Chronology

 
1951 Born, Los Angeles CA
   


Awards

 
2002 Willard Van Dyke Memorial Grant, New Mexico
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2011 Clouds, Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2008 Glowing Evidence, Ecological Writer's Conference to honor Rachel Carson, Boothbay, ME
   
2007 Glowing Evidence, Ecological Farming Conference, Asilomar Conference Center, Monterey CA
   
2003 Glowing Evidence, Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2001 Planted, Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
1996 100 Rocks in a Riverbed, Wood Gallery, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT
   
1989 Nuclear Shadows, Galeria Ojo, Ojo Caliente, NM
   
1987 Unbidden Landscapes, Entre, Burlingame, CA
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2011 SPE Exhibition: Photographic Truths & Other Illusions, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM
   
2009 The Galisteo Basin Photography Project, photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2008 Cautionary Tales: A Visual Dystopia, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
   
2007 Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM
   
2005 Paper Forests: Photographs of Trees in our Time, Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2005 Mass (Re)Production, College of Santa Fe Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2005 Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM
   
2004 Divergent Talents: Santa Fe Community College Arts Faculty Exhibition, The Governor's Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2004 Honoring Cesar Chavez: Altar Curated by Patricia Sigala, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM
   
2003 The Show, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
   
2003 The Cameraless Image, Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2003 Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM
   
2003 The Farm Show, The Bond House, Espanola, NM
   
2002 Photo Tendencies: An Exhibit by the Photography Faculty of the Santa Fe Community College, James Hart Exhibition Space, Santa Fe, NM
   
2002 Gallery Artists, Photo-Eye gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2001 Water & Snow: Gallery Artists, Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2001 Evolutions of Narrative Photography: Curated by Van Deren Coke, Santa Fe Community College Visual Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
2000 Out of the Woods, La Galeria Arriba at the Abiquiu Inn, Abiquiu, NM
   
2000 Faculty Exhibition, Santa Fe Community College Visual Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
1999 Photographers...or Maybe Not Curated by Holly Roberts, The Harwood Institute, Albuquerque, NM
   
1999 Faculty Exhibition, Santa Fe Community College Visual Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
1999 The Manipulated Photographic Image II Exhibition, Facet Fine Art Center, Taos, NM
   
1998 Trees & Faces Curated by Sabra Moore, Santa Fe International Academy of Art, Santa Fe, NM
   
1998 Faculty Exhibition, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM
   
1997 Agua Vida, The Center for Contemporary Art/Plan B, Santa Fe, NM
   
1997 The Animal Show, La Galeria Arriba at the Abiquiu Inn, Abiquiu, NM
   
1997 Ladies of the Night: Dreamworks of Contemporary Women Artists, Guadalupe Fine Art, Santa Fe
   
1997 The Visible Spectrum: Students and Faculty College of San Mateo, Manor House Gallery, Belmont, CA
   
1997 Light Images IV, Sweeney Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM
   
1997 The Altered Image, Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
1996 Northern New Mexico Emerging Women Artists, Onate Center, Espanola
   
1996 Water Show Curated by Sabra Moore, La Galeria Arriba at the Abiquiu Inn, Abiquiu, NM
   
1996 Polaroid: The Instant Image, The Darkroom, Santa Fe, NM
   
1995 Fotografia: Santa Fe Council for the Arts, Aura Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
   
1994 Through the Looking Glass, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos, NM
   
1993 More Trees, Randall Davey Audubon Center, Santa Fe, NM
   
1993 The Face of Women, The Wells Fargo Building, Las Vegas, NM
   
1992 The Other Eye: Alternative Photography, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR
   
1992 Photographic Still Lifes, La Galeria Arriba at the Abiquiu Inn, Abiquiu, NM
   
1992 Personal Comments, Kimo Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
   
1992 Crossings, La Galeria Arriba at the Abiquiu Inn, Abiquiu, NM
   
1991 Visions of Excellence: Albuquerque United Artists, The Fine Arts Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
   
