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Assistant Professor of Photography and Technology Coordinator of the Corcoran College of Art and Design
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Margaret Adams
Margaret Holland Adams is an Assistant Professor of Photography and Technology Coordinator of The Corcoran College of Art and Design. She is an artist and independent curator whose works cross pollinate between analog photography and new media. She lives in Baltimore, MD. She received her BFA in 200… Read More
Margaret Adams
Margaret Holland Adams is an Assistant Professor of Photography and Technology Coordinator of The Corcoran College of Art and Design. She is an artist and independent curator whose works cross pollinate between analog photography and new media. She lives in Baltimore, MD. She received her BFA in 2001 from The Corcoran College of Art and Design and her MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. She has studied at The Maine Media Workshops and under alternative process masters Jerry Spagnoli, Mark and France Osterman, and Christopher James. Her work is included in both editions of The Book of Alternative Processes by Christopher James. In 2008 she was named “Best Fine Art Photographer” by FotoWeek DC and in 2011 curated Examinations in Light, a large scale new media projection event for PROject/proJECT in Roanoke, Virginia. Margaret was born in Winston -Salem, NC, raised in Statesville, NC and spends her summers photographing on her family farm in Cleveland, NC. She uses an 8x10 view camera, toned silver gelatin prints, appropriation. video and sound to explore portraiture, southern vernacular, family and the legacy of war. Currently she is involved in two projects. She is in the first year of a 3 year documentary film project entitled Full Cry. This film is an important document of the demise of rural North Carolina due to suburban encroachment. A second installation project involves large scale sculpture comprised of ambrotypes housed in a steel structure This piece incorporates sound and video and addresses the death of her mother and the experience of hospice. Read Less
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