EDUCATION

1985 California Institute of the Arts, M.F.A. (Studied with Jo Ann Callis and John Divola) Valencia, CA

1982 San Francisco Art Institute, B.F.A. (Studied with Linda Connor and Larry Sultan) San Francisco, CA

1980-1978 Visual Studies Workshop (Studied with Nathan Lyons), Rochester, NY

1978-1977 Le Contrejour (Studied with Claude Nori), Paris, France

1977-1976 Aegean Center For The Fine Art, Paros, Greece

1976-1975 New York University (Studied with Marcia Resnick,) New York, NY

1975-1971 Crankbrook – Kingswood School, Bloomfield Hills, MI

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 “My Mother’s Passing” Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2014 “Rotan Switch,” Solo Exhibition. “Osceola/Highway 61” artist talk. The Cotton Museum at The Memphis Cotton Exchange, Memphis, TN

2013 “Rotan Switch,” The Cotton Museum at The Memphis Cotton Exchange, Memphis, TN

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 "Slow Exposures: Unplugged" Concord, Georgia, Le Grange, GA

2017 "SOHO photo gallery national competition," juried by Aline Smithson, New York, NY 

2017 “Southern Landscapes,” juried by Elizabeth Avedon, Brickworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2017 "Recollections," Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA

2017 "Fine Art Exhibition," juried by Crista Dix, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Los angeles, CA

2017 Photo L.A., Los Angeles, CA

2017 “All Women are Dangerous” Building Bridges Art Exchange, Santa Monica, CA

2016 “Identity: The List Portraits” slideshow presentation, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA

2016 “Slow Exposures 2016” Cochran Gallery, La Grange, GA

2016 “Fabrik Projects” Photo Independent, Los Angeles, CA

2016 “Truth is Stranger than Fiction” Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA), Glassell Commons, Los Angeles, CA

2015 “Fabrik Projects”, fotofever, Paris, France

2015 Los Angeles Center of Photography Members Exhibition Los Angeles Center of Photography, Los Angeles, CA

2015 “Seen” Photo Independent, Los Angeles, CA

2015 Your Daily Photograph, Duncan Miller Gallery, Photo L.A., A Humid Day”

2014 Los Angeles Center of Photography Members Exhibition Los Angeles Center of Photography, Los Angeles, CA

2014 “Pools and Beaches” Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 “Wet & Dry,” WINK Photo Collective, Gallery 446, Palm Springs, CA

2013 “2013 Open Show,” Los Angeles Art Association, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2013 “Rural Impressions 2013,” SoHo Gallery for Digital Art, New York, NY

2013 “The House Party Exhibit”, The Cathy Immordino House, Los Angeles, CA

2012 “Holiday Group Show”, Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN

2012 “The Next: Emerging LA Artists”, The Perfect Exposure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012 “It’s Personal” A Southern Family, Julia Dean Gallery, Hollywood, CA

2012 “Photography Group Show”, Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN

2011 “ZIP(code)” Piñatas 90272, Julia Dean Gallery, Hollywood, CA

2011 JDPW Group Exhibition, “Waiting for the Trial,” Julia Dean Gallery, Hollywood, CA

2011 “Rotan Switch”, Malibu Lumbar Yard, Malibu, CA

2010 “Contrast LA: As Seen by 8 Photographers” LA Bathrooms A&I Gallery, Hollywood, CA

2010 JDPW Annual Group Exhibition, The Julia Dean Photo Workshops, Venice, CA 2009 JDPW Annual Group Exhibition, The Julia Dean Photo Workshops, Venice, CA

2008 “Rotan Switch” My Art Gallery, Malibu, CA

2008 “Summertime” My Art Gallery, Malibu, CA.

2007-2005 UNICEF Benefit, Mirrored Portraits & Rotan Switch, Universal Art Gallery, Venice, CA

PUBLICATIONS

2017 Black and White Magazine (UK edition), “American Connection” by Susan Burnstine

2017 Feature Shoot, photo blog, “Memories from an Arkansas Cotton Farm in the 1980s”

2016 Truth is Stranger than Fiction, self-published book of photographs by ten artists

2016 Nancy Sherwood: My Mother’s Passing, self-published book of photographs

2016 LENSCRATCH Blogzine “Nancy Sherwood: My Mother’s Passing” by Aline Smithson

2015 Photo of the Day, You Don’t Shoot Pictures online publication by Kat Kiernan

2015 PhotoPlace Gallery online exhibition, “Family Matters” Juried by Ann Jastrab

2015 Visura online publication, “Rotan Switch” and “Waiting for the Trial”

2014 Osceola/Highway 61, self-published book of photographs

2014 “Rotan Switch” One, One Thousand online publication

2014 “A Humid Day” Your Daily Photograph, online publication by Duncan Miller Gallery

2013 “Frances and Children with Friends” Your Daily Photograph Online publication by Duncan Miller Gallery

2013 LENSCRATCH Blogzine, “Lisa McCord, Rotan Switch at the Memphis Cotton Museum” by Aline Smithson

2013 LENSCRATCH Blogzine, “Portraits”

2012 LENSCRATCH Blogzine, “Lisa McCord” by Pauline Gola

2012 LA Bathrooms/Piñatas, self-published book of photographs

2012 A Southern Family: Life is a Series of Small Stories, self-published book of photographs with a foreword by Aline Smithson and autobiographic text

2012 F-STOP Magazine, Issue #51: The Portrait

2011 LENSCRATCH Blogzine, “Holidays”

2011 ZIP(Code): 7 Los Angeles Photographers, with text by contributing artists

2011 Waiting for the Trial, self-published book of photographs with text

2010 Rotan Switch, self-published book of photographs and text with a foreword by Linda Connor

2010 Contrast LA: As Seen by 8 Photographers, a collection of photographs with an introduction by Julia Dean and text by contributing artists

EXPERIENCE

2006-1985 Photography Teacher, Our Lady of Malibu School, Oakwood School, Bel Air Prep, Crossroads School, Los Angeles Photography Center, Third Street Elementary, Los Angeles area, CA

2004 Adjunct Professor of Photojournalism, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

COLLECTIONS

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN

HONORS & AWARDS

2017 "SOHO photo gallery national competition," juried by Aline Smithson, second place, New York, NY

2015 and 2016 Critical Mass Top 200 Finalist, Photolucida 

2013 “Rural Impressions 2013,” Juried Exhibition, Honorable Mention SoHo Gallery for Digital Art, New York, NY