Visiting Artist in Residence, Photography
Primary Academic Program: Photography
Biography:Raymond Meeks is a Hudson Valley–based photographer whose work is represented in private and public collections including the National Gallery of Art, George Eastman Museum, Columbus Museum of Art, Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts, Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Bibliothèque nationale de France, and the Museum of Modern Art Library. His photography centers on memory and place and the way in which a landscape can shape an individual. Recent group and solo exhibitions include halfstory halflife, Paris Photo and venues in Amsterdam and Portland, Oregon; seven kinds of loneliness, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam; sonder, Casemore Kirkeby, San Francisco; and burning with pleasure, Seen Fifteen Gallery, London. Publications include pretty girls wander, MACK Winter 2021; ciprian honey cathedral, MACK Autumn 2020, selected as a Best Book of the Year by Clément Chéroux, Chief Curator of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art; Halfstory Halflife (chose commune, 2018), a finalist for the Paris Photo/Aperture Photobook of the Year Award; and Township dumbsaint 01, TIS Books (2018), among others. He is the recipient of a 2020 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Photography. He previously taught or served as visiting artist/critic/lecturer at the Aperture Foundation, Rhode Island School of Design, Yale School of Art, and Hartford Art School’s MFA program in photography.
BA, social anthropology, Ohio State University. At Bard: Spring 2021.