Chronology

 
1953 Born, Seattle
   
1978 Went to an Ann Noggle workshop in Eugene because I'd heard she was fantastic. She said, "You must join SPE!"
   
1983 Started working with Betty Hahn and Tom Barrow at UNM
   
1984 Worked with Beaumont Newhall at University of New Mexico writing a paper on "The history of the Sequence in Photography"
   
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Awards

 
2005 Year of Arts and Humanities Award, University of Iowa
   
2004 Art and Humanities Initiative Award, University of Iowa
   
2003 The Obermann Center Interdisciplinary Research Award, Obermann Center
   
2000 Individual Artist Grant, Iowa Arts Council
   
1999 Art and Humanities Initiative Award, University of Iowa
   
1995 Faculty Scholar Award, University of Iowa
   
1995 NEA. Individual Fellowship in New Genres, Washington D.C.
   
1993 NEA/Jerome Foundation Film and Video Production Award, Minneapolis, MN
   
1991 Artists 1990 Public Art Award, Seattle, WA
   
1990 NEA, Individual Fellowship in Photography, Washington, DC
   
1988 NEA/Rockefeller Foundation Interdisciplinary Art Award
   
1987 NEA Regional Visual Fellowship, Minneapolis MN
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2001 Dowd Fine Art Center, Detained in Purgatory, Courtland, New York
   
2001 The Fire Series, Media Arts Center: University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
   
2001 Detained in Purgatory, Robert Menchal Gallery, Light Work, Syracuse, New York
   
2000 James Worrell Photography, New York, New York
   
1999 A Post Apocalyptic Dictionary, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA.
   
1991 Notes From the Nuclear Garden, New Image Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA
   
1990 After the Holocaust, College of the Pacific, Stockdon, CA.
   
1990 Notes From the Nuclear Garden, Sushi, Inc, San Diego, CA
   
1986 Margaret Stratton New Work, Fireplace Gallery, Tacoma, Washington
   
1986 One Picture is Worth A Thousand Words, Meridan Gallery, Albuquerque, N.M.
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2003 Hereisnewyork: A Democracy of Photography, 116 Prince Street, New York, New York
   
2003 Only Skin Deep National Survey, International Center of Photography Website, World Wide Web
   
2002 No Exit: Images of Imprisonment, Camerawork San Francisco, San Francisco
   
2002 Prison Terms: Looking Into the Collection, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona
   
2002 360 Degrees: Incarceraton In America, New York Historical Society, New York, New York
   
2000 Genealogies, Miscengenations, Missed Generations, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
   
1999 The Comforts of Home, Hand Art Gallery, Richmond, VA
   
1998 Art, Document, Market, Science: Photography's Multiple Roles, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
   
1996 Self Evident: Photography Explores Democracy, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, New York
   
1995 Mediopolis, The Berlin Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
   
1994 The Visual Diary: Women's Own Stories, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
   
1994 The Wild Girls, The Harvard Archive, Cambridge, MA
   
1994 Imagining Families: Images and Voices, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
   
1992 Inventory of My Mother's House, The Henry Gallery New Work Space, Seattle, WA
   
1992 In FORMATion, Greg Kuchara Gallery, Seattle, WA
   
1992 Photobiographers, Atlanta Gallery of Photography, Atlanta, GA
   
1991 Nuclear Matters, San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
   
1991 Moving Light: Seeing and Believing, Kohler Art Center, Wisconsin
   
1991 Critical Reactions, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
   
1991 Serious Fun, Truthful Lies, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
   
1987 New Mexico 87, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
   
1984 Juried Works, Central Pennsylvania Festival for the Arts, Altoona, PA
   
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Collections

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona
George Eastman House of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Il
Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle, Washington
New York Historical Society, New York, NY
The Library of Congress, Washington D.C.
Dancing Bear WM Hunt, New York, New York
Ellis Island Museum of Art, Ellis Island, NY
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Bibliography

The Living and the Dead. Margaret Stratton. Center for American Places, Chicago, 2009 (photo-eye Cat# UC095)
 
The Video Data Bank Anthology. kate Horsfield. Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA, 2004
 
Hereisnewyork: A Democracy of Photography. Alice Rose George, Giles Perez, Michael Schulan and Charles Traub. Scalo, Berlin, Zurich, New York, 2002 (photo-eye Cat# PK789H)
 
Lesbian Art in America. Harmony Hammond. Rizzoli Press, New York, 2001 (photo-eye Cat# RZ148)
 
Detained In Purgatory/Contact Sheet #110. Margaret Stratton. Light Work, Syracuse, NY, 2001 (photo-eye Cat# LW020S)
 
Contact Sheet 110. Margaret Stratton. LightWork, Syracuse, 2001 (photo-eye Cat# LW020)
 
Art, Document, Market, Science: Photography's Multiple Roles. Museum of Contemporary Photography. D.A.P. New York, New York, 1998
 
Reframings: New Feminist Photographies. Diane Neumaier. Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 1996 (photo-eye Cat# TP014H)
 
Nuclear Matters. Margaret Stratton. San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, 1991 (photo-eye Cat# SC006)
 
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Education

 
1973 - 1977 The Evergreen State College, BA in Media Arts
  Studied with Sid White, Maxine Mimms, and Marilyn Frasca
1982 - 1983 University of New Mexico, MA in Photography
  Studied with Tom Barrow, Betty Hahn, and Ann Noggle
1983 - 1985 University of New Mexico, MFA in Photography
  Studied with Betty Hahn, Tim Barrow, and Ann Noggle






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