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Lois Conner

Visiting Professor of Photography

Primary Academic Program: Photography


B.F.A., Pratt Institute; M.F.A., Yale University. Photographs in collections at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; National Museum of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, and Sackler Gallery, Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia Museum of Art; New Orleans Museum of Art; Art Institute of Chicago; Cleveland Museum of Art; Yale University Art Gallery; J. Paul Getty Museum; and Victoria and Albert Museum, London; among others. Recent solo exhibitions at Missoula Art Museum; Rossi & Rossi Gallery and British Museum, London; Hanart, Hong Kong; and Zetterquist Galleries and Latse Contemporary Tibetan Cultural Library, New York. Has also appeared in group shows at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Vancouver Art Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Akron Art Museum, and others. Authored books include Beijing: Contemporary and Imperial (forthcoming 2014), American Trees, Beijing Building, Life in a Box, Twirling the Lotus, China: Photographs by Lois Conner, and Out West: 30 Panoramic Views of the American West, among others. Has previously taught at University of Hartford; Princeton University; Sarah Lawrence College; Yale University; China Academy of Arts, Hangzhou, China; and Stanford University. At Bard: 2013–2014.


Phone: 845-758-6822
E-mail: lconner@bard.edu