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Collections

Pacific Northwest Safety and Health Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM
Helanshan National Rock Art Museum, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Yingchuan, China
Anthony and Florence Rodale
Northern New Mexico College, Espanola, NM
The Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods Library, Lincoln, MA
Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, NM
Woman's Health Institute, Taos, NM
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Bibliography

Photographic Possibilities. Robert Hirsch. Focal Press, 2009
 
Phot'Art International. The Planted Series. ed. Jacky Martin, Paris, France, 2009
 
Laurie Tumer: Glowing Evidence. Lili Yang, Mengtao. Chinese Photography, Bejing, China, 2008
 
The Rambler. 2008
 
Mother Earth News. Interview with Tabitha Alterman. Beautiful Terror: Pesticides All Around Us?, 2008
 
Working with Nature: Shifting Paradigms The Science and Practice of Organic Horticulture. Heide Hermary. Gaia Gollege, Cowichan Station,. B.C., 2007
 
SHOTS 97. Russell Joslin, 2007
 
Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age. Robert Hirsch. Focal Press, 2007
 
The Rambler. 2007
 
Laurie Tümer: An Environmental Artist Among Green Farmers. Karin Kloosterman. Treehugger, 2007
 
Laurie Tumer: When The Evidence is Glowing. Karin Kloosterman. Treehugger, 2006
 
A Photographer Responds to Pesticide Poisoning. Judith Perry. Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener, 2005
 
SHOTS 95. Russell Joslin, 2005
 
Exploring Color Photography. Robert Hirsch. McGraw Hill, 2004
 
Under the Radar. Teri Thomson Randall. The Santa Fe New Mexican - Pasatiempo, 2003
 
Style is Substance in Photography. Tom Collins. Albuquerque Journal North, 2003
 
Glowing Evidence: Laurie Tumer. Zane Fischer. THE Magazine, 2003
 
Planted: California Fronds. Illustration for Essay by Alice Hoffman. House & Garden, 2003
 
Glowing Evidence: Laurie Tumer. Teri Thompson Randall. The Santa Fe New Mexican - Pasatiempo, 2002
 
Photographs Glow With Evidence. Michael More. Albuquerque Journal North, 2002
 
Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, Vol. XV, No. 3. Cover and 10 page expose (from sculptor Julie Wagner's Fire Series). University of New Mexico/University of Colorado, 1995
 
Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, Vol XV, No.1. Cover (from sculptor Julie Wagner's Fire Series). University of New Mexico/University of Colorado, 1994
 
Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, Vol XV. No. 2. Cover (from sculptor Julie Wagner's Fire Series). University of New Mexico/University of Colorado, 1994
 
Do You See What I See? Photographer Laurie Tumer Shows the Hidden Paths of Pesticides. Grist: Environmental News & Commentary (photo-eye Cat# 2005)
 
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Education

 
1970 - 1974 University of Arizona, BA in English & Secondary Education
 
1984 - 1988 College of San Mateo, Photography
  Studied with Lyle Gomes
1993 - 1996 Vermont College, MFA in Photography
  Studied with Holly Roberts, Siegfried Halus, and Sabra Moore




Favorite Photography Books

Partial Recall, ed. Lucy Lippard, (photo-eye Cat# ZA564S)
 
Food Chain: Encounters Between Mates, Predators and Prey, Catherine Chalmers, (photo-eye Cat# NM077S)
 
Hockey on Art, David Hockney
 
Holly Roberts, Holly Roberts, (photo-eye Cat# FP027S)
 
Banksy: Wall and Piece, Banksy
 

Favorite Technical Photography Books

Light & Lens: Photography in the Digital Age, Robert Hirsch
 
The Art of Seeing, Derek Doeffinger
 
Visualizations, Martin Kemp
 
Darkroom Dynamics, Jim Stone, (photo-eye Cat# FO023S)
 
Photoshop 7 Magic, Sherry London, Rhoda Grossman
 



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