Timeline

1962
Canadian born, lives Chicago
1986
Manitoba Artists for Women's Art, Winnipeg, MB, Mentor Program
1986
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, B.F.A. Honors, Photography
1991
Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT, M.F.A. Photography
1997
Community Arts Assistance Program, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago
1997
Illinois Arts Council, Fellowship Finalist—Photography
1997
Tiffany Fellowship Finalist
1998
Canada Council Mid-Career Grant for Visual Artists—Photography
2000
Guggenheim Fellowship Award – Photography
2001
Anonymous Was A Woman, New York, NY
2002
Illinois Arts Council Grant
2003
Richard Driehaus Award, Chicago, IL
2008
American Photography 24
2009
Deutche Bank Prize Nominee

Exhibitions

2014
Creases Turn Sour, Carroll and Sons, Boston, MA
2013
Ill Form and Void Full, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, England
2012
Ill Form and Void Full, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012
Ill Form & Void Full, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
2012
Laura Letinsky: Still Life Photographs, 1997-2012, Denver Art Museum
2012
Feast. Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art, SMART, Chicago, USA
2012
BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works. Laura Letinsky, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, USA
2011
Survey, North Dakota Museum of Art; traveling to Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg
2011
After All, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto
2010
The Dog and The Wolf, Monique Meloche Gallery
2010
After All, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
2010
Still: Laura Letinsky, Evelyn Hofer, Claus Goedicke, Galerie m Bochum, Germany
2010
Masterworks of American Photography: Moments in Time, Amon Carter Museum, TX
2010
New York PhotoFestival 2010, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Survey Exhibition, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg (touring) (solo)
2009
TBA, Hales Gallery, London, England (solo)
2009
TBA, Antwerp Museum of Photography, Antwerp (solo)
2009
TBA, foundGalerie, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
2009
To Want for Nothing, Brancolini Grimaldi Galerie, Rome, Italy
2009
Likeness James Hyman Gallery, London, England
2009
Presence Through Absence, The Art Gallery of Brampton, ONT
2009
Place and Presence: Photography from the Collection, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, IL
2008
Permanent Collection New Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2008
Before the colors deepened and grew small, Galerie m Bochum, Germany (solo)
2008
To Say It Isn’t So, Galerie Kusseneers, Antwerp (solo)
2008
Ah, Decadence curated by Lisa Wainright, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
2008
Stilleben, found Galerie, Hamburg
2008
What We Bring To The Table, Oakville Galleries, ONT
2008
Water-Stone, Gallery 148, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, MI
2007
RoomXRoom, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007
(In)habitations,” Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA
2007
Dirty Pretty Things, Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery, Rome, Italy (solo)
2007
To Say It Isn’t So, Yancey Richardson Gallery, NY (solo)
2007
To Say It Isn’t So, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago
2007
Somewhere, Somewhere, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
2007
Internationale FOTO Triennale, Esslingen, Germany
2006
Somewhere, Somewhere, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA: Oakville Galleries, Toronto, Ontario; Bright Design Showroom, Chicago, IL
2006
Hardly More Than Ever, Michael Sturm Gallery, Stuttgart; J. Bellows Gallery, La Jolla,CA (solo)
2006
Gimmee Shelter, Hamptons, NY
2006
Time’s Arrow ˆ Twelve Random Thoughts on Beauty, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn
2005
Ripe for Picking, Jim Kempner Fine Art, NYC, NY
2005
Hardly More Than Ever, Galerie Kusseneers, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
2005
Somewhere, Somewhere, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
2004
Aftermath: Still-life photographs by Laura Letinsky, Cleveland Museum of Art, OH (solo)
2004
Truth Matters, Houston Center of Photography, Houston, TX
2004
Hardly More Than Ever, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL; Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ONT; Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
2004
Acting Out, University of Iowa, Neuberger Museum of Art, NY (Touring)
2004
Truth Matters, Houston Center of Photography, Houston, TX
2004
DOMICILE, Center for Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
2004
Smart Collecting: A Thirtieth Anniversary Celebration, Smart Museum, Chicago, IL
2003
I did not remember I had forgotten, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, NY; Shine Gallery, London, England; Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003
Morning, and Melancholia, Iowa University Gallery, Iowa
2003
Locating Intimacy, San Francisco Cameraworks, San Francisco, CA
2002
Some Things I Know, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, IL
2002
Venus Inferred-Self Portraits, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto
2002
Morning, and Melancholia, Edwynn Houk Gallery, NY; Jane Jackson, Atlanta; Copia: American Academy of Food and Wine, Napa Valley
2001
Size Matters, Edwynn Houk Gallery, NYC, NY
2001
Laura Letinsky, Vox Gallery, Montreal, QUE (solo)
2000
Morning, and Melancholia, Carol Ehlers Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999
Venus Inferred, Bishop's University, Quebec
1999
Starry Nights, Carol Ehlers Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998
Venus Inferred, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (touring), Ottawa, ONT; GuyMcIntyre Gallery, New York, NY
1997
Coupling, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
1997
Selected Work, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1996
Kiss This, Focal Point Gallery, Essex, England
1994
Courtship: Unity and Diversity, Triplex Gallery, New York, NY
1994
Venus Inferred, Lawndale Art and Performance Center, Houston, TX (solo)
1990
Latent Images, 3 Photographers, Gallery 44, Toronto, ONT
1987
Merchants of Love, SAW Gallery, Ottawa, ONT
1986
Recent Acquisitions, Portage la Prairie Art Center, Portage la Prairie, MB

Literature

2010
Survey Exhibition, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg (touring) (solo)
2009
TBA, Hales Gallery, London, England (solo)
2009
TBA, Antwerp Museum of Photography, Antwerp (solo)
2009
TBA, foundGalerie, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
2008
To Say It Isn’t So, Galerie Kusseneers, Antwerp (solo)
2008
TBA, galerieBochum, Bochum, Germany (solo)
2008
Ah, Decadence curated by Lisa Wainright, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
2008
Stilleben, found Galerie, Hamburg
2008
Interiority, Hales Gallery, London
2008
What We Bring To The Table, Oakville Galleries, ONT
2008
New Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL
2008
Water-Stone, Gallery 148, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, MI
2007
RoomXRoom, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007
Allusive Moments, Rena Branstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007
(In)habitations,” Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA
2007
Internationale FOTO Triennale, Esslingen, Germany
2007
Photography Now, Wright State University
2007
Still Life, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
2007
Dirty Pretty Things, Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery, Rome, Italy (solo)
2007
To Say It Isn’t So, Yancey Richardson Gallery, NY (solo)
2007
To Say It Isn’t So, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago (solo)
2007
Somewhere, Somewhere, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Ontario (solo)
2006
Hardly More Than Ever, Michael Sturm Gallery, Stuttgart; J. Bellows Gallery, La Jolla,CA (solo)
2006
Somewhere, Somewhere, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA; Oakville Galleries, Toronto, Ont; Bright Design Showroom, Chicago, IL (solo)
2006
Gimmee Shelter, Hamptons, NY
2006
Home of the Free, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2006
Taken for Looks, Southeast Museum of Photograph, Daytona, FL
2005
Hardly More Than Ever, Galerie Kusseneers, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
2005
Somewhere, Somewhere, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
2004
Hardly More Than Ever, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL; Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, ONT; Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)