Education

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), 

Boston, Massachusetts

Bachelor of Fine Art, Photography, 2010

Graduated with Departmental Honors

Chattanooga State Technical Community College

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Associates of Science, Fine Art Concentration

 

Exhibitions

2020        

Stories of The South 

Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN

Home

Strathmore Mansion, Bethesda, MD

Open Lens VI

DaVinci Art Allience, Philadelphia, PA

2019        

The Louisiana Contemporary

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art. New Orleans, LA

2019 Members Exhibition

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Philadelphia, PA

2017

PhotoNola Group Exhibition

New Orleans Community Printshop, New Orleans, LA

Suspect

New Orleans Community Printshop, New Orleans, LA

2011        

Pushpin Show

Homespace Gallery, New Orleans,  LA

Noir

New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA

I’ll Be Your Mirror

1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010

The Second Great LGBT Photo Show

Leslie Lohman Gay Art Foundation, New York, NY

Emerging Visions

Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA

2010 BFA Photography Thesis Show

MassArt: The Presidents Gallery, Boston, MA

Add Inc Photography Exhibition

Add Inc Architecture Design, Boston, MA

All School Photography Show

MassArt: Arnheim Gallery. Boston, MA

Caturano and Company

Caturano Gallery. Charlestown, MA

Focal Resolution_1

Climate Gallery. Long Island City, NY

2009       

2009 Annual Photography Book Auction

MassArt: Godine Gallery. Boston, MA

Photography Showcase

MassArt: A4 Gallery. Boston, MA

2008        

Big Gay Show

MassArt: Student Life Center. Boston, MA

2007        

Haystack

MassArt: Student Life Center. Boston, MA                 

Land and Language

Association of Visual Arts: Landis Gallery. Chatt. TN

2006        

Juried Photography Exhibit

Association of Visual Arts. Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga State Student Exhibit

Chattanooga State Technical Community College.

2005        

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit

Chattanooga State Technical Community College.                Round Here

Loose Cannon Gallery. Chattanooga, TN

Round Here, 

Stone Cup Roasting Company. Chattanooga, TN

2004        

The Little Things

Memorial Hospital. Chattanooga, TN

2003        

ArtScene

Hunter Museum of Art. Chattanooga, TN

Awards & Publications

2020         

3rd Place: Open Lens VI, DaVinci Art Alliance

2019         

Louisiana Contemporary Exhibition Catalog

2011         

I’ll Be Your Mirror Exhibition Catalog

Debacle Magazine, Issue 02

2010         

MassArt: Photography Thesis Catalog, Class of 2010

Focal Resolution_1 Exhibition Catalog

2006         

Best in Show: Digital Photography, Sculpture, Drawing

Teaching & Artists Talks

 

2017             

Instructor: Cyanotype Workshop; NOCPD

Workshop Assistant: Darkroom Painting 

Josh Hailey Studio; NOCPD

2016             

Instructor: Cyanotype Workshop; NOCPD

Workshop Assistant: Bookbinding for Printers; NOCPD

 

Workshop Assistant: Junk Camera Workshop 

Bill Daniels; NOCPD

 

2010            

Photography Instructor

Introduction to Black and White Darkroom Photography

Forest Café & Arts Center, Edinburgh Scotland

Teaching Assistant to S. Billie Mandle: 

Intro to Digital Photography, MassArt.

                 

Teaching Photographer “Looking to Learn” 

Boston Public School System

2009             

Teaching Assistant to Yoav Horesh: 

Photo Books & Intro to Black and White Photo, MassArt.

 

2007             

Teaching Assistant to Keitaro Yoshioka, 

20x24” Polaroid, MassArt

Photography Instructor

Art in Action Summer Program for 1st- 6th grade,

Hamilton County School District & St. Elmo/Alton Park Partners, Chattanooga, TN

 

Experience

2017-2019:    

Chrystal Nause Photography: New Orleans, Louisiana

 Title: Studio Assistant & Sales Associate

 -Selling of fine art photographic prints. 

 -Maintaining inventory and editions. 

 -Assisting in on-location shoots using large format (analog) equipment.

 

2015-2017:    

New Orleans Community Printshop & Darkroom:

New Orleans, Louisiana

Title: Darkroom Manager & Workshop Coordinator

-Administrating the darkroom at a volunteer run darkroom and screenprinting shop. 

-Maintaining the chemistry and darkroom equipment -Scheduling, promoting and teaching workshops. -Managing “open shop”; a time the darkroom was open to the public to develop film or print.

 

2010:             

Forest Café: Edinburgh, Scotland

Title: Darkroom Manager

-Maintaining the chemistry darkroom equipment

-Organizing and teaching classes and workshops.

-Representing Forest Café and acting as an ambassador for the non-profit art center.

2009-2010:     

Photography Lab Monitor

MassArt Photo Department. Boston, Massachusetts 

Title: Digital Monitor

-Helping students with Photoshop, scanners & printers.

-Performing printer maintenance, monitor calibration, and software updates.

2008:              

Northeastern Dance Company

Northeastern University. Boston, Massachusetts

Title: Photographer

-Capturing active and staged photographs of the 

performers for promotional use.

 -Delivering edited digital files to the clien t.

 

2007-2010:    

Paine Bakalar Gallery

MassArt. Boston, Massachusetts

Title: Photographer, Installations assistant and Guard

-Photographing events, exhibitions and programs held by the gallery, including opening receptions, artist talks, and educational programs. 

-Delivering edited images to the gallery for press-use or 

future publication.

 

2006-2007:     

Barnette Photography: Rossville, Georgia

Title: Studio Assistant

-Assisting the photographer prior to and during shoots in studio and on location.

-Digital monitoring, setting up and breaking down equipment, balancing strobe lights.

-Working with the client to fulfill their needs. 

© 2020 Lara Morgan

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