York

TMCB Art Collection, New York

The Do Good Fund: Southern Photography Initiative, Columbus, Georgia

Private Collections, Boston, Massachusetts

Private Collection, New York

Private Collection, New Orleans, Louisiana

Gallery Representation

Rick Wester Fine Art, New York

Teaching Experience

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Educator, 2014-Present

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts

Visiting Instructor, Professional and Continuing Education, 2014-Present

Simmons College of Arts and Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts

Adjunct Professor, Department of Art and Music, 2015

The New England Institute of Art, Brookline, Massachusetts

Part-Time Faculty, Photography Department, 2007-2014

Chair, The Art Institute’s Civic Engagement Committee, 2009-2011

Co-Chair, Outreach Committee, 2008

Community Outreach Coordinator, Photography Department, 2007-2009

Boston Preparatory Charter Public School, Hyde Park, Massachusetts

Volunteer Photography Instructor, 2007-2012

University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts

Artist-in-Residence, Asian American Studies Program, 2005-2008

Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, Charlestown, Massachusetts

Photography Instructor and Arts Assistant, 2005-2008

Professional Photography Experience

Community Newspaper Company, Needham, Massachusetts

Staff Photographer, 2001-2002

Valley News, Lebanon, New Hampshire

Staff Photographer, 1998-2001

The Minnesota Daily, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Arts & Entertainment Photo Editor and Staff Photographer, 1997-1998

Staff Photographer, 1997

Lab Technician, 1996-1997

Professional Service

Horizons For Homeless Children, Dorchester, Massachusetts

Volunteer Playspace Activity Leader, Childcare Provider, 2003-2014

 

 

